This comfortable apartment is available to rent throughout the year. It is ideal for holidaymakers and family's wanting a quiet and stunning location close to Le Bettex ski facilities and not far from St Gervais village centre. It has WI FI - is tastefully furnished and well equipped. The apartment has magnificent panoramic views overlooking the Mont Blanc mountain range.
Situated a five minute drive / 20 minute walk from the apartment, (and a bus service in the peak winter weeks) Le Bettex has multiple facilities for the skier and snowboarder and provides access to, from and within the extensive "Evasion Mont Blanc" ski domain, with 445 kms of Pistes to explore.
A centre of excellence for instruction, the nearest Ecole de Ski Francais is based here, The ski and boarding instructors provide both private and group tuition for all ages and abilities and speak numerous languages. Facilities include nursery slopes, safe sledging areas, a crèche, restaurants, bars, ski hire shops, grocery stores ( in season) and car parking facilities.
In the summer, tennis courts, a playground, and walking trails are available and easily accessible. The Telecabines link the village of St Gervais with Le Bettex and provide access for walkers, hikers and mountain bikers to access mountain trails at higher altitude.. The area is frequently used as a base for horse and pony rides and hacks. Farm animals graze the local meadows and mountainsides - flora, fauna, bird and wildlife can be found in abundance.
A small hamlet with magnificent views providing access to and from the extensive "Evasion" ski domain.. Please note that a button lift operates from this hamlet. Beginners lacking in confidence should use the facilities at Le Bettex..
Les Communailles gives access to various walking trails.
Two restaraunts are situated in the hamlet providing both meals and bar facilities. Opening times vary according to seasons - please check.
Paragliders can be seen "landing" in Les Communailles during the ski season.
This charming and traditional savoyard village is situated approximately 15 minutes away from the apartment. It is easily accessible.
The tourist office can be found in the centre of the village which provides a base for and information on The Companie of Guides and the Ecole de Ski Francais.
There is a wide selection of hotels, restaurants, bars and shops.
Two mini supermarkets, a butcher, delicatessens, boulangerie and pattiseries provide a wide selection of food for those wishing to self cater. An outdoor market is held every Thursday .
In addition to a swimming pool and sports complex, there is the "Patinoire" - an ice rink which is home to the local ice hockey team.
The Tramway du Mont Blanc rack and pinion railway has a " station" at St Gervais although the starting point is to be found at Le Fayet in the Valley.
Numerous events are held in the village throughout the year.
Le Fayet is home to the multi purpose thermal park which has a swimming pool and sporting facilities such as rock climbing. During the summer months art work can be seen displayed amongst the trees that surround the park and driveway to the renowned spa baths " Les Thermes Saint - Gervais - Les - Bains" where you can indulge in various treatments.
Departure point for the famous Tramway de Mont Blanc rack and pinion railway and where information and tickets can be obtained regarding trips to the Aiguille Du Midi and ice caves in Chamonix.
Nearby, the beautiful Lac de Passy with dedicated beach and swimming areas, crazy golf and paddle boats - windsurfing, sailing, sport and fitness trails are amongst the facilities provided.
Bowling, paragliding, hot air ballooning, golf, and horse riding are also located in the valley or nearby, as well as a cinema, casino, rafting, go karting and an outdoor swimming pool. .
A delightful traditional town with horse drawn sleighs. In addition to restaurants, bars, designer clothes and shoe shops, galleries and a casino, there is a sports complex with indoor / outdoor swimming pool and Patinoire.
Megeve hosts many cultural and sporting events throughout the year.
A Traditional Savoyard village with access by gondola to 120km of piste, cross country and highly rated off piste ski-ing. This Terrain is also part of the "Evasion" ski Domain. Les Contamines needs to be accessed by car. Facilities in the summer include a lake with dedicated beach and swimming areas,walking and mountain bike trails, horse riding and numerous organised activities..
Famous for the Valley Blanche and multiple amenities.
St Nicholas de Veroce.:
A beautiful traditional village with a recently restored baroque church. Also part of the Evasion Ski Domain.
Lac De Passy in the valley has dedicated beach and swimming areas, paddle boats, windsurfing and crazy golf.
Geneva and Annecy are fascinating lakeside towns well worth a visit.
Extensive information can be found on the relevant web sites
The apartment is available to rent throughout the year. The lounge has direct access to the front and side terraces which are equipped with comfortable furniture and a dining table and chairs. The hallway leads to both the double bedroom and bunk bedroom ( both with fitted wardrobes), bathroom, seperate toilet and main entrance.Get the full listing »