- SQM 120
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Chalet "Chocard" at a glance.
|General:||Bright and spacious semi-detached chalet close to the ski lift at the foot of the Domaine de Balme pistes.|
|Rooms:||Lounge/diner with a balcony, kitchen, master bedroom with a double bed and a private balcony, 3 bedrooms with twin beds, bathroom with a bath tub and shower attachment, 2 shower rooms, separate WC, washroom, utility room, entrance porch.|
|Sleeps:||Up 8 people.|
|Location:||Le Tour, 5 min walk to the ski lift.|
|Features:||Spacious chalet in quiet location next to a ski lift.|
|Facilities:||Dishwasher, washing machine, microwave oven, convection oven, fridge/freezer, electric hob, electric kettle, satelite TV, DVD.|
|Price:||1000 - 3200 EUR p/week.|
The bright and spacious semi-detached chalet Chocard is set in open space and boasts uninterrupted views down the valley. In the winter snow lies all around, while in summer you are surrounded by meadows with a multitude of walks starting directly from the door. At the foot of the Domaine de Balme pistes, the chalet is adjacent to the ski school and nursery slopes making it convenient for families. The telecabine and the ski bus stop are each just a short walk from the chalet. Argentiere, with its lively bars, restaurants and shops, is 3 kilometres away - just a short drive or bus ride - whilst Le Tour itself has two local restaurants. Chamonix main town centre is approx 15 mins by car or 20 min by bus. The chalet also benefits from Wi-fi internet access and wood burner fire.
Lower Floor: 2 bedrooms each with 2 single beds, shower room, washroom, utility room.
Middle Floor: 1 double bedroom with west facing balcony,1 bedroom with 2 single beds, contemporary bathroom with bath & shower attachment, additional shower room
Top Floor: Open plan living room with wood burner, fully fitted kitchen, dining table and chairs to seat 10, large west facing balcony with 2 loungers.
During the winter, Le Tour ski area has 11 blue runs, 9 red runs and 1 black, and lots of great off piste over the back of the Col de Balme Telecabine down into Vallorcine. It is also great for beginners, being just a snowballs throw away you have access to the beginner slopes of Le Vormaine at the foot of Le Tour, which are the largest nursery slopes in the valley. These are great for gaining confidence and progressing quickly and are also a great spot for taking the kids out sledging. Also, for for intermediates, snowboarders and off-pisters: For the more experienced skier or boarder Le Tour is loved because of the large areas of renowned off piste which run all the way down to Vallorcine. Get up early on a powder day and you are guaranteed fresh tracks all the way down to the bottom! If you are ski touring, you can get from the Grands Montets by traversing the Argentiere glacier back to the chalet. You climb the the Col de Chardonnet, over the top and ski down next to the Le Tour glacier (a mountain guide is recommended).
In the summer, aside from the incredible views you'll wake up to each morning, the chalet offers some of the best walking and mountain biking trails right from the doorstep. Take the local Charamillon lift to the summit where you will find paths leading through alpine pastures offering superb views of the Chamonix valley, the Mont Blanc range, the Aiguilles Rouges mountains and Switzerland. Take a picnic and a bottle of wine for a wonderful lunch in the sunshine or trek up to the Albert 1er refuge hut and have lunch there. There are also some great mountain Biking trails fromthe chalet. You can take your bikes on the local Charamillon telecabine from Le Tour, and from here are are some renowned trails for all levels.
3 Bathroom, 4 Bedroom, 1 Kitchen, 1 Living room, 1 Toilet
SleepingBed linen, 1 King bed, 6 Single bed, baby cot provided on request
CookingCoffee machine, Cooking utensils, Dish washer, Kitchen stove, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Toaster, ceramic electric hob, electric kettle, fan-assisted oven, freezer
EntertainmentWireless Broadband Internet, TV (Satellite)
SanitaryHair dryer, Shower, Towel-set, Separate toilet
94 Chemin des lauzes, , Le Tour, Chamonix, 74400, France