Find the house of your dreams in the exceptional location of Lake Annecy

Inserted into a mountain jewellry with crystalline water at 24°C, Lake Annecy is an enticing destination. This is heaven for those interested in history, culture and gastronomy as well as leisure activities and sports. Located today at just 20 minutes from the international airport of Geneva, Annecy is surprisingly dynamic all year round with an incomparable quality of life. Come and find a truely exceptional property in this dream setting.




Become a property owner in a unique region

Lake Annecy, an exceptional natural site under strict environmental control, is a fine example of preservation which could even become one of UNESCO's world heritage sites. Nature reserves and reed beds are helping to preserve the local wildlife around the lake. The lake is surrounded on the West by the Bauges Mountains and on the East by the Bornes Mountains culminating in the imposing summit of Tournette (2351m).


Events

Come and enjoy the thrilling  "Fête du Lac" which takes place on the first Saturday in August, the traditional descent from the mountain pastures, the International Animation Film Festival, the Firework Displays on the lake, the Venetian Carnival in the Old Town ...




Sporting activities

In the water, on land, on snow or in the air, everything is possible in the fantastic region of Lake Annecy: water skiing, wakeboard, wakesurf, kitesurf, sailing, rowing, canoeing on the lake; cycling and roller blading on the cycle track encircling the entire lake; paragliding and hangliding in the skies over the lake; hiking, mountain biking, via ferrata, climbing, canyoning, forrest assault course in the surrounding mountains which form a fabulous adventure playground. In winter snow sports take over with alpine skiing, snowboarding and cross countryskiing in the nearby ski resorts of Sambuy, Semnoz, Aravis and the stations of the Savoie.



Art and history

Nicknamed the Venice of the Alps, Annecy is captivating with its old canals and charming stone houses with their archways and coloured facades. Annecy has always fascinated men since the foundation of the Gallo-Roman town of Boutae until today. It was especially in the XVIIth century that Saint François de Sales and Jean-Jacques Rousseau made their mark of the history of their town. Discover the sumptuous historical chateaux of Annecy, Duingt, Menthon-Saint-Bernard, Faverges, Thorens and Montrottier. Annecy also has a concentration  of traditional crafts such as the making of the famous Paccard Bells. Art is also an important feature,  in particular Claudine and Jean-Marc Salomon's Foundation of Contemporary Art.



Art of living

The Annecy region is renowned world wide for the quality of its regional products and its excellent gastronomic restaurants. Let your taste buds be tempted by the delicious local cheeses such as Tome des Bauges or farmhouse Reblochon and take the time to enjoy one of the excellent species of fish from the lake prepared by a top chef from Annecy.