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Hidden gem between skilift and village centre

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Apartment, 110m2, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, terrace of 60m2 (6/8 persons)

The four star rated apartment, situated in a classic Saint Gervais villa, is perfectly located on a quiet private road at 4 (real life) minutes walking distance from ski-lift and village centre with the shops and restaurants of Saint Gervais.

The apartment, comprising the entire upper level, has a large sitting/dining room with fully equipped kitchen (oven, fridge/freezer/microwave/dishwasher, nespresso coffeemachine/traditional coffeemachine/watercooker etc.), TV and DVD.

Bedroom/bathroom details

bedroom 1: double bed, single bed and full bathroom en suite.

bedroom 2: double bed.

bedroom 3: bunk bed. Separate shower room, basin and WC.

In the living room you will find a sleeping sofa, so it sleeps a maximum of 8.

Huge terrace of 60m2: view on the ski slopes and the Mont Blanc, Aravis and Fiz mountain ranges.

For small children: Cot, stroller and highchair are available on request.

More Details

About Us

Karel and Mariette Merks
Les Marguerites, 28 Chemin des Troènes
74170 Saint Gervais les Bains
SIREN, 833335532
Les Marguerites
VAT Reg NoFR0 833335532

Karel and Mariette Merks
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French, German, Dutch
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 September, 2018

About Karel and Mariette Merks

We are a Dutch couple with 4 children who moved from Holland to Saint Gervais in 2006 to never leave again. The quality of life, with all the outdoors possibilities are second to none. In 2010 we bought Villa Les Marguerites and spend the next couple of years renovating to it's current standard.

Karel and Mariette Merks purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Karel and Mariette Merks chose Saint-Gervais-les-Bains

Villa Les Marguerites is a well known fixture in Saint Gervais. It has served a good part of it's history as a 'Maison de Repos'. When it became available we seized the opportunity and re-converted it in a comfortable family home with a large separate apartment.

What makes this apartment unique


Did we mention location? Villa Les Marguerites is located on a small quiet private road. Privacy secured, while at the same time the main ski lift and the village center with (ski)shops, bars and award winning restaurants are just minutes away.

Park your car for the week, or even better, leave home without it, and arrive by plane or train.

Guestbook comments from the owner

A group of us have stayed at Les Marguerites each year for the last 4 years, and plan to go again next year. Ideally situated, with a 5 minute walk into the town centre and 5 minutes to the main ski lift. Wonderful area for skiing in Winter and walking in Summer. A large apartment on the top floor of a nice chalet. Very friendly and helpful owners. I would highly recommend it.
Jan 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment around the Saint-Gervais-les-Bains around the Haute-Savoie

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • resort
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Bunk bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sleeping sofa
  • Children's cot available on request
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
With two bakeries and a local deli shop around the corner you can enjoy your fresh croissant or 'pain chocolat' in the morning; fresh delicatessen and cheese for the complimentary cheese fondue set.


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Hidden gem between skilift and village centre
average rating of 4.923077 based on 14 reviews

Great holiday

  • 5 of 5

Had a really great 3 week stay with various friends & family - lovely apartment, great location and great owners - plan to return as soon as we can

  • Review Submitted: 27-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great apartment - thank you so much!

  • 5 of 5

A lovely apartment in a beautiful house - very comfortable. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We had a fabulous holiday. It's a beautiful apartment, setting and the owners are lovely.

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is home from home. Perfect for a family. It was our second booking and we will be back! Mariette and Karl are very friendly and welcoming. We would thoroughly recommend !

  • Review Submitted: 08-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious, clean, good location.

  • 4 of 5

Very spacious, with excellent storage and facilities enabling a great family atmosphere. Only negative is the advert said there was a washing machine, so we brought less clothes, but this is an error.

However, we were offered to use the hosts facilities.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Maria, thank you for your review and sorry for the mix up. Kind regards, Karel & Mariette
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  • 5 of 5

My family and myself loved the apartment and the owners were very helpful and made our stay very comfortable, a great position for the town and ski lift. 10 out 10

  • Review Submitted: 01-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely apartment in fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was lovely, very spacious and comfortable and well equipped. It was in a great location, 5 minutes walk to the ski lift one way or 5 minutes walk into town. This was our first visit to St Gervais and we loved it. The skiing was good and would have been great with a bit more snow and the town itself was really nice and full of character with some very nice restaurants. We definitely hope to come back and would stay here again without any hesitation.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
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Nearest Airport
87.7 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
855 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
12.8 Kilometres
Golf du Mont d'Arbois
Nearest Train
5.6 Kilometres
Saint-Gervais le Fayet
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
A40 - Autoroute Blanche
Nearest Ski
300 Metres
Telecabine Saint-Gervais
Nearest Beach
11 Kilometres
Lac de Passy
Car: not necessary

Saint Gervais is a traditional village, between Megeve and Chamonix . The historical centre with its typical spa architecture and Baroc church has a good assortment of shops, supermarkets, pharmacies, restaurants and bars and a weekly market on Thursdays.

You can travel all around the Mont Blanc massif, with the rare privilege of taking the Mont Blanc Tramway (1907), a veritable railway treasure, which will take skiers and walkers on a fantastic journey to the Bellevue plateau at a height of 1,800 metres or further on to the ski domain of Le Prarion-Les Houches.

Saint Gervais is part of the 'Domaine Evasion Mont Blanc', catering for all types of skiing and winter sports in Saint Gervais, Megeve, Les Contamines, Saint Nicolas de Veroce, Combloux, Le Jaillet and La Giettaz with over 130 ski-lifts and more than 400 km of pistes. The legendary skislopes of Chamonix are only 20 minutes away.

Other Activities: Golf courses, Thermal Bath / Spa and the Tramway du Mont Blanc and Termal bath


Prices & Availability

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

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.