House - Contamine-sur-Arve (74130) - HAUTE SAVOIE € 1,950,000 € 1,890,000

Réf : A25628EMS74

Country house and separate guest house of 2 apartments, set in stunning, mature gardens with magnificent view.

Walking distance from the village of Contamine-sur-Arve, this magnificent property consists of a main house built in 1830, and a guest house built in 1899 which includes two apartments. Set in over 1.6 hectares of land, this property is surrounded by mature, well-maintained gardens with a pool, greenhouse and hobby vineyard, summer terrace with stone fireplace, a variety of trees, shrubs and hedges, and a row of four garages at the end of a second drive.

Uninterrupted views across the Arve Valley to the Aravis mountains and Mont Salève can be enjoyed from a large balcony, surrounding terraces and main living areas. Although the perfect country retreat, it`s only 4 kms from the Autoroute Blanche (A40) with access in under 20 mins to border crossings into Geneva - and in the other direction, to 30 ski resorts within 45 mins. With immediate income from the apartments, or for the use of staff, friends or family – these exceptional and spacious houses present numerous possibilities.

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Réf : A25628EMS74

Detailed description

Located in the charming village of Contamine-sur-Arve, walking distance from amenities, this exceptional 10-bedroom property enjoys elevated views across the Arve valley to the Aravis mountains and Mont Salève. Comprising of two separate houses (the Main House and Guest House converted into two self-contained apartments) this superb property, with an interesting local history, offers a variety of possibilities.

The two houses are set either side of a pool, in over 1.6 hectares of well-maintained gardens - and are laid out as follows:

The Main House (1830) - 361 m2 of “surface habitable” across three floors (served by a well-maintained Schindler lift):

Ground floor: 2 large reception rooms ( 34 and 35m2) one with new insert woodburner , a separate kitchen with cast iron and brass Lacunza (26.5 m2), adjacent pantry (11.5m2) and laundry room (7m2). Guest toilet (6m2) and safe (4m2).

First floor: Large living room of 62m2 leading out onto a 17m2 balcony. A parental suite (bedroom plus shower room) of 24.5m2 and a main parental suite of 27.5m2 - with adjacent bathroom (9.8m2)

Second Floor: Large living area (73m2) currently used as an office/library and games room leading onto a guest suite (bedroom and bathroom) of 27 m2, and additional bedroom (17.5m2) with adjacent dressing room (4m2). Access to attic.

The Guest House (1899) - Two apartments of 88m2 “surface habitable” (ground floor) and 143m2 “surface habitable” (first floor duplex):

Cellar: boiler room (13m2), cellar space and authentic vaulted wine cellar (24m2).

Ground floor apartment (T3) 88m2: Living room with insert woodburner (35m2) and separate kitchen (8m2) and pantry (3m2), two double bedrooms ( 12 and 14m2) and a bathroom (7m2). Plus an additional room (6m2) that can be used as an occasional bedroom, study or hobby room.

First floor duplex (T5) 143m2: Floor 1: Living room with insert woodburner (26.5m2) and separate kitchen with dining space (17m2), two bedrooms (8.5 and 15m2) and a bathroom (6.5m2). Floor 2: Large living room with kitchenette (30m2), one large double bedroom (14m2) and a single bedroom (9m2). Separate shower room (5m2).

A viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the exceptional views, space and possibilities offered by this unique property located in the popular Grand Genève region.

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Diagnostic de Performance Energétique
réalisé après le 1er juillet 2021

Logement consommateur d’énergie
Coûts annuels énergies estimés
entre 5440 € et 7410 € pour 2021
  • 1 890 000 € (HAI)
  • agency fees to be paid by seller
This property has ...
  • Swimming Pool
  • Mains Drains
  • Garage
  • Private parking
  • High speed internet
  • Detached
  • Electricity on site
  • Close to golf course
  • Close to ski resort
  • Mountain view
  • Business potential
  • Character property
  • Covered parking
  • Double glazing
  • Guest house - Gite
  • Hobby vineyard
  • Open fireplace
  • Panoramic views
  • Staff accommodation
  • Woodburner(s)
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Property Type
  • Country House
  • Village property
  • Ski
  • Close to golf course
  • 50km or less to airport
  • 0-2KM to amenities
French Alps

Diagnostic de Performance Energétique
réalisé après le 1er juillet 2021

Logement consommateur d’énergie
Coûts annuels énergies estimés
entre 5440 € et 7410 € pour 2021