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Stylish Alpine Chalet, with amazing views of the Mont Blanc Massif

Overview

Property

Updated: 10-Dec-2016
5 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, extensive outdoor garden & decking area with Hot Tub

Chalet Annabelle offers a peaceful alpine retreat with the convenience of a central location within the Chamonix valley. Located in the first village of Les Houches, Chalet Annabelle offers an affordable luxury experience. 5 Star Tripadvisor Rating, with 'Certificate of Excellence Award'.

At a glance:-

* 5 Bedrooms - all beds are fully flexible either king, twin or single.

* 6 Bathrooms - all individually designed, an ideal combination of showers and baths.

* Fully equipped kitchen, large Electric double oven, Gas hob & microwave.

* Fridge-Freezer, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Coffee Machine & Toaster.

* Spacious communal area with log burning fire, comfy leather sofas.

* Large Oak dining table, seating 12.

* Wi-fi available throughout free of charge, Satellite TV & DVD & Wii machine.

* TV/Play-Room - in addition to the lounge area, sofa bed, bean bags, bathroom.

* Sunken Jacuzzi hot tub on extensive sun deck.

* Alfresco dining area with amazing views of the Valley & Mont Blanc Massif.

* Lawned garden area, & Covered terrace with wrap-around balconies.

* For Summer:- Large Gas BBQ, sun loungers, garden furniture & sun parasol.

* Secure heated equipment room.

* Located on a no through road with off-road parking on 2 driveways for 6+ vehicles.

Fully equipped for infants & babies:- full size travel cots, & bed-linen, high-chairs, bed-guards, stair-gate, Changing Mats, Baby monitor, Bottle Warmer, potty with step for Sink & Toilet.

SELF-CATERED SERVICE:-

* Pre-arrival concierge service.

* Meet & Greet with essentials Welcome Hamper.

* Bedlinen, bath & hand towels, bathrobes and complimentary slippers & toiletries.

* All utilities & Log supply, with snow clearance.

* Regular cleaning service and end of stay clean.

* Regular Hot Tub Maintenance.

Extras available (at additional charge) - airport transfers, in-valley transport, pre-arrival shopping service and wine delivery, additional towels, linen and logs.

CATERED SERVICE:-

* Equipment collection & return.

* Private in-valley transport service for ski drop and collection.

* Arrival reception with canapes and Kir Royales.

* Hearty breakfast with daily cooked option.

* 3 course evening meal on 6 evenings, with wine beer & soft drinks included.

* 2 Course High Tea for the children also available.

* Transport to and from a restaurant of your choice on chalet night off.

* Daily afternoon refreshments, unlimited tea & coffee.

* Luxury toiletries, fluffy towels, bathrobes and complimentary slippers.

Assistance with Airport Transfers, Lift pass, ski hire & lesson organization prior to your arrival, with mature staff to look after you during your stay, cook, host & driver.

Please note the prices shown are for the self-catering service, we would be delighted to quote for the fully catered service.

More Details
  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Mike & Jude moved to the Chamonix Valley in 2007, leaving the financial world of banking behind them. It was the pull of the mountains and skiing that was too hard to ignore. The Chalet was completely renovated in 2008, to a stylish and homely decor. In the Winter the catered chalet service is also offered alongside self catered, with home from home comforts with Jude's amazing cooking - having won them the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence award and 5 star rating! The Summer is more relaxed and is offered as self catering or for those seeking activities such as cycling, climbing, walkers etc.

Mike & Jude live and work in the valley all year round so are on-hand for any enquiries you may have.

Call Owner
Speaks English, French
SARL Breathe and Believe
Jude Booth
576 Route du Pont, Les Houches
74310 Chamonix France
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Guestbook comments from the owner

