Les Houches cozy room near ski lift

Chalet - Private room · Route de Vaudagne, Les Houches, Rhone-Alpes 74310, France

The Space

Brand new apartment with free high-speed internet at the base of the slopes. Only here will you get special renter discounts from partner businesses, see below! NEW-$5 / night discount for return clients (2 or more nights only).

This is a brand new studio apartment with its own entrance in our home. It has a sunny terrace facing the Mont Blanc range. It is walking/skiing distance to Les Houches gondola, a city bus stop, and train station (Viaduc St. Marie). Ask about transfers, or park your car on site in private drive. Large bathroom with shower, toilet, sink. There is free internet, but no TV at present. The partially-equipped kitchen (mini-fridge, coffee pot, dishes, etc.) is good for sandwiches, breakfasts, and ordering in. Ask about breakfast or dinner service, such as fondue delivered to your room, or fresh bread in the morning. In the summertime, ask about using the barbecue grill outside or picking fresh salad and herbs from the garden.

This is our home and we have kids of our own--you may hear some running around occasionally, more often in the summer. In the winter, you will probably not see us much, but in the summer we will be outside in the yard and may be a bit more visible. We are very child-friendly and can provide many extra services for children--just ask! (i.e., car seats, cot, stroller, advice on activities for kids, nearby short hikes, etc.) We are also located within walking distance of many activities for kids (see below). Additional services upon request (laundry, housekeeping, etc.)

NOTE: We accept one night reservations, but only less than two weeks in advance and only if it requires one bed. There will be a supplement of $10 if two beds are required.

Nearby in summer. When the snow melts, there are many hiking and mountain biking trails that start nearby the house, including the famous Tour du Mont Blanc trail that goes from Chamonix through Italy and Switzerland and back. Around the Chavants lake in summer you can now also play tennis, fish in the lake, go rock climbing, or organize a picnic and barbecue. For children there is a playground with swings, slides and other games suitable for 2-10 year olds, and a tree adventure park.

Nearby in Winter: If conditions permit (as of December 22, 2013 there is not enough snow) you can ski out of the chalet down to the gondola at the Prarion and not have to worry about parking or long lines (buy your ticket in advance). Adventurous skiers can ski off piste back home too! If you have touring/randonnee skis you can skin up the mountain from the house through forest trails and ski back down. There are also cross country ski trails starting just across the street which take you through the forest, around an authentic, modern farm, and around the Chavants lake. There is a sledding hill for kids and a beginning ski school (from 3 years old) and a child care center. We can also arrange a visit of the farm and an authentic meal in the farmhouse. Near the departure of the gondola there is also a bakery, coffee shop, ski rental store, and crepe stand, and the bus stop to take you to further destinations such as Bellevue, downtown les houches, an indoor climbing wall, Chamonix, Argentiere or Servoz, and the train stations.

10% off ski rental
10% off guide service
Luxury spa and resort nearby offering:
- Spa entrance only 15€ instead of 30€
- Spa + Lunch 35€
- 20% off Caudalie spa treatment

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Pull-out Sofa
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $10 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Security Deposit: $100
Cleaning Fee: $5
Check In: 12:00 PM (noon)
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Flexible

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • Merci à Sarah et Julien! L'appartement privé est très chaleureux, une bonne odeur de bois flotte dans l'appartement, tout est neuf et le lit confortable. Nous avons passé un séjour mémorable avec eux. La famille est très accueillante et aimable. Merci à vous deux! Simon & Anilu

    March 2014
  • Je recommande! Nous y avons passé 2 nuits, la chambre est sympa, l'endroit aussi! Nous avons eut un bon accueil de la part de Sarah et Julien.
    Ce n'est pas loin de Chamonix.
    J'y retournerais!!

    March 2014
  • L'appartement est parfaitement conforme à la description. Bien agencé et charmant, avec une belle vue sur les montagnes. Accès facile et rapide aux stations de ski (Les Houches, Chamonix ...)
    Excellent accueil de Sarah et Julien.

    March 2014
  • Me and a friend have just returned from a great mini break to Les Houches, Mont Blanc, Skiing. This place is excellent. I would highly recommend it. Its a wonderful location, 10 minutes walk to the gondola. 15 minute walk to the amenities of the town. The accommodation itself is private, very well presented and very clean with excellent bathroom facilities. The hosts are wonderful too. Would 100% return here. EXCELLENT.

    March 2014
  • Séjour agréable dans une chambre bien situé aux Houches.
    Bien accueilli par Julien avec de bons conseils. Tres jolie vue sur le massif du mont blanc.

    March 2014
  • Hôte très sympathiques, serviables et de bon conseil.

    Très bon accueil par Julien, Sarah n'était pas là. La chambre était très propre, parfumée, sdb au top avec une grande douche.
    Je recommande vraiment cette chambre pour un couple avec un enfant.

    Terrasse très ensoleillée face au mont blanc. Piste de luge et club piou piou à moins de 10min à pieds, idem pour les remontées mécaniques.

    Très bon séjour, nous n hésiterons pas à revenir chez Sarah et Julien.

    February 2014
  • Very nice stay in les houches would definitely come again.

    Thank You Julien and Sarah

    February 2014
  • Nice little room, looking Mont-Blanc, much better than to leave in a hotel, perfect parking for the car outside the room. The area wonderful for any reason you have to stay there.
    thank you Julien

    January 2014
  • We lived in January ( New Year 2014) at Sarah’s apartments. We traveled with our son 12 years. We are from Russia, living in a nice prestigious area of Moscow and we have something to compare: at Sarah everything was great! Hostess goes throughout the meeting. Trying to help . Clean, rational and functional, perfectly located. Convenient parking for cars. Definitely worth the money. It was cozy and comfortable, like home. Our rating 5 +. Would recommend to anyone!

    January 2014
  • Quiet cosy room with a great view on the mountains!
    Easy acces (7 min walk) to the ski lift and the bus that goes through all the Chamonix area.
    Sarah was always ready to answer us which was really helpful!

    January 2014
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Hi. We are a French-American couple who have been living in the area for over 10 years. We have just built a house and are excited to start welcoming guests into the private studio. We have benefited from the generosity of friends, family and strangers over the years and hope you help others discover this beautiful area that we fell in love with at first sight and never left. When not taking care of the house and three kids, I work from home as a professional in international development working on education projects around the world, or developing instructional materials for international organizations including the UN.
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