4 bedroom house for sale with 797m2 of land, Nernier, Haute-Savoie , Rhone-Alpes

2,700,000 EUR      2,430,000 GBP 3,186,000 USD



REF: 224435   Show Map

  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Floor Size: 200 m2
  • Plot Size: 797 m2
  • Balcony
  • Lake, River or Pond
  • Income Potential

Unique opportunity to acquire a magical and historical renovated 4 storey, 4 bedroom lakeside house with garden, enjoying spectacular views across the lake from its idyllic location in Nernier.

This stunning property has intriguing literary history and is situated right on the harbour.

It is a former guest house where English-born author Mary Shelley stayed with her husband Percy in 1816 while they were touring Lac Leman (Lake Geneva). Violent storms on the lake inspired Mary Shelley to write the infamous horror novel Frankenstein. She is known to have penned some of the pages in this very house. There is even a plaque to prove it.

The view through every window is like a painting.

It has 200m2 spread over 4 floors with an internal elevator. - 4 bedrooms, 2 living rooms.

Ground floor: - Entrance hall. - Fabulous open plan kitchen / dining / living area with balcony overhanging the lake and stunning views. - Laundry room. - Storeroom.

First floor: - Office area with made-to-measure oak bookshelf. - Living room with fireplace and lake-view balcony. - WC.

Second floor: - Landing area with built-in double wardrobe. - Two bedrooms, one of which has its own balcony. - Shower room with hand wash basin and WC.

Third floor : - Two bedrooms. - Shower room with hand wash basin and WC. - Large landing area which has built-in sleeping and relaxing area.

Plot of land (710m2), currently serving as a lovely garden which could also be built on.

The medieval village of Nernier, on the French shores of Lac Leman (Lake Geneva), is also known as "La Perle du Leman".

The beach, decked jetty for sunbathing and swimming, bars, restaurants and art galleries, all combine to create a real holiday atmosphere every day of the week, but without the crowds. Winter walks along the lake with the snow-capped mountains of the Jura in view.

The community is a real melting pot of nationalities, where French locals, whose families have been in the village for generations, give a warm welcome to expats from all corners of the globe. Residents commute on a daily basis to Geneva by road, and by ferry to Nyon, Switzerland, directly opposite on the other side of the lake.

Ferry services run from the neighbouring village of Yvoire all year round, with some ferries also stopping in Nernier itself in spring and summer.

Transport links: - 25km by road to central Geneva (Pont du Mont Blanc). - 30km by road to Geneva International Airport. - 2.5km from neighbouring village of Yvoire (cycle path recently created). - 20-minute ferry journey to Nyon, Switzerland.

From Nyon there are direct trains to Geneva International Airport, which takes just under 30 minutes. - Easy access by road to the 12 resorts that make up the popular Portes du Soleil ski area. For example, 52km to Morzine and 56km to Les Gets. Perfect for a day's skiing or for the weekend.



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