Alpine architecture varies all over the world, but when it comes to fancy resorts, most ski chalets have one thing in common: price tag. Here's what $10 million gets you in Megève, France, Telluride, Colo., and St. Moritz, Switzerland.

Telluride, Colo., U.S., $10.25 million

Size: 11,729 square feet

Land: 35.1 acres

Bedrooms: 5

Bathrooms: 5 full, 1 half

More a compound than a house, the property is set within the Gray Head Wilderness Preserve, an 885-acre development comprising 35-acre parcels. Built in 2003, the house is packed with amenities, including an observatory, gym, and game room, along with an outdoor entertainment area replete with ponds, waterfalls, fire pit, and multi-tiered terraces. The house is about 30 minutes from downtown Telluride and is about a 20-minute drive from Telluride Regional Airport.

Listed by Christie's International Real Estate

Megève, France, $10.79 million

Size: 5,382 square feet