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Lovely little cottage facing the Mont-Blanc, quiet and 2 steps from downtown

Florence

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Florence

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 27, 2015
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Lovely little cottage facing the Mont-Blanc, quiet and 2 steps from downtown

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Chamonix Chalet Rental Photos and Description

Refine and quaint small cottage for 2 in a quiet location with stunning views

Chamonix Mazot Florence, a small cottage rated '4 star, refined charm, with stunning views of the Mont Blanc, the Aiguille du Midi, the Bossons glacier.

This small luxury chalet is ideal for a couple. It will charm you with its elegant mountain style.

The Mazot Florence is located in a private property in the residential area very popular 'The Pècles', 5 minutes walk from the center of Chamonix, in a quiet area on the sunny side of the valley.

In summer, you can hear the birds singing. The flower garden is very nice teak furniture and a barbecue.

Organic vegetable garden at your disposal.

In winter, the deer come 'diner' night, all around the chalet.

Magical and fantastic show !!!

Watch the video on the pub.

Rental periods usually go from Saturday to Saturday.

Rental prices vary week period.

They are 'all-inclusive:

* Wifi

* All the fine linens provided (bed made)

* Nespresso coffee machine coffee capsules +

* Squeegee device

* Device Fondue

* Tastefully decorated, nice dishes, etc.

* Cleaning products supplied

* Final cleaning included

* Washing machine + dryer

* High-Definition TV + satellite, radio, stereo + CD

* Wide selection of audio CD of music)

* DVD player, DVDs and books of mountains

* BBQ (barbecue), teak garden furniture, parasol

* Outdoor parking, easy access by car

* The winter shoveling snow insured

* Summer salads, herbs and vegetables available in the garden.

* Arrival time very flexible.

* Direct home owner (French-English)

* If you wish, lots of tips and tricks to maximize your stay in the Chamonix Valley

* Tourist taxes included

* Provision of a guest card for each person offering free bus and tyrant in the Chamonix valley, reduced the price Chamonix Sports Centre swimming pool, steam room, etc.

Rates are decreasing per week: thank you contact me.

For a second couple, another charming cottage is available to rent on the same property.

The 'Chalet Florence', 5 stars, is also visible on this site.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Florence (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 27, 2015

Why HomeAway

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Book with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

4.9
based on 44 traveler reviews

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Lovely little cottage facing the Mont-Blanc, quiet and 2 steps from downtown
average rating of 4.909091 based on 44 reviews
5

Excellent location and a wonderful host

  • 5 of 5

Even though the review is coming in late after our summer trip to France in June, our stay is as fresh in our mind as it was last week. We enjoyed the scenic beauty of Chamonix right from outside our cottage and Florence was nothing but an exceptional host. She made our stay very comfortable and recommended things to do and places to visit. We even enjoyed the fresh lettuce and herbs from her cottage while we were there!

We are just waiting to return back to Chamonix and will be definitely staying at Florence's!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ambrish and Meghana, Hope all is great for you, in San Francisco! Your future baby should arrive very soon. I wish three of you a lot of happiness. Thank you so much for your very kind "Appreciation" posted on this site. I am really moved and grateful. You both have been such wonderful hosts. I enjoyed every moment spent with you in Chamonix. I miss you and often think of you, back in beautiful California. Looking forward to greeting you again, one day, you and your baby, maybe in the main chalet, next door. In waiting, I wish you all the best. Your friend from Chamonix, Florence
5

Our Alps vacation was truly a dream vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

We found Chalet Florence on this site...Florence was a dream to deal with from the first email I sent. She sent us all kinds of information, provided many suggestions on things to do, she reached out to her contacts to get us set up with heli-skiing, she provided weather updates leading up to our departure, fabulous directions and was waiting for us when we finally arrived - with a big French welcome hug! (we'd become very close email friends during the few weeks leading up and it was lovely to finally meet in real life!). The Chalet was our home away from home for the entire week. Florence showed us all the details of the Chalet and we had a welcome pkg waiting for us - homemade jam, yummy French wine and a few others things. The bed was SO comfy, if it weren't for the Alps calling our names it would have been so easy to stay in the Chalet and be cozy all week. We had a nice big tub to come home to soak in after our days on the mountain. Yummy nespresso each morning and even friendly neighbours to help push our car out of the snow the morning we got stuck :) The Chalet is perfectly located a nice, easy 5 minute walk to town. We arrived late in the evening and we weren't sure we'd make it to the grocery store in time to buy supplies for breakfast - when we woke up that morning, Florence left us eggs, butter and bread from her own personal kitchen. Chamonix is beautiful and everything is so close to walk to from the Chalet. We had a rental car and discovered that Italy was a short 20mins drive thru the tunnel and so that made our adenturing even more amazing. We skiied a different mountain every day and mother nature even decided to dump huge amounts of snow on us - it snowed for 36 hours straight! Thanks to Florence no doubt, I had asked her to speak to the snow gods for us and ensure lots of powder for our vacation!! On the last day of our vacation we finally had crystal clear blue skies and we finally made it up in the helicopter - AMAZING!!! And for the grand finale of the trip, we were finally visited by Florence's 'pet' deer! She had spoken about the deer and I was very excited to see...and she finally came on our last night to bid us farewell. We watched her eat right in front of the chalet window and Florence came out and the two of them put on a little show for us - Florence was speaking to her and called her over for more food and the deer actually followed her, I have no idea what Florence said to her, as it was all in French!!

