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Investing in Exceptional Destinations in the Heart of the Alps

Posted by FindHomeAbroad on March 10, 2023

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If you’re looking for a new adventure and an excellent investment opportunity, consider investing in one of our exceptional destinations in the heart of the Alps. From renowned ski resorts to family-friendly villages, there are plenty of options to choose from.

Skiing and More in La Plagne

La Plagne is a well-known destination for winter sports, but it’s also a charming village with many authentic hamlets and neighbourhoods. Located in the heart of the Paradiski area, the second-largest ski area in the world, it is connected to the resorts of Les Arcs and Peisey-Vallandry. You’ll fall in love with the typical Savoyard architecture and the incredible skiing opportunities.

Authenticity and Family Fun in Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

Saint-Martin-de-Belleville is a quiet and authentic village, located in the heart of the 3 Vallées ski area. From here, you can access the resorts of Les Menuires, Courchevel, Méribel, and Val Thorens. The village is perfect for families who want to experience the beauty and tranquillity of the Alps.

Alpe d’Huez: A Sun-Drenched Destination for All Seasons

The sunny resort of Alpe d’Huez is located in Isère, just one hour from Grenoble. It’s a family-friendly resort that is also renowned for its exceptional skiing and breathtaking views. With its vast range of activities, Alpe d’Huez is an ideal destination for both summer and winter vacations.

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Alpe d’Huez

Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe: An Alpine Haven

Located a few kilometres from the prestigious resort of Megève, Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe is nestled between Mont-Blanc, Beaufortain, and Aravis. It’s the birthplace of the Val d’Arly and an ideal destination for winter sports enthusiasts who want to experience the vast Espace Diamant area.

New Ski Property Developments in Exceptional Alpine Destinations

Whether you’re looking for an investment property or a new home, our new developments in these popular Alpine destinations have everything you need.

Le Bellecôte in Plagne Bellecôte

Le Bellecôte offers a brand-new living environment on the slopes of Plagne Bellecôte. The developer has undertaken a major renovation project, the largest residential rehabilitation ever carried out in Europe. The ski-in/ski-out residence offers luxury apartments ranging from two to five rooms, with spacious living areas, fully equipped kitchens, and large en-suite bedrooms. Every detail has been carefully considered by a renowned interior architect to ensure that future owners and residents feel at home in a warm and friendly environment.

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Le Bellecote

Chalets Caroline in Saint-Martin-de-Belleville

The Chalets Caroline project consists of five chalets and four apartments in the heart of Saint-Martin-de-Belleville, just steps from the church. The architecture blends perfectly with the traditional buildings of the village, and each unit has south-west facing balconies and terraces with stunning views of the valley. Covered parking spaces and a ski room are also included.

L’Échappée in Alpe d’Huez

Nestled in a quiet and natural environment in the heart of the Oisans massif, L’Échappée is a new development featuring 58 apartments ranging from one to three bedrooms. The modern architecture and use of high-quality materials create a warm and contemporary atmosphere. The south-facing terraces offer exceptional views of the surrounding mountains.


Les Chalets Kiora in Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe

Located in the heart of the Espace Diamant, Les Chalets Kiora is a new development featuring four buildings and a large individual chalet in Notre-Dame-de-Bellecombe. Just 10 minutes from Les Saisies and 25 minutes from Megève, this development offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and direct access to the slopes. The innovative design and architecture seamlessly blend with the Alpine spirit of the area.

Why Invest in These Exceptional Destinations?

Investing in one of these exceptional ski properties offers a unique opportunity to enjoy the beauty and tranquillity of the French Alps while also making a sound financial investment. These ski areas have a strong tourism industry, which means that rental income is almost guaranteed. Additionally, property values in these popular destinations tend to appreciate over time, making them a safe and profitable investment.


  1. How much do properties in these destinations typically cost?

    • Property prices vary depending on the location and size of the property, but apartments generally range from €400,000 to €1.5 million and chalets start from 1.2M€.
  2. Can non-residents buy a ski property in the French Alps?

    • Yes, non-residents can buy a ski property in France without any restrictions, most of these properties are freehold.
  3. What are the rental opportunities like in these destinations?

    • Rental opportunities are very good in the French Alps, especially during the winter ski season but not only as the summer and rest of year attracts a lot of demand. It’s possible to earn a significant rental income from a ski property in one of these areas but clients buying a ski property do it primarily for the lifestyle.
  4. Are there property management companies available to help manage my investment?

    • Yes, there are many property management companies in these areas that can help manage your investment and ensure that your property is well-maintained and rented out when you’re not using it. They also allow you to claim the VAT on the property price if you offer hotel-like services. Contact us for more info.

Investing in one of these exceptional destinations in the heart of the Alps offers a unique opportunity to enjoy the beauty and tranquillity of the mountains while also making a sound financial investment. With strong rental opportunities and the potential for appreciation in property values, these ski areas are a smart choice for any investor. Explore our new developments and find your dream property today.

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