Mary-Gaël TRAMON

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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Mary-Gaël TRAMON

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ISRA ECO-CHALET 12

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6 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 4 showers, Cinema, Sauna, Kids Pool, sleeps 15

2,370 square ft Feng-Shui luxury summer chalet & apartments with spring water pool featured in Marie-Claire magazine. ISRA is in a unique alpine sun spot with South facing panoramic views of Mont Blanc from picture windows & overlooks Les Houches resort slopes. Features: -sauna, top quality integrated surround-sound home cinema for DVD, sat TV, (i-Pod and MP3 connectivity), broadband internet, and Wi-Fi. For kids; - separate area to watch their own films. Vast terrace, BBQ & an enclosed private garden with kids pool and trampoline.

ISRA is the most recent of three 5 Star chalets in the resort: -suitable for families & groups of up to 15, self-catering, (B&B or FULL BOARD on request). In the heart of the Chamonix valley, Servoz has many summer activities including rafting, walking, climbing & tennis. Servoz is 50 mins from Geneva Airport on the Autoroute Blanche, (A40), & has its own motorway exit & rail link. Easy access all year. Private parking in dedicated garage.

Rafting, Canyoning, Climbing, Via Ferrata, Hiking : Mickael Chaudron is Isra's nominated Skiing instructor. Mickael is particularly good with children...even very big ones like me!!!!

SERVICES PROVIDED BY ECO-CHALET ISRA: When you rent Isra Eco-Chalet &/or Apartments we provide: - A Welcome Service on arrival plus daily availability to provide technical assistance, information, advice and daily cleaning. Weekly cleaning, (that means you arrive to a spotlessly clean apartment, you get a standard daily cleaning during the week & we clean the flat after you go). We provide all bed linen, towels & bathrobes. EXTRAS, (NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE) : We offer extra deep cleaning for 20 euros/ hr in case you require more than the standard daily cleaning which is included in the price of our accomodation package. Full 'Traiteur' Catering Service on request €350 per person per week for adults, €195 for children under 14, free for toddlers (under 3): - contact Adam or Mary-Gaël for details at israecochalet@gmail.com

ECOLOGICAL MISSION STATEMENT: Isra Eco-Chalet is the only commercial Ecological Lodging Project in the Chamonix valley. Solar panels provide under floor heating & hot water. Isra Eco-Chalet has it's own natural spring & we provide Nikken filtered reorganised drinking water. There is naturally diffused biological aromatherapy throughout the chalet. Welcome food supplies are 100% organic produce. Isra provides clients visiting during the summer with fresh produce from our own bio-dynamic garden. The Kids Pool is filled with our own spring water. Isra Eco-Chalet has been conceived using Feng Shui with the intention of creating a place of deep relaxation & healing. For each group who rents Isra Eco-Chalet we buy a tree from 'Trees For Life' charity at Findhorn in Scotland.

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Details for ISRA ECO-CHALET 12 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, 1 Bathroom

12 person 5 star classified solar heated Eco-Chalet on the sunny side of the Chamonix valley 7 minutes drive from Les Houches ski lifts. Consult our website (ask fir the address) to have a virtual visit & see the floor plans. For groups of upto 12, (that is 4 couples & 4 children), we include our 30m2 two room apartment which is an integral part of the ground floor. Isra apartment fits very snugly into the whole & is designed to give the maximum of privacy in a large group with several families. The entire ground & first floor are heated with underfloor solar/electric heating for maximum comfort & ecology.
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Mary-Gaël TRAMON

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I was born in Cockermouth (near Carlisle) in the Lake District. Since then I travelled a lot with my family: my father worked in mining and we moved to Guyana and then Sierra Leone when I was a child. As an adult I continued to travel, living in Tamil Nadu (South India) for two years and spending most of the last 28 years in France. I was drawn to the mountains and gravitated to the Chamonix Valley where I finally put down roots. I have worked for the last 12 years for a very large American executive jet operator. I fly the Falcon 2000 EASy, mainly in Europe, Eastern Europe and also in Africa, the Middle East and sometimes the USA. Before that I flew military airwork missions for FR Aviation in Bournemouth. I have one daughter, Mary-Gaël: she helps run Isra Chalet by fielding all enquiries.

Mary-Gaël TRAMON purchased this chalet in 2006

I had Isra Eco-Chalet and Spa purpose build to my specifications. The land that Isra Chalet is built on found me: each time I came down the road from Chamonix there was a pience of hillside above Servoz that always had sun shining on it and I ended up buying it! The inspiration to build a place to welcome visitors came to me after a year of walking on the land and meditating there. The idea came in the form of a drawing that I made in a few minutes after a year of visiting: this drawing is what transformed into the finished project. I dreamt of creating a place to welcome families. Isra was conceived as a place of healing and calm. It was designed using Feng-Shui to enhance the initial inspiration and this can be seen in many of the details. Ecology is a strong element of the design too; we use solar panels to supply both hot water as well as underfloor heating. Our spring water is used for watering the organic vegetable garden.

I taylor made Isra Eco-Chalet to welcome families. We provide a beautiful home space where those who may not want to visit the slopes can spend their holidays enjoying a beautiful, sun bathed, healthy environment with plenty to do at home. There is broadband Wi-Fi, a comprehensive media centre, a sauna, table tennis, trampoline, sun terraces and a library. Servoz is calm, the kids can play in the garden and grandparents can take easy walks all around the Isra Chalet while those who wish for more challenging activities go to the Les Houches or Chamonix ski resorts.

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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5
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ISRA ECO-CHALET 12
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
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Les Houches Chamonix - Mont Blanc
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BEAUTIFUL, FAULTLESS, PERFECT :-)

  • 5 of 5
We have stayed at Isra twice now & are due to go back later this year. The chalet is absolutely beautiful and completely spotless! The owner, Adam is lovely as is his daughter Mary-Gael who handles the bookings. Jennifer (neighbour) is also great & on hand whenever you need her. We cannot fault the Isra chalet in any way & would highly recommend it. One of the best aspects in the summer is the vegetable garden which we were able to pick from. In the winter, the view is spectacular & the chalet just feels magical. We can't wait to return & we know we will go back year after year! Thank you Adam & Mary-Gael. Daisy & Raphael Sutcliffe x
  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Daisy and Raphael,

Thank you so much for the positive feedback, it is much appreciated. It was a great pleasure to host you and your family for the marriage preparations at Isra Eco Chalet. The photos were fabulous! We are looking forward to your return in September: the garden will be full of organic pumpkins, squash, courgettes, beetroot, potatoes, onions, tomatoes, corn, peaches, plums, raspberries, strawberries, and much more.

Thank you for choosing to come back again to Isra Eco Chalet.
Mary-Gaël & Adam.
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ISRA ECO-CHALET 12
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p69624?uni_id=86147
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Les Houches Chamonix - Mont Blanc
5

BEAUTIFUL ACCOMMODATION

  • 5 of 5
Isra Eco Chalet promises much and manages to deliver absolutely everything. It is beautifully finished and everything is well thought out to the very finest of details. We booked the entire chalet including apartment and loft for our large, blended family of 2 adult sons with girlfriends and 3 wee ones in the main chalet and it suited our needs perfectly as everyone had their own space and privacy yet could join together at mealtimes or our evenings of viewing films on the cinema screen. It wasn't a great hardship when the skiers and boarders left for a day on slopes and Chris or I stayed at Isra with our youngest. There was plenty of space to play whilst watching the sun rise over the mountains and illuminate and warm the chalet through the huge picture windows. Our little one could play outside on the expansive decking in the pale warmth of the January sun. Immaculate high chair and travel cot plus changing mat and booster step for reaching the handbasin made this a real bonus for parents who often have to 'make do' with tired and less than clean equipment. As owners of a very small person, we felt most welcome because of this.

Adam, the owner greeted us on arrival and showed us round the chalet explaining the ethos of the Feng Shui design. The meticulous thought and attention to detail soon became apparent as we enjoyed the aromatherapy oils, water feature and crystal clear filtered water. The entire complex was faultlessy clean from the kitchen and appliances through to the sauna, showers and bathrooms.

After Adam's initial welcome and assurances that nothing would be too much trouble if we needed to contact him or the chalet manager at any time, the chalet was refreshingly free from endless lists of Do's and Don'ts which made us immediately feel at home and as though he genuinely wanted us to have a wonderful holiday. Be assured, we did.
  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Lisa,

Thank you for taking the time to give your thoughtful review and praise, I appreciate it and receive it also on behalf of Mary-Gaël and Jennifer. Seeing your family fit in so snugly into Chalet Isra was a real pleasure. We do our utmost to look into every detail and pride ourselves in providing an environment where our visitors feel at home with a sense of deep well-being and relaxation. The Chamonix Valley is a great place for skiing, hiking or outdoor pursuits: - Isra Eco-Chalet offers a fabulous base for action holidays and is also luxurious haven for family members who choose to chill out at home.

I have had the chance to choose the land and allow Isra project to settle during a year of reflection. I often sat on the ground where Isra Chalet now stands, then one day I drew a sketch of a chalet. I later found an architect to make that dream become a plan and had it built by Grosset-Janin. I spent the last five years since completion adding details that were already crystal clear to me from the outset but just needed to become manifest. I hope that the end result conveys the inspiration that accompanied each step of the path to what is here now.

Please come back to stay again! - Try Isra Eco-Chalet in summer, -it is stunning and we provide our own complimentary home grown biological vegetables.

Thank you to all of the family for being such wonderful guests.

Adam FIRTH. Owner Isra Eco-Chalet
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ISRA ECO-CHALET 12
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p69624?uni_id=86147
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Les Houches Chamonix - Mont Blanc
5

A REFAIRE TRÈS VITE

  • 5 of 5
Un très bonne accueil pour commencer le tour du propriétaire ... Nous étions 11 personnes, le chalet est spacieux, design et traditionnel a la fois, fonctionnel et très bien équipés. Amener juste vos affaires et de quoi remplir le frigo et laisser vous portez car en effet je n'ai jamais aussi bien dormi ailleurs que dans mon lit ... C'est peut être l effet Feng Shui ? Pour résumer c'était parfait ! A recommander chaudement
  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci beaucoup Daniel pour cette bonne appréciation.

Nous avons été ravis de vous accueillir avec votre groupe pour ce week-end et sommes heureux d'ouvrir notre chalet à des séjours plus courts que d'habitude, pour un long week-end de ski comme celui-ci par exemple. C'est une formule que nous souhaiterions appliquer plus souvent, hors vacances scolaires.

Merci aussi pour la remarque sur la qualité du sommeil, c'est vrai que nous avons tout fait pour que nos lits soient les plus confortables possible, et le silence alentour y contribue également ! Et l'architecture intérieure conçue selon le Feng Shui n'y est sans doute pas pour rien non plus. Revenez quand vous le souhaitez ! Nous serions très contents de vous accueillir à nouveau.

Bien cordialement,
Mary-Gaël Tramon
Chalet écologique Isra
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Geneva
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Servoz Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Servoz Motorway Exit
Nearest Ski
5 Kilometres
Les Houches
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Les Gorges De La Diosaz
Car: recommended

A40 Motorway straight to the 5 star luxury of Isra Eco-Chalet & Spa. 50 minutes from Geneva, exit at Servoz. For sun & snow in the Mont Blanc range Isra is the ideal family chalet: - surrounded by nature on a cul-de-sac above Servoz 2km from the motorway exit. Our micro-climate enables us to use solar energy year round.

Other Activities: HIKING, RAFTING, CLIMBING, VIA FERRATA

Golf: Chamonix Golf club 00 33 450 530 628.

Ski: Ski facilities within easy reach ISRA Eco-Chalet, to drive: -

-7 mins drive to Les Houches which has enough pistes to last the entire holiday & is ideal for families.(brand new chair lift installed this year, so it's good bye to the long waits at the lift). +/+

-20 mins drive to St.Gervais beautiful family station, (take the train up the side of the Mont Blanc to the Houches pistes). +/+

-15 mins drive to Chamonix, the Alpine Ski (& Party), capital... For some more challenging slopes. +/+

-20 mins drive to Megève, for stunning, sunny, family slopes & chic après ski.

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Availability & Rates

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Les Houches Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer Holidays
Jun 29 2014 - Aug 30 2014
3 night minimum stay
€600
€2,999
€8,999
 
 
September Break
Aug 31 2014 - Sep 27 2014
3 night minimum stay
€500
€2,520
€2,799
 
 
Mid Rate
Sep 28 2014 - Dec 20 2014
3 night minimum stay
€500
€2,520
€7,560
 
 
Christmas 2013
Dec 21 2014 - Dec 27 2014
7 night minimum stay
€5,040
Flat fee
 
 
New Year 2015
Dec 28 2014 - Jan 3 2015
7 night minimum stay
€5,460
Flat fee
 
 
Mid rate
Jan 4 2015 - Feb 7 2015
3 night minimum stay
€500
From
€550
Fri,Sat
€2,520
€7,560
 
 
Winter holiday
Feb 8 2015 - Mar 7 2015
7 night minimum stay
€3,780
 
 
Mid rate
Mar 8 2015 - Apr 11 2015
3 night minimum stay
€500
€2,520
€7,560
 
 
Easter holiday
Apr 12 2015 - May 9 2015
3 night minimum stay
€600
From
€650
Fri,Sat
€3,045
€9,135
 
 
Mid rates
May 10 2015 - Jun 27 2015
3 night minimum stay
€500
€2,520
€7,560
 
 
Summer holiday
Jun 28 2015 - Aug 29 2015
3 night minimum stay
€600
From
€650
Fri,Sat
€2,999
€8,999
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit €1,200.00
Notes A 30% non-refundable deposit required to confirm booking & full payment within 8 weeks of rental, no refunds will be made within one month of the rental period. CB accepted. There may be bank charges for UK cheques. CB Caution of 1200 euros is set aside to cover extra cleaning & damage. This is not debited unless required. Use of the caution is very rare. All litigation will be in France at th
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Amenities

Les Houches Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 210 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
Theme:
  • Spa
  • Family
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Wireless Internet
  • Computer Available
  • Sofa Bed
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Parking
  • Garage
Kitchen:
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Kitchenette
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Top floor bathroom - combination tub/shower
    Les Houches en suite - shower , View of Mont Blanc from the shower
    Appartment Bathroom - toilet , shower , En suite to appartment Bedroom
    Sauna - shower , Rain Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Les Houches - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , With en suite shower room
    Les Contamines - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Plein Joux - 1 double , 1 child bed
    Isra 2 room Appartment - 1 double , Has en-suite bathroom & toilet
    Isra 2 room Apartment - 2 twin/ single , in sitting room
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • sledding
  • eco tourism
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • whitewater rafting
  • ski lift privileges
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • skiing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • swimming
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