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New 2 bed apartment near Chamonix / Les Houches - WiFi

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Property
apartment
People
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Les Houches - New 2 bed apartment

2 bedrooms, 1 toilet & 1 bathroom, 47 M2, sleeps total 6 (2 sofa bed) incl WiFi

This new development by award winning developer MGM provides you with a very comfortable base to explore the Chamonix valley. Located in the rural village of Taconnaz - approx 2km from Les Houches and 4km from Chamonix. All rooms in the apartment have been finished to a high standard in modern Savoyarde style furniture with a mixture of solid timber, plastered walls and tiled floors.

The lounge has a wood burning stove, L-shaped sofa, dining table, free Wi-Fi, Playstation 3, DVD player, iPod compatible music speaker & British Freeview satellite TV. Fully fitted kitchen incl. fridge, dishwasher and speed cook oven. It also has the convenience of a washing machine for longer stays. The balcony overlooks a large garden and offers magnificent views of Aiguille de Midi & Mont Blanc. Parking and a ski / boot store in underground car park / basement.

You're immediately on the doorstep of some great valley walks as well as easy reach of the slopes & towns - both bus and train stops are within a short walk

Additional services: For quick transfers to and from Geneva contact our local operator, please ask us for website link.

If hiring a car from Geneva Airport - please ensure you hire from the Swiss side.

Extra local services available to you are food, drink and/or firewood 'welcome packs' - professionally cooked prepared, packed and frozen soups, main meals and puddings

(list available upon request) - babysitting - again please mail me for further details.

Further information on the apartment can be found via the web site link below - thanks.

Skiing Information: Chamonix provides skiing for all abilities with nursery slopes at Le Savoy, Les Planards and Les Chosalets, however it is ideal for the intermediate and advanced skier. The intermediate runs will provide excellent groomed pistes, trails and mogul fields. For the expert skier there is limitless off piste skiing and some of the steepest and most challenging runs in the Alps including the awe-inspiring run down the Vallee Blanche with mountain guide. We can put you in touch with one of the valleys best guides whose English and instruction is excellent.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Tom Keely
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
27 November, 2016
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

New 2 bed apartment near Chamonix / Les Houches - WiFi
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews
5

Rental 67031

  • 5 of 5

Was really impressed with my stay at this property. Customer service was spot on - you were even provided with some basic groceries on your arrival. Apartment was only a 10 minute walk away from the local supermarket and restaurants and the free train/bus pass you were given made getting about so easy. If you like walking there are endless signposted tracks on your doorstep - there are just so many things to do here I am sure you could enjoy repeat holidays for years to come. Am already planning my dates to book for next year. Would not hesitate to recommend this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
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5

Stunning location!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this lovely apartment for a 9 day walking break. The apartment itself is just as described; it sits in an amazing position right at the foot of the mountains with a birds eye view of Mont Blanc from the balcony and also overlooking beautiful lawns. The sun is on the balcony in the morning so perfect for an al fresco breakfast! The apartment is very well equipped with all the home from home comforts you would expect (including the use of a washing machine - great if you like to pack light!).

It is possible to start walks from the front door but if you want to go further down the valley towards Chamonix and beyond I would recommend having your own transport in the summer as the bus service only runs once an hour.

If you need to book an airport transfer, our daughter used ChamVan to shuttle her to and from Geneva airport. They were very reliable and will do very early (4am) pick ups which many of the others don't (maybe because of low demand in the summer months).

We ate out a few times and really liked La Flambee near the main Chamonix railway station. The food was excellent and it wasn't touristy like the central Chamonix restaurants. Hotel Chris-Tal in Les Houches also serves good value food. We found everywhere quite quiet in June and cooked in mostly. The nearest supermarket, Super-U is only a 15 minute walk and is very well stocked. Their petrol is the cheapest too.

All in all this is a great base for an active holiday in the Haute Savoie!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
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A lovely place!

