€639,000 Mountain village house Chatel

Nicholas Jones
The Eagles Nest - Renovated farmhouse with land perched high above the Abondance Valley - Stunning Sunny Panoramic Views - Close to the shores of Lake Leman and Portes du Soleil Skiing
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Ski Area
Portes du Soleil  
Ski Resort
Price / Ref
€639,000 / P809NJF  
Beds / Bath
4 /   1  
Land M2 / Hab M2
30000 /   200  

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Property Description

Renovated traditional style farm house with over 3,000 sq m of land located in a secluded yet prominent position overlooking the Abondance Valley. Full of character and enjoying breathtaking views, this already significant 4 bedroom family home offers the potential to be absolutely outstanding. A great location to access both Lake Leman as well as the massive Portes du Soleil ski domain via Chatel and La Chapelle-d'Abondance. The property was fully renovated in 2004 to a very high standard (including double glazed windows throughout as well as additional critical insulation) and comprises:

Ground Floor

Principle entrance hall


Large fully equipped open kitchen with views across the valley

Large (43 sq m) open living room overlooking covered balcony with chimney and fire place

Garden Floor

4 bedrooms

Access to south facing balcony

Bathroom stone

Large family (TV / video games room)



Central heating and Hot Water

Boiler room (oil)


3 hectares of alpine pasture and woodland in a non-constructable zone

Double Garage

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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