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The Real Estate Market in Sainte Foy Tarentaise - Our Agency in Sainte Foy Tarentaise

The Real Estate Market in Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise

Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise has a lot to offer and is attracting an increasing number of property buyers. Follow Cimalpes' comprehensive guide to understand how the real estate market in this secluded Savoie resort works.


Sainte Foy en Tarentaise's Identity

The Savoie resort of Sainte Foy is situated in the Haute Tarentaise valley at an altitude of 1,550 metres. This is small, peaceful resort is attracting an increasing number of prospective mountain property buyers and investors.

The resort is close to the Vanoise national park and the Italian border, and is surrounded by ten summits rising to over 3,000 metres in altitude. This spectacular mountain landscape never fails to enchant its visitors.


Despite its secluded and peaceful setting, Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise is easily accessible, with Geneva and Lyon airports being just a two and a half hour drive. Rail travel is also convenient with the mainline station of Bourg-Saint-Maurice just thirty minutes away by shuttle bus or taxi. Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise is a good base from which to explore other nearby resorts:

- Les Arcs: 15 minutes
- Tignes: 20 minutes
- Val d'Isère 25 minutes

Clearly Defined Buyer profiles

British Clients Have Driven the Resort's Development

Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise has a large foreign clientele primarily from European countries, many of whom own apartments or chalets in the resort. The British were first to recognise the potential of Sainte Foy's property market, and were instrumental in the development of the accommodation in the resort.

Belgium and Dutch buyers have also had a notable influence, with their investments further contributing to the evolution of Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise.

Families who Own Properties in Saint-Foy-Tarentaise

Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise is an ideal resort for families, with many choosing to invest here rather than in larger resorts. The village and its ski area have remained on a human scale.

Buyers with children are looking for security as well as facilities and activities suitable for families. Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise has much to offer in this respect.

Nature Lovers

Buyers who choose Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise are attracted by its peaceful and unspoilt character, and are often backcountry skiing enthusiasts. For them, a second home here is a place to get away from it all

An Offer in Line with Client Expectations

The village of Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise has 761 year-round inhabitants. This small, secluded resort has 1,553 dwellings of which 71.9% are second homes.

There is a wide range of properties on offer here, ranging from small apartments to larger family properties. As well as traditional properties, there are also luxury properties and apartment residences.

As in many other Savoie resorts, the property market in Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise moves quickly. With demand outstripping the supply of available properties, sales are completed quickly and prices are increasing.

Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise is becoming increasingly upmarket, with luxurious yet down-to-earth properties spread around the resort. Some of these apartments or chalets have swimming pools or wellness areas.

Many of the properties in Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise have beautiful views, for example, of the Thuria glacier, and it is possible to ski-out from many of them. 

Cimalpes Sales

We select only the best for our clients. Our new developments in Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise offer everything you would expect in a luxury mountain property. Many of them are situated at the foot of the slopes for maximum convenience.

Ranging in size from ninety to 400 square metres, and with three to eight bedrooms, our chalets and apartments feature wood and stone exteriors in keeping with traditional Savoyard architecture, and modern, well equipped interiors tat are filled with natural light.

The resort of Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise is notable for its well-preserved charm. We believe that this resort has much to offer, and represents an excellent real estate investment opportunity

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