Property in Zinal
After travelling through the winding Val d’Anniviers roads you arrive at the picturesque village of Zinal, a small Swiss resort hidden away and mostly visited by those who are looking to avoid experiencing the norm. Its authenticity can be seen everywhere you look and traditionally designed chalets perfectly typify that ideal. Whether you are a party of two, or a family looking to get away for a peaceful couple of weeks, the property options in Zinal provide the perfect respite.
There is a distinct slower pace of life that hangs in the air and this no-rush attitude makes the chalets feel even more homely and inviting. Val d’Anniviers is very much a ski region on the rise which makes it the ideal time to look into property investment. With plenty of hiking and mountain biking activities ongoing throughout the summer, rental enquiries are constant and provide instant value for any property owner.
Chalet Wald is only a short distance away from the village, with a selection of 3-4 bedroom chalets starting from €857,000. Enjoy the panoramic views from the large balcony set next to a spacious interior that provides ample room to relax and unwind. If you are looking for a Luxury Chalet then this 5 bedroom residence ticks all the right boxes. Enjoy the sauna, hot tub and handcrafted interiors constructed by a local craftsmen artists, LED lighting and sound system, home cinema and much more for €3,693,000.
Or you may opt to view the Zinal 5-bedroom duplex penthouse which is located next to the ski lifts and allows the opportunity to ski within 40m of the apartment itself. Situated in a prime spot in the Zinal village this is a rare chance to purchase a highly sought after property that receives consistent rental request across the year.
Winter in Zinal
Previously the preserve of ski tourers and off-piste addicts Zinal has now been put firmly on the map with the completion of the long-awaited cable car link to nearby Grimentz. This spectacular feat of engineering spans the 3.5 kilometers between Zinal and Grimentz and now brings all 220 kilometers of piste in the Val D’Anniviers within easy access. There are some great, family friendly, pistes that come right back down into the resort as well as some world-famous off piste that attracts the very best skiers from all over Europe.
Summer in Zinal
Zinal is an ideal base from which to explore some of Switzerland’s highest peaks over the long summer months. The 4,506 Weisshorn dominates the landscape and hikers come from all parts of Switzerland to walk along some of the 300 kilometers of marked hiking trails. For longer hikes there are several charming mountain huts that will happily cook you a hearty dinner and offer the weary a bed for the night.
Similarly there are 150 kilometers of mountain biking trails – all colour coded to make sure you stay firmly in your comfort zone. Back in Zinal village you will find kids play and picnic areas, climbing walls, swimming pool and plenty of other activities for the whole family.