This wonderful newly refurbished 3 bed apartment is part of a completely renovated building, which dates back to the 19th century. The building has been fully restored, offering modern interiors and restoring many traditional elements of the time. The property is located in the heart of the historic area of Barcelona ¬ El Gothic Quarter. It is an exceptional area to live in as it is the cultural and tourist nerve centre of the city and one of the oldest and most emblematic neighbourhoods in Barcelona.
This is no ordinary project. The building is more than 100 years old and is wonderful example of the Gothic Quarter’s buildings. Sturdy stone walls and wonderful solid timber are the main features that stand out and give this building its character and charm. These same materials are being recoverd and upgraded to provide an incredible modern home with a blend of old and new. There are just 13 apartments in the building and they are all being refurbished with the attention to detail that you come to expect in a project marketing by Urbane International Real Estate. The attention to detail doesn’t stop at the doorway to the apartment. The common spaces have been renovated and beautiful details such as the main lamp in the stairway – you have to see it! – and the fabulous entrance hall are telltale signs of the quality you will find inside.
This charming property enjoys a surface of 148m2 divided into 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a large living area with an open-style kitchen. The apartment has been fully refurbished, transforming it into a modern style flat but maintaining original elements such as high vaulted ceilings with wooden beams and the striking of the original walls.
Moreover, as we enter the apartment, there is a large hall, toilet and laundry area. Following are two double rooms with shared bathroom. As you move forward, you find a beautiful and spacious living/dining room with a fully equipped open kitchen decorated in white marble. And last but not least, we find a master bedroom with a bathroom en suite, both integrated in the same space as the living area. However, it is separated by a large steel and glass sliding door. The principal bedroom is well decorated in a stylish and elegant manner, in harmony with the whole apartment.
The apartment is characterized by high quality finishes, with natural oak parquet and ceramic flooring in the wet areas. The large double-glazed windows in the façade and interior courtyards provide natural lighting and ventilation to the rooms. The house has all the new facilities, with air conditioning and heating by heat pump and ducts. The property also has solar thermal energy to reduce the consumption of hot water. The flat is ready to move in!
The Old Town District
Ciutat Vella (old town in Catalan) is a district composed of 4 districts. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea in the southernmost part of the city and by Plaza Catalunya, Plaza Universidad and Plaza Urquinaona in the north. Ciutat Vella, in addition to being an architectural showcase with an impressive historical and cultural heritage, is one of the main restaurant and bar areas in the city of Barcelona. There are many alternative shops with their bohemian atmosphere which, together with the richness of the cultural offer, make the Ciutat Vella district one of Barcelona’s main attractions.
Barcelona’s old city is divided into four main areas. On one side is the Raval, a district with a rich multicultural environment and a strong commitment to cultural spaces. You also have the Gothic Quarter with its particular architecture and magnificent shopping streets. The third is the district of Sant Pere, Santa Caterina i la Ribera, where Borne is located, a very bohemian part of the district, and then Barceloneta, an urban beach where you will find the best fish restaurants in Barcelona.