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Beautiful, Rustic Ski Chalet, 2 Log Fires & Hot Tub - Chamonix Valley

People15
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms4
Separate WCs3
Space 1,937 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

7 Bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, sleeps 15

This is an impressive, natural looking chalet constructed with chunky larch timbers which makes it look like it really belongs in the trees that surround it! It is located just above Les Houches village centre and is only a 5 minute walk to all the local shops, bars and the excellent 'Delice' restaurant. The Chambus also stops here which connects Les Houches to all the other resorts in the Chamonix Valley. The chalet is a 15 minute walk or 2 minute drive from the Bellevue cable car and the foot of the Kandahar piste.

Rocky Mountain has been lovingly created using recycled timber, Australian hardwood and sun bleached driftwood, natural materials that give it a unique rustic character. Original furnishings from all over the world complement the design of the chalet and create a tasteful and homely place to stay. There are lots of comfy sofas and beautiful curtains throughout the chalet. The large kitchen and dining room is fully equipped for preparing and sharing the most delicious dinners. It has a huge deck with beautiful views and a lovely wooden hot tub overlooking the forest. All in all, a very comfortable chalet but not too 'precious' so an ideal place for families and large groups of friends. If you are looking for a 'one off' chalet where you can feel totally relaxed, look no further!

Les Houches Village: With its spectacular backdrop of soaring peaks and sweeping glaciers, Les Houches combines the charm of a traditional alpine village with the splendour of high mountain scenery. There are some excellent restaurants and a few good bars in the village, but if you want serious nightlife you need to step out in Chamonix - stop by the Jekyll, a real old Irish pub with excellent food and music, the Wild Wallabies for something a bit wild and the ‘Garage’ for late night dancing until 4am.

Skiing & Boarding at Les Houches: Les Houches has one of the most varied ski areas in the Chamonix Valley particularly suitable for beginners and intermediates. Enjoy stunning views of Mt. Blanc from the beautiful long woodland trails that wind their way down to the village. As well as being an excellent resort in its own right, the central location of Les Houches, in relation to the other Mont Blanc resorts, makes it an ideal base for adventurous skiers and boarders wishing to explore the whole Valley.

Skiing & Boarding in the Chamonix Valley: Covering 14 resorts and 700kms pistes, the Mont Blanc Skipass opens up an unrivalled choice of skiing, including some of the longest and steepest runs in Europe. In the spring the valley provides simply the best off piste in the Alps, including the world famous 26km 'Vallée Blanche'. From the ‘Grands Montets’ (3300m) there are loads of off piste options and challenging black runs off the glaciers. You can also ski down into Switzerland from Le Tour and the pass covers you for a day out at Courmayeur in Italy.

More Details

Property Manager
Barrelli Ski
Member since: 2000
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
18 September, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

A really cool rustic looking modern chalet with tons of character. Has a huge big kitchen with enormous table where we had great breakfast each morning sharing stories about the skiing so far and waiting for the 8am weather forecast - so we can pick our place for the day. Bedrooms were comfortable and lots of washrooms and living space. Lots of windows so it was really bright. Big deck on the side where the hot tub is, which we used every day. It's not a luxury place but with a so many bedrooms its the very perfect place to host a big group of people for a very reasonable cost.
Mar 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet around the Les Houches around the Haute-Savoie

Property Type:
  • chalet (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1937 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • resort
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 15 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 3 Separate WCs
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Bath with Shower , Corner bath with stunning views!
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • All bathrooms are individually designed and the hot water is plentiful! Of particular note is the lovely corner bath with spectacular view across the roof top to the mountains beyond. And the custom built, walk in mosaic shower, with saloon style doors, giant shower head, 6 body jets and detachable shower head.
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 3 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Double Bed
  • King size feather duvets on all double beds. Single feather duvets on all other beds. Feather pillows throughout. Bedroom with 3 single beds, two of the beds are in the style of a bunk bed. 1 travel cot provided.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Cleaning available at an extra cost - please enquire for rates. Linen and towels can also be provide at an additional cost. N.B. No smoking in chalet, ashtrays provided for terrace outside, good chance to look at the fabulous views!

Reviews

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super week-end

  • 5 of 5

Magnifique chalet dans un cadre splendide

  • Review Submitted: 23-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
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Wonderful! Merveilleux!

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un agréable séjour dans ce charmant chalet, très authentique avec tout l'esprit de la montagne! Très propre, charmant.

Très confortable pour passer quelques jours de détente en famille ou entre amis! Allez-y, n'hésitez pas!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
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Very nice House!

  • 5 of 5

It was a very pleasant stay in this nice chalet with all commodities. So lovely mountains around!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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Fantastic, relaxing holiday in this beautiful chalet that has a unique character and atmosphere.

  • 5 of 5

Another great holiday for us in this magical 'tree house' chalet! The kitchen had everything we needed for cooking and the living room had lots of comfy sofas for reading, relaxing and playing games - we had many fun evenings in there! We had plenty of hot water and we love the new shower room Steve. Thank you to Valentin, nothing was too much trouble for him. The kids loved playing in the garden and hot tub and made a cool den in the woods! The scenery is magnificent and there is so much to do in the Chamonix Valley and surrounding area. We will definitely see you again next year!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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Fantástico

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful chalet.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
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This is a wonderfully cosy chalet

  • 4 of 5

I love the fact that it is an extremely welcoming chalet in its design and atmosphere. Although a healthy walk (10mins) into the town and to catch the bus to the slopes, we all found it rather invigorating - you can of course drive. The kitchen is well equipped with a rustic large table for everybody to relax and eat. The sitting room is spacious and great for relaxing. All the bedrooms are roomy and light and there are plenty of bathrooms. I loved the balcony and terrace on a sunny day - pure bliss.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: March 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Geneva
Nearest Barpub
700 Metres
Les Houches Village Centre
Nearest Ferry
580 Kilometres
Le Havre/Caen
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Les Houches
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Les Houches
Nearest Restaurant
700 Metres
Les Houches Village Centre
Nearest Ski
2 Kilometres
Bellevue Telecabine
Car: recommended

1 hour from Geneva, 20 mins from St Gervais Railway Station and 5 mins drive from Chamonix, Les Houches is the first ski resort that you come to as you enter the Chamonix Valley. It is in a spectacular mountain setting dominated by Mont Blanc, which at 4805m is the highest mountain in Europe.

Other Activities: rock climbing, ice climbing

Ski: Les Houches and Chamonix Valley

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

7 nights self catered accommodation; electricity, heating, hot water and local tourist taxes. Does not include: towels & bed linen (can bring own or hire for £20.00 per person); final chalet clean (from £90 - £200 depending on size of chalet and length of clean), firewood (£40 for chalets with log fires) or telephone. A credit card swipe will be required for security. WEEKENDS/PART WEEKS AVAILABLE

IF YOU CANCEL YOUR HOLIDAY Cancellations must be advised in writing and signed by the person who signed the booking form or paid the deposit. Cancellations are accepted as from the date written confirmation is received by Barrelli Ski Ltd. If you do cancel, the amount of notice you need to give us before your scheduled departure date and the cancellation charges we apply are as follows:
i. More than 56 days....……….loss of the deposit.
ii. 28 - 56 days...............………..50% of the holiday balance.
iii.14 - 28 days..................……..75% of the holiday balance.
iv. Less than 14 days……………..the total holiday cost.
See Barrelli Ski website for full terms and conditions .

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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