LIVE THE LIFE ICONIC Discover a style of life like no other. Where elegance, craftsmanship and 5-star service come together in a setting of peerless beauty and historical significance in the heart of the Swiss Riviera. Experience the magnificence of a life lived within the walls of an authentic Swiss monument. A restored Belle Ă‰poque hotel, perched above the shores of Lake Geneva alongside the rolling hills of Lavaux. Savor the space and light pouring in from expansive windows offering unrivalled views of the Alps and Lake Geneva. Enjoy world-class amenities, and a coveted location nestled among protected vineyards within a UNESCO World Heritage site. Meet Du Parc Kempinski Private Residences and come home to a life unlike any other.
THE SWISS QUALITY OF LIFE ZURICH
Ideally located in the centre of Europe, Switzerland is one the world’s most prosperous countries offering an unsurpassed quality of life. Du Parc is less than 3 hours from most European destinations, and only 85 kilometres from Geneva Cointrin International Airport (GVA), access to and from this influential financial capital is fast and easy for work or pleasure. Switzerland’s stable economy is enhanced by a strict conservation ethic, which preserves one of the country’s most treasured resources—it’s exquisite natural beauty. With strict pollution controls in place, even the larger Swiss cities boast superlative air quality and clarity. Switzerland is home to three mountain ranges: The Alps, Swiss Plateau and The Jura. No wonder the country is renowned for its world-class skiing, thermal spas, wildflower-strewn valleys and health retreats. There is simply no question that Switzerland offers a standard of living unrivalled in nearly every way.
LIVING IN THE
Located in the exceptional setting of the Swiss Riviera, Du Parc Kempinski Private Residences at Mont-Pèlerin offers owners easy access to the beauty and tranquility of the region. Mont-Pèlerin is a picturesque haven with exemplary amenities. Given its proximity to Geneva, it has become the primary or secondary home to Swiss and foreign nationals who cherish its quaint feel and the innate sense of security and discretion one experiences when spending time there. Mont-Pelerin is just one hour from Geneva International Airport, 2.5 hours by car from Zurich, or 30 minutes from the private airports of Lausanne and Bex; it is situated in the Canton of Vaud, tucked between Lausanne and Montreux— and 15 minutes from the pretty town of Vevey. Lausanne and Montreux provide a full complement of cultural, musical and recreational activities, as well as outstanding educational institutions. Some of the world’s leading schools and universities, such as the Institute for Management Development (IMD), Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL); Ecole Poytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), which has just started a large research program in neurology; the highly reputable Le Rosey boarding school; and other renowned schools such as Ecole Lemania and Collège Champittet are located nearby.
The Belle Ă‰poque era in Europe is considered a golden age when both the arts and sciences flourished. Peace and prosperity predominated and the mansions and grand hotels of this period embodied a glorious sense of art and joie de vivre. Today, overlooking Lake Geneva, stands a number of these grand mansions. Among the most imposing is the former Palace Mont-Pelerin, a legendary structure that for 150 years was graced with many famous visitors such as the author, Victor Hugo, Barons and Baronesses from Paris, and a stream of Russian aristocrats.
In 1906 the Palace was recast into The Palace PĂ¨lerin Hotel Baumaroche and remained as a hotel (though with different ownership) for the next century. In 1931, Hanz Leuenberg, a Swiss German, acquired it and changed the name to Hotel Du Parc. He later left it to his daughter, Daisy Chappex. Daisy and her husband lovingly restored the mansion and it was held and managed by the Chappex family for five decades until its rebirth as a hotel school in 2000. In 2008, Swiss Development Group (SDG) bought the hotel and in collaboration with the Monuments et Sites du Canton de Vaud, undertook a monumental renovation with the vision of transforming the illustrious structure into 24 private residences, each fully serviced by the world-renowned 5-star Kempinski brand. The roof and faĂ§ade have been remodeled to reflect their Belle Epoque heritage. The beams, mirrors, paneling, and the dramatic central staircase have been redressed back to their former glory; and the original lobby tiles have been integrated into the space. All painstakingly fitted with Swiss and European joinery and craftsmanship, these residences are the first of their kind in Switzerland offering a sense of effortless living in a setting of iconic beauty both inside and out.
There is no substitute for natural beauty. Fortunate are those who can be surrounded by it in todayâ€™s modern world. Without a doubt, one of the most alluring attributes of the Du Parc Kempinski Private Residences is their relationship to the peerless beauty that envelops them. From the dramatic sky scape of the Alps to the picturesque reflections on Lake Geneva, every residence is blessed with spectacular vistas inspiring an uncommon sense of peace and contentment. On the ground, parklands and gardens have been re-imagined and designed by the world-acclaimed landscape artists EDSA with the aim of creating the perfect escape from the toils of the world. Upon arriving home, owners and their guests step into an enchanting landscape designed to soothe and captivate any time of day or night. Du Parc Kempinski Private Residences for a style of life like no other.
