Les Deux Alpes Property Insight


Les Deux Alpes is a French ski resort of the Isère department, in the Rhone-Alpes region. The village is at 1,650m of altitude, 64km to the south east of Grenoble. The ski resort boasts one of the largest skiable glaciers of Europe and is very famous in France for its summer ski. It was created just after the Chamonix ski resort in the 1950s, which makes it one of the most ancient ski resorts in France.

This gorgeous ski resort offers the opportunity to ski in both summer and winter. It is accessible by a cable car and several ski lifts which let you ski on the largest ski area of France. A famous snow park was also equipped in the glacier. Since 1990, many tourists have come there in summer to practise mountain cycling. Les Deux Alpes is an idyll for nature lovers, you will fill in heaven there. The scenery is stunning: cycling or skiing at the heart of the mountains gives you a feeling of freedom that you will never forget.

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Les Deux Alpes Immobilier & Property Market Trends

In 2009, a property in France is sold €3,197 /sq m. In Les Deux Alpes, property prices are slightly below this national average (€2,900 /sq m). However, the ski resort has so much to offer: wonderful landscapes, quietness, fresh air, nature… Furthermore, considering prices in other ski resorts such as Alpe d'Huez (about 4,200/ sq m), prices in Les Deux Alpes are more affordable, especially for low budgets. This is the perfect location if you are looking for a buy-to-let as it welcomes each winter and summer numerous tourists and holidaymakers. Finding a tenant should be quite easy in particular during the high seasons. The return on investment in such a location should be fast.

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3 Reasons to Buy a Property in Les Deux Alpes

  • Tourism: Les Deux Alpes is a very attractive place for skiing (both in summer and winter) and cycling. Tourism is the main economic resource of this outstanding ski resort. It offers his holidaymakers a great atmosphere, amazing scenery and full tranquillity. Tourism being so well developed, plenty of miscellaneous activities are on offer. You cannot help being seduced by all these gems when going in Les Deux Alpes.

  • Scenery: the landscapes of the ski resort are mountainous ones. This place is an idyll for nature, skier and cyclist lovers. In winter, mountains are covered with snow and let you feel in paradise. In summer, it is also possible to ski, but Les Deux Alpes is more renowned for offering greenery and great bicycle paths. Strolling in outdoors alone will provide you with beautiful sights and allow you a big breath of fresh air.

  • Rental opportunities: Les Deux Alpes is a very popular ski resort of Isere, France. Its principal economic resource being tourism, the area offers great rental opportunities in both summer and winter for short-term lets. The ski resort is very dynamic during these periods and to match the expectations of tourists, new projects and improvements are constantly at the agenda of the station. You should have a quick return on investment.

Property Styles and Architecture in Les Deux Alpes

  • Apartments: there is a huge number of apartments in Les Deux Alpes, which may be explained by the high number of tourists coming in the area each year. They have no particular architecture style because they have mainly a practical purpose: housing numerous people. They are often located very close to the slopes and local shops. A great kind of property for buy-to-lets.

  • Chalets: they are very typical from mountainous areas. They are mainly made of wood both inside and outside the property. These charming houses offer a stunning view over the snowy mountains and are very romantic. They could be ideal either for a second home or a let.

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Take a closer look at the Isère property market:
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