Built in local Savoyard stone and wood, this residence offers the most fabulous views of Mont Blanc. It comprises of 32 apartments above a small square in a superb location - very central but set in its own grounds and therefore enjoys peaceful surroundings. La Ginabelle apartments not only benefit from their location but also the nearby facilities - just outside the building there is a free bus stop to take you to all the ski areas as well as being a minute walk to the abundance of eating and drinking venues in the centre of Chamonix. It is ideally positioned for the ski lifts too - only 5 minutes walk to the Aiguille du Midi cable car, Les Planards and Le Savoy ski lifts and also to the Maison de la Montagne - the main ski school in Chamonix. The railway station is about 2 minute walk on foot. On the ground floor of the building there is a good Savoyard restaurant, an excellent bakery and friendly ski-shop. Across the square there is a launderette and a friendly English speaking brasserie/ cafe. Ginabelle2I is an extremely light and spacious apartment with fabulous views of the Brevent and across the centre. The kitchen is fully equipped with a full-size oven, four-ring halogen hob, extractor fan, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, microwave oven, washing machine and plenty of cupboard storage. The lounge has a comfortable 3 seater sofa bed and 2 arm chairs, an antique pine coffee table and ample seating around a large wooden dining table, plus a large flat screen TV and DVD player (with lots of DVDs to choose from). There is also a breakfast bar alongside the kitchen. Sliding patio doors take you out onto the balcony with furniture. All three bedrooms have twin beds that can be zipped together to form doubles. There are built in wardrobes, bed sides tables and lamps plus an en-suite bathroom in one bedroom. The family bathroom has a shower, full size bath, full size basin, plenty of cupboards and a heated towel rack and a WC. The en-suite bathroom has a shower, basin, storage and heated rail. There is a separate WC. The apartment has a free WIFI connection, and there is a private ski locker and secure parking in the basement of the building. Other apartments are available in the same building, making larger groups possible. It is a great place in which to be based to enjoy all that Chamonix has to offer.