Last rev: Sep 2017
A retired couple, living in Bracknell, Berkshire. We have owned apartments in Combloux since 1991. We have four to let, and one we use ourselves as a second home.
We love the village, the scenery, the walking and skiing, the people and sheer joy of being there. Letting apartments for other families to enjoy it has become a way of life for us.
Frankly, it can be hard work and we would be better off to sell the apartments and invest the capital. One day we must, but for now we soldier on.
Originally we were attracted to self-catering and self-drive because, with three children, hotels and travel were expensive and they limited what you could do when - and what you could take and bring back with you. However, renting from other owners was a lottery because they under equipped...
We were fortunate with our timing and renting paid off the mortgages. We were fortunate with the location because we have never tired of our frequent visits.