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Sophie Watkins

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3 Beautiful apartments just 500m from the centre of Megève. - Main Chalet

9 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Megève holiday chalet

1 Bedroom, 2 Bedroom & 4 bedroom Apartments available to rent on a weekly basis

The Main Chalet and apartments are available individually or as a block booking. This flexible layout allows for accommodation from two to sixteen people.

The chalet is situated in a quite cul-de-sac five minutes walk from the village centre and the lift station serving the Mont d’Arbois ski area, and ten minutes walk from the ski lift serving the Rochebrune ski area.

Megève Chalet is in a traditional Savoyard town that has a pedestrianised centre around a 13th century medieval church. With interesting narrow streets to explore and a wide variety of boutiques, delicatessens, bars and restaurants, Megève is still occupied by many of the original families such as the Perinets and Grossets but with all the amenities of a modern ski resort.

Details for Main Chalet 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, 3 Bathrooms

The Main Chalet

- Four Bedrooms

- Sleeps 8

- 3 Bathrooms

- The Main Chalet is very spacious and offers fine views of the surrounding mountains.

Ground Floor

- A large balcony surrounds the ground floor, deckchairs, double swing-seat, picnic table and parasol.

- Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, fridge-freezer, electric oven with integrated hobs and a large table seating 8

- Sitting room in the traditional ski chalet style with two large sofas, cd player and iPod dock and a feature fireplace

- TV room with lcd TV and dvd player and fire place

- Large cupboard with ample storage for shoes and hats, googles etc

- Laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer

- WC

First Floor

- Four bedrooms, three bathrooms:

- Two master suites: one double with with en suite bathroom, one twin (can be double on request) with en suite shower room — both open onto a large balcony with views over the surrounding mountains

- Two further twin rooms (each can be turned into doubles)

Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Sophie Watkins (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Call Manager
Speaks english, french

Guestbook comments from the manager

We have had a lovely time here despite mixed weather

The chalet is fantastic - very comfortable and great location.
Dec 2013
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Reviews

4.8
based on 9 traveller reviews

Main Chalet
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 13 reviews
5

wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous stay at this lovely, well equipped chalet. In August we went on our first family holiday with our 9 month old son to Megeve. The owners of the chalet were extremely accommodating of the baby, ensuring a travel cot was set up for us and high chairs etc easily accessible. The chalet has everything you need and more for a comfortable stay and its location is second to none being only a short stroll from the centre of Megeve and all the towns amazing amenities. We cant wait to go back next summer!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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lovely apartment and great location

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay as the location is great and the apartment is lovely .

We took the ground floor apartments and its great if you have kids as they can spend time playing in the garden .The property is well maintained and clean.

The listing on the website was accurate and the owner provided good customer service , I certainly would recomend this property .

  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
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2012 vist to Megeve and le Gai Tourbilon

  • 5 of 5

This is our 10th successive year of skiing in Megeve, we have been elsewhere as well, but Megeve is simply special.

The chalet is split into three apartments, and for the last three years we have taken the large 4 bedroomed one. The location is good, about 800 mtrs from the town centre, about a 5-6 minute walk from the main chamois chair lift.

The apartments itself was renovated about 3-4 years ago, and has been done to a very high standard, with a great kitchen, open plan lounge with a wood burning stove, and a separate TV room. The bedrooms are good, two ensuite, one decent double and a smaller boxroom, good for kids, and just about suitable for two adults. Parking outside, and a garage/ski-room on the ground floor.

Megeve itself is a delight, great shops, lively bars, a good selection of restaurants, and a terrific ambience. The skiing is best for intermediate levels, albeit if you want more challenging conditions, the valley Blanche will tempt you and there are numerous off piste opportunities.

After a hard days skiing, you can also get a horse drawn carriage back to the apartment for about 14e, great for tired legs.

The property was very clean, and is generally very well equipped, e.g. docking station for an ipod etc, and after eating out in the mountains, its great to be able to come back and chill, watch a movie etc.

My only critisism would be the size of the 4th bedroom, and the fact that two bedrooms have to share a bathroom, but in reality if you were renting a property with all of these it would be even more expensive.

Great restaurants in the mountain include L'Alpette, (the oldest mountain restaurant in France), owned by the same people who own the hotels Mont Blanc, and Les Freme de Marie, and La Raviere, a tiny place, drop down "Freddy" an easy black run, and after 200mtrs turn right onto an easy blue called la Raviere.

