Chamonix - Chamonix Mont Blanc - French Alps
Part of an exciting collection of 28 new-build residences, this ski property for sale in Chamonix enjoys a superb location close to the historic centre, the bus stop and the Aiguille du Midi lift.
On the first floor of the penthouse, there are two bedrooms (one with a walk-in wardrobe), a bathroom, a living area of 41 sqm and an open-plan kitchen. The living space opens up to a sunny south-east-facing balcony of 11 sqm which boasts Mont Blanc views. A further two bedrooms and a bathroom can be found on the upper floor.
In addition, this property also includes a ski locker with a boot warmer and garage parking for two cars.
As a new-build property, future owners have the opportunity to reclaim the 20% VAT from the property price if they decide to rent out this penthouse when not in use. In addition, this property incurs lower notary fees of 2.5% (typically, resales have higher fees for 7-8%).
This sporty resort sees tourist demand throughout the year, making it possible to generate rental income in the warmer months too. According to the tourism office, the number of overnight stays recorded in summer 2019 was 100,000 higher than in summer 2018.
Just an hour from Geneva Airport, Chamonix is a true year-round town with around 10,000 inhabitants. The host fo the first Winter Olympic Games and one of the country’s first ski resorts, Chamonix has welcomed skiiers since 1906 and is often the go-to resort for seasoned skiiers with more than 100km of red and black runs.
A year-round sports paradise, when the snow melts away, an extensive network of hiking trails and an 18 hole golf course are revealed.
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One of France's first ski resorts, Chamonix is something of an iconic destination, welcoming skiers since 1906. Bordering Mont Blanc, it's proximity to the mountain provides a pull, yet its the dazzling array of pistes that has positioned it as a go-to for experienced skiers on the trail of fresh, virgin powder. Its endless lift system extends u...