The prestigious Terrasses d Helios residence offers stylish 1 to 3 bed apartments in traditional chalets, and comes with a pool and spa, with direct access to the slopes and Grand Massi ski area.
This prestigious residence has been designed along resolutely traditional architectural lines, fitting perfectly into the environment, with its large stone and wood chalets. Altogether there are 113 apartments offering understated and contemporary furnishings with natural shades, subtle patterns and tasteful decor. Each one comes with a fitted kitchen area, plenty of storage space and natural light, beautiful decorated bedrooms, free WIFI and satellite TV and a balcony or patio. The residence also features an indoor heated swimming pool, a spa area with Jacuzzi, sauna and hammam, as well as direct access to the chair lift.
Flaine Montsoleil is a completely pedestrianised hamlet, with easy and direct access to the slopes which link up to the vast ski area of Flaine and Grand Massif. The residence is only 500 metres from shops, restaurants and all the amenities of Flaine Foret. The centre of the resort (Flaine Forum) is 10 minutes away on the free shuttle. Flaine itself offers much more besides skiing, as sculptures by Picasso, Vasarely and Dubuffet stand alongside several listed historical monuments, testament to its rich architectural heritage. Various fun activities, entertainments, bars & restaurants will keep you going for the all-important apres-ski. Flaine is part of the Grand Massif Domain which encompasses 265 km of the finest pistes in France and 141 carefully maintained runs (15 black, 45 red, 64 blue, 17 green). It is linked to four other resorts offering access to the slopes by ski- Morillon, Samoens, Les Carroz and Sixt Fer a Cheval, and all are known for their record snow coverage.
Aside from traditional skiing, try cross country skiing, snowboarding, a Nordic itinerary for snow shoeing, sledging, the snow park, freeriding, snowmobiling, paragliding, ice quads and kite snow. In summer there is plenty to do including hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, golf, swimming, tennis, archery etc.
Local food and gastronomy:
Meat and cheese feature heavily in Alpine cuisine, with produce including Bleu du Vercors-Sassenage, Petafine, fish (trout) and dishes such as petafine, bleu du vercors, nuts, chartreuse (alcohol) and sausages. Typical dishes are raclette (melted cheese served with charcuterie), fondue (melted cheese) tartiflette (a gratin with potatoes and Reblochon cheese), and rissoles (pear pastry).
The management company
The Company exclusively managing this development is stock market-listed and has been operating in the tourism industry since 1967. Currently managing 47,200 apartments in 379 residences across Europe (the majority of which are in France), this company welcomed 7.5million guests in 2007/2008 generating 1.425 billion Euros of revenue.
- no occupancy with a yield of 3.50%
- 2 weeks occupancy ( 1 week in medium season in winter, 1 week in low season in summer) with a yield of 3.25%
- 2 weeks occupancy (1 week in high season winter and 1 week in high season summer) with a yield of 3.10%
- 3 weeks occupancy (1 week very high season winter, 1 week very high season winter, 1 week low season summer) with a yield of 2.75%
- 8 weeks occupancy (3 weeks in medium season winter, 2 weeks low season winter, two weeks high season summer, 1 week low season summer) with a yield of 2.60%
- 20 weeks occupancy (2 weeks in very high season winter, 2 weeks in high season winter, 5 weeks medium season winter, 4 weeks low season winter, 2 weeks high season summer, 5 weeks low season summer)
- Or a la carte options
We have our own French mortgage brokerage service in order to find the most suitable mortgage for each client. Whether you want an interest-only mortgage, a traditional repayment mortgage or hybrid mortgage, we can get the right mortgage for you.
Flaine is 15 km from les Carroz d'Arache, 48 km from Morzine, Samoens and Morzine, 52 km from Saint Gervais les Bains and 66 km from Chamonix Mont Blanc.
By car: A40 Geneva-Chamonix, exit 19 for Flaine, direction Flaine N205 then D106 (30 minutes from the exit)
By train: nearest TGV station at Cluses (30 km), Geneva and Annemasse (70 km), all offering bus links to Flaine.
By plane: Geneva Airport is an hour away, Lyon Saint Exupery is 2 hours 20 minutes away. Both offer flights to the UK.
Prices do not include the legal notaire fees.
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