This renovated 2 bed home for sale in Raval Barcelona is located steps from the myphic Rambla de Raval with its gigantic “Gat de Botero” cat statue, within a 5 minute walk from the Ramblas and the world famous Boqueria market. It is surrounded by some of the most famous brunch places in Barcelona – Marmalade, Caravelle, Teresa Carles; alternative shops and bars. The museum of modern arts – MACBA is steps away. The location of this apartment is very central – you can easily walk from here to most of the areas of the city. The city’s main square – Plaza Cataluña is located within a short 5 minute walk.
The apartment is located on the 3d floor of a historical building without a lift. It enjoys a total surface area of 61m2 and features 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. The current owner of this property has just finished the renovation; during the works the architect of the project opted for preservation of historical features of the apartment such as: Catalan vaulted ceiling, exposed brick etc. and blended those with some modern appliances. This way this renovated 2 bed home for sale in Raval Barcelona got a fresh modern look without losing its charm and its character. The distribution of the apartment is also very well thought with both exterior bedrooms located to one side of the apartment and the living/dining room with its open american style kitchen to the other. The kitchen comes fully equipped with all the appliances and the living room enjoys access to two lovely balconies that allow sunlight into the room throughout the whole day.
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The Area of Ciutat Vella – Raval
The Ciutat Vella district is divided into 4 neighborhoods: the Raval, the Gothic, the Barceloneta and La Ribera. El Raval was known as the Chinatown of Barcelona for a long time and nowadays people from many different countries and cultures live together. Today, after its remodeling of the 90s, Raval is more of a bohemian and alternative neighborhood of Barcelona that has become one of the most attractive places in the old town for a stroll thanks to its incredible diversity diversity in its inhabitants, shops, bars, restaurants and general commerce.
Some interesting places in this neighborhood are the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA), the Güell Palace, one of Gaudí’s early works, the Center for Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB), the extremely popular Boquería Market or the Rambla del Raval with the sculpture of Gato de Botero.
Raval is a great area of Barcelona to invest in with sales prices going up steadily here every year. It also an area with a very high demand for both short term and long term rentals.