Zumthor Vacation Homes

Leis is a hamlet of several old wooden chalets, a white chapel and a small restaurant, located in the mountains above Vals in Graubünden. Here, at 1,500 meters, the internationally renowned architect and Pritzker Prize winner Peter Zumthor built three wooden houses: the Oberhus, the Unterhus and the Türmlihus. The houses, which are slightly different in size, each extend over three floors. They are exquisitely furnished and feature high quality facilities: designer furniture and lamps, teak bathrooms, and kitchens fitted out with all appliances from a steamer to a raclette grill. The Türmlihus has a sauna.

Built of solid wood, the “Leiserhäuser” paint an intimate, homely picture and maintain a warm, cosy indoor climate. Through new construction techniques, Peter Zumthor has managed to incorporate large panoramic windows into their traditional log-style structure. The floor-to-ceiling windows extend from wall to wall and frame the landscape. Each room has spectacular views; especially impressive is the view from the living rooms on the top floor of the houses. They are fully glazed on two sides to create the experience of a closed observation deck. In winter, you can sit by the wood-fired oven and look out at the snow-covered slopes. In summer, you can enjoy a greener view on the sunny terrace or balcony.
Pictures: Ralph Feiner


What to do

Hiking, skiing, snowboarding, and the spa 7132 Therme.

Why we like this house

Stunning houses ! Impressive in terms of location, views and architectural finish!


Details of the property

Region/Town: CH – Switzerland, Leis ob Vals

Name: Zumthor Vacation Homes

Scenery: Graubünden

Accommodation: House

Number of guests: Unterhus: 5 people, Türmlihus: 5 people, Oberhus: 6 (+2) people

Architecture: Modern

Completed: 2013

Design: Peter Zumthor, Wikipedia

Published: schoener-wohnen.de: "Urlaub mit Stil: Hotels und Ferienhäuser in den Bergen" 8/2016

Special Features: close to "7132 Therme & Spa"


2 Comments

Knoll PR said:

Holzbauarchitektur vom Feinsten, bis in das kleinste Detail. Die Häuser bieten viel Komfort ohne zu protzen und wunderbare Aussichten in die umgebende Berglandschaft. Geborgenheit auf hohem Niveau!

URLAUBSARCHITEKTUR fragt: Stefan Sagmeister, New York | urlaubsarchitektur.de|holidayarchitecture.com said:

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