Despite legal restrictions, there are still a few rare opportunities to purchase a holiday home in Switzerland such as the Florens Resort
Brienz, January 2019 - Switzerland is a safe and clean country. It is also a small country. Therefore, in the 1980s, citizens agreed to a legislation called the 'Lex Koller' law. It severely limits the opportunities for non-Swiss nationals to acquire real estate on Swiss territory. But the dream of sitting by a turquoise-green lake with a relaxing view over the Alps is not over. There are - still - exceptions for real estate companies in designated tourist resorts. Lake Resort Interlaken AG has made use of this for the Florens Resort & Suites project on Lake Brienz. The Florens Resort & Suites offers the rare opportunity to purchase a little piece of Switzerland with breath-taking views and all the amenities of a top hotel.
Florens Resort & Suites is a unique facility in every respect: 155 luxurious apartments in a number of different residences form an ensemble directly on the crystal-clear lake. The view catches the mountains of the UNESCO World Natural Heritage Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch. In winter, the winter sports areas of the Bernese Oberland are tempting.
The lifestyle resort also guarantees stress-free days and weeks for families, because anyway the youngsters feel at their best in the Florens Kids & Youth Club. In the healthy natural surroundings of the Swiss countryside, young guests can enjoy sports and exciting activities under trained guidance. The 65,000 square metre area of the Florens Resort provides lots of space, air and sun to enjoy the outdoors. But also cultural landmarks, picturesque mountain villages and shopping opportunities are within driving distance: Interlaken (10 minutes), Lucerne and Bern (60 minutes), Zurich or Basel (120 minutes) with their international airports.
Even though the Florens Resort & Suites offers the privacy of your own apartment, you don't have to do without the regular cleaning service, bookable laundry and ironing service, fine restaurants and bars as well as a well-tended spa and wellness area. The apartments have 2.5 to 5.5 rooms and can be purchased in various configurations and price ranges. Sample apartments are available for viewing on site, as the team is now working at full speed towards the planned opening in 2021. In August last year, the topping-out ceremony for the first eight apartment buildings was celebrated. Neighbours from the surrounding villages and the first lucky owners convinced themselves of the construction progress. Together they are looking forward to the further development of this idyll in the heart of Switzerland: in future there will not be many lifestyle projects like this in Switzerland with such panoramic scenery.