Alpe d'Huez - Grand Domaine - French Alps
Nestled in the charming Vieil Alpe area and just steps away from the dynamic Jeux neighbourhood, this brand-new ski-in ski-out apartment for sale in Alpe d’Huez enjoys a truly privileged plot with direct access to the Alpe Express ski lift and the télécentre. A great selection of shops, restaurants and bars can be found close by too.
This ski apartment for sale in Alpe d’Huez is located on the first floor of a brand-new building with a traditional chalet-inspired facade. Ideal for small families, this 60 sqm apartment comprises two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and an open-plan living and dining area. There is also a bunk bedroom which can accommodate two children and a south-facing balcony which can be accessed via the living area and the bedrooms. The interior of the apartment will be finished in an elegant modern style with Alpine touches and a ski locker is included in the price.
At €8,803 per sqm, this extremely well-located ski property for sale in Alpe d’Huez is well-priced for this high-altitude resort and the French Alps as a whole. In other resorts of a similar altitude, such as Val d’Isère and Méribel, ski-in ski-out apartments can command prices twice as high.
If the future owner decides to rent out this ski apartment when not in use, they will have the opportunity to reclaim 20% VAT from the property purchase price. Plus, as a true dual-season resort with a lively summer season, there is the possibility to generate strong rental yields throughout the year.
There are also plans, currently in discussion, to expand Alpe d’Huez’s ski area by creating a new ski lift which would connect the resort to Les Deux Alpes. This proposed new ski lift would mean that Alpe d’Huez would enjoy access to a further 200km of pistes and would likely further boost the popularity of this in-demand resort too.
Perched at 1,860m on a plateau which enjoys 300 days of sunshine a year, Alpe d’Huez is part of the Grand Domaine and has 250km of pistes on the doorstep including the famous Sarenne slope which is the longest black run in Europe. Alpe d’Huez was crowned the Best European Ski Resort 2020 by European Best Destinations and is a wonderful choice for families as it has been awarded the prestigious Famille Plus label.
Active throughout the year, Alpe d’Huez is just as exciting during the summer with plenty of outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, horse riding and golf. In addition, the resort is also frequently part of the route for the Tour de France thanks to its iconic climb with 21 hairpin bends.
The Grande-Dame of the Alps, the high-altitude resort of Alpe d’Huez has many claims to fame: It was one of the first villages in France to welcome skiers (as early as 1904), it was also where the beloved button-lift system was first invented, and finally, it boasts an average of 300 days of sunshine a year on its south-facing slopes, earning i...