Archive for the ‘French Alps’ Category

Perfect time to be buying a property in the Alps

With the number of British buyers having thought to have dropped back, at the start of 2016, by anything up to 30%, Leggett put this calming in the French property market down to the effects of both fiscal and economic uncertainty, caused by the ‘Brexit’ referendum, taking place on the 23rd June. However to those […]

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CHAMONIX: Unique opportunity to purchase a Freehold, Ski Apartment in Chamonix

Great rental income On-site rental management Inclusive of all constuctor guarantees Ski lifts two to five minutes drive away Luxurious spa and wellness centre Indoor heated swimming pool and gymnasium Underground parking space and ski locker Competitive finance package available CALL 08700 11 51 51 ( Uk only ) Or +33 (0)4 77 75 11 […]

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RHÔNE ALPES – One of the first questions buyers ask …

What is the weather like? This is clearly one of the important factors that dictate where you would buy a second home or indeed where you’d relocate to work and live. In the Rhone-Alpes we have many micro-climates due to the mountains and lakes but I think it is clear that if you like “weather” […]

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Summer 2014

Another fun fuelled and prosperous winter season has flown by. Within the property market, the demand is up and prices are at their lowest since 2008 proving a great time to buy. With snow melting in the approaching summer heat, the Alps dramatically change into a completely different world. Buyers who are seeking all-season properties come […]

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Bon Appetit

You may associate dining in the Alps with its hearty Raclettes, Fondues and Tartiflettes fulfilling the skiers appetite – but, there is more to the Alps than meets the stomach! Last month saw one of the world’s largest and most prestigious culinary competitions in Lyon, where 24 finalist chefs gathered from 3 continents to compete […]

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Thinking of Ski Lessons?

More and more people are viewing ski lessons as a way to get more out of their skiing from short one hour private lessons to week long courses. The Leggett Ski team have used several ski schools, here are some of our favourites; SNOWORKS offer an all-terrain SKI COURSE amongst many other that I can […]

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France and Spain are the best places to live in Europe, according to the latest uSwitch Quality of Life Index.

The UK came 10th out of the 10 European countries in the Index, thanks to high living costs, below average government spending on health and education, short holidays and late retirement.  The Index shows that people in France enjoy the highest quality of life, closely followed by Spain. For your move to France you might […]

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PARADISKI stats

in figures : 3 resorts, 20 destinations 1200 m – 3250 m 2 equipped glaciers 3 peaks over 3000 m 425 km of piste 228 hectares of artificial snow (626 cannons) 236 slopes including 37 black, 65 red, 123 blue, 11 green 153 km of cross country trails 2 snowparks, 3 boardercross, 2 boardergliss et […]

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WORLD CLASS SKIING AT SENSIBLE PRICES.

David Cowx, estate agent in Paradiski, gives us food for thought on why to buy there ……. First things first; skiing can be an expensive sport and an expensive family holiday and there is no doubt that property prices in The French Alps can look expensive compared to other parts of France. However it is […]

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A recent article on the Rightmove site states that France comes top.

A recent survey states that France still comes out at the top of the list of countries British people would most like to move to for “quality of life”. This will come as no surprise to you, I am sure. They continue on to say that “France is a wonderful place to live, offering space, […]

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