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful holiday in this apartment! It was very clean, well equipped and the view from the balcony is fantastic. We loved being in the quieter village of Taconnaz/Les Houches and yet near to Chamonix with its shops, restaurants and activities. There are endless possibilities for walks (all really well sign posted) and the scenery is gorgeous at every turn. We hired a car which meant we could really explore the area, including lakes to swim in, waterfall walks etc and the Mont Blanc multi-pass is a must for seeing the Aiguille de Midi and Mer de la Glace but also to take the less busy cable cars/ski lifts to walks with amazing views of valleys, mountains and glaciers. Tom, the owner, was very helpful and gave us good advice for our time there. The tourist information office in Les Houches were also very helpful. Four of us stayed in the apartment, including two teenagers, and it was a great holiday. We would have no hesitation in recommending this place.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
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5

Excellent apartment

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in this apartment with my boyfriend, dad and sister last week and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The apartment was as described and was immaculately clean. The directions provided to us by the owner were spot on and the apartment is so easy to find.

James was so helpful in answering any questions we had about the area.

I would highly recommend this apartment.

In relation to Les Houches, we actually never ate out there but went to The Kitsch Inn and Le Christiania bar near the Bellevue gondola for après ski. The food in Le Christiania looked very good though. I’d recommend a delicious and reasonable restaurant in Chamonix called La Flambée. They do a great set menu for lunch and in the evening.

Thanks James and Tom for making everything so easy for us!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2012
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Cheshire
5

An excellent quality base with great featuresg

  • 5 of 5

We found the location to be very quiet and equally good inside in terms of sound insulation from other apartments.

The position is convenient for the main road, a 5 minute walk to the ski bus and a short drive to local shops including a decent local supermarket with cheap petrol. Les Houches is a 5 minute drive away, with other ski areas being no more than 20 minutes away. It was a real bonus to have the underground parking to keep the car snow and ice free.

The apartment has a nice small Sony Bravia TV with UK Freeview channels as well as local channels. There is also a PS2 and music system and free WiFi. The kitchen is well equipped with a multi function microwave/convection oven, dishwasher and washing machine. The fridge is a good size with freezer compartment. The sofa was very comfortable, with cosy evenings spent in front of the log-burning stove. We didn't try any local restaurants as we have a young child so arrived well stocked up! We would not hesitate to recommend this property: the best we have come across.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2011
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Bratislava, Slovakia
4

Satisfied

  • 4 of 5

Hi,

we were using HomeAway holiday for the first time, so we were little worried about going somewhere we already paid for and didn`t have any personal contact with the agency. But after arrival to the place, we lost all worries, because the place was exactly as it was described. The apartment was clean, nature around just stunning and we spent there really relaxing and nice time. I would recommend it to anyone who loves wonderful mountain view and nature.

The only thing we didn`t expect (but not related to the apartment) is the nature of french people meaning that the services are not sometimes welcoming and the navigating signs are not clear.

Jana

  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2011
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Location

Nearest Airport
85 Kilometres
Geneva
Car: recommended

The apartment is in Taconnaz and situated in the Chamonix valley approx 2km from of Les Houches and 4km from Chamonix centre. Further information on the apartment can be found via the web site link below.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Les Houches, 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
 
January
7 Jan 2017 - 3 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£675
for 7 nights
£675
 
 
February
5 Feb 2017 - 3 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£745
for 7 nights
£745
 
 
March
5 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£725
for 7 nights
£725
 
 
April
1 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£675
for 7 nights
£675
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Bookings are preferably taken from Saturday to Saturday although there may be flexibility. Minimum booking is 4 nights. Please call or email for any enquiries.

A £200 deposit is required to secure the booking with the balance payable 8 weeks before the holiday date. We ask for a deposit of 250 Euro (or UK£200) payable in cash on arrival, this will be fully refunded provided that nothing is damaged, broken or lost and no special cleaning is required.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Les Houches in Haute-Savoie

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 47 m²
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • ISDN Access
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower
    Toilet - Toilet
  • Washing machine is contained within the bathroom for guests who are staying for an extended period of time
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 has a large double bed with a Savoyarde style 'Pont de Lit'. Bedroom 2 has twin beds, which may be arranged as a double, and a large built in wardrobe. The lounge / dining area has a sofa bed that can accommodate 2 more people
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
This apartment comes with a contemporary Scandinavian wood burning stove. Water, Wi-Fi, heating, electricity and cleaning are all included. Upon arrival you will be met & given the opportunity to receive local information, help or advice, ensuring that you can get the very best from your holiday. The apartment has its own private ski locker and secure, underground parking. For guests staying in winter firewood is included in the price of the apartment.

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