Les Houches holiday chalet rental with beach/lake nearby, jacuzzi/hot tub and internet access and balcony/terrace

Chalet Eco Farm

from £500 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Excellent 5/5

7 reviews

from £500 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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Ideal family chalet and B&B avail summer

Chalet / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 Home 166596

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Chalet / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

With a myriad of chalets to choose from Chalet Eco Farm offers you something very special, the wonderful ambience of a 230yr old Chamonix farmhouse married with modern, luxurious facilities such as our 2x6m Swim Spa Hot tub!. Owned and renovated by us over 5 years the Farm has been a labour of love.. but the attention to detail and quality of materials used has resulted in a very special property adored by all who stay.

Featured in 'Mountain Chalets', Food and Travel magazine and The Guardian, chalet Eco Farm can be counted as one of only a handful of authentic farmhouses in the Chamonix valley available for rental. Located in the charming village of Les Houches, only minutes walk to the Bellevue ski lift and local skiing, amenities, shops and several delightful restaurants and just a short drive from Chamonix town itself. The extensive ski area's of the valley are between 5 and 25 minutes drive thus all the excitement of the Chamonix valley is right on your door step and easily accessible!

The chalet is run as a luxury boutique chalet and is offered with total flexibility in mind. Whether you book the chalet catered or self catered our service can include licensed resort driving and airport transfers, stylish cuisine and daily housekeeping. As experienced professionals with more than 29 yrs experience in the Chamonix valley (each!!!) your holiday will be expertly delivered, all concierge arranged smoothly and our friendly service offered with a smile to ensure you have a great stay, whatever formula you choose!

Size Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 5 En suites
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Geneva 100 km, Nearest railway: Les Houches 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Children's pool
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Safe, 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 (10), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Swing set
Access Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Eco Farm is predominantly open-plan and offers approx 220m2 of living space. The living and dining room is open to the roof Apex and the original timbers have been re-used and adorn the walls. Facilities include deep Italian leather sofa's juxtaposed with local mountain antiques and a modern granite and stainless steel kitchen married with hand-build cupboards. In the 5 bedrooms we have provided hotel standard zip-link beds so any room can be a double or a twin. We offer crisp, white, organic bed linen, goose feather duvets and leave you exclusive REN skincare bathroom products. The bathrooms are beautifully finished using Italian limestone tiles. We have a sauna and the outside Swim spa hot tub.This is a great family chalet!

Wonderful valley views are framed from the huge picture windows, velux's and glass doors leading to the balcony. Our Eco features include geothermal generated underfloor heating, rain-water capture, planitherm double glazing, use of Fermacel, and re-use of the original wooden panels throughout providing a warm and indulgent ambience.

In the summer months we offer a private garden, ideal for al fresco dining plus the 'Swim-spa' hot tub provides a brilliant 'splash' pool for kids. We adorn the chalet with hanging baskets and we can even offer our fresh eggs from our chickens!

Chalet Eco Farm consists of the 2 upper floors of an ancient Alpine Farmhouse. The ground floor of the chalet is private (used by staff)

Further details outdoors

In Winter we provide bath-robes and crocs for the exterior 6m x 2.2m 'Swim Spa' hot tub, perfect for apres ski lounging!

In the summer months we offer a private side garden with BBQ, garden furniture, table-tennis and the 'Swim-spa' hot tub provides a brilliant 'splash' pool for kids. We adorn the chalet with hanging baskets and the flower-covered balcony provides an ideal location for enjoying a cool drink and admiring the wonderful views.

Further details

Winter rentals are exclusive for groups. Rentals can be catered or self catered, for weeks or weekends, we are very flexible!

All Holidays can include our minibus service and airport transfers. Credit cards accepted.

Free concierge to book all ski packs, lessons or summer guides and mountain bikes.

Breakages deposit required for all rentals.

Summer holidays are self-catered and EXCLUDE the final cleaning which is 100 euros payable on arrival.

Pressure washer available for mountian bikes.

The Rhône-Alpes region

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.

Locations worthy of a visit include Lake Annecy and the Old town of Annecy, the Aiguille du midi cable-car (Chamonix) for a wonderful view of the Alps and the Mont Blanc at 4807m (the highest mountain Peak in Europe). The Ice caves (accessed by the Montenvers railway) of the Valley Blanche are also worth a visit and for culture, Lyon, with its myriad of excellent shopping and restaurants and local exhibitions and museums.

Les Houches

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 is the largest single, pisted area in the Chamonix valley and has the added bonus of 86 snow canons covering 23 hectares of piste, this ski domain has wonderful skiing for beginners, intermediates and especially families.

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.

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Review 1-7 of 7

17 Oct 2011


"Home Away From Home in a Fabulous Valley"

Gabby and her family couldnt have been nicer. The property was so well equiped it was incredable. We didnt have to buy any of the usual bits that you need but would not use them all such as the coffee filters, they were already all provided as well as all the basics to get you started such as coffee, sugar,milk, biscutes, etc. not to mention the bottle of champaigne! The property itself was incredable, comfortable, immacualtely clean, loads of cups, saucers and utensils! The beds were probably the most comfortable we have ever slept in!! The kids loved the huge Jacuzzi!! Location couldn't have been better with several really family friendly restaurants within 5 min walk in the village. Activities abound locally.

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    Calendar last updated:14 Nov 2015

    Based in France

    Languages spoken
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    • French

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