French poet Victor Hugo famously referred to Combloux as the “Pearl of the Alps, nestled in a jewel box of glaciers”. This evocative description of one of the Alps’ most picturesque alpine villages remains true to this day, with Combloux offering a charming and unspoilt base from which to explore the extensive network of surrounding mountains and neighbouring resorts.
Just 5km from world famous Megève, Comboux has for many years been the more affordable answer for those searching for a competitively priced ski property with immediate access to the Mont Blanc ski areas. It is here where one of the French Alp’s largest and most innovative developers is creating a brand new collection of ski properties, offering full property and rental management with the possibility to recuperate 20% VAT on buy-to-let properties.
This charismatic Savoyard village, with its traditional stone and wood architecture, has a dedicated skiing area that is particularly well adapted to the needs of families. Before Combloux became a popular skiing resort, it was a traditional mountain village with a predominant farming economy. Its farming culture still lives on today both in practise and also in ambience, with the chocolate box architecture well preserved throughout the village, with chalets and farmhouses crafted entirely from wood, as they have been for centuries.
Easily accessible by car, and with its own dedicated ski area, the resort is well-loved by families, while it relatively large permanent French population provides an authentic experience of apline life compared to some more internationally renowned resorts.