POA Ski Chalet Meribel
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- Ski Area
- Three Valleys
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- Price / Ref
agency fees to be paid by the seller
- Beds / Bath
- 6 / 4
- Land M2 / Hab M2
- 2089 / 368
- In ski resort
- Ski or lift direct from the door or within a few paces and ski back at the end of the day.
- Open fireplace.
- Spa / wellness area - full details in the property description.
- Mountain views.
- Garage or covered parking.
- Small lockable storage area where you can stash your skis and boards.
- Open parking belonging to the property.
- Golf course within 15 mins.
- Walking distance to restaurant.
- Balcony, terrace or garden providing an area large enough for dining.
- Private swimming pool.
This elegant and modern chalet nestled in one of Meribel’s peaceful hamlets combines traditional Savoyard aesthetics and a slice of alpine escape, whilst nurturing a comforting homely feel. Its location singles out the surroundings in all their natural beauty with the chalet’s south-facing balconies channelling in the best of sunlight. Recluse but by no means remote, the pistes are easily accessible with the help of your personal electric car harboured in the underground car park. And why not indulge in quiet off-piste ski access back to your door after a day sharing the mountain with the other punters.
Lower floor (wellness floor):
• Heated private swimming pool; bar area
• Large pebble-floored bathroom; 2 bed massage room; Hammam
• Entertainment/game room; gym; towel room; garage access
• Pool machine room; WC; laundry room; cave
• Shared entrance hall
• Large living/dining room with open -plan kitchen and fireplace
• South-facing terrace
• Stairs down to pool area
• 4 bedrooms (1 with twin beds, 2 with ensuite)
• South-facing balcony
• 2 bedrooms (one with twin beds)
• WC and bathroom
The chalet opens onto a welcoming courtyard planted with flowers and greenery, shared with the neighbouring properties. From the courtyard, the door opens into an entrance hall shared with the chalet next door. The inner front door opens into the spacious living and dining area to your right, stairs to first floor ahead and a toilet to your left. Turn into the living area with its large oak fireplace centrepiece, 3 tables (with chairs) and built in sofa nestled at the back (TV and coffee table). One round table sits by the open-plan kitchen with its breakfast bar, 2 other larger tables stretch through the living room behind the fireplace. A cosy sofa also sits by the fireplace beside the stairs down to the pool area.
Downstairs you will find an incredible private pool and well-being area, which includes gym, entertainment room, hammam, massage room and access to underground car park shared with the other chalets.
On the first floor, the landing branches out into 4 bedrooms: 2 to your left (one with twin beds) that share a toilet, one ahead with ensuite toilet and bathroom, and a master bedroom to your right with ensuite. This spacious room has a dressing area and access to the chalet next door. On the second floor, 2 more bedrooms (one with twin beds) share a toilet and bathroom.
The hamlet where this chalet is located is a haven of tranquillity, but this does not come at the cost of convenience: the centre of Meribel and all its amenities lie only a short drive away. Many of the neighbouring properties are rented out for some weeks of the year: the fantastic ski access and calm location guarantee great rental potential. 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 with life 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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