10 favorite properties in Lyon


Whether it’s Lyon itself that appeals to you or its bucolic surroundings, BARNES has a whole host of unusual and appealing properties available for sale.

Contemporary apartment

Lyon 6 - Boulevard des Belges

Appartement Boulevard des Belges

Housed on the top floor of a high-end building dating back to 1925 and located near the Parc de la Tête d'Or, this apartment spans 232,48 sq.m (2,502 sq ft) (252,84 sq.m or 2,722 sq ft habitable surface area). The dual-aspect duplex apartment comprises a large 80 sq.m (861 sq ft) living room on the ground floor that opens out onto a balcony, along with a separate kitchen complete with utility area, a bedroom, a master suite with a dressing room and a shower room. Upstairs, meanwhile, 2 bedrooms share a bathroom and a good-sized storage room. Unobstructed views, no overlook and a delightful balcony to boot.

Price: €1,958,000

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Apartment with a view

LYON 1 - Quai Saint-Vincent

Appartement Quai Saint Vincent

Located on the Quai Saint-Vincent, this 217.96 sq.m (2,346 sq ft) light-filled apartment on the 2nd floor (lift access) boasts seven windows affording stunning views of the Saône. All the rooms face south and are bathed in light. The dual-aspect property comprises an entrance hall, a large kitchen/dining room complete with fireplace, one living room with an alcove converted into an office, a second living room and a bedroom with a shower room. On the quiet courtyard side you’ll find a master suite with a bathroom and dressing room and 2 bedrooms that share a shower room. A large attic, a cellar and a bike room complete this exceptional property.

Price: €1,590,000

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Bourgeois house


Maison bourgeoise

With local shops, public transport and schools in the immediate vicinity and just 10 minutes or so from the centre of Lyon, this 2,000 sq.m (21,528 sq ft) property dating from the early-20th century comprises a bourgeois house spanning some 360 sq.m (3,875 sq ft), an orangery of around 45 sq.m (484 sq ft) adjoining the house and a flat plot of land planted with hundred-year-old trees. The house comprises a large entrance hall, two reception rooms, an office and a separate kitchen with utility room on the ground floor and three large bedrooms, a dressing room and a bathroom on the first floor. The second floor, meanwhile, contains three further bedrooms, three annexes and a bathroom. This exceptional property boasts flat grounds planted with hundred-year-old trees, paved walkways and grassy areas.

Price: €3,100,000

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Charming apartment


appartement de charme

Housed in an historical residence just a 5-minute drive from Croix Rousse and 15 minutes from Bellecour, this light-filled dual-aspect duplex apartment with 163.69 sq.m (1,573 sq ft) of living space affords beautiful views of the Saône. The property boasts a bright and pleasant living room, a dining room, a contemporary kitchen and 3 bedrooms. The upper floor comprises a master bedroom with cupboards, two bedrooms, an office that can be used as a bedroom, a television area, a bathroom with built-in laundry, a shower room and a dressing room. The stone architecture, high ceilings and views of the Saône make this apartment a truly exceptional property.

Price: €1,110,000

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Elegant backdrop

LYON 1 - Quai du Rhône

appartement bourgeois

This bourgeois apartment housed in a Soufflot building with a lift spans 186.65 sq.m (2,009 sq ft) and affords beautiful unobstructed views of the Rhone. The property comprises a large entrance hall, a living room, a dining room and separate kitchen, while the sleeping quarters include three bedrooms, a dressing room, a bathroom and a shower room. Its beautifully high ceilings and old-fashioned charm, courtesy of its parquet floors and fireplaces, make this apartment truly remarkable.

Price: €1,152,000

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Stylish apartment

LYON 5 - Saint-Georges

Appartement design

This exceptional apartment covers 105.02 sq.m (1,130 sq ft) under the Carrez Law in a sought-after building in the city’s Saint-Georges district. Having been renovated by an architect, it boasts a spacious and elegant entrance hall and a magnificent living room of 41.93 sq.m (451 sq ft) with roughly 3.5-metre (38ft) high ceilings, parquet flooring and a fireplace that runs on ethanol. The dining room, meanwhile, which is bathed in light and air-conditioned, offers unobstructed views of the Saône by day and by night, as does the kitchen. The master bedroom offers plenty of storage space, while the second spare bedroom is also furnished with tall, deep storage units. The bathroom has both a shower and a bathtub. A rare luxury property that would make the perfect pied-à-terre.

Price: €891,000

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Modern cocoon

LYON 6 - Tête d'Or

appartement moderne

Located close to the Parc de la Tête d'Or and all local amenities, this 82.71 sq.m (890 sq ft) apartment renovated in a modern style comprises an entrance hall leading through to a bright living room, a dining room and a Klein blue kitchen. The sleeping quarters comprise 2 bedrooms. A cosy little nest.

Price: €565,000

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Country house


Maison champêtre

Located in a quiet wooded environment, this custom house dating from 1972 extends over 219,71 sq.m (2,365 sq ft) and two storeys. The ground floor comprises a 50 sq.m (538 sq ft) living area complete with fireplace, a kitchen and two bedrooms, one with a bathroom and the other with a shower room. An office is located on the half-level, while the upper level comprises a separate apartment that opens onto a balcony and has a kitchen, living room and two bedrooms with bathrooms. The two levels are connected via an internal staircase. A garage, a workshop, a large awning and a greenhouse attached to the house round off the property.

Price: €1,290,000

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Tasteful apartment

LYON 3 – Préfecture

Appartement classieux

Housed in a high-end Art Deco building with a lift, this gorgeous 213.29 sq.m (2,296 sq ft) 5th-floor family apartment boasts beautiful floors, mouldings and Art Deco fireplaces and high ceilings. The entrance hall leads to 3 south- and west-facing rooms including a beautiful corner living room with a balcony, while the sleeping quarters comprise a master suite, a second bedroom and an office.

Price: €1,150,000

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Delightful villa

LYON 4 - Croix Rousse

maison de ville

This very well-located 134,56 sq.m (1,448 sq ft) townhouse is semi-detached and boasts a lovely garden tucked away from prying eyes. The property comprises an entrance hall leading through to a pleasant living room and a kitchen open on the dining room. The first floor contains 2 bedrooms, an office and a bathroom while the garden level has a third large bedroom (28 sq.m, 301 sq ft) with a shower room and direct access to the garden.

Price: €1,550,000

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Custom house


Maison d'architecte

Located in a quiet neighbourhood with no overlook and boasting exceptional views of the Monts d'Or, Fourvière, Mont-Blanc and the Monts du Lyonnais, this beautiful single-storey house, spanning 250 sq.m (2,691 sq ft) on a 2,497 sq.m (26,877 sq ft) plot, was built in 1976 and extended and renovated in 2010. Composed of 3 modules, the first comprising the master suite with dressing room, bathroom and office, the second comprising the entrance hall, a living room and an open kitchen with a storeroom, and the third containing 3 bedrooms, 2 shower rooms, an alcove, a machine room, a laundry room and storage space. Outside, meanwhile, you'll find approximately 2,500 sq.m (26,910 sq ft) of level grounds affording exceptional views, with large exotic wood terraces, a completely secure heated swimming pool and a garage, completing the feel of a VIP space.

Price: €1,250,000

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