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  • France

    Courchevel

    • Golf Course
    • Fine dining and boutiques
    • France’s premiere ski resort
    • 600km+ high altitude skiing
    • Great summer activities
  • France

    Courchevel

    • Golf Course
    • Fine dining and boutiques
    • France’s premiere ski resort
    • 600km+ high altitude skiing
    • Great summer activities
The Alpine Property Specialists

Courchevel Resort Guide

One of the most famous ski resorts in France, Courchevel lies within the mighty ‘Three Valleys’ ski domain with over 600 km to explore. Courchevel began as a farming hamlet until the Tourist Commission of France decided to create an upmarket ski resort which would attract the world’s rich and famous. In 1961 a small airport was constructed and luxury hotels and chalets sprung to life bringing in wealthy and famous clientele. Today it is an exclusive ski resort with a wide range of tourist activities, making its property market a prized investment. Courchevel, has become the go-to destination for fashion conscious skiers who are seeking a touch of glamour and sophistication during their ski holidays. The ski runs are exquisitely maintained, the restaurants boast Michelin stars, the hotels are high end, the shops are designer boutiques and the Courchevel property is valued accordingly Courchevel’s five villages offer different flavors to suit every taste. Courchevel 1850 is filled with glamour and glitz, Le Praz is quieter allowing you to appreciate its stunning beauty, Courchevel Moriond has a bustling nightlife, Courchevel Village is perfect for those on a budget and La Tania is a popular family friendly resort.

  • Golf Course
  • Fine dining and boutiques
  • France’s premiere ski resort
  • 600km+ high altitude skiing
  • Great summer activities
  • Property in Courchevel
  • Winter in Courchevel
  • Summer in Courchevel

Property in Courchevel

Courchevel is split into several different villages. 1850 is home to some of the most expensive ski chalets on the planet as well as upmarket restaurants and boutiques that cater to the whims of their global jet-set customers.

 

More down to earth and with a welcoming atmosphere, Courchevel 1650 is where French property investors seeks more affordable chalets and apartments.


Recently linked to Courchevel 1850, 1650 – or Moriond – as it’s now known offers much of the charm of it’s more famous neighbor but with more sensible property prices.

 

As French Alps property markets slipped in 2017 due to Brexit and the French elections, Courchevel only experienced a small dip, bouncing back and providing great returns for its property investors.

 

Buyers are attracted to new builds, bringing in a wave of international families and prompting new developments that have stabilized the prices of apartments and chalets for sale in Courchevel.

 

Entry level ski apartments in Courchevel can be found for sale from EUR 750,000 while chalets prices can run into the 10s of millions.

 

New build apartments can be found at the bottom of the piste in Courchevel 1650 for between EUR 15,000 and EUR 30,000 / m2.

Winter in Courchevel

It goes without saying that Courchevel boasts impressive skiing facilities. The north facing slopes ensures high quality snow and there are also several flood-lit pistes that mean your ski day doesn’t have to end at sunset.

 

Once a week, skiers follow each other down the slopes bearing torches and enjoying the unique peace of the pistes at night.

 

The 3 Valleys is arguably the most famous ski destinations in the world and certainly one of the largest with over 600kms of piste.

 

Weather you wish to ski around Courchevel or venture off for day trips to Meribel or Val Thorens, you will find skiing here to suit every ability. Just be sure to leave enough time for your return journey to Courchevel!  

 

Food lovers are well catered for on the mountain with plenty of warm and welcoming alpine huts that will serve you some traditional Savoie cuisine but often with a modern ‘Courchevel’ twist.

 

Away from the pistes, Courchevel has state of the art gyms, cinemas, ice climbing and indoor climbing, ice hockey, ice skating, husky dog sledding and even the option to stays in an igloo!  Families with kids will love the 2km toboggan slide.

Summer in Courchevel

Like many resorts in the French Alps, Courchevel has recently branched out into summer activities and now attracts tourists all year round.

 

Mountain biking through the breathtaking landscape is an extremely popular Courchevel industry as is its 9-hole golf course located at 2,000 meters above sea level. Swimming and fishing opportunities are a plenty in the clear natural swimming lakes.

 

Summer tourism has been increasing rapidly in the whole ‘Le Trois Vallees’ in recent years and tourists and property owners wake up to the delights on the Alps in the summer.

 

As well as plenty of well-marked hiking and biking trails you can try your hand at paragliding, rock climbing, horse riding, rafting, golf and much more.

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