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Heather or William Ballantine

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Speaks: english
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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BEAUTIFUL APARTMENT IN LES CONTAMINES

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Les Contamines Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 bedroom apartment, with large balcony, magnificent Alpine views, sleeps 5

This is a charming alpine apartment, built in the traditional style in 2004. It has been finished and furnished to a high standard and enjoys a 'home from home' feeling. Each room had its own set of French doors opening out onto the large balcony with its splendid mountain views. The building lies in the centre of the unspoilt, picturesque, mountain village of Les Contamines. The apartment's location is ideal for both winter and summer activities. In the heart of the village it is close to the shops, supermarkets and restaurants. In winter the ski bus stop is just a 2 minute walk, with the main cable car a 5 minute car or bus journey. Ski and bike hire can be located directly opposite the building. This apartment is ideal for couples or small families wanting a break to get away from it all at any time of the year. A cot is available for those with small children.

Winter season: The resort has 125km of well maintained slopes, comprising of 44 ski slopes. The ski area is also part of the 'Evasion Mont Blanc', 450km of slopes divided between five Mont Blanc area resorts. With so many ski runs, the resort is suitable for all levels and boasts a championship level ski park and a half pipe for snow boarders. There are also two beginner slopes in the village. The village has snow, which lasts from December to April. The ski school has many English speaking instructors for both adults and children and a crèche is also available. There are many other resorts that are linked to Les Contamines and for those who enjoy adventurous skiing there are the resorts of Chamonix, Les Houches and Courmayer in Italy. The village has many other winter activities such as cross country skiing, snowmobiles, dog sledding and a natural ice skating rink in the village

Summer season: Les Contamines is an excellent location for those who want an active holiday or just want to take it easy. For those who enjoy walking, Les Contamines is on the Tour de Mont Blanc walking route. The cable cars operate in the summer, so take the opportunity to ride up to Signal and enjoy the mountains where on a mountain bike or just on a walk. The village offers mountaineering, rock climbing, mountain biking and horse riding. St Gervais located just 5 mins drive away has an outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts and an indoor ice rink. The leisure park in Les Contamines has crazy golf, tennis, boating lake, trampoline, paddling area, play ground and three adventure playgrounds.

The village: Les Contamines has a good selection of bars, restaurants, creperies and rental shops. There are 2 supermarkets, butchers, 2 bakeries, ATM machine, post office and bank. There is a market every week and in the summer there are many concerts, competitions and events organised, details of these can be found in the tourist office. Due to its great location, there are many day trips that can be taken, to Italy and Switzerland and for those less adventurous to nearby town such as Chamonix, Megeve and Annecy.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Heather or William Ballantine (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2005
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Speaks: english
Response time:
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
November 14, 2014

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

4.8
based on 12 traveler reviews

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Beautiful apartment in Les Contamines
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews
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Beautiful apartment in Les Contamines
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p51218
-+44 02879642403
Les Contamines St. Gervais - Megeve
5

Superb Apartment in Village Centre

  • 5 of 5
Our second stay (Myself, Wife and 2 boys) in this wonderful apartment in the centre of Les Contamines Village. Apartment is comfortable, well equipped and clean with stunning views of Mont Joly from the balcony. There are excellent walks direct from the doorstep and the boys really enjoyed all the activities available at Parc de Loisers, swimming, tennis, pedelos etc. cant wait to return next summer!
  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful apartment in Les Contamines
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p51218
-+44 02879642403
Les Contamines St. Gervais - Megeve
5

We love it here.

  • 5 of 5
We've had another great holiday in this apartment, which is in an ideal location in the centre of the village.It is very clean and well equipped and has a balcony with views of Mont Joly and along the valley; brilliant for watching the sunset or an approaching storm while relaxing with a drink.There is a lift which is a tremendous help on arrival and departure and secure barrier controlled parking.We would certainly be very happy to recommend it.
  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful apartment in Les Contamines
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p51218
-+44 02879642403
Les Contamines St. Gervais - Megeve
5

SKIING HOLIDAY FEB2014

  • 5 of 5
Very nice apartment, well placed in the middle of the village, walking distance to bakers, supermarket, pubs and restaurants. Also ski bus stops just across the road to ferry you to the ski lifts. Would definitely rent this apartment again, is ideal for a family of four. Really enjoyed the skiing too!
  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful apartment in Les Contamines
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p51218
-+44 02879642403
Les Contamines St. Gervais - Megeve
5

Superb apartment for our family stay

  • 5 of 5
We stayed in this apartment during the Easter long weekend (2 adults + a 2 year old child). We used it as a base to cross country ski from and to watch the French Bialthon/Cross Country Ski Championships that were taking place in Les Contamines.