The Jass club is also worth a visit, but very expensive, a round of drinks for 8, (albeit also including a bottle of champage and a bottle of white), was over 200e, but for a blast its good

In summary, the chalet is excellent, journey times from Geneva are about an hour, and split between 8 adults, (as our party was), represents decent value, vs the generally very expensive hotels in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2012
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A delightful apartment in a great location

  • 4 of 5

We spent 2 perfect weeks in beautiful Megeve and were very lucky to find Le Gai Tourbillon; far enough from town to be quiet but close enough to walk to the Chamoix telecabine and to the great restaurants at night. The flat is cosy and comfortable - the bedrooms and bathrooms especially ( bed linen is A grade) and the laundry a welcome amenity. The lounge room is on the small side for 4 adults but could be made more spacious with more seating with a different lounge suite. The one there is too comfortable! 2 people end up lying on it and there is no room for the others. The only other thing we missed was a microwave. Space is at a premuim and we were madly trying to "redesign" the kitchen area to accommodate one! The housekeeping service was excellent and communication from owners flawless. This is a great little apartment in the heart of Megeve!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 11, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2012
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4

Great Stay

  • 4 of 5

A chalet within 5 minutes walk of the main Megeve square. we stayed in the small 1 x BR apartment downstairs facing the backyard. It was inviting, warm, clean, and had all the items needed for a great stay. Some additional hooks etc to hang some clothes would have been great, but really, overall, very positive and happy to report an enjoyable stay. David

  • Review Submitted: Feb 20, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2012
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Absolute gem in Megève!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 1 week in the main chalet and could not have been happier with our stay. This is the best ski chalet we've ever stayed in.

The property has been completely renovated, very clean and has all the amenities. The owners are very friendly and the management property company provided outstanding customer service.

The location is excellent, less than 10 minute walk from the Town Center and ski lift.

We strongly recommend this property to our friends and family and look forward to returning next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2011
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Map

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Geneva - Switzerland
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Megeve - Mont d'arbois
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Sallanches
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Sallanches
Nearest Ski
500 Metres
Rochebrune / Mont D'Arbois
Car: not necessary

Le Gai Tourbillon is situated 500 metres from the centre of the Megève ski resort and village. Situated in a quiet location the chalet is within short walking distance of the ski lifts and slopes, shops, restaurants, bars and local amenities.

Megève offers incredible holidays all year round, with cross-country and downhill skiing in the winter; mountain biking, horse-riding and walking in the summer.

With the picturesque village and its boutiques, restaurants and bars on your doorstep it’s perfect for a more relaxing break as well.

Summer Holidays

Whether you prefer to unwind and relax, be pampered, or take on lots of activities, Megève in summer is the perfect place for a holiday with friends and family.

Great for family holidays with lots to do and explore, Megève is also an ideal getaway for an intimate rendezvous. From delightful restaurants tucked away in the narrow side streets to the world-class sporting facilities, Megève has it all.

All this under the breath taking scenery that is the French Alps including Mont Blanc, western Europe's highest mountain.

Winter Holidays

Winter in Megève is every bit as stunning as the Summer season. With skiing, snowboarding and cross-country to suit all.

From gentle slopes through rolling pastures to black runs and off-piste, Megève is the perfect venue for enjoying winter sports.

Off the slopes there is plenty for those wanting a day off or prefer things a little more leisurely. There's shopping, fabulous bars and bistros, bowling, dog-sledding and so much more. With a host of events such as Winter Polo and Winter Golf even spectators are spoilt for choice.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday chalet in Megève, France

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
22.12.16
22 Dec 2016 - 28 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
A$8,132
 
 
29.12.16
29 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$9,701
 
 
08.01.17
8 Jan 2017 - 14 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$5,421
 
 
15.01.17
15 Jan 2017 - 21 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$5,421
 
 
22.01.17
22 Jan 2017 - 28 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$5,421
 
 
29.01.17
29 Jan 2017 - 4 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$5,421
 
 
05.02.17
5 Feb 2017 - 11 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$5,421
 
 
12.02.17
12 Feb 2017 - 18 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$10,272
 
 
19.02.17
19 Feb 2017 - 25 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$8,132
 
 
26.02.17
26 Feb 2017 - 4 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$5,421
 
 
05.03.17
5 Mar 2017 - 11 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$5,421
 
 
12.03.17
12 Mar 2017 - 18 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$5,421
 
 
19.03.17
19 Mar 2017 - 25 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$5,421
 
 
26.03.17
26 Mar 2017 - 1 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$5,421
 
 
02/04/17
2 Apr 2017 - 8 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$5,421
 
 
09/04/17
9 Apr 2017 - 15 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$5,921
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
A$2,425
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit A$1,141

**All linen, towels and cleaning is included in the price **

Full terms and conditions will be sent to you on receipt of a booking enquiry

- 25% deposit required to reserve the accommodation.

- 8 weeks before your holiday date the full rental amount (minus the deposit) is required.

- If booking fewer than eight weeks before your holiday the full amount is payable.

- The security deposit can be paid at any time before the holiday, but must be paid by bank transfer and received in cleared funds before keys are released to you.

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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet rental in Megève, France

Property Type:
  • chalet (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Town
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , En-suite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , En-suite
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure , Plus a sink
  • In addition to this family shower room two of the bedrooms are en-suite.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , Luxury en-suite
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed , Shower room en-suite
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed , Hand wash basin
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed
  • Please note that any of the twin beds can easily be made into doubles.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • deck chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • wooden decking
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting