For Rent: Rare chance to rent "La Motte", 2-/3-bedroom character house with garden, parking in central Ferney

Property Details

  • CHF 2650
  • 22 rue de Geneve, Ferney Voltaire 01210
  • France
  • House
  • 4 Rooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Garden, Balcony, Mountain View, Parking spot, Garage, Ground Floor, Duplex
  • Semi-furnished


Must be seen! Rare chance to rent "La Motte", a beautiful two-/three-bedroomed house with old stones, beams and large mature garden in central Ferney-Voltaire. Available furnished, unfurnished or semi-furnished. Just across the border from Geneva airport. Direct buses to station, airport, UN, WHO, ILO, CERN etc. Stone’s throw from Ferney's famous Saturday market, cafés, restaurants and superb boulangerie. Close walking distance to shops, cinema.
Spacious stone terrace with mosaic table and metal chairs, PLUS small separate two-storey 18th-century outhouse which can be used as playhouse/study/studio/artist's atelier or storage.
Covered- off-street parking, safe locked storage for bicycles and other items.
Ground floor: comfortable kitchen-diner-living room with ancient beams and huge stone-framed arched window, said to have come from one of Voltaire's theatres. In kitchen area: 80-cm electric oven with gas burners, large fridge-freezer, dishwasher, built-in washer/drier. In living area: handsome wood-fired stove, rustic antique dining table (as an option). Hall with antique wardrobe and chest of drawers, plus plentiful under-stair storage.
First floor: large main bedroom with two stone-framed windows overlooking garden; plentiful cupboard space. (This room was two bedrooms, and can easily be restored to two for any medium- or long-term tenant.) Second bedroom/study with built-in wardrobe. Bathroom, separate WC.
Garden: 1,200 square metres of mature garden with fruit and nut trees, and a row of ancient gravestones (no bodies!).
Property available furnished or semi-furnished for medium- or long-term rent. Extra guest room(s) for visitors may be rented for modest fees from proprietor David Lewis, ex-WHO and EBU, who lives in an adjacent part of the property.
Perfect for couple or couple and child (swing, trapeze and rope on large frame in garden).
CHF 2,650 per calendar month (or euro equivalent), plus CHF 250 to cover all charges (electricity, gas, water, garbage, insurance …).
Previous tenants include employees of CERN, WHO and UNICEF.
Call David or email him on for more details or photos and/or to discuss and arrange viewing. Tel: +33 450 40 52 92 or mobile/WhatsApp +33 783 12 21 15. Available: Immediate| Location: 22 rue de Genève, Ferney Voltaire