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Chalet With 3 Bedrooms Near Samoens. Spectacular Views.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,399 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, open plan lounge/dining area.

This beautiful 3 bedroom chalet in the quaint village of Verchaix, nearby to Samoens, has an open living area with fully renovated kitchen (dishwasher, oven, induction cook top and microwave), a comfortable lounge (local and satellite TV + DVD + internet +phone) and dining area with a cosy wood fire.

The bedrooms have lovely views and the chalet can sleep up to 8 people in 2 double/queen beds and 4 single beds. The main bedroom opens out to a private balcony with sensational valley and mountain views.

There are 2 fully renovated bathrooms, a ski drying room, laundry with new washing machine, dryer, a 300Litre hot water system and wall heaters throughout the chalet. Off street car parking is available for 3 cars.

Relax on the covered terrace balconies that surround the first level and enjoy the peaceful setting and life of the village. Enjoy uninterrupted views of the ski slopes in Winter. Children can explore in the large private garden and there is a BBQ for your private use.

Chalet La Chenaz is a superb example of a modernized traditional chalet, very well equipped with new facilities, spacious and conveniently located to all seasonal activities in the region. It is truly a home away from home, very comfortable and relaxing, but also private and serene. Enjoy!

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Amanda Moody
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Japanese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
12 August, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just wanted to let you know that we had a really wonderful time!

All the facilities were fantastic and the area was lovely and the view was beautiful.

Thank you so much for a lovely week and we would definitely like to come back again some time in the future!

Many thanks
Aug 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Verchaix in Haute-Savoie

Property Type:
  • chalet (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1399 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Both bathrooms are recently renovated and include new shower, hand basin & toilet. There is underfloor heating in the larger bathroom and heated towel rails in both. There is plenty of hot water from the new 300 litre hot water system.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Private balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 4 Single Bed
  • The 3 double bedrooms are located on the first and second levels, with spectacular views from every window. On the first level the bedroom has a large double bed, built-in cupboards and is adjacent to the main bathroom. On the second level there are two more large bedrooms. The largest bedroom has 4 single beds while the main bedroom has a classic queen size bed, built-in cupboards and a walk in attic for extra storage (suitcases etc). The main bedroom opens out to a private balcony, a great place to enjoy a quiet read of the newspaper with your coffee, eat a delicious croissant and take in the sensational valley and mountain views.
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 5 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Relax on the covered terrace balconies that surround the first level and enjoy the peaceful setting and life of the village. From both balconies, you have uninterrupted views of the ski slopes in winter and can marvel at the fantastic sight of numerous para gliders skilfully making their way down to the valley floor during summer. The terrace leads into a large private garden with plenty of room for children to explore and play. A BBQ is available for your private use and this can easily be wheeled out to an undercover area on the ground floor for you to prepare a BBQ meal any time of the year. There is a large basement where you can enjoy games with the children or undercover parking for your vehicle. In Winter, you can take your boots off in a special heated skiing room adjacent to the laundry, bathroom and includes storage facilities for bikes and skis and skiware.


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Chalet With 3 Bedrooms Near Samoens. Spectacular Views.
average rating of 4.5625 based on 18 reviews

Excellent, beautiful, convenient chalet!

  • 5 of 5

This chalet was really perfect for our holiday. It was clean, well-maintained and had a very homely feel. It was very convenient and easy for getting to and from the ski fields at Samoens and Morillon each day. Very handy dry room for all our ski gear, excellent heating system and fireplace, good kitchen supplied with the utensils we needed. Beautiful view over Verchaix at night and of the surrounding mountains in the morning. It comfortably slept the 6 of us that stayed here. Highly recommend this chalet!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: January 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great accomodation in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

The Chalet is a good size, good size bedrooms and great layout. It was clean, and well presented. Instructions for getting to accomodation and using household equipment are good. I enjoyed my stay immensely and found the Chalet a great base for getting around the region. Paul.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous view! Beautifully appointed.

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our week long stay at Chalet La Chenaz during September 2016. On arrival we found the chalet very clean & it is obviously well maintained. Very peaceful location.

The weather was still quite warm so we were able to explore Verchaix & the surrounding villages by foot. Although we did have a car it was lovely to be able to walk many of the tracks enjoying the colours of Autumn.

Enjoying breakfast on the balcony or having an evening drink watching the sun set was always a treat.

The view from the balcony was beautiful both during the day & in the evening as the lights of the village below came on.

The chalet was very well located for exploring further regions by car. An easy drive to Geneva, Annecy, Cluses, Chamonix, Taninges, Samoens.

