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Unusual chalet apartment in perfect Chamonix location

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
People
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday apartment in Chamonix - Endor

3 bedrooms, balcony and log fire, opposite Flegere Cable Car

‘Endor’ is a modern first floor apartment with outstanding mountain views. The extensive wood panelling, sloped ceilings, rich colours and log fire give it unusual warmth and character. It has an open plan living area and balcony, a double bedroom with en-suite shower room, a twin bedroom and family bathroom. It has a third large bedroom on the mezzanine which comfortably sleeps an additional 2 or 3 people, however the ceiling is very low under the eaves so be warned – children will love it, adults have to duck. The apartment is fully equipped for self catering. Located in a quiet cul-de-sac, yet with the Flegere-Brevent ski lift only 100m away, it's a perfect location to explore the mountains in summer or winter, to ski, hike, cycle, golf, climb, shop, relax.... Local amenities within a few minutes’ walk: restaurants, bars, 18 hole golf course, bus stop, Mont Blanc Express Railway, corner shop, ski hire. All the attractions of Chamonix centre are 5 minutes travel away.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Julia Williams
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
20%
Calendar last updated:
11 November, 2016
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Unusual chalet apartment in perfect Chamonix location
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews
4

Comfortable chalet

  • 4 of 5

We have enjoyed our skiing holiday in this comfortable challet despite the fact that the wheather was so different every day and not the best for skiing:)

The apartament is very comfortable, well equiped kitchen (we missed only a pan for pancakes :) , the beds are comfortable, the bathrooms did not cause any inconvenience. Every day we felt like at home after skiing.

Location is perfect - ski bus stop is near the chalet.

For improvement only one suggestion: please find a possibillity to make a place for clothes and ski-boots drying.

Everything else is fine. The instructions and "key-system" are perfect!!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Comfortable, convenient and relaxing

  • 4 of 5

Cosy, well equipped apartment with excellent location for all activities in the area including walking, mountain biking and mountaineering.

Good local restaurants but kitchen well equipped if you want to eat in including the fabulous hot stone.

Convenient to train and bus so no need to have a car. Local shops good or a short train ride to Chamonix.for supermarkets.

Excellent, friendly and efficient customer service from the owners.

Would definitely recommend as an ideal holiday base in this area.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 27, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the hot stone. Tim.
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5

Endor is the perfect winter getaway

  • 5 of 5

Could hardly imagine a warmer, practical, or more serene cabin in which to have spent five days in. The apartment was very skiier friendly. There are multiple ski-hire locations in town, no more than five minutes away; getting equipment was refreshingly painless and the porch area proved an effortlessly easy place to store our things. It was just a stroll across the road to La Flegere ski-lift. The cable-car transports you to some great slopes for all abilities. My girlfriend Vanessa was an absolute beginner while I had skiied five or six times before. Neither of us were ever bored. We stuck together down some really nice scenic blue-runs and I got to come down the mountain on the tube-chute of a black-run which you can ride all the way back to the lift station.

The cabin itself was well equipped for tired skiiers with both bath and shower facilities. Everything worked well and the place had that kind of Scandanvian economy and decor, lots of lovely wood and big windows for stunning mountain views. The bedroom was cosy; sometimes lie-ins were just too tempting. We are both busy students and found the place an ideal study zone in the evenings, with long comfy sofas for sprawling out and reading on (when we weren't just curled up by the fire, which was too beautiful not to have going, or watching a dvd on the television). We couldn't get over how quiet and peaceful it was.

Worth checking out the restaurants around too. The Hotel Eden up the road does great food (we treated ourselves one night) and there was also a pizza place right across from us. Alternatively, a short evening walk to the Cremerie Du Moulin rewards you with savoyard specialties (they do a mean fondue). The apartment was really perfect for an evening-in though, and the village shop did the most melt-in-the-mouth brie (as well as cereal and other essentials).

Hard to pin-point exactly why the apartment inspired us both with such a feeling of zen-like calm but it really did. Everything ran so smoothly for the whole five days. A big thank you to the owners for making the place so cosy. A place quite like this must be hard to find. We couldn't recommend it more earnestly.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 16, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Endor - brilliant apartment!

  • 5 of 5

This is an extremely well equipped apartment in a tastefully designed modern chalet complex in Les Praz, a small village 3 km from Chamonix. The setting is stunning, overlooking Mont Blanc, Aiguille du Midi and Aiguille Verte to the south and Aiguilles Rouge to the north. The apartment is close to La Flegere cable car station, the train station and a bus stop. The trains and busses are clean, efficient and free for travellers who have rented hotel or private accommodation. These provide easy access to the whole Chamonix valley and Swiss border, and it is a pleasant 25 minute walk into Chamonix beside the river Arve. The Aiguille du Midi, La Flegere, Brevant , Argentiere and Col de Balme cable cars whisk you effortlessly into the high mountains, while the mountain railway from Chamonix takes you to the Mer de Glace glacier. The apartment is ideally located for a wide range of activities including mountain paths and ski routes suitable for all levels of ability, rock climbing, hang gliding, canyoning, white water rafting, via ferrrata, golf.....! There is something for everyone!

