Farmhouse | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 18
This 19th century farmhouse has been extensively renovated to create a stylish and contemporary 7 bedroom chalet with a 1 bedroom apartment. Traditional exposed stone walls, individual modern design, luxury facilities and optional bespoke services make for an unforgettable mountain experience!
The chalet sleeps up to 14 and the independent studio apartment takes the maximum occupancy to 18.
The living area is open plan, with a central wood burner to gather round and floor to ceiling windows offering magnificent views across the Chamonix valley. The kitchen is spacious, modern and fully equipped, and the dining table is placed to take advantage of the views. The master bedroom is on this floor, featuring a bath within the room and an ensuite shower room. A second bedroom on this floor has an ensuite shower room and is flexible, so it can be prepared with a double or twin beds.
On the ground floor there are 5 bedrooms, a comfortable second lounge area and wetroom with original vaulted ceiling. All of the lower floor bedrooms have ensuite shower rooms, doors opening onto terrace areas, and are flexible (double or twin beds). The main terrace is accessed from this level and has an outdoor dining table, sauna and hot-tub. There are exceptional views of the Les Bossons Glacier and Mont-Blanc from here. At the other side of this terrace is the self-contained studio apartment which has a flexible bedroom (double or twin) and a double sofabed in the living area. An external staircase links the studio to the main living floor (first floor) of the chalet and parking area.
There is underfloor heating throughout the property, a heated bootroom for ski equipment, a garage and additional off-street parking.
Chalet l'Orignal offers large groups spacious, stylish accommodation with all modern facilities. Situated in the Les Pecles area of Chamonix, it is a short walk from Chamonix centre.
|Size||Sleeps up to 18, 8 bedrooms|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Geneva 90 km, Nearest railway: Chamonix (Station Aiguille du Midi) 800 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
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||8 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms of which 7 En suites and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (16), Double beds (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Rhone/French Alps region
This contemporary chalet is on Route des Pecles. Located just 5 minutes walk (500 meters) from Rue du Docteur Paccard, with all its restaurants and shops. It is also located 15 minutes walk from Le Brevent ski lift and 200 metres to the shuttle bus travelling between the different ski resorts.
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.
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