CHALET CORBETTE, 4 BED, WITH SAUNA AND FABULOUS VIEWS OF MONT BLANC

Mountain Base - Andy

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Bedrooms 4
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Minimum Stay 7 nights
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CHALET CORBETTE, 4 BED, WITH SAUNA AND FABULOUS VIEWS OF MONT BLANC

Chamonix Chalet Rental Photos and Description

4 bed, 4 bath chalet with sauna and large deck

Chalet la Corbette is a 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom chalet located in the sought after les Moussoux area of Chamonix. Completed in 2009, it has been built to the highest standards.

At the entrance level, there is a spacious living area which has 2 walls of large windows and sliding glass doors. These doors open onto an enormous double aspect deck with fabulous open views of Mont Blanc and the surrounding peaks and glaciers. The kitchen is well-equipped and the dining table comfortably seats 8 people. The living area is complemented by a large wood burning stove set into a stone wall. There is satellite TV giving a range of UK channels and Wifi. Also on this level is a boot room with heated boot rack and a WC. A door gives access to the garage with parking for 2 cars.

At the garden level, there are 4 bedrooms, all with ample storage and the first 3 of which open onto a large deck and garden. The 1st bedroom is flexible so can be set up as a double or twin beds, has a walk-in wardrobe and an ensuite bathroom. The 2nd bedroom has twin beds and again, an ensuite bathroom. There is a king-size double bed in the 3rd bedroom and an ensuite shower room. The final bedroom is flexible (double or twin) and has an adjacent shower room. There is also a sauna off this hallway and a utility room with a washing machine and dryer.

Overall, a fabulous, light and airy chalet with superb views in a fantastic location!

The Moussoux area of Chamonix is just to the north-west of the centre on the south-facing, sunny slopes giving some of the best views in the Valley. It is 15 minutes walk to the town square. Shops, bars and restaurants are within 10 minutes walk. Brévent ski area, is 500 metres away.

Overall, a fabulous, light and airy modern chalet in a fantastic location!

Skiing and snowboarding: Chamonix is one of the world's most famous ski areas, having hosted the first Winter Olympics in 1924. Skiers and snowboarders of all levels are well-served in a variety of differing areas around Chamonix, including Brevent, Flegere, the famous Grands Montets and Domaine du Balme. The Mont Blanc pass also covers nearby areas including Les Houches, St Gervais, Megeve, Courmayeur and Les Contamines, all within an easy drive. Slightly further afield, but within an hour's drive are Verbier, La Thuile, Flaine and Les Carroz. Despite its reputation as an area for experts only, there are plenty of green, blue and red runs to satisfy beginners and intermediates alike. For the more experienced, Chamonix has miles and miles of adventurous off-piste, including the famous Vallee Blanche, an 18km experience from the Aiguille du Midi down to the town.

Summer and the rest of the year: With the draw of Europe's premier natural attraction, Mont Blanc, Chamonix never sleeps. Whether it's simply to soak up the stunning scenery or get the adrenaline pumping, there is plenty for everybody to do all year round. There are a wide variety of marked trails for hiking and trekking; well-maintained bolted routes for rock-climbing; limitless mountaineering opportunities including Mont Blanc itself; an ever-expanding network of mountain bike trails; some of the most consistent thermals for superb para gliding; raging white water rapids for rafting and hydro speeding; canoing and abseiling down the spectacular valley gorges; golf at the Trent Jones Sr designed 18 hole course in Chamonix, as well as many other top quality courses nearby; a sports centre with an indoor and outdoor 50m swimming pool and a large grassed sunbathing area, water slides, numerous tennis courts, gym, spa, jacuzzi,. The list goes on!

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • non smoking only

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Mountain Base - Andy

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Property Manager: Based in Chamonix since 2004, Mountain Base is a fully registered French business run by Andy, Andie and Matt. We are one of the only British run businesses in Chamonix to hold the Carte Professionnelle (no. 1497/07), which obliges us to maintain a Garantie Financière (cash bond) against which all our clients are financially protected. During the years, we have built up one of the largest rental portfolios in the Valley, from studios to large chalets, from les Houches to le Tour. Our team and partners are the best in the Valley and are here to make sure your stay is an enjoyable, memorable and hassle free experience.

Our philosophy: Professionalism and service, in a nutshell. From a speedy response to your enquiry through to on-hand service in resort, our team are at your disposal. Our office is in central Chamonix, so we are on hand to advise you throughout your stay and organise any little extras that you need. We have also invested a great deal in our bookings system, giving you real time availability, online booking and, uniquely, the ability to manage your booking online through to the point of arrival.

