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Sophie Watkins

Member since: 2009
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Speaks english, french

3 Beautiful apartments just 500m from the centre of Megève. - Apartment 1

3 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Photos and Description of this Megève holiday apartment

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 Apartment 1 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

Apartment '1'

One bedroom

Sleeps up to four

A one bedroom, twin bed apartment with French doors opening into the garden.

The apartment has a twin room (which can be turned into a double on request), a kitchen-living room and a separate shower room. The apartment has a sofa bed which can sleep two taking the maximum occupancy to 4 people.

There is direct access to a laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer (also perfect for drying ski wear and ski boots) and the garage for storing skis, mountain bikes, golf clubs etc.

  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Sophie Watkins (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Call Manager
Speaks english, french


based on 3 traveller reviews

Apartment 1
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Lovely apartment, great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a brilliant week staying in this apartment, which has everything you need, nice linens & towels and the owners even provide hotel-style toiletries which is a nice touch. The building set-up works very well with a room for skis and a separate warm room for boots / damp ski wear.

The house is a 7 minute walk to the town centre & lift and easily accessible, meaning that you can get up on the slopes very quickly. This worked well for our group as various people in the group wanted to go up the mountain / come back at different times of the day. We had 4 days of beautiful sunshine and then 16 inches of fresh powder while we were there, so absolutely perfect conditions.

Megeve town centre is lovely, loads of restaurants & bars to choose from and lots of supermarkets, which made self-catering very easy. All in all a great stay, we will definitely be back - thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 23, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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1 Bed Apt Jan 2013

  • 5 of 5

My fiancée and I had a lovely relaxing stay. The apartment was small but very cosy and big enough for 2 and the interior was high quality. The bed was exceptionally comfortable with great quality linens. Lucy was great to deal with during the booking process, and Valerie was superb throughout, even helping us with a very early morning transfer back to Geneva. Megeve is a beautiful village and given the time of year, the slopes were deserted with some of the best skiing I have ever experienced. My only comment for note was the lack of English channels available on the TV and the intermittent WI fi (we were told that it was a generic resort reception issue) but these were not a major issue as there is plenty in the village to do in the evening and there is a DVD player. All in all an excellent stay and we will definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 20, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

What can we say - what a fantastic find!

We stayed on Apartment 1 of this beautiful property - it was such a peaceful and private hideaway, tastefully furnished and very cosy!. Fantastic shower and a huge comfy bed. Easy walk to the ski slopes and to the very picturesque village centre. We have skied many, amy resorts in the past 20 years and this is one of the best ski holidays we have ever had. It was very difficult to leave.

The owners were very helpful and everything from booking to leaving the property went without a hitch.

Thank you so much - We highly recommended this property!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 14, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2012
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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Geneva - Switzerland
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
Megeve - Mont d'arbois
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
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.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Megève, France

Rental Basis:
per property
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22 Dec 2016 - 28 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
29 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
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8 Jan 2017 - 14 Jan 2017
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22 Jan 2017 - 28 Jan 2017
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29 Jan 2017 - 4 Feb 2017
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12 Feb 2017 - 18 Feb 2017
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26 Feb 2017 - 4 Mar 2017
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5 Mar 2017 - 11 Mar 2017
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26 Mar 2017 - 1 Apr 2017
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2 Apr 2017 - 8 Apr 2017
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Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit A$572

**All bed 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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Accommodation and facilities for Apartment 1 in Megève, France

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Town
  • Village
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 single bed
  • Please note that these twin beds can easily be made into a double. Sofa bed in living room.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 4 garden chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • 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
Whilst WIFI is advertised, connectivity in Megeve at peak times can be intermittent and therefore internet access cannot be guaranteed.