For sale €1.65m
The entire space, which accommodates up to 18, was renovated in 2011. Offering exceptional views, the chalet sits in the village of Villard-reculas, 330 yards from the slopes and with easy access to Alpe dõhuez. Leggett Immobilier (0870 011 5151) in Switzerland, the number of ski visitors has gone down by 17% in the past decade. ‘The most resilient Alpine resorts will be those that are able to diversify,’ he says. The average age range of skiproperty buyers is 40–55, adds Jeremy Rollason of Savills Alpine Homes (020– 7016 3753), so members of the so-called ‘millennials’ or Generation Y are still mostly too young to be investing, but that won’t last forever.
Roddy Aris, who heads up Knight Frank’s Alpine desk (020–7861 1727), isn’t convinced that the availability of 4G coverage or ‘whether you can double up your ski pole as a selfie stick’ carries weight when it comes to buying