€425,000 Ski Chalet Les Saisies
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For sale in Les Saisies: attractive 3-bedroom half-chalet with terrace, garden & garage. Peaceful location just 500 metres from the pistes of the Espace Diamant.
- In ski resort
- Mountain views.
- Garage or covered parking.
- Open parking belonging to the property.
- Balcony, terrace or garden providing an area large enough for dining.
This charming and well-designed half-chalet offers 77m2 of living space (61m2 with a ceiling height above 1.8m and a further 16m2 under the eaves). The centrepiece of the chalet is the bright, open-plan living/dining area that opens on to the south-facing terrace with access to the peaceful garden to the side and rear of the building. With three well-proportioned bedrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, a large garage and plenty of storage space, the chalet is perfect for holidays and longer stays with family and friends. The centre of Les Saisies is just 1km away and the closest ski-lift is only 500m from the front door. Altogether, this is a great opportunity to purchase your home in one of the French Alps' most dynamic and up-and-coming ski resorts. The chalet comprises three floors with a total surface area of 154m2.
- Garage (36m2), storage cave (7m2) and boiler room (5m2)
- Open-plan living/dining area (26m2) with fitted kitchen, log-burner and sliding glass doors to south-facing terrace (15m2) and garden
- One double bedroom (7m2)
- One independent WC
- One double bedroom (6m2) with glass doors on to south-facing balcony (9m2)
- A second single bedroom (5m2)
- One bathroom with WC
The plot is shared with the other half of the chalet. The garden is a flat, grassy area that extends to the east and north of the chalet. The total size of the plot is 854m2.
The property is part of a small development of chalets roughly 1km to the south of the centre of Les Saisies. The development is in a quiet and peaceful location, surrounded by trees and meadows. The nearest ski-lift is only 500m from the chalet and the development is served by the efficient skibus route.
Sitting at an altitude of 1,650m, at the top of the Espace Diamant ski area that also includes the villages of Praz-sur-Arly, Flumet, Notre Dame de Bellecombe and Crest-Voland, Les Saisies is one of the most sought-after resorts in the French Alps and has all the ingredients for the perfect family ski holiday, with reliable snow cover, great views, a modern lift system and a wide range of pistes to suit skiers of all levels. The resort is also renowned for cross-country skiing, and hosted this event as part of the 1992 Winter Olympics. In summer, the lush pastureland surrounding the resort offers plenty of opportunity for hiking and the area has a growing reputation for mountain biking and road cycling, with the Tour de France passing through on numerous occasions in recent years. The resort itself has a great selection of friendly restaurants and is within easy reach of Geneva, Chambéry and Lyon Airports. Beaufort 16km, Megève 24km, Albertville (nearest train station) 29km, Chamonix 56km, Annecy 58km, Chambéry Airport 90km, Geneva Airport 105km, Lyon Airport 166km
Espace Diamant Ski Area
This newly completed ski area is a hit. It brings together some of the prettiest ski resorts in the Alps, and when you’re floating around on the super light snow found in the area there is one word that sums up the experience of skiing this domain – scenery – it’s really pretty, it’s really stunning.
For much of the skiing you are under the watchful eye of Mont Blanc the highest peak in Western Europe, which provides a sensational backdrop to any activity. The snow record for this area is exemplary and opens from mid Dec to late April in spite of being a relatively low area; they call it the Mont Blanc effect. Snow seems to fall here when surrounding resorts are not being so lucky and many a time I’ve been over to find fresh thigh deep powder when all around are praying for snow.
It is made up of five resorts; Crest Voland Cohennoz, Flumet, Hautluce, Notre-dame de Bellecombe, Praz sur Arly and Les Saisies and most of these resorts have their own satellite villages and resorts such as Bisanne 1500 which, whilst it has its own lifts, is classified as part of Les Saisies.
The Espace Diamant has 185kms of marked piste; 31 green runs, 59 blues, 47 red and 11 black, so something for everyone and in addition 4 bordercross trails and 3 snowparks add to the ensemble. Because of the newness of the area the lift system is good and efficient.
This whole area is extremely good for families; it is not for the full on party animals but there is a pleasant vibe in these resorts. In the summer the place is absolutely stunning; incredible vistas and flower meadows take the breath away and it is a great place for all types of mountain adventures whether of the gourmet, relaxing kind or full on adrenalin kind!
Les Saisies Ski Resort
Les Saisies is a stunning ski resort sitting at 1650m in an ideal location between two magnificent areas of Savoie. Lying between two valleys, the Beaufortain and the Val d'Arly, les Saisies is a ski area with breathtaking panoramic views of Mont Blanc which will catch your eye at every turn.
It is also well located from a travel point of view just 30 km from Albertville and about 1hr30 from Geneva airport. In winter, Les Saisies has one of the best snowfall and sunshine records in the Alps. In addition it is part of the Espace Diamant ski area which covers 185 km of slopes and includes 5 resorts: Les Saisies, Crest Volant Cohennoz, Notre Dame de Bellecombe, Flumet and Praz sur Arly.
There is skiing for all and les Saisies is very suited to family skiing. There are lots of powder fields about, which once you get to know the resort, you can hunt out when new snow falls. This is a very welcoming village with traditional wood and stone architecture that in the main blends well with the mountain scenery.
The village is lovely, in particular I like to stop at the boulangerie/patisserie as they really do know how to bake crowd pleasers – the myrtille and almond tarts are fabulous! The village and the resort is aimed at the family skiers and young groups that come to enjoy their skiing, like to socialise but aren’t needful of wild partying.
This resort is about skiing so the evenings are based around good meals, good conversation, having a few drinks then collapsing into bed ready to make the most of your ski day. Of course they have live music and there are bar that keep rocking until the early hours but overall that is not its focus.
There are extensive cross-country ski areas and a wide range of other activities (snowmobiling, paragliding, snowshoeing, torchlight descents, snowkarting, cinema, etc). I like this resort but it is not well known amongst the British which means prices are sensible and properties are more affordable and it has retained its authentic French feel.
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