Wouldn’t it be lovely to escape to the mountains this winter? Well, you now can. Here are the top 10 chalets in the Alps on the market right now…
Imagine waking up looking at the historic and mythical Eiger in Switzerland, or the Mont Blanc itself? With these properties that dream becomes a reality. Wake up, put some coffee on and open the curtains to snowy paradise.
1. Gstaad, Switzerland
This exclusive chalet is pretty impressive. It has been divided into two triplex apartments, and sits high in the Oberbort (one of the most sought after locations in the Alps), where royals, stars and five-star hotels can be found. The chalet has 13 bedrooms, a luxurious spa, and oodles of living space. But a chalet of this size, with this location doesn’t come cheap… Available through John Taylor for £47.4m.
2. Madonna di Campiglio, Italy
If you are after a chalet complete with all the works, this one is for you. As well as the nine bedrooms and 10 bathrooms, this chalet also has a wellness centre and ski room. There’s also a ski maintenance room and parking for eight cars; oh and the view is pretty nice too. Available through Christie’s International Realty POA.
3. La Rosiere, Savoie, France
This nine-bed chalet has gorgeous open plan living, with impressive views and plenty of alpine features. Who couldn’t imagine spending a few weeks a year here? Available through Hamptons International for £1.322m (This property is no longer available).
This perfect chocolate box chalet is surprisingly spacious and finished in a traditional style. With approved planning permission for a swimming pool, it would be perfect for wintery escapes – and summer holidays. With seven bedrooms, there’s space for all the family and friends. Available through Knight Frank, price on application.
Based in the sleepier neighbour to Verbier, Nendaz has the advantage of a quieter, more relaxed atmosphere (and no hour-long queues), while still benefitting from a close proximity to the thrills of Verbier. With seven bedrooms, an indoor pool and ski-in-ski-out access to the slopes, what more could you want? Available through Savills for £5,922,880.
Verbier is known for more than the royals; partying and off-piste. It also offers amazing chalets without the high rise hotels cropping up all over the Alps. This build is a perfect example of that. Found on the Savoleyres side of the resort, it has four bedrooms, hot tub, and wraparound terrace. But really, who cares about any of that, when it has a view like this? Available through Knight Frank for 8.95m CHF.
7. Chalet Christiana, Crans Montana
Chalet Christiana is one of the few remaining original chalets built in Crans Montana 75 years ago. Complete with classic alpine interiors, antique oak parquet flooring and plenty of space, this is perfect for ski fanatics. It is also set in a alpine woodland, which couldn’t be more picturesque, whatever the season. Available through Savills for £4,652,180.
8. Morzine, Savoie, France
This cosy chalet in Morzine has five bedrooms, six bathrooms and amazing views of the Alps. The interiors are cosy and alpine inspired, making this the perfect place to retreat to in the winter months. Available through John D. Wood for £729,000.
9. Meribel, France
Meribel is very popular with us Brits, and this chalet makes it easy to see why. The inside space is spread over four floors, with eight bedrooms, four reception rooms and a ski room and technical room, there’s loads of space for entertaining and hosting all your friends and family. Available through Winkworth for €3,710,000.
10. Hotel Rougement Residence, Gstaad
This apartment is part of the Hotel Rougement Residence, just five minutes from Gstaad in the sweet village of Rougemont. With three bedrooms, a large balcony (complete with Jacuzzi) and access to the hotel’s spa and restaurant facilities, this is surely the easiest way to get the most out of your ski holiday. Available through John Taylor for £5.1m.