Chalet Bien Plaisance, near La Clusaz, Haute-Savoie, France
A traditional-style chalet in the heart of the Aravis, at an altitude of 1,500m and just 200m from the ski slopes. It has balconies, open-plan living areas with exposed beams and timber-clad walls, and an open fireplace. 5 beds, 4 baths, 2 receps, ground floor garage, garden. £1.28m Winkworth 020-7870 7181.