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Luxury charming apartment 4* with balcony in the Old Town of Annecy

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 430 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

LE BALCON DU GRENETTE' 1bedroom 1 bathroom-2 pers. completely renovated in 2013

Bright 40sqm apartment on the second floor of an historic building, a few steps away from lake , shops and traditional french markets.It is ideally situated close to many sports, nautical and cultural activities.


A hall with large wardrobe and mirror

An attractive semi fully-equipped and functional kitchen opened on the dining area

A living room with a natural wood and stone ambiance direct access to the balcony , sofa and confortable armchair with foot rest, LED television, Hi-fi DVD, drop-leaf desk office with internet access.

A romantic bedroom with french window giving onto the balcony, new comfortable multiposition electric bed , (2X80cmX200cm) dressing table - Internet access

Bathroom with rainshower head and multijets (120x80 cm) and separated toilets.

The spirit of the apartment is a soft mixture of finely chosen eclectic furniture and a charming and original decoration playing with contrasts. It is a warm living space, full of charm where everything was thought in greatest detail for your comfort and the pleasure of your eyes. Everything seems gathered so that your stay will be memorable...

More Details

Robert & Jacqueline
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

About Robert & Jacqueline

As children, we used to come for the weekend in Annecy to eat icecreams in the Old town, to admire swans swimming on canals, go on pedal boat on the lake and enjoy the beach we are a retired couple and it is with pleasure that we want to share our love for this city.

Robert & Jacqueline purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Robert & Jacqueline chose Annecy - Lake Annecy area

We had a real 'coup de coeur' for this apartment ideally situated in a historic building reachable by a magnificent spiral staircase in stone.

Inside everything had to be renovated but the magnificent viewfrom the wrought iron balcony on the church Saint-Maurice conquered us.

What makes this apartment unique

Craftsmen in our soul we completely recreated, from floor to ceiling, this apartment by reorganizing all the roomsgiving priority to functionality and luminosity. In a concern of sustainable development, we improved the heat and phonic insulation and by choosing noble and natural materials we have created a warm and comfortable atmosphere.


Annecy Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 430 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain
  • Town
  • Waterfront
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Separated Toilet - toilet
    Bathroom - shower
  • Large shower (120 x 80) with rain shower head and hydrojets. Modern washbasin and wooden shelves - Cloth hanger Individual heating Hairdryer Hand towels, bath towels and bath mat provided Separated toilets
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Multi position electric beds
  • 12sqm bedroom with 1 double bed (possibility to separate into 2 single beds) size 2 x 80 x 200cm 2 bedside tables with individual reading light Table with mirror - Wooden armchair Large wicker basket at the foot of the bed and cloth servant Ceiling fan Thermal blackout curtain French window opening with access to balcony
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Cleaning product provided (dishwashing liquid...) Hoover, brush, dustpan, bucket, sponge...


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Luxury charming apartment 4* with balcony in the Old Town of Annecy
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews
Hull, UK

Lovely Apartment in Annecy Old Town

  • 4 of 5

Just arrived home from a 10 night stay in Le Balcon du Grenette. A lovely apartment, well equipped, clean, modern and with everything you could need, great location for restaurants, bakeries and shops all on your door step. However unless your property has its own designated parking i would not recommend staying in the old town if you have a car. The parking seems to be a real issue here. On street parking is available outside apartment which you need to pay for but these were never available during our stay, was just too busy, there are free car parks about 10 minute walk away but the spaces here were at a premium and were highly contested for. Some evenings we spent almost half an hour driving round trying to find a space, this meant we didnt get as much use out of hire car as we had hoped as we didnt want to go out and lose our space. This was in June which is not even French peak season so we cannot imagine what it would be like in August. Would definitely recommend apartment it is lovely and in fantastic location, but don't drive here.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, we are happy you liked and enjoyed our apartment. Parking in the center of town can be difficult but we think it's pretty much the same in most of the popular city center / tourist place around the globe ! Despite the presence of a lot of parking (free and paying) near the apartment , for guests planning on using their car a lot during their stay, it is recommended to buy an unlimited access pass for around 10 € per day in the covered and secured parking called "Hotel de Ville" which is less than 2 min walk away from our flat. Apartments with private parking in the old town are rare and unfortunately a choice between an ideal situation close to all amenities and a private parking needs to be made.
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Charming and Comfortable Apartment in the centre of Annecy Old Town

