Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday chalet in Les Houches - Chalet Altitude 1300
3 bedrooms,2.5 bathrooms,2 sofabeds,garden area.balcony.for one to eight guests.
Chalet Altitude is set on the hillside of Les Houches in the Chamonix Valley and is perfect for couples, families and individuals. An all-seasons chalet with incredible views !
Located above the village, it benefits from winter sun too.... It is an alpine savoyard chalet, characteristic of the region with bright fresh décor.
The chalet stands in its own spacious ,tranquil grounds, but is only a short distance from all facilities and services.
Reservation can be made by electronic transfer on HomeAway's on line method.
Unlimited WiFi , UK Satellite TV. - both complimentary.
You have the Prarion ski piste with access from the chalet garden , leading to the Prarion Gondola and the chairlift , a 7 minute walk uphill whch takes you to the next stage chairlift or poma to the Prarion plateau.
Access to the Kandahar piste is a 5 minute walk downhill, leading to the Bellevue Cable car.
Les Houches village is an 8 minute drive downhill or a 3
minute ski downhill....or a 15 minute walk...
Hikers have immediate access to walks and trails from the chalet.
.An ideal spring, summer or autumn resort for walkers or climbers in the mountains or for guests who just want to relax and enjoy the scenery and restaurants and do some sightseeing
The chalet has 3 bedrooms on the second floor with one double bed in each of bedrooms 1 and 2 and in bedroom 3 , there are three single beds and a sofa bed with a pullout single bed.
An additional folding chair/ floor bed is also available for any room.
Also on this floor is a large bathroom with bath ( and hand shower), bidet, wash basin and toilet.
First floor has a lounge ( with a double sofa bed) and a wood burning stove and a dining area with a large oak dining table.
There are two separate sitting areas.
A library supplies books, board games, videos, DVDs and CDs
There is a CD/radio player and a DVD/video player and the large screen TV has satellite..
Patio doors lead out from the lounge to the spacious balcony and the hillside garden of over 2000 square metres , where there are 2 flat areas for sitting, dining or barbecuing.....
The chalet heating is electric and the kitchen is well equipped with a stainless steel cooker with three gas rings, one electric and a large oven .
All electricity and gas usage is included in the quoted price for rental.
There is also a small grill/oven , microwave, 2 fridges , a dishwasher and many smaller kitchen appliances, such as coffee makers, toaster ,mixer, water filtering jugs and all necessary cooking and eating utensils.
Although a self-catering chalet, there are many restaurants in the vicinity- mountain, village and Chamonix. Lots of choice !
A small deep freeze is located on the ground level .Also, the large fridge.
The first level also has a shower room/utility room and a separate bathroom. Hairdryers supplied.
The quality bedlinen and the towels are included in the price quoted.
The ground level is the entrance level for changing shoes, hanging coats with 2 storage cupboards, ski/board storage.
There is an outdoor locking shed for skis, bikes etc....
This chalet has the ability to sleep up to 8 persons, but it better suited to smaller numbers of guests, ie. from 1 to 2 guests up to 6 guests, based on the interior area and the hot water supply.
Chalet Altitude is within easy reach of all services and facilities and activities in the Chamonix valley.
A car is necessary for most visitors, essential for families but for some walkers and hikers, or cyclists it is possible to do without.
Chalet garage access is not available to guests but there is parking in the private chalet drive..
The price is all-inclusive, no hidden extras.
Firewood is the only purchase that you may choose to have. The first night's stay firewood is complimentary.
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets considered
- wheelchair inaccessible
About Janet Jones
I discovered the Chamonix Valley in 1999 and was transfixed by its beauty and was able to purchase Chalet Altitude in Autumn of that year.
I spend time each year at the chalet and also in Scotland, Kent and Canada. I would like to spend more time in France at the chalet, but currently its not possible to do that !
It is a pleasure to have guests to stay at the chalet , either summer or winter and who appreciate it .A vicarious pleasure for me....
Janet Jones purchased this chalet in 1999
Why Janet Jones chose Les Houches
This is an All seasons, sel-catering chalet - In Winter -Chalet Altitude in the Chamonix Valley is perfectly located for winter sports , with the ski piste access at the end of the chalet's large garden,
In summer, the chalet location provides an excellent starting point for hiking activities.
...or just a peaceful location for relaxation, with stunning views.
It is an alpine chalet of character, decorated brightly, plenty of ambiance, comfortable and well-equipped and with wonderful views from every window!.
Bedlinen, towels, everything waiting for you.....
Peaceful location, yet near to all services.
Unlimited free WiFi and UK Satellite TV.
No extra costs...
What makes this chalet unique
Any time of year here in the chalet is a good one !
Easy access to mountains or village or places of interest in the region.
12 minutes drive from Tunnel Mont Blanc to Italy. 12 minutes drive to Chamonix....