The streets are seemingly paved with gold in glorious Geneva, the chicest Swiss city adorning the edges of a great lake. Geneva is a place born with a sparkling silver spoon in its mouth; a well-tailored collection of chocolate shops, diamond boutiques, heritage watch-markers, tasteful hotels, and worldly organizations. As to be expected, the property market is the epitome of living well – elegant, classy and if you are lucky – home to stunning waterfront views. Whether just across the water in a stately home or amid the buzzing of the city in a richly engraved apartment – these are the best digs for delighting in Genovese life…

5-Bedroom Home in Cologny 

In the highly coveted area of Cologny, with views overlooking the sparkling lake, this five-bed. Five-bath family home is the vision of sophistication. Marble flooring, eco-friendly touches, and a generous array of terraces, gardens, and outdoor pool ensure residents make the most of those striking views. Even in the winter months you can curl up in the lounge with its soaring picture windows. The décor weaves together understated colors – soft greys and creams with dark wood to complement beautifully the polished marble. In the bedrooms, nautical touches like porthole windows bring a unique charm. Just shy of 500 acres it’s the outdoor space that takes the prize, especially with its blue pool and sun loungers gazing onto the lake.

Price Upon Request | Listing Link

8 Bedroom Home in Vesenaz

8 bedrooms, rolling manicured gardens, and a cozy sunken lounge are the starting points for this inspiring home in Vesenaz. A fascinating architectural design seems to blend chateaux style with a hint of Gaudi in its curved stone features and golden stone. The mood carries through to the 2000 sqm of indoor space, separated by stone archways and large windows. The sunken lounge curves around a sculpted fireplace, offering sink down seating, plush cream carpets and edged by steps leading to a formal dining space. Wall space is filled with antique old paintings and an ottoman lounge invites guests to sprawl on plump cushions. A sweeping onyx staircase leads to plush bedrooms dressed regally in silks, soft lighting and furs. Artistically designed, this home is a curious blend of evocative sights, and certainly one of a kind.

Price 21,349,800 € EUR | Listing Link

Five Bedroom Mansion Collonge-Bellerive

Set in the exclusive municipality of Collonge-Bellerive, this five-bed, eight-bath mansion sets a formal tone for those seeking a residence of pure elegance. Standing proudly as the centerpiece backdrop to a shimmering blue pool set in beautifully maintained gardens, the home itself was crafted in 2015 offering all the mod cons for those seeking cutting edge technology and vivacious style. Lashings of marble, leather and even elephant hide make up the elemental interior design, with sweeping staircases and chandeliers embellished even more by the pop art prints and splashes of regal color. 800 sqm stretches across three floors offering ample room for families, and the separate annex for guests and staff is another timeless touch.

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6 Bedroom Penthouse 

Captivating with its romantic appeal, this 6-bedroom penthouse apartment stretches across three floors boasting fine views out across the Russian church, St Peters Cathedral, and the stunning city of Geneva. Those who want to be in the heart of the city won’t feel as though they are compromising on space as they have 650 sqm to play with. The first level is a bright welcome with soaring ceilings, skylights, and a row of sublime reception rooms dressed in statement pieces. French windows and fireplaces come as standard and a long balcony invites evenings swirling cognac as you drink in the view. A fitted kitchen, guest bedroom with fireplace, library and dining room can also be found. Moving upwards and you are greeted with 4 ensuite rooms. Climbing up to the third floor in the Garrett and you reach the piece de resistance of the property – visible beams, plush relaxation areas and a roof terrace garden with glorious lake views.

Price Upon Request | Listing Link