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Fantastic little place with lots of character

  • 5 of 5

We booked Mazot Florence at the last minute for UK half term week. It's in a great location, very quiet yet close to Central Chamonix. The mazot is full of character with lots of carved wood. It is basically a 1 room studio but is the perfect size for 2 people. There are plenty of features including a nespresso machine. It is probably 30% more expensive than an apartment, but worth it due to the character and quiet location. Many thanks to Florence for welcoming us warmly with wine and local jam!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
5

Un séjour de rêve à Chamonix dans le chalet Mazot

  • 5 of 5

Nous ne pouvons que recommander très chaleureusement Florence et le chalet qu'elle propose à ses hôtes, nous y avons passé l'un des séjours les plus enchanteurs qu'il nous ait été donné de vivre !

Tout concourt à rendre le lieu magique, bien au-delà de ce que montrent déjà les photos ! Le chalet est particulièrement beau et raffiné, tout en étant incroyablement bien agencé et équipé, un véritable chalet 5 Etoiles ! Chaud et douillet, il crée un contraste incroyable avec le paysage alentour, aussi splendide que glacé. Dans un cocon de neige, le chalet ressemble à une carte postale et devient, le soir, lorsque toutes les petites lumières qui le décorent scintillent, un lieu hors du temps. Pour les plus chanceux, tels que nous, les biches et leurs petits faons viennent rendre une petite visite de courtoisie chaque soir ou presque, jetant parfois un œil à travers la fenêtre. Nous l'avons vécu, c'est vraiment impressionnant. Le chalet est par ailleurs très bien situé, nous nous sommes toujours promenés dans Chamonix à pieds depuis celui-ci : il est pour ainsi dire en plein centre-ville (tout en étant "caché", à l'abri des curieux et du tumulte du soir en ville).

Par ailleurs, Florence est une personne particulièrement accueillante et sympathique, aux petits soins avec ses hôtes, tout en étant d'une parfaite discrétion. Elle s'improvise avec talent guide touristique et a su nous recommander des visites et activités adaptées, en fonction du climat quotidien, ce qui nous a été très utile pour profiter du séjour pleinement.

Ce séjour est idéal pour les couples en quête de romantisme qui recherchent un petit havre de paix dans un décor de rêve, notre plus belle Saint Valentin !

Merci Florence !

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cher Christian, Chère Francesca et le très belle minette Yuki, Mon Dieu que votre"Appréciation" sur le site est extrêmement gentille et détaillée. Je vous en suis très reconnaissante et vous en remercie du fond du coeur. Ce fut une grande joie pour moi de faire votre connaissance, dès les premiers emails et dès votre arrivée au "Mazot Florence". Vous êtes des Hôtes charmants, votre minette est un délice, et je vous recommande chaleureusement à tout propriétaire qui vous accueillera dans le futur. Je suis heureuse que vous ayez passé une si belle "Saint-Valentin" à Chamonix et au "Mazot Florence". Je vous souhaite beaucoup de bonheur !!! Ce serait vraiment adorable de votre part de faire connaitre mes deux jolis petits chalets autour de vous,( collègues, amis, famille) maintenant que vous les connaissez. * L'été, Chamonix offre une grande variété d'activités sportives te récréatives, de nombreux sites de toute beauté à visiter. * L'automne, il y a cette lumière spéciale avec le ciel bleu marine, la végétation au x couleurs automnales et les sommets saupoudrés des premières neiges. Voilà, chers Amis, je vous souhaite un agréable printemps et été. Encore merci pour votre amitié et votre gentillesse. Amicalement, Florence, Ficelle, Mina et Pupuce
5

excellent sejour

  • 5 of 5

voila deux ans que nous prenons nos vacances d'hiver au mazot florence , et je pense que de nombreux sejours sur de nombreuses annees nous y attendent encore ...nous etions un peu tristounets de quitter notre cocon de neige et de bien etre , les biches, le cerf, ficelle , mimine et notre adorable hotesse a qui je renouvelle toute notre affection . le mazot est a cinq minutes du centre ville et de toutes les activitees , nous avons apprecie plus pres encore le magasin bio et son pain sans gluten , le fromager a cote , a tester sans moderation . le mazot est toujours parfait , le temps semble se suspendre quand nous y sommes , le silence , la beaute des montagnes a couper le souffle nous invite a ralentir le cours de notre vie et tout cela entoure du moelleux de ce chalet si attrayant et si chaleureux .

