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Chalet Eco Farm

Overview
Chalet -
5 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Les Houches, Haute-Savoie, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes
With a myriad of chalets to choose from Chalet Eco Farm offers you something very special, the wonderful ambience of a 230yr old Chamonix farmhouse married with modern, luxurious facilities such as our 2x6m Swim Spa Hot tub!. Owned and renovated by us over 5 years the Farm has been a labour of love.. but the attention to detail and quality of materials used has resulted in a very special property adored by all who stay.

Featured in 'Mountain Chalets', Food and Travel magazine and The Guardian, chalet Eco Farm can be counted as one of only a handful of authentic farmhouses in the Chamonix valley available for rental. Located in the charming village of Les Houches, only minutes walk to the Bellevue ski lift and local skiing, amenities, shops and several delightful restaurants and just a short drive from Chamonix town itself. The ex...
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Listing #HL166596
About the Owner
Gaby N
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2011
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a truly Magical Chalet and Perfect for our family Christmas. Right from the very first email enquiry, Gaby and Tim have been nothing but helpful and kind. We were welcomed into their beautiful Chalet with a Christmas tree and a bottle of bubbly waiting...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Tamzin-and-Ray
Gaby N, VR Owner at Chalet Eco Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Tamzin, Ray and family, thank you so SO much for taking the time to write such a kind, complementary and very comprehensive review of Eco Farm and our valley. It was lovely to host your family, actually a complete pleasure and makes what we...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018

Accessible for close mountains walks to see the beauitful spring flora - but also well located to travel just for a while to walk in the Italian Alps which was spectacular

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank lyndaclairehardy
HuskiAlpineHolidays, VR Owner at Chalet Eco Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Thank you, it was a pleasure to host you and I hope we will see you another time, maybe for a winter ski trip next! Best wishes Gaby and Tim

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Reviewed 14 August 2018

We stayed here this summer and had an amazing time! The chalet was a cool refuge from the hot 30degree heat, the cool breeze at night meant we all slept so well. The jacuzzi splash pool was a hit with the kids after a long...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank lynn2108
HuskiAlpineHolidays, VR Owner at Chalet Eco Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you Lyn, Jennifer and family ...we are completely thrilled you enjoyed your stay! It’s good to know the Steve and Julia looked after you so well in our absence :) I’m pleased you had some fair weather and cooled off and relaxed in the...More

Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (5)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Sauna
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(10)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • SuperKing Beds:(4)
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Eco Farm is predominantly open-plan and offers approx 220m2 of living space. The chalet comprises the top two floors of the mountain farmhouse.
The living and dining room is open to the roof Apex and the original timbers have been re-used and adorn the walls. Facilities include deep Italian leather sofa's juxtaposed with local mountain antiques and a modern granite and stainless steel kitchen married with hand-build cupboards.
In the 5 bedrooms we have provided hotel standard zip-link beds so any room can be a double or a twin. We offer crisp, white, organic bed linen, goose feather duvets and leave you exclusive REN skincare bathroom products. The bathrooms are beautifully finished using Italian limestone tiles. We have a sauna and the outside Swim spa hot tub.This is a great family...
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House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Well behaved dogs accepted (but not on furniture or in bedrooms) Cats are not accepted. No parties. No smoking. Hot tub not to be used after 21hrs. No jumping into the tub or...
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Bathrooms
    5 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Full
    10 Twins
    4 Kings
    1 Crib
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
£702
£2,076
12 Jan 2019 -
18 Jan 2019
7 nights --
£5,167
19 Jan 2019 -
25 Jan 2019
7 nights --
£5,167
26 Jan 2019 -
1 Feb 2019
7 nights --
£5,282
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: £500 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning: £100 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
WINTER Self-catered prices includes: Bed linen and towels, hot tub pack, welcome visit, welcome basket, utility bills, logs, advance concierge. The final cleaning IS included with winter lets although we ask for kitchen to be left clean.
In this chalet only we include: pre-shopping service, bath robes, crocs and a mid week clean.

Chalet weekends are available for 4 nights from Wed to Sunday or Thursday to Monday.
Optional catered service with transfers and resort minibus
Catered 4 day weekends from £595 pp and weeks from £750 pp

SUMMER Self-catered price includes: Bed linen and towels, hot tub pack, welcome visit, welcome basket, utility bills and advance concierge. The chalet will be made up for you. Final cleaning is NOT included with summer lets. Typically 100 euros payable in resort on arrival.
Catering, resort minibus and transfers can be organised as optional extra's.
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About the neighbourhood
Home to the sports of skiing and mountaineering, Chamonix is simply addictive. The dramatic mountains of the Chamonix valley incorporating the Mont Blanc Massif offers breathtaking scenery and make it a stunning setting for any skiing, snowboarding or summer activity holiday. With five separate ski areas scattered along the Chamonix valley, each with its own unique character and the famous off piste Valley Blanche run , every level of skier and snowboarder is amply catered for!

Les Houches is a pretty and unspoilt ski village which nestles just 5km from Chamonix town.
Les Houches is the largest single, pisted area in the Chamonix valley and has the added bonus of 86 snow canons covering 23 hectares of piste, this ski domain has wonderful skiing for beginners, intermediates and especially...
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Geneva: 100.0 km
Railway: Les Houches: 1.0 km
Ferry: Calais: 900.0 km
Geneva Airport is just over an hour away by car.
We can offer airport transfers as a supplement to any accommodation booking.
Lyon airport is just over 2 hrs drive. Milan airport is 2.5 hrs drive away (via Mont Blanc tunnel from Aosta valley)

We recommend Easy Jet, Swiss or BA for flights from most UK regional and main airports.

Driving from Calais is an easy drive taking 8 or 9 hours.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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