Superb character property

CH-1024 Ecublens VD, Centre

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Superb character property
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Lenin lived in this superb mansion
Vladimir Ilich Lenin stayed in this house in Écublens during his exile from 1910 to 1915.
Here you will find an exciting documentary on Lenin's Swiss exile:

This superb and old house of 9.5 rooms offers an authentic and rare charm: beautiful parquet floors, exposed beams, large spaces, lots of woodwork, grandiose fireplace as well as large volumes and all the modern comfort that one could wish.
The house has been maintained over the years and is in very good general condition.


  • At the entrance we find a spacious and bright entrance hall
  • Magnificent and large living room with fireplace and access to a mezzanine with library and reading corner
  • Beautiful closed living kitchen
  • Second very spacious living or dining room with large fireplace (currently the office)
  • "Visitors" WC-washbasin

  • Distribution hall with access to the garden
  • Large bedroom
  • Bathroom / WC / sink
  • Second (smaller) bedroom currently used as a walk-in closet
  • Beautiful parental suite with lots of character and its fireplace with its bathroom / showers / double sink and separate WC en suite
  • This floor also offers a second hall with exterior access


The attic offers beautiful volumes and is composed as follows:
  • Beautiful attic bedroom with bathroom / showers / WC
  • Dressing area
  • Large bedroom or living room (currently used as a TV lounge)
  • Laundry room

The house currently offers 3 bedrooms but it is quite possible to create 4 or 5 bedrooms without major work in the existing space.

The garden is small and is located to the north of the house with a small dining area on the terrace and its garden shed.
There is a garage on the lower ground floor overlooking the road level as well as the possibility of parking a car alongside the property on the pebble section.
It is also possible to rent two indoor parking spaces in a common garage located 20m away at CHF 200.- + VAT / space.

The garden with a total surface area of 1'398 m2 is registered in the Land Register as a condominium dependency plot. The use of this plot is subject to a co-ownership regulation. The property is listed in the architectural census in note 3 "Object of local interest": Interesting object at the municipal level and deserving to be preserved.
Such an object is placed under general protection (LPNMS, art. 46 and following).
Modifications can be envisaged, provided that the qualities which justified its rating are not altered.
The main competent authority for the safeguarding of these objects is the Municipality.


Single family house
Ecublens maison historique de Lénine
Number of rooms
Number of bedrooms
Number of bathrooms
Living area
~ 470 m²
Built surface
~ 188 m²
Year of construction
Year of restoration
Heating system
Gas, Solar
Domestic water heating system
Gas, Solar
Heating installation
Local tax
0.64 %
To be discussed