Not only is Flims Waldhaus one of the top ski resorts in Switzerland it is also one of the best locations to buy a ski property. Although Flims is a fabulous ski resort is doesn’t have the “glitzy” rich tag attached to it which means it doesn’t have inflated property prices either. Nevertheless that doesn’t mean this resort is any less outstanding!
When we think about Switzerland it conjures up picturesque views, clean fresh air and crisp snow it is the place we first think about when deciding where to visit in the ski season and Flims Waldhaus is the first choice for many who know of this gem of a resort. Flims, Laax and Falera are linked and combined they make up one of the largest ski regions in Switzerland giving access to 220km of pistes which cover a staggering 100sq km and boasting in excess of 230km of mountain bike trails and 250km of hiking trails. Ideal for families and intermediate skiers especially, there are black runs however, they are not very demanding; but, there is plenty of off-piste amongst the forest areas for the more advanced skier. Snowboarders prefer this area as the snow parks are considered world class and it is home to one of the biggest half pipes in Europe.
Snow assured gleaming slopes await you for plenty of winter fun in this mountain resort and its not just skiing and snowboarding you can enjoy, there is cross-country skiing, downhill skiing and sledging there are also figure skating camps run by international skaters. However we mustn’t forget that this resort is open in the summer too and offers tennis, badminton and golf as well as themed walking trails, mountain meadows, swimming and moorland lakes. Property for sale in Flims, Switzerland primarily gives you access to a year round resort and this is why it appeals to the holiday home buyer and the investor who are looking for a solid investment with an excellent rental yield.
Flims is ideally located 1.5 hours from Zurich and 2.5 hours from Milan. International flights are frequent to Zurich meaning you can take advantage of your holiday home with plenty of holidays and weekend breaks with just a 90 minute transfer. Beautiful Flims has retained its natural Alpine charm and the resort still has a village atmosphere about it. Ski property is in high demand in this prime location with a superb range of luxury apartments and chalets offering the very best panoramic views across the Graubünden area. Delightful Swiss chalets line the main streets and new residences blend into the backdrop nicely. Flims is perfectly located to travel to other ski resorts, the upmarket and pricey resort of Klosters is just one hour away by car and here you may just bump in to a Prince or two! Davos is 70 minutes away and glitzy St Moritz where you can party with the rich and famous is 1.5 hours.
Shops include the usual array of ski equipment and clothing plus butchers, bakers, (not candlestick makers) cheese and dairy markets to grocery shops. Après ski you will be spoilt for choice in the variation in restaurants from cafes to fine dining; there is gourmet cuisine, bison steaks to mountain traditional hearty foods and there is an array of Italian, Asian, Chinese and Mediterranean delights. If you’re looking to relax, cuddle up next to a roaring fire in a cosy and comfortable bar or the trendy bars can be upbeat and sometimes have live music for your enjoyment.
Is Flims a top ski resort in Switzerland? Its one of the best!