Chalet | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
This breathtaking chalet nestles in the beautiful Chamonix Valley. The chalet sits at the foot of Mt Blanc in the picturesque village of Les Houches (just a short transfer from Geneva airport). This spacious chalet ,spread over 3 levels, boasts 2 twin and 2 double bedrooms comfortably sleeping up to 8 adults.The layout of the chalet is ideal to accommodate multiple families, as there is ample space for cots.
Main Entry area with ski racks, coat hangers and storage
Bathroom with shower and toilet
Utility area with washing machine and tumble drier
Open plan kitchen with large fridge freezer, 5 ring gas hob, oven and dishwasher.
Open plan dining room with french doors opening onto the terrace,which has magnificent views of Mt Blanc and its surrounding mountains Open plan sitting room with log burner, TV with UK Sky TV and DVD player, Internet point with free WIFI.
Main bathroom with bath, shower and toilet.
Twin bed room with adjoining mezzanine area
There is parking for 4 vehicles,
The largest supermarket in the valley (Super U) is a 2 min walk away.
The bus stop is also a 2 min walk away, which has buses going regularly from Les Houches to the rest of the valley and is a free service. There is also a night bus to and from Chamonix (2 euros, runs until midnight).
Chamonix town centre is a 6 min drive (6 km or 3.7 miles).
The nearest ski lift is 2 km (1.2 miles), The chalet is located with easy access to all the ski areas, the closest being Les Houches,which is great for families.
Within walking distance there is an outdoor Ice skating rink open during the afternoons and evenings where there is also a designated toboggan run and a nursery slope with 2 drag lifts which is open all day and every Thursday evening for night skiing.
Easily accessible either by foot or car there are a selection of restaurants in the village ranging from pizzerias (option for take away) Indian (option of take away), English style and Traditional French Savoyard.
There are also bars that have apres ski, boulangeries, a tourist information centre, a mountain museum, a DVD rental shop, an indoor climbing wall and great range of places to hire skis and snowboards.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Geneva 98 km, Nearest railway: Les Houches 1.3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
The Rhone/French Alps region
Les Houches is located in the Haute Savoie and is the gateway to the Chamonix valley.The pistes of Les Houches are regularly used for international events most notably the 'Kandahar' run which is used for the Men's Downhill World Cup Ski Championships. Les Houches provides a training ground for the French National Ski Team and the Ski Club of Great Britain. The skiing area consists of 1 international black run, 12 red runs, 5 blue runs and 4 green runs, cross-country trails, and a snow park. Extensive artificial snow coverage is provided by a new network of 67 snow canons covering 19 hectares. There are nursery slopes at Le Tourchet in the centre of the village itself. The Jardin du Neige for children from 3yrs is located next to Lac de Chavants, and there is a nursery area at the top of the Prarion ski Lift. Which runs from the valley floor to the top of Les Houches ski area. The other ski areas, Brevent/Flegere, Grand Montets and Le Tour are also easily accessible from Les Houches. You can even go skiing in the Italian resort of Courmayeur which is 15 minutes through the Mt Blanc tunnel. Les Houches is a stones throw away from the more bustling town of Chamonix which offers even more bars, restaurants and clubs. All of which will make for a great ski holiday.
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