Tag Archives: Ski Property

French Ski Area Diversifies to Become Year Round Tourist Destination

A ski area in the French Alps is considering diversifying in order to cope with climate change, and if it decides to go ahead will focus its attention on low-impact alpine activities. The current mayor of Biot, Henri-Victor Tournier, wants to clear away the cable towers from the 1,230 m...

Posted on 10 August 2012

French and Swiss Ski Resorts to Benefit from Better Gondolas

According to recent reports ski resorts in France and Switzerland are to benefit from the introduction of 10 seat gondolas. These large gondolas already exist in Kitzbuhel in Austria, and Plan de Corones in Italy, but are now due to be introduced in France and Switzerland by the end of...

Posted on 02 June 2012

Exchange Rate Encourages UK Buyers to Snap up French Ski Properties

The recent improvements in the exchange rate between sterling and the euro has prompted more interest by UK buyers in French ski properties. Apparently some agencies are seeing up to three times the number of sales achieved in the same period last year, and are receiving far more inquiries from...

Posted on 11 February 2012

Club Med To Build Luxury Ski Chalets for Property Investors

Club Med recently announced the launch of its first luxury apartment and chalets development in Valmorel in France. Valmorel is a ski resort that has access to 150 km of slopes during the winter, which are suitable for all ages and levels. It also benefits from being a year-round Alpine...

Posted on 28 January 2012

Switzerland Ski Property Could be Top Dog in 2012

The Eurozone sovereign debt crisis will be one of the defining stories of our generation, and certainly a defining story of 2011; the year when it went from being a major problem for Greece to being a major problem for the entire world. Now, as we head into 2012, it...

Posted on 07 January 2012

Swiss Buyers Pouring into French Alps Ski Property

Alpine-Property, an estate agent specialising in the French Alps has reported growing demand from Swiss buyers, lured by the strength of the Swiss Franc against the ailing Euro. "The buyers we speak to tell us that they can now get a lot more for their money by turning to resorts...

Posted on 12 November 2011

Spellbinding Alps Town Meribel Gets a Spell-Casting Resident

The magical Alps may have spellbinding beauty, but now they have a spell-casting beauty as well. According to new research by, 21 year old Emma Watson, who plays young witch Hermione in the incredibly successful Harry Potter movies (I'm a big fan), is the proud owner of a £1...

Posted on 20 September 2011

Swiss Buyers Flocking to Ski Property in Chamonix

Chamonix, home to Mont Blanc -- Europe's tallest mountain -- has long been a favourite with Swiss tourists and property buyers. The French ski resort, just an hour from the Swiss border is particularly attractive to Genevans, who have flocked to the resort for generations, despite having dozens of top...

Posted on 07 September 2011

French Ski Property Most Expensive in World Data Shows

The Mecca of skiing property is France, and it always has been. According to the latest release of the Knight Frank Prime International Residential Index France has the most expensive ski property in the world. With an average per square meter price of £24,050 per square metre, and some luxury...

Posted on 19 August 2011

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