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Stylish Alpine Chalet, with amazing views of the Mont Blanc Massif

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,368 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, extensive outdoor garden & decking area with Hot Tub

Chalet Annabelle offers a peaceful alpine retreat with the convenience of a central location within the Chamonix valley. Located in the first village of Les Houches, Chalet Annabelle offers an affordable luxury experience, owner managed with a 5 Star Tripadvisor Rating, and 'Certificate of Excellence Awards'. (A fully registered and licensed business)

Can accommodate 11 guests comfortably, more if small infants and babies included.

At a glance:-

* 5 Bedrooms - all beds are fully flexible either king, twin or single.

* 6 Bathrooms - all individually designed, an ideal combination of showers and baths.

* Fully equipped kitchen, large Electric double oven, Gas hob & microwave.

* Fridge-Freezer, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Coffee Machine & Toaster.

* Spacious communal area with log burning fire, comfy leather sofas.

* Large Oak dining table, seating 12.

* Wi-fi available throughout free of charge, UK & French Satellite TV, DVD & Wii machine.

* TV/Play-Room - in addition to the lounge area, sofa bed, bean bags, bathroom.

* Sunken Jacuzzi hot tub on extensive south facing sun terrace.

* Alfresco dining area with amazing views of the Valley & Mont Blanc Massif.

* Lawned garden area, & covered terrace with wrap-around balconies.

* For Summer:- Large Gas BBQ, sun loungers, garden furniture & sun parasol.

* Secure heated equipment room.

* Located on a no through road with off-road parking on 2 driveways for 6+ vehicles.

Fully equipped for infants & babies:- full size travel cots, & bed-linen, high-chairs, bed-guard, stair-gate, Changing Mat, Baby monitor, Bottle Warmer, potty with step for Sink & Toilet.


* Pre-arrival concierge service.

* Meet & Greet with essentials Welcome Hamper.

* Bedlinen, Bath & Hand towels, complimentary toiletries.

* Hot Tub Towels, & Bathrobes.

* All Utilities & Log supply.

* Regular Hot Tub Maintenance.

* End of stay clean.

Extras available (at additional charge) - airport transfers, in-valley transport, pre-arrival shopping service and wine delivery, additional towels, linen and logs. Mid-stay cleaning service.


* Equipment collection & return.

* Private in-valley transport service for ski drop and collection.

* Arrival reception with Canapes and Kir Royales.

* Hearty breakfast with daily cooked option.

* 3 course evening meal on 5 or 6 evenings, with wine beer & soft drinks included.

* 2 Course High Tea for the children also available.

* Daily afternoon refreshments, unlimited Tea & Coffee.

* Luxury toiletries, bathrobes, regular towel change.

Assistance with Airport Transfers, Lift pass, Ski Hire & lesson organization prior to your arrival, with mature staff to look after you during your stay, cook, host & driver.

Please note the prices shown are for the self-catering service, we would be delighted to quote for the fully catered service.

Our rentals usually run within the Saturday/Saturday window, although we try and provide flexibility wherever possible, minimum stay is 4 nights.

More Details

Joakim Sommer
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, norwegian
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2018

Why Joakim Sommer chose Les Houches

Lovingly renovated, well looked after on a no-through road. Amazing views of the whole Chamonix Valley stretching 23KM. Mont Blanc is right outside the front door! Sunken hot-tub on large south facing terrace, a great sun-trap for those more relaxing days.

What makes this chalet unique

The views are just stunning, tranquil and peaceful for family groups, friends or corporate clients. Equipped to a high standard, especially the kitchen.

The Chalet has been uniquely designed with two driveways, ensuring parking for a number of vehicles

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is the best chalet we have stayed in, and that view was shared by all 9 in the group. From the very moment we arrived it was clear that Jude, Iona, & Mike put in significant effort to ensure a cracking experience for their guests. The chalet is very well appointed, spotless, excellent facilities, and in a great location. Normally you'll always find something to moan about, but it is true to say we found not one thing. Its saying something when 9 guys between 35-41 preferred the chalet to going out- it is that good a place to stay. The food & service from Jude & Iona was absolutely outstanding, and the entire group agreed- wine choices excellent/great coffee made fresh/brilliant choices at breakfast- nothing was too much trouble and we all rated the dinners & breakfasts very, very highly indeed. The rooms themselves are spacious, modern, spotless and furnished with cracking materials & towels etc. Normally you find the opposite- but Jude is really putting in the effort with this place that's for sure. The location is absolutely bang on for visiting all areas too- we had cars which helps but the bus stops at the bottom of their road about 300 yds away if you don't. Mike arranged guides for us for an off-piste day in Vallee Blanche, and again the experience was absolutely first rate- the organiser visited prior to the day to check us out and answer any questions, which really set us up for one of the most epic days we have had. They live here in the area and know it really, really well, so do not underestimate how much that can help you have a great time with all the tips they can give & the contacts they clearly have. The organisation and service in this chalet are THE BEST we have experienced and our group has been travelling to 3 valleys/Porte du Soleil/Chamonix since 2002. I cannot recommend this chalet enough and fully intend to return. Well done indeed and I look forward to seeing you all again. VERY WELL DESERVED EXCELLENT TRIP ADVISOR RATING
Feb 2016
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Les Houches Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2368 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 11
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • No Smoking indoors, which includes vaporising, failure to comply will result in full loss of security deposit.
  • Please treat the Hot Tub Cover with care, it is fragile, no climbing or sitting on the base
  • A security deposit of €1000 via a credit or debit card is requested on arrival, refunded in full on departure subject to chalet being left in order.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Resort
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Baby Gate
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Ensuite to children's playroom
  • Each bathroom is individually designed with quality facilities, 4 have baths with shower over, 2 have showers.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Flexible beds either king or twin
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , flexible beds either king & single or a triple room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , flexible beds either king or twin
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , flexible beds - either king or twin
    Bedroom1 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Flexible beds - either king or twin
  • All the bedrooms have individually designed private bathrooms and there is ample hot water. The beds have a flexible configuration for either king or twin rooms. All bedrooms are light and spacious with wardrobes or hanging facilities. Two of the top floor bedrooms have access to the balcony offering vistas of the valley. All beds are made for your arrival, with fresh & crisp white bedlinen. A supply of towels will be provided, with an initial supply of complimentary toiletries.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 12 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
The Chalet has been renovated to a high standard. Updated kitchen facilities with feature SMEG range oven and completely renovated guest accommodation. Lounge features open aspects of the valley, access to the balcony, feature sandblasted beams and log fire. We can offer a variety of catering options, transfers from Geneva. Any others needs, just ask. Chalet Annabelle is a non smoking Chalet with a smoking area and ashtray facilities outside. Sorry we do not allow pets for the comfort of all guests.