Everything has been thought of to make life easy in the main builiding; off-road parking, intercom system, lifts to all floors, cellar storage areas (heated for ski kit) and washing facilities for outdoor kit. Nothing has been skimped on and it is all very well maintained and clean.

The apartment itself was really clean, very well appointed, we had everything we needed including comfortable beds, lots of hot water and a nice powerful shower, DVD player, lots of good pans and implements for cooking, etc. The huge balcony is a real luxury and is a nice sun trap making the rooms very light and airy.

The situation in the town itself is ideal; you could not be closer to small supermarkets, cafes, bars and lovely restaurants. We made use of the winter shuttle bus that runs from outside the door to the cross country ski slopes, these seem to run every 5-10 minutes and call at all the local lifts too which was so convenient.

Overall, a great place to stay 10/10 for everything. We will re-visit for sure.

Thank you Heather and William.
  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful apartment in Les Contamines
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p51218
-+44 02879642403
Les Contamines St. Gervais - Megeve
5

FANTASTIC!!

  • 5 of 5
We spent 2 weeks in this lovely apartment last Easter. We would recommend this place and stay there again! The first week was just the 2 of us and then my parents joined us. It is in a perfect location - right in the middle of the village set back from the 'main' (still quiet!) road with everything wintin walking distance except for the gondolas (in winter). We have stayed in a few places in Les Contamines and think this is the best location. We usually have a car so it's ideal as you can park there and it's easy to drive to the gondolas but also convenient for those without a car because the buses past nearby. Communication with Heather was great before and during the holiday, she really does want to please you - we had a little problem with the kitchen tap and she got her friend who lives nearby to come and sort it out ASAP. Also when we were there the DVD player was broken so we offered to buy one from Carrefour (supermarket) and they paid us back along with the deposit refund after we sent the keys and receipt. The apartment was clean and neat and had everything you need including a big balcony with lovely views (and there is a lift). However, it was a bit squashy for 4 adults but we could survive a week! The bunkbed in the bedroom was a bit awkward because of the ladder. Great value for money though!
  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful apartment in Les Contamines
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p51218
-+44 02879642403
Les Contamines St. Gervais - Megeve
5

Cosy and quiet apartment with stunning views

  • 5 of 5
The apartment was cosy and clean with everything we needed and the views from the balcony are breath taking. We have stayed in several places in Les Contamines and would highly recommend this apartment which is great value for money considering it's location. The owner Heather could not have been more helpful. We will definitely be back.
  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the wonderful review, hope you can return again.

Heather

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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Geneva
Nearest Ferry
890 Kilometres
Calais
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Le Fayet/St Gervais
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Passy/Le Fayet
Car: recommended

Les Contamines-Monjoie is a tradional, unspoilt winter and summer village in the heart of Mont Blanc Massif. With its north facing slopes it is known for its excellent snow, which can last up to the end of April. There are plenty of ski runs for all levels and remains uncrowded throughout the ski season. Due to its great location Chamonix, Megeve or even Courmayeur in Italy are all around 30 minutes drive away. The town of St Gervais is renowned for Thermal spa, with its wide range of treatments, some even specially tailored for skiers.

Les Contamines is less than one hours drive from Geneva airport which is serviced by many budget airlines. For those who enjoy driving it is approximately 8 hours from Calais. The village is located just 15 minutes from the A40 motorway and is well sign posted.

Other Activities: Outdoor ice rink, leisure park, trampoling, playground, crazy golf, boating lake

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Rates & Availability

From £180 Per week

Les Contamines Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Christmas/New Year
Dec 21 2014 - Jan 2 2015
7 night minimum stay
£450
 
 
January
Jan 3 2015 - Jan 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
£300
 
 
February
Jan 31 2015 - Feb 27 2015
7 night minimum stay
£450
 
 
March/April
Feb 28 2015 - Apr 25 2015
7 night minimum stay
£300
 
 
Summer
Apr 26 2015 - Dec 18 2015
7 night minimum stay
£180
 

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Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit £150
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Amenities

Les Contamines Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 34 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Heating
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Grill
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • The bedroom has a 3 sleeper bunk bed. This sleeps two people on the bottom and one on the top.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The bedroom has a 3 sleeper bunk bed which can sleep 3 people and the lounge area has a quality sofa bed, which can sleep 2 people. The bedroom and lounge both have their own French doors, which lead out, onto a large balcony. The apartment has a ski locker located on the ground floor close to the entrance. The allocated parking space is located at the side of the building. There is also a lift in the building. Bed linen can be provided and towels can also be arranged - prices available when booking. Cleaning is extra. A cot is available for small children - please provide your own linen for cot. A high chair is also available (see photos). Please feel free to phone us if you have any enquires.

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