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Grand Cru Chalet, Chamonix - Centre

5 bedroom Chalet in Chamonix. Sleeps 10

This is a beautifully renovated chalet with a traditional exterior and is located in a quiet cul de sac in the very centre of Chamonix, just minutes away from the nearest shops, restaurants and bars.

Guests will enjoy the large open plan living and dining area, with comfortable sofas and a large flat screen Smart TV with Sky TV and DVD player. The chalet has under-floor heating and a wood burning fire which warms the living and dining areas, for cosy evenings.

The dining area has a large wooden table that comfortably seats 10, from which you can enjoy the views through the French doors that open out onto the balcony - perfect for evening drinks. The open-plan kitchen is modern and well-equipped with a large hob, oven, microwave, fridge-freezer and dishwasher. A separate laundry area has a washing machine and tumble-dryer for the convenience of the guests.

The expansive outdoor deck offers breathtaking views of the peaks and glaciers of the Chamonix valley which you can enjoy from the jacuzzi, the perfect way to help you relax after a challenging day in the mountains! Alternatively you can curl up in front of the open fire with a DVD or try one of the local bars or pubs for some après ski.

WiFi access is available throughout the chalet so you'll easily be able to check emails and keep up with the world outside Chamonix whilst on your holiday.

The chalet is open in both the winter and summer months, so whether you prefer a ski, snowboard, hiking or mountain biking holiday, you'll be able to stay in the comfort of this property.

Sleeping

This chalet sleeps up to 10 in 5 bedrooms, which can be arranged as king or twin rooms, to allow for flexibility depending on your group.  

All mattresses are pocket sprung, to ensure that you have a good night sleep, and there is plenty of storage in the built-in wardrobes.

The two lower floor bedrooms share a shower room and bathroom. Upstairs there is a shower room, bathroom and separate WC which sit opposite the 3 bedrooms.

What's included

The following services are included with the chalet:

  • Cleaning
  • Linen changes
  • Concierge Service

Worth knowing...

This company offer tailor-made holidays with a wide range of concierge services, to allow you to personalise your experience.

Dining

This property is let on a self-catering basis, however, the company are happy to arrange breakfast and wine deliveries, fill the fridge or even provide private chefs for your holiday.

Also see: Catering & Private Chefs in Chamonix - Centre, France

Families & Kids

If you would like some time to yourselves whilst on your family holiday, this chalet company can organise babysitters and kids-club activities for your children.

Also see: Childcare in Chamonix - Centre, France

Transfers

The company can organise airport transfers to Chamonix on your behalf as part of your holiday package.

Also see: Transfers to Chamonix, France

Ski Hire

All your ski and snowboard hire can be arranged by the company in advance.

Also see: Ski Hire in Chamonix - Centre, France

Lifts & Passes

You can pre-book all your lift passes and they will be delivered to you on arrival in resort so you won't have to waste any of your precious holiday time in ticket office queues.

Also see: Ski Pass Options in Chamonix, France

Instructors & Lessons

Whether you are a complete beginner, looking to brush up on your technique or want to organise ski school for the kids, this company can take care of all your ski and snowboard lesson requirements.

Also see: Ski Schools in Chamonix - Centre, France

Guides & Tours

If you are looking for a bit of adventure, an alternative sport or an après ski activity, this chalet company can organise the following on your behalf: beauty treatments, massages, Heli skiing, helicopter tours, mountain guides and tandem parapenting flights.

Also see: Guides & Tours in Chamonix - Centre, France

Local Shuttles

Chamonix has a very good local transport system and this chalet is just a short walk from the Aiguiille du Midi train station and the local bus stop, which has service running the length of the valley. However, you can also organise in-resort transfers through the agents.

Parking

There is parking for 2-3 cars on the property.

Reviews

  • "We stayed here for two weeks with another family (9 of us in total). Two parents in each family and 5 children/adults (20, 20, 19,18 & 15 yr olds). The facilities were excellent, the position was perfect and the hosts Hayley and Scott were fantastic and the price reasonable. With 2 washing machines and dryers there were never issues about getting some essential chores done in our large group. The large dining table accommodated us all for dinners together and the kitchen was very well equipped. The eldest 4 'children' in our group slept downstairs and the rest of us slept in the upstairs rooms - this worked perfectly, giving everyone their own space when they wanted it. This chalet would not suit a very young family or the elderly due to the narrow staircases, but for children confident on stairs and anyone else it is excellent. If I was ever back in Chamonix with a large group, I would try to stay here again. Loved everything about this place." - Trip Advisor

Towns Nearby

Chamonix is a bustling little hub in the centre of the valley that has everything you need within walking distance; you'll find shops, bars, restaurants and cafés dotted all around the pedestrianised heart of the resort. Lakes, forests and hiking trails surround the area making it easy to find tranquillity just a few minutes from the lively town centre. One of France's oldest ski resorts, Chamonix has plenty of character and traditional charm.

Restaurants Nearby

Chamonix's restaurants offer something for everyone, from Michelin starred gourmet cuisine to takeaway burgers. The central square is lined with fondue restaurants and pizzerias serving a good range of local and international dishes, as well as a couple of fast food shops. The bars and hotels on Avenue Michel Croz offer a good choice of tasty and well-priced food, whereas the Rue de Moulins is an excellent choice for a special night out. Venture in the opposite direction and you'll find more choices around the Aiguille du Midi/Chamonix Sud area, ranging from hearty pub grub to high class dining.

