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Chalet Whymper Apartmenr, Flexible Christmas/New Year Booking, rates reduced

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Les Houches, Chamonix Valley - Short Walk To Bellevue Lift Station, Great For Families

The apartment is located in the brand new development known as Chalet Whymper, located in the heart of Les Houches, about 150m from the Bellevue lift station. It is ideally situated for the Kandahar World Cup downhill race which takes place at the end of January and is very convenient for skiing and access to the rest of the village and valley. The apartment offers spacious, airy accommodation which has been completed and furnished to a high standard. The kitchen is well equipped and the balcony allows you to enjoy fabulous sunsets over the Aiguilles Vertes. The apartment is located on the first floor of the building with a large balcony and is accessed from either the garage or the front door by lift. There is a video entry phone, underfloor heating, TV and DVD player and it is tastefully decorated with comfortable furnishings, deep sofas and a fully equipped kitchen. The apartment has secure private underground car parking and a ski locker.


Owner
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Les Houches in Haute-Savoie

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
General:
  • Lift
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Bath with shower attachment and basin. Separate WC.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a king size bed, bedside cabinets and lights. Bedroom 2 has bunk beds in the wide corridor leading past the double bedroom with ample storage in the hallway wardrobe. The bunks have DVD players giving an additional chill out zone.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The prices set out below are based on 7 nights' accommodation from Saturday to Saturday with exclusive use of the apartment on a self catered basis. The rates include electricity and linen & towels for 4 people. If there are more staying in the apartment there will be a supplementary linen charge made in resort. There is an additional charge of 30 euros for cleaning which is payable in resort. Please note that for arrivals after 11 pm a 50 euro charge applies. Outside: Balcony allows you to enjoy fabulous sunsets over the Aiguilles Vertes. It has a table and chairs for 4 people and a gas barbecue. Utility Room: The kitchen contains a washer/dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: You will be met at the apartment upon arrival and provided with keys. The rates include electricity, linen and towels for 4 people. There is an additional charge of 30 euros for cleaning, payable in resort and a 50 Euro charge for arrivals after 11 pm.

Reviews

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Chalet Whymper Apartmenr, Flexible Christmas/New Year Booking, rates reduced
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews
4

A very clean, comfortable and good appartment with all the necessary facilities and wonderful views.

  • 4 of 5

We had a marvellous stay, the apartment was very comfortable and were very hsppy to spend most of our evenings there chilling out. The underground parking and lift connection to the apartment was very good. Great to have a washing machine as well as the dishwasher. The satellite television was useful. Some suggestions which we hope will be seen as constructive. The book with apartment information needs to be updated covering all points in English. A coffee table in front of the sofa's would be really a useful addition for the drinks to stand on, when you are sitting down.

Thanks for a great trip.

Apart from that a very good apartment.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Well-appointed and comfortable apartment with great view in excellent location

  • 5 of 5

We have been returning to this apartment in Les Houches over the February half term for the past four years. It is ideal for our family - 2 adults, 2 children - offering a spacious living and dining area, a well-equipped kitchen and comfortable beds. As we drive from the UK, the availability of a garage inside the building is particularly helpful during the ski season. The apartment is less than 5 mins walk from the Bellevue Cable Car, ski bus stop and a selection of good local shops and restaurants. It is a short drive from Chamonix and, while the skiing in Les Houches is lovely, it offers easy access by car, bus or train to the ski areas elsewhere in the valley and also those in nearby Saint Gervais, Megeve, Combloux, Les Contamines and Courmayeur. We will be returning next year.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location. Close to lifts and supermarket.

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic location! The apartment is just a 5 minute walk to the Belle Vue cable car. The village centre with a choice of a few restaurants & bars is close by and it's a 10 minute walk to the supermarket.

The apartment is well equipped with everything you could need for a self catering holiday including a washing machine, which was very handy. If you like to cook there's good knives, pans and plenty of crockery and cutlery etc.

Great views from the lounge balcony.

Although on the main road through Les Houches, the apartment is very quiet at night and we had no problems sleeping.

The apartment was lovely and warm with loads of hot water and was very clean.

There were just two of us and the apartment was plenty big enough. The bunk beds looked very comfortable but as they are located in the spacious hallway, would probably be suited to a family with children or 2 couples who know each other really well. There is also a sofa bed in the open plan lounge/kitchen/diner.

Everything you need is here including TV. DVD player, selection of films, games and fast wifi connection.

We love Les Houches and wouldn't hesitate to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: February 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Coast/Beach:

Clearly the Alps aren't within 10 minutes of the beach. However, during the summer a quick 15 minute drive will take you to Lac Du Passy. Here you can swim in a large warm fresh water lake, with fabulous views of Mont Blanc and the surrounding mountains. There is a small beach and large park surrounding the lake providing all the space you need to sunbathe, kick a ball or throw a frisbee. There is also a small cafe and a barbeque area. There is a 2 Euro per car charge to park.

Travel:

Les Houches is only 50 mins from Geneva airport, transfers can be arranged.

Car hire is not essential especially in the winter as the local bus service can transport you all around the valley. We would probably recommend a car for the summer as you may wish to visit further afield - Italy is only 10 mins away.

Distances:

Geneva airport, 90km.

Chamonix, 6km.

Further Details:

Bus stop - The closest bus stop is about 150m from the apartment.

Ski Pass - Ticket office at Bellevue Lift station (150m).

Ski Hire - Numerous within 200m of apartment.

Supermarket - Shopi, Les Houches (500m).

Boulangerie - 150m.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
In order to reserve your accommodation we require a deposit (non refundable) which is 30% of the value of your reservation at the time of booking. The balance is due 8 weeks prior to arrival in resort. Upon receipt of the balance we will provide you with all the directions/contact details for your accommodation. A deposit of 250 euros, payable in cash or cheque, is required and will be returned at the end of your stay less any costs incurred due to damage, breakages and specialised cleaning.

Changeover Day:
The prices are based on 7 nights’ accommodation from Saturday to Saturday with exclusive use of the apartment on a self catered basis.
Flexible booking can be accommodated on request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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