MGM French Properties’ Chalet Apsara is a James Bond of ski chalets. Located in the infamous Three Valleys, the four-bedroom, four-bathroom retreat has access to unrivalled amenities at the epicentre of one of the globe’s most coveted winter destinations. Taking luxury to a different altitude, the modern ski chalet celebrates the traditional mountain aesthetic blending contemporary styles and high tech fittings with traditional modern influences. Perfect for ski devotees looking to take advantage of one of the largest link ski areas in Europe, it is the ultimate mountain escape for those looking to enjoy the best the Alps has on offer.
Designed with entertaining in mind, the stylish chalet has a total of 390m2 of living space and is designed in a modern style, combining the use of local timber and stone with state-of-the-art lighting and contemporary bathrooms. Walls are finished in a mix of old timber and stucco with floors featuring granite tiles and grey parquet. There is a library and TV lounge along with a fitness centre fitted with a Hot Tub, sauna and steam room. The chalet offers a spacious terrace and balcony both providing stunning panoramic views of the Tarentaise Valley.
Founded by British skier Peter Lindsay in 1938, Méribel has always been popular with Brits and is recognised as one the most prestigious resorts in the world. With some of the best skiing conditions in Europe, its sheltered setting means that fantastic snow is almost guaranteed and it enjoys more settle conditions than the neighbouring valleys.
Chalet Apsara is located in “Les Allues” which represents the historical heart of Méribel The charming mountain village lies at an altitude of 1,100 and is situated 7 km below Méribel centre. Les Allues is connected to the main lift hub of Méribel via the Olympe gondola that ascends to the heart of the resort in 15 mins. Retaining much of its original charm, Les Allues is situated around an ancient church surrounded by traditional Savoyard chalets and old farm building. Non- skiers can take advantage of the Tarentaise valley with a host of activities including snow-shoeing, horse-sleigh tours, snowmobiling and stunning walking routes.
One of the finest resorts in the Alps, it is not the pistes alone that draws visitors to Méribel. A gastronome’s dream, there is a host of top restaurants with plenty of local shops selling local produce as well as streets lined with designer boutiques including Prada, Fendi and Dolce & Gabbana. The Olympic Centre built for the 1992 Winter Olympics is open daily, offering a 25m indoor swimming pool, children’s pool, water slide, fitness centre, climbing wall, spa and indoor ice-rink.
Pricing: €4.5 million