€525,000 Mountain village house Saint Martin de Belleville
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- Ski Area
- Three Valleys
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- Saint Martin de Belleville
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Charming village house in the heart of the scenic hamlet of Villarabout, less than 1 km from Saint Martin de Belleville- 3 Valleys
- In ski resort
- Open fireplace.
- Garage or covered parking.
- Open parking belonging to the property.
- Balcony, terrace or garden providing an area large enough for dining.
Laid out over 3 floors with 4 bedrooms, this charming village house of 145 sqm has true character and is nestled in an authentic, tranquil hamlet within close proximity of the sought-after ski village of Saint Martin de Belleville. Comprising an open plan living, kitchen and dining area, an office area, a laundry room, 4 bedrooms and 2 shower rooms and toilets, this property is spacious, and along with its excellent location would make for a fantastic home in the mountains to enjoy in both the winter and summer season.
As you enter the house on the ground floor you will find an entrance hall equipped with cupboards, a double bedroom, a laundry room, a shower room and separate WC, and access to a small garden at the back of the property. The first floor of the property is made up of the spacious, open plan living area, which features a fully equipped kitchen and dining area, and offers a cosy, alpine feel with its large fireplace. On the top floor of the house sits an office area, 3 more bedrooms- 2 of which are doubles and 1 twin, a shower room and a separate toilet. The property also benefits from a private garage, complete with an electric door. This village property which is situated in an enviable location in the heart of Villarabout has great potential for a future owner to add their own personal touch.
Less than 1 km away from Saint Martin de Belleville, a property in Villarabout offers you quick and easy access to restaurants, shops and links to the world’s largest ski area- the 3 Valleys, whilst still benefiting from a serene, picturesque setting in an authentic mountain hamlet. The village is also linked by a free ski bus service to the foot of the slopes. The beautiful Belleville Valley is full of life all year round, maintaining its Savoyard charm throughout the years. It offers a vast, popular ski area in the winter, and a huge array of activities in the summer such as hiking, cycling and mountain biking. It is home to a friendly, welcoming community, and with exciting events always happening such as the Tour de France passing through in July 2019, it’s the perfect place to make the most of all an alpine lifestyle has to offer. Just 2 hours from Geneva airport and approximately 1hr 15 to Chambery, it’s easily accessible too.
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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