Chalet les Favrands
Chalet | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 12
Chalet Favrands is a superb four bedroom chalet which sleeps up to 10 people in 4 bedrooms and a mezzanine. In addition, there is an independent one bedroom apartment making the maximum occupancy 12. Renovated to a high standard, Favrands offers a blend of traditional style and materials with contemporary facilities and conveniences. It is located in les Favrands, a popular residential area of Chamonix which provides a quiet location within a 15 minutes' walk from the town square.
The chalet is laid out over two main floors. The ground floor entrance hall provides storage for coats and boots and a stair leads down to a large utility room perfect for ski and equipment storage. This room also has laundry facilities. A door from the entrance hall leads into the main living area which is open-plan and spacious with a 360' central log burner. The kitchen is fully equipped and has a breakfast bar with 4 stools in addition to the main dining table which comfortably sits 10 people. Three sets of glazed sliding doors lead onto the south facing terrace and large garden which enjoy wonderful views of the Mont Blanc range. On this floor, there is also a double bedroom with an adjacent shower room. A steep ladder stairs leads to a mezzanine bedroom which has flexible beds ie can be set up as a double or 2 singles.
On the first floor, there are three flexible bedrooms. The master bedroom has an ensuite with a large bath, shower and twin basins. There is access onto the south facing balcony as is true of the neighbouring bedroom. This bedroom and the 3rd bedroom on this floor share a shower room.
The Chalet has secluded, mature gardens to the front and rear, enjoying magnificent views of the Mont Blanc range, external parking and a detached double garage with an independent one bedroom apartment. There is a €250 winter season supplement for using the independant apartment (€150 summer season). Please contact us when booking to reserve this room.
NEW FOR SUMMER 2014 The chalet will benefit from a hot tub, which will adjoin the deck and enjoy Mont-Blanc views.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 5 bedrooms|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||600 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Geneva 90 km, Nearest railway: Chamonix Mont Blanc/Chamonix-Sud 1.5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 3 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (3)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
The Rhone/French Alps region
Skiing and snowboarding: Chamonix is one of the world's most famous ski areas, having hosted the first Winter Olympics in 1924. Skiers and snowboarders of all levels are well-served in a variety of differing areas around Chamonix, including Brevent, Flegere, the famous Grands Montets and Domaine du Balme. The Mont Blanc pass also covers nearby areas including Les Houches, St Gervais, Megeve, Courmayeur and Les Contamines, all within an easy drive. Slightly further afield, but within an hour's drive are Verbier, La Thuile, Flaine and Les Carroz. Despite its reputation as an area for experts only, there are plenty of green, blue and red runs to satisfy beginners and intermediates alike. For the more experienced, Chamonix has miles and miles of adventurous off-piste, including the famous Vallee Blanche, an 18 km experience from the Aiguille du Midi down to the town.
Summer and the rest of the year: With the draw of Europe's premier natural attraction, Mont Blanc, Chamonix never sleeps. Whether it's simply to soak up the stunning scenery or get the adrenaline pumping, there is plenty for everybody to do all year round. There are a wide variety of marked trails for hiking and trekking; well-maintained bolted routes for rock-climbing; limitless mountaineering opportunities including Mont Blanc itself; an ever-expanding network of mountain bike trails; some of the most consistent thermals for superb paragliding; raging white water rapids for rafting and hydro speeding; canyoning and abseiling down the spectacular valley gorges; golf at the Trent Jones Sr designed 18 hole course in Chamonix, as well as many other top quality courses nearby; the sports centre has an indoor and outdoor 50 m swimming pool and a large grassed sunbathing area, water slides, numerous tennis courts, gym, spa, jacuzzi, the list goes on.
Chalet Favrands is located in the popular Favrands residential area of Chamonix, a quiet location to the south west of the town centre. Rue Paccard, the main shopping street in Chamonix, is a pleasant 15 minute walk (1200 metres).
The nearest supermarket is Marche U in les Pelerins, 500 metres away. The nearest bars and restaurants are the Jekyll and l'Impossible (600 metres), with many other facilities in Chamonix itself.
For access to the slopes, it is recommended that guests have a car for the most flexibility, in this location. The main bus stop is 650 metres away along Route des Pelerins, with a local connecting bus close to the chalet.
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