Prestigious castle overlooking the lake with a park of 330'000sqm
Built in the 12th century by the Count of Vaud, the Castle’s rich history was shaped by royalty, writers, composers, philosophers and world leaders such as Joseph Bonaparte and the King of Spain who wanted to own the Castle.
Georges Sand found her inspiration here and Franz Liszt enjoyed its splendour. Voltaire never wanted to leave and Empress Josephine of Austria fell in love with its beautiful parks. Count Camille Cavour relaxed in its private gardens, the Countess Langallerie entertained the 18th century European elite and added the splendour of wooden carved wall decorations handpainted Master’s wallpapers and two unique Gothic towers.
Finally, the Count de Sellon, who successfully advocated for the abolition of the death penalty, gave the Castle its endearing name “Castle of Peace”.
This 12th century Castle with Manoir House, a Chalet style grange, staff house and garages is a rare property and listed grade 1 by the Swiss Historical Monuments, which has been restored by the current owner over the last 7 years with a careful hand combining expertise and traditions from the region best architects and craftsmen, to create a 21st century Castle with the latest modern-day technology and innovation, quality and standards, including, spa, wellness, indoor pool, reception rooms and private wine cellars kept in their original style with decorative artefact ….
The Castle Estate offers an impressive 6’000sqm interior, which includes the Castle’s 3’000sqm, consisting of 80 rooms and salons.