€377,084 Ski Apartment Meribel
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- Ski Area
- Three Valleys
- Ski Resort
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agency fees to be paid by the seller
- Beds / Bath
- 1 / 1
- Hab M2
- In ski resort
- Spa / wellness area - full details in the property description.
- Open parking belonging to the property.
- Within 5 minutes walk to free ski bus.
- Walking distance to restaurant.
- Walking distance to bar.
- Private swimming pool.
This brand-new 1-bedroom apartment is in Meribel Centre, 450m walk from the Chaudanne ski lift hub and 100m from the high street. Sleeping 4 thanks to a sofa bed, the apartment is part of a new-build 5-star holiday residence and is sold subject to a leaseback agreement. There are apartments of this type ranging in size from 37.36-37.59m2 on floors 1-5 of chalet A, with prices from € 337 084 - € 366 250. The apartments face either north or south, with stunning mountain views across the valley in both directions, and balconies from 7.33-8.33m2.
• Entrance area
• Open-plan kitchen/living/dining room to seat 4
• Bathroom with bathtub
• Separate WC with sink
• Bedroom with twin beds
• Balcony with access from living area and bedroom
• Parking space
• Ski locker
With wooden fixtures and flooring to lend the contemporary décor a touch of traditional charm, this apartment is sold fully furnished, including kitchen appliances and outdoor furniture for the balcony. The property also includes a parking space in a private car park, a ski locker with boot drier, and, for the first 59 buyers, a cave. The building itself is a 5-star tourist residence and includes shops, a restaurant, bar, swimming pool, spa, and fitness centre as well as communal gardens. As part of a coproprietary agreement, the owner of this apartment will enjoy free access to the pool and fitness centre. There is also an in-house laundry service and a bus stop just in front of the residence with a dedicated service during the summer and winter seasons. The apartment is sold subject to a leaseback agreement, so there is a guaranteed rental income for 20 years.
The owner may choose between three different options to use their apartment during the seasons, and may have up to 28 days of usage inter-season, subject to only a cleaning charge. The residence is located on the edge of Meribel Centre, combining a more peaceful location with easy access by foot to all the amenities of the village, including bars, restaurants and shops. It is also less than 500m easy walk to the Chaudanne ski lift hub and the free resort bus stop.
Meribel is well known for its unsurpassed skiing opportunities: it is ideally placed on the doorstep of the Three Valleys, with fast links into the Courchevel and Val Thorens ski areas either side. It is a lively and multicultural resort all year around, even in the quieter summer months when people visit for the walking and cycling trails. Getting to Meribel is easy – there are frequent flights to several nearby airports including Chambery, Lyons, Geneva and Grenoble, plus Moutiers Eurostar and TGV terminal is just 20 minutes away.
Three Valleys Ski Area
A beautiful place all year with highly defined seasons and quiet and tranquil out of the ski season when the crowds have gone home, and then suddenly once again each winter the mountains of the Three Valleys come alive with people enjoying this vast ski area..... the largest linked skiing in the world.
The Three Valleys ski domain provides more than 600km of runs and probably the same again off-piste. In fact it should now be called the Four Valleys with the link into Orelle (Maurienne Valley) which can be accessed by ski from Val Thorens. This has also opened up some extraordinary off-piste runs. The Three Valleys provides direct links between the ski resorts of St Martin de Belleville, Les Menuires, Val Thorens, Méribel, Mottaret, La Tania, Brides les Bains and the four Courchevel resorts, la Praz, 1550, 1650 and the world famous 1850 – and now Orelle, in the fourth valley - all under one ski pass offering on-piste skiing from 1300m all the way up to 3200m. As these figures show the Three Valleys ski area offers huge altitude differences favouring long run skiing.
It has an ultra efficient, state of the art ski lift system, quality piste preparation and a dense artificial snow making system (1920 snow cannons) complementing the excellent natural snow cover. However, if you are not a fan of downhill skiing or like some variety during your stay then you can also roam the domain at your leisure on foot, hiking along the marked trails, or using the pedestrian ski lift passes. Many trails have been created especially to enjoy the increasingly popular snowshoeing sport and to discover the valleys from a new perspective: flora, wildlife, monuments, and spectacular scenery.There are also many cross-country skiing tracks that are prepared and maintained each day. These allow you to take in the breathtaking scenery and provide the opportunity to appreciate the beauty of the mountains away from the pistes.
An interesting and wonderful area all year round, there is much more here than the snow sports.
Meribel Ski Resort
Méribel is one of most popular resorts in Europe for English-speaking skiers along with Courchevel and Val d’Isere.
Meribel is the central valley of the largest ski domain in the world, Les 3 Vallées.
With 600 km of groomed pistes, 85% of which are above 1800 metres, 25 accessible summits, 174 modern lifts and over 2090 snow cannons covering 43% of the ski area the statistics are impressive as is the skiing. However Méribel is much more than the 5 month winter ski season and an extended stay in summer or during the colours of autumn are needed to appreciate this.
The initial development of the ski resort in the late 1930’s was a British and French partnership and this acceptance of English speakers continues to this day. Méribel is now a much more diverse international community with a large percentage of residents or visitors speaking English as their main or second language.
The main village of Méribel is built on the eastern side of the valley between 1450 and 1700 metres and because of this it is surrounded by forests or grass & timbered slopes. The strict architectural codes of alpine sloping rooflines, timber and stone cladding compliments this setting and makes it one of, if not the most, attractive of all the large high altitude French ski resorts.
The other major “resort villages” are Méribel Mottaret (1750 m), Méribel Village (1400 m), Les Allues (1100m) and the spa town of Brides-Les-Bains (600 m) at the very bottom of the valley. There are many smaller villages or hamlets so the range of property covers all tastes from barn conversions & village houses through to ski apartments and super luxury ski in ski out chalets with private swimming pools. As well as the normal range of hotels, bars, restaurants & shops Méribel boasts a range of facilities and activities.
The Méribel Olympic Centre is home to a full size ice rink, indoor climbing wall, 25 metres indoor heated pool and water slide, conference centre, gymnasium and wellness centre of spa, steamrooms, etc.
There is a spectacular 18 hole Golf Course at 1700 metres and a huge range of other outdoor activities such as tennis, hiking, mountain biking, road cycling, paragliding, fishing, etc which are enjoyed in the warmer months. Méribel property is generally more expensive than other French resorts but not yet at the dizzy heights of Courchevel 1850 with perhaps the exception of a few of the most prestigious pockets.
As Méribel continues to become ever more popular with the big spenders of the world the strong capital growth experienced over many many years is likely to continue.
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