The apartment is extremely comfortable and well furnished and equipped. The beds are very comfortable, the master bedroom is en suite and there is a separate bath/shower (excellent after a hard day on the mountain!) and toilet; a small balcony overlooks the Aiguilles Rouge. The apartment sleeps up to 8, but would be 'cosy' for 8 adults; the bedroom in the roof space sleeps 2 and is ideal for children, but has limited headroom for adults. However, if you simply want to collapse in comfort after a busy day, it would be fine.

Several nearby restaurants offer food ranging from very well priced pizzas/burgers/pasta (e.g. Rhododendrons) and more traditional French food (Le Rendezvous) to much more elaborate fare at La Cabane on the nearby beautiful golf course and Hotel Eden, almost on the doorstep. When we ate at Hotel Eden, the restaurant was full with about 50 extremely noisy Brits, the staff were harassed and the food was expensive and poor. Restaurant Le Sarpe, a 15 minute walk from the apartment, provides a real French ambience and specialises in food from the Savoie region. There are convenient shops for those ever-day essentials.

Bottom line: a lovely apartment which has a wide range of outdoor activities and leisure opportunities right on the doorstep. Can we go back next week please!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for this review, so glad it was a great holiday for you, I hope potential guests read it because it's really informative. We are disappointed you got unlucky with the Eden restaurant though, as our experience is one of consistant high quality, but obviously they didn't get it right this time! Julia
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5

Fantastic Appartment - great location

  • 5 of 5

We have enjoyed a very comfortable holiday in this challet despite the fact that the sun was shining and the snow was melting fast! There is so much to do from here - golf, tree climbing, white water rafting etc etc. The challet is extremily well laid out and has a lovely feel about it, the kitchen has everything you need, the beds are comfortable, the bathrooms never ran out of hot water - I can't think of a bad thing to say! Can thoroughlt recommend!

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Thoroughly recommend

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful chalet in a perfect location for all winter and summer sports & activities in the Chamonix area + easy access to both Switzerland and Italy. The chalet is very comfortable and well equipped. We strongly recommend. Suffice to say we have been here 5 times...

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2009
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Location

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Geneva
Nearest Golf
200 Metres
Chamonix Les Praz
Nearest Train
100 Metres
Chamonix Les Praz
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Eden, Cabane, Lanchers, Rhodedendrons
Nearest Ski
200 Metres
Chamonix Valley
Car: not necessary

Situated in a quiet village about one mile up the valley from the main town of Chamonix, Les Praz has some excellent restaurants, a grocery store, sports shops with ski hire and an 18 hole golf course. The La Flegere’ cable car is across the road from the apartment, for the main Chamonix ski area and mountain walks. A frequent bus service to all others parts of the valley runs from across the road. Chamonix les Praz railway station (2 minutes walk) has direct trains to Switzerland, Chamonix centre, Argentiere and St Gervais.

Chamonix town centre is either a 25 minute walk along the river Arve, or a short train or bus ride away. There is a wide range of facilities: an excellent sports centre (swimming pools and tennis), shops, restaurants, indoor ice rink, cycle hire, summer sledging, rafting, high ropes course, cinema, museum and a mountain guiding centre, to name a few.

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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn
24 Sep 2016 - 2 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£386
for 3 nights
£700
 
 
Early Winter
3 Dec 2016 - 10 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£386
for 3 nights
£700
 
 
Winter
11 Dec 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£493
for 3 nights
£950
 
 
Christmas & NY
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 7 nights
£1,300
 
 
Deep Winter
7 Jan 2017 - 3 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£482
for 3 nights
£925
 
 
Mid Winter
4 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,250
for 7 nights
£1,250
 
 
Late Winter
25 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£525
for 3 nights
£1,025
 
 
Easter
1 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 7 nights
£1,150
 
 
Spring
22 Apr 2017 - 5 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£471
for 3 nights
£900
 
 
Late Spring
6 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£439
for 3 nights
£825
 
 
Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£864
for 5 nights
£1,150
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£386
for 3 nights
£700
 

Additional pricing information

Flat fee £150

The rent covers the whole cost, including power, cleaning, linen, towelling and firewood. We are happy to take shorter bookings and will give a quoted rate for any time period requested.
A 20% refundable deposit is required to secure the booking with balance due 8 weeks prior to arrival.
Should the booking be cancelled the deposit is forfeit.

Guests pay a 20% deposit on booking and the balance (80%) 8 weeks prior to arrival. Should the booking be made in the 8 week period prior to arrival the full fee is required.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Chamonix in Rhone-Alpes

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 65 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Backpack
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Thermos Flask
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite to Bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Sofa bed/Futon
    Lounge - 2 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Bedroom 3 is a mezzanine floor with a sloping, reduced height roof, ideal for children, suitable for adults but taller guests will have to duck!
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • 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
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Our apartment is on the first floor of a chalet, in a quiet cul de sac. The views around the valley are outstanding. Sleeps 6 - 8, 3 bedrooms: • 1 with double bed and en-suite bathroom. • 1 with twin beds. • 1 upstairs on the mezzanine (reduced headroom) with two single chair beds. The sofa in the lounge also converts to twin beds. One further bathroom and a large open plan lounge/kitchen/dining area: • CD, TV, DVD. • Dishwasher. • Balcony. • Log fire. • Secure underground car parking. Linens and towels are provided and included in the rental price.

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