This beautiful mountain lodge is located close to the ski lifts at Prarion and the pistes of Les Houches (Chamonix Valley)..... and in the summer, the Mountain bike and hiking trails.
The chalet can sleep up to 15 guests comfortably. In the WINTER we offer the chalet on a flexible basis, you can book the chalet exclusively to your group of 10 or more catered or self catered or during catered weeks you can book just a room and share the chalet. In the SUMMER we offer the chalet on a self catered basis only.
La Forge has 7 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms (4 rooms are ensuite) sauna, hot tub, wifi, large living and dining area with open fireplace and sunny breakfast room.
Beautifully decorated in a retro chic style La Forge appeals to snow enthusiasts of all ages! As owner/operators of more than 30 winters relax in the knowledge that your holiday will be expertly delivered by DEDICATED PROFESSIONALS!
WINTER CATERED SERVICE; during the winter the chalet is run as a Boutique style Chalet-Hotel with a small team of professionals looking after you! We include the services of an excellent chef who will offer comprehensive breakfast, afternoon tea and 4 course evening meal with aperitif, canapés, wine and finishing with coffee and herbal tea's. One day is staff day off. We include a resort minibus service to whisk you in comfort around the resort and can arrange airport transfers for a small charge. The chalet is kept spotlessly clean and our charming and friendly staff are on hand to organise all your ski or boarding requests and make sure your holiday is run seamlessly, as one would expect from a dedicated chalet holiday company!
SUMMER SELF CATERED SERVICE; during the summer we offer this large property self catered, IDEAL for FAMILIES or groups of friends, or for a WEDDING party. We will make up the beds for you, supply towels and leave a small welcome basket. We can welcome you to the property between 16hr and 18hrs. We can organise any local activities and are on hand to make sure you have a wonderful 'home from home' to enjoy in the mountains! We usually drain the hot tub but can offer this facility for a supplement. Final cleaning is NOT included. This is120 euros at the end of your stay.
|Size||Sleeps up to 14, 7 bedrooms|
|Rooms||7 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms, 4 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Check in time:||16:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||100 km, 3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||King Beds (4), Double beds (1), Single beds (8), Cots (1), Dining seats for 15, Lounge seats for 15|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
The chalet is decorated in a chic French country style and illustrates the owners love of collecting. Old ski memorabilia, lovely black and white photo's and original ski posters decorate the walls.
The living area has funky red leather sofa's and cow hide rugs plus a 50" flat screen TV, Wii and Freeview Sky TV. There is a cosy dining area comfortable for 14 persons and we have extension table for larger groups.
There is a cosy wood burning stove and stag antlers adorn the walls.
The light and airy breakfast room has a large pine table and benches, perfect for the hearty breakfast we serve.
The bedrooms are decorated in neutral colours with pretty scatter cushions and top covers whilst crisp white bedlinen and towels are provided for guests. Most bedrooms have superb zip link divans and make excellent Superking double beds (or twins). Each bedroom has either an ensuite shower/wc or adjacent facility with wc.
Additional facilities include our sauna, hot tub in the garden (winter only), laundry facilities, WiFi and our dedicated team to look after you including our talented cook. In the summer there is a little bubbling stream that runs through the garden and a Mazot.
|Further details outdoors|
A pretty garden which boarders woodland on one side and a gentle stream. There is a graveled area outside kitchen door, next to the stream where small groups can sit and enjoy an al fresco breakfast! There is a stone terrace the other side of the property with a larger table/chairs and BBQ for lunchtimes, and grassed area.
There is plenty of parking enough for at least 4 vehicles.
There is an idylic 'Mazot' , which doubles as a child's playhouse which smaller children will adore!
In the winter the garden is snow covered so some of the above facilities may not be available.
The Mont Blanc massif offers an adrenalin packed holiday destination both winter and summer!
In winter you could ski 3 countries in one holiday! France, Switzerland and Italy! Boundless pistes and off piste variations including the famous 21km Vallee Blanche trail (with a Guide)
In summer you can walk the 'Tour du Mont Blanc' and visit a host of charming villages and towns whilst admiring stunning Alpine pastures packed with the flora and fauna of the High Alps.
Day trips worth a mention include; Annecy lakes and town, Evian, Geneva, Martigny In Switzerland and Aosta in Italy, all within 1.5hrs drive.
Home to the sports of skiing and mountaineering, Chamonix is simply addictive. The dramatic mountains of the Chamonix valley incorporating the Mont Blanc Massif offers breathtaking scenery and make it a stunning setting for any skiing, snowboarding or summer activity holiday. With five separate ski areas scattered along the Chamonix valley, each with its own unique character and the famous off piste Valley Blanche run , every level of skier and snowboarder is amply catered for!
Les Houches is a pretty and unspoilt ski village which nestles just 5km from Chamonix town.
Les Houches in the summer is perfect for mountain biking, hiking and walking.
The Chamonix valley has plenty to offer the non-skier, both rich in history and buzzing with shops, markets, bars, restaurants, exhibitions and festivals. There is also an seemingly unlimited variety of activities, from rock and ice climbing or snow shoe walking to x country and husky sledding. Chamonix is more than just a ski resort - it's a thriving mountain community, offering something for everyone. So join us this winter, you'll find our ski chalets simply gorgeous, our service attentive, our value for money excellent and your holiday experience simply unforgettable.
Les Houches centre is just a few mins by car from La Forge or a 20 min walk. There are a number of excellent restaurants which include a pizzeria, creperie, 2 good French restaurants, 2 'fushion' style brasseries and even an Indian! There are 2 good supermarkets, couple of Boulangeries and a wonderful deli/saucisson shop next to the Bellevue cablecar.