Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
NEW PROPERTY This modern ground floor apartment opens into the open plan living area which has a fitted kitchen and a dining table for 6. There is a double sofabed, WIFI and satellite TV which gives a range of UK channels. Glass, sliding doors give access to a good-sized deck and on to a private garden. There is a double bedroom, a twin bedroom, a bathroom with bath and separate shower, a separate WC and a utility room with washing machine. Equipment can be stored in the ski cellar and there is underground secure parking with an allocated space for the apartment's use.
This is one of three Mountain Base apartments. As well as being a great base for a Winter holiday, the outdoor space with mountain views of this apartment makes it a great choice for a Summer stay. Also, this is one of three Mountain Base apartments in this building which can work well with bigger groups.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Geneva 90 km, Nearest railway: Chamonix 500 m|
|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
|General||TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Rhone/French Alps region
Ferme du Montenvers B1 is situated in a tranquil area of Chamonix just off Rue Helbronner to the south of the town centre. The apartment is 5 minutes' walk from the town square, Place Balmat, with all its shops, bars and restaurants of Chamonix town centre. It is also just 350 metres from the shops and facilities of Chamonix Sud. The nearest supermarkets are Spar (main season only) in the square of Chamonix Sud and Casino on Avenue Michel Croz near the main train station.
For access to the slopes, the apartment is located 300 metres from a bus stop. The nearest ski area is Brevent, 2 minutes by bus.
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.