Between tradition and adventure, buy your apartment in Châtel

A charming resort-village nestled in the Chablais mountain range on the Franco-Swiss border, Châtel is the perfect place to buy an apartment. The resort will seduce you with its blend of tradition and modernity. Its chalets, inspired by farmhouses in the Abondance valley, offer comfort and authenticity and reflect the rich architectural heritage of the area. 


Accredited with the ‘Pays d’Art et d’Histoire’ label, this region overflows with old ruins and offers an unspoilt natural setting. Enjoy the splendid views of the Portes du Soleil from one of the many ski lifts. Châtel invites you to get away from it all in the magic of the Alps, to lose yourself in the narrow streets paved with history and to recharge at the heart of nature. 

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Chalets d'Angèle

Situated near Avoriaz, in the heart of the Abondance valley, Châtel has an authentic charm. Chalets Angéle fits proudly into this décor with its traditional style mountain architecture. 

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Why buy an apartment in Châtel?

Châtel is an authentic, charming village which has preserved its traditional architecture while at the same time, providing modern services for all the family. Situated in the heart of the Portes du Soleil, one of the largest ski areas in the world, Châtel has a network of 650km of slopes linked to 12 Franco-Swiss resorts. The resort holds many events throughout the year such as Rock the Pistes in winter. Its renowned bike park offers 600km of mountain bike trails. Châtel has also been awarded the ‘Flocon Vert’ label, given to resorts who are committed to sustainable development in the mountains. Finally, the gastronomy of the Abondance Valley will delight your taste buds with Abondance cheese and other local specialities such as le Berthoud, a delicious hot dish made with Abondance cheese. 

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A village with authentic charm

Châtel resort upholds local traditions and preserves the distinctive architecture of the valley. The imposing wooden chalets with their carved balconies will arouse your interest. The resort also offers a whole range of modern services for all the family. Whether it is to try airboard, yooner, ‘snake glisse’ or simply ski, people of all ages will find plenty to do in this ‘Family Plus’ destination.
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Abondance Valley gastronomy

At the heart of the Abondance valley, the delicious Abondance cheese is made from the milk of its eponymous cows. This traditional cheese is the base for many local dishes such as ‘le Berthoud’ a local speciality where Abondance cheese is cooked with a Madera sauce. This dish is enjoyed with bread, potatoes, and cold meats. A gastronomic journey awaits you in the Abondance valley.
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The ‘Portes du Soleil’ ski area

The ideal family ski resort, Châtel is situated in the heart of one of the largest and most prestigious ski areas in the world; Les Portes du Soleil. This cross-border resort links no less than 12 Franco-Swiss resorts, giving skiers and snowboarders access to 650km of slopes. On the French side you have Châtel, Avoriaz, Morzine, Les Gets, Saint- Jean d’Aulps, Montriond, Abondance and La Chapelle d’Abondance, while in Switzerland the resorts of Morgins, Torgon, Champoussins, les Crosets and Champéry finish the impressive line-up.

The ‘Flocon Vert’ label

The Flocon Vert label guarantees the environmental commitment of Alpine tourist destinations. The certification, created by the Mountain Riders association, aims to offer mountain lovers transparency in seeking out destinations who work hard to preserve their environment. By choosing a Flocon Vert resort, you are encouraging responsible tourism.
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A mountain of events

Châtel is much more than a simple ski resort, it’s a truly dynamic village which buzzes with energy and events all year long. For example, in winter be sure not to miss the Rock the Pistes festival which takes place over a whole week, giving a thrilling experience to the beat of the latest pop-rock artists.
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A world renowned bike park

Explore one of the largest mountain bike playgrounds in the world! With just one pass in hand, access the whole of the area, its trails and lifts. Set off to discover the 12 resorts of the Portes du Soleil, the 600km of bike trails and the 22 dedicated ski lifts. All disciplines are catered for: cross country, enduro and DH.

Your apartment in Chatel

It’s the family friendly nature of the resort which appealed to MGM and brought it to Châtel. By respecting the traditional architecture of the many local farmhouses of the Abondance valley, every development is incorporated respectfully into its surrounding environment. The apartments benefit from generously sized living spaces, beautiful renovations and large balconies allowing the owners to enjoy the fantastic views. In the apartments in Châtel, we can find both traditional and contemporary decor, the signature of MGM property developments. The living areas benefit from a wonderful view of the Abondance valley and are fitted out with products of the highest quality, in keeping with the MGM philosophy.


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