€598,000 Les Houches
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Charming wooden chalet with sunny terrace and separate studio close to the piste in Chamonix les Houches.
- 5 minutes drive to ski resort
- In ski resort
- Ski in, ski out
- Ski locker or storage
Property DescriptionThis chalet offers an attractive location with easy access and a possibility to accommodate a large family. Terrace but no garden allows you to enjoy the outdoor but with minimum maintenance required. The chalet is habitable in current condition but in need of renovation. Details and price estimations available. With a more comprehensive renovation in mind, this is an opportunity to acquire a property with a high upcome potential. One-level chalet, approximately 128 m2, distributed as follows: (please note m2 are approximately) - Vestibul (2,25 m2) - Living room (25 m2) - Xtra room/second living area (9 m2) that can be made into an extra bedroom - Bathroom with bathtub (7 m2) - 2 separate WC - Open kitchen (9 m2) and dining room (23 m2) with direct access to - large terrace (35 m2) - Sauna (3 m2) - First bedroom (11,4 m2) - Second bedroom (9 m2) - Sleeping mezzanine (13 m2 of which 3 m2 with ceiling above 1,8 m) - Vestibul (2,25 m2) - Third bedroom/Studio (13 m2), entrance from vestibule as well as separate entrance from the outside. Located in a sought-after area in the ski resort Chamonix les Houches. Beautiful mountain views and close to the piste. A large terrace with all afternoon/evening sun makes it perfect for a spring BBQ or an “aprés ski” after a day on the mountain. The village of les Houches is located 6 km from Chamonix center and one of the 5 larger lift systems in the Chamonix valley. The chalet is located next to the skisystem and a couple of kilometres from the village center where you find a pharmacie, grocery stores, a school, restaurants, bars, skishops, etc. There is also an ice skating rink in the winter. There are frequent buses and trains between les Houches and the other areas in the valley. There are also several shuttle options to and from Geneva airport, which is only an hour away. Les Houches is known for being host of the Men’s Downhill World Cup and it is a popular start/end for the weeklong hike Tour du Mont Blanc. Chamonix is a vibrant all-year resort and easy to access. From here you also have several other fantastic areas within half an hour’s reach: Switzerland, Courmayeur Italy, Saint Gervais and Megève just to mention a few.
Domaine Evasion Mont Blanc Ski Area
Les Houches Ski Resort
Nestled in the heart of the Mont-Blanc Massif, the Les Houches village-resort (950 m - 1900 m) offers you an outstanding panoramic view of the Aiguilles de Chamonix; it has 55kms of piste and 18 ski lifts.
One of its attractions is the chance of skiing down its legendary «La Verte des Houches», the World Cup downhill piste, but if you don’t fancy that, then try gliding peacefully along trails opened up through the forest. This is essentially a family resort, and in spite of development is essentially faithful to the traditional image of mountain holidays.
It has its own ski area separate to Chamonix and has gained an international reputation due mainly to the World Cup downhill piste, but the resort is also an ideal terrain for learners. In particular there is a new beginners’ area at the top of the Le Prarion gondola, equipped with a chairlift and «magic carpet».
The slopes amount to the biggest single area in the valley, with varied tree lined runs that make the best place to go when bad weather closes the other areas. But the area is not covered by the standard Chamonix pass (you need a local pass or the Skipass Mont Blanc). The forest trails are a delight for skiers and snowboarders of all levels, as is the Bellevue snowpark for freestyle enthusiasts. It also offers 10 km of Nordic trails in the resort. Les Chavants site offers free access to cross-country skiers.
Les Houches itself is a quiet, pleasant village at the entrance to the Chamonix valley – well-positioned for exploring the region and great for short breaks. The resort has an old core with a pretty church, but modern developments in chalet style have spread along the road at the foot of the slopes, with the result that some of them are quite a walk from the lifts. There are a number of bars and restaurants, though evenings are generally quiet and relaxed.
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