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31 May 2022

Top 3 reasons to choose a seasonal or annual rentals in the Alps 

There are several reasons why individuals choose to live in the mountains with seasonal or annual rentals in the Alps.

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Outdoor-loving families looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, people thinking about buying and testing out life in the mountains, or just fans of peace and quiet who like waking up to fresh air and breathtaking vistas every day. Is an alpine lifestyle right for you? Here are the top three reasons why more people are migrating here, either temporarily or permanently.

1. THE OPPORTUNITY TO TRY MOUNTAIN LIVING

Many of our seasonal and yearly guests are either getting their feet wet in the mountain life before acquiring their own property, or they are having a chalet built/renovated and want alternative lodging that feels like home.

Our great range of available residences on this basis is inviting, functional, and impeccably furnished; spaces meant to be lived in and loved. Down your home-away-from-home, you can completely settle in and immerse yourself in the alpine lifestyle, whether you’re working remotely, skiing, or simply establishing unique family memories.

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Each Lodge Destinations property has a personal concierge to ensure everything functions well before and throughout your stay. They are also fountains of information that can provide limitless suggestions and guidance, from where to get the best coffee in the morning to proposing activities for the kids. In no time, you’ll feel like a native!

2. EXCELLENT SCHOOLING

Switzerland is home to some of the most prestigious private schools in the world. Some families move to the mountains to provide their children the opportunity to attend one of these institutions while also living an active outdoor lifestyle in beautiful settings, either seasonally or permanently.

Verbier International School and Copperfield are two great international schools. Children may immerse themselves in a foreign language while being surrounded by peers from all over the world, expanding their horizons and cultural understanding. They will also acquire a real liking for skiing if they practice continuously throughout the winter rather than simply for a week’s vacation.

3. DO YOU GO ON MULTIPLE SKI TRIP PER SEASON?

Many of our clients visit the mountains many times every season. A luxurious seasonal rental allows them to enjoy a home-away-from-home experience without having to repack their winter clothing for each trip.

With additional time and a base in the mountains, you’ll be able to explore terrain you’ve never skied before, perfect your technique, and enjoy the resort on your own terms, rather than just during peak periods.

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Even if you want to divide your time between your primary residence and your mountain hideaway, the resorts in which we operate are all within easy reach of Europe’s major cities, making a weekend ski trip a practical, stress-free alternative throughout the winter season.

DISCOVER SOME OF OUR SEASONAL OR ANNUAL RENTALS IN THE ALPS

Chalet Westrock – Verbier

seasonal or annual rentals in the Alps
seasonal or annual rentals in the Alps
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Chalet WestRock is a spectacular luxury chalet in Verbier with modern alpine design, breathtaking views, calming wellness amenities, and plenty of space for the entire family to enjoy. The chalet is available for seasonal or annual rental.

The first floor of the five-story building features a huge open-plan living and dining area, as well as a fully-equipped kitchen. The living area makes use of the breathtaking views provided by the chalet’s floor to ceiling windows that flow out to the wraparound balcony. Large sofas are set around the dual-aspect fireplace and give a quiet spot to unwind in the morning with a cup of coffee and a good book.

The dining table is located opposite to the sofas and can easily seat 10 people. The magnificent patio, a true sun trap, contains the chalet hot tub, where you can unwind after a long day while watching one of Verbier’s stunning sunsets over the adjacent mountains.

Chalet WestRock’s bedrooms are divided across three levels. The expansive master suite occupies the whole second floor and is flooded with natural light thanks to a dual aspect and floor to ceiling picture windows. The huge master suite has a dressing area with enough space to store a full winter wardrobe, as well as a comfortable desk where you can catch up on emails in quiet. The ensuite is spacious and has a relaxing bath as well as a separate shower/steam room.

On the upper floor, a lovely children’s bedroom is tucked in the eaves of the chalet. This double bedroom includes its own bathroom, a desk for homework, plenty of floor space for play, and built-in closets. The other three double/twin bedrooms are on the ground floor. Each room has its own en-suite bathroom/shower room as well as direct access to the balcony.

Chalet WestRock has a sibling property, Chalet EastRock, which is also available seasonally. The two chalets would be ideal for friends or extended family who want to be close to one other but yet enjoy total seclusion.

Chalet Les Marmottes – Megève

Chalet les Marmottes is located in Megève‘s Jaillet district, close to the village centre and 300 metres from the Le Jaillet cable car. The location is suitable for both sports enthusiasts and city inhabitants.

The 450m2 cottage comfortably accommodates up to 10 people in 5 double bedrooms. Every bedroom has its own bathroom. The primary living space of the chalet is on the upper level, beneath the roof with high wooden ceilings. The spacious and inviting space includes a lounge with a fireplace, a dining room, a reading area, and a semi-open kitchen. This area leads to a big balcony. A mezzanine with a desk office and a saloon is also available.

The bottom level has four bedrooms as well as the recreational area, which includes an indoor swimming pool with a counter-current system and a hammam.

The chalet is available for a seasonal or annual rentals as well as on a self-carted basis during the winter and the summer season.

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Please contact us now if you are interested in seasonal or annual rentals in the Alps, and we would be pleased to assist you in locating the ideal home for your needs.

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