Saint Martin de Belleville

Saint Martin de Belleville is a pit stop for most on the way to more populous resorts in Les Trois Vallées. The wooden chalets on the mountain backdrop are as attractive as any village in the Alps, and the Savoyard village is ideal for families and visitors who seek the quiet life in the mountains.

Saint Martin de Belleville sets itself apart from other resorts, many of which are built-for-purpose, as it was a simple village first before growing into a lively and healthy ski location. The village has largely remained untouched since the inception of electricity and running water in the 1950s, and thus provides a good look into the real Savoyan culture.

Baroque architecture and mills are seen through the winding streets. Small restaurants with local flavours are abundant in this tiny town. During the summer, there are enough hiking trails to excite any mountain hiking enthusiast. With quick access to the resort by car from the airports, or short taxi rides from the Albertville-Moûtiers train station, the resort is ideal for weekend visitors and those looking for a mountain escape with great access to ski pistes. Browse and enquire about our exclusive range of  property for sale in St Martin de Belleville here

The experts say

Properties in Saint Martin de Belleville are built for purpose and they are comparable in terms of amenities and design to other villages in the Three Valleys, but acquirable at a much smaller cost.

The property market in Saint Martin de Belleville

The variety of Saint Martin de Belleville property for sale sees renovated apartments in the heart of the village offers alongside dilapidated barns that can easily be refurbished. Prices increase the closer one gets to the village centre. Properties can range from €300,000 for a village house on the outskirts of the village, newly renovated, to upwards of €1,000,000 for a two-bedroom chalet near to the centre of town. The town has the vote of confidence from locals. It provides great access to world-class ski pistes and offers wonderful Savoyan charm in every corner of the village. With a varied set of properties, it attracts a mix of families, younger individuals and high net worth individuals adding to the interesting flavour of the village. The value for a Saint Martin de Belleville property for sale is increasing year on year as new tourists discover its charm and understand its value for money.
  • As the village is reasonably low in altitude, snow cannons have been placed to ensure that the pistes are skiable. However, conditions may affect the skiing opportunities.
  • The three Michelin star restaurant La Bouitte is run by a self-taught father and son duo, a fact that attracts some high net worth individuals to the region to taste how they handle Savoyan ingredients in new and inventive ways.

How to Get There

By Train

Moutiers rail station is the closest station to Saint Martin de Belleville at 20k which takes around 30 minutes by car. Moutiers is well served by direct routes from London and Paris, and with such a short transfer travelling to this resort by train is quite popular.

By Air

Geneva airport is usually the most popular choice for those travelling by air on their way to Saint Martin de Belleville. It's one of the first resorts down the valley of Les Menuires and Val Thorens so the transfer takes around 2hrs 15 minutes (180km).

Three insiders tips for Saint Martin de Belleville

GET - a table at La Ferme just above the tunnel into St Martin. It serves some of the best vins chauds around and has a great terrace to sit in the sun, as well as a cozy fire inside.
DO - Grab a pizza at The Voûte, where locals say that the food gets better and better each year.
SEE - a local band at the Piano bar, where the locals hang out and music can be heard playing late at night.

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