Chalet | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 14
For full details see www.holidaychaletcombloux.co.uk
Chalet La Ribambelle is a beautiful traditional chalet set above the alpine village of Combloux, with spectacular views of the Mont Blanc and its mountain range. It has been used as a family holiday home ever since it was built approximately 50 years ago by our parents. It is set at the end of a quiet lane, with rolling fields below and very few other houses around, providing a wonderfully tranquil setting with plenty of open space.
SKIING. Ski slopes are 3 minutes by car. A shuttle bus is available. We can organise ski hire at discounted rates.
The chalet is on three levels, with the main living accommodation on the middle level. The house sleeps 14 people in six bedrooms with 4 bath or shower rooms, very spacious living areas and wonderful views from most windows.
There is ample parking, a children's play area, a large south-facing terrace.
Ideal for skiing holidays and for walking, cycling or just relaxing in the most beautiful countryside
|Size||Sleeps up to 14, 6 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Geneva 70 km, Nearest railway: Sallanches 8 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, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (8), Double beds (3), Cots (2), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 14|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
Front door entrance under large covered porch to small entrance hall on ground (middle) floor with adjacent WC. Very large open-plan L-shaped sitting and dining room with slate floors. The sitting room has comfortable sofas for 14, facing two large bay windows with beautiful views of the Mont Blanc and mountain ranges, and a large fireplace. The room sweeps round to the right to a spacious dining area with long table and chairs, two large bay windows and two doors onto the terrace. Good-sized well-equipped fitted kitchen with oven, ceramic hob, microwave, dishwasher, large fridge with smaller freezer compartment (second fridge and freezer in cellar area downstairs). Off sitting room, small study/snug with desk and comfortable seating, various books and games for guests' use. , Samsung 32” HD TV with Samsung Blueray/DVD player
|Further details outdoors|
The house is set at the end of a quiet cul de sac above the village of Combloux, surrounded by fields and only one or two nearby houses. The main living area opens onto a large decked terrace (approx. 10m x 5m), which leads to a sloping garden area with shrubs and flowers. The terrace has a large round wooden table with up to 14 chairs, and assorted loungers and tables, plus 3 parasols. A small footpath runs alongside the garden and accesses both the lower level of the chalet and the large gravel parking area. Beyond the parking area is a fantastic children's play area, with swings, slide, climbing area and viewing point.
-25% of rental to be paid within five (5) days of booking.
-75% of rental (the balance) to be paid in full 60 days before arrival.
SECURITY DEPOSIT of £500
- A deposit of £500 is payable 60 days before arrival (with the balance of the rental )
This will cover any damage or breakages during the stay and also any phone calls made on the landline.
The balance will be refunded within fourteen (14) days of your departure from the chalet
Full details are given in the rental contract.
Payments to be made by personal cheque or bank transfer payable to Simon Browne.
– the maximum number of guests is limited to fourteen
- It is a requirement that everyone has travel insurance for your trip to cover personal liability.
The Rhone/French Alps region
Set in the Massif of Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in Europe, Combloux was described by Victor Hugo as " The Pearl of Mont Blanc".It is an alpine village with the rustic charm of chalets , old farms and countryside.
Apart from being a friendly family ski resort it is an excellent centre throughout the year for a host of sporting and cultural activities. Interesting places to visit are Megeve, only 10 minutes away, with wonderful shopping , concerts and activities, historic Geneva, lakeside Annecy and Evian and Chamonix with its activities,cable car, funicular railway to the Glacier and narrow gauge railway through the mountains to Martigny in Switzerland .
One hour from Geneva. A free shuttle bus runs winter and summer from the end of the road to the ski slopes and to the village. Combloux has a small supermarket and a range of other shops and restaurants, and is just a few minutes’ drive from the house, which in turn is just a two minute drive from the ski slopes in winter – or great walking in summer. The village has a Wednesday market and a tourist office which co-ordinates lots of local activities.
There is a larger supermarket within a 10 minute drive, and the valley town of Sallanches, with hypermarkets and shopping outlets, is approx. 20 minutes’ drive. Combloux as a ski resort has a good network of slopes with altitude 1200m – 1900m, and is also connected to some of the Megeve slopes. The resort offers a good range of skiing for beginners to advanced and has an excellent ski school. In summer you can swim in the bio-lake in the village, unique in its natural water cleansing system, with lovely lake-side grassy areas to sun-bathe, and adjacent restaurant and beauty centre offering a range of treatments. As well as this there is a wide network of paths throughout the mountains, and some lifts function in summer for both walkers and mountain bike enthusiasts. Other local attractions include the traditional alpine town of Megeve, one of the oldest ski resorts in France and made famous by the Rothschild family. Megeve is just a 10 minute drive, where you can enjoy a range of beautiful designer shops, pretty streets with plenty of cafés and restaurants, as well as a large weekly Friday market. There are frequent festivals and concerts .
Chamonix is a 30 minute drive, Annecy and Evian are an hour away.
Sports facilities in the area include skiing (downhill and cross country), walking, climbing, cycling, mountain biking, swimming (indoor and outdoor), horse riding, tennis, golf (4 courses) , crazy golf, ice skating, ballooning, paragliding, white water rafting, fishing, children's playgrounds, adventure playgrounds, skateboard parks, summer toboggan (luge) etc.