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  • France

    Combloux

    • Genuine Savoyard Village
    • Part of large Megeve ski area
    • Charming and uncrowded
    • Easy access from Geneva
    • Stunning natural scenery
    Combloux, Francefrench-property
  • France

    Combloux

    • Genuine Savoyard Village
    • Part of large Megeve ski area
    • Charming and uncrowded
    • Easy access from Geneva
    • Stunning natural scenery
    Combloux, Francefrench-property
The Alpine Property Specialists

Combloux Resort Guide

Combloux, often referred to as "The Pearl of Mont Blanc," is a delightful mix of traditional alpine architecture, pristine natural beauty, and a warm, welcoming community. It's a destination that offers both winter sports and summer activities, making it perfect for those seeking a year-round alpine retreat. With relatively affordable property prices, Combloux is a smart choice for investors looking for better value than in nearby Megeve. Combloux is a good choice for families with plenty of spacious chalets and apartments available for sale - often with unobstructed views of Mont Blanc.

  • Genuine Savoyard Village
  • Part of large Megeve ski area
  • Charming and uncrowded
  • Easy access from Geneva
  • Stunning natural scenery
  • Property in Combloux
  • Winter in Combloux
  • Summer in Combloux

Property in Combloux

 

Combloux is divided into several key areas, each with its own distinct appeal: Combloux Village, La Cry, and Cuchet. 

 

Combloux Village is the historic heart of the resort, where old-world charm meets contemporary amenities. This area is known for its beautiful Savoyard architecture and offers a range of shops, restaurants, and cafes. Properties here are ideal for those who appreciate the authentic Alpine lifestyle and want to be close to the village's vibrant community.

 

La Cry is a sought-after area located slightly higher up, with spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. This tranquil setting is perfect for those looking for a peaceful retreat, yet it remains conveniently close to the ski lifts and the village centre. 

 

Cuchet, on the outskirts of Combloux, provides a more secluded and exclusive living experience, with larger plots and stunning panoramic views. Cuchet is ideal for buyers looking for privacy and luxury in a natural setting.

 

Combloux offers a varied property market with prices ranging from 5,000 euro / m2 to over 15,000 euro / m2 depending on location. In 2023, prices for chalets start from around EUR 1.5 million, while apartments are available for approximately EUR 400,000. 

 

Whilst significantly less expensive than neighbouring Megeve, average property prices are now starting to rise as savvy buyers seek more affordable destinations with the Évasion Mont Blanc ski region. 

 

Those wanting to leave the car in the garage should look towards the Plommaz / Colomb / Cry area situated between the town centre and the ski lifts with both at walking distance. For easy access to Megeve look for apartments and chalets in the Le Feug area of the village.

 

The demand for ski property in Combloux is driven by its growing reputation as a family-friendly and picturesque mountain retreat. Its proximity to the larger ski areas and the appeal of a more authentic alpine experience make it attractive to both seasonal visitors and long-term investors.

Winter in Combloux

Often overlooked due to its famous neighbours (Megeve, Chamonix, St Gervais) Combloux is a charming alpine gem. It still retains the feel of a traditional alpine village but with quick and easy airport Access – Geneva Airport Is less than an hour away.

 

The resort enjoys a moderate winter climate, with ample snowfall providing excellent conditions for skiing and snowboarding.

 

With 100 km of pistes and 29 ski lifts the immediate Combloux ski area – Les Portes Mont Blanc - is more than enough to keep most families entertained.

You can however easily head over to the Megeve / St Gervais area which is now fully connected and provides an extensive 400kms+ of pistes.

 

Ideal for families and beginners, Combloux has several ski schools and gentle slopes that make learning to ski both fun and safe. The resort's focus on a family-friendly environment ensures a comfortable and enjoyable experience for visitors of all ages. Efficient lift systems provide easy access to the slopes, allowing for more time to enjoy the snow.

 

Combloux offers varied terrain for all levels of skiers and snowboarders. Beginners can practise on slopes like La Cry, while more advanced skiers can explore challenging areas such as Les Portes du Mont-Blanc. 

 

Combloux offers more than just skiing, with amenities like a wellness centre, ice rink, and winter hiking trails.  The village hosts various winter events, from local festivals and cultural activities to family-friendly entertainment. 

 

Buyers looking for a large ski area simply need to buy a Domaine Evasion pass.

This is the ideal ski area for skiers and boarders who enjoy visiting other resorts and villages for lunch while still being manageable enough to make the last lift home!

 

When it's time to refuel, Combloux has a selection of mountain restaurants and cosy eateries. Local favourites include L'Alpage de Porrez for traditional Savoyard cuisine, Le Coin Savoyard for a family-friendly atmosphere, and La Ferme for a rustic dining experience. The après-ski scene in Combloux is more laid-back, with popular spots like Le Cœur d'Or and Le Dandy offering a warm and welcoming ambience.

Summer in Combloux

As summer arrives, Combloux reveals its stunning beauty. The summer climate in Combloux is delightful, with comfortable temperatures and abundant sunshine, setting the stage for a host of outdoor activities. The area is adorned with lush meadows, sparkling alpine lakes, and views of Mont Blanc and the surrounding peaks.

 

Hiking is a beloved activity in Combloux during summer, with trails that cater to all levels of experience, meandering through the picturesque landscape. For those new to the region, expert local guides are available to lead excursions in hiking, climbing, mountain biking, and the exhilarating Via Ferrata routes, ensuring a safe and memorable adventure.

 

Once you're more familiar with the area, set out to explore the enchanting beauty of Combloux and its surroundings. For those seeking a rush of adrenaline, the nearby rivers offer thrilling white-water rafting experiences. 

 

Extend your exploration to the broader region with day trips to nearby attractions such as the Vanoise National Park, the charming town of Annecy, and other quaint alpine resorts. Visit nearby attractions such as Chamonix, Megève, and the thermal baths of Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, each offering its unique experiences and attractions.

 

Summer in Combloux is marked by various events and festivals, celebrating everything from music and culture to sports and local traditions. These events add a vibrant and festive atmosphere to the village.

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