View from the top: Seven stunning French mountain properties

PUBLISHED: 20:03 20 May 2020 | UPDATED: 20:03 20 May 2020

Find out how much it would cost you to wake up to this view every morning...

Find out how much it would cost you to wake up to this view every morning...

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For many buyers, amazing views are high on the wishlist. So why not go all the way and purchase a home with panoramic mountain views?

1. €346,500, Savoie

The view from the balcony of this three-bedroom apartment in Crest-Voland, a picture-perfect village in the Espace Diamant, is pretty much unbeatable. Part of a small condominium of four apartments, the property is well-renovated in the traditional Alpine style. Crest-Voland is a lovely base in winter or summer from which to explore the surrounding mountains.

On the market with My Dream Home

Property in Savoie on the makret with My Dream HomeProperty in Savoie on the makret with My Dream Home

2. €740,000, Haute-Savoie

Imagine spending all your holidays at this stunning four-bedroom villa on the East Bank of Lake Annecy - or even living there full time. The house is beautifully finished in a neutral style that lets the views do the talking, and it comes with large landscaped gardens. The nearest village, Doussard, offers a range of amenities.

On the market with Leggett

Property in Haute-Savoie on the market with LeggettProperty in Haute-Savoie on the market with Leggett

3. €380,000, Pyrénées-Orientales

Let’s hop across to the other major French mountain range now - the Pyrénées. Peaceful doesn’t even begin to describe the setting of this spacious four-bedroom home. In the commune of Serralongue, the house is accessed by a sweeping driveway and sits within almost two hectares of beautiful gardens including a large pool. There are far-reaching, uninterrupted mountain views, best enjoyed from the large terrace on the top floor of the property.

On the market with Artaxa

Property in Pyrénées-Orientales on the market with ArtaxaProperty in Pyrénées-Orientales on the market with Artaxa

4. €735,000, Savoie

If you’re looking to combine a beautiful mountain location with a business opportunity, you might like this. This lovely chalet near St Nicolas La Chapelle is perfectly configured to be run as a B&B, with a large dining room and nine bedrooms in total, conprised of a mixture of ensuite doubles, bunk rooms, and individual appartments. It’s ideally situated 20 minutes from Megeve, an hour and half from Geneva, 50 minutes from Annecy and two hours from Lyon.

On the market with My Dream Home

Property in Savoie on the market with My Dream HomeProperty in Savoie on the market with My Dream Home

5. €296,794, Aude

A sunny climate, sparkling pool, gorgeous mountain setting and village location for less than €300,000? That’s what you’d be getting with this five-bedroom home in St-Just-et-le-Bézu, Aude, along with large rooms, a separate apartment, pretty garden and two terraces. It would make such a beautiful home, or has potential to be a great rental investment.

On the market with Beaux Villages

Property in Aude on the market with Beaux VillagesProperty in Aude on the market with Beaux Villages

6. €1,420,000, Haute-Savoie

Now this really is a dream home! Set at the bottom of the ski slopes at popular Praz-sur-Arly, with stunning open views over the Espace Diamant ski area, Mont Charvin and Aravis mountains, is this four-bedroom chalet. Large, bright and modern, it would make a luxurious family home or a lucrative rental investment, thanks to the great location five minutes from Megeve and an hour from Geneva.

On the market with My Dream Home

Property in Haute-Savoie on the market with My Dream HomeProperty in Haute-Savoie on the market with My Dream Home

7. €189,000, Isère

This lovely listing comprised of two dwellings with three bedrooms in total, set in the stunning and mountainous countryside of Isère, is such a bargain! With charming cosy rooms, 3500m2 of land including a vegetable patch and flower garden, and breathtaking views, this has potential to make a wonderful home or bolthole with potential for income. Located in the pretty commune of Ornon, just 30 minutes from Les Deux Alpes and Alpe d’Huez ski resorts.

On the market with Leggett

Property in Isere on the market with LeggettProperty in Isere on the market with Leggett

For more beautiful mountain properties take a look at FrancePropertyShop.com, above.

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