By the results of the Third Annual National Independent Award for Achievements in the Countryside Property Market, Settlement of the Year 2006, the Knyazhye Ozero cottage settlement was recognized as the benchmark for countryside real estate and received a number of top awards. At the official award ceremony held on April 5, 2006 in the Bolshoi Petrovsky Hall of the President Hotel in Moscow, the settlement received the gold award in the BUSINESS category and the Grand Prix—the event's highest award—and was officially named the Best Settlement of Moscow Oblast 2006.