Posted on 02 November 2012
Parts of the French Alps have seen significantly early snowfalls with some ski resorts having already opened for the season, and time is running out to buy a property before Christmas. In Chātel, Flaine, La Rosičre and Les Carroz French developer MGM is finishing the final few apartments, all of which are due to be completed before Christmas and will be ready for occupation during this ski season.
The developer has already sold the majority of apartments off plan, but still has a few for sale in each location, with prices ranging from €190,000 to €450,000 depending on their size and the resort. The sales of these apartments can be completed in as little as six weeks, and properties in Chātel, Flaine, La Rosičre are part of a residence de tourisme, giving owners to use of facilities that include a gym, indoor pool, sauna, steam rooms and a Jacuzzi. There is also a spa offering various treatments and massages to soothe aching limbs after a day on the slopes.
The residences in Les Chātel are located on the French Swiss border and offer year round holiday accommodation as more people are demanding property that can be used for the full 12 months. The resort is close to the world’s largest international linked ski area, the Portes du Soleil, and is just a 90 minute drive from Geneva airport.
The apartments for sale at Flaine are part of an eco-friendly development and include numerous energy-saving features. This development is just one hour’s drive from Geneva airport, or can be reached by driving six hours from Calais and is in an area that is popular year round. The apartments at La Rosičre are at a resort with an altitude of 1850 m, and have access to 150 km of pistes. The resort is easily reached by a 50 min bus ride from Bourg St Maurice which is on the Eurostar route from London’s St Pancras station.