A unique collection of just four traditional and individual chalets for sale in Chamonix, within one of its most quaint and charming areas; Les Tines, which is perfect for families.
On a sunny and private plot, close to the famous Chamonix Golf Course, these beautifully designed chalets are just a short drive from the centre, slopes and skiing and will enjoy jaw-dropping views of Mont Blanc.
Why is this opportunity so exciting?
The best asset of these chalets for sale is without any doubt their natural setting. Located in a little hamlet called Les Tines, which offers a quiet environment, these properties benefit from lots of natural light, spacious plots, generously sized interiors and amazing mountain views including over Mont Blanc for most of the chalets. The area is residential, calm and composed of high-end chalets, giving a secluded countryside feel.
The properties for sale have great access to mountain walking trails including the famous ‘Paradis du Praz’ trail along the River Arve just three minutes away from the chalets, which leads you to the village of Les Praz (20-minute walk).
What’s the investment potential?
Chamonix is an internationally renowned town, famed for being more than just a ski resort, but instead a real mountain sports destination. As such, demand for well located and well-designed properties is consistently high. Property prices in Chamonix have increased by 4.7% since 2017 and can reach the €17,000 per sqm price tag. These properties are therefore well positioned compared to the rest of the market at around €11,000 to €12,000 per sqm, which is good, especially considering their location and views. Rental income is expected to be reasonably strong for these chalets, with yields of up to 4.7% achievable.
What about the properties?
Each spread over two levels, the four chalets are all composed of four bedrooms with fully equipped en-suite bathrooms, spacious living rooms that open onto large terraces with equipped open kitchens, high ceilings and cosy fireplaces. Ranging from 121 to 154 sqm, the chalets have traditional features such as wooden beams.
Interior furnishing will be available on demand and all of the chalets come with a garage, a cellar and a ski locker. It is also possible to create additional basements spaces to increase the size of the chalet by up to 30%. These spaces could be in the form of further entertaining space, a cinema or spa/wellness facilities.
While in a secluded area, access to the ski slopes and amenities is still easy. Located in between the centre of Chamonix and Les Argentières, Les Tines benefits from both the amenities of the village of Le Praz, just before central Chamonix (1.5km away), and the shops and restaurants of Argentières on the other side (4.5km away). The train station is 300 metres away from the chalets, from where you will be able to go to Switzerland, Saint Gervais, Vallorcine, Argentière and trains to central Chamonix are available. A bus stop is also 300 metres away with buses to Le Tour (approx 20mins), Argentière (approx 10mins), Flegère (approx 5 mins) and the centre of Chamonix.
One of France's first ski resorts, Chamonix is something of an iconic destination, welcoming skiers since 1906. Bordering Mont Blanc, its 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. With the terrain divided 16 smaller resorts, including Les Praz, Le Tour, les Argentières and Les Tines where the properties are located, no two days in Chamonix are the same.