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Delightful small chalet beneath Mt Blanc, all year, self-catering.

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 484 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 shower-room, 2 toilets, sleeps a maximum of 6

Small traditional wooden chalet attached to larger one, built in 1994. Close proximity to Swiss and Italian borders ( 5 minutes from Mt. Blanc tunnel ) and 10 minutes from Chamonix. Easy access from Geneva airport (motorway or train ,also door to door transfers from airport to chalet, using Cham Express)

. Fantastic views of Mt. Blanc range. Excellent skiing (all levels), climbing, hiking, swimming, tennis, canoeing and para/hand gliding.


1 double bedroom with ensuite toilet & washbasin,

1 bedroom with bunk beds for 2 , shower room with toilet and washbasin.

Living room with a sitting area containing 2 double futons, a TV, wireless broadband,internet,DVD player, a dining area for 6 and a fitted kitchen with sink,fridge,dishwasher,washing machine,wall mounted oven and electric hobs.The mezzanine is a storage area for the owners use only ,accessed by ladder which if used is entirely at the tenants own risk .We will not accept liability in case of injury. High chairs and cots are available on request. Bed linen and towels are provided by our Agents and included in the rental price as are Electricity and cleaning.(If the property is left in an unsatisfactory state,additional cleaning will be charged for at 25 Euros per hour.)

A garage is available on request and a ski cellar.

The accommodation and local amenities: Part of a development of 4 large chalets in a peaceful alpine setting, the chalet is ideal for 4 and comfortable for 6. French windows open onto a small garden with mountain views.

Within walking distance of nearest supermarket and bus connections. Les Houches has restaurants but head to Chamonix for night life where there is also a casino.

Winter activities: Ski the famous Vallee Blanche or any of the 13 areas covered by one ski pass all within half an hours drive. Covered skating rink in Chamonix open all year. Open air rink in Les Houches open until snow melts in village. Cross country ski routes. Ski hire available in Les Houches.

Summer activities: Swim in an Olympic size open air pool in Chamonix facing the Mt. Blanc or join multi coloured para gliders in the sky! Mountain biking, horse riding, golf, white water rafting, summer sledging, canyoning and rock climbing. Endless walks in the local mountains.

More Details
Registration Number : 656

Jacky Mattin
Member since: 1997
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 11, 2017

About Jacky Mattin

My name is Jacky and I share ownership of the property with my son Alex., a busy Anaesthetist in Oxfordshire. We have spent regular holidays here for many years and still do.I no longer ski but visit in the summer but my son and family ski when they can.

Jacky Mattin purchased this apartment in 1994

Why Jacky Mattin chose Les Houches

Well, we love it! We have had some lovely christmases here, with fabulous skiing and lovely summer holidays (my son, when young, would spend the entire day at times in the olympic size swimming pool in chamonix). My French Father was a Chasseur Alpin in the 30ties and returned to the area when widowed thus introducing us to the Alps and leading to ownership of the property.

What makes this apartment unique

Our very friendly agents, Chris and Fraser from" Apex Management and Concierge" in Chamonix.. They will meet and greet you and be available for anything you may require.


Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Les Houches
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
5 minutes away
Car: recommended

In Summer, the Parc de Merlet nature reserve is not to be missed. It has the best views of the Mont Blanc from its balcony restaurant and there are opportunities to see a lot of alpine wildlife.


Les Houches Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 484 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 1
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please leave radiators switched to low when out for the day. Leave skis and ski boots in ski cellar. Do not access mezzanine.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom - 2 bunk beds
  • 1 double bed ,2 bedside tables in main bedroom 2 bunk beds and built in cupboard in second bedroom 2 Double futons in living area
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
'Twin bedroom' is a small room with bunk beds plus built-in cupboard. Second toilet is en-suite with double bedroom.


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Delightful small chalet beneath Mt Blanc, all year, self-catering.
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 11 reviews

A Fantastic Chalet in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

The Chalet was very cosy, clean & comfortable & had everything we needed, with lovely views of the Mountains & The Aiguille du Midi. Close to Les Houches beginner ski run & other nearby ski runs as well as Chamonix Town centre. Plenty to see & do here.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
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Lovely little chalet

  • 5 of 5

This small chalet in a quiet cul-de-sac comes well recommended, we've stayed here for two weeks every year for several years. Clean, well equipped and maintained, a 5 minute drive from the Les Houches lifts and 15 minutes from Chamonix.

The new management company as of this year (Apex) is run by two friendly Scots (Chris and Fraser) and we had no issues with our stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
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Ideal location

  • 5 of 5

The chalet is located in a perfect spot; quiet, beautiful and close to stores, restaurants, and trailheads. We spent 4 weeks on a climbing/hiking trip and it was always nice to come back and grab a beer or glass of wine and sit out in the garden and enjoy the evening after an excursion. We also liked the fact we could visit Chamonix or elsewhere on a rest day or when it was too rainy to climb and it was only a 5 minute drive.

Most of the time there were 4 of us in the chalet which was ideal. It felt a little small when for a brief time we had 5 people.

Our only suggestion would be that a few of the amenities could use a bit of updating (e.g.toaster (broken handle) & coffee maker), but given the very fair price, this might be nit-picking;-)

Jacky and Alex were very pleasant and courteous to deal with via e-mail.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location, great place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

The chalet was great, and comfortably accommodated our family of 5, including teenagers. Tucked away in a quiet cul-de-sac, there are lovely views up to Mt Blanc, and a sunny back garden for a well deserved evening beer. It is a good starting point for mountain walks, either from the door, or a short drive away (several spectacular walks within 10 minutes). We liked the Bossons chairlift, (about 25 Euros for a family return ticket) which drops you at the foot of the glacier for a choice of walks up the mountain. A really good holiday.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
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  • 5 of 5

Stayed here in March/April 2013 with two children. Worked out very well for us as it allowed the children to relax in the evenings after a hard days skiing.

We all slept well each night, the accommodation is quiet and comfortable.

I would recommend it.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2013
  • Stayed: March 2013
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Lovely place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to stay and worked really well for our family. We had such a brilliant week, the weather couldn't have been better with bright sunshine for most of it plus a heavy fall of snow on the last day which created a wonderful opportunity for snowman and igloo building for the kids! The snow was cleared from our pathways and drive the same day it had landed so we were able to still get out. The apartment is ideally situated only a few minutes from the ski lifts and the supermarket but with the most beautiful views. The ski-ing was fantastic and free ice skating in Les houches was a bonus. We also took the children to the swimming pool in Chamonix which they enjoyed. We couldn't have hoped for a better holiday.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2013
  • Stayed: January 2013
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $235.46

20% discount when you book a holiday for 2 or more weeks!

Rates INCLUDE electricity, our agents' meet and greet fees, cleaning charges and bed linen rental.

LATE ARRIVAL (after 19:00hrs) will be charged at an additional 42 Euros

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.