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Chalet | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 18
This 19th century farmhouse has been renovated to provide guests with a unique alpine experience. Comfort, convenience and luxury were key in the design of this mountain retreat: original stone walls, floor heating, and luxurious materials. The floor-to-ceiling windows and multiple skylights offer incomparable view of the Mont-Blanc, the Aiguille du Midi, the Taconnaz glacier and the Chamonix Valley.
The Chalet is comprised of a main house sleeping up to 14 people. It also has a one bedroom studio attached to it, with a living room and kitchen, providing the opportunity to sleep up to 4 more people (total of 18 persons can sleep in the chalet and studio). Bedrooms 3 to 8 have direct access out to a garden. There is a large wooden terrace with an outdoor jacuzzi and a sauna, all accessed through the old cave which has a shower and massage bed.
We can customize our services to ensure your stay with us meets your expectations. Self catered option includes the following:
Meet and greet at the chalet upon your arrival – 24h reception
Exclusive use of the chalet and all its facilities on a self catered basis.
All linens including towels (2 per person)
A post holiday clean
iPod player in the living room
British and French TV channels, DVD player and extensive DVD collection
Additional services can be provided upon request:
Airport pick-up / drop-off
Arrange for ski passes, equipment rental, ski lessons and guides
Book a chef for one evening
Daily cleaning, laundry services, mid-stay linen change
Stock the fridge
Food hampers, welcome packs, breakfast and bespoke meals
Concierge desk helping with pre-planning of your holiday and assistance on activities
Should you wish to be truly pampered, we can arrange a gourmet experience with a professional chef. Half board or fully catered option including breakfast, afternoon cake and dinner can be organized for you.
Private transfer can be arranged from or to Geneva airport (approximately 1h).
Shared transfer with any of the local transfer services is normally up to 30 Euros per person each way for a shared mini-bus with other passengers going to other areas in Chamonix.
|Size||Sleeps up to 18, 8 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Geneva Airport (GVA) 102 km, Nearest railway: Les Moussoux Train Station 500 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||8 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms of which 8 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (8), Dining seats for 18, Lounge seats for 20|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Double beds can be converted to twin beds if requested. Please let us know your requirement a few weeks before arrival.
|Further details outdoors|
4 cars, additional parking is available on the street.
The Rhone/French Alps region
Haute-Savoie region offers the highest peaks in Europe.Chamonix is an ideal retreat location for summer and winter. Sports aficionados, as well, as companions will find something to their liking.
Chamonix in winter…
Skiing and snowboarding is one of the most sought after activity in the winter. Chamonix offers a wide range of slopes, for beginners to advanced skiers, through its 5 skiing resorts: Les Grands Montets, Brévent / Flégère, le Domaine de Balme, les Houches et les Planards. It is also possible to ski in Courmayeur, Italy and Verbier in Switzerland. For the more adventurous skiers, try skiing the famous La Vallée Blanche.
There are also cross-country skiing areas offering picturesque landscape.
Chamonix in Summer…
The Mont-Blanc remains an attraction in the summer just as much, if not more than in winter.
Sports aficionados can exercise a multitude of activities:
Hiking and climbing the Mont-Blanc
White water sports
The valley is also well equipped to offer pampering through restaurants, shopping, spas, cinemas etc.
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8 Jul 2013
"Excellent chalet in the most beautiful valley"
This chalet provided excellent facilities for a group of 13 adults. All bedrooms en suite, plenty of space in the kitchen and living areas. Couldn't have found anything better.The outdoor hot tub… More
23 Feb 2013
We had high expectations from having seen the photos and read up on this place before we booked. The House is an old farmhouse that's been renovated into a sleek modern chalet. The place was superb and lived up to expectations in all aspects. Great kitchen, nice open social spaces, tasteful deco and nice spacious clean rooms.
The facilities were super. We used the kitchen the most, thrilled by all the fantastic things you could find in the grocery stores. Through the owners we also booked a private chef for 3 nights, something that was beyond luxury and came at a price no steeper than eating out. The sauna and jacuzzi were also highly appreciated after a day on the mountain. Rooms were comfortable and all had en-suite bathrooms, we slept well, but that could also have been due to long days of skiing, great food and wine.
Getting in and around worked well. We flew to Geneva and took a shuttle to the house which dropped us off at the door. Very convenient. All-though they didn't know where the house was they easily found it through the address. Other friends arrived by car. There is a garage and space for two more cars so if you're in a big group mind that you are not all able to park. The buses to the various ski systems pass on the road just below the chalet, but not too often. Chamonix Sud is a 10-15 minute walk away (in ski boots). Brévent and Aiguille du Midi are really close, whereas you have a longer trip to Argentière, Vallorcine or for that matter Les Houches. If you want to be in the slopes early I would however recommend having your own car.
I have very little negative to say about the stay. Whatever problems we experienced were quickly solved and we had an amazing time with our friends.
20 Feb 2013
"Great place to relax between skiing"
Stayed at Chalet l'Orignal for 1 week together with my wife, 4 months old baby and 10+ friends. Even though we were so many it did not feel overcrowded, and I think we still had two bedrooms not used.
The kitchen and lounge area are very spacious with enough room for everyone and a cozy fireplace . The place is also well equipped with floor heating in all (?) rooms, boot heater, outdoor storage for the skis (possible to lock of course), garage + other parking space, sauna, and best of all, outdoor Jacuzzi with a view of Mont Blanc...
Having your own rental car is definitely most convenient, but you can also walk 5-10 minutes to the closest bus station taking you to the ski slopes. Restaurants small supermarkets etc. are also 10 minutes walk from the Chalet.
18 Feb 2013
"No details overlooked"
I went with my husband and our friends to Chamonix for one week. We had a fantastic time at the chalet, and got some excellent days in the slopes.
I have not been to Chamonix before, but I haev a hard time believeing I could have stayed better. The chalet is very close (walking) to the centre, and busses to all the skiing areas goes from within just below the house.
The house itself had anything you could possibly want - nice clean and comfortable bedrooms - all ensuite, a huge open kitchen and living area, sauna, hut tub, open fire, a heating rack for your skii boots, you name it.
27 Nov 2012
"Relaxing in Jacuzzi enjoying glacier view"
I spent 3 nights in this beautiful chalet enjoying beautiful surroundings and comfortable living. The Chalet was conveniently located within walking distance from the city center. I really enjoyed the… More
16 Nov 2012
"Nice week in new built house"
I really liked the house, very open with a really nice view of Mt Blanc. They took up to 17 people or so in the house, so with only five it was really spacious. I could easily go back with a bigger group and would surely have a great time.
We were there in September, and the weather was not that good but I really liked the house and the jaccuzi so that kind of saved us a bit from the rain.
20 Oct 2012
"Relaxing trip in fantastic surroundings"
We really had a great couple of days at the Chalet L`Original. The Chalet combines luxury with all we needed of facilities and great surroundings. All the bedrooms left us with privacy and the living … More
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