- Updated On:
- June 11, 2021
- 2 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- 147.00 m2
- Year Built: 1800
Barcelona Borne Unique Historical Property With Large Terrace
This property is a real jewel of the heritage of Barcelona, and unique in its features.
Located in the heart of the (real) Borne, in Calle Cotoners (a quiet pedestrian street just off Calle Princesa), the building is listed as part of the artistic patrimony of the city. Although officially built the XVIII Century, its origins are older.
A wooden door gives access to a magnificent courtyard with stone arches and a staircase that leads to the building entrance.
The property is on the second floor, and the building has a lift.
This apartment is very versatile and offers plenty of opportunities of usage.
It would be ideal for someone who would like to combine their living space with an area for professional or artistic activities as there are two very spacious rooms that can be used for these purposes.
Alternatively, the flat can be entirely dedicated to living space.
The apartment has a living surface of 147 sqm. The entrance gives access to a room with built-in shelves with fitted lighting. From this room, we access a very spacious room with more built-in shelves with lighting. This room features the original wooden beams that are over 200 years old (fully recovered and treated), and several windows on the historical courtyard.
The floors are made of original tiles from the beginning of the XX Century.
This first area of the property would be perfect for any type of office or an art studio. Alternatively, it could be used as living-rooms or libraries, including with the addition of a mezzanine thanks to the ceiling height of over 4 m.
In the larger room it is possible to add a fireplace.
The rest of the flat has been arranged and refurbished already as living space.
It comprises of a spacious and bright kitchen, a double bedroom with fitted wardrobe, and a bathroom. The kitchen is integrated and equipped with oven, microwave oven, dishwasher, fridge, and induction stove.
A spiral staircase leads to a mezzanine, which can be used as additional living room-space or as a second bedroom. It is a large space, with an internal garden area, wooden beams on the ceiling and another bathroom.
From here, the same spiral staircase leads to a magnificent gardened terrace of 136 sqm.
This terrace is very quiet, private and distributed in different spaces, including a dining-area, a solarium, and a chill-out zone with outdoor shower.
The property combines unique historical features with an original architectural design. It is a mix of history and modern comfort. It is very private, very quiet, and very intimate, which is not usual in this area of the city. It receives plenty of natural lights in all the rooms and it is equipped with air conditioning (3 units).
All this, combined with the privilege of a terrace almost impossible to find, not only in the historical city centre, but also everywhere in Barcelona, makes this property a unique opportunity as an investment or for personal use.
The area is one of the best of the city. One minute walk from the closest underground station, 10 minute walk from the sea and the area of Barceloneta, UNESCO site that offers plenty of cafes and restaurants by the sea. The shopping centre of Mare Magnum is just nearby. All the historical city centre is at walking distance, with its countless landmarks and amenities. Paseo de Gracia and Plaza Catalunya are also 10 minute away.
Transport links are excellent, with several underground stops in the area, the train stations of Estacion de Francia and Paseo de Gracias at walking distance, and the stop of the shuttle bus to the international airport from Pl. Catalunya.
You can find additional information about the area at this link