Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The Bellevue is a beautiful apartment, situated in the centre of Les Houches, 50m from the Bellevue ski lift. Ski school, ski rental, restaurants & shops are right on the doorstep. The apartment has a large open-plan living area with a fully equipped kitchen with dining for 6, and comfortable living area with TV, DVD, iPod dock. There is also a cot & high chair if you have infants. The apartment sleeps up to 6 in a double bedroom with en suite shower and a twin bedroom, with the sofa converting to a very comfortable double bed. Dishwasher, washing machine and combined microwave & oven compliment the halogen hob. An enormous cellar has plenty of space for storing skis in the winter or bikes in the summer. There is a separate lockable garage. Outside there is a spacious, enclosed decked terrace (ideal for small children) with a wooden table and chairs for enjoying the sunshine and soaking up the stunning mountain views, including the Aiguille du Midi.
The ski domain of Les Houches offers a large diversity of slopes through the forests, for all the snow disciplines, from beginners to world class skiers who meet on the famous 'Verte' piste for the men's Alpine World Cup downhill and slalom events. The other famous resorts of the Chamonix valley are within easy reach by car or bus (which stops 50m from the apartment), including the famous off piste Vallée Blanche.
The Chamonix valley offers some of the best and most exhilarating mountain biking in Europe, and road cyclists are not far from classic Tour de France passes. Les Houches is on the Tour du Mont Blanc long distance path and Mont Blanc massif offers spectacular alpine climbing. White water rafting and horse riding are also available during the summer months. There are 25 Golf courses within 90 minutes of Chamonix including the world famous Evian Masters course.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Geneva 89 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||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
The Rhone/French Alps region
Chamonix is the perfect holiday destination for any season! You'll be surprised at the size of this alpine mountain town and the amount it has to offer you. Chamonix sits at the foot of Mont Blanc in the heart of the French Alps, displaying glaciers and breathtaking views of the snow capped mountains all around.
The skiing in Chamonix has a reputation for steep unforgiving runs, and there is enough on-piste challenge to provide a work-out for even the most advanced skiers. There is also plenty of skiing for the intermediate skier, enormous off-piste potential and some of the best ski touring in the world.
The apartment is very close to the Bellevue ski lifts, os is perfect for families wanting to be within a short walk of the slopes. There is also supermarket nearly and plenty of restaurants & bars too.
Historic Chamonix is a cosmopolitan town full of life and incredible scenery. In addition to the Ski season for which it is famous, there are hundreds of shops, countless restaurants, bars, clubs and a casino. There is also the sports centre with indoor and outdoor pools, ice rink, rock climbing, paragliding, water rafting, mountain bike trails and an 18 hole golf course. There's always plenty to do for the children too. Chamonix also has a the highest cable car in Europe to take you to the top of Mont Blanc and the Montenvers train to visit the Sea of Ice glacier and ice grotto. Plus cinema, Alpine Museum and a local market on Saturday morning - selling a wide range of local produce.
With a huge range of on and off mountain activities, there is something for everyone throughout the year. Chamonix is a place you'll want to come back to time and time again!