Think George Clooney is the only one who can afford an Italian nest with close proximity to skiing? This airy, 4-bed, 3-bath Aosta chalet is a steal at $1,379,829. You'll have one over on Clooney, too, because it's nestled into the mountainside near Champoluc (Champlan, to be exact), the biggest ski area in the Monterosa region (which also boasts some of the highest peaks in the Alps). Take a gander at the beguiling, curvaceous lines and spare décor of this alpine pad.
At just 2,798-square-feet, you needn't fear getting lost in your bi-level, slate-roofed Italian chalet. Upstairs, there's an open living room with a high-beamed, sloping ceiling and gleaming oak floors, and a white-and-stainless kitchen with seductively curving cabinetry and sexy black Smeg fridge.
The master bedroom has a dressing area and walk-in closet; downstairs features two bedrooms and a serene home spa with two Jacuzzis, chromotherapy, and a steam bath. All bathrooms feature Indian stone flooring and spacious shower stalls, lots of glass, and bidets (caveat: they're open view, so here's hoping you don't suffer from paruresis). You'll also dig the many windows, paneled underfloor heating, upper and lower level fireplaces, and bi-level decks with views to die for. There's even a garden (start practicing your pasta technique). La dolce vita, indeed.
-By Laurel Miller · Sotheby's International [Official Site]
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