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At an altitude of 1,800 m in the ‘Grandes Rousses’ range of the Alps, L’Alpe d’Huez is nested in the ‘Oisans’ mountains, a natural border between the Northern and Southern Alps The highest peak is at 3,330 m and offers a stunning panorama over the Écrins Natural Park (Parc Naturel des Écrins), the Mont-Blanc, and the Belledonne range, yet, ‘L’Île au Soleil’ (the local nickname – Island in the Sun) is only 1 hour’s drive from Grenoble, 2 hours from Lyon, and 4 hours from Paris.
Whilst incorporating breathtaking views, and a window opening onto a privileged environment, L’Alpe d’Huez is a resort with good-living rated as ‘excellence’ in living. Welcoming, full of energy, and unforgettable experiences to share with friends and family, the seasons glide together throughout the year off ering a wide variety of activities and entertainment such as International sports events, festivities, cultural exhibitions, and shows.
The 2nd highest ski resort in France
300 days of sunshine per year
70 ski lifts (in varied and appropriate sizes)
Voted Best European Ski Resort in 2020
From ski runs with the best quality powder snow due to the high altitude, such as the ‘Sarenne’ and ‘Tunnel’, through the evergreen pine forest, L’Alpe d’Huez is an enormous playground which would take quite some time to cover in its entirety
L’Alpe d’Huez offers a wide variety of snow related sports, from traditional cross-country skiing (langlauf), to the latest trends in snow sports amusement sports such as skijoring (horsedrawn), nighttime ski slopes, telemark, snowscoot (snowmobile), and snow-shoes trekking. L’Alpe d’Huez is really just a large village, remaining authentic, lively, with a selection of local and international cuisine, ‘cocooning’ at home or joining-in with a number of festivities throughout the seasons, Tomorrowland Festival, International Comedy Film Festival, to name but a few.
The mountains stay alive in the Summer, and L’Alpe d’Huez understood this aspect some years ago by developing mountain outdoor activities for all ages. Beyond its rich inheritance, the resort is fully equipped with modern facilities and infrastructures to respond to everybody’s requirements.
The ‘Tour de France’ world famous bicycle race put the spotlight on L’Alpe d’Huez with the hill-climb incorporating 21 legendary corners… In the Summer, L’Alpe d’Huez has 250 km of marked Summer trails for all levels, some 12 majestic crystal clear lakes, rock climbing ranges, ‘via ferrata’ (rope assisted rock-wall experience), parascending, and other outdoor activities, not to forget the indoor activities, cultural events, sports, and entertainment.
Located at the heart of the ‘Quartier Vieil Alpe’, ‘Les Fermes d’Alpe’ is inspired from traditional architecture based on mountain farmhouses. The mountain ‘DNA’ and blood rushes through the choice of materials used for the buildings, stone and wood, clean and pure lines against the background, large bay windows to get the best views with natural light creating a mix of traditional style and modern benefits.
Whilst offering an authentic and privileged lifestyle at the heart of the ‘Quartier Vieil Alpe’, ‘Les Fermes d’Alpe’ is a stone’s throw from local shops and the ski lifts.
Neat outlines, well-balanced available space, modern standards and atmosphere, the 2 to 6 room apartments offer high standards of comfort and elegance smoothly integrated into the surroundings. More than a preconceived idea, it all becomes quite obvious when experienced.
Combining Alpine traditions and modern design, ‘Les Fermes d’Alpe’ reveals interiors that are as comfortable as they are elegant with the highest quality fixtures and fittings. Every room has attention to the slightest detail where the highest standards are required in all areas. The choice of interior decoration available is the icing on the cake… Many choices are offered byour interior decorators and designers to customise and cater for all interior designs and tastes.
Oak floating parquet by Berry Alloc (hall, living room, bedroom)
Wood cladding chosen by our interior decorator
Large porcelain floor tile and stoneware (kitchen, bathroom, toilet)
Top of the range thermostatic taps (by Grohe)
Wall-hung WC with Aquablade technology (by Idéal Standard)
Fully equipped fitted kitchen, laminated tops and granite or composite materials
Fully fitted bathroom with ‘floating’ sink and a mirror
Heated ski locker room (for skis and ski boots) corresponding to the size of the apartment
Secure entry points with ‘Vigik®’ system from all access points, including from the underground car park, videophone, door with safety lock 5 points
At ‘Les Fermes d’Alpe’, everything is designedto offer standards of living highly above the most demanding: full South facing, the large terraces reveal breathtaking and warm views over the surroundings and snow capped mountains.
1 Beds + BB: From 304,000 € All Tax Incl
2 Beds: From 759,000 € All Tax Incl
3 Beds: From 844,000 € All Tax Incl
3 Beds + BB: From 971,000 € All Tax Incl
4 Beds: From 1,057,000 € All Tax Incl
4 Beds + BB: From 1,420,000 € All Tax Incl
5 Beds: From 1,922,000 € All Tax Incl
Ski chalets are a valuable and stable investment. You can go on winter sports or in the mountains as often as you want. But outside your agenda, you can rent out the mountain chalet. In addition, with a longer-term rental agreement, you can reclaim the 20% VAT from the French tax authorities. We tell you more about reclaiming VAT on new construction in this article.
The map location marker shows the general location of the town, and is not specific to the villa.