Alpine Location Property Search (ALPS)

ALPS is run by Annabelle Ormond. She has lived in the French Alps since 1977, and has been helping English-speaking people to find property since 1988. She and her family live near Annecy.

Uniquely integrated into the French local community after 30 years of living in the region

Annabelle is uniquely integrated in the French ski resort community after 30 years of living in the region. Her youngest daughter Sophie was Junior French national ski champion in 1994 and a member of the French national ski team for five years (1996-2000). Sophie participated in the 1998 Nagano Olympics and the 1997 Sestrière World Championships, son James also raced in the Nagano Olympics as a member of the British team.

First hand experience of buying property in the Alps

With her family, Annabelle has renovated an old Savoyard farm and built 3 new properties since moving to the Alps in 1977. She is therefore in the perfect position of understanding first hand the attractions and challenges of buying property in the Alps.

Annabelle’s husband Julian qualified as a chartered accountant and worked as a financial executive in Geneva from 1977 onwards. He now works as part of the ALPS team.