€1,250,000 Ski Chalet Chatel

Nicholas Jones
Super 8 Bedroom Ski Chalet - Successful Catered Chalet Business or Substantial Mountain Home - Close to Village Centre, Ski Lifts & Slopes - Chatel - Portes du Soleil
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Ski Area
Portes du Soleil  
Ski Resort
Price / Ref
€1,250,000 / 71631NJO74  
agency fees to be paid by the seller
Beds / Bath
8 /   6  
Land M2 / Hab M2
1000 /   237  

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Property Description

A unique opportunity to purchase a large, tastefully renovated and well maintained ski chalet situated in a quiet yet convenient location very close to the center of Chatel, the local ski lifts and access to the vast slopes of the massive Portes du Soleil ski domain. Currently operated as one of Chatel's leading catered chalets, this property offers the purchaser a ready made and significant business opportunity or alternatively a wonderful family home in the mountains. The 8 bedroom chalet includes a separate 3 bedroom apartment on the lower ground floor, which offers owner accommodation if the chalet is run as a business or the potential for separate rented accommodation if not.

Built in 1985 and recently renovated to a very high standard, the chalet is located in a quiet and secluded location yet is just 500 metres from the centre of the village of Chatel. The 237 sq m 3 floor property, accessed via driveway and surrounded by a large wooded and grassed garden of 1,000 sq m incorporates the following key features:

8 Bedrooms

6 Bathrooms

3 bed self contained apartment

Ski and boot room

Hot tub on garden level terrace

Extensive additional terracing and balconies

Large open fireplace in living room

Separate garage and workshop


Ground floor 

Dual entrances (separately to Ski room and Hall)

Ski & boot room


Large, light living room with open fire with access onto terrace

Bedroom 1 with dressing room, en-suite shower room and WC

Utility room


First floor

Bedroom 2 with en-suite shower room

Bedroom 3 with en-suite shower room

Bedroom 4 with balcony access

Bedroom 5


Separate WC


Lower Ground Floor

Self contained apartment with separate private entrance

Internal and close-able internal staircase

Open plan kitchen and living room

Bedroom 6 - master with en-suite bathroom

Bedroom 7

Bedroom 8


Separate WC

Laundry room

Large Terrace with Jacuzzi


Chatel is an absolute gem – a charming alpine village located at the head of the stunning Abondance valley. A wonderful destination to ski, it remains a farming community throughout the year and the least discovered of all the major Portes du Soleil ski resorts. The village offers a range of shops, bars and restaurants for all. The sports facilities are second to none with a sports complex including gym, spa and pool, with other activities available including outdoor ice rink, indoor and outdoor tennis and much more besides. Geneva and its airport are just 75 minutes away by car.

The Portes de Soleil is the largest interconnected ski area in the world, offering 650 km of ski runs for all levels located across the border between France and Switzerland. This vast mountain paradise incorporates the major ski resorts of Chatel, Morzine, Avoriaz, Les Gets (all in France) and Champery, Morgins, Torgon and Les Crosets (all in Switzerland) among a host of other smaller villages that are connected to and / or included within the Portes du Soleil lift pass. In summer you can take advantage of the huge range of activities in the area: walking, cycling, rafting, mountain biking with 250 km of marked trails across the Portes du Soleil, climbing, and down on Lac Leman (Lake Geneva), sailing, swimming and water skiing.

Portes du Soleil Ski Area

600 km of skiing in 2 countries making the Portes du Soleil the biggest international ski area in the world.

Here skiing is a journey, with different panoramas and routes to look forward to every day, and each of our 12 village resorts offering a charm of their own.

The resorts are amongst the most well known, including Morzine, Avoriaz, Les Gets, Abondance, Chatel and St Jean DAulps to name but a few.

They also offer excellent opportunities for downhill mountain bikers outside the winter months.

As a popular holiday destination in both summer and winter, these resorts offer investment potential. So whether you are looking for a quiet and peaceful family resort (Chatel or St Jean D'Aulps for example) or something a little more lively (Morzine) the Portes du Soleil has it all.

Within easy distance of the International Airport at Geneva plus close to Lake Geneva, this ski area is the perfect destination.

Chatel Ski Resort

Châtel is a lively village with perfectly preserved mountain architecture, skiing in the vast unspoiled spaces of the Portes du Soleil, with little side routes here and there that you can follow on foot, on snowshoes or on skis.


The countryside is as magnificent as the old chalets in the valley. You can be in France in the morning and in Switzerland in the afternoon, with the Dents du Midi and Mont Blanc in your sights.


From Châtel, you can enjoy the incredible skiing of the Portes du Soleil, the largest cross-border ski area in the world. On skis, on a snowboard, on foot, on cross-county skis and on snowshoes, there's fun for everyone. Châtel is in the heart of the Franco-Swiss ski domain called the Portes du Soleil. The ski domain has 48 ski slopes: 5 black, 16 red, 16 blue and 11 green with a total length of 90 km and 45 ski-lifts.


Facing full south in the Super-Châtel / Barbossine area, you will discover the snow park and area specially laid out for beginners.


It is also very convenient to reach being just an hour and a half away from the international airport at Geneva.

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