Services: Our team will be able to organise anything you need, before, during and even after your stay. Whether it be per-ordering ski passes, discounted equipment hire, ski lessons, mountain guiding, private chefs, masseuses, bike hire - you name it, we can organise it!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

Chalet Corbette, 4 bed, with sauna and fabulous views of Mont Blanc
average rating of 4.0 based on 2 reviews
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Chalet Corbette, 4 bed, with sauna and fabulous views of Mont Blanc
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p856292
+33 (0)4 50 91 78 41
Chamonix Chamonix - Mont Blanc
4

CHRISTMAS STAY

  • 4 of 5
Just come back from a stay at La Corbette; it is a very beautiful chalet with fantastic views. Very bright and sunny, beautiful log burner with a plentiful supply of logs. The space is good for large families or for groups wanting to share, plenty of bathrooms, a massive bedroom that could have slept four! The Sauna/Steam room is a nice touch. Wifi was useful too.

We had a few issues with the TV and dishwasher that were addressed by maintenance.

On the negative side, we would say it is less suitable for families with young children or if you don't have use of a car; the hill up to the property is extremely steep, very difficult to get up if fresh snow has arrived or overnight ice and if you don't have snow chains/tyres. Our snow chains broke and we had to abandon the car in the garden of another chalet as we couldn't make it up the hill. I certainly would not like to have to walk up with ski equipment!

Our only other issue is that the kitchen could have been better equipped with appliances i.e liquidizer etc and more utensils, saucepans, especially when you're trying to cook a Christmas dinner for a big group. For a chalet of such calibre we would have expected a little more. An ipod docking station would have been appreciated too.

Advise on the ski lift pass; if you are beginners like we were then don't listen to the very poor advice of paying for a full 6 day pass - you won't need it! We wasted a lot of money on this as our lessons were at Le Tour (La Vormaine area which is the best for beginners) they have a free drag lift for beginners and even if you progress to be able to use the green and blue runs of La Vormaine the cost is less than 70 Euro's for an adult for 6 days compared to over 200 euro's for the le cham pass! You can however pay for 4 hour passes! To be honest when you are learning or have young kids, 4 hours is more than enough. La Vormaine is much quieter than the other beginner slopes and the pass office never had a que. We also went to le Savoy which is convenient for the town, less of a journey than Le Tour but so much busier and not half as pretty.

Overall, we would go back to Chamonix again as it's a great place with lot's to do, good babysitting facilities, pool complex and fab restaurants. If we could move the chalet from up that hill then we would book again, but then I guess you wouldn't get the fantastic views.

Mountain Base are a good company to book through as are Hurycana Sports for ski hire.
  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Denise

Thanks for your review and I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. Always very helpful to get feedback, but I thought it best to respond to a couple of points to help other enquirers.

Firstly, the slope... I guess that's the very nature in part of the Chamonix Valley and that's why the chalet has such spectacular views, as with most of the sought-after Moussoux area of Chamonix. There is a more gradual approach to the chalet when there's fresh snow, but clients really need a proper winter set-up if they want to tackle a steep hill in those conditions. Having said that, we've had record breaking amounts of snow this year, it's been madness!

For the kitchen equipment, that's noted and we will get more in there. We have to be a little bit choosey on how much equipment there is, as it's very difficult to cater for everybodys' particular needs. Liquidisers we tend to avoid as they are problematical and often abused by guests, but certainly more saucepans is a good idea.

Lastly, for the ski passes, our team always act in good faith to recommend the right pass and I believe you benefitted from the early-bird discounts. Particularly over Christmas with young kids, the passes give you access to the Montenvers railway, the Aiguille du Midi, etc, which gives plenty of scope if they're not skiing all day. The ski schools do tend to move around the ski areas during the week, hence it was the sensible choice, particularly as the second child+ is free on the family pass. However, with the benefit of hindsight knowing that you stuck to the beginner slopes, it perhaps wasn't the right choice.

Anyway, I hope that's useful!

Andy (Mountain Base)
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Chalet Corbette, 4 bed, with sauna and fabulous views of Mont Blanc
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p856292
+33 (0)4 50 91 78 41
Chamonix Chamonix - Mont Blanc
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AGRÉABLE MAIS MANQUE D ÉQUIPEMENTS

  • 4 of 5
Très belle vue du chalet qui est confortable
Manque certains équipements pour le standing
Pas de parasol en plein été ! Pas d appareil à raclette à la montagne!
Rien pour étendre le linge dehors, manque cruel d ustensiles pour cuisiner
2 transats pour 8 personnes!
Pas de télé en français seulement en anglais !!!
  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Geneva
Nearest Ferry
895 Kilometres
Calais
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Chamonix (Aiguille du Midi)
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Le Fayet
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Vagabond
Nearest Ski
500 Metres
Brevent
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Chamonix
Nearest Restaurant
450 Metres
Auberge du Bois Prin
Car: recommended

Travelling around the Chamonix Valley

Although a car provides additional flexibility, Chamonix has a regular free in-valley bus service. Guests with either a “carte d’hote” or a ski pass can use the buses to move around the valley from Les Houches to Le Tour with stops at all the lift stations. There are also shuttle buses called “les Mulets” which are free and circulate the centre of town.

