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Amazing Location For Ski, Hiking And Biking. Outdoor pool. Next to telecabine

Overview

Property

Updated: 04-Dec-2016
Perfectly located between Chamonix and Megève

The fantastic location of our apartment of 38m2 speaks for itself. With commanding views over the mountains, we offer a full sized bedroom containing one double bed and also an additional cabine room containing bunk bed (2 singles). Although ideally suited for four, the sofa bed does make it possible for up to six people.

The apartment contains one bathroom, but also has an additional shower room which is accessed from the cabine room. There is also a separate toilet room, away from the two bathrooms.

The lounge opens out onto a balcony with enough room for a small table and two chairs to enjoy al fresco dining and drinks while admiring the views. The balcony is South-West facing, so the warmth of the sun can be enjoyed until late in the day. The balcony also overlooks the pool.

The lounge also contains the kitchenette which contains everything required for a self catering stay. The dining table has seating for six people.

Within the lounge, there is a sofa for seating. There is also a flat screen SmartTv with free to air television channels (TNT HD).

Although within a managed property, our apartment is independent and the rental will be with private landlords.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are a family from the UK that have achieved a long-term ambition to have a base in the alps. We have traveled far and wide, but as outdoor enthusiasts (skiing, mountain biking, hiking) over the years we have consistently returned to the Alps.

After years of searching, we finally found a perfect property for us and our young family, in the wonderful town of St Gervais. The ideal location allows us to continue to participate in our favourite activities, but also having a base will allow us to learn all of the local areas and facilities in great detail. Of course, we do this in order to share our experiences with our guests, not just for our own benefit.

Speaks English, A little French

9 Reviews

4.7
based on 9 holidaymaker reviews

5

Ideal apartment for the perfect holiday

  • 5 of 5

We have just spent two weeks in this superb apartment. It is ideally located only 5 mins walk from the centre of town and only a few seconds walk from the telecabine station. The apartment has everything you need and is very well resourced. The view from the balcony is just stunning with views over to the snow capped mountain. A perfect setting for your morning coffee or sharing a bottle of wine in the evening. The apartment has a great selection of hikes and bike rides from the door. The use of the outdoor pool was an added bonus and made an ideal way of cooling down after a fantastic walk in the mountains. The pool was the perfect temperature and very clean. We had 6 of us staying for our second week so we made full use of the very comfy sofa bed. If you are looking for the perfect holiday then this is the apartment for you. We will return.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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St Gervais apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was just as described, very spacious and well-equipped. The view was better than expected and it is very convenient for both the ski lift and the village centre. The whole apartment block is well maintained and very quiet. One of the best ski apartments we have stayed in.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic apartment with a great location

  • 5 of 5

Fantastically well equipped apartment and ideally suited for access to the lift, great local bar and the town was only 5 minutes walk. I would recommend this apartment to anybody. The arrangements were all very efficient and it was a pleasure to rent this apartment in every respect

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week's ski holiday in St Gervais at Pete and Elaina's apartment. The location was so convenient, right next the the main ski lift and an easy walk into town. The apartment was clean, nicely furnished and very well equipped - it had everything we needed. We would definitely return and stay again. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Maria M

  • 5 of 5

We would like to thank you for a wonderful apartment. It is very well equipped in the kitchen for cooking (could do with some instructions on how to use little oven though). In general you have an extensive instruction and welcome pack which was helpful. All the furniture was good especially the sofa. The views up Bettex is great too. We had a great holiday made better by having such a warm and comfortable apartment to come back to. Also Mme Bosviel was really nice too. Thank you again.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Apartment / Noisy Complex

  • 3 of 5

We rented as a group of four adults, the apartment was lovely and very well equipt would possibly be more suited to 2 adults and 2 children. there were a few niggles, nasty drainage smell in the main bathroom and leaky plumbing under the kitchen sink meaning you had to remember to empty the bowl under the pipework everyday, if it could be picked up and located somewhere peaceful I would definately rent again, however sadly our holiday was turned into a nightmare by the other residents in the building.

