€3,568,000 Saint Martin de Belleville
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- Ski Area
- Three Valleys
- Ski Resort
- Saint Martin de Belleville
- Price / Ref
- Beds / Bath
- 6 / 6
- Land M2 / Hab M2
- 311 / 264
- In ski resort
- Under 200m from the nearest ski lift
- Walking distance to ski shop.
- Walking distance to restaurant.
- Walking distance to bar.
Property DescriptionThe chalet can be constructed to three different levels of finish, either Premium, Deluxe or Prestige. For more information on the differences between the finishes and the pricing please do not hesitate to contact us. The façade of the property will boast a sophisticated blend of old ‘pierre’ stone and rustic, alpine-style wood- a contemporary take on the traditional, Savoyard chalet. Spanning 264 sqm, the chalet will be set over 4 floors. As you enter on the first floor, you will find storage for coats and shoes, a guest toilet, access to the garage, and ski boot warmers. The ski locker will be located just outside. From the entrance hall you will come to the stunning, open plan living area. Complete with a reading nook, a cosy lounge area with breathtaking fireplace, a spacious dining area, and a sleek, fully equipped kitchen. This space opens out onto the generous 26 sqm terrace, the ideal place to soak in the mountain sun and views with a glass of wine on an evening. On the second floor will sit another living area- a plush TV room with its own balcony. You will also find the master bedroom, boasting its own walk-in wardrobe, en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower, double sinks and bathtub, and its own private terrace. On the ground floor you’ll find 4 more double bedrooms, each with their own en-suite bathroom, and 2 of which share a balcony. On the lower ground floor will be the games room, the wine cellar, the laundry room and boiler room, and a cosy bunk room, perfect for children. The layout of the chalet could be adapted to suit your needs if you wish to have a wellness spa area with sauna and hammam. Looking out over the entire village, this chalet boasts an enviable location in Saint Martin. Renowned for its Savoyard charm and authentic ambiance, the village is a coveted place to own property in the 3 Valleys. With its cobbled streets and beautiful old buildings, it combines history and culture with contemporary life, offering an array of amenities and direct ski links to the 3 Valleys ski area in the winter. In the summer there’s a wealth of activities and sports on offer throughout the valley too, from via ferrata to mountain biking. With all of this plus a welcoming, year-round community, it’s the perfect place to dive into mountain life.
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.
DPE : This property does not have a fixed heating system