FREE NOTARY FEES IN APRIL: Part of an exciting collection of 28 new-build residences created by an award-winning developer, this ski property for sale in Chamonix enjoys a superb location close to the historic centre, the bus stop and the Aiguille du Midi lift.
Located on the second floor of the property, this 88 sqm apartment for sale in Chamonix is perfect for families or ski trips with friends. The apartment features three double bedrooms, one of which also has an en-suite bathroom. There is also plenty of space for entertaining with a 33 sqm open-plan living and dining area which opens up to a balcony of 11 sqm with Mont Blanc views.
As a new-build property, future owners have the opportunity to reclaim the 20% VAT from the property price if they decide to rent out this penthouse when not in use. In addition, this property incurs lower notary fees of 2.5% (typically, resales have higher fees for 7-8%).
This sporty resort sees tourist demand throughout the year, making it possible to generate rental income in the warmer months too. According to the tourism office, the number of overnight stays recorded in summer 2019 was 100,000 higher than in summer 2018.
Just an hour from Geneva Airport, Chamonix is a true year-round town with around 10,000 inhabitants. The host fo the first Winter Olympic Games and one of the country’s first ski resorts, Chamonix has welcomed skiiers since 1906 and is often the go-to resort for seasoned skiiers with more than 100km of red and black runs.
A year-round sports paradise, when the snow melts away, an extensive network of hiking trails and an 18 hole golf course are revealed.
WHY BUY WITH ATHENA ADVISERS?
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When investing in French property, there is much more to consider than the basics like the location or views. At Athena Advisers we stand out from our competitors. We are the only company with dedicated teams to help our international clients choose, finance, design, furnish and manage their properties on an ongoing basis.
360° purchase support
In addition to organising property viewings from our offices in Paris, Annecy (French Alps) and Cannes, our in-house teams also support clients through every step of the purchase process. We decode the paperwork and contracts and become the bridge between all the different legal and official parties involved in the purchase, guiding our clients through every step of the process.
20% VAT rebate
If the owner of a new property intends to rent it on an ongoing basis when they are not occupying it, Athena can help them reclaim 20% VAT from the purchase price. It will need to be rented furnished, on short term lets, with 3 hotel type services in place e.g. cleaning, laundry, key holding. Athena can provide the full reclamation service subject to conditions and a one-off fee. Interested? Get in touch to find out more.
Mortgage rates in France are currently at all-time lows but obtaining a French Mortgage for a non-resident can have many pitfalls. The experienced and multilingual team at Athena Private Finance, alongside its French-focused sister company, French Private Finance, can help you identify your options and navigate the often stringent French banking system. They can provide a free decision in principle in minutes and thanks to more than 10 years of experience, they can also assist you with insurance, bank accounts and legal & tax advice.
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