Michael Schumacher’s Swiss Estate Reportedly Put Up for Sale by Wife Corinna

Published 04/15/2021, 8:27 AM EDT
MONTE CARLO, MONACO – Michael Schumacher of Germany and Ferrari looks on in the Ferrari pit during the qualifying session for the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix in Monte Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Vladimir Rys/Bongarts/Getty Images)


After his retirement in December 2013, a skiing accident in France seriously injured the seven-time world champion, Michael Schumacher. The German suffered a brain injury and has not been seen in public since then. The family has also been secretive about the condition of the former driver.

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Recently, a report stated that Michael’s wife, Corinna Schumacher, has put the couple’s famous 20,000 square-meter farmhouse in Switzerland for sale. The couple brought the ‘Sur le Moulin’ estate in 2002 for allegedly €3.5 million.

“Corinna Schumacher is asking for a purchase price of € 5.87 million from a “favourite nest” near lake Geneva,” claimed the report.

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VALENCIA, SPAIN – FEBRUARY 01: Michael Schumacher of Germany and Mercedes at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit. February 1, 2010 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Vladimir Rys/Bongarts/Getty Images)

The report also stated, “After the Schumacheri moved, the house was left without permanent residents. At times, their housekeepers and bodyguards stayed there. Corinna Schumacher’s horses also grazed on a two-acre site some time ago.”

Schumacher family to share rare footage of Michael Schumacher in new documentary

Since his unfortunate accident in 2013, we have not seen Michael in public and the family has kept the details of his condition discreet. However, the Schumacher family is ready to open up to cameras and provide rare footage of the former champion’s battle with his health.

The rare footage will appear in the new documentary titled ‘Schumacher,’ which will cover the German’s illustrious Formula 1 career and life.

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – MARCH 6: Michael Schumacher of Germany and Ferrari during the drivers parade. Prior to the Australian Formula One Grand Prix at Albert Park on March 6, 2005 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

The report states, “His family have done everything in their power to keep the situation regarding his health under close wraps. But now they are due to appear in a new documentary, entitled ‘Schumacher’, which will include private recordings the family have agreed to release.”

Recently, friends and families have revealed the German’s recent health condition. Another report states, “Sportsmail understands that he is not bed-ridden. Nor is he existing on tubes. Yet it is believed he is receiving extensive nursing and therapy care, which has been estimated to cost more than £50,000 a week.”

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The family is constantly working towards ensuring Michael’s improved health. The F1 community would sure like to see the former champion in public as soon as possible. Here’s wishing him a speedy and successful recovery.

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Ayush Manjunath

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Ayush Manjunath is a Formula 1 author for EssentiallySports with more than 500 articles to his name. A Law graduate and a current Sports Management student, Ayush also has a certificate from UCLA on Sports, Media and Entertainment Management. He has an undying love for motorsports and lives to see Max Verstappen, George Russell, Charles Leclerc, and Lando Norris battle for the championship one day!

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