Also see: Restaurants in Chamonix - Centre, France

Sights Nearby

No visit to Chamonix is complete without a trip up the famous Aiguille du Midi on the world's highest vertical ascent cable car. From its summit at 3842m you can enjoy spectacular 360 views of France, Italy and Switzerland whilst watching roped-up mountaineers embark on expeditions. Another must-do is a visit to the Mer de Glace glacier on the Montenvers train along a rack-and-pinion track that winds up the side of the mountain. Once there you can visit crystal caves and enter the glacier to see sculptures carved into the ice. Both attractions are open year-round, check our opening/closing page for details.

Also see: Sights in Chamonix - Centre, France

Things to Do Nearby

Chamonix is all about outdoor activities and there is plenty to keep you busy on your holiday. Throughout the year you can visit the ice caves and the 'Mer de Glace' from the Montenvers train station. Take the Aiguille du Midi cable car up to 3842 metres for spectacular views of Mont Blanc and the start of the famous off-piste run the Vallee Blanche. It is quite common to see paragliders exploring the valley from above and this is something you can do in tandem. During the winter there are 4 main ski areas (Brevent & Flegere, Les Planards, La Tour & Vallorcine and Grands Montets). If you have a Mont Blanc Unlimited lift pass you'll also have access to the Les Houches ski area. In the summer some of the ski lifts open for downhill mountain biking and there are numerous climbing routes, hiking routes and refuges to discover. If you prefer to be indoors, Chamonix also has a cinema with films in English, a bowling alley and a sports centre. 

Also see: Things To Do in Chamonix - Centre, France

Golf-clubs Nearby

The nearest golf course to Chamonix centre 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.

Also see: Golf Courses in Chamonix - Centre, France

Lifts/Pistes Nearby

Chamonix has two lift stations that are directly accessible from the town centre - Brevent and Aiguille du Midi. The Brevent lift station is located behind the tourist office just a few minutes walk up a short hill, or you can catch a bus. The high-speed gondola takes you up to the main ski area at Plan Praz (2000m), where you can connect to a large cable car that goes all the way to the top at 2525m - the only route down from here is a black run but it's worth going up for the stunning views, you can get the cable car back down again if you're not confident enough to tackle the piste. Brevent is linked by another cable car to the nearby Flegere ski area, both are included on the same lift pass making it a great option for a full day on the slopes. Aiguille du Midi is one of the most popular tourist attractions in France and if you venture up, you'll see why. The cable is split into two sections and you change cars halfway at Plan de l'Aiguille, a popular hiking destination in the summer. The top of the second section sits at 3842m and is engulfed in snow all year round. Numerous viewing platforms look out on to breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks, you can see France, Switzerland and Italy in one turn of the head. The Aiguille du Midi is also the start of the Vallée Blanche, one of the world's most famous off-piste runs. The ever-changing nature of glacial terrain makes it dangerous to attempt without local knowledge though, so be sure to book a qualified mountain guide before setting off.

Also see: Ski Areas in Chamonix, France

Nightlife Nearby

Avenue Michel Croz is at the heart of the winter apres-ski scene, with live music and DJs playing at a variety of bars. If you prefer a more civilised drink that doesn't involve dancing on the tables, then head to the Rue des Moulins for chic wine bars and excellent restaurants. Chamonix Sud also has a cluster of bars that attract the younger crowd and seasonal workers. Chamonix has three nightclubs, one on the Rue des Moulins and another two in Chamonix Sud.

Also see: Bars in Chamonix - Centre, France


Location: Chamonix - Centre


Style

Catering Basis: Catered | Self-catered

Property Style: Chalet

Run By: Owner Directly

Vibe / Atmosphere: Traditional & Modern mix


Stats

Sleeps: Sleeps 10

Bedrooms: 5 bedroom


Services

Bookings For: Childcare / Babysitting | Lift Passes | Massage / Beauty Treatments | Outdoor Activities | Private Chef / Catering | Ski / Snowboard Hire | Ski / Snowboard Lessons | Transfers

Catering: Half-board | Afternoon tea | Breakfast | Private Chef | Flexible catering options

Transport: Airport transportation - drop-off (surcharge) | Airport transportation - pickup (surcharge) | Area shuttle (surcharge)

Cleaning: Daily housekeeping


Facilities

Access: Children welcome

Room: Balcony | Open fire | Ski / Boot Room | Underfloor Heating

Car-parking: Parking on property

Entertainment: CD player | DVD Player | iPod Dock | TV | WiFi / Internet

Kitchen/Laundry: Cooker / Oven | Dishwasher | Freezer | Fridge | Microwave | Tumble Dryer | Washing Machine

Outdoor: Terrace

Spa & Fitness: Beauty Treatments | Hot-Tub / Jacuzzi | Massage / Relaxation | Sundeck

View: Mountain view


Contact

Open Seasons: Spring | Summer | Autumn | Winter


Prices & Availability

Address: 89 passage de la Varlope | Chamonix - Centre | 74400

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