February 23, 2020

Why buy a ski property in Alpe d’ Huez?

Are you looking to invest in a ski property in the French Alps? If so, consider Alpe d’ Huez as this resort has much to offer. It’s suitable for families and groups of friends and the vibe can be laid back or lively, the choice is yours. The terrain is ideal for all levels of skiers, from beginners to intermediates and advanced. It sits at an altitude of 1,860 metres with its highest summit at 3,300 metres. A new ski lift will connect the resort to Les Deux Alpes in just 18 minutes, which will make Alpe d’ Huez, the third largest ski domain in the French Alps. If you are looking for a sound investment, you really need to take a close look at this ski resort.
This lovely ski resort is a mountain pasture and is located in the central French Alps. It sits in the Huez commune in the Rhône – Alpes and is just 63 km (an hours transfer) from Grenoble Airport where international flights land. It’s part of the Grandes Rousses Massif and has access to over 10,000 hectares and 250km of linked pistes. Incredible views of Pic Blanc, Mont Cervin and Mont Blanc can be seen and admired from this location.
This great ski resort is open year round with the summer months being just as busy as the winter ones. One advantage is the 300 days of sunshine per year in Alpe d’ Huez and not every French ski resort can boast that. It’s also known as “L’ile au Soleil” which means “Island of the sun” – which sums up this delightful resort. Winter activities include, skiing, snow parks, climbing wall, bobsleigh, ice driving and skating. When it’s time to relax you can use the outside heated swimming pool or visit the cinema. There is the International Festival of Comedy Film of Alpe d Huez in January and concerts are held in both winter and summer months.
During the summer it’s well known for its uphill bike courses and the Tour de France passes through. You can skydive, try your hand at paragliding or take a helicopter tour and take in those breathtaking views. Walking trails are popular and of course you can enjoy a relaxed bike ride. Add the various cafes, bars and eateries providing lots of entertainment you’re on to a winner with this resort. If you want a lively night out, head to the centre of town where you can throw some moves on the dance floor at a nightclub or live music venue.
Ski-in ski-out property for sale in Alpe d Huez, starts from two – five bedroom apartments with spacious and well planned interiors. They have extensive panoramic views of the mountains and surrounding area. The town centre with its amenities is a 10 minute walk away and the nearest ski lift and slopes, a mere 5 minute walk. They have a balcony or terrace, a garage for parking, a cellar, a ski locker, concierge service and a communal fitness area. Prices start from just 607,000 euros.
Two bedroom apartments, from 78 square metres including balcony
Three bedroom apartments, from 119 square metres including balcony
Four bedroom apartments, from 146 square metres including balcony
Five bedroom apartments, from 215 square metres, including balcony
These new build apartments offer superb value for money in one of the most sought after ski resorts in the French Alps. It’s a great buy for a place for yourself or, it makes an excellent investment choice.
Take this opportunity and don’t miss out on these wonderful apartments for sale in Alpe d’ Huez, French Alps.