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SUMMARY OF THE ALPINE RETREAT (chalet + apartment)

- High-quality self-catered FARMHOUSE CHALET in the famous Chamonix Valley, comprising:

- 4 spacious bedrooms - (sleeps up to a maximum of 10)
- 3 bathrooms
- a large salon with a TV (with free to view satelite), DVD and unlimited free wifi
- a spacious kitchen and dining room with open fire
- A large private garden with garden furniture, a BBQ and the most spectacular views of the valley (see images below and also visit the Farmhouse page)

- Plus APARTMENT JOY (sleeps up to 4) which can be rented alone or together with the farmhouse (we can accomodate any number between 1 and 14)

We are located:
- Just one hour's easy drive/transfer from Geneva airport
- 200 metres from several restaurants, bars and the boulangerie

- 2 minutes walk from 2 cable cars

- Next to the pistes
(car not required)

- There are free buses and trains enabling access to the whole valley (the nearest bus stop is just 30 metres from the Alpine Retreat).

You don't have to be a large group to enjoy the comfort and space of the main farmhouse. We often have groups as small as 3 or 4 who rent the house and welcome the space that it provides.


Welcome to the Alpine Retreat - our wonderful farmhouse and apartment. The Alpine Retreat and its large garden (above) are located in the fabulous Chamonix valley overlooking the Mont Blanc massif. It is perfectly located for your summer or winter holiday as active or relaxing as you please.

Summer guests can enjoy walking, mountain biking, climbing or even paragliding and there is a vast range of other outdoor activities available locally. The Alpine Retreat is also popular with photographers, painters and those who simply want to relax and enjoy the fresh mountain air !

For additional photographs of the Alpine Retreat, see the gallery


The Alpine Retreat is just one hour's easy drive from Geneva airport and we can arrange airport transfers and lift passes to make your holiday run more smoothly.Your 2 English hosts, Rob and Suzanne, are on hand to provide whatever help and advice you might need.

Whether you chose to ski in this renowned skiing area, visit the Aiguille du Midi by cable car at 3800 meters (13,800ft), ski down the Vallee Blanche, or climb aboard a mountain train or cable car to explore the glaciers, or walk the many trails through flower-strewn meadows, or gently relax in the fresh mountain air, the Alpine Retreat has it all. There really is something for everyone - we know that you won't be disappointed!

Below: The Alpine Retreat in Winter with the most spectacular views of the Mont Blanc range.

Alpine Retreat in Winter

Located beside the pistes of one of the most popular ski resorts in the Chamonix valley - below is a view of the resort (located immediately above the Alpine Retreat) with the Mont Blanc range behind.

.      The alpine retreat is located next to the pistes