Swiss Chateau Designed by Eiffel Tower Architect Is Available After 50 Years

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Chateau de Promenthoux,” a 19th century Swiss chateau designed by Stephen Sauvestre, one of the architects of the Eiffel Tower, will soon be up for auction, Mansion Global reported.

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Offered for the first time in over 50 years, the estate, previously on the market for $48 million Swiss francs (about $47.66 million U.S. dollars), is open for previews and can be bid on via Concierge Auctions’ mobile app on June 15.

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It was built circa 1896 as a summer home for Jean-Philippe Worth, son of Parisian imperial fashion designer Charles Frederick Worth, according to the property listing via Concierge Auctions.

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On the north shore of Lake Geneva, just 15 miles away from the city of Geneva, the estate sits on 9.1 acres of forest and parkland.

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There is 14,000 square feet of living space throughout four stories, with four grand reception rooms, eight bedrooms, six bathrooms, several kitchens, a library, a study, and separate accommodations for staff.

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An arched stone pillar on the facade of the residence resembles the foundation of the Eiffel Tower.

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The estate has a private harbor, which is known to be the largest on Lake Geneva. Panoramic views of the lake can be seen from the residence’s balconies.

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Images courtesy of Concierge Auctions

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