Luxury real estate in the area of Annecy

Immobilier de prestige et de luxe sur Annecy Aix les Bains Chambéry Genève Léman
Acheter château, propriété de maître, demeure Annecy

Lake Annecy

Lake Annecy is a glacial lake and is renowned as being the cleanest and purest lake in Europe.

Annecy lakeside offers numerous beaches in the summer with many water based activities. Cyclists, joggers, walkers can now enjoy the new and improved green lane around the lake with a 40 km cycle path around the lake.

Annecy is renowned for its varied gastronomy and Michelin star restaurants.

On the cultural side its renovated “Scène Nationale of Bonlieu” presents a selection of qualify performances with a wide variety of themes. The city is also well-known for its Animation Film Festival, as well as the Italian and Spanish Film festivals.

Living in the area of Annecy offers you the possibility to enjoy a unique environment and quality of life between lake and mountains whilst being in the heart of the business activity of the “Rhône-Alpes” region. Annecy is only 30 minutes from Geneva and its international airport, 1h30 from Lyons and 20 minutes from the closest ski resorts.

Annecy benefits from a buoyant real estate market being a really attractive area for those working in Geneva, international clients and French clients wishing to privilege their quality of life.

The historical centre of the old town also known as the « Venise of the Alps » offers a variety of high-end character apartments carefully renovated valued by international clients and local clients wishing to live in the heart of the city at the foot of Annecy’s castle.

The property offer in Annecy is significant and wide-ranging. The “triangle d’or” area close to Galeries Lafayette is renowned for its luxury apartments and penthouses with terraces. The Albigny bay is highly appreciated for its stunning views of the lake and beautiful loft apartments.

Annecy-le-Vieux, located close to the lake and its beaches is a sought after, residential area set in quiet surroundings close to amenities. In the “Petit Port” sector we can find stunning architect properties or villas offering a unique view on the bay of Annecy. Premium apartment complexes with swimming pools and tennis courts are set in private condominiums such as the “Eden Parc” or “Saint Laurent” estates.

The lake’s banks are very popular for their amazing point of views and their beautiful waterfront properties or luxury villas overlooking the lake. Small and authentic villages offering a privileged village style way of life can be found on the east bank such as Veyrier-du-Lac, Menthon-Saint-Bernard, Talloires, and on the west bank of the lake, Sevrier, Saint-Jorioz, and Duingt.
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Between Lake Annecy and Lake du Bourget

A few minutes from Annecy, heading towards Aix-Les-Bains you can find the Bauges Massif and the Semnoz within a countryside environment with beautiful villas and character farmhouses carefully renovated with pools.

Some villages like Alby-Sur-Chéran are very popular amongst our English clients for their rural charm and their historical heritage.

Half way between Annecy and Aix-les-Bains, close to Rumilly, the villages of Massingy or Gevrier offer stately character properties, country estates with beautiful parks or equestrian estates.

Closer to Aix-les-Bains, Grésy-Sur-Aix is a sought after area renowned for its beautiful properties with view.

Mouxy, Pugny-Chatenod and Trevignin villages, located at the foot of Mont Revard are overlooking lake du Bourget. There are residential areas with luxury architect villas with pools and unique point of views.
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Aix-les-Bains/Lake du Bourget

Aix-les-Bains is the third largest thermal bath town in France. The city attracts many tourists and provides a unique architecture inherited from the “Belle Epoque” period with its numerous palaces.

The city centre accommodates large apartments, penthouses, beautiful “Art Déco” mansions as well as old palaces converted into renovated character apartments with terraces and panoramic views.

Clients wishing to buy a second home often invest between the “Petit Port” and the “Grand Port” area where there is a selection of high-end apartment residences overlooking the lake.

Over the last 15 years the town has seen a dynamic development, attracting more families and young executives keen on the new restaurants, trendy wine bars and the selection of nice shops in the town centre.

Aix-les-Bains is also well known for its sports facilities and hosts a renowned golf course, a sailing club and a cycle path. In winter the Le Revard ski resort is only 20 minutes from Aix-les-Bains with an attractive down-hill and cross country skiing slopes.

The town also hosts a charming casino, a theatre and a congress centre. Many cultural events and festivals take place all year round such as the famous MUSILAC festival that welcomes many international rock stars.

The nearby villages such as Tresserve, Brison-Saint-Innocent and le Bourget-du-Lac are known as the « Nice Savoyarde » and are sought after areas well known for their quality of life, their spacious properties with views and their historical character residences.

Above Aix les bains, the villages of Drumettaz-Clarafond and Méry benefit from a unique heritage with small historical châteaux, medieval houses and beautiful mansions. These areas are equally sought after for their contemporary villas.
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Between Lake Annecy and Lake Geneva

Located in between the two lakes, the so called axis “Annecy-Geneva” is gathering the villages from Annecy-Le-Vieux to Saint-Julien-en-Genevois and is very popular amongst the cross-border executives.

Since 2008 and the opening of the Liane (A41) motorway, Annecy is only 35 minutes from Geneva. The “Annecy-Geneva” axis is a very dynamic real estate market boosted by the cross-border workers. It covers the lake banks from Veyrier-du-Lac, Menthon-Saint-Bernard up to the villages of Pringy and Poisy with their beautiful views of Annecy and their local facilities minutes from the city centre.

Saint-Martin-Bellevue located very close to the Swiss border and its nice views of Annecy Lake is attracting high-income profiles looking for large properties or luxury villas with unobstructed views.

Cuvat and Ferrières, situated only 18 minutes from Annecy and 20 minutes from Geneva enjoys an ideal location being very close to the motorway interchange of Allonzier-la-Caille. Within this countryside and peaceful environment, you can easily find charming authentic villages with wooden frame luxury villas or stately properties with indoor swimming pools.

Allonzier-la-Caille has a direct access to the Arve Valley and Chamonix Mont-Blanc. This area is very attractive amongst old stoned houses lovers. It has a large offer of character renovated farmhouses, properties with large equestrian estates or town houses with attic converted into ultimate penthouses.

Closer to Geneva, Andilly, Copponex and Cernex accommodate old character renovated farm houses, large equestrian estates. Andilly is also famous for its medieval festival.
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Acheter château, propriété de maître, demeure Annecy Aix les Bains Chambéry Genève Léman

Lake Geneva

At the gates of Geneva, Annemasse, Gaillard and Ville-la-Grand accommodate an airport and influential multinational companies.

On the nearby hills, some luxury residential areas can be found with the villages of Vetraz-Monthoux, Lucinges, and Cranves-Sales. Prestigious properties with vast grounds and parks and architect contemporary villas with views are nestled within this sought after area.

Collonges-sous-Salève offers nice views on Geneva and Lake Geneva. This area is very popular amongst international clients looking for high-end properties and villas providing a wide range of architectural styles.

Chens-sur-Léman and Messery, close to lake Leman and its beaches, is attracting the cross-border workers looking for the quietness of its villages as well as the proximity to Geneva. Unique contemporary villas or waterfront properties can be found in this area.

The medieval villages of Nernier and Yvoire are attracting secondary home residents with their character houses close to the lake and the ports whereas Excenevex or Anthy-sur-Léman provide contemporary villas closer to the beaches.

Across the Swiss Riviera, the cities of Thonon-Les-Bains and Evian-Les-Bains can be reached by boat and are attracting international clients looking for authenticity and top-of-the-range leisure activities.
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