The Angels singer, 46, first moved to Geneva last year with his wife, 41, and their four children Teddy, Charlton, Coco and Beau amid the coronavirus pandemic.
According to reports, the family have decided to make it their permanent base with the Take That star striking a deal to buy the swanky home over a round of golf with businessman Nicolas Brunschwig. As you do. ‘Robbie and his family are delighted.
They love the pace of life here. They love the open space and the lake nearby,’ an insider claimed. ‘The area is used to wealthy inhabitants and their privacy is totally respected. ‘The Golf Club De Genève is very exclusive. You have to know the right people to even get a look-in and that’s before even paying the massive fees.’
Robbie and Ayda moved their family to Switzerland during the pandemic (Picture: Getty) ‘Robbie is a first-class golfer and loves it there. He met Brunschwig and they did the deal,’ they added to the Sun. The former X Factor judge moved his family to Switzerland amid the global health scare, joking he chose the country as he didn’t want to get coronavirus.
When asked if he was staying in LA during the pandemic in an interview with BBC Radio 2 last year, he said: ‘No I’m not. I’m somewhere in Switzerland up a mountain. ‘Well, I’m a bit neurotic and I thought where can I place myself where it won’t get me? And I thought, well I’ll just live up the Mont Blanc for six months… ’It’s really warm actually, it’s really lovely.’
However, Robbie recently tested positive for coronavirus, and was forced to quarantine at a villa in St Barts with his loved ones.
‘Robbie’s been fairly sick,’ a source told the Sun of their New Year getaway trip to the Caribbean . ‘He’s confined to the villa where he is staying with his family. It’s not exactly the worst place in the world to be quarantined, although he cannot go to the beach. ‘He will have to remain in quarantine for up to 14 days.