4 bedroom flat for sale
Spain - Catalonia, Barcelona, Barcelona
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- 4 Bedroom
- Lift access
- Fully Fitted Kitchen Appliences
Its central location allows its inhabitants to enjoy all the possibilities the city has to offer. Right in the city center near the Born and Gothic area it is also excellently connected by public transport systems.
It is a third floor apartment which benefits from the afternoon light from Calle Trafalgar on one side, and the tranquility and morning light from an interior courtyard on the other.
It boasts a large surface area of 225m2.
The apartment has been totally refurbished and restored, combining its original modernist characteristics with new instillations and new high quality materials. It has a grand entrance hall, two rooms equipped with wardrobes, bathrooms and balconies, two single bedrooms, an auxiliary bathroom, a kitchen and a living room area with gallery space and terrace. It has maintained many of its original elements such as its mosaic tile floors, its interior and exterior woodwork and its artisan ceiling features.
This is a unique modernist apartment in a catalogue building, which boasts a fantastic central location.
Modernist apartment in a catalogued building
This apartment resides within a modernist building which was built in 1875, it is located of Calle Trafalgar. Its location, close to Barcelona's old town, proves that it was one of the first buildings of the Eixample in Barcelona, just after the city centers old medieval walls were taken down. The building, which has been residential since its construction, consists of a total of seven floors, with a ground floor, a first floor, and five more.
Due to its formal construction characteristics, the building has been catalogued within the 'Patrimonio del Ayuntamiento de Barcelona', and is now considered to be a point of urban interest, with protection level C. It has stone pillars with arched openings, and looking from the front it has a symmetrical façade with a central point of focus coinciding with each apartment entrance. The buildings openings all have vertically aligned French windows, a traditional feature of modernist apartments. The windows get gradually smaller as you go up the floors, they each open onto balconies with decorative supports, and wrought iron railings, and this is consistent for all the floors except the first one which features a central balcony design.
The apartment, with a surface area of over 200m2, has been designed in accordance with classic modernist buildings within Barcelona's Eixample: It's an apartment opening up onto both the street and an interior courtyard, with solid load baring walls within and classic Catalan Vault ceilings. Its exquisite mosaic floors are also noteworthy; they vary in geometric shapes and colours and are another typical feature of buildings of the time. It has impressive three meter high ceilings with intricate artisan cornices throughout.
Due to its interior organization and the buildings position, the daytime area is focused around the interior courtyard. The living room, dining room, terrace and gallery pace are all bathed in sunlight from first thing in the morning right up until the early afternoon. The nighttime area, such as the bedrooms, are all positioned facing Calle Trafalgar, and they receive sun in the early afternoon, and the height of the apartment also prevents too much noise pollution from the street below.
- Barcelona (International), 16.4 miles
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