Posted 2017-12-19 in RealEstate

Verbier - Luxury Skiing in the Alps

The skiing season has just started and it is quite hard to settle for only one winter hotspot per season. Therefore, we would like to introduce you to a whole selection of our favorite skiing spots around the globe!
This selection would be incomplete without the magical skiing resorts in Switzerland. We are starting with the historic and beautiful Verbier. This hotspot has it all: Quality skiing slopes, a full calendar of premium activities and a lot of off-piste entertainment.
The après ski options are various and most of them are also easily accessible for non-skiers. Verbier is one of the top celebrity ski resorts in Europe. Verbier regulars include Prince Andrew and Fergie, the Beckhams, James Blunt, Richards Branson and many more.
 Switzerland is one of the most attractive property markets due to the privacy and lifestyle it offers. And with the high demand for luxury properties in Verbier, the sqm prices also started to rise. 
 With its shops, restaurants, hotels and stunning views, but also with a nightlife second to none, Verbier attracts people from all over the world for unforgettable holidays.
 Facts about Verbier:
  •  Average price per sqm: CHF 22,000
  •  Resort height: 1,530m
  •  Drive time to nearest airport: 1hr 51
  •  Total pistes: 412km
  •  Season length: 25 weeks


You can always stay in a 5-star hotel or rent out a chalet, but there's nothing quite like owning your own chalet on the slopes.
Check out our best holiday homes in Verbier:

CHF 14,500,000
This luxury retreat is the perfect combination of style, design, and architecture. Located near the heart of Verbiers center near the ski lifts of Medran and Le Rouge, Lilianette boasts over 400m2 of living space with high ceilings, exposed beams and a balance of classic alpine textures paired with sober, modern finishes. As part of a luxury triplex this three-bedroom, three-floor residence with its private spa, elevator, wrap-around balconies, and direct garden access can be reconfigured to include up to five rooms.
Chalet Aquila

CHF 12,500,000
This 379m2 family Penthouse extends over two-levels with south and east facing balconies for entertaining. With double height reception rooms and open plan living, dining and kitchen spaces extending seamlessly onto the south facing balcony this penthouse has a unique family lifestyle environment. The ground floor hosts the common lifestyle areas including a spa with hammam, treatment rooms and a generously equipped gym. Underground car parking with heated boot room and cold storage. A passenger lift guides residents and guests to all floors. State-of-the-art audio visual and security specifications are to the highest standard.Chalet Aquila

Chalet Bel Marduk

CHF 3,500,000
This cozy mountain chalet nestled in the quaint slope-side community of Les Esserts has all the charm and warmth of a Swiss alpine getaway. Lush green landscaping provides privacy and tranquillity within steps of the Esserts ski lift. Chalet Bel Marduk is south-facing with 3 bedrooms, an open kitchen and living room with high, vaulted ceilings, an open mezzanine, a central fireplace and sweeping valley views. The Chalet expands over 150m2 and includes an outdoor parking space and the possibility of expansion as a secondary residence. Chalet Bel Marduk

Exclusive Property
Nestled in a calm area within the heart of Verbier, this stunning property consists of an exclusive master chalet as well as a separate chalet ideally located to accommodate staff or renovated as a separate annex. This chalet was built to the highest standards and designed by a world-renowned interior architect. The master chalet boasts a spacious layout over 1400m2. Built with luxurious and authentic materials amongst which rare reclaimed wood and handcrafted natural stones are the predominant elements. All living and leisure spaces of the chalet are of unusually generous proportions and finished to an exceedingly high level of attention to detail. Exclusive Property

 Lifestyle in Verbier

 “From Verbier With Love”
Thrill-seeking individuals and spy movie fans can now make their dreams a reality by living a secret agent lifestyle on their ski holiday in Verbier! Individual experiences are available for those wishing to dip their toes into the secret agent lifestyle, but the more bold and brave can undertake total immersion in an all-encompassing ultimate “From Verbier With Love” ski trip.

From Verbier With Love experiences are divided into four categories; Licence To Ski; Goldflying, Spy Who X Me and A View To A Thrill. The ‘Goldflying’ experiences include paragliding, learning to fly a helicopter and skydiving. “Licence to Ski” experiences cover avalanche rescue training; heli-skiing on a glacier, freeride skiing or snowboarding and freestyle/stunt ski lessons. ‘Spy Who X Me’ experiences include ski bodyguard training, learning how to protect a client on the mountain; self-defence training and special weapon shooting activities. Customers can also choose to experience a number of individual “A View To A Thrill” lifestyle activities, such as learning how to make the perfect martini, torchlight tobogganing, a breathtaking dog sled trip, drinking Bollinger; eating caviar; learning to fire-juggle, test driving an Aston Martin, flying in a private jet and participating in a spy themed acrobatic pole dance show. Ice climbing is the latest item to be added to our Licence to Ski experiences, a real adventure for adrenaline junkies and one to tick off the bucket list. 
Source: Photographer Melody sky
All experiences can be tailored for different expertise and ability, age and fitness levels; equally suitable for individuals and private parties, as well as corporate groups for entertainment and team building trips.
Make your favourite spy movie a reality and book the “From Verbier With Love” experience to make this year’s ski trip unforgettable.
You only live … once.

About From Verbier With Love:
‘From Verbier With Love’ is a division of Above & Beyond SARL, a luxury experiences business based in the Swiss ski resort of Verbier.

The Lodge
If you want to be accommodated like a celebrity you should consider Richard Branson's luxury chalet.
The expansive Chalet has nine en-suite bedrooms, seven suites, and two top-floor master suites.
The Lodge is close to lifts and is located on the back of one of the returning pistes. Guests can hit the slopes and simply ski back to their accommodation for the real ski-in/ski-out experience.
This place offers several special amenities as a hidden doorway between the two master suites which is disguised as a bookcase.The meals are prepared by Michelin-star trained chefs that serve local fare and the staff will prepare your ski equipment ready for you.
One week starts from CHF 86,625

Next up in our series of Winter Hotspots: Aspen!