March 1, 2013 7:16 pm

Hot property: skiing

Five residences that offer access to pistes or ski resorts, including a furnished chalet in Andorra and a converted farm in Angus
Les Trois Couronnes, Sonalon, Verbier, Switzerland

Les Trois Couronnes, Sonalon, Verbier, Switzerland, SFr40m (£28m)

Where In the Canton of Valais, 40 minutes’ drive to Sion international airport and two hours’ drive to Geneva.

What Three newly built interconnected chalets, with eight bedrooms and 1,300 sq metres of living space. The chalets are connected by a vaulted art gallery and there is a spa with a pool, outdoor Jacuzzi, hammam and sauna.

Why The chalet is ski-in and skiers can explore 410km of pistes.

Who Savills Alpine Homes, www.savills.co.uk, tel: +44 20 7016 3740

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Ski Lift Lodge, Northstar Resort, Truckee, California, US

Ski Lift Lodge, Northstar Resort, Truckee, California, US, $4.5m

Where On the northern shore of Lake Tahoe, half an hour’s drive from Reno-Tahoe airport, where there are daily connecting flights to San Francisco, 200 miles away.

What A four-bedroom, 4,674 sq ft lodge with a spa, library and views of the Summit and Pacific Crest peaks.

Why The lodge has access to the privately owned ski lift that serves just the 50 high-end properties in Big Springs, an exclusive neighbourhood in the 3000-acre Northstar Resort.

Who Chase International, www.chaseinternational.com, tel: +1 530 582 8103

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Broomhall, Kilry, Blairgowrie, Angus, UK

Broomhall, Kilry, Blairgowrie, Angus, UK, £549,000

Where In eastern Scotland, 22 miles from Dundee where there are direct flights to London City airport, and 66 miles from Edinburgh international airport.

What A newly converted farm that dates back to 1747, with views over the Angus glens and the River Isla. The property has five bedrooms, three of which are en suite, and a circular drawing room that has been created from where the farm’s millstone was housed.

Why Broomhall is 22 miles from skiing at Glenshee, the UK’s most extensive resort, with 22 lifts and 36 runs.

Who Knight Frank, www.knightfrank.com, tel: +44 131 333 9600

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Megève, France

Megève, France, €4.8m

Where In the Rhône-Alpes region of southeast France, an hour’s drive from Geneva airport.

What A newly refurbished five-bedroom, five-bathroom chalet, with a spa, a swimming area lined with black tiles, wine cellar and double garage.

Why The property is just a minute’s walk from the Rochebrune Telecabin, which offers access to 445km of pistes, as well as the “Espace Mont-Blanc”, a huge area of runs cut into the tree line.

Who Hamptons International, www.hamptons-international.com, tel: +44 20 7963 0614

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Xalet Harlech, Erts, La Massana, Andorra

Xalet Harlech, Erts, La Massana, Andorra, €1.8m

Where In Andorra, on the border of France and Spain, near the Massana heliport and three hours’ drive from Toulouse airport.

What A four-bedroom, furnished chalet with a double-height reception room, glass-walled stairwell and two terraces, as well as a hot tub and games room.

Why The chalet has access to 89km of pistes linked by 26 ski lifts. The resort also connects to neighbouring Pal-Arinsal with a further 63km of pistes for all levels.

Who Abercrombie & Kent International Estates, www.akinternationalestates.com, tel: +44 20 7190 7714

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