With winter ski season nearing the end of its peak and spring just around the corner, the Home Hunts team went searching for the best high end chalets in the French Alps. Here are some of the top picks…
Properties in the French Alps offers genuine luxurious moments all year round to any homeowner or guest visiting them, be it during the winter ski season or during spring and summer where floral fauna begins to blossom and nature begins to show various colors and greenery that makes any visit or vacation in this sought-after region in France a truly delightful one.
From the valleys of Chamonix to the hills of Megève, here are some of the best chalets in the French Alps and we invite you to discover each one as you get to know more about each property’s characteristics and specifications plus the harmonious environment that surround each one.
Beautiful Chalet Marigold
At the top of the resort of Sainte Foy, just a hundred meters from the ski slopes stands this beautiful chalet (HH-9174545) built in 2001. This impeccable classic Tarentaise property dominates the village with impressive south and west facing views across the rooftops to the valley below. It offers a vast 450m2 of living space, spread out over 4 floors with full lift access.
Starting on the ground floor, there is a double garage, staff apartment, wine cellar, cave, and toilet for guests. On the first floor, an entrance hallway welcome all visitors, with the laundry room, office and 2 double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, located there as well.
On the second floor, there are 4 double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, a luxurious sauna and a boiler room and on the third floor, a large double height living room with access onto the south and west facing balconies is located, with an open plan kitchen and dining area, plus toilets for the guests.
Finally completing the hole property on the fourth floor, there are 2 double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms.
The chalet boasts an impressive turnover which we would be glad to disclose upon request, and is ideally suited for a large family or rental use. Priced at €2,600,000, this property is bound to be a great discovery for its future owners.
This splendid and authentic chalet (HH-11098517) seems like it was taken out of the pages of a fairytale book, with its charming structure surrounded by nature and different species of flowers on the valley in Chamonix. Offering 255 m2 of living space, its ground floor has an entrance leading off to a vast lounge with its exposed beams, dining room leading out to a terrace and a garden. There is an equipped kitchen, a bedroom with its dressing room, bathroom and a toilet.
The upper level of the property has a corner office, a bathroom and 2 more bedrooms, a master en-suite bedroom with access to a balcony. Finally, the basement contains the utility and a cellar space. The property has parking and a garage. With superb mountain views, it is priced at €2,200,000.
Unique and Grand Over the Hills
Overlooking the valley of Chamonix, this exceptional chalet (HH-11078177) is located in Les Houches Les Chavants, a few minutes of drive from the center of Chamonix. It is located on the heights 3-minute walk from the ski slopes. A skier can cross the road, put on his skis, do some off-piste and hit the slopes when snow conditions permit.
The chalet was built with modern technology and materials whilst still retaining the appeal of a classic mountain chalet. The chalet is suitable for large groups and family reunions where guests can share all the comforts, surrounded by the magnificent scenery of the Chamonix valley.
The property is on 3 levels. In the basement area is a large garage, laundry room and ample space to store ski equipment. This level also hosts a bedroom and home movie theatre. The entrance hall is on the ground floor and as you climb the stairs you reach the first floor, where is the main living area.
The living room and dining rooms are nicely decorated with cozy and warm wooden floors. A wood-burning stove creates a warm atmosphere for long winter evenings. This entire floor has access to a large wooden deck by sliding doors with an outdoor hot tub. The beautiful fully equipped kitchen opens onto the living room. This floor also accommodates a double bedroom with an en-suite shower room. The master bedroom has a high ceiling on the second floor and it has a double bed, sitting area, stunning views and an en-suite bathroom and shower room. On the same floor, two further double bedrooms are situated both having their own shower room.
An additional small chalet on 4 levels is situated on the property with a vast garden with a double garage. On this annex, the 1st and 2nd floor has an apartment with 1 bedroom, bathroom and living room kitchen. This small chalet of 50 m2 has recently been built in the strictest standards in terms of thermal insulation. Priced at €2,600,000.
Modern Luxury in Les Houches
This luxurious modern 350 m2 chalet (HH-11057922) is located in Les Houches and was renovated in 2012. On its top floor, there are 2 double bedrooms and 2 family suites, all with en-suite shower rooms.
On the ground floor, the entrance hall is located with a separate fully equipped semi-professional kitchen, guest toilets, vast open plan living space and dining area with open fireplace and a fifth bedroom.
The lower floor consists of a 6th bedroom plus a staff studio with kitchenette, wellness area including sauna and shower, guest toilets, cave and entrance hall incorporating the ski / boot room opening onto a large terrace with Jacuzzi.
The chalet also benefits from a 1-bed apartment with separate entrance and small garden plus a grand parking space for 4 cars. Priced at €1,440,000, we think that this is one of the best deals in the region for its location and its recent modern renovation.
A Precious Pearl in the Mont Blanc Valley
Hidden in the valley of Chamonix, this exceptional chalet (HH-10815582 ) enjoys magnificent views of the famous Mont Blanc, in a quiet area and close to the ski slopes.
This prestigious chalet was built in 2011, well equipped to a high standard. It has 6 bedrooms, with one suite with dressing room, bathroom and wood burner. It has a beautiful living room with fireplace, modern comforts, relaxing sauna, office, laundry, basement, and storage room for skis. There is also a large garage, several terraces and a jacuzzi. All this at a price of €3,280,000.
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