€795,000 Ski Chalet Saint Martin de Belleville
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- Ski Area
- Three Valleys
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- Saint Martin de Belleville
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- Beds / Bath
- 3 / 2
- Land M2 / Hab M2
- 199 / 93
Fantastic 4-bedroom standalone chalet for sale in the village of St Martin de Belleville (3 Valleys)
- In ski resort
- Spa / wellness area - full details in the property description.
- Mountain views.
- Balcony, terrace or garden providing an area large enough for dining.
This chalet of 93 square metres, which is in excellent condition, sits in a great location within St Martin – arguably the prettiest village in the 3 Valleys – with views to the north and south, lots of outdoor space and even a hot tub on the terrace! With a capacity to sleep up to 12 people, the property has excellent rental potential, but also works well as a private chalet.
Entering on the ground floor, there is a spacious entrance hall with ample storage for boots, apparel etc. Off this hall there is the ground floor den/games room – perfect for children, including space to sleep 4; the utility room and central heating systems; and a bathroom with large Italian-style shower and WC.
The middle floor of the chalet houses the living space: living room, dining area and sunny kitchen, plus the fireplace and access to the outdoor areas: to the front (north) of the building, this is a balcony with some great views; to the back (south) this gives access to the spacious decked terrace, the sun (and snow!) trap garden and the hot tub around the corner on the deck. Because of the sizeable plot that the chalet is built upon, there is a real sense of space out in this garden.
The top floor of the property contains 3 double bedrooms which all have some storage capacity (one has additional bunk beds in addition to the double) plus the bathroom and separate WC. There are balconies off the rooms on this floor to both the north and the south as well.
Saint Martin de Belleville and the Belleville Valley in which it sits is an excellent place to enjoy everything an alpine lifestyle has to offer, with a lively summer season offering an array of activities, sports and events such as the passing through of the Tour de France in July 2019. It has a friendly community of year-round residents and is a great place to own a mountain property.
The closest airports are Geneva (185km/2.5 hours), Lyon (181km/2.5 hours) and Grenoble (177km/just over 2 hours) and there is a Eurostar terminal in Moutiers, which is 20km away (around 30 minutes in the car).
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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