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Self catering chalets sleep 5 at foot of Mont Blanc
There are 2 bedrooms on the 1st floor of the chalet. One has queen sized double bed (160cm), the other has 3 standard single beds (90cm). A travel cot can be supplied at no extra charge (as well as high chair and babies and childrens toys) on request. All bed linen and plenty of bath and hand towels are supplied as well as bath mat, t-towels and table cloth. All beds are recent and very comfortable with good quality mattresses, duvets and pillows.
- 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.
- 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
- No refund if you cancel less than 30 days before check-in.
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Children allowed - Cot & high chair on requestCot & high chair on request
Pets allowed - Pets considered. Please askPets considered. Please ask
Max guests: 5 (sleeps up to 5 adults)
Minimum age of primary renter: 20
Check in and check out with no person-to-person contact
Cleaned with disinfectant
Les Contamines-Montjoie is situated at the foot of the Mont Blanc at the end of a picturesque valley. Access is easy by car being only 15 mins from the motorway and just over 1 hrs drive from Geneva airport.
Les Contamines-Montjoie is in the Haute Savoie region of the Alps, close to St Gervais, Megeve and Chamonix. It is on the famous summer 'tour of mont blanc' hike and close to the Italian and Swiss borders making it a perfect touring base.
From Christmas to late April Les Contamines is a skiers paradise with 120kms of well groomed runs and plenty of safe, accessible off piste. It is suitable for all levels of skier. It remains unspoilt, traditional in style and inexpensive. On the ski slopes there are plenty of cosy little mountain restaurants.
There is excellent cross country skiing on the valley floor and an ce skating rink in the village centre and a good selection of cafés/restaurants/bars in the village. Easy access to Chamonix (25 mins) and Megeve/St Gervais (10 mins) by car. Les Contamines is one of the most snow sure resorts in the French Alps.
There are plenty of English speaking ski instructors for either group or private lessons and we can make bookings for you.
Other winter Activities: Cross country skiing, snow boarding, sledging, husky dog sledding, snow shoeing, walking.
In summer Les Contamines is a hikers paradise with an unlimited number of day hikes or longer hikes with overnight stays in mountain refuges. Hikes to suit everyone from young families (you can cheat a little by using the local cable cars) to the extremely fit.
There are many sports on offer locally: swimming lake, indoor and outdoor swimming pool, tennis, mountain biking, golf practice range (and great courses within 30 mins drive), archery, slack-lining, rock climbing, mountaineering and much more.
Places to visit: Pontet leisure park, Chamonix, Megeve, Aiguille du Midi, Montenvers Tramway, Tramway du Mont Blanc, Gorges de la Gruvaz, Gorges de la Diosaz, Montjoie Telecabine, Etape lake, Pontet lake, Lake Annecy, Merlet animal park, Summer luge in Chamonix, Mont Blanc tunnel: Courmayeur, Aosta
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About Sarah Cunningham
We are knowledgable locals (Sarah has lived in Les Contamines for 32 years and Bruno all his life) with 2 girls who love sharing our local knowledge with our guests. We are proud of our three little chalets (built by Bruno) and are on hand to help and advise if required during your stay. Bruno is an independent ski instructor and should he already be booked up we can recommend other instructors and make bookings for you.
Sarah Cunningham purchased this chalet in 2001
Why Sarah Cunningham chose Les Contamines-Montjoie
The chalets were lovingly built by Bruno inside and out with much of the furniture hand made by him too and soft furnishings by Sarah so the chalets have charming and unique interiors. The gardens are well maintained by Bruno. We really want you to make the most of your time in Les Contamines and will help you find the most suitable activities, restaurants and places to visit etc
What makes this chalet unique
The chalets are charming, cosy and well equipped. They are located in a quiet residential hamlet 1km from the village centre and we live just along the road and are on hand to help you make the most of your holiday. The chalets have lovely mountain views and sheltered south facing wooden decks from which to enjoy the views. All bed linen and bath towels are supplied. We can lend swimming towels too on request. For babies we can supply cots and high chairs. For children we can supply toys.
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