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Luxury Chalet in Les Contamines, ski in/out

Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
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About the property

5 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, 1 Separate WC, Sleeps 10-11

Chalet Le Bambi is a luxury refurbished chalet completed in Summer 2011. It has 5 spacious bedrooms, a large open-plan living ding area of 50sqm, 3 full size bathrooms and a separate WC. Le Bambi's most exciting feature is its location - 100 meters to the ski lifts and next to an old ski run down to the village enabling you to ski home to the door. Fully refurbished in 2010/11 to the highest standard, Le Bambi has underfloor heating throughout the Chalet and a wood burning stove to ensure cozy evenings in. The views of Mont Joly, Dome de Miage, the village and ski run can be enjoyed from the new floor to ceiling windows. There are double glass doors in the kitchen opening onto a large terrace which can be used for barbeques/outside dining once the weather improves! The chalet is perfect for a large family or two families as it has 3 bedrooms on the top floor and two on the lower floor with the kitchen/living area in between. Safety gates, high chair and cot available.

Newly renovated Ski Chalet: This beautiful chalet, located right by the ski lifts, offers the potential to ski to the door at the end of each day on the slopes. Renovated to the highest standard in 2010/2011 this property is only on the market for a few weeks each year. Located in Les Contamines, a beautiful traditional alpine resort which still retains its village atmosphere, it is just a short drive from the sparking lights of Megeve or the action of Chamonix. Les Contamines is part of the Evasion Ski area - a huge area of approx 445km of pistes. The chalet is a 10 minute walk into the centre of the village and there is a regular free shuttle bus during the winter which stops less than a minutes walk away. The main ski lift is less than a 100meters walk from the front door and it is possible to ski right into the back door of the chalet (off piste route). The chalet has lots of storage for skis and ski equipment and the wood burning stove is perfect to warm hands after a long day on the snow.

Family Friendly Chalet: Chalet Le Bambi is perfect for a family winter ski holiday or a summer time mountain escape. Les Contamines is know as a family friendly resort and caters perfectly for little people in the winter and the summer. The creche is only a 10 minute walk from the chalet and will take children on a weekly basic, half days or full days. The village is perfect for children in the summer with a fantastic park which includes a swimming lake with beach, a natural lake with pedal boats and fishing, tennis courts, crazy golf, trampolines, playground and a great high wire course. There is rock climbing close by, horse riding and biking and the village organises daily activities for children to take part in. The park is only a 15 minute walk from the chalet making it a perfect base.

More Details

Stephen Kelly
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 February, 2017

About Stephen Kelly

We are an family of 5 from Ireland. We love France, skiing and especially Les Contamines. We try to spend as much time as possible in Chalet le Bambi but with young kids at school its difficult. We want other families to experience and enjoy the chalet like we do.

Why Stephen Kelly chose St. Gervais - Megeve area

Chalet le Bambi is perfect for two families to share or one large family. There are three bedrooms on the top floor, open plan living in the middle and two bedrooms on the lower floor. Toilets and showers on all three floors, and all the mod cons for living eating and enjoying your stay

What makes this chalet unique

Location location location !

Chalet le Bambi is situated just a 2 min walk from the Telecabine, and its possible to ski home to the door (piste stops 150meters from the chalet or off piste right to the door). In summer we are surrounded by beautiful views, great hiking from the door and just a 10 min walk from the adventure park/lake.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Yes we had a wonderful stay in your chalet !

Everything was perfect : we appreciated everything and we felt really good in your accommodation.

There is space, which is important for a group : the leaving room, kitchen, bedrooms and bathrooms are top and all is so prettily decorated that it’s a pleasure to be inside.

We could park the cars just in front of the door, we had just to walk a few meters to go skiing.

We spent such a good time during this week that it was really hard to work on Monday when we went back !

Mark is a very nice person and we felt not as customers but really considered : we did also appreciate that.
Feb 2015
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Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Fantastic Chalet!

  • 5 of 5

A beutifully presented chalet which we would recommend to all our friends! This was our second time we stayed at Le Bambi at Christmas. We would like to say a huge thank you to the owners and hope to return again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 1 of 5

Twee Bambi theme throughout.

