€170,000 Sainte Foy

Jacqueline Bolsover
Apartment with Living Room-Kitchen, one bedroom, bathroom, balcony, cave, ski locker, parking space
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Ski Area
Sainte Foy en Tarentaise  
Ski Resort
Sainte Foy  
Price / Ref
€170,000 / A10474  
agency fees to be paid by the seller
Beds / Bath
1 /   1  
Land M2 / Hab M2
6 /   27  

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Sainte Foy is a delightful family orientated ski resort and we are pleased to offer for sale this super 1 bedroom apartment that can accommodate 4 people, located just 150m from the first ski lift. It truly is ‘ski in-ski out’ and has all amenities on the doorstep including a mini-market, quality restaurants, ski sports equipment shops, a new launderette, Tourism Office and the ESF ski school centre. There will also be a brand new ski lift installed for the start of the 2022/23 season and this is just 100m away from the apartment. The balcony affords a splendid south view to the immediate ski slopes and the spectacular mountains. You can ski back to the property and enter directly into the building where you will find your own private ski locker. Access to the apartment from here or via the pedestrianised terraced area and an internal lift or stairway will take you to the first floor. A modern and spacious living room with tiled flooring is complimented by a kitchen area equipped with electric hob, electric oven, extractor fan, built in dishwasher, built in fridge, work surface and storage cupboards. There is also a large integral storage cupboard to keep household cleaning equipment and products. The living area has a dining table and chairs, a bed settee, a TV and cabinet unit and then leads through double glazed patio doors to the south facing balcony. The spacious bedroom is carpeted and comprises a double bed, fitted wardrobes, shelving and a single aspect double glazed window and then leads into the bathroom with WC, bath, shower over, sink unit, vanity unit and an electric towel heater. The apartment benefits from underfloor heating and electric wall heaters and there is your own private, secure underground parking space along with a separate cave storage unit. The apartment is not subject to a management leaseback rental agreement. This means that you are the sole owner and can use the apartment when you want throughout the whole year. The apartment benefits from the use of the residences fabulous spa facilities. These include an indoor heated swimming pool and relaxation area, a sauna, a haman (steam room) and 2 jacuzzis. There is also a treatment area where you can purchase massages, facials and beauty products to compliment your stay. The apartment is in wonderful condition and is a credit to it’s owners with no works required…..simply move straight in !

Sainte Foy en Tarentaise Ski Area

Forget large busy resorts, 2009/2010 is all about “Boutique Skiing” and nowhere does it better that Sainte Foy de Tarentaise. If you LOVE off piste skiing, have a young family and enjoy a chalet atmosphere well then you will REALLY LOVE Sainte Foy. It’s one of the prettiest modern ski villages in France.

 

Nestled among the trees at 1550 metres in a sunny bowl above the Savoie Isere valley, it’s just a short car ride away from a host of better known resorts such as Val D’Isere, Tignes and la Rosiere. It has stunning views of Mont Blanc (4,807m).

 

Small family ski resorts are back in fashion and Sainte Foy has everything you will need. The right skiing mix for experts and beginners, good facilities for children, fine food and a high standard of accommodation. For small children Sainte Foy is ideal, it’s friendly, has a kids club, a ski school and the nursery slopes are conveniently close to the middle of the village.

 

Despite what you may have encountered in other small resorts, lifts are in good condition and well maintained. Sainte Foy opened its first 3 lifts in 1990 and has been adding to them ever since. The most recent was a 6 man chairlift in 2006/7. The village has plans to build more lifts in the future to further extend the 30km of pisted ski area. Currently there are 4 chairlifts and 2 tows. The Morion and Crystal Dark blacks that run down from the Col de l'Aiguille summit at 2620 metres are suitably challenging, whilst a full top to bottom descent is possible by taking a succession of reds such as L'Aiguille down to Creux de Formeian finishing up with La Savonette.

 

The snow cannons and its north west facing position keep Sainte Foy snow-covered from December to April. Off piste addicts have raved about Sainte Foy for years, you’ll find powder here days after it has been skied out in nearby Espace Killy. It has long been the reserve of off piste guides and you may want to make use of their expert knowledge, especially when facing serious steeps!

 

Boarders have a terrain park all to themselves by Cret Serru (2040m). Beyond this St Foy is a natural playground for snowboarders with countless drops and hits. The top half of the mountain is a treeless powder bowl, whilst the lower trails are cut through the forest creating endless opportunities to enjoy.


Anyway it’s not all about skiing and boarding .......or is it? Your first port of call, once the lifts have closed, should be the Pitchouli Bar. Renowned for its early evening live bands and relaxed atmosphere it’s THE place to wind down before dinner. There are a variety of different restaurants in and around the village, menus range from tapas to local Savoyard fayre.

 

Don’t expect huge nightlife in Sainte Foy, that’s not what it’s about, however if a pleasant meal, a few glasses of wine, in front of an open fire then falling into bed appeals to you, you really will LOVE it here.

 

The Eurostar offers a regular service to Bourg Saint Maurice which lies at the foot of Sainte Foy de Tarentaise, from here a taxi transfer can be arranged. Local airports are Lyon (135kms), Geneva (130kms). Chambery (75kms) and Grenoble (115kms).

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