Buy Your Own Chalet To Spend The Winter Season

Buy Your Own Chalet To Spend The Winter Season

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Chalets are well known for exuding a very special atmosphere. Their old world charm, coupled with the soothing stillness of a wintry landscape evoke cravings for a good glass of red wine with some cheese and crusty bread after a long day on the ski slopes.

If you never considered buying a chalet before now you should. Not only will it become a welcome holiday escape for you and your family, but you could also have both sides of the cake by buying into an area that is well known for both their summer and winter seasons.

The ideal foundation for an investment property. On the hunt for some decent prospects we went chalet hunting to show you some of the charming choices out there, saving you the finger work.

Residence Beauregard, Grimentz – Switzerland


If you fancy:

  • Unobstructed mountain views.
  • A spot in the prestige Valais Canton of Switzerland.
  • Living in a charming 15th Century village.
  • A dual season resort, with skiing up to 3000m.

Then you will be delighted about the Residence Beauregard in the village of Grimentz. This property is actually a cluster of newly built luxury designer chalets and apartments ranging from  £399,000 to £1,300,000.

You can enjoy year round activities with plenty of skiing options during the winter month. Each chalet boasts large windows to take in the grand vistas with a modern contemporary interior.

There are also plans to install a new cable-car in the village to connect it to the neighbouring ski area of Zinal. This will double the size of the ski area directly accessible from the village. Spectacular views across the valley can be enjoyed to the Weisshorn mountain.

To find out more, visit the sellers website.

Chalet, Haute-Savoie 74, Rhone-Alpes – France


This charming chalet is located in Morillon, a small friendly village in Haute Savoie. The area is an integral part of the Grand Massif Ski Domaine in France with over 265 Km of slopes. Skiers can enjoy an excellent lift system and good snow prospects.

At 100 m from the ski lift’s departure, the CHALET comes with 500 sq of land. There is also garage, a cellar and a studio flat. The first floor contains: bathroom, toilets, a bedroom, closed kitchen, living room with fire place and on the second floor : a large bedroom with attic and another bedroom.

Cost is: €380,000

The village of Morillon is situated one hour by road from Geneva airport door to door. Nearby attractions such as Mont Blanc and Lake Annecy are only a short drive away. Besides offering excellent skiing facilities in winter, Morillon is also a popular walking and mountain biking paradise for summer.

To find out more, visit the sellers website.

Chalet, Alpine Meadows, Whistler – Canada


If you fancy a brand new property built in 2008 then this Whistler chalet might just be the place for you. Built in one of the world’s most favoured spot for skiing, this home is sure to delight the cash flow rich investor as it does come with a nice price tag of USD $2,695,000.

Considering you get a luxurious new home in a trendy location with heaps of potential for holiday rental it isn’t too bad at all.

The chalet boarders a rushing creek on a quiet cul-de-sac with 180 degree views. Built by one of Sea to Sky’s best contractors, this open plan home has over 3500 square feet of finished space plus a huge 5 foot crawl space. Massive wood burning stone fireplace dominates the living room with heated slate flooring and oversize wood beams.

A separate media room which opens on to a 450 square foot deck provides plenty of entertainment options. The grounds are completely landscaped with underground sprinklers and a large outdoor fire pit. Four bedrooms and 4 bathrooms and a flex space off the garage (that can be made into a ski boot room or fifth bedroom) offer generous space. GST included in the price and a 2,5,10 year warranty. Many extras including security system, granite counters, forced air and heated slate floors.

To find out more, visit the sellers website.

Quiet Swiss Mountain Chalet apartments, Braunwald – Switzerland


Braunwald is a popular Swiss holiday destination with lovely views all around. The chalet is situated in a very quiet location and boasts nice mountain views.

By car, Braunwald can be reached from Zurich in just over 1 hour. The actual village center is a 25 minute walk which guarantees peace and solitude. Close enough for great skiing in winter and hiking in summer, this home features one 5 1/2 room apartment in the extension with separate entrance and terrace.

One 3 room apartment on the ground floor and a 10 1/2 room apartment on the second and third floor. All kitchens in the apartments are new, most of the house has new flooring. The roof is also new. Big attic. On the first floor, there is a big kitchen, two 35 m2 rooms and two 10 m2 rooms. Can be used for various purposes.

Price on negotiation: €650,000

To find out more, visit the sellers website.

Chalet in Liptovsky Trnovec – Slovakia


Slovakia is one of Europe’s hidden skiing gems with excellent infrastructure to while away the cold winter days. Situated in a top tourist resort is this chalet for a steal. The asking price is £80,000, making this property very affordable.

The resort itself offers great skiing and if that isn’t enough you can soak away the muscle aches and pains after you return from the slopes in one of the thermal mineral waters and spas.

There is plenty to see and do for the most adventurous of home owners.

To find out more, visit the sellers website.