Though some head to the French Alps purely for the quality of the skiing, it is possible to stay all year-round in order to take advantage of summertime and water sports, such as cycling, golfing, canoeing and whitewater rafting. Popular properties in the Alps include in-resort apartments and ski-in/ski-out chalets, with lots of opportunities whether you want to make it a permanent home, a getaway holiday house or a part-time rental property.
If you are looking to invest in a luxury property in France then why not consider these five luxury French Alps properties for sale.
Luxury Courchevel Chalet
Located close to the centre of Courchevel 1850, near the ski slopes, this 450 square metre chalet is nestled amongst pine trees and boasts mountain views. This home has multiple bedrooms, including two master bedrooms and a staff bedroom; six bathrooms; fireplaces in both the living room and dining area; and a lift. There’s also a ski room, gym, wine cellar, cinema room, and indoor swimming pool with an adjacent Jacuzzi. Outdoors, there’s a large terrace and a private garden.
Stunning Luxury Property in Les Bossons
Standing on lush, green landscaping, this vast property in Les Bossons has three houses, including a guest house, all of which have been designed using luxury materials. Just 10 minutes from the centre of Chamonix and 45 minutes from Geneva, the chalet and its accompanying outbuildings are in a completely private, safe location. After a day of skiing, unwind in the pool, Jacuzzi or sauna.
High end chalet located at the heart of Portes du Soleil
Morzine is known for its traditional chalets made of wood, stone and slate. This home, set in Morzine’s Avoriaz, is in a lively, world-class resort with modern ski facilities in the Portes du Soleil area. Designed by architect Jacques Labro, this high-end, south-facing chalet has numerous terraces and 10 rooms, including eight bedroom suites.
Elegant historic castle in the village of Vétraz-Monthoux
Centrally located in the village of Vétraz-Monthoux, this elegant castle was first constructed in the 11th century, with development and conservation continuing through the centuries. Seven bedrooms, five bathrooms and two reception rooms can be found across the four floors, along with a library, lounge, dining room, kitchen with pantry, and vaulted stone carnotzet. Though much of the interior décor and furnishings are modern, the castle retains its history through features like the fireplace that’s surmounted by a 1731 beam, as well as the stone structure that’s decorated with a coat of arms. Surrounding the estate is a park of approximately four hectares, with a swimming pool, farmhouse and landscaped garden. The property has a large meadow which can be converted into a golf course or horse trail. Offering views of the mountains as well as the countryside, this chateau is situated near some of the region’s most beautiful properties.
Luxury chalet with breathtaking views of Mont Blanc and Les Drus
Perfectly positioned in Chamonix with a view of Mont Blanc and Aiguille du Dru, this chalet has a master suite and four bedrooms; two bathrooms; a lounge; a panoramic office; and a large basement. There’s also an annexed double garage, a cellar and a swimming pool. For home buyers who are looking to renovate or add extra space, this property can be expanded. Chamonix is known for its premier shopping, offering everything from high fashion and jewelry to specialty foods and antiques.
HOMEHUNTS are luxury property specialists who are able to select beautiful, high-end, luxury French Alps property based on your specific search criteria. Whether you want to live in the middle of a buzzing town or in a more tranquil location, there is French Alps property to fit your needs. Use the search feature located above to browse our selection of luxury homes. You can also speak directly to one of our consultants by calling +33 (0)970 44 66 43.