Urboxed explores what you get for your francs (or euros) on the current rental market in various hoods in Geneva and neighboring France. First up: Three places for 3000 CHF +/- 15%. Which one makes your heart beat a little faster? Make sure to cast your vote below!
If you are looking for a romantic village feel and don’t mind crossing the border to France, this utterly picturesque farm house built in 1840 might just be the perfect option for you. 11 km from the Palace of Nations, in the village of Versonnex, you will find these newly renovated 125 square meters spread over three floors, boasting a modern, custom built kitchen; a dining room; a living room with a fire place; a TV area; three bedrooms; and bathrooms on each floor. The ceiling beams add to the charm, and the garden of 80 square meters offers grape vines as well as a fig tree. Bonus: view of Mont Blanc from some of the bedrooms. The house comes with an outdoor parking spot and rents for 2800 CHF + charges. Photos by Karin Lindroos
Keen swimmers will love the heated outdoor pool that comes with this residential building in quiet Florissant, a short walk from Parc Bertrand. On the second floor, a newly renovated 3 room apartment offers a living room with as 12 square meter balcony, a large bedroom, a bathroom with separate WC, a kitchen, and washing machine and dryer. The large windows let in plenty of light into these 80 square meters of space, which are yours for 3300 CHF, charges included. For an additional 500 CHF, an indoor parking spot is thrown in the mix as well.
This bright top floor apartment offers high ceilings with interesting angles and exposed beams, leaving plenty of opportunities for creating an interior deco statement. The newly renovated four room property comes fully furnished, and includes two bedrooms, an open kitchen/living room, a balcony, and a contemporary bathroom with shower, bath tub, washer and dryer. Situated a few minutes walk from the Versoix train station, the tenant of this apartment will be only a 15 minute train ride away from Cornavin in central Geneva. These 90 square meters come at a rent of 2500 CHF including charges. An underground parking space is available at an additional cost.