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Chère Leila, Cher Alain et l'adorable Ganache, Ce fut une grande joie de vous accueillir pour votre 2e séjour hivernal au Mazot Florence. Même nos chiens Ganache et Ficelle se sont retrouvés avec une grande joie. Vous êtes des Hôtes formidables que je recommande chaleureusement à tout propriétaire qui vous accueillera tous les trois. Je vous remercie beaucoup pour votre très gentille "Appréciation" sur le site : cela fait chaud au coeur. Je suis vraiment très heureuse que vous ayez passé un super séjour au Mazot cette année. Au plaisir de vous revoir l'année prochaine pour la 3e année, pendant la 3e semaine de janvier. Je m'en réjouis d'avance et vous remercie pour votre gentillesse et votre fidélité. Amitiés à vous deux et câlins à l'adorable Ganache. florence
5

A Fairy Tale Wonderland come true!!!

  • 5 of 5

Shhhh! It’s a secret!

This hidden gem of a guesthouse-sized mini chalet comes with all the best that any fairy tale can offer—Hansel & Gretel come to mind. In a town famous for its 2 star hotels and chalets, Mazot Florence is instead awarded an amazing “4 Stars” by the French Accreditation Committee, and for good reason: It’s bursting with little surprises of every sort, every inch (or centimeter, if you like) well thought out, beautifully planned, with all the comforts of home and more in a small space that feels bigger and more spacious on the inside than it looks like it could possibly be from the outside. It’s a cozy retreat from the real world if there ever was one.

Add to that a friendly, ever-attentive yet discreet proprietress who always seems close at hand when needed, she’s a former journalist, fluent in French and English, and holder of French, Swiss and American passports, who seems to know everyone and everything about Chamonix, its environs and sports from firsthand experience and prominent family history. She’s the best resource in town.

Just as the main walking street of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc escapes the hubbub of downtown, this snug tributary crosses at a distance just far enough to guarantee continuous quietude. If you arrive by car, there’s a parking spot waiting for you. If you don’t arrive by car, you don’t need one—free bus passes take you where you want to go from a central stop that’s close by. The main Chamonix shops, restaurants, post office and town center are all within an awe-inspiring walk away. It’s easy to get carried away with the spectacular scenery, so take care not to bump into things along the way.

Our experiences here and those of close friends in on the ‘secret’—world citizens all—dub this place among the finest you’ll find anywhere on this planet. It’s a one-off.

Please don’t tell anyone, though—it’s a secret we want to keep for ourselves.

—A couple of guests from San Francisco

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Robert, I am amazed by the fantastic Review you just posted. It is sooooo kind and so thoughtful of you. I am really moved and thank you so much. It has been such a great pleasure to welcome you both at "Mazot Florence" recently. You have been such fine Guests. I highly recommend you at any home owner who will be greeting you and enjoying your company. If you come back in Chamonix in the future, I would be thrilled to welcoming both of you again at "Mazot Florence". Kind regards, Florence

Map

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Geneva – Switzerland
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Chamonix
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Chamonix
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Chamonix
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Chamonix
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Chamonix
Nearest Ski
1 Kilometres
Chamonix
Car: not necessary

In the beautiful valley of Chamonix, facing Mont Blanc, Glacier des Bossons and Aiguille du Midi, this small charming cottage will seduce you with its elegance and its quiet flowery garden.

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Rates & Availability

From €1,050 Per week

Chamonix Chalet Rental Rates

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7 night minimum stay
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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee €150
Notes Toutes ces prestations sont incluses
* lit fait
* tout le linge de maison raffiné fournit
* WIFI
* machine à café Nespresso + capsules Nespresso fournies
* appareil à raclette
* appareil à fondue
* produits d'entretien fournis
* décoration de Noël
* ménage final compris
* lave-linge et sèche-linge
* TV haute définition + satellite,
* lecteur DVD + DVD de montagne
* chaine stéréo

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Amenities

Chamonix Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 30 m²
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • River
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • American Kitchen
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Raclette Machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • walk-in shower sink WC cupboards incorporated under the sink Hair dryer
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
  • Small charming cottage, quiet, comfortable and refined, ideal for a couple. Baby bed Crib High chair are available free on request Flat garden, ideal for young children for anyone with low mobility, or elderly.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • bowling center
  • disco club
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • hydrotherapy
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sledding
  • walking
  • water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
The colorful flowers and garden, filled with birds, very nice, quiet, with GARDEN BIO available. Panoramic view of 360 °. Very quiet and relaxing although at 5-7 minutes from the center of Chamonix. All these services are included: * Bed made * All refined linen provided * WIFI * Nespresso machine + Nespresso capsules provided * Raclette * Fondue set * Cleaning products supplied * Christmas decoration * Final cleaning included * Washing machine and dryer * HD + Satellite * Mountain DVD + DVD * Stereo + many diverse music CD * Winter: Snow assured * Summer salads, vegetables and herbs available in the garden BIO * Teak garden furniture, parasol * Barbecue * Parking outside, easy access * Small homemade culinary gifts for your arrival! * Direct home owner * Taxes included

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