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Penthouse Chamonix, 2-bedroom, ski apartment with incredible views of Mt Blanc

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom | Sleeps 7 | Refurbished Nov 2013 | WiFi | Fireplace

A perfect ski apartment for friends and families of up to seven people. This apartment has arguably the best view from the massive roof top terrace of any apartment in Chamonix valley.

10 mins walk from town centre. Ski bus stops right outside. Off road parking. Lively restaurant and bar 100m from front door.


When it comes to big views Apartment Gaillands North is hard to beat! This spacious two-bedroom penthouse flat sits on the roof of an apartment block in the Les Gaillands area of Chamonix town.

With 70m2 of interior space, Apartment Gaillands North also benefits from a huge, sunny terrace that faces Mont Blanc and Aiguille de Midi and is almost as big as the apartment itself. Below the gardens of the Residence du Lac have lawns that lead to the lake itself, making for a peaceful and natural environment.

The local valley bus stops right outside and takes you the two stops into town.

The climbing crag of Les Gaillands (AKA 'The Guides' Crag) is a couple of minutes' walk away, as is Le Vert Hotel with its vibrant bar and restaurant.


The apartment is reached by either the stairwell or the lift.

Inside are two double bedrooms, one with a door leading out onto the terrace.

The living area is a large, spacious room with a table for 6 people and a double sofa bed.

The building is centrally heated but also benefits from a wood burning stove for extra warmth in the winter months.

A TV with UK satellite and WiFi Internet offer entertainment.

The large south-facing terrace is reached from the main living area and contains a table for eating, an awning for shade and deck chairs.

A well-equipped kitchen with dishwasher, four-ring hob, oven and fridge lead to the bathroom with a shower/bath and a washing machine.

The apartment also has a separate toilet.

More Details

Property Manager
Mont Blanc Retreats
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, French, German
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
3 August, 2017

About Mont Blanc Retreats

Rental of Apartment Gaillands North is arranged through by Mont Blanc Retreats Ltd

Why Mont Blanc Retreats chose Haute-Savoie

Amazing views | Huge balcony | Ski bus outside | Le Vert Hotel opposite for food, beer and good times | Parking


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Chamonix in Haute-Savoie

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • town
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Lift ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • Bathroom contains a washing machine
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Single bed and double sofa bed in living room
  • Bedroom 2 has a door leading to the terrace
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Terrace
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
The apartment is a penthouse flat with lift access


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Penthouse Chamonix, 2-bedroom, ski apartment with incredible views of Mt Blanc
average rating of 4.8 based on 15 reviews

Very spacious and well thought out.

  • 5 of 5

They weren’t exaggerating when they said this apartment has the best view of the Chamonix Valley from the massive roof top terrace – absolutely stunning. I don’t think the photos really show how spacious it is.

It was clean and well maintained. It was obvious that the owners of the apartment had actually stayed there themselves as everything worked and was well thought out. I’ve stayed in many apartments where there quite simply isn’t enough space. You could live quite comfortably in this apartment. The beds were comfortable and there was space to hang cloths.

For once there was good quality bedding and towels. When you arrive by plane, no bedding or paper bedding which seems to the norm in French ski accommodation these days is just so not acceptable, and as for having to take home damp towels in your luggage...The bedding and towels

provided for us were therefore much appreciated and made the apartment look homely as soon as we walked in.

The kitchen was big enough and well equipped to cook proper meals. Having stayed in French ski apartments where they can't even be bothered to provide the basics like a cork screw, scissors or matching wine glasses it was great to find everything provided. The bathroom had enough space to move and have a nice soak in the bath after a big day out. For once in a French ski apartment I didn’t feel like a sardine.

Well done, we’re saving up already for our next holiday with you.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic location

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful location the highlight being the massive sun terrace. Very comfortable. The only fault is that it could do with a really good clean . Cobwebs on ceiling and the cooker hood was filthy. We would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Julie We were gutted to hear that the apartment wasn't clean enough and we have asked the staff responsible to go back and give it a deep clean. Had you let us know about these issues we would have sent the cleaners straight round to re-clean the apartment. I'm really glad to read that the cobwebs and cooker hob did not distract from your holiday experience too much and you would rebook. I hope you do, as we would like the opportunity to see how the apartment is developing. Thanks for staying and reviewing.
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Chamonix Les Gaillands Penthouse apt

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time and the apt. was very convenient to town and areas for walking the dogs. There is a small lake next door and trails across the street that were perfect. Very clean and well maintained. Had no issues and arrived with a very clean apt. ready for vacationing. A cute little bar across the street which has good food and drinks, Hotel Vert. Would certainly stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice apartment, outstanding views of Mt Blanc and the Chamonix valley

  • 5 of 5

A pleasant apartment with fantastic views, we made good use of the owners high power binoculars to admire the scenery from the sun loungers on the large balcony.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review and it is great to hear that the binoculars are getting used. :)
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Amazing views from this apartment!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at this apartment was outstanding! The views from the rooftop deck were fabulous. Close to town and with the Côte card, was able to ride the train as many times as you want. Be aware, however, that you must exit the train before the last stop or you will be charged a fare! You can always hop back on when the next train comes. We did not and ended up paying 27 euros for about a mile trip. The apartment has everything you need, very neat and tidy. You will not regret your stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Amazing penthouse with beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

We have spent in penthouse three amazing weeks. It is really comfortable for 6 persons. Beautiful balcony with amazing view on Mont Blanc - perfect place for bbq and chilling after ski.

Appartment is beautifull, comfortable, very clean and well decorated, there is everything you need for perfect stay.

Location of the appartment is really the best - free parking near the house, bus stop in 1 min walk, center is in 10 mins walk - very quiet place.

Bob is very helpful - helped me to organize our vacation long before our arrival and asked all questions during our stay.

I will stay again :)

Thank you Bob and Mont Blanc Retreats!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! We agree, Gaillands North is a fantastic and unique apartment! We do all we can to make sure all our guests have a fantastic time. We organise ski hire, passes and lessons if you need them and we are always on hand to sort any problems out you might have when you are staying. Bob Drury - Mont Blanc Retreats
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Nearest Airport
110 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
900 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Les Praz Chamonix
Nearest Train
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
400 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Chamonix is both a world famous adventure sports mecca attracting skiers, snowboarders, climbers, paragliders and mountain bikers from around the world.

Situated at the foot of Mont Blanc, the highest point in western Europe, Chamonix is a thriving town with plenty to do for everyone. Chamonix high street sports fantastic bars, restaurants and shops and the town is just as frequented by sightseers and tourists keen to gaze up at some of Europe's most dramatic landscapes as it is by hardcore mountain enthusiasts.

Gaillands North is situated right at the end of the high street allowing you to walk into the heart of Chamonix in just a couple of minutes.

Skiing can be reached on foot or via the free bus service that circulates the valley linking the ski resorts of Le Tour, Grand Montets, La Flegere, Brevent and Les Houches.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Chamonix, Rhone-Alpes

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
23-26 Aug 2017
23 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
31 Aug 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
Mid Season
10 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Additional Guest Fee £10 per person per night
Pet Fee £50

Rental is through Mont Blanc Retreats Ltd - www.montblanc-retreats.com

Price includes linen, towels and cleaning after you leave. If you stay for more than one week the towels and linen are changed every week and the chalet cleaned.

Bookings in Sterling through this website are paid in full at the time of booking.

Staggered payments of 30% on booking and 70%, 8 weeks before arrival, are available using our secure payment gateway in EURO ONLY. Please contact us to arrange staggered Euro payments.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.