180 Degrees from Average. 51 Degrees, A New Luxury Home Development In the Swiss Alps.
51 Degrees is the first and finest resort residence in the world to offer indoor/outdoor thermal spas (supplied directly from Leukerbad’s thermal springs) in each of its 30 private homes.
The pioneering residential development is nestled in the small town of Leukerbad, its backdrop the incredible Canton of Valais. The homes on the property were designed by architect Michael Graves with interior design by Marc Michaels, and are surrounded by magical views of mountains and secret passes, wildlife and clear blue skies.
Ultimately, what makes the residences at 51 Degrees so extraordinary is what makes Leukerbad itself extraordinary: the water. Each residence at 51 Degrees has its own dedicated, unlimited supply of Leukerbad’s thermal waters, with their ideal profile of minerals designed to help restore aching muscles and organs, and revivify the careworn spirit.
The resort buildings of 51 Degrees are designed as a series of inter-connected 5-story wings: two housing 53 condominiums and the others housing a 72-key boutique hotel and a 20,000 square-foot luxury spa on the lower level. In addition to the hotel restaurant, the resort includes a semi-detached pavilion for a restaurant to be operated by a signature chef.
The guest quarters are organized along a single-loaded corridor facing the back of the site, allowing views toward the central court and swimming pools within the resort and the Alps beyond. The buildings are clad in local stone with timber detailing characteristic of the region, creating a destination that uniquely suits its stunning natural and built context.
Spacious, slate-roofed structures of stone and timber designed by the renowned architect Michael Graves are reminiscent of Switzerland’s iconic chalets and rise from a base of boulders into staggered, private, four-story homes.
above: renderings from Michael Graves & Associates
The residences incorporate wood beams and glass, encircled with private terraces and balconies which open onto the three great surrounding mountains, the Daubenhorn, the Balmhorn and the Torrenthorn.
Each is equipped with indoor/outdoor fireplaces, wrap around terraces, private elevators, folding glass walls, Gaggenau appliances, private heated parking and decorated with the most luxurious materials including bronze, wool, leather, and rustic wood.
Three Different Sample Floor Plans:
Careful thought has gone into each residence, the floor-plans ensuring that maximum use is made of both the light and spectacular views surrounding the homes. Each apartment will feature a wrap around balcony, enticing the mountains into your living space day and night.
Included in or around the development are a Residents Club, branded boutiques, a wine bar, a game room, a restaurant and lounge by The Ginza Project, a fitness studio, a ski valet, The Banya Experience Spa and Children's Club.
For more information or to inquire about purchasing property, visit 51 Degrees Spa Residences