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Friday, May 29th, 2015

Historic charm in the city of Valencia: five stately homes

Valencia is a beautiful coastal city that enjoys a past rich in culture and history which is reflected in the vast array of spectacular buildings that have been carefully preserved in all corners of the city. The Ensanche and Sant Francesc quarters of the city centre boast some of the most beautiful and it is within these buildings that you are transported back to another time with rooms fit for a royal complete with exquisite interior design and large windows that bring in that characteristic golden Valencia sunlight.

A booklover's paradise in the luxurious lounge

A particularly luxurious example is located in Calle Poeta Querol, a street that is also the home of some of the most distinguished designer brands from Valencia and beyond, commonly known as “the Golden Mile”. This spacious apartment  was refurbished in 2002 and boasts more than 300m2 of living space, a rarity in such a central location. It is just walking distance from Plaza del Ayuntamiento and the spectacular Palacio del Marqués de Dos Aguas, which is the prestigious González Martí National Museum of Ceramics, and other cultural and historical landmarks.

Artistic and elegant dining roomIn the nearby Plaza de Tetuán is a particularly beautiful example of the contemporary architectural style in Valencia, the Moroder Gómez building. It was designed by the highly-regarded architect Miguel Fisac and contains a stunning 400m2 apartment that has been designed with classicism in mind whilst offering the most modern technologies for a comfortable and convenient lifestyle.

Spacious living room with ornate ceilingsThe glamour of the 1920s is elegantly captured in this impeccable apartment with coffered ceilings and a breathtaking lounge. It was refurbished in the 1980s and is located in an unbeatable location right next to the beating heart of the city that is Plaza del Ayuntamiento, and one of its main arteries, Calle Colón, a true shopping paradise.

Luxury homeTo enjoy the best views the city has to offer, this spectacular penthouse apartment features more than 600m2 of living space across two floors including terraces that overlook the whole of the Old Town. It rises above a charming building constructed in 1900, located in a quiet side-street behind Calle del Mar and right next to Calle de la Paz.

Luxury living room in the classic styleFinally, the most impressive of the lot is found in this historic mansion located right in the centre of the Old Town between Plaza de la Virgen and Calle Caballeros. It has undergone a complete renovation that has preserved its former charm whilst incorporating an impeccable interior design with a library, an imposing fireplace and large bedrooms with lots of character.


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