A fantastic two bedroom apartment for sale with fabulous views in the Alfama district of Lisbon. The flat has a great deal of charm and character.
A fantastic two bedroom apartment for sale with fabulous views in the Alfama district of Lisbon. The flat has a great deal of charm and character. The property has been sympathetically renovated and modernised to create a wonderful living space.
Located on the third floor of a restored building, the apartment has a welcoming entrance lobby. There is a well proportioned living/dining room which has uninterrupted views across the river and it is joined by a small study/office. There is a a charming kitchen with ample storage and fitted with modern appliances.
The property has two very good sized double bedrooms with stripped wood flooring and beautiful windows. The apartment also has two bathrooms and a very useful storage area. The apartment benefits from having a small but perfectly formed private terrace to the rear which is perfect for a cosy dinner