A lovely and bright fully furnished four bedroom apartment for sale just a minute's walk away from the main Savoleyre ski lift in Verbier.
The apartment has beautiful views, a large south facing lawn garden and is located in a quiet and green environment. It is one of only four apartments in Chalet Lièvre and has a rare configuration of accommodating four bedrooms in 100m2 of habitable space.
Chalet Lièvre includes a living room with fireplace and double height ceiling, a fully renovated kitchen, a mezzanine, which is currently used as a TV/game space, four bedrooms, one bathroom and one shower room. It also has a private cellar/ski room equipped with ski boots dryer and a dedicated parking space in the adjacent underground garage.
The apartment has large south facing bay windows ensuring a lot of light and sunshine throughout the day and a direct access and usage of the sizeable terrace and flat garden plus incredible views of the town and the mountain ranges.
Verbier is approximately one hour from Chamonix, two hours' drive from Geneva, and three hours from Zurich. The nearest international airport is Geneva. Sion airport, just 50 minutes away by car, can accommodate private jets and offers helicopter transfers. You can also land private helicopters closer in Le Chable, only 15 minutes into Verbier town centre.
Verbier. A Home in the Valais.
The beautiful mountain resort of Verbier in the Four Valleys is the in-place for homeowners who want to ski hard and party harder. Verbier mixes up picture-pretty wooden chalets and contemporary penthouses, refined clubs and joyfully edgy new hotels: check out how magnificently The W Hotel has transformed the Medran lift station.
Verbier is a true year-round resort with hiking trails, mountain bike paths and a packed sporting and cultural calendar for the summer. In winter however it is above the village on Verbier’s highly prized steep slopes that the real daytime action happens.
This is Switzerland’s largest ski area, a proper, hard-wired Alpine resort where a south-facing bowl provides a satisfying tangle of blue and red pistes, several infamous black runs and unforgettable off-piste skiing. Descend the legendary Bec des Rosses, free ride through the Vallon d’Arby or ski as a family on the forgiving slopes through the trees to La Tzoumaz.
As night falls the focus moves into the village centre. Après-ski evenings often start at Hotel Farinet, Mont Fort Pub or Le Rouge and end at the Casbah or legendary Farm Club where royalty and celebrities party with seasonaires.
How To Buy in Switzerland:
The purchase process in Switzerland is straightforward and well structured. However Switzerland imposes restrictions on who can purchase property with the precise rules differing between regions and sometimes between neighbouring resorts.
In general non-Swiss nationals who want to buy property in Switzerland must obtain a permit prior to any purchase. The two laws that concern the purchase of second homes are the Lex Koller, introduced in the 1980s as a way of limiting the number of second-homes allowed to be purchased by non-residents and the Lex Weber, introduced in 2012, limiting the supply of new second homes.
Under the Lex Koller foreign buyers are only permitted to own one property in Switzerland and they cannot resell their home within five years of purchase.
There are some of Switzerland’s 26 cantons (administrative areas) where only Swiss nationals or people holding a Permit B (long-term work permit) or a Permit C (a permanent residence permit) can buy. Many of the elite ski resorts and also the cities of Geneva and Zurich have severe restrictions. However special government legislation means that all new-build homes in Andermatt, most unusually, are free of any restrictions on non-Swiss owners.
To fully discuss purchasing options it is essential to consult a specialist.
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