But why Chamonix? Well, there are many, many reasons.
The first, of course, is because of its mountain, the majestic Mont Blanc.
The second, its privileged geographical location, in the heart of the French Alps on the border of Italy and Switzerland.
They say the third time’s the charm, and so Chamonix is the third most visited natural site in the world. And yes, 2.5 million visitors a year is not nothing.
The fourth, Chamonix is the capital of year-round adventure (summer and winter). Internationally renowned for skiing, the region also offers excellent excursions like hiking, mountaineering, rock climbing, VTT (mountain biking), water sports, golf, paragliding, ski joering (a mixture of skiing and equestrianism), and spectacular wingsuit flying in the open air.
It's impossible to get bored in Chamonix. But if you wish to do nothing but admire the panorama, then we understand. That's all it takes to fall in love with the resort. People come from all over the world just to gaze at its snowcapped mountains.
These are just 4 reasons why you’ll love Chamonix without a shadow of a doubt. As for the fifth, it’s one of the most important if you want to start thinking about your future and that of your heirs, and it’s the wallet. Invest yes, but invest well.
To invest in the real estate market of Chamonix is to give yourself a certain stability. Cham has always attracted an international clientele, especially English-speakers. The city has historical ties with the British community. In addition, its location on the Italian and Swiss border appeals to its neighbors, like the residents of the Scandinavian countries; but also, the French clientele, who were the first to enjoy the benefits of the Chamonix real estate market, for both primary and secondary residences. The resort is a true city that’s alive all year, to the delight of buyers and vacationers.
Expatriates and foreigners who wish to diversify their investments are welcomed investors. They like to enjoy their investment part-time and lease it on either a seasonal or annual basis, depending on the owner’s schedule. As a result, the rental market is very (very) dynamic with its 2.5 million visitors. This figure is a dream for many resorts in the Alps.
We’ve been taking business, but there’s another element that’s just as important: love at first sight. And in Chamonix, your heart will be put to the test.
You make have your doubts, but here’s a little secret: the most sought-after properties in Chamonix are family-sized chalets and apartments with at least 3 rooms in the city center.
Each of the different neighborhoods has their own irresistible charm. Le Praz, Les Bois, Les Tines, Les Nants or Les Pécles are home to beautiful chalets with the utmost comfort. The choice of ski-in-ski-out, or a cozy apartment with a view of the mountains and, as a bonus, the highest summit in Western Europe, will be the main topic of conversation in the coming months.
In any case, your BARNES agent will guide you through the mountains in order to optimize your investment in Chamonix, the resort for true mountain lovers and good investors.
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