Property in Grimentz
Grimentz is an idyllic village situated in Val d’Anniviers with a proud history dating as far back as the 15th century. The countryside housing and farm buildings only add to the picture perfect aesthetic that makes it so appealing to holidaymakers who return year after year. Traditional dark wooden chalets and modern luxury apartments make the area stand out from almost any other in Switzerland, with each one providing spellbinding views.
Walking though the winding lanes visitors will be instantly won over by the peaceful countryside atmosphere that makes it feel so unique. Investment opportunities are rare as buyers are eager to snap up property whenever it comes onto the market, such is its exclusivity. Whether it is being used as a holiday home, or to rent out to other holidaymakers throughout the year, owning a property in Grimentz is the mark of real luxury.
Currently there are a host of chalets and apartments available to buy with each one providing exceptional value. Old Village Chalet is a 4 bedroom old village chalet recently renovated and available for €1,847,000. Chalet St Christophe is located in the exclusive setting of Les Flives development containing 5 bedrooms and with a price tag of €2,033,000.
Alternatively, you can buy into the Les Alps 2 bedroom apartment for €728,000 positioned right next to the piste. Chalet Vidoc features a large terrace and balcony that overlooks Grimentz and is available for €1,354,000, which is significantly cheaper than similar sized chalets in the region. A two bedroom duplex apartment remains available in Tanaya Lodge which can be purchased for €689,000, including the wrap-around terrace.
The Hameau de Roua chalet was custom built and comes with 5 or 6 bedrooms, with interior décor altered to suit specific requirements. 2-5 luxury bedroom apartments and chalets are ready for purchase at Les Chalets d’Adelaide, and Plein Soleil is offering 4-5 bedroom chalets from €934,000. Lastly, Les Rahas have 2-5 luxury bedroom apartments on the market starting at €845,000
Winter in Grimentz
Grimentz offers superb skiing for all abilities. The slopes stretch along the Becs de Bosson up to an altitude of almost 3000 metres, affording stunning views over the Val d’Anniviers and Rhone Valley. There are plenty of family-friendly pistes back down to the village, while off-piste skiers will find some incredible untouched terrain – with none of the crowds of the bigger resorts. Such are the snow conditions in Grimentz it is possible to ski fresh powder for several days after each snowfall – a luxury only available in this quiet and undiscovered corner of the alps. In December 2013 the long-awaited cable car opens for business linking Grimentz to the nearby resort of Zinal. Together with St Luc this now brings a total of 220kms of piste all accessible on the same lift pass.
Summer in Grimentz
Village life in Grimentz never stops, and in summer you will find a lively array of outdoor activities for all the family. The nearby Moiry Glacier with its Glacier Falls is one of the most spectacular in the Alps. Grimentz and the neighbouring village of St. Jean boast more than 100 km of signed mountain bike routes, ranging from an easy beginners’ stretch to the Grand Raid Cristal race course. Adrenalin junkies can put their courage to the test by canyoning and rafting in the breath-taking gorges, or simply relaxing around the warm alpine lakes. In the village itself you will find swimming pools, tennis courts, crazy golf, climbing walls, children’s play areas and much more.