This is the best chalet we have stayed in, and that view was shared by all 9 in the group. From the very moment we arrived it was clear that Jude, Iona, & Mike put in significant effort to ensure a cracking experience for their guests. The chalet is very well appointed, spotless, excellent facilities, and in a great location. Normally you'll always find something to moan about, but it is true to say we found not one thing. Its saying something when 9 guys between 35-41 preferred the chalet to going out- it is that good a place to stay. The food & service from Jude & Iona was absolutely outstanding, and the entire group agreed- wine choices excellent/great coffee made fresh/brilliant choices at breakfast- nothing was too much trouble and we all rated the dinners & breakfasts very, very highly indeed. The rooms themselves are spacious, modern, spotless and furnished with cracking materials & towels etc. Normally you find the opposite- but Jude is really putting in the effort with this place that's for sure. The location is absolutely bang on for visiting all areas too- we had cars which helps but the bus stops at the bottom of their road about 300 yds away if you don't. Mike arranged guides for us for an off-piste day in Vallee Blanche, and again the experience was absolutely first rate- the organiser visited prior to the day to check us out and answer any questions, which really set us up for one of the most epic days we have had. They live here in the area and know it really, really well, so do not underestimate how much that can help you have a great time with all the tips they can give & the contacts they clearly have. The organisation and service in this chalet are THE BEST we have experienced and our group has been travelling to 3 valleys/Porte du Soleil/Chamonix since 2002. I cannot recommend this chalet enough and fully intend to return. Well done indeed and I look forward to seeing you all again. VERY WELL DESERVED EXCELLENT TRIP ADVISOR RATING
Feb 2016
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3 Reviews

5
based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

5

Chalet Annabelle

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful chalet in a very scenic part of France. The chalet had everything we needed and more for a party of 11 people including adults and teenagers. It was very well equipped and clean. The views are amazing!

Jude, who greeted us, was extremely friendly and helpful and was always available during the week for advice.

The area has much to offer but the best things for us were the cable car to the Aiguille du Midi, the little red train, the open air pool at Chamonix is a must, lac du Passy (11 miles west), Chamonix itself is beautiful and a short bus ride away. We only had a week and there was much more to explore. There was a little farmer's market on Wednesday afternoon/evening a little way down the hill from the chalet which was charming. There is a Super U supermarket very nearby at the bottom of the hill.

This is one of the best regions we have been to in France and certainly one of the best, if not the best accommodation we have stayed in. I would highly recommend it.

Thank you Jude and Mike for your great communication and providing us with a lovely holiday experience.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words, we are so pleased you enjoyed the region and the Chalet, we do hope you can return with the family for another break sometime. Thanks again for taking the time we really appreciate your review. Jude & Mike
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Great place and people. everything was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic chalet and services. Thanks to Mike and Jude!

Stefano and Family

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Stefano family for taking the time to review, and for leaving the Chalet in great order, you are welcome here anytime. Jude & Mike
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A beautiful and stylish chalet with amazing views

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Chalet Annabelle! We arrived in the rain but the kids got stuck into the WI and the next day the sun came out and stayed for the next seven days! Fabulous! Waking up the next day to the most beautiful Mont Blanc views was just lovely and from then on our holiday was made.

The bedrooms are immaculately presented and Jude made us feel more than welcome with a fully stocked kitchen and bbq to use... But the best ting was the hot tub that we loved- the views of the mountains was beautiful.

I would thoroughly recommend chalet Annabelle- thank you Jude!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to review us, we really appreciate it. So pleased you enjoyed the chalet and had a great family holiday. Hope we can help again soon. Kind Regards Jude & Mike
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Location

From the Owner

Lovingly renovated, well looked after on a no-through road. Amazing views of the whole Chamonix Valley stretching 23KM. Mont Blanc is right outside the front door! Sunken hot-tub on large south facing terrace, a great sun-trap for those more relaxing days.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Geneva at 90 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 500 Metres Nearest Golf : Chamonix at 7 Kilometres Nearest Train : Les Houches at 1.5 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Chamonix Valley at 1 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 500 Metres Car: recommended

Chamonix town centre is just a few minutes drive away, the village of Les Houches is walkable and the nearest super market just x1 minute in the car. Away from the main dual carriage way, on a no through road.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter Self Catered
4 Dec 2016 - 12 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
£1,340
for 4 nights
From
£335
£1,507
 
 
Winter self Catered
13 Dec 2016 - 18 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£1,130
for 3 nights
From
£377
 
 
Xmas
19 Dec 2016 - 25 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£1,758
for 3 nights
From
£586
£2,512
 
 
New Year
26 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
£3,558
for 5 nights
From
£712
£4,647
 
