Renovated 3 brm luxury apartment. Absolute waterfront. Panoramic Views of Alps

Renovated 3 brm luxury apartment. Absolute waterfront. Panoramic Views of Alps

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 7
2 Bathrooms
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Relax on the balcony and watch boating, water skiing and swimming in the lake, para-gliders riding thermals along spectacular lush mountains cliffs above, or enjoy breakfast in bed while taking in stunning alpine scenery. The view is continually changing – whether it be brilliant sunshine with glassy reflections of alps on water, dramatic electric thunderstorm crossing the lake, still and misty mornings at sunrise, or sitting on the balcony at night watching the lights of French towns flicker on the far side of the lake, about 8 kilometers away. You will never get bored with the stunning and ever-changing panorama before your eyes.

As a family, we recently spent a full year traveling the world looking for an outstanding place to live. After traveling more than 50 countries, we chose Montreux for its clean air, rich fascinating culture, central location to so many countries & cultures and interesting places, astounding scenery, user friendly climate, plethora of activities, quality shopping, high standard of living, captivating history, independent make-it-happen attitude of the people, easy and quick access to an international airport, high level of personal safety, and language – even though it is French speaking, most local people can communicate quite well in English. There is no other place like it in the world.

Our 3rd floor south-facing sun-drenched apartment, on the lake just 300 meters from town, has been fully renovated.

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Who we are

  1. We are Rich and Mandy, originally from Perth, Australia, We have staff located around the world, which makes Switzerland an ideal location and time frame to keep in touch. We have four children, the older three live in Perth. Now, about Montreux: It is situated on the east end of Lake Geneva in the heart of what is known as the Swiss Riviera. In the 19th century, writers, artists and musicians (Lord Byron and Shelleys among them) flocked from all over the world to this stunning lakeside resort, and it has remained a magnet ever since.

    Montreux has its own micro-climate. It is usually 5 to 10 degrees warmer here than in Geneva and the surrounding low lying countryside making it one of the warmest places in the country. Remarkably, the lakeside here in Montreux is lined with palm trees – not what you would expect in Switzerland. Even in winter, any snow that falls here will melt within a day or two. The surrounding hills and mountains remaining glistening white, however. In summer the temperature hovers between 20 and 30 degrees Celsius, while in winter it rarely drops below freezing – making it one of the most temperate climates in Switzerland. During summer you will see many people sun-baking, swimming and water skiing on the lake, immediately under our balcony. And paragliders above.

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With a population of around 20,000, the picturesque township of Montreux is almost medieval in style. Directly up the hill about 100 meters, balanced precariously on the cliff, is an ancient stone church which is probably many times older than the oldest building in Australia. And less than 2 kilometers along the lake shore – in clear view of our balcony – is a 1,000 year old castle – Château de Chillion – which has been fully restored. Chillion draws more visitors than any other ancient site in the country.

There are more than 20 ski resorts within 20 kilometers of the apartment – the closest being just 15 minutes up the mountain on a cog-train. You can even snow ski throughout summer on a glacier less than 60 minutes away in one of the world's top two ski resorts.

As a location, Montreux is well connected - its only 45 minutes away (by car or train) from Geneva’s international airport - from where you can fly direct to most major cities in the world. Zurich has a larger airport, and is a pleasant two hour drive from Montreux. By car it's less than a short day-trip to half a dozen different countries, and a short flight to many more.

The Montreux experience rejuvenates the soul, replenishes the spirit, and restores perspective.

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