Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Apartment Les Gentiannes is a lovely bright 3 bedroom apartment sitting just 8 minutes walk from the heart of St Gervais and 2 minutes walk from the swimming pool and free ski bus stop.
Situated on the first floor of a recently renovated hotel, Les Gentiannes enjoys superb views across to Mont Joly and the Aravis mountains. The large living area, with wifi, UK FreeSat TV (French TV is not available) and ipod docking music system, is perfect for larger families or couples who enjoy more space. The well equipped kitchen has a 4 ring ceramic hob and full sized oven as well as a microwave and the dining table, with great views across to the mountains, will seat 6 in comfort.
The apartment has 2 double bedrooms, one of which has a full en suite bathroom with full sized bath and sink as well as a WC and washing machine. The second double bedroom and the cosy bunk room both share the shower room, which also has its own toilet.
From the living area you have access to a large west facing balcony (a real sun trap catching rays until it sets over the Aravis mountains in the evening) with table and chairs for 4, from which you can take in the marvelous views, and the apartment comes with its own ski locker and private covered parking space for one car. There is also space for a second car in the communal parking area and with its own large separate hallway to store your coats and boots you won't have to worry about cluttering up the apartment with you things when you finally get back from your days exploits.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Passy Lake 10 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||750 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Geneva 75 km, Nearest railway: Le Fayet 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Wi-Fi available|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
The Rhone/French Alps region
St Gervais and its surrounding area is famous for the great skiing in winter and in summer the climbing, cycling and walking. The town has a good snow record in the winter and in the summer and autumn it is warm and sunny.
St Gervais Les Bains
Saint Gervais is a beautiful savoyard village with a friendly atmosphere. It is home to Europe's highest mountain, Mont Blanc and has been a popular holiday destination for over a hundred years. The village is steeped in history and the lovely baroque church is the central point of the village. There are a good range of shops, supermarkets, bars, potteries, art galleries and restaurants and every Thursday morning there is a market, when the village's main square becomes a hive of activity.
St Gervais has a huge number of activities on offer. It is popular with walkers and cyclists in the summer -it is one of the starting points for the Tour du Mont Blanc - and in the winter Saint Gervais has a large ski area (over 400 km) which links to nearby Megeve. The Evasion Mont Blanc ski pass will give you access to St Gervais, St Nicholas de Veroce, Les Contamines, Megeve, Combloux and La Glettaz. The Mont Blanc Tramway can be taken from Saint Gervais to the Bellevue plateau (1800m) or the Prarion giving skiers access to the Les Houches ski area in winter. Or it can be taken by walkers or those just wishing to see the wonderful panorama in winter or summer.
Parapenting, water sports and golf (the nearest course is Megeve) are all easily available nearby.
For those who would like to relax a little St Gervais's famous thermal parc offers complementary therapies and massage. The village also has an open air swimming (open June-September), an olympic sized ice rink, tennis courts and mini-golf (summer only).
The towns of Megeve and Chamonix are just a 20 minute drive away and the pretty medieval town of Annecy is one hour away should you wish to explore a little further.
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