Superb mansion with an exceptional 5,700 m³ of volume

CH-1907 Saxon, Saxon

CHF 2'150'000.-

Description

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Set amidst the Alps in the lush Rhône valley, the village of Saxon has grown rapidly in recent years and today has almost 4,000 inhabitants. Its popularity is down to a prime location close to the canton’s largest towns, 20 minutes away from Sion and 10 minutes from Martigny.

Named Villa Fama, this mansion was built in 1861 by local notable Joseph Fama when he settled in Saxon and took over management of the casino and baths. He went on to transform the tiny village into a fashionable and cosmopolitan destination by turning the casino into an exclusive establishment that also boasted a concert hall. Many luminaries stayed in the villa, including Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Victor Hugo and Giuseppe Garibaldi.

Villa Fama is ideally located just a few minutes’ walk from the centre of Saxon and its amenities, and a short drive from the motorway. Standing on a 1,690 m² plot, this building comprises 22 rooms over 1,131m² of living area. With three floors, it offers an exceptional 5,700 m³ of volume.

Superb period details have been preserved, making this home truly timeless. It features ceilings three metres’ high, magnificent parquet flooring in excellent condition, fireplaces in almost every room, stunning Rococo-style living rooms and an imposing Saillon marble staircase, in perfect condition and crowned by a glass dome.

Outside, the garden features a 100 m² annex with a swimming pool and shower room. A stone wall surrounds the property to ensure privacy. Two garages and an outhouse complete this property.

Basement

- 17 cellars

Ground floor

- Entrance hall
- Two Rococo-style living rooms
- Three bedrooms
- Saillon marble staircase
- Kitchen
- Storage room
- Guest washroom

1st floor

- Hallway
- Kitchen
- Five bedrooms
- Two spare rooms
- Two shower rooms
- Kitchenette
- Guest washroom

2nd floor

- Master suite with bathroom
- Three bedrooms
- Shower room

Under the roof

- Convertible loft space

Annexe

- 92 m² annex with swimming pool and shower room
- 41 m² outhouse
- 46 m² and 54 m² garages

Conveniences

Neighbourhood
Village centre
Green
Bank
Post office
Restaurant(s)
Railway station
Highway entrance/exit
Outside conveniences
Garden
Greenery
Swimming pool
Annex
Parking
Box
Inside conveniences
Fireplace
Swedish stove
Shower
Guests lavatory
Swimming pool
Bath
Built-in closet
Cellar
Storeroom
Skylights
With character
Pantry
Floor
Antique parquet floor
Carpet
Marble
Condition
To be refurbished
Exposure
Optimal
View
Mountains
Style
Character house

Characteristics

Category
Single family house
Reference
9318
No.of floors
3
Number of rooms
22
Number of bedrooms
12
Number of cellars
1
Number of bathrooms
5
Living area
1131 sqm
Surface of parcel
1690 sqm
Volume
5700 cbm
Year of construction
1861
Heating system
Fuel oil
Heating installation
Radiator
Availability
To be discussed
Annexe
included

Number of parkings

Interior (incl.)
2x
Exterior (incl.)
4x

Contact

Concern : 9318 / Single family house / CH-1907 Saxon / CHF 2'150'000.-

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