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Stunning Apartment For 6, Private Garden Ideally Situated In Chamonix Centre

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Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Chamonix - Residence Les Alpes

2 Bathroom, 2 Bedroom, Private Garden, Next To The River In Chamonix Centre.

This is a very rare and very beautiful apartment right in the heart of Chamonix. It is a recent build in traditional Chamonix style, finished and appointed to a very high standard. It has a private, enclosed, 150m2 garden on two sides with stunning views over Mont Blanc. The main shops and restaurants are only a very short walk away, yet the apartment is in a very quiet and tranquil street. It is also close to all ski-bus stops. For those who know Chamonix, it is part of the new, exclusive area just behind the Chanel and Patagonia shops.

With two bedrooms and two bathrooms, it sleeps 6 comfortably (8 is possible if you use the sofa bed).

The master bedroom has a double bed and wardrobes. It has a window on one side, with magnificent views over Mont Blanc and a Patio door on the other with direct access to the garden.

Bedroom two sleeps 4 and has two sets of Italian bunk-beds which fold away in to the wall to make extra space when not needed.

Bathroom 1 has a full bath, toilet, bidet, sink as well as washing machine and dryer. Bathroom 2 has a shower, sink and toilet.

The dining area seats 8 with comfort and is appointed with a large dining table. The lounge area has two leather chairs, sofa bed coffee table and dresser.

The kitchen is appointed with a full size fridge-freezer, full oven, dishwasher, and 4 hotplates along with ample storage space.

The hallway has fitted wardrobes for storage - especially useful for all the ski gear!.

In addition there is private parking in the underground garage (very important for Chamonix) as well as a ski locker.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Andrew and Anne-Marie
Member since: 2000
Speaks English, French
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Calendar last updated:
27 October, 2016
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About Andrew and Anne-Marie

Hi, We are the Derrys; Andrew, Anne-Marie and 4 lively children. Although we are British, we have spent many years working in various parts of the world. Andrew is a head teacher of an international school, Anne-Marie is a primary school teacher. We all love the mountains, and especially skiing. Ever since we worked in Geneva, we have always loved Chamonix and have always dreamed of having a base there. That dream came true this year with this apartment.

Although the apartment is new to us this year, we have also owned two other apartments in La Plagne and Val Thorens for many years.

Andrew and Anne-Marie purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Andrew and Anne-Marie chose Haute-Savoie

This apartment is very unique in Chamonix. There are very few places this close to the centre and amenities, that are in such a quiet area, with their own garden, views over Mont Blanc and this well appointed.


based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

Stunning Apartment For 6, Private Garden Ideally Situated In Chamonix Centre
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Great apartment in perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Our recent five night stay in this apartment was a highlight of our France trip. Wonderfully located in the centre of town, an easy walk to everything. Secure parking for those with a car as well.

The apartment was clean and spacious, and the garden would be great to utilize in warmer weather.

Easy communication with the owners and the local contact Ash, which made the whole "check in/out" process a breeze.

Would definitely stay again and recommend to friends.

Many thanks Anne-Marie and Ash.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again one day in the future.
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Lovely apartment in great location

  • 5 of 5

This is the third apartment we have rented during ski weeks in Chamonix - a place that we always love to visit. This apartment is also the best one yet! With easy access, central location, secure parking, room to move, stunning mountain views, all the comforts you need in a home away from home and very responsive owners, you couldn't ask for much more.

Our family of 2 adults and 2 children enjoyed the apartment for one week during Feb 2014. The bedrooms were comfortable and clean, the kids had a bunk bed each and there was an additional comfy sofa bed in the living room though we didn't need to use it. TV reception was good and we loved being able to hook our ipad to the bose sound dock to listen to our music. Wifi was also trouble-free (which was not the case in our other two rentals). The two bathrooms were large and functional. All the appliances worked well. It was very handy having a washer and dryer for the quick skiwear washes.

Being on the ground floor means that this corner apartment has a decent-sized garden. With the river flowing out front and the mountains in full view (Aiguille du Midi included), the setting is really quite special.

We do recommend this apartment very highly and hope that we have future opportunities to return! Thank you Derry family.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review! It's always good to receive such positive feedback. We are very happy that you found the apartment a home away from home because that's exactly the way we feel about it too. Thank you again from The Derry Family.
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Great Apartment! Great Location! Great Resort!

  • 5 of 5

Myself and 4 others have just got back from this apartment, where we enjoyed a brilliant week exploring the wonders of Chamonix.

The apartment felt much bigger than we had anticipated from the photographs, was very homely as well as being quite modern, thanks to very beautifully chosen furniture and decor.

The lounge/dinning area was great for relaxing after a hard day on the pistes. We would either watch a film (you can connect your laptop to the TV), listen to music (you can play your phone/iPod through the stereo), or play cards round the huge dinning room table.

The kitchen has everything you could need during your stay, and is separated from the lounge/dinning area by a sliding door.

The two bathrooms mean you don't have to wait long to get in the shower or bath after getting back from the slopes. The washer and dryer was also very useful.

The garden was also much larger than we had expected, and ran alongside the stream which runs through town. I can imagine this being a great space for BBQ's during summer stays.

Although we didn't drive to Chamonix, the garage would have been crucial if we had as roadside parking in Chamonix seems limited. The Ski locker was also very useful.

The location of this property really was fantastic and a real surprise. A two minute walk lands you amongst shops and restaurants in a very nice part of town, then another two minutes takes you into the heart of Chamonix where you'll find many great bars as well as more shops and restaurants.

The nearest bus stop is a three minute walk, which we used to get to all the different ski areas. Alternatively the nearest chairlift is less than ten minutes walk which gives you access to Brevent & Flegere.

Having snowboarded in many resorts across the Alps, I can easily say that Chamonix is hard to beat. — I definitely plan on returning to Chamonix, and to this apartment in the future!

Thanks again to Anne-Marrie & Andrew for a fantastic week!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 5, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We really appreciate it. Thank you for taking such great care of our apartment and hope to hear from you in the future. Kind Regards, Anne-Marie and Andrew.
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Great Apartment

  • 5 of 5

Modern apartment 1 minute walk from the centre of Chamonix. Safe and secure underground parking and easy to find. Property clean, well maintained, warm and comfortable and as described.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 25, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review Rob. We are glad you had a great time and hope to welcome you back to our apartment soon. Anne-Marie
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Ferry
890 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Nearest Train
Nearest Motorway
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Ski
Car: not necessary

Chamonix is world renowned for its skiing and mountain sports all year round.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Chamonix, Chamonix - Mont Blanc area

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
28 Aug 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Xmas/New year
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Ski Season
7 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Ski Season
11 Feb 2017 - 3 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Main Ski Season
4 Mar 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring season
22 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £224

The apartment is normally rented from Saturday to Saturday, but we will consider other periods in low season. The price is per apartment and includes electricity, wifi and all linens.
A deposit of 250 pounds is required to reserve the apartment which will be returned to you at the end of your stay provided the apartment is left undamaged.
Payment can also be made in Euros as well as UK pounds.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Chamonix in Rhone-Alpes

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 62 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • resort
  • town
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 bunk beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

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