This apartment is on the ground floor of Chalet Beaumont in the pretty, tranquil village of Les Bossons which is a short 5 minute drive from Chamonix town centre and there are regular train and bus services which run from the village.
The living area offers glorious views of the Brévent side of the valley through a large picture window and a side window looks towards a little wood. Children love exploring the woodland and the meadow; you can toboggan in winter and enjoy the idyllic Alpine sound of the grazing cows' bells in summer.
The kitchenette has everything you need for a relaxing self-catering holiday. There is a dishwasher, washing machine, integrated fridge, oven, four-ring induction hob and electric kettle as well as cook ware and place settings for up to six people.
You'll have access to a large communal terrace and open meadow where in winter children and grown-ups alike can be found sledging down the former piste. As soon as the snow has melted away a BBQ and outdoor picnic tables are provided.
The apartment features a boot dryer so you won't have to struggle with pulling on cold hard footwear during you ski holiday and it also has a private ski locker.
WiFi access is available throughout the property so you can easily keep up with friends and family at home. There is also an on-site chalet manager in the building who will be able to help you with any queries throughout your holiday.
For further details, visit the website or contact the agents directly using the enquiry link on this page.
The apartment sleeps up to 6 in 1 double / twin bedroom (zip-up mattresses), 1 bunk-bed room and 2 single sofa beds in the living room.
The apartment can combined with Arnica via two internal doors, creating a delightful three-bedroom apartment sleeping up to 12. Sound insulation in place when the apartments are not joined.
The apartment is let on a self catering basis and the company do offer to do a preliminary grocery shop on your behalf to get all the basics in before you arrive.
Families & Kids
If you are travelling with young children, the company are able to provide you with cots, high chairs, a bath mat and a box of toys - all free of charge.
This company does not organise childcare bookings on your behalf. If you would like to make any arrangements for your children to be looked after throughout the week or just for the odd night of baby-sitting visit our Childcare page for details of companies that can help you.
Transfers are not included in their holiday package and will need to be organised by you separately. For details of companies offering airport transportation to Chamonix see our Airport Transfers page.
Lifts & Passes
Instructors & Lessons
Guides & Tours
Private parking is available on the property.
Nestled in between Les Houches and Chamonix, Les Bossons is well placed for taking advantage of the attractions of both towns without having the hustle and bustle of either. There are some beautiful old properties here that make perfect refuges for a peaceful holiday.
Les Bossons is a quaint little village on the outskirts of Chamonix centre with a peaceful atmosphere and old fashioned charm. It has no shops or bars whatsoever, but if you like the quiet life then you'll love Les Bossons!
Les Bossons only has a handful of restaurants but they are all worth a visit. La Cremerie du Glacier is the most rustic, a cosy little place under the Glacier des Bossons serving calorific dishes laden with cheese, ham and wild mushrooms. Le Tremplin, near the bottom of the Les Bossons chairlift serves lots of local specialities including raclette and fondue at very reasonable prices, it has a lovely outdoor terrace with great views of the glacier too. Hotel Aiguille du Midi is a more sophisticated affair, without being at all stuffy; gourmet food prepared with seasonal local ingredients and a legendary dessert buffet make it popular with locals as well as hotel guests. A short walk towards Chamonix brings you to Hotel Le Vert, just after Gaillands lake, which serves good contemporary food as well as bar snacks.
Les Bossons has only one attraction to speak of but it's pretty special - the glacier. During the summer you can hike right up to it by following signs for La Jonction, a steep hike going up to 2589m, or you can take the jolly little multi-coloured chairlift up to 1400m and follow a short trail that has pictures of how the glacier has changed over the years. Other than that, you can hop on a train or bus to Chamonix and visit the main attractions such as the Aiguille du Midi and the Mer de Glace.
Les Bossons is a great base for summer hiking, there are a number of trails that lead up into the forest beneath the Aiguille du Midi and on the opposite side of the valley you can access the incredibly beautiful Aiguillettes des Houches. It is conveniently placed on the bus and train links that connect Chamonix to Les Houches, so it is well placed for accessing all the activities that you can do in other parts of the valley. It does not have its own ski area, but all the resorts in the valley are easy to reach on public transport.
Local Golf Clubs
The nearest golf course to Les Bossons is the Golf Club de Chamonix, an 18 hole course in Chamonix Les Praz, near to the Flegere lift station. It has a driving range, club house and pro-shop where you can stock up on all the essentials. They hold regular competitions throughout the summer, the course is closed in winter.
Local Ski-Lift or Piste
Les Bossons has no ski area but there is one chairlift that operates in summer to take sightseers up to the glacier.
Bars? Nightlife? That's not what Les Bossons is all about, you can enjoy a quiet drink on the terrace of the Hotel Aiguille du Midi but that's about as wild as it gets. There is a nightbus that connects Chamonix to Les Houches, passing through Les Bossons along the way but check the timetable so you don't miss the last one!
Location: Chamonix - Les Bossons
Property Type: Apartment
Run By: Owner Directly
Style: Traditional/Modern Mix
Sleeps: Sleeps 6
Bedrooms: 2 bedroom
Access: Children welcome
Room: Hair dryer | Ski Locker
Car-parking: Parking on property | Public car-park: outdoor
Entertainment: BBQ | WiFi / Internet access
Kitchen/Laundry: Dishwasher | Fridge | Iron & Ironing Board | Microwave | Tea / Coffee Maker | Washing Machine
Outdoor: Garden - Shared | Terrace
View: Mountain view
Open Times: Spring | Summer | Autumn | Winter
Prices & Availability
Prices are based on the whole property for a 7 night stay, self-catering. Short stays and flexible dates are possible on request. The price includes linen, towels and WiFi internet but exclude the local tourist "taxe de séjour" which is collected by us on behalf of the local council.
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Address: 674 Route du Mont | 74400