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Simon Murphy

In 1999 Simon Murphy became Resident in the world famous Swiss Alpine village of Villars-sur-Ollon – where he formed ‘Simon Murphy International’ which focuses on offering clients a Professional, warm, friendly and honest approach to buying and selling property in Switzerland.


The Head Office is now located in Villars-sur-Ollon, Simon Murphy International specialise in the sale of property in Villars as well as having instructions in many other prime locations throughout Switzerland including Montreux and Geneva.


In addition to the properties listed on our website we often have others For Sale that are not openly on the market with clients wishing to market discreetly. It is therefore always best to contact us with your specific requirements for purchasing a property in Switzerland.


SMI also handles the letting of properties on a seasonal and annual basis.


‘Simon Murphy International’ continues to succeed in providing its clients with a superb range of properties for sale in Switzerland, priding itself on its Professionalism, integrity combined with local knowledge, commitment and dedication.


The practice is now taking on other instructions throughout the world, becoming truly an International Real Estate Agency.


Simon is always at hand to take a call or an email from you on a completely ‘Without Obligation’ basis.

Simon is very aware that when you arrive in Villars on a ski holiday with your family, you will be busy getting on the piste, checking kids into ski school and enjoying the ski experience.

In order to meet up and chat about property, Simon opens his office at 08.00 in Villars but at 10.00 he goes up to Bretaye, and is normally to be found either in Hotel du Lac where he sets up his office with laptop, or 1808 Bar Restaurant at Col de Bretaye. You will recognize him; he has a fleece with “SIMON MURPHY

Available throughout the entire Winter Season and high season Summer, clients normally fall in love with Villars during ski season and return to view properties and purchase for the next ski season.

Please pop by for a drink and chat without any formal obligation.

I am the English Real Estate Agent in Villars since 1999; pass by!

Why Choose Simon Murphy International

Simon Murphy qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1983 and set up his own Practice in

Birmingham UK in 1988 under the banner ‘Simon Murphy Chartered Surveyors’.

Simon Murphy is a Member of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Tailored design of your property details to ensure appropriate marketing takes place and that we deliver maximum exposure.

Emailing of your property details immediately from our bespoke system. You do not have to wait for us to post details.

Both Dominic and Simon Murphy are contactable 7 days per week.

Accompanied viewings are always available such that your property is presented professionally and correctly.

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We challenge you to compare our web site to the competition. Ours has been designed specifically to provide instant access to property details.

Established 27 years in Birmingham, UK and 10 years in Villars, Switzerland.

All properties are listed on Rightmove Overseas, we appear weekly in The UK National Press including The Financial Times and The Sunday Times.

We have an extensive network of over 120 Swiss based Offices that have direct access to all of our properties, maximizing the exposure of your property.

We provide an unrivalled service to our Clients, providing you with all the tools to maximize the sale of your property.



Mr. Andrew K Wirral
"Simon provides some of the best tradesmen in the region covering a wide range of skills including ground work, M&E, stonemasonry and carpentry. His time in the area has also allowed him to build up an unrivalled database of suppliers and contacts. The USP of his business however is his ability to assess and advise on project design and layout with a natural eye for detail. This trait was well reflected in the project management of our chalet in Villars, the outcome of which was exceptional. The final result was tremendous thanks to his vision"
Mr. J.S.C
“I purchased my apartment in Chesieres through Simon Murphy International, Simon handled the entire transaction for me, introducing me to the Bank and Notaire. He further oversaw the entire renovation and modernisation of the apartment which I'm sure wouldn't have been possible for being based in the UK and only a partial grasp of French. I now have a lovely ski base in a wonderful village which I adore. ”
Mrs. T.F
“ From the moment I put through a phone call to Simon Murphy International I received prompt, courteous help in all areas of finding a property in Switzerland. Phone calls, text messages and emails were followed up and acted on to arrange a day of viewing totally tailor made for my requirements! An efficient, friendly service - I would definitely recommend! Thank you. ”

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