The real horror began when I returned home and tried to get my deposit back. The owner fulfilled only half the transfer instruction, leaving my money stuck in a correspondent account. He ignored an email from his own bank dated March 29 telling him how to fix the problem. This email was shared with me. More than two weeks later he says he will do nothing more so I'm out a large sum of money because a man made a mistake and got mad.

This ordeal has gone on longer than two months and has left me traumatised and embittered with the trustworthiness of strangers.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have never had this problem with a deposit return before in five years of rentals and I'm sorry this happened. John's instructions to return the deposit were followed to the letter, the deposit was sent to his correspondent bank with instructions to forward on to John's account in HK. John told me he did not receive the money so I initiated a trace and a complaint with my bank to find this money. After several weeks of pushing we confirmed with two forms of documentation that John's bank have the money. We have provided a trace id and a formal letter from the bank showing John the money is with his correspondent bank and legally they must send on the money or return it. If John would contact his bank with this information to ask why it is not in his account and provide documentation why they will not apply the money to his account we could reopen the complaint with our bank but as the money has reached his bank, my bank tell me there is no more we can do. It is a really disappointing this has happened as the stay in the chalet over New Year was very enjoyable. I'd just like to update that John's bank returned the money to me two months after it was sent through. This is not normal practise. John gave me correct direct account instructions and the money was sent and received within three days.
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Fantastic Chalet

  • 5 of 5

There is only one word to describe this chalet, perfect! It's really beautiful inside and out and one of the best located chalets in the resort. The layout inside worked really well for our party of 11, including 5 kids,with plenty of space.

Location wise, I don't think you could get any better. It's a minute or so walk to the gondola and you can ski down a fairly easy red run pretty much to the front door. It was a busy half term week so not having to fight for a parking space was great.

Thank you for helping to make our children's first ski holiday so special. We hope to return very soon. The Kettlewell and Gleave families.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic !!!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent accomodation and location, real home from home. Bedrooms ideally positioned in the chalet for large groups or two familiies. Brilliant drying area for ski jackets and boot drier.

Chalet was immaculate, beds comfortable.

Communication from owner excellent, quick and very informative.

Perfectly located for ski lifts, ski in/out. Excellent sking in Les Contamines.

We had a brilliant time and will certainly be back to stay in Le Bambi.

The Possy's & McGraffin's

  • Review Submitted: Feb 16, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here with a group of friends on a lads trip. 8 of us comfortably fit in, great access to lifts for the first snow- contamines not the craziest ski town in the world but there is definitely a few places where if you want to let your head down you can do so.. Quality of the skiing/ snowboarding beat expectations too.. Will be back next year

  • Review Submitted: Dec 17, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

For a hassle free winter holiday with kids I cant recommend this chalet enough.. We have stayed at other chalets in the past and what you gain on one thing you give up on another.. Here however, life is made easy on every front. Great location very close to the lifts (perfect for our young kids), short walk into town but other restaurants nearby and you’re staying in a real home- you can see the owners a) have kids (SKY television and Peppa pig DVD’!!) and b) have spent a lot of time here themselves as everything is set up to maximise enjoyment for young and old.. Loved that the downstairs area has its own privacy – great for our nanny/ older kids having their independence.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 17, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2012
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Feb 2017
11 Feb 2017 - 10 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
March 2017
12 Mar 2017 - 15 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Out of Season
29 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July/August 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn 2017
9 Sep 2017 - 9 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Year 2017
30 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Jan 2018
6 Jan 2018 - 2 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Feb 2018
3 Feb 2018 - 9 Feb 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Feb/March 2018
10 Feb 2018 - 9 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
March April 2018
10 Mar 2018 - 21 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £427

Payment accepted in Euros, or GBP equivalent. A deposit of 500 euros is required at booking the remaining balance 3 months before arrival. A refunable deposit of 500 euros is also required and returned at the end of your stay providing the chalet is in the same condition as it was on arrival.
As the chalet is new and is only up for rent for certain weeks the dates and costs are flexible.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Les Contamines-Montjoie in Haute-Savoie

Property Type:
  • chalet (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 185 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • resort
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , day bed with pull out bed underneath
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , bunk beds
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
  • 4 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
There is a large garden and off street parking for 4 cars.

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