This rare, historical property, dating from circa 1550, is located in the heart of Samoens. Harking back to its ancestral forefathers of dukes and cardinals, its elevated position is a landmark feature of this medieval village and thriving ski resort. A ten minute walk to the Grand Massif Express ski gondola (for access to the Grand Massif Ski domaine – 265Km of pistes) and just one hour from Geneva, Château de Samoens offers infinite possibility for a future buyers as a private residence or business opportunity as perhaps a boutique hotel.
During the course of the last ten years. the current owner has brought artistic flair to this unique dwelling whilst also reconfiguring the layout to create eight ensuite bedrooms
Set over 4 levels, the formal entrance is located on the ground floor to the south west of the Château. A gothic hallway welcomes you in from which stairs lead up to the first floor. To the right of the entrance, is a south facing reception room, cloakroom, south facing dining room , a contemporary cook’s kitchen (with access onto a terrace), a secondary back kitchen and WC.
Immediately off the stairs, on the first floor, there’s a modest bedroom with ensuite shower room (and WC). On the southern aspect of the building,, you’ll find a study, a living room separated by a fireplace (not currently operational) and a formal salon as well as a library, a guest WC and laundry room.
The second floor is dedicated to the main sleeping quarters of the property. This is composed of six bedrooms, two of which have bathrooms (with WC) and the remaining four with shower rooms (again with WC). The top floor is composed of a parental suite with its own bathroom and charming south facing views over the village and mountains beyond. A sauna is also located on this level.
The property also contains basement level with a cellar and boiler room. Externally the Château is composed of split level terraced gardens as well as a double garage annex.