€130,000 Ski Apartment Saint Martin de Belleville
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Fantastic 2 bedroom vaulted apartment, nestled in the charming village of Villarenger, just 4km from the ski resort village of St Martin de Belleville - Three Valleys
- 5 minutes drive to ski resort
- Mountain views.
This cosy, 2 bedroom apartment of 57 square metres, situated in the beautiful village of Villarenger in the Belleville valley, offers the best of both worlds. Within just 4km of St Martin de Belleville, the stunning village that is linked into the extensive 3 Valleys ski area, you have fantastic access to the skiing, but also a tranquil and picturesque place to come home to. It comprises 1 double bedroom with a shower and sink, one single bedroom, a shower room, separate toilet and an open plan kitchen, living and dining area.
As you enter the apartment you have a good-sized open plan living area, with a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area, and a lounge area. The whole space has a cosy, intimate feel thanks to the alpine wood and the authentic fireplace, perfect for relaxing in front of in the winter months. The first bedroom is a double, and benefits from a convenient storage solution to make good use of the space, with an integrated cupboard unit around the bed, and its own shower and sink. The second is a good-sized single bedroom. You also have a shower room, and separate toilet.
Villarenger is a beautifully authentic French village, with a growing international community, making it a very friendly and welcoming place to live. It offers a great ski base in the winter with its proximity to the St Martin lifts taking you to the largest ski area in the world- The 3 Valleys, and the perfect place to enjoy the warm summer months with access to some of the valley’s best nature walks. The Belleville valley in which the village sits is the perfect all-year round destination, offering a huge variety of both summer and winter activities. With its fantastic location, this apartment would be the perfect property for making the most of what this valley has to offer throughout all of the seasons.
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.
Saint Martin de Belleville Ski Resort
Based at 1400m and directly linked into the vast Three Valleys network by an 8 person gondola, St Martin de Belleville offers unlimited, world-class skiing.
The village is picture perfect, unspoiled and authentic making St Martin de Belleville the perfect ski resort if you are looking for a taste of authentic France combined with state of the art skiing. Clusters of traditional chalets and original Savoyard farmhouses are dominated by the close mountains with chamois and wild boars roaming free in the surrounding forests. St Martin was voted a “Top Ten Picture Postcard resort” for its pretty, traditional architecture and stunning Alpine scenery, it’s interesting to note that the commune have had the foresight to bury all the electric and phone cabling which means that not only does it have a clean uncluttered look, but you are unlikely to lose power when the snow hits!
As an added bonus Val Thorens, officially the highest resort in Europe is situated at the top of the valley offering great skiing from mid-November to mid-May. St Martin also has some of the best and clearest runs in the Three Valleys; with skiing for all levels back down to the village and red run Jerusalem a firm favourite with many, and the confidence inspiring off-piste powder fields have to be experienced to be believed. In the height of summer during July and August the valley is host to walkers, nature lovers and adventure seekers who arrive to enjoy the traditional and less traditional mountain activities along with the colourful mountain meadows and beauty of the contrasting vibrant green against snow capped mountains.
It is also a near neighbour to the Vanoise Park, a protected area of outstanding natural beauty. St Martin de Belleville has a lower key nightlife than its glitzy neighbours. Having said that, the valley boasts two Michelin starred restaurants, one being situated three minutes from the village, the other in Val Thorens. St Martin itself has several friendly bars and restaurants which retain a mountain village atmosphere with prices to match. This ski resort seems ideal for ski and mountain lovers looking for an authentic atmosphere a little apart from the crowds, and out of season it still has life and enough year round residents to stop it feeling like a ghost town.
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