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Large comfortable and modern apartment in quiet location yet next to everything

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,237 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, mezzanine, 2 bathrooms, large living room, sleeps 6

Our top floor apartment has been equipped as you would want your home to be. It is perfectly positioned next to the ESF office, ski school meeting point, Tourist Office and within five minutes walking of absolutely anything else that you might need.

The modern living room has a fabulous view of Mont Blanc, with the bedrooms looking up the valley towards Les Grands Montets and Le Tour. The beds in the bedrooms have properly sprung mattresses with matching divans (by “And So to Bed”) and the L-shaped couch was made to order (by “Highly Sprung”), everything was bought with comfort in mind. The apartment is fully equipped with TV, UK satellite, DVD player, Hi-Fi, Wi-Fi, washing machine and dryer and a fully fitted kitchen.

While a car is not necessary, many people feel that it makes life easier in the valley (particularly if you are skiing up at Les Grands Montets), we have a dedicated underground garage (so no scraping ice off in the morning).

Ski pass service is available.

Winter in Chamonix: With such a high elevation and the micro climate created by Mont Blanc, Chamonix has a long snow-sure season. There are slopes for every level of skier or boarder and we are happy to discuss what will suit your needs.

For beginners, meet your instructors next door in the morning. For intermediates, it is possible to wander over to the Savoy nursery slopes and take a very short drag lift up to the main Brevant lift to get access to the south facing slopes of there and Flegere (saves a walk up the hill in boots).

The bus stop just 200 meters away (behind the Tourist Office) allows free transport to Le Tour (offerering a good mix of terrain for all levels) and Les Grands Montets with it's large north facing slopes giving some awesome off-piste opportunities.

The lift for the Aguille du Midi, is a five minute walk, do take a guide for your safety if you plan to ski/board in the Vallee Blanche - it is stunning and worth the the cost of getting a professional to show you the way.

Summer in Chamonix: The town of Chamonix is busy all year round, with walkers, climbers and golfers dominating the summer months. Days tend to be warm, but evenings are rarely oppressive as temperatures quickly cool to a comfortable level in the mountain atmosphere.

There is much to do for all age groups, including climbing (try the indoor climbing wall in Les Houches with an instructor if you are a beginner), walking, golf, a great swimming pool, cycling, tennis, parapenting, fly fishing or just relaxing in a great atmosphere.

Our favourite time of the summer is around the 21st June, when the whole of France has it’s 'fete de la musique' (what must be the biggest music festival in the world) and every bar seems to live music all absolutely free to watch.

Children Are Welcome: Children essentials are stored in the ski cave with the apartment - a travel cot, high chair, baby bath, safety gates, etc. Chamonix offers a number of baby-sitting services or children can be placed in ski school to allow yourselves to go off and ski.

The French have a wonderful attitude to the young, with children being welcome in most bars and restaurants. Chamonix is no exception, with some of the best play parks and areas you will ever see. It is not unusual to see toddlers dancing in front of a stage in a bar as a band is playing (usually before the real apres-ski crowd arrive and it gets a little crowded for them).

More Details

Alisdair and Gergana McDougall
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English, French, Bulgarian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 July, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Lovely apartment, great location and a fabulous holiday, thank you.
Dec 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Chamonix in Haute-Savoie

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1237 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please see stated refund policy on house notes.
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Lift ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , en suite to bedroom 1
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Bidet , en suite to bedroom 1
  • The apartment has unlimited how water.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , can be made as twin
    Mezzanine - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 can be made up as an extra large double or a twin. There is one travel cot available permanently (a second can probably be found).
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


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Large comfortable and modern apartment in quiet location yet next to everything
average rating of 4.88 based on 26 reviews

Spacious, well decorated, very comfortable apartment

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our 5 night stay in Alisdairs apartment . The apartment was very spacious, well decorated, very comfortable and fully equipped. It is superbly located for everything you could possibly need in Chamonix , just a few steps to restaurants, supermarkets, bars, pharmacies and indeed the mountains. Plenty of towels, washing machine, good quality linen, warm and a view to die for. We heard no noise from any other apartment . Alisdair communicated very promptly, both before and after our stay, providing us with loads of information about restaurants etc. The size of the apartment is fantastic , the lounge room and the couch are both large and very comfortable, especially at the end of a days hiking. It's a lovely place to stay and would thoroughly recommend it and would happily return.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location and having the parking was Very helpful

  • 4 of 5

Very nice place with a great location.

