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4th Floor Luxurious Apartment with Beautiful Mountain Views

Bedrooms 2
Separate WCs1
Space 398 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, bathroom, living room, kitchen area, balcony. Sleeps a maximum of 4

Very attractive comfortable apartment facing south and east with beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. The residence 'Les Jardins Alpins' was built as recently as 1994 in a luxurious, but traditional style and our apartment has only just become available for letting, having been used only for the family's holidays. It is situated in a quiet residential area of St. Gervais, ideally situated close to the telecabin lift, which is literally 2 minutes walk away, but not seen from the apartment. The village centre with its shops and restaurants is only a short 10 minutes walk away. The apartment is in superb 'as new' condition and is tastefully pine clad, giving a chalet appearance internally. It has 36.5 sq. metres of accommodation and most of the furniture is in matching pine of high quality.

It has two bedrooms with a double bed in one bedroom and a convertible single bed that slides open as a double bed in the other bedroom. There is also a collapsible baby's cot and baby bath. The lounge/dining room, which leads out onto the balcony, has a sofa, dining table and chairs for up to 4 people, a colour television, DVD player and radio and Wi-fi access to the Internet. Part of the lounge and one of the bedrooms has a pine clad sloping ceiling with wooden beams making it very attractive and creates a chalet style interior appearance.

The kitchen area is very well equipped with electric hobs, electric oven, dish washer, washing machine, toaster, kettle, coffee machine, plenty of matching crockery, cutlery and glasses.

Area Description:: The whole area has so much to offer with the widest range of activities imaginable in both summer and winter, for the young and the 'not so young'. The wooded mountains and views are magnificent and are an absolute paradise for skiers or mountain walkers. While you explore or ski, young children can be looked after at the crèche or kindergarten at Le Bettex, where there are also activity clubs for older children. In summer you can walk for miles on marked paths, in meadows or high altitude, including the well loved 'balcony walks' along the Chamonix valley. Megève, the beautiful town well known to the rich and famous, can be easily reached by car within about 10 minutes, or more leisurely with spectacular views via the very efficient mountain lift system. Chamonix, immediately at the foot of Mont Blanc (4807m), can be reached by car within 25-30 minutes and a visit by cable car up to the Aiguille du Midi (3804m high) near the summit of Mont Blanc is absolutely breathtaking.

Seasonal Activities:: WINTER: ski, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, tobogganing, snow shoe walking (snow hikes over special routes), snow park (for special snow activities), ski entertainment area for young children, crèche facility & kindergarten at Le Bettex (next village up the mountain from St. Gervais). SUMMER: tennis, walking, fishing, horse riding, golf (also championship courses at Megève and Chamonix), mini-golf, cycling, mountain biking on marked trails, canoeing, white water rafting, canyoning, kayaking, rock climbing, hot-air ballooning (discovery flight), water sports lake with beach (20 mins), summer tobogganing at Megève and Chamonix, summer skiing on Mont Blanc. SUMMER & WINTER: ice-skating, ice dancing & ice hockey (Olympic ice rink), indoor & outdoor swimming, paragliding, hang-gliding, thermal baths, mountain railway (St. Gervais to Mont Blanc), activity clubs for children (Le Bettex), sports centre (Megève), mountaineering at Chamonix (with professional guide).

Mountaineering:: The 4810m summit of Mont Blanc rises on the communal territory of Saint Gervais. From the resort, mountaineers can follow the famous 'Voie Royale' to Mont Blanc, conquered in 1855 by an Englishman named Hudson.

Start with an excursion on the Mont Blanc Tramway before walking towards the Tête Rousse mountain refuge and a stop over near the 'Aiguille de Goûter'. Climb the 'Dôme du Goûter' towards the Vallot mountain refuge and the final ridge to the summit at 4810 metres. It is advisable to hire one of the experienced professional mountain guides, who have offices at St. Gervais.

More Details

Brian & Séverine Ashley
Member since: 2002
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
8 August, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

I would just like to say a huge thank you to you. We had a wonderful stay at your apartment. The apartment itself was lovely and the closeness of the apartment to the telecabin was fantastic. The resort of Saint Gervais was beautiful and the skiing was excellent. We would definitely love to stay there again in the future and will be highly recommending it to friends and family. Thanks again for all your help, it was nice to deal with you. SARAH.

I had a wonderful time in St Gervais. It was the best holiday we've had in years. The apartment is beautiful, everything you want in it to make the holiday that bit special. Thanks for all your help. JIMMY & HELEN.

Just want to say thank you for the use of your apartment. It's a lovely place and so handy - right next to the lifts! We really enjoyed ourselves and will certainly return to St. Gervais again. The sooner the better in fact !! JONATHAN
Nov 2007
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Saint-Gervais-les-Bains in Haute-Savoie