It would appear a foreign tour operator has a rental agreement for a number of the apartments in the building and these on the week we stayed were let to groups of youngsters who made life a misery with loud music till all hours, noise all night from the balconies and stomping around from above in the early hours. Despite several complaints to Reception and notices all over the building asking noise to be kept to a minimum from 10pm this made no difference, in fact on the last night of our holiday we were kept awake with loud music until 2am at least then woken at 3.30am by chattering and noise from the partying neighbours above who seemed to feel that as it was their last night that was acceptable, we unfortunately had a long drive home to England so didn't agree we ended up just getting up at 4am and setting off home as sleep was an impossibility.

The apartment has a great location next to the ski lift and is in an excellent location for town/shops. The ski area was excellent.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
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Location

From the Owner

Predominantly the fantastic location. We have been fortunate enough to ski in many of the big resorts, but we simply adore the subtle charm of St Gervais and the Evasion Mt Blanc area in general. It is not for Club 18-30 enthusiasts or similar (St Gervais does not have a nightclub), but if you like fantastic skiing with peaceful slopes then St Gervais is perfect. Not that St Gervais is only for peaceful skiing. When we want to step it up a gear, there is plenty of tough terrain. When the weather closes in on Chamonix, the guides mostly head over to St Gervais, and it is always possible to head over to Chamonix anyway.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Geneva at 86 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Chamonix at 24 Kilometres Nearest Train : Le Fayet at 7 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Autoroute Blanche at 5 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Le Bettex - Mt D'Arbois Telecabine at 50 Metres Nearest Beach : Lac D'Annecy at 88 Kilometres Car: not necessary

Perfectly located between Chamonix and Megève, St Gervais is a delightful Spa town in the heart of some of the best mountain country. Popular all year round makes St Gervais popular and thriving whatever time of year you choose to visit.

One of the best kept winter secrets in the alps, immediate access is available to one of the larger of the French ski areas, Evasion Mt Blanc (445km of pisted runs). What sets this particular area aside from the others, it that it is fantastic for families (and proudly so). Quiet slopes and quiet resorts make for a friendly atmosphere. In addition, the telecabine leads to the location of the ski school at Bettex, which has a great reputation.

In the summer, the telecabine runs and allows access to the mountains for hiking and mountain biking to some of the most scenic trails in the alps. Other local activities include paragliding, canyoning, bungee jumping, white water rafting and lots more.

Locally, the thermal baths are available to take away all your aches and pains or simply just for fun and relaxation.

Departing from St Gervais is the Tramway du Mont-Blanc. In winter it carries skiiers over to Les Houches, part of the Chamonix Valley ski area. In summer, it carries tourists and offers magnificent views, excellent hiking from several locations, mountain biking from Bellevue, restaurants at altitude and more. It is, of course, also the first part of the long route that mountaineers take when attempting to reach the summit of Mont Blanc.

Down in the valley just below St Gervais, Le Fayet contains more shops and restaurants. It is also where the nearest train station lies, plus has the benefit of a casino.

See www.saintgervais.com for more information, including details of festivities and activities that occur throughout the year.

Further afield, at the end of the valley is Les Contamines (10km). It is part of the same ski area, though not connected by piste or lift. In summer, activities for all the family include: the Pontet Leisure Park, fishing, swimming, boating and even a dog sled park. www.lescontamines.com for more info.

Megève, at 10km, is at the heart of the Evasion Mt Blanc ski area. Although it may be a small resort, it has all the shopping and restaurants you could wish with an unlimited budget! Activities include the via ferrata, mountain biking, canyoning, hiking and more. www.megeve.com.

