Les Gets - Les Portes du Soleil - French Alps
Three minutes’ drive from the centre of the resort, this spectacular chalet for sale in Les Gets occupies a calm ski-in ski-out plot at the end of a cul-de-sac. From this privileged plot, a ski shop and the Ferme de Montagne restaurant are a short walk away and the amenities of the Perrières area can be easily accessed via the adjacent blue run (Mélèze).
With accommodation for up to 16 guests, plenty of space for entertaining, breathtaking views and stunning traditional architecture, Le Chalet du Chateau is a beautiful home for enjoying both winter and summer breaks in Les Gets.
Taking cues from the charming local architecture, this impressive 407 sqm chalet will have a beautiful traditional facade made from natural stone and aged spruce wood. The interiors will be finished in a contemporary style with tasteful Alpine touches such as wooden walls and flooring.
One of the highlights of the chalet is that it offers plenty of space for entertaining. On the top floor, there is an open-plan living and dining area of 69 sqm with a stunning cathedral ceiling, a central wood-burning fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows to make the most out of the views and ensure that the interiors are bathed in swathes of natural light. On this level, there is also a games room, a bar, a breakfast room and a semi-professional kitchen.
The property comprises five double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes or walk-in wardrobes and en-suite bathrooms, some of which have bathtubs. Ideal for accommodating young children, there is also a generous bunk bedroom with space for the three bunk beds and an en-suite bathroom. There is also a private sauna for unwinding after a day on the slopes.
There is plenty of outdoor space too with large south-facing terraces on all levels, one of which has a jacuzzi, and a 220 sqm garden – perfect for making the most of Les Gets’ delightful summer. The future owners will have the opportunity to make the chalet truly their own by customising its layout and design – it is even possible to add an extra floor to the chalet.
The chalet has a ski locker, a laundry room and a large garage with parking for up to three cars.
This chalet for sale in Les Gets is a fantastic lifestyle investment for those looking for a spacious property in a calm location in an authentic French mountain village. Plus, the myriad of options for customisation makes it perfect for those who want a bespoke, one-of-a-kind chalet.
In Les Gets, the best properties can reach as high as €13,000 per sqm, making this new ski-in ski-out chalet with excellent finishes very competitively priced at €10,000 per sqm. Plus, if the owner decides to install an extra floor (pending approval), the price per sqm will become even more attractive at €9,000.
As a new-build chalet, the future owners will not only benefit from 2% notary fees (notary fees for resale properties are much higher at 7-8%), but they will also have the opportunity to reclaim some of the VAT from the property purchase price if they decide to make it available for rent when they are not using it themselves. This is a very popular option with our clients and our Athena Client Relations team can aid you with this process and introduce you to our trusted rental management partner in the French Alps, Emerald Stay.
As a dual-season resort with a lively ski season and an increasingly popular summer season fuelled by Les Gets’ reputation as a leading destination for mountain biking, properties in Les Gets can experience occupancy rates of up to 80% in the winter and 50% during the summer.
Just under an hour’s from Geneva airport, unassuming Les Gets is part of the Portes du Soleil ski domain which encompasses 12 resorts across France and Switzerland, such as Morzine and Avoriaz. Whilst Les Gets has a vast winter playground on its doorstep with 650km of slopes to discover, it has retained the charm of an authentic French mountain village with its chocolate-box architecture and delightful town centre.
Well-deserving of its Famille Plus label, Les Gets is a favourite with families thanks to its themed ski areas for children and plethora of activities, on and off the snow, for all ages to enjoy.
Active throughout the year, not only during the ski season, Les Gets offers a smorgasbord of summer sports and activities for all ages to enjoy such as hiking and golf.
If you love mountain biking, chances are you already know that Les Gets is a superb destination for mountain biking enthusiasts. The resort is home to the largest MTB park in Europe which comprises more than 128km of marked trails that cater to all abilities. Les Gets also hosts the MTB World Cup finals and in 2022 the resort will host the DH and XCO Mountain Biking World Championships.
Set at an altitude of 1,172m in the region of Les Portes du Soleil, Les Gets is often compared to its famous contemporaries like Megève however, it is often considered more charming and less pretentious. A popular ski resort and an authentic Savoyan farming village, Les Gets has easy access to Geneva Airport (under an hour’s drive), making it an...