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 398 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Arrival at the start of your holiday must be after 4.00pm and no later than 7.00pm except by prior negotiation or if exceptionally agreed in advance.
  • Departure at the end of your holiday must be between 8.00am and 10.00am to allow inspection of the apartment. Earlier time only by prior agreement.
  • There must be at least two adults over 25 years old in the party, unless by special agreement. Visitors are strictly forbidden to enter the apartment.
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • resort
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Lift
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom - Shower Enclosure
    Separate WC - Toilet
  • The Shower Room Includes a Wash Basin with Illuminated Mirror above and storage cupboard.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot , Single bed that slides open to become a double bed.
  • BED LINEN & PROTECTION. All the beds have mattress and pillow protectors, pillows and blankets. Sheets, pillowcases and towels are not included, but may be hired at reasonable rates from our local agents at St. Gervais. FOR VERY YOUNG CHILDREN. The foldaway cot and mattress are stored in the cupboard of Bedroom 2 and is easy to open up. It could be used in any room of the apartment. It includes a mattress protector. (for Holiday Rentals team: please start the above headings in caps on a new line for clarity)
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The apartment is on the 4th floor accessed by an efficient lift or stairs. It is situated very close to the telecabine lift (2-3 mins walk) and very convenient for skiers. There are two bedrooms and a fully equipped kitchen area. Electric heating, hot water and use of the basement garage & ski locker room are all included in the rental. Cleaning equipment is provided, including vacuum cleaner, ironing board with iron, brushes, mops etc. just in case you might need them!! The large sheltered balcony has a table & chairs and faces south-east with excellent views of the Mont Blanc mountain range. Blankets, pillows and mattress protectors are supplied. Bed linen (sheets, pillow cases and towels) are not provided, but can be hired at very reasonable rates from our local agents in St. Gervais and we would be pleased to book them for you if you are not able to bring your own. Non-smoking apartment.


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4th Floor Luxurious Apartment with Beautiful Mountain Views
average rating of 4.6 based on 6 reviews

Super Ski Apartment

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely little apartment, perfectly situated close to the main Bettex telecabin. Also very handy for a bakers across the road and an easy stroll into St Gervais itself. The apartment is clean, warm and cosy and a lovely haven to return to after a day in the mountains. Loads of hot water too. Would love to return and have no hesitation in recommending. Owner was very helpful throughout booking process.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2015
  • Date of Stay: January 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Absolutely brilliant apartment. Perfect acommodation for family with two young boys. Very warm, well equiped, lovely balcony and hot powerful shower. Best possible location for any budget skiers. Next to ski chair but close enough to supermarket to self cater without a hire car. superb customer service and knowledgeable / flexible local agent. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: March 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm very grateful to Jo for such a positive review and very pleased that they enjoyed all the facilities of our apartment and the local area. Their kind comments are very much appreciated and look forward to their return visit.
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Little Gem

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely skiing holiday staying at this great appartment. The appartment was very well equipped and extremely comfortable. Very close to the main lift and there was a great bakery accross the road. The town was an easy walk where there was every shop you could want with good supermarkets and a good tourist information centre.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Apr-2012
  • Date of Stay: March 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Great Apartment.

  • 5 of 5

A great little apartment. Within walking distance of the town and staggering distance of the ski lift wearing boots. Small but very well equipped, warm and clean. Great support from the local agent and from Brian the owner. The underground garage is really convenient. Fresh bread and ski hire just across the road. Hope to go there again.

John & Sue

  • Review Submitted: 28-Mar-2011
  • Date of Stay: December 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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A good late Summer break

  • 4 of 5

We had a very enjoyable stay in the apartment. It was very good value considering there were 2 bedrooms. The apartment is on the top floor so although it is small, the high ceilings give it a feeling of space. It was very clean and well equipped and we used the balcony overlooking the mountains for most of our meals. The 'best baker in town' was also just over the road, but we found the local restaurants very pricey - partly due to how low sterling is now!

Even though all the local lifts had closed for the season we got around easily. The highlights were walks from Les Contamines and the cable car in Chamonix to Aiguille Du Midi.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Nov-2009
  • Date of Stay: September 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Town Centre
Nearest Ferry
878 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
11 Kilometres
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Le Fayet
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Le Fayet (A40)
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Town Centre
Nearest Ski
5 Kilometres
Le Bettex
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Passy Lake
Car: not necessary

Saint-Gervais-les-Bains is situated in the French Alps, Haute-Savoie region, 70kms from Geneva, 24kms from Chamonix, 11kms from Megève, 10kms from Sallanches and 4kms from Le Fayet.

SNCF trains operate to Le Fayet station. TGV runs direct from Paris to Le Fayet at weekends during high season. Car hire is available at Le Fayet station and Geneva Airport (prior booking recommended).

Other Activities: ice-skating, thermal baths, canoeing and many others (see below for further details)

Golf: There are championship courses at Megève, only 15 mins (11kms) by car from St. Gervais and also at Chamonix about 30 mins (24kms) away.

Mini-golf is also available at St. Gervais.

Ski: The skiing area is integrated into the Megève domain with 360kms of pistes and over 100 lifts and is ideal for mixed ability groups. The pistes themselves vary from pretty tree-lined runs amongst the evergreen forests to large open areas, catering for skiers of all standards, beginners, intermediates and the really advanced. There are snowmaking machines on many runs during the winter for guaranteed skiing. Some areas are specifically allocated for snowboarding and there are large areas for safe off-piste skiing. The mountains included in the lift pass are Mont d'Arbois (1833m), Mont Joux (1958m), Mont Joly (2525m), Rochebrune (1754m), Cote 2000 (2014m) and Jaillet (1757m).


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

SECURITY DEPOSIT cheque of £200 (or 250 Euros) plus a Cleaning Deposit of £40 (or 50 Euros) to be received at least 7 days before the holiday commencement date.

SPECIAL DISCOUNT for bookings of two or more consecutive weeks.
Full rental first week.
10% Discount off the second week.
15% Discount off the third week.
20% Discount off the fourth week.


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.