€267,500 Mountain village house Saint Martin de Belleville
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Welcoming 4 bedroom village house situated in the heart of a picturesque village only 4km from Saint Martin de Belleville ski lifts in the the 3 Valleys
- 5 minutes drive to ski resort
Charming village house of approximately 85sqm comprising of a spacious living area, kitchen, 4 bedrooms of which one is on an open mezzanine level, a bathroom with shower, a separate toilet and a pantry. The house has a convenient cellar situated below the property. This property used to be an old village barn which was completely renovated in 1997-1998 and had a large extension added to the east gable end. The house is located in the centre of Villarenger, a very quiet and sunny village in the Belleville Valley within only 4km from Saint Martin de Belleville and its ski lifts. The house is almost separated into 2 parts with the original house to the right spread over 3 floors and the extension to the left spread over 2 floors.
The entrance is on the ground floor of the property where you have a kitchen, a bathroom with shower, a separate toilet, a pantry and a spacious living area with a mezzanine on which there is a good sized double bedroom. As you ascend to the first floor you will find 2 bedrooms with storage in each room and on the top floor of the property under the eaves you will find a large bedroom which is currently fitted with several beds and converted as a dormitory. The property is sold unfurnished with plenty of scope to make it your own holiday or family home in the mountains.
The Belleville valley, in which Saint Martin de Belleville is situated, is made up of a collection of beautiful villages each with their own charm. There is a wide variety of restaurants, bars and shops available, as well as fantastic skiing and stunning scenery. The valley is truly a year-round destination, with an abundance of both winter and summer activities to be enjoyed, such as skiing, snow shoe walking, hiking, fishing, climbing or road/mountain biking. With its excellent facilities, and ideal location in a valley that can be enjoyed throughout all the seasons, this village property is an excellent investment in the mountains.
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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