FOR A STYLE OF LIFE LIKE
There are 24 Du Parc Kempinski Private Residences, varying in size from 200m2 two bedrooms to 690m2 six bedrooms, including three show-stopping penthouses. Each home offers extraordinary southfacing views of Lake Geneva. The window treatments have been carefully sourced to reflect the beauty of the original faĂ§ade and to allow each home to be bathed in a luminous expanse of light. All residences feature outdoor access to terraces, with balconies on the lower floors providing access to private gardens.Â The finish was executed by an international team of joiners and carpenters from Italy along with the best of Swiss engineering. The result is 24 homes of superlative craftsmanship and a complement of world-class amenities that together create a sense of effortless, elegant living.
INTERIOR DESIGN Internationally acclaimed interior designers BBG-BBGM have meticulously studied the space, light and volume of the apartment shells to take full advantage of the magnificent structure and setting. The wide, sweeping central staircase provides a dramatic constant, and with Bespoke Italian joinery and exacting in-builts, the care and artistry of the renovation is evident down to the last detail. RESIDENCE FEATURES • Creston automated home control system - manages multi-media, lighting, heating, ventilation • Multiple embedded flat screen televisions throughout residences • Ethanol-fueled fireplace • Bespoke fitted wardrobes • Kitchen appliances and fittings are crafted by Gaggenau for TEK Cuisines, including in-built coffee machine, wine cooler, oven, steam oven, microwave, induction hob, double extractor fan, dishwasher, full-height fridge with inbuilt freezer.
Kempinski is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group, with their inception in 1897 closely mirroring the history of Du Parc Kempinski Private Residences. Their standards are from another time, when attentive, perfectly executed service was a highly cultivated art unto itself.
Kempinski now brings this same abiding expertise to the residents of Du Parc Kempinski Private Residences ensuring every need is quietly intuited and discreetly met. A handpicked Kempinski trained butler staff (overseen by the General Manager and Head Butler) is on hand to assist in every way.
All residents benefit from a wide range of celebrated 5-star services provided by Kempinski, from a 24-hour concierge, valet parking, in-house cleaning and room service; onsite staff to engineer home management systems and care for your residence while you’re away; to more specific a la carte services that can be organized by one of the six butlers including: specialist fitness support, catering, event management, specialist dry cleaning, chauffeur services, and wine tasting. Dog walking, Au-Pair support and a Rolls Royce are all available to residents, ensuring a seamless lifestyle experience. From the smallest of requests to the grandest of events, Kempinski is the ideal partner in excellence for SDG.
Introducing Massimo, Du Parc’s Head Butler
CINEMA The state-of-the-art screening room is designed with every comfort in mind, including surround-sound and ergonomic seating. DAVIDOFF CIGAR LOUNGE Temperature-controlled humidors carefully preserve residents’ cigars on site, and the experts at Davidoff will gladly source cigars for homeowners. A games table is available for guests to enjoy chess and cards in the most elegant and atmospheric of settings.
A RESIDENCE WITH
FITNESS & WELLNESS CENTRE 626 m2 of space with double-height ceilings and expansive windows envelop residents in a luminous fitness and wellness centre inspiring total tranquility. A Givenchy private spa treatment room, indoor and outdoor heated pools, jacuzzis, hammams, steam rooms, saunas, state-of-the-art fitness 88m2 centre, and private relaxation gardens make for comprehensive wellness for every owner and their guests. WINE CELLAR Residents are invited to house their favourite wines in a modern cellar, which maintains a constant 18º Celsius and 80% humidity. The surrounding decor reflects the ancient catacombs found throughout Switzerland, recalling the region’s winemaking origins and makes a perfect setting for private events. STORAGE Each apartment comes equipped with an extra secure cellar storage space. PARKING Two designated indoor parking spaces are available for every apartment.
LAVAUX GOLF CLUB MEMBERSHIP Homeowners at Du Parc Kempinski Private Residences are entitled to lifetime membership at the exclusive Lavaux Golf Club, beautifully situated in the idyllic Lac de BrĂŞt parkland and surrounded by Alpine views. The course is suitable for beginners and seasoned players alike. MIRADOR COUNTRY CLUB Du Parc Kempinski Private Residences homeowners are automatic members of the luxurious Mirador Country Club for 10 years, and renewable thereafter. Mirador Country Club offers its members sports, fitness and relaxation facilities and exclusive member offers. QUINTESSENTIALLY ELITE MEMBERSHIP Offered by invitation only, a one year Quintessentially Elite Membership is available to all Du Parc Kempinski Residences homeowners. Membership is tailored to personal requirements; each member is assigned an exclusive Elite Lifestyle Manager, ensuring that wherever you are you may be assured of discretion, and premier access. Homeowners can take advantage of the world renowned global concierge network that Quintessentially provides, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
ROCKEFELLER LIVING Rockefeller Living is an exclusive club open only to the owners of residences at select Swiss Development Group properties. Members enjoy a comprehensive array of luxury lifestyle amenities not only at the property where they own a residence, but also across all properties in the Rockefeller Living club. Rockefeller Living owns residences at select SDG properties and makes them available exclusively to members who wish to spend time at a property other than the one at which they have purchased a residence. The team at Rockefeller Living ensures that all amenities offered at the club’s properties – including those provided by lifestyle partners such as Kempinski, Davidoff and Givenchy - are maintained and operated to the highest standards at all times. Through Rockefeller Living, each property offers members the use of luxury vehicles – such as a Rolls Royce at Du Parc Kempinski Private Residences – that are ideally suited to the property and surrounding area. In addition, Rockefeller Living has negotiated agreements with the finest sport and recreational clubs, restaurants, and retailers located near each Rockefeller Living property, entitling members to privileged access..
INCLUDED IN BASE RESIDENCES SERVICES FEE
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FACILITIES AVAILABLE TO RESIDENCE OWNERS
INCLUDED IN BASE RESIDENCES SERVICES FEE
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FACILITIES AVAILABLE TO RESIDENCE OWNERS
Concierge on-duty 16/24/7 • Valet Parking / Drop off 16/24/7 • Wake-up service • Car Rental Reservations • Restaurant / Theatre Reservations • Message and Phone Service • Babysitting • Rent a DVD-VCD / On line service • Watch a DVD-VCD from Home cinema library • Shopping Assistance • Fresh Flower Service • Newspaper Delivery • Other Deliveries • Pet Care Service • Car Wash • • Butler Service Limousine Service / Airport Transfers • Travel Agency Services • Luggage Handling & Storage • All other Concierge Services • Upkeep Public Areas • Standard Apartments Maintenance • Gardening & Landscaping • Spa and Pool Areas - cleaning and maintenance • All other Maintenance in Residences • • Utilities (water, heating, AC, electricity)
Access & light Business Center Services • Equipment Rental • Meeting Room / Board Room Rental • Home Cinema
Access to Wine Bar • Private wine testing session • Wine cellar Room Rental & Private parties •
Access & Home cinema services
Access, bar & cigar serving Meeting Room / Cigar Lounge Rental
• On demand
Spa and Wellness
Residences Pool Access Kempinski Hotel Pools & Spa Access Kempinski Hotel Spa Treatments Food & Beverages Kempinski Hotel Restaurants and Cafes Private Pool Bar / Grill Room Service • Bar tender (lobby, cigar lounge, home cinema) • Party Service (Rent-a-Chef / Waiter) • Delivery Services / Third Party Caterer •
• Membership Required Discounted Discounted for members
Charged per private meter
24 / 7 CCTV, mGuards, etc. • Private Security, Bodyguards
Public Area Cleaning • Garbage Disposal • Maid Service Laundry, Dry Cleaning, Ironing Plant Care
Satellite TV • Property Management & Office • High-Speed internet Access • Doctor / Nurse on call • Kids Club & Playground
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FIXTURES, FITTINGS AND EQUIPMENT
LE MIRADOR COUNTRY CLUB MEMBERSHIP DETAILS
• Kitchen Cabinetry: Hacker brand
• Domestic Appliances: Gaggenau brand
• Unlimited access to the fitness/sports centre, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, steam rooms, saunas and gym equipment, participation in all fitness classes
• Flooring: Engineered oak hardwood, laid in a herringbone pattern with finished edges. Marble in kitchen and bathrooms. Stoneware in powder room. Tiles in service entrance.
• Use of the tennis courts
• Ensuite Bathroom: Aguavit Rec2 bathtub, Hansgrohe Starck ShowerHeaven, Duravit sink • Secondary Bathroom: Agape Spoon XL, Hansgrohe Starck ShowerHeaven, Duravit sink • Faucets: Dornbracht brand
• Five free day invitations per year, valid for the membership period • One hour with a personal trainer during the year of joining only (non-transferable), to enable to new member to familiarise him/herself with the equipment provided ACCOMMODATION Members and the families and guests enjoy a 20% room rate discount, not applicable to packages or promotional rates offered by the hotel
• Toilets: Alessi brand
• Door Handles: Baldani brand, brushed aluminium finishing • Home Automation: Crestron brand
Special 20% discount on wine list prices at the Le Patio and Le Trianon restaurants and at the Piano Bar. This discount does not apply at the Au Chalet restaurant, where prices are already extremely competitive
• Home Cinema System: Kaleidescape DVD system; 5.1 surround sound system with discreet in-wall speakers from Amina brand
GIVENCHY SPA AND SALON
• Televisions: Samsung brand
Members enjoy a 20% discount on treatments, not applicable to packages or promotional offers. The special discount applies only to treatments for members.
• Electric Curtain Rails: Connected to the home automation system
• Heating: Radiant sub-floor heating, controlled by the home automation system
• Guests not staying at the hotel may use the fitness/sports centre only if accompanied by the member and on payment of an entrance fee, set at CHF55 for 2013. • Members may invite tennis partners, for whom a charge of CHF25 shall be payable. They shall not have access to the rest of the facilities. • Prior consent must be obtained from the management where members wish to invite more than four people. • Spending by guests can be charged to the member’s account, subject to the member’s approval.
* This description applies to all of the apartments without exception. The furniture, the drapes, rugs, art and decorative lights are not included.
All owners of Du Parc Kempinski Private Residences will automatically become members of the Mirador Country Club for a period of 10 years and renewable after that.
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Published on Feb 28, 2014