The beds were very comfotable and the kitchen well equipped. A very relaxed atmosphere our days could just as easily be spent curled up on the comfy couch with a book & the view. You could choose to do as little or as much as you liked. There were many outdoor activities available.

We would also love to experience the chalet during winter but would happily return during the summer months too.

We would certainly recommend Chalet La Chenaz.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Beautiful, welcoming chalet with fantastic views

  • 5 of 5

A very comfortable chalet with a wonderfully warming wood burner.

The chalet felt good as soon as we stepped inside, with plenty of space for the seven of us; four adults and three children. The kitchen was well equipped and very clean.

We were skiing and found the garage and utility room very easy to access and convenient at the end of a hard day on the mountain. The heater dried the boots and ski clothing perfectly and the garage with ski rack easily catered for six pairs of skis and a snowboard.

This was our ninth year in the valley and this chalet was one of the best we've stayed in.

Our only criticism, a minor thing really is that if you have a car with little ground clearance the drive way up to the chalet can be a little difficult. The best way to approach it is by driving up very slowly front first as reversing grounds the front of the car out. We have a new VW Passat sport and it scraped every time. Our friends have a Four wheel drive pick up and had no problem.

All in all 5/5 and thank you to our host Amanda.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Mar-2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location, excellent views

  • 5 of 5

Clean, well appointed property;well maintained. Easy to book and helpful advice from the owner. We enjoyed fantastic walking in magnificent scenery.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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Idyllic mountain holiday in super chalet

  • 4 of 5

Excitement was high by the time we had negotiated our way up the mountain to the chalet at Verchaix, catching glimpses of snow-covered mountains all the way up. And the excitement continued as we opened the door to the chalet and found a log fire ready to light, fairytale nooks and crannies to explore, a beautifully equipped kitchen (inspired the cooks among us), and multiple balconies from which to watch the stars at night and the mountains in the morning. With charming bedrooms with comfortable beds, modern bathrooms, and a wonderfully effective drying room downstairs for drying even the wettest of ski clothes after a day on the slopes this chalet made for a lovely home-away-from-home holiday.

We had mainly rented the chalet for a ski holiday, so we spent our days on the slopes at nearby Samoens. We drove to the slopes each day, an easy 10-minute drive, but there was also a regular bus service from right outside the front door of the chalet to the foot of the slopes, ideal for teenagers who wanted to sleep in and anyone who did not want to ski full days.

With such a well-equipped kitchen and the lure of the log fire we typically ate our meals at home, shopping at the supermarket that was a convenient stop on the way home from the ski slopes in the evening or at specialty stores in Samoens. However, this was not necessary as there were restaurants within walking distance of the chalet offering a true taste of France and catering well for families.

I would recommend that you stay at least a week, especially if skiing, as it takes a day or two to familiarise with the routine and with the slopes.

We had a wonderful stay and definitely hope to return.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: January 2015
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Nearest Airport
82 Kilometres
Geneva International Airport
Nearest Barpub
60 Metres
La Mendigote
Nearest Golf
31 Kilometres
Les Gets
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Cluses SNCF
Nearest Motorway
22 Kilometres
A40 Cluses
Nearest Restaurant
70 Metres
La Mendigote
Nearest Ski
3 Kilometres
Morillon & Samoens
Car: recommended

Located in the mountain village of Verchaix (altitude 800 metres), near Samoens, this chalet offers the perfect setting for skiing in Winter and family fun in Summer. In Winter, enjoy 260 km of slopes of the Grand Massif du Mont Blanc can be enjoyed by skiers of all levels. You can catch the local ski bus just around the corner and be on the ski slopes within minutes! The chalet is conveniently located in the Vallee du Haute-Giffre, a picturesque and popular holiday destination for hikers, swimmers, mountain bikers and cyclists. There are also plenty of opportunities to enjoy more extreme sports, such as mountain climbing, paragliding and white water rafting. For those who choose to relax and enjoy the quiet surrounds of the quaint village life - take in the breathtaking views from the chalet's balconies, whilst sipping a champagne and enjoying patisserie from one of the best bakeries in town. View the superb scenery of Mont Blanc from a secluded picnic spot on the Col de Joux Plane - a previous location for the Tour de France. The towns of Samoens, Sixt Fer a Cheval, Cluses, Les Gets and Chamonix are within easy reach and have a variety of shops, restaurants and convenient facilities for the whole family.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £179.46

You may request a different change over day out of season. It may be possible to add on extra nights out of season.
The chalet can be rented for a minimum of 3 nights during out of season over a weekend or during the week.
Included:wireless internet, electricity charges, firewood (December - April)
Excluded: Final cleaning 75 Euros.
Bed, bath and kitchen linen: 7 Euros per person

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.