Code: 236190 - Muntaner-Londres

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Apartment for sale in Eixample, Old Left Eixample Barcelona

Property description

MUNTANER-LONDON we find a property located on the main floor of a building dating from 1929. This house was renovated a few years ago and has original modernist elements such as coffered ceilings, ceilings of? Volta Catalana?, Hydraulic floors and original interior and exterior carpentry . It consists of a day area with kitchen and living room, three double bedrooms, one single and an office, as well as two bathrooms. The house is located on the main floor of a farm that dates back to 1929. The Site Of said farm is within the protected environment of the buildings belonging to the Eixample Conservation Sector by which a good conservation of the area is guaranteed and of the buildings that make it up. It is an intern building between medians characteristic of the Eixample area. On the one hand, the flat is open to Muntaner Street with southwest orientation and on the other we find a generous and quiet apple courtyard. As usual in this type of floors, the wet areas open to the interior light patios, however, on this floor there is a laundry area on the rear facade. The facade that faces Muntaner Street is stately and is characterized by a continuous rhythm marked by the balconies of the building. The main floor and the mezzanine floor are the only ones that instead of conventional balconies have balustrades. The façade has a very good state of conservation and is well integrated into the set formed by the neighboring facades of the Novecentista style. The structure of the floor slabs are made of metal beams and ceramic casetones. The roof of Catalan volta is being seen especially in the passage areas of the house. Also we find hydraulic pavements in a very good state of conservation. Being a main floor has a considerable ceiling height. These and other features such as doors, restored wooden windows make up a representative floor of Barcelona's Eixample.

Characteristics

  • 123 m²
  • 3 Rooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Noble buildings
  • Catalogued building
  • Concierge
  • Very bright
  • Sun all day
  • Exterior
  • Courtyard
  • Electric heating
  • Air conditioning cold/hot
  • Wooden floors
  • Aluminium windows
  • They leave the air conditioning (Yes)

About the area

The Antiga Esquerra de l’Eixample (or the Old Left Part of the Eixample - mot-a-mot translation) is, as its name tells, one of Eixample’s neighbourhoods, and was one of the first areas, together with the Dreta de l'Eixample, to be built following the Pla Cerdà. Marked by the Diagonal and the Gran Via, and next to the Avinguda de Sarrià, the neighbourhood’s location is unbeatable.

Even though it's next to the centre, its residential areas are quiet. And even with tranquil residential areas, the neighbourhood offers leisure, culture and a fun day and night life filled with terraces, cafés, art galleries , bistros, boutiques, bars, restaurants, night clubs…

Gourmets and fine dining lovers can enjoy different Michelin star restaurants such as El Gaig, the Angle Barcelona Restaurant or Disfrutar, commandeered  by the former heads of the Bulli kitchen. And let’s not forget about Cocktail Bars like Solange or the internationally recognised Dry Martini by Javier de las Muelas.

For those who are considering living in the Antiga Esquerra de l’Eixample, its commercial opportunities also interesting. Besides having the luxury shops on Passeig de Gràcia right next to it, the neighbourhood streets hide their own treasures, like local designers' boutiques or delicatessen stores, such as cheese or wine shops.

 

Barcelona University and the Mercat del Ninot

In the Antiga Esquerra de l’Eixample, and more specifically next to the University Square, the historical building of Barcelona University is located, an elegant neo-romanic construction, built at the end of the 19th century and catalogued as a Cultural Asset of Spain (BIC).

And juts some streets away you can find the recently renovated Mercat del Ninot. This market gets its name from an old bar from the neighbourhood that had a doll at the entrance, which made it into a famous landmark of the area. The same doll that nowadays welcomes the market’s visitors.

 

A promising future

The authorities have announced the urban transformation project for the Esquerra de l’Eixample, which will affect both the Antiga (Old)and the Nova (New) Esquerra de l’Eixample. The project is expected to be developed during the next years and will focus on the creation of new green areas, the concession of more spaces for pedestrians and reducing of the traffic in the area.

Thus, the plans for the neighbourhood’s future are directed at the improvement of the quality of life, which promises to make the area even more appealing to residents, buyers and tenants.

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