 
Winter Self Catered
9 Jan 2017 - 12 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,507
for 3 nights
From
£502
 
 
Winter Self Catered
14 Jan 2017 - 20 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£2,009
for 4 nights
From
£502
£2,512
 
 
Winter Self Catered
22 Jan 2017 - 28 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£2,009
for 4 nights
From
£502
£2,679
 
 
WInter Self Catered
29 Jan 2017 - 2 Feb 2017
4 night minimum stay
£2,009
for 4 nights
From
£502
 
 
Winter Self Catered
4 Feb 2017 - 7 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,633
for 3 nights
From
£544
 
 
Feb Half Term
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£4,605
for 7 nights
£4,605
 
 
Winter Self Catered
18 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
4 night minimum stay
£2,512
for 4 nights
From
£628
£3,265
 
 
Winter Self Catered
25 Feb 2017 - 10 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
£2,177
for 4 nights
From
£544
£3,098
 
 
Winter Self Catered
11 Mar 2017 - 25 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
£2,009
for 4 nights
From
£502
£2,679
 
 
Winter Self Catered
26 Mar 2017 - 15 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,674
for 4 nights
From
£419
£2,679
 
 
Summer self catered
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£2,093
for 5 nights
From
£419
£1,674
 
 
Summer Self Catered
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,507
for 4 nights
From
£377
£1,674
 
 
Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,674
for 4 nights
From
£419
£1,926
 
 
Summer 2017
29 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,674
for 4 nights
From
£419
£2,177
 
 
Autumn 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
£1,507
for 4 nights
From
£377
£1,674
 
 
Christmas 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£3,349
for 4 nights
From
£837
£5,023
 
 
New Year 2017
30 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£5,861
for 7 nights
£5,861
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

All the rates quoted are for the whole Chalet on a self catered basis. A catered service is offered, please enquire for pricing & terms.

Arrival/Departure days are generally Saturday although we do offer flexibility for short stays - please enquire.

On arrival we ask for a security deposit via bank card or credit card €1000, which is fully refundable within 48 hours of departure subject to the Chalet being left in good order.

For Self Catered guests a security deposit is necessary on arrival, via credit card. The amount will be advised at time of booking.

For all self catered guests we take a €750 security deposit (by way of credit card) upon arrival which is fully refundable within 48 hours of departure subject to the Chalet being left in good order.

The owners use the garage for storage and part of the lower ground floor as office space. They have a separate private driveway and entrance, office hours are displayed on the premises.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

The views are just stunning, tranquil and peaceful for family groups, friends or corporate clients. Equipped to a high standard, especially the kitchen. The Chalet has been uniquely designed with two driveways, ensuring parking for a number of vehicles

Property Type

  • chalet

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Baby Gate
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub

Onsite Services

  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • mountain
  • resort
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 220 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Bath (no shower)
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Each bathroom is individually designed with quality facilities, 4 have baths with shower over, 2 have showers.

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed, 2 Single Bed, Flexible beds either king or twin
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Single Bed, flexible beds either king & single or a triple room
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed, 2 Single Bed, flexible beds either king or twin
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed, 2 Single Bed, flexible beds - either king or twin
  • Bedroom1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 2 Single Bed, Flexible beds - either king or twin
  • All the bedrooms have individually designed private bathrooms and there is ample hot water. The beds have a flexible configuration for either king or twin rooms. All bedrooms are light and spacious with wardrobes or hanging facilities. Two of the top floor bedrooms have access to the balcony offering vistas of the valley. All beds are made for your arrival, with fresh & crisp white bedlinen. A supply of towels will be provided, complimentary toiletries & slippers.

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Wood Decking
  • 1 bicycles
  • 12 garden chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • The Chalet has been renovated to a high standard. Updated kitchen facilities with feature SMEG range oven and completely renovated guest accommodation. Lounge features open aspects of the valley, access to the balcony, feature sandblasted beams and log fire. We can offer a variety of catering options, transfers from Geneva. Any others needs, just ask. Chalet Annabelle is a non smoking Chalet with a smoking area and ashtray facilities outside. Sorry we do not allow pets for the comfort of all guests.

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