Ski chalet in France

Buying a Ski Chalet – Case Study

James and Jo have been ski enthusiasts for years and after another fantastic holiday at Christmas have finally decided to buy a property based in a mountain resort that they, and their children, can use as their base for their ski holidays.

Introducing Le Chalet Delys

Located in the heart of Les Houches close to the Bellevue cable car and also the Prarion lift as well as all the local amenities this small development of only 10 spacious apartments for outright purchase will be finished to

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British buyers snap up luxurious off-plan Chamonix apartments

Just a year after announcing plans to build the first ever five-star résidence de tourisme in the French Alpine ski resort of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, the developer MGM reports that Britons have already snapped up a third of the new Chamonix apartments.

Winter Sports Holidays in France

Winter Sports Holidays in FranceYour guide to skiing and winter sports in FranceLatest articles The best ski resorts in the French Pyrénées By Nadia Jordan Community Contributor The French Pyrénées offer some challenging and exciting skiing to rival the best

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Ski chalets

Ski Property In France Welcome to our comprehensive guide to Ski Property in France. A complete online resource for information for those who are thinking about buying Ski Property in France. Buying French Ski property is becoming increasingly popular every

Why the French Alps top the south of France

Unsure whether to buy in a place to ski or in the sun, a Wimbledon couple choose a French Alpine village which offers both. A recent French press report that the past year has seen more properties being sold in

Top Tips for a Business in France

I used to work a job in the city and my friends and I would regularly escape to the French alps for a ski holiday. One day we left it all behind …

Lake Annecy

MGM’s New Lakeside Homes

The popularity of new residential developments around Lake Annecy in the Haute Savoie region of France has prompted the developer to draw up plans for several other new schemes close to what has been dubbed ‘the cleanest lake in Europe.’

Samoens in summer

Year round Holiday Homes in the Alps

The popularity of Samoëns, one of the most picturesque market towns in the French Alps, means that MGM French Properties has sold all but 18 of the 70 apartments it is building at Les Chardons Argentés, its sixth development in the town.

‘Fly in, fly out’ ski resort

British investors are taking a growing interest in the French Alps which attract both keen skiers who want altitude resorts and ‘lifestyle’ buyers more interested in living in authentic Alpine villages with a wide range of year round activities.

From Sydney to SW France

Nadia Jordan, a property finder in the Midi-Pyrénées, talks to a couple from Sydney who bought a home in south west France having never even visited the region!

Ski property near Chamonix

Plans for a new development of ski apartments close to Chamonix have been unveiled by MGM. The Résidence Le Tétras Lyre, named after the Black Grouse that frequent the area, will comprise eight two- and three-bedroom apartments.

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French State Education – an Introduction

French state education is well-organised, well-funded and with generally average to high standards in comparison to other European countries. The state system is also complemented by a comprehensive network of Private Schools including international schools…

Real life story: running a ski chalet in France

Al and Deb Flight left London to scour France for the perfect property to start their mountain holiday business. After many months and many disappointments, they discovered the Châtel in the Portes du Soleil area of the French Alps…


Rhone-Alpes Property

The Rhône region is not only a great place to visit during the winter months, but a beautiful place to holiday in summer. If you are thinking of buying there, read our article to discover the best areas to own a property during the summer.

Pyrenees Property Guide

If you’re looking for property close to skiing and winter sports facilities, but with summer potential too, then you should focus your search in the eastern Pyrenees mountain area of the Languedoc-Roussillon. Located in the Pyrenees Orientales bordering Spain and Andorra – the Capcir and Cerdagne plateaux are an outdoor pursuits paradise. “Pyrenees Property”

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Leaseback Property Mortgages

Many people choose to buy a second property in France as an investment opportunity. In particular the popular holiday destinations such as the French Alps or Mediterranean coast are good locations to let out property.

property guide to northern languedoc

Property Hotspots – Languedoc Roussillon

• “Agly & Maury”
• “Alberes”
• “Bassin de Thau”
• “Capcir & Cerdagne”
• “Castelnaudary”
• “Carcassonne”
• “Ceret”
• “Cevennes”
• “Ceze Valley”
• “Coastal”
• “Collioure”
• “Corbieres”
• “Haut Languedoc”
• “Lauragais”
• “Limoux”
• “Lodeve”
• “Lozere”
• “Minervois”
• “Montpellier”
• “Narbonne”
• “Nimes”
• “Perpignan”
• “Pezenas”
• “Prades”
• “Pyrenees”
• “Sete”
• “Uzes”
• “Vaunage”


Tech Valley vs Tet Valley

Property expert Louise Sayers offers this comprehensive comparison of the Tech and Tet Valleys. Both are popular areas with home hunters who are drawn to the different attributes of each valley.

A Guide To Aveyron Food & Drink

Traditional Aveyron dishes, which must be tasted if you are living here or just visiting, include aligot, le Laguiole, la fouace ,Aubrac beef,foie gras, tripous, confits, stuffed cabbage, Estofinado,thrush pâté with goose liver, lamb, feuilleté au roquefort, ewes’ curds and the inevitable Roquefort accompanied by wines from Marcillac,Estaing or d’Entraygues.

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Pyrenees Orientales Property

Learn more about Perpignan and its surrounds, the Cote Sablonneuse, the Montagne region, Cote Vermeille to Vallespir, and Aspres to Fenouilledes – beautiful places to own property in the Pyrenees Orientales.