Of course, also nearby is the world famous Chamonix. At 24km, it is less than half an hour away by car and well worth the journey. Famous for the quantity, quality and variety of its off-piste skiing, it also has a fantastic array of activities in the summer. From paragliding to hikling to white water rafting and everything in between. Chamonix is also the base for: the Aguille du Midi (at 3842m / 12,605 ft is a 360 degree panorama with direct views of the peak of Mt Blanc.), Glacier des Bossons and much, much more. www.chamonix.com.

With a car, though not an extensive list, the following areas would be possible to visit: Albertville [Town - 42.5km], Beaufort [Town, Cheese - 53km], Anncey [Town, Shopping, Restaurants, Lake, Boating, Swimming - 87.5km].

Alternative nearby ski resorts: Chamonix [24km], Argentiere [32km], Courmayeur [Italy via Mt Blanc tunnel, 41.5km] Samoens [46.5km], Flaine [48.5km], Verbier [Switzerland - 87.4km].

For road cyclists, there are plenty of climbs in the area. However, some of the more famous climbs include:

Col des Aravis [31.5km - 1486m], Col des Saises [33km - 1650m], Col de la Croix Fry [40km - 1477m], Le Grand-Bornand [44.5km - 944m], Col de la Colombiere [46.5km - 1613m].

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autum Week
3 Sep 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£211
for 7 nights
£211
 
 
Winter Week
17 Dec 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£843
for 7 nights
£843
 
 
Winter Week
24 Dec 2016 - 30 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£928
for 7 nights
£928
 
 
Winter Week
31 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£590
for 7 nights
£590
 
 
Winter Week
7 Jan 2017 - 13 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£380
for 7 nights
£380
 
 
Winter Week
14 Jan 2017 - 20 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£380
for 7 nights
£380
 
 
Winter Week
21 Jan 2017 - 27 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£380
for 7 nights
£380
 
 
Winter Week
28 Jan 2017 - 3 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£422
for 7 nights
£422
 
 
Winter Week
4 Feb 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£928
for 7 nights
£928
 
 
Winter Week
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£970
for 7 nights
£970
 
 
Winter Week
18 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£970
for 7 nights
£970
 
 
Winter Week
25 Feb 2017 - 3 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£590
for 7 nights
£590
 
 
Winter Week
4 Mar 2017 - 10 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£380
for 7 nights
£380
 
 
Winter Week
11 Mar 2017 - 17 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£380
for 7 nights
£380
 
 
Winter Week
18 Mar 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£380
for 7 nights
£380
 
 
Winter Week
25 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£380
for 7 nights
£380
 
 
Winter Week
8 Apr 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£380
for 7 nights
£380
 
 
Low Season Week
15 Apr 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£211
for 7 nights
£211
 
 
Summer Week
24 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£253
for 7 nights
£253
 
 
Summer Week
1 Jul 2017 - 6 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£380
for 7 nights
£380
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £253
Stay tax €2 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

There are optional charges. Linen (two towels and bedding) is charged at €12.00 per person, per week if required. Cleaning can be arranged at either €60.00 or €100.00, depending on level required.

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Facilities

From the Owner

In a peaceful resort with lots to do in the area and surrounds. Closest property to the telecabine makes any outdoor activity easy, particularly for skiing in the winter and mountain biking and hiking in the summer. The centre of St Gervais is only a 5 - 10 minute walk, but you do not need to go into the centre for most of the essentials as there are shops nearby. The swimming pool also offers welcome refreshment during the summer holiday periods, of course with the wonderful mountain backdrop.

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna ...

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • mountain
  • town

Attractions

  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting

Floor Area

  • 38 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure, Second bathroom off cabine with shower and basin.
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Main bathroom with bath, toilet and basin.
  • Family bathroom with bath, shower from the tap and also separate toilet. Additional shower room is accessible from the cabine room. Towels are available together with bedding for an additional charge.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, Cabine Room with bunk bed and shower room.
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, Bedroom with double bed.
  • Main Bedroom with double bed. Second room is a cabine room (no window) with bunk beds. The second bathroom, a shower room, is accessed from the cabine room. Bedding is available together with towels for an additional charge.

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

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