Andermatt has developed into a unique year-round destination. Andermatt Swiss Alps offers a wide range of residential options: from practical studios to spacious apartments, residences with hotel service, exclusive penthouses, even your own personal dream chalet. Our customised real estate portfolio from a single source is complemented by a diversified range of family-friendly leisure and sports opportunities. The sustainable design concept and an uncompromising focus on quality are the best prerequisites for long-term value growth – promising an attractive real estate investment.
An investment in Andermatt Reuss gives you the following advantages:
Central Location of Andermatt
Andermatt enjoys an outstanding location in Switzerland and can be easily reached from any direction.
The village is situated in a preferred geographic location in the heart of Switzerland, in the middle of the Alps. Andermatt enjoys excellent connections to national and international traffic routes. From the north-south autobahn (A2), you can reach Andermatt in just 10 minutes.
Year-round destination Andermatt
Situated at 1,444 metres a.s.l., Andermatt has always drawn holiday guests from around the world. The alpine Ursern Valley offers a wide variety of sports and leisure activities throughout the year.
In winter, the snow-sure region is inviting for skiing, freeriding, snowshoe trekking, sledging and much more. 180 kilometres of slopes and 33 lifts climbing as high as 3,000 metres are waiting for you at the newly linked winter sport destination Andermatt+Sedrun+Disentis, Central Switzerland’s largest ski resort.
From classical music performances to rock or schlager concerts and spectacular open-air theatre shows, Andermatt offers a bevy of cultural activities. Andermatt Concert Hall, seating over 650, is a key cultural amenity.
Special rights for real estate buyers in Andermatt
Lex Koller exemption
International buyers can purchase apartments and houses in Andermatt Reuss without a permit and without limitation and resell them with no minimum holding time.
By decision of the Swiss government taken on 21 December 2007, Andermatt Swiss Alps AG was granted a blanket exemption from the "Lex Koller" permit requirement. "Lex Koller" is the informal name for the Swiss Federal Act of 16 December 1983 on the acquisition of real estate by persons abroad. In general, persons abroad must apply for a permit before acquiring real estate in Switzerland. Andermatt Reuss is exempt from this regulation. This exemption will remain in force at least until the end of 2030.
Lex Weber exemption
In addition, all holiday apartments of Andermatt Swiss Alps AG are exempt from the Swiss Second Home Law. This law restricts the construction of second homes in a municipality to a percentage of the total number of residences.
Attractive tax advantages
With residency in Andermatt, you can benefit from favourable tax policies in Uri and attractive individual solutions.
Switzerland is traditionally known for its favourable tax policies, with high legal security, political stability and low tax rates. Within Switzerland, the canton of Uri enjoys a leading position with regard to low tax rates. The maximum income tax rate* in Uri is the second lowest in Switzerland, and nearly half that of Italy, Germany, France or Great Britain. What’s more, the canton of Uri has no inheritance or gift taxes. We gladly put buyers of Andermatt Swiss Alps AG properties in touch with cantonal authorities in order to discuss attractive individual solutions for taking up residency as well as taxation.
*Example: single, no children, undenominational, municipality in canton Uri, fact sheet on flat-rate taxation, August/2016
The properties of Andermatt Swiss Alps AG can be used as your primary or secondary residence.
In the case of a second home, owners have the opportunity to rent out the property to holiday guests and thus generate income.
Andermatt Swiss Alps AG will take full care of marketing the property and handle all services connected with renting it out to holiday guests. This includes all guest services, furnishings, maintenance of the apartment and grounds, accounting and much more.
Services & special benefits
Personal on-site support for owners
Our Customer Services Team gladly assists all owners of Andermatt Swiss Alps properties. Various services such as housekeeping, dining reservations or ski school lessons can be requested and organised, so that your holidays are always relaxing.
With its Guestcard, Andermatt Holiday Region boasts a diversified tourist offering with special conditions. Owners also benefit from attractive discounts in various hotels, restaurants, the ski area, at the golf course and in the shops on Piazza Gottardo. Our Sales Team will gladly fill you in on the details of this special offer.
Every detail of Andermatt Reuss reflects quality and sustainability. The main construction materials are sourced from the region, and every building meets the MINERGIE® standard.
With underground car parks, Andermatt Reuss is also car-free. This sustainable planning concept and an uncompromising focus on quality and design are the best prerequisites for long-term value enhancement and promise an attractive real estate investment.