Charming Apartment Over Looking the Beautiful Lake of Geneva

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Lake view from balcony


Last updated: 11/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Charming 1 bedroom apartment in a beautiful mansion in Montreux overlooking the Lake of Geneva. Downtown, train station and the lake are all a very short walk away. A nearby bus stop makes getting home a snap.
Montreux is the home of the famous Montreux Jazz festival. Enjoy excellent lake side dining and fantastic strolls along the lake. Nearby Villenueve is home of the Red Bull Vertigo paragliding competition, watch dare devil pilots fly over head. Take the historic ferries across the lake to Evian France and other medieval villages. Catch a train from the Montreux train station to Zermatt (the Matterhorn), Verbier or Gruyere.
The apartment has a balcony which overlooks the lake. Enjoy sipping coffee with breathtaking views. The apartment comfortably sleeps 4 with a Queen size bed in the bedroom and a Queen size sofa in the living room. Laundry in basement. Prepaid cellphones, just buy minutes.
Taking the train from Geneva airport to Montreux is a breeze.

Local Contact Information: Madame Jolliet is a local lady who helps us with our property. She lives in nearby Villenueve. She speaks French and limited English. She will usually meet our guests at the Montreux Train Station and give them a tour of the property and give them keys. She will also return you to the train station at the end of your stay. Her local telephone is 011 +41 079 431 15 41. If there are any problems with the apartment that require immediate attention, she is the person to contact.

New Features: * Brand New Hardwood Floor in Bedroom* Installed April 2011
* Free internet connection via USB key, Just plug into computer and surf. 20CHF deposit required which is returned when USB key is returned. Ask property manager, Mme Jolliet, for details*


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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Living Area: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen Size...moreless

  • Queen size bed. A large armoir, closet and dresser for clothes. Bedroom opens onto the Balcony. Extra linens are stored under the bed and in the large wooden chest. Select the comforter weight for the season....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • The telephones are prepaid cell phones, the renter can buy minutes for the phones at almost any store in town. They are very convenient to use. Our local property manager, Mme Jolliet, will pick you up at the Montreux Train Station upon arrival and return you to the train station at the end of your stay. We now have Internet access!!! The Internet connection works via a wireless USB modem that plugs into your computer. We take a 50 franc deposit for the modem that is returned with the return of the modem. If you would like to use the Internet it is an additional 20 francs for unlimited use. ...moreless


  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach:

    There is a rocky beach that runs along the lake shore. In the summer you can swim in the Lake of Geneva. There are steps which go down to the beach from the sidewalk near the McDonalds...moreless

  • Downtown
  • Waterfront:

    Be in town for August 1st, and you will get the best fireworks display to be seen! Be down by the lake. Plan ahead and have reservations at a lakeside restaurant so you can enjoy the show for dessert....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    There is a table which can be expanded to seat 6. A child's highchair is available on request....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Steam radiators that work....moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    -NEW!- REserved parking space for the apartment. 5CHF per day payable to Mme Jolliet. Otherwise, free street parking all along the street in from of the apartment...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Two local prepaid cell phones are supplied with the apartment for your use....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Full laundry in the downstairs of the building. Mme Jolliet will show them to you on check-in....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    High speed wireless internet. 20CHF unlimited use per stay. Payable to Mme Jolliet in return for the password....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Stove top espresso maker....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Pots and pans for cooking, as well as a fondue pot, salad bowl and all the dishes and utensils you would need for eating....moreless

  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Oil and Vinegar, Salt and Pepper, along with any other spices or items past guests have left in 'tribute.'...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Base Rate
2 night min stay
Fall/ Winter
Oct 1 - Dec 30
2 night min stay
Jan 1 - May 30
2 night min stay
$700 $3,000
Jun 1 - Sep 30
2 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Fees and Taxes:

There is a one time 80CHF concierge/cleaning fee in addition to the nightly rates.


To make a reservation, please make a 100CHF deposit. Once this is received, your reservation will be added to the online calendar. The remaining balance is due prior to your arrival in Montreux.

Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 11/22/2015
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60 Miles
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Not Necessary

Lake of Geneva Region. Paragliding paradise. Montreux Jazz Festival, Lavaux Wine Region, Zermatt, Verbier, Montigny, Grand St. Bernhard all very close. Take a Ferry to France, visit Evian an Medieval villages. Hike or take the train up the Roche de Naye. In the Spring, enjoy the Fete de Narcisse. Take the 'Chocolate Train' to Gruyere and Callier, see where famous Swiss cheese and chocolate is made and the historic Chateau de Gruyere.

Enjoy romantic strolls in nearby Vevey, narrow cobblestone streets lined with great shops and the home of Nestle Chocolate (complete with the Nestle Culinary Museum). Sit lake side and enjoy great dining with beautiful views and fresh lake air. There is an amazing path around the lake for walking, biking or roller blading. Visit the historic and famous Chateau de Chillon. Enjoy living without a car, but if you rent one, the AutoRoute will take you anywhere quickly. Take the train directly from Geneva Airport to Montreux. A quick taxi takes you home.

Other Activities: Wine tasting


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1973

About the owner: Please visit our website: for more photos, a walking video tour of the apartment, plus more information about Montreux and Switzerland.

Why the Owner Chose Montreux:
This is a beautiful charming apartment which is perfect for a romantic getaway or for hanging out with a few good friends. The apartment is situated close enough to town for easy access to downtown Montreux, but just 'up the hill' enough to keep you out of the bustle of the town. Enjoy walks along the rustic cobblestone alley which leads to town, fill up your water flasks in the public fountains that line the alley on the walk down. Enjoy beautiful views across the Lake of Geneva.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The apartment has a fully operational kitchen that is designed to be used. You could eat in every night if you choose. Also there is a washer and dryer in the building for easy use, making packing lighter a bit easier. All the linens and towels are provided which is also an extra benefit.

Contact us

Speaks: english, french, german

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  • Lake view from balcony

    Lake view from balcony

  • Bedroom


  • Kitchen


  • Bedroom  2nd view

    Bedroom 2nd view

  • Expandable table seats up to 6

    Expandable table seats up to 6

  • Cobblestone walk to train station

    Cobblestone walk to train station

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Maison de Rossillon

    Maison de Rossillon

  • Balcony


  • Bedroom 3rd view

    Bedroom 3rd view

  • Sofa bed

    Sofa bed

  • Sunset over Lake of Geneva

    Sunset over Lake of Geneva

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