Some sort of fan for the loft would help with the overheating upstairs.

I would recommend this place

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi John, So happy you had a great holiday and thank you for the recommendation. We have not heard that the mezzanine can get too warm before - this may be down to the new windows that we replaced in the spring being more efficient. We will make sure we have a fan upstairs in the future for when the weather is so warm.
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Perfect home-away-from-home for our family ski holiday

  • 5 of 5

Great location and ideal size for our family of five. Also lots of great advice and support from our hosts.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely apartment in a fantastic central location, will definitely be staying again!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was lovely, spacious and homely just as described. The central location means that within 30 seconds walk you’re on the high street of Chamonix with easy access to all of the towns restaurants, bars and shops. The underground parking makes having a car so easy, enabling you to get around Chamonix and the surrounding area without a problem. We loved the week we had here and will definitely be looking to stay again in the future. The owners are lovely and are extremely knowledgable about the town. They provided us with ample information regarding places to ski, eat and socialise. Can not fault this place or its wonderful owners in any way. If you’re interested in visiting Chamonix, this is the place to stay!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cosy and comfortable stay

  • 5 of 5

Host was extremely organised and informative making the stay great from the start. When we were there the location was superb, apartment was well equipped and comfortable. Definitely a great stay!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful location! Spacious and clean!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is right in the heart of Chamonix. Such a fabulous location. The apartment is very roomy. It was nice and clean. We had 2 couples in our party, so we each had a bedroom. You could easily add a couple kids and be comfortable. Alisdair was very helpful and responded immediately to any concerns I had before and during our stay. The kitchen is small, but we didn't use it much since the food was excellent at every restaurant we went. I'd love to come back again and bring my kids with.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Geneva - Cointrin (GVA)
Nearest Barpub
65 Metres
Chez Melanie
Nearest Ferry
550 Miles
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Golf Club de Chamonix
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Bistro de Sports
Nearest Ski
200 Metres
Le Savoy link to Brevant and Flegere
Car: not necessary

The residence is ideally situated at the top of a lane that enters directly onto the main pedestrian street of the town centre. This location ensures a quiet stay, while being in the heart of the town. There is very little that is more than five minutes walk from the apartment.

There is a ski rental shop on the ground floor of the residence itself. Within 100 meters of the front door are the ESF office and the meeting point for ski/board lessons, the Tourist Office, a bakery, a supermarket and the main street with it’s selection of bars, restaurants and shops. Within 200 meters are the nursery slope of Le Savoy (where the ESF have a children’s ski camp and you can take a drag to the main Brevant ski lift) and the bus stop for free transport to Le Tour and Grands Montets.

If you have transport, within easy access are Courmayeur (there is a free bus during the ski season), Verbier, Megeve, Flain, Geneva, Annecy and Lausanne. All offer a chance to see/ski something different.

Golf: The Golf Club de Chamonix has an 18 hole course designed by Robert Trent Jones senior. A beautiful course with fabulous views of Mont Blanc and the mountains around. The course is open from May/June (depends upon when the snow clears) to late Autumn and the arrival of the snow again. All equipment (except shoes and clothing) may be rented at the shop. They have a web-site and it is worth checking out if you are considering playing in the summer months.

The golf course at Verbier is an hour from Chamonix and that at Crans-Montana is an hour and a half from Chamonix.

Ski: Chamonix is a famous ski resort that is good for beginners (well maintained nursery slopes in town and at Le Tour), good also for intermediates and experts. The skiing is arranged over five distinct areas that are served by a free shuttle bus service, including access to the Vallee Blanche. We have spent the whole of the past twelve winters in the valley and have taken numerous friends skiing/boarding that have ranged from total beginners to extreme skiers and everything in between. Please do contact us if you wish to discuss the skiing (we are happy to talk about the valley even if you don’t want to rent the apartment).


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Rates do not include Tourist Tax (€1 per night per adult), but does include linen, towels, utilities and use of the garage. We provide cots and other baby equipment at no charge.

We offer a 2.5% reduction for payments made directly to our bank accounts in either EUR or GB£.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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