"The classiest resort in France. Just sit on the sunny terrace of one of the many fine restaurants admiring the view of Mont Blanc and you will understand why. Megeve has many magnificent chalets and fabulous farm houses set around a charming town, all surrounded by stunning views. Although Megeve is expensive, you can also find great value alternatives in the satellite villages of Combloux and Saint Gervais." - Rob Keddy
Megève is a beautiful medieval Savoyard town with a traffic-free centre, cobbled streets, and horse drawn sleighs. Established as a resort by Baroness de Rothschild in 1916, it has developed quite a reputation boasting fabulous shops, wonderful gourmet restaurants and luxury hotels.
Set in a lovely sunny position and part of a 300km ski region, Megève has retained its traditional charm with rustic chalets everywhere you look. There are even still over 200 working farms in the area. Megeve is one of the most convenient resorts in the Alps to access, with Geneva airport just a 1 hour drive away.
Megeve is also surrounded by a number of less audacious neighbours including Saint Gervais and Combloux.
An historic spa town, Saint Gervais boasts pretty stone buildings, an authentic French Alpine charm and wooded slopes that skiers of all abilities can enjoy. The town remains something of a hidden gem, and Saint Gervais enjoys a fantastic range of mountain restaurants as well as a number of lively bars, restaurants and shops.
The traditional French village of Combloux is only five minutes from Megève and offers a low key, more relaxed atmosphere, with picturesque Mont Blanc views and plenty of activities for skiers and non-skiers alike. The resort is an excellent dual season location, with an ecological lake that is open for swimming in the summer.
Megève has a substantial ski area with 325km of pistes served by 80 ski lifts. There are some good nusery slopes for beginners, but Megeve is mainly suited to intermediates. Especially those who enjoy long, cruising runs with panoramic mountain views. There is so much outstanding terrain to explore that there is no point suggesting a certain sector. Just try it all!
For experts there is some excellent off-piste skiing on offer, with some of best powder in the Alps. While on the piste, there are over 30 mountain restaurants, many of which are gourmet standard and easily accessible for non-skiers to head up for lunch.
While Megève is low compared to some its neighbours, there are over 170 snow canons that keep churning out the white stuff all season long. Therefore you can be sure you will be able to ski right down into the town centre from opening day to closing. Chamonix’s world famous ski area is also just a half hour drive away, which provides an additional 115km of slopes including glacier skiing at 3840m.
Megève is an ideal dual season resort and, as plenty of residents live here year round, there are plenty of shops, bars and restaurants that are open almost 365 days a year. Megève also has a great selection of Summer activities, most notably the beautiful 18 par Mont d'Arbois golf course. Set at 1320 metres overlooking the resort, the course is one of the oldest in the Alps and often hosts both amateur and professional competitions.
For the non-golfers out there, you can enjoy over 150km of marked hiking trails and 80km of biking trails, all the while surrounded by stunning Alpine scenery. Megève is well known as a very expensive destination, so luckily perhaps its most valuable feature, the views, come free of charge.
There are plenty of other activities to keep all ages satisfied including a High Ropes Adventure Park, Summer Luge, tennis courts, indoor and outdoor pools, white water rafting, canyoning, hot air ballooning etc etc. If you aren't in the mood for something active, then there are plenty of spas to relax and pamper yourself in.
Megève is mostly known for its stunning individual chalets which you can find scattered across the resort. All offer luxury interiors built to the very highest standards, and some come with fully equipped wellness areas and even indoor swimming pools. Each chalet reflects the glamour and of its parent resort and represents the very pinnacle in Alpine living.
If your budget cannot stretch this high, then the nearby resorts of Combloux and St Gervais can offer you similarly stunning chalets but for a more reasonable price tag. St Gervais is directly connected to the Evasion Mont Blanc and has a number of luxury resale chalets as well as some lower priced chalets built to order.
Combloux has some similar resales and new chalet projects meaning no matter where you want to be or what you want to buy, you are well catered for. Combloux also has some new low budget leaseback apartments available showing that the Megeve ski area is not just for the high end client anymore.
