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Inside Roger Federer’s Extravagant Real Estate Portfolio – Architectural Digest

At the Moët & Chandon 250th Anniversary gala in 2012, Federer told Architectural Digest that his dream house would be “very modern and cozy. Does that exist?” He added that he would want to use architecture firm Herzog & de Meuron because “they’re from Basel, my hometown, and I love their work.” No confirmation on whether or not he utilized the firm for his Wollerau home, though it’s arguably dream house material.

Speaking of dream houses, Federer also shelled out a reported $23.5 million for a penthouse in Dubai’s exclusive Le Reve (or “The Dream” in French) skyscraper that same year. The unit features five bedrooms, each with an en suite bathroom, and the primary bedroom even boasts a spacious dressing room and walk-in closet. Images of the penthouse reveal luxurious marble floors, coffered ceilings, and stunning views of a marina teeming with multimillion-dollar yachts. As part of the luxury tower’s many amenities, Federer can also reportedly call for a helicopter or private jet with the press of a button.

“I remember it was brutally hot, I think like 39 Celsius every day,” he once said of Dubai. “But I had a good time practicing, it was peace[ful] and quiet, and I kind of enjoyed it here. I was like, You know, I think this works well for practice and leisure. The next thing I knew, I had an apartment.”


The medieval town of Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland.

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Federer’s next home is still under construction, but if his other properties are any indication, it will be similarly luxurious and grand. In 2018, he picked up a 16,000-square-meter plot in Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland, a municipality set on the northern end of Lake Zurich. It’s unknown how much he paid for this sizable plot, but reports say that the finished home may be worth upwards of $50 million. Blueprints for the residence reportedly include a classroom, an indoor sports area, and of course, a tennis court.



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