Getting to Chamonix by car

From France: accessible directly via the Autoroute Blanche (A40), which connects to the European motorway network.

Geneva Airport is approx 100km from Chamonix. Cost in tolls is about €6 for a normal car, all major credit cards are accepted 24/7. Don’t get money from the airport – Swiss Francs are not acceptable!

From Switzerland: Motorway to Martigny, then Col de la Forclaz, Col des Montets. Martigny is approximately 50km from Chamonix.

From Italy: Motorway to the Mont-Blanc tunnel near Courmayeur. Chamonix is 15km from the Italian border via Mont-Blanc Tunnel.

By Train

There is a SNCF railway station in Chamonix. It is serviced by the TER regional train. There are TGV high-speed mainline train connections from St Gervais-le Fayet railway station, just 20km away.

The Mont Blanc Express: This SNCF railway line serves all villages from St Gervais-le Fayet to Martigny (Switzerland) via Servoz, Les Houches, Chamonix, Argentière and Vallorcine.

By Bus/Mini Bus

There are coach services through SAT who provides daily connections with Geneva and Italy.

There are many transfer companies in Chamonix who run mini buses to and from Airports. You can either book a private or a shared transfer.

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Availability & Rates

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Chamonix Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 15
Jul 12 2014 - Sep 5 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€2,150
 
 
Rate 16
Sep 6 2014 - Oct 3 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,350
 
 
Rate 17
Oct 4 2014 - Nov 28 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€1,100
 
 
18
Nov 29 2014 - Dec 12 2014
7 night minimum stay
€2,000
 
 
19
Dec 13 2014 - Dec 19 2014
7 night minimum stay
€2,500
 
 
20
Dec 20 2014 - Dec 26 2014
7 night minimum stay
€4,100
 
 
21
Dec 27 2014 - Jan 2 2015
7 night minimum stay
€4,700
 
 
22
Jan 3 2015 - Jan 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
€2,750
 
 
23
Jan 31 2015 - Feb 13 2015
7 night minimum stay
€3,250
 
 
24
Feb 14 2015 - Feb 20 2015
7 night minimum stay
€4,100
 
 
25
Feb 21 2015 - Apr 3 2015
7 night minimum stay
€3,250
 
 
26
Apr 4 2015 - Apr 17 2015
7 night minimum stay
€2,750
 
 
27
Apr 18 2015 - May 1 2015
7 night minimum stay
€2,500
 
 
28
May 2 2015 - May 8 2015
7 night minimum stay
€2,000
 
 
29
May 9 2015 - May 29 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,100
 
 
30
May 30 2015 - Jun 12 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,350
 
 
31
Jun 13 2015 - Jul 10 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,600
 
 
32
Jul 11 2015 - Sep 4 2015
7 night minimum stay
€2,150
 
 
33
Sep 5 2015 - Oct 2 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,350
 
 
34
Oct 3 2015 - Nov 27 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes INCLUDED
Exclusive use of the property and its facilities
All linen including towels
End of stay cleaning
Local Tourist Taxes

NOT INCLUDED
Travel to and from Chamonix
Airport transfers can be arranged

Prices are for self-catered accommodation
Arrival after 4pm, departure before 10am
Arrivals after 7.30pm incur a €20 surcharge, after 11.30pm €50

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.
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Amenities

Chamonix Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 195 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Adventure
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , either / or
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , either / or
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , either / or
  • There are 4 bedrooms. One bedroom is a double bedroom. Three of the bedrooms have 2 single beds which can be set up as double beds, offering flexible sleeping options.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • forests
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • gambling casinos
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • fitness center
  • laundromat
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • skiing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • cycling
  • rafting
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
In Resort we can help to pre-arrange all your in resort requirements e.g. ski-passes (delivered to your property), ski equipment, ski guiding or lessons, any summer or winter activity. We can also arrange food hampers, welcome packs, breakfast and bespoke meals. This is a free service which is aimed to help you start enjoying your holiday from the moment you arrive. We meet you at the property and are on hand throughout you visit. An optional daily cleaning service is available (€ 25/hour), mid-stay linen change (€ 25 plus € 7/bed, € 2/towel). Cots and high chairs are available separately to hire.
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