Les Contamines Chalet Rental Photos and Description
Self catering chalet sleeps 5 at foot of Mont Blanc
'La Remise a Megan' is a charming traditional ski/summer self catering rental chalet with wooden deck, garden and covered parking. It is tastefully decorated, all wooden interior and extremely well equipped with all home comforts. One double bedroom and one triple. It is situated in a quiet hamlet 1km from the centre of the unspoilt ski and summer resort of Les Contamines-Montjoie which nestles just below the Mont Blanc. Les Contamines is renowned for its exceptional snow cover between December and late April and uncrowded, well groomed runs to suit all levels and accessible off piste. In summer there are a multitude of sports, activities, entertainment and places to visit nearby. It is particularly well known for its fabulous walking (it is on the famous 'tour of mont blanc' and stunning views. Les Contamines remains one of the few inexpensive, unspoilt ski resorts of the French Alps. The owners, Sarah (English) and Bruno (French) are knowledgeable locals who are on hand to help make your stay a memorable one.
The three chalets are virtually identical and each has 2 bedrooms on the first floor and sleep 5. One bedroom with double bed (160cm) and one triple (3 single beds). On the ground floor is the open plan living/dining/kitchen area and the bathroom and toilet.
Each chalet has a south facing sheltered wooden deck with picnic table and deck chairs. A barbecue is at your disposal in summer. The chalets have gardens with childrens swings etc.
La Remise a Megane and Les Fraises Sauvages have covered off road car parking. Le Bothy has off road parking.
The owners Sarah and Bruno are knowledgeable locals who live close by and are on hand before and during your stay to help in any way to organise your holiday eg in winter to help you book your ski lessons (we recommend Bruno, ESF instructor, for private ski lessons) , lift passes, equipment hire and be on hand for all local advice.
In summer they can advise you on the local walking, mountain biking, climbing, mountaineering etc as well as places to visit in the region. (Within one hours drive are Geneva, Annecy, Chamonix)
A raclette or pierrade machine are at your disposal if you fancy trying these local specialities at home.
Summer activities: Les Contamines is on the famous 'tour of Mont Blanc' walking route and is a fantastic base for an active holiday with a multitude of walking routes as well as mounaineering, climbing, mountain biking, tennis, swimming. For families there are many entertainments laid on locally, a pretty boating lake and swimming lake with playgrounds, tree top adventure, crazy golf etc. Or if you need a rest you can just sit back and enjoy the splendid views all around us and the good selection of local restaurants in the village or further afield in the hills.
Nearby cable cars and tramways allow easy access to high mountain scenery.
Details for La Remise a Megane 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 1 Half Bathrooms
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- pets considered
- unsuitable for elderly or infirm
- Low Allergen Environment
- wheelchair inaccessible
- non smoking only
About Sarah Cunningham
Sarah, British and Bruno, French built the 3 chalets in 2001, 2002 and 2003. Sarah has lived and worked in Les Contamines since 1989 and Bruno has lived in Les Contamines all his life so they know the village and region well and enjoy sharing their knowledge with their guests. They live close to the chalets with their 2 girls. Bruno is a ski instructor with the ESF and speaks good English.
Sarah Cunningham purchased this chalet in 2001
Why Sarah Cunningham chose Les Contamines
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 a charming and unique interior. The gardens are landscaped and 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 and cosy with all mod cons, located in a quiet residential hamlet 1km from the village centre and the owners live just along the road and are on hand to help you make the most of your holiday.
Guestbook comments from the owner
Petit sejour fort sympathique dans ce chalet si agréable et confortable avec des nuits bien reposantes...
Un seul regret. ne pas avoir prifité pleinement de ce cadre si joli et devoir le quitter si vite...
Merci pour tout