Alpe d'Huez - Grand Domaine - French Alps
Located in the charming Vieil Alpe area of Alpe d’Huez, this two-bedroom ski apartment enjoys a central location just a two-minute walk from the ski lift up to Les Bergers.
Seamlessly blending tradition and modernity, this apartment for sale in Alpe d'Huez is part of a collection of 56 residences which pairs a farmhouse-inspired facade with contemporary interiors.
Spread across 70 sqm on the first floor, this ski apartment features two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and an open-plan living and dining area of 28 sqm which opens up to a terrace. Future owners will also benefit from a garage parking space, a cellar and a ski locker with a boot warmer.
Alpe d’Huez is currently undergoing an exciting €185m renovation project which includes plans to connect the resort to Les Deux Alpes. This means that it is a very exciting time to invest in this resort as properties here are expected to see capital appreciation as well as stronger rental demand in the coming years.
It is uncommon to find properties in high altitude resorts (above 1,800m) priced below €10,000 per sqm, which makes this apartment competitively priced at €9,448.
Whilst this property is sold without any rental obligations, future owners can benefit from a VAT rebate on the property price if they do decide to rent it out.
Located on a sunny plateau in the Grand Domaine, Alpe d’Huez boasts reliable snow coverage and 250km of pistes. Catering for all abilities, the resort has a great selection of nursery slopes as well as challenging black runs for seasoned skiers such as the Sarenne and Le Tunnel.
Alpe d’Huez also hosts a number of events throughout the year. This includes the popular winter edition of the Tomorrowland music festival, the International Comedy Film Festival and ski competitions. Thanks to its legendary climb with 21 hairpin bends, the Tour de France often passes through Alpe d’Huez too.
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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...