October 20, 2014

The 4 Most Luxurious Ski Chalets On Sale Right Now

The worldwide luxury real estate market has been on fire in recent years, and there's no better example of that than the rising popularity of world-class ski chalets. Skiing (or snowboarding, for those who prefer it) is a fantastic hobby on its own, but to enjoy it from the comfort of your very own luxury chalet up in the mountains? Simply unbeatable! Here are the 4 most luxurious ski chalets which are currently on sale in the world's most prestigious skiing destinations:

1. Haus Taube (Kitzbühel, Austria) - $15.23 Million

Haus Taube (Kitzbühel, Austria) - $15.23 Million

Located in the scenic Tyrol region of the Austrian Alps, Kitzbühel is a charming medieval-style town that looks like it came straight out of a fairy tale. It's little wonder, then, that those seeking their own "happily ever after" endings would build gorgeous chalets in this legendary resort town - such as, for example, Haus Taube. This fine property boasts panoramic views of the nearby mountains, and - even better - is conveniently situated just minutes' walk away from the town square. Built as recently as 1999 and further renovated a decade later, this home includes countless high-end amenities, including a large indoor swimming pool, a wine cellar, an underground parking lot, and a dedicated ski room. With 7 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms, Haus Taube truly is the world's ultimate Alpine ski retreat.

2. 10448 Summit View Dr N (Park City, U.S.A.) - $6.9 Million

10448 Summit View Dr N (Park City, U.S.A.) - $6.9 Million

Utah's Deer Valley has long been known as one of the hottest ski destinations that America has to offer, being site to many of the nation's most exceptional new chalet properties in recent years. One such chalet is this gorgeous 6-bedroom, 7-bathroom property located in an exclusive Deer Crest community. Each one of the 6 spacious bedrooms boasts its own en-suite bathroom, while the airy floor plan and fine wood finishings throughout the home keep the theme feeling extravagant and luxurious. The gourmet kitchen is a sight unto itself, featuring high-end Sub-Zero and Viking brand appliances, while the entire property comes pre-furnished with top-of-the-line furniture. This just might be the nicest ski chalet in America!

3. Chalet Le Mayen (Nendaz, Switzerland) - $2.19 Million

Chalet Le Mayen (Nendaz, Switzerland) - $2.19 Million

Nestled in a truly idyllic location in the Swiss alps, Chalet Le Mayen is the kind of breathtaking property that almost seems too good to be true - and yet there it is, real as day, and potentially yours for a cool $2.19 million US dollars! 5 bedrooms (including 1 elegant master bedroom) spread out over 190 square metres of floor space ensures plenty of comfortable lodgings for the whole family, or even for friends and business associates you may wish to take for a trip to the nearby slopes. Under-floor heating permeates the property, keeping you warm and cozy even on those snow-swept winter nights. An extensive wrap-around balcony offers a scenic view and a breath of fresh air, while the property's secluded garden area provides a bit of outdoor greenery that's all your own. A truly magnificent piece of real estate!

4. Les Balcons de la Chapelle (Méribel, France) - $4.11 Million

Les Balcons de la Chapelle (Méribel, France) - $4.11 Million

Méribel is perhaps the most renowned of all the French Alps resort towns, both on account of its unbeatable natural beauty as well as its abundance of phenomenal ski runs. It's little wonder, then, that this town (actually a collection of 3 separate villages) in Savoie has become the darling of high-end European ski enthusiasts. This particular property, however, is more of an "opportunity" than an "commodity". Why? Because it's a semi-detached chalet, not yet finished, whose interior features can be customized by the developer according to your precise preferences and desires. As part of a larger project (6 chalet apartments which have already been sold), this chalet is the last one for sale in the development and, if you customize properly, could easily be the best of all!