Great investment! Small modernist town house for renovation near the station, beach and Rambla Principal in Vilanova i La Geltrú near Sitges
- 6 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- Size 120m² (1,291ft²)
Turn of the century town house with original features such as high ceilings and exposed beams in perfect location in the town centre, a few steps from the station and 10 minutes walk to the beach
The House is located in Vilanova i La Geltru near Sitges.
The house is approximately 130 years old and is typical of the 'Modernista' house of that period. It has very high ceilings, almost 4 metres with Catalan arched ceilings and wooden beams. The windows are tall with internal wooden shutters.The house is structurally sound but does need renovating. There are approved architect´s plans and project to enlarge the house by building another floor.
The house is located just one block from the railway station and the old historic library and a couple of blocks from the new university, the Rambla (main shopping street) and the beach. There are plenty of shops, bars and cafes in the immediate vicinity.
This is an up and coming area and perfect for Barcelona commuters (regular trains to Barcelona)or holiday makers.
The house is currently divided into two separate flats each with three bedrooms, original kitchen and bathroom. The ground floor has a small sunny patio of 16m2 and the upstairs has a small terrace.
High ceilings almost 4m
Original windows and doors
Architect´s plans to extend and build another floor already approved.
Vilanova is a lovely coastal town just a few miles from the hub of Sitges. It has an expanse of white sandy beaches, lovely old architecture and a tree lined pedestrian boulevard (Rambla Principal) with outdoor cafes and terraces as well as lots of attractive shops, restaurants and bars. The main Plaza is really beautiful and also a lovely place to sit and have a drink or tapas and watch the world go by.
10 minutes drive away is Sitges.
Sitges is a small city about 40 kilometers south west of Barcelona which is renowned worldwide for its Film Festival and Carnival. It is in a beautiful setting between the hills of the surrounding National Parc del Garraf and the Mediterranean sea. Sitges is well known for its popular beaches, gastronomy, nightspots, golf courses, marinas and historical sites.
Sitges is known as the St Tropez of Spain and there is a range of exclusive property available. Since the late 19th century Sitges has been a haven for artists and writers and it remains a dynamic cultural oasis, basing its economy on tourism and culture.
The focus on quality infrastructure and high level accommodation has converted Sitges into a first-class destination making Sitges property a good long term property investment.
Sitges is very international town. Almost 35% of its inhabitants are from the Netherlands, Great Britain, France and Scandinavia and many of their children attend the international schools. A major reason for the popularity of Sitges real estate amongst foreign buyers is its proximity to Barcelona city by road and train and to Barcelona's international airport.
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