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Balcon Grenette for almost 5 weeks and loved it. Although small in area the apartment has been cleverly designed and tastefully furnished , perfect for two discerning adults. The balcony was just big enough for 2 seated adults to enjoy a meal and watch the action in the street below. The large shower was a pleasure, with plentiful hot water. The beds were comfortable and could be raised to facilitate reading. We did though have to buy a couple of new pillows. Al the appliances in the kitchen were in working order and there was plenty of utensils for preparing our own meals. The internet was reliable allowing us to access our own movies. It should be noted that the apartment is on a main street and we were woken most mornings by the street cleaners and the refuse collectors. It was not a problem being early risers. Access by security code avoids having to look after keys and the walk up the two flights of stone steps provided welcome exercise. A huge advantage is the location in the centre of the old town and proximity to the restaurants. Other than the noise issue I can't see how it could be bettered.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: "Thank you for your review, we are happy you had a nice stay in Annecy and enjoyed the apartment. Regarding the additional pillows, you should have let us know during your stay that you needed it, we would have happily provided them, though the beds have an electrical remote control to adjust the headrest and feet position, We are sorry for the annoyance and please accept all our apologies."
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near Boston

Perfect location, beautiful apartment

  • 5 of 5

Amazing location in quaint old town. Very gracious host. Very clean and well equipped apartment and very quiet. Near excellent restsurants right out the front door. You can't top this for Annecy.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A very typically old French apartment on a pictureseque small street in the heart of the old town

  • 4 of 5

The apartment is on the second floor of an old block on a picturesque small street. It has a useful balcony which is big enough to set up a couple of chairs and a small table (supplied in the apartment).

The description of the apartment on the HomeAway website is very accurate and it was clean and well maintained.

The owner provided excellent customer service and ensured that we received great communications both prior to our arrival and also during our stay.

I would recommend this apartment to anyone who is looking to stay in a typically French-style apartment in the heart of Annecy old town - but be mindful that it is on the second floor and is accessed via a fairly narrow stone spiral staircase.

There are lots of good bars and restaurants immediately nearby.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Older couple - USA

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I, both early 60s, stayed here for 5 nights and were extremely pleased with the apartment. It was very small but every bit of it was extremely nice, clean and beautifully decorated. The location could not have been better. The restaurants around our apartment were very good. The owner took us on a tour of the old town to show us where to shop for groceries, where the weekly markets meet and lots of other helpful information. I would recommend this property to anyone.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Très bel appartement, bien situé et confortable

  • 5 of 5

Vraiment idéal pour un couple en vacances à Annecy. Appartement confortable, très bien situé, parfaitement équipé, avec tout le linge de maison fourni, et très propre. A réserver sans hésitation.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Annecy Town Center
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Nearest Train
650 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Annecy Town Center
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
La Clusaz
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Annecy offers a wide choice of sports and cultural activities, in the summer and winter.

The apartment is located close to all the nautical activities (swimming, sailing, nautical ski, diving...), and right next to the departure of the bicycle track going along the lake for more than 40km, but you also have all the mountain activities (hiking, mountain bike, via - ferrata, canyoning, paragliding)

Lots of cultural activities, museums, castles, guided tours, exhibitions in the Old Town of Annecy walking distance from the apartment


Rates & Availability

Annecy Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
vacances d'été 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Oct 29 2017
5 night minimum stay
Automne 2017
Oct 30 2017 - Dec 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $58.8

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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