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George Harrison’s Swiss Estate Hits the Market – Take A Peek Inside

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by Radar Staff

Maybe money can’t buy you you love but a whole lot of it can buy the spectacular Swiss estate of the late George Harrison.

The 1.6 acre property has panoramic views of Lake Lugano and the Swiss Alps and sits at the summit of Montagnola in the Ticino area of southern Switzerland.

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Harrison purchased it in July, 2001 while he was receiving cancer treatment at a nearby clinic.  He died at his Los Angeles home only four months later.

Wetag Consulting, an affiliate of Christie’s, is handling the property with the “price upon request.”  Harrison reportedly paid $10 million for the place.

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The complex includes a four-story10,800-square-foot main house with classic Palladian architecture. Unique mosaics adorn the marble floors. There are frescoes, columns, marble fireplaces and boiserie paneling. There’s also a massive wine cellar, Roman-style swimming pool,formal gardens filled with bonsai trees, palms and other mature trees, topiaries and fountains.

There’s an1,800 sq. ft. guesthouse and what is described as a “charming miniature brick castle” spanning 800 square feet, plus a tree house.

Harrison was only 58 when he died and also owned homes in England, Australia and Hawaii.

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