property - Lakeside Luxury
Written by Oryx
Wake up to breathtaking scenery every day with these stunning lakeside properties.
Vevey, Lake Geneva
Nestled among the historic vineyards of Lavaux and with sweeping views of Lake Geneva and majestic snowy mountaintops, the former Hotel Du Parc is being renovated to its former Belle Epoque glory, turned into 24 ultra-luxurious private residences ranging from two-bedroom 200mÇ units to six-bedroom 674mÇ options, with 14m-high ceilings, all with on-site luxury services. Each of the three penthouses comes with its own separate apartment for guests or staff. Du Parc Kempinski Private Residences are set to open in winter 2012-13.
Price on request.
This Stellenbosch Lifestyle Farm features mountain views and a private lake. The architect-designed, English thatched home blends into the landscape and offers breathtaking vistas from each room. The unique property of 5.6 hectares is the product of 20 years’ vision of the current owner, which the new owner can now just take over and enjoy. Six Bed, six Bath.
Set on the western shore of Lake Como, 75 miles from Milan, this beautiful property looks out to the peaks of the Italian Alps. The interior features six double bedrooms and one twin bedroom suite, a library, and a children’s playroom. Outdoors is an infinity swimming pool, a lakefront terrace, private boathouse, and helicopter pad. Separate buildings house a custom-built spa and gymnasium.
Situated in Berry, 2ó hours from Paris, this 15th–18th century chateau with fine period elements has over 2,500m2 of space set in 170 hectares, including lakes. The accommodation in the chateau comprises hall, salon with fireplace, dining room with fireplace, library, study, kitchen, 16 bedrooms and bathrooms, and servants rooms. Outbuildings include a caretaker’s house, garage, swimming pool, and tennis court.
€3,500,000 / US$4,757,550