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Large Apartment in Prime Location with Stunning Views

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,356 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Central Chamonix, French Alps - Town Centre with Private Parking for 2 Cars and Lift

Whilst right in the heart of the towns restaurants and bars there are plenty of reasons to enjoy a night in as well. The spacious living area is fully equipped with all mod cons including wi-fi throughout. The Lounge has an open fireplace, French doors onto the balcony, LCD TV with UK Sky free view and French channels, PS3 and Sonos wireless speaker. With a large double sofa bed, 4 armchairs, two large bean bag chairs, coffee table and dresser with board games it is perfect for fun nights in. The Kitchen/Dining area has a modern oak dining table which seats ten dinner guests with ease and the kitchen area is well equipped with fridge/freezer, hob, oven/grill, microwave, coffee machine, kettle and toaster. The 3 generously sized bedrooms all lead off the wide hall area and are comfortably furnished. There are 2 bathrooms and a separate WC. An easy 2 minute walk will get you to ski buses for all areas and a 4 minute walk links you to the main Brevent gondola via the Savoy button lift.


Owner
Ingrid Fife
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
15 June, 2017

About Ingrid Fife

My husband and I live in England. We have 2 boys of 28 and 24 plus a dog. We love outdoor activities and will give most things a try which is why we bought in Chamonix. We had been before in both Summer and Winter and knew there was loads to do in both seasons. We are delighted that as well as enjoying many of the same activities we are also still finding new things to try. Access is great with the motorway up to the Mont Blanc tunnel giving dual carriageway to within a mile of the town centre. This means either an easy transfer from Geneva in about an hour or an 8 hour drive from Calais, so on our longer breaks we can bring our much loved pet who unsurprisingly loves outdoor activities too. Unusually for Chamonix centre we have 2 parking spaces and a lift up to the apartment.

Ingrid Fife purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Ingrid Fife chose Haute-Savoie

The skiing possibilities are huge with the Multi pass covering 7 ski areas in 3 countries. This has the advantage of both providing huge variety but also of letting you choose your area to get the best conditions on the day. For non skiers there are loads of options from sightseeing to walking, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, husky sledging, skiing. Chamonix is a proper town and so has loads of amenities as well - lots of restaurants and shops, but also a good indoor pool complex, an ice rink, indoor climbing walls, indoor tennis and 10 pin bowling. Summer brings a huge choice. Apart from all types of mountaineering there is canyoning, white water rafting/ canoeing and mountain biking, a great golf course and some fabulous day out options too - Summer luge, parcours, Lac Passy.

What makes this apartment unique

When our friends, family and guests have stayed we are always delighted at the enthusiasm they come back with both for our apartment and for the Chamonix region. The spaciousness of the apartment is always a focus, as is the central location. For self catered accomodation you can't do much better than being 1 minute walk from the main supermarket and 20 seconds to the 4 nearest restaurants! This gives people a real choice to eat in, eat out or have a take away and not to have to decide until the last minute which to pick. In winter the fabulous open hearth and the big kitchen table create a fabulous homely environment. In Summer the large windows, french doors and balcony allow the Summer in and you to sit out and sunbathe.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We had a fantastic week in Chamonix with sun and snow, very pleased with the apartment, lovely views and location and are looking forward to returning sometime."

Phil (Birmingham).



"Just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed the apartment. It’s not like any apartment I’ve rented in Chamonix before, incredibly spacious and the central location was really convenient. It had everything we needed.

I’ll have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone."

Tony (Liverpool)
Jul 2008
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Chamonix in Haute-Savoie

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1356 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Lift
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Bath with Shower
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with walk in shower, toilet, basin. Bathroom with bath/shower, basin. Separate wc.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , en suite shower room
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 4 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/10 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, bedside tables and double wardrobe. Bedroom 2 with twin beds, bedside tables and double wardrobe. Bedroom 3 with twin beds, bedside tables, 2 further fold out twin beds and double wardrobe. Balcony. Double sofa bed in lounge.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The proximity to the town centre restaurants and bars could not be better. Unfortunately this means that on busy nights it can be noisy if you are used to more rural living. In our view the benefits outweigh the noise and we use earplugs during busy periods to ensure an uninterrupted sleep. Outside: Although this Chamonix apartment enjoys the most fantastic central location, the buildings outside the windows are almost all low level which means that it is not really overlooked allowing views of 3 aspects. The apartment has a large terrace balcony which extends most of the length of the apartment with fantastic views of the Bosson Glacier and Mont Blanc. Relax in the comfortable deck chairs and enjoy the magnificent view. There is private parking for 2 cars which takes all the hassle out of trying to find a parking space. There is also a private lockable ski cave in the basement which is extremely useful for skiers. Utility Room: No utility but washing machine with integral dryer in kitchen. Ski locker in basement for boots and skis. Large entrance hallway with hooks, a cupboard with ironing board and hoover, storage unit for shoes/hats/gloves etc. Cot and High chair available Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The apartment has pillows and duvets for all beds/sofa beds. Our local partners will meet you and show you round the apartment as well as help with any questions you have. Other: In the hallway is a desk, office chair and wi-fi

Reviews

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Large Apartment in Prime Location with Stunning Views
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 23 reviews
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Apartment in Chamonix

  • 5 of 5

The flat was perfect and met all the requirements of our group of six

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for commenting Jo. So glad you liked the apartment.
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Austin texas
4

Wonderful apartment , roomy, great kitchen, great location.

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed the apartment and location. Some noise at night from bars but was not a big problem. Would rent this apartment again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mike - Really pleased you enjoyed your trip and would like to return sometime. Thank you.
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5

Perfect Chamonix apartment

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is perfect for a friend group or 2 family .. We stayed four days and loved the place.

The bedroom size is super, nice comfortable beds, two bathrooms, both with good water pressure and temperature are very good. The living room in the apartment is very nice - and elegant.

Downstairs is a ski room leads directly outside, which makes morning drive to ski easily, and the lift also makes getting in and out with bags simple.

The apartment is just a short walk to the bus stop to take you to all the major lifts to ski in the morning, the nearest lift just 15 min walk.

The owners are very friendly and helpful, and we can not thank them enough for a wonderful stay.

We recommend this apartment!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great. Pleased to hear you enjoyed yourselves. Thanks for providing this helpful review for other guests.
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5

Very comfortable, organised and spacious apartment with many home comforts.

  • 5 of 5

Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their stay at the apartment. Great location if you want to be in the centre of town. We would definitely look to stay here again if returning to chamonix.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jon, Thanks for letting us know. So pleased you enjoyed the location and space our apartment offers.
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5

Excellent, cannot fault.

  • 5 of 5

We had a 4 night stay on a Dad's and Kid's ski break. The apartment was the largest that I have stayed in Chamonix and perfectly located for everything you need. The playstation and games were a nice touch especially as they had good current games suitable for all.

The apartment was noisy at times due to its location and subsequent revellers, but we knew this before booking, so offered no problems or surprises. The kitchen is excellent and again large, containing everything that you need to cook and eat in if required. I would have no hesitation in staying in this spacious apartment again and in fact, probably will!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Andrew,. Thank you for setting out what you liked. Glad to hear this seasons upgrade to the PlayStation was appreciated too.
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Best location in town

  • 5 of 5

Big, warm apartment with good facilities and high speed broadband. Easy for restaurants, buses and ski hire

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks David. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your trip and the facilities our apartment has to offer.
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Location

Nearest Airport
85 Kilometres
Geneva
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
L'M Bar
Nearest Ferry
895 Kilometres
Calais
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Les Praz Chamonix
Nearest Train
0.5 Kilometres
Chamonix
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
A40
Nearest Restaurant
30 Metres
Rue des Moulins- CapHorn, Munchies, Pizza..
Nearest Ski
0.5 Kilometres
Savoy ski lift
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Lac Passy - freshwater lake with beach
Car: not necessary

Travel:

By air - Geneva airport is only one hours drive from Chamonix and is motorway/dual carriageway all the way. The easiest and quickest way to Chamonix from Geneva is via an airport transfer company. An internet search will identify many providers at approx 25 euros each way.

Car hire - Geneva airport offers a range of car hire companies if you wish to self drive. It's not essential to have a rental car though, when you are in Chamonix.

Further Details:

Chamonix offers a range of modern amenities including a fully equipped sports centre/pool, ice rink, climbing wall, bowling alley and cinema.

In summer, the Chamonix valley is just as exciting and beautiful to visit and is world renowned for walking, climbing and mountain biking. The white water activities are also very popular with our family followed by a game of tennis (5 minute walk) where you can hire rackets and finish with a beer on their terrace.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Chamonix, Rhone-Alpes

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Peak Summer
20 Aug 2017 - 28 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£706
for 4 nights
From
£158
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,180
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£634
for 3 nights
From
£186
Fri,Sat
£1,180
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £225
Additional Guest Fee £9 per person per night
Damage Deposit £500

Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds for 6 people. If more than 6 people are staying there is a charge of £60 for each additional person per week. The maximum capacity is 10 people.
We send you a booking form to complete. We use an English/French speaking agent in Chamonix and they meet and greet all our guests for us.

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