Category Archives: Chatel

Chatel Ski Resort in France: Skiing and Snowboard Heaven

Chatel ski resort in the Haute-Savoie area of the southern-eastern Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes deserves recognition and respect as one of the top ski resorts in France. This scenic Northern French Alps position on the French/Swiss border leads to excellent skiing opportunities. Chatel keeps traditional alpine vibes, in contrast to other Alpine ski...

Posted on 12 May 2021

The Chatel Property Market and Why It Stands Out

When it comes to ski real estate, the Chatel property market stands out and for many good reasons. Attracting both investors and traditional home buyers, this area is maintaining a stronghold on the list of desirable places to buy in France. Offering a vast selection of ski apartments and chalets,...

Posted on 03 March 2020

Portes du Soleil Property and Investing in the French Alps

To invest in Portes du Soleil property is to tap into one of France’s prime real estate areas. Portes du Soleil, a sizeable ski area in the Swiss and French Alps, comprises 12 villages between Mont Blanc and the southern shores of Lake Geneva in the Haute Savoie region. Four...

Posted on 07 October 2019

The 2014-15 ski season approaches – so what’s new in the Alps?

Tignes-le-Lac has grabbed the headlines by being named France's most improved resort in the new edition of guidebook Where to Ski and Snowboard (WTSS), which has marked its 20th birthday by commending resorts for improving over the last two decades. WTSS noted that Tignes-le-Lac was “seriously inhospitable” 20 years ago...

Posted on 24 September 2014

It’s not just skis homeowners in Châtel use to descend the slopes!

Looking for a ski home somewhere that offers more exciting ways to descend the slopes than simply on skis or a snowboard? If so, Châtel in the Savoie region of the French Alps could be ideal for you, thanks to the introduction there of a selection of exhilarating, slope-based activities....

Posted on 07 January 2014

Tempted by a more flexible form of leaseback ski home?

The growing popularity of year-round short breaks in the French Alps has prompted the region’s biggest developer to introduce greater flexibility in the way its leaseback apartments are let, in order to maximise rental income. Traditionally MGM has offered holiday home buyers, who also seek a guaranteed long-term investment, a...

Posted on 01 October 2013

Reaching your Alpine home from the East Midlands to get easier

British owners of property in the French and Swiss Alps will find it easier to get to their ski homes next season thanks to new flights to Geneva launching from Cambridge Airport. The new route will be operated by Darwin Airline, which is based at Geneva, kicking off on 2nd...

Posted on 22 May 2013