Megeve, Chalet RocheblondeEUR 4,900,000
Chalet Rocheblonde is a beautiful and recently completed residence near the centre of Megeve that is already fully furnished and ready to move into.Spa & Wellness Facilities, Swimming Pool, Newbuild
Megeve, KneissEUR 990,000 - 3,750,000
Kneiss enjoys one of the most convenient positions you will find in Megeve, situated right in the centre and just 300m from the Chamois ski lift.Town-Centre, Spa & Wellness Facilities, Hotel Services, Newbuild
Combloux, Les Roches BlanchesEUR 294,600 - 669,000
An extensive hotel renovation and expansion, altogether the Les Roches Blanches development will provide two phases and five buildings of brand new apartments.Ski in, Rental Management, Spa & Wellness Facilities, Swimming Pool, Newbuild
Megeve, Le Parc du Mont d'ArboisEUR 1,000,000 - 2,240,000
Just a short drive from the centre of Megeve, 500m from the Rocharbois and Mont d'Arbois lifts and next to the golf course is the new Parc du Mont d'Arbois development.Newbuild
Megeve, Stallion ApartmentsEUR 320,000 - 2,081,000
A brand new development of exquisite apartments to be built a short distance from the Rochebrune ski lift in the tradional village of Megeve.Spa & Wellness Facilities, Hotel Services, Swimming Pool, Newbuild
Megeve, Chalet du CentrePrice on Application
Chalet du Centre is an impressive and newly built residence due for completion in time for the 2018/19 ski season.Town-Centre, Spa & Wellness Facilities, South facing, Newbuild
Megeve, Chalet MorganPrice on Application
Built in 2000, Morgan is a stunning Alpine chalet located in a convenient position near to both the centre and the Chamois and Rochebrune cable cars.Spa & Wellness Facilities, Swimming Pool
Praz sur Arly, Le Chalet des NardsEUR 320,000 - 415,000
A historic farmhouse located in the pretty village of Praz sur Arly, Chalet des Nards is an extensive renovation project to create eight new apartments.Renovation
Megeve, Laclos AptEUR 995,000
Situated within the village of Praz-Sur-Arly and just a five minute walk from the centre is the charming and impressive Laclos Apt.South facing
Megeve, Henry AptEUR 750,000
Located in a great position just five minutes away from the centre of Megeve and the Chamois ski lift is the Henry Apt.
Combloux, Premieres LogesEUR 214,900 - 899,900
A new-build development consisting of 18 apartments and a chalet, each will be built to a high standard in a traditional Savoyarde style.Town-Centre, Newbuild
Megeve, Chalet ÉlodieEUR 2,600,000
A stunning newbuild chalet finished in old wood and sold fully furnished.Spa & Wellness Facilities, South facing
Megeve, Apartment RochebruneEUR 715,000
A stylish ski in, ski out apartment on the edge of the Rochebrune slopes.Ski In, Ski Out, South facing
Praz sur Arly, Chalet RenoirEUR 2,625,000
Located in the traditional village of Praz sur Arly and just down the road from Megeve, Chalet Renoir benefits from a fantastic ski in, ski out location right next to the slopes.Ski In, Ski Out, Spa & Wellness Facilities
Megeve, Chalet AumontEUR 3,950,000
Chalet Aumont is situated in a quiet and private position of Demi-Quartier, surrounded by nature and beautiful views towards Mont Blanc.Swimming Pool
Megeve, Chalet JosephineEUR 8,495,000
Chalet Josephine is a recently constructed, seven bedroom mansion and arguably the most prestigious residence currently available in Megeve.Spa & Wellness Facilities, Swimming Pool, Newbuild
Megeve, Chalet AlpinaPrice on Application
Set right in the centre, just a few steps from the Place de l'Eglise, Chalet Alpina is positioned in one of the most prestigious plots in Megeve.Town-Centre
Megeve, Chalet MagevaEUR 1,600,000 - 3,950,000
Chalet Mageva is a limited set of 4 luxury apartments, to be entirely renovated and refurbished just 500m from the centre of Megeve.Newbuild
Praz sur Arly, Hameau des PrazEUR 482,400 - 2,640,000
The Hameau des Praz is a brand new 5* luxury development of six chalets and 54 apartments, all in a ski in, ski out location.Ski In, Ski Out, Spa & Wellness Facilities, Hotel Services, Swimming Pool, Newbuild
Saint Gervais, Mont Blanc ChaletsEUR 963,000 - 994,000
Nestled in the heart of Saint Gervais, just fifteen minutes from Megeve, is a brand new development of ten bespoke chalets.Newbuild
Megeve, Chalet BelleauEUR 3,900,000
Chalet Belleau is a stunning ski in, ski out chalet situated in picturesque position on the Jaillet slopes, right above Megeve.Ski In, Ski Out, Spa & Wellness Facilities
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