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Austrian Ski Chalet Development – Stadl, Almdorf Kreischberg

February 15th, 2007

This new Almdorf Kreischberg development consists of 40 new 3 or 4 bedroom chalets in the peaceful Austrian village of Stadl, which are currently in development. The area is known not only for great skiing but also for spectacular scenery with a number of lakes dotted around the Hohe Tauern mountain range.

Almdorf Kreischberg Chalet

The chalets are ideally positioned between the skiing areas of Kreischberg and Turracher which offers approximately 70km of skiing and Obertauern which offers 120km of pistes, also the chalets are due to be built within 300 m of a proposed ski lift.

The Almdorf Kreischberg development offers excellent facilities with swimming pools, solariums and a leisure centre on the complex that will contain tennis courts, volleyball and a toboggan run. In the summer months, hiking in the area is recommended as Stadl is amongst the largest Swiss stone pine forest in Austria.

Access to the Almdorf Kreischberg chalets is convenient as they are approximately 1 hour 30 minutes drive from Salzburg airport, which is on the main flight plan of many of the world major airline carriers.

As the chalets are still in development, it is still possible to furnish the interior to your taste and the developers have a 14,000 budget included into the price to allow for furnishing specifications.

Prices begin at €175,988. For additional details about the development see Investors In Property also be sure to check our Austrian property buyers guide page

European Ski Property Investment

February 14th, 2007

As the ski season is in full swing we thought we would bring you a round up of some of the offerings from around Europe. Alpine properties are certainly not the cheapest type of property on the market, but they can prove to be an excellent investment as many can be let to ski enthusiasts all year round.

In fact, with milder winters seemingly an unfortunate inevitability, the more enterprising developers are factoring a potential lack of snow during some parts of the year into their development plans. It is certainly not uncommon to see ski developments now encompassing spa complexes, swimming, gymnasiums, hiking trails and even golf and tennis facilities. When one combines these facilities with the attraction of the ski slopes it is not difficult to see why such properties are valued highly and are in great demand.

When considering investment property it is certainly worth considering the other facilities apart from the skiing, as these could be the deciding factor with would-be short term or long term renters.

One such new development is in the Champagny en Vanoise region of the French Alps. The property developer MGM is building 75 two bedroomed apartments in a wooded part of the Paradiski skiing area which boasts a ski slope of 420km. The Alpages de Champagny development cannot simply be considered for skiing only as it will contain an indoor pool, Jacuzzi’s and fitness rooms.

Alpages de Champagny Development

The development is in the heart of the Vanoise National Park so hiking is also an excellent option. Additionally, the developer is offering a leaseback scheme and guaranteed property rental. Prices will start at €191,000. See MGM Constructeur  for more details.

Cumbre Sol in Valencia – Northern Costa Blanca

February 12th, 2007

This new build Villa based in the Moraira area sits in an enviable position 170 metres above sea level affording excellent views of the Mediterranean Sea and the beautiful countryside that surrounds.

The Villa is 3 bedroomed with the benefit of 4 bathrooms. The internal property dimensions are 330 square metres.

Cumbre Sol Villa

Cumbre del Sol is located between Moraira and Javea and can boast a number of excellent facilities such as a supermarket, restaurants, bars, bank, a medical centre and a private beach.

The villa price is £387,228 (€573,097)

To contact the vendor visit Foremost Villas

If you are interested in purchasing Spanish property see our Spanish Property Buying Guide


Costa Blanca Property – La Sella, Cap Moraira

February 9th, 2007

This new build villa complex is located between Javea and Denia and offers 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a private pool and 121 square metres internally.

The villa is within close proximity of the 18 hole La Sella International Golf Course and a Marriott 5 star resort has recently opened in the area providing an extra 9 hole golf course.

The property offers panoramic views over the golf course and the Denia national park.

Facilities in the area are excellent; these include numerous restaurants, bars, a supermarket, equestrian school, tennis courts, sports centre and private beach.

Prices start at €452,214. For additional details and pictures see Foremostvillas


Costa Blanca – Property Focus

February 2nd, 2007

The Costa Blanca region of Spain is one of the most popular regions on the Spanish coast both for property investors and holidaymakers. The region enjoys over 325 days of sunshine per year with an annual average temperature approaching 20 degrees.

Property hotspot areas in the Costa Blanca are considered to be Murcia and Alicante in the south of the region and Valencia, Moraira, Javea and Denia in the north. There are low cost air carriers providing regular flights to the region from most major and many regional airports throughout Europe.

There are always a large number of developments to choose from on the Costa Blanca – we will provide a small round up of what new build property you could expect to find and the applicable pricing.

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