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Stylish Alpine Chalet, with amazing views of the Mont Blanc Massif
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews

Great location and very well fit for several families

  • 5 of 5

The calet is very well equipped, we were 6 adults with 5 children and enjoyed the 5 bedrooms and 5 baths plus great launge and hot tub + grill BBQ at the porch. The kitchen is very well equipped, large and everytging was working well! All the necessary white machines are included and functional. Great location. We had initially continuous communication with homeaway, which were never resolved, unfortunately, but the owner was flexible to resolve it.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Chalet Annabelle

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful chalet in a very scenic part of France. The chalet had everything we needed and more for a party of 11 people including adults and teenagers. It was very well equipped and clean. The views are amazing!

Jude, who greeted us, was extremely friendly and helpful and was always available during the week for advice.

The area has much to offer but the best things for us were the cable car to the Aiguille du Midi, the little red train, the open air pool at Chamonix is a must, lac du Passy (11 miles west), Chamonix itself is beautiful and a short bus ride away. We only had a week and there was much more to explore. There was a little farmer's market on Wednesday afternoon/evening a little way down the hill from the chalet which was charming. There is a Super U supermarket very nearby at the bottom of the hill.

This is one of the best regions we have been to in France and certainly one of the best, if not the best accommodation we have stayed in. I would highly recommend it.

Thank you Jude and Mike for your great communication and providing us with a lovely holiday experience.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words, we are so pleased you enjoyed the region and the Chalet, we do hope you can return with the family for another break sometime. Thanks again for taking the time we really appreciate your review. Jude & Mike
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Great place and people. everything was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic chalet and services. Thanks to Mike and Jude!

Stefano and Family

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Stefano family for taking the time to review, and for leaving the Chalet in great order, you are welcome here anytime. Jude & Mike
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A beautiful and stylish chalet with amazing views

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Chalet Annabelle! We arrived in the rain but the kids got stuck into the WI and the next day the sun came out and stayed for the next seven days! Fabulous! Waking up the next day to the most beautiful Mont Blanc views was just lovely and from then on our holiday was made.

The bedrooms are immaculately presented and Jude made us feel more than welcome with a fully stocked kitchen and bbq to use... But the best ting was the hot tub that we loved- the views of the mountains was beautiful.

I would thoroughly recommend chalet Annabelle- thank you Jude!!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to review us, we really appreciate it. So pleased you enjoyed the chalet and had a great family holiday. Hope we can help again soon. Kind Regards Jude & Mike
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Super endroit

  • 5 of 5

Malgré une météo capricieuse, nous avons adoré notre séjour. C'est en grande partie grâce à ce cocon aménagé par Jokke. Le chalet est à 10 min en voiture du Prarion et à 5 min des commerces. Jokke est adorable et fait tout pour que le séjour se passe à merveille.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Julien. Thanks you so much for your kind words! It was a pleasure to host you, your lovely family and friends :) I'm sorry the weather was a bit shitty this time, but hopefully I see you again sometime in the future! I hope your journey back was great and I wish you happy rest of the winter! All the best, Jokke Sommer
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Propreté et bien équipé

  • 4 of 5

Nous avons passé de belles vacances grâce à un propriétaire sympathique.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1.5 Kilometres
Les Houches
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Chamonix Valley
Car: recommended

Chamonix town centre is just a few minutes drive away, the village of Les Houches is walkable and the nearest super market just x1 minute in the car. Away from the main dual carriage way, on a no through road.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

All the rates quoted are for the whole Chalet on a self catered basis. A catered service is offered, please enquire for pricing & terms.

Arrival/Departure days are generally Saturday although we do offer flexibility for short stays - please enquire.

On arrival we ask for a security deposit via bank card or credit card €1000, which is fully refundable within 48 hours of departure subject to the Chalet being left in good order.

For Self Catered guests a security deposit is necessary on arrival, via credit card. The amount will be advised at time of booking.

For all self catered guests we take a €750 security deposit (by way of credit card) upon arrival which is fully refundable within 48 hours of departure subject to the Chalet being left in good order.

The owners use the garage for storage and part of the lower ground floor as office space. They have a separate private driveway and entrance, office hours are displayed on the premises.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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