Splendid castle with views of the lake and vineyards in Begnins (VD)
Price on request
DescriptionThe beautiful tree lined driveway leads to a charming courtyard and castle, which was built in the 18th century on the foundations of a former castle dating back to the 16th century. Its main building is currently composed of four apartments in various states of renovation, but all providing modern comfort. In addition to these accommodations, the castle comprises a large number of rooms, from attics to common reception rooms. A barn, various cellars, and other annexes offer an extra vast potential. The current living surface is approximately 700sqm, and the castle offers an extra 1’000sqm of potentiel surface. It is above all this exceptional potential which gives this property its main asset. Many projects are possible to transform this exceptional site and restore its splendor of the past, by retaining outstanding historic pieces such as the old press, the wooden floors and the fireplaces. Finally,
the domain is divided into two main parts, located south and west of the castle. Landscaped on different levels, the gardens provides areas that can host garden parties and receptions, offering splendid views of the surrounding vineyards, the lake and the Mont Blanc. The garden also offers more intimate areas sheltered by secular trees, giving the whole a very romanesque atmosphere. The splendid architectural ensemble provides unique volumes throughout the main building and the annexes. The castle requires major renovations, however such a project will transform its edifice into a mansion of more than 1'700sqm. This unique site is a prestigious venue for a foundation, a hotel project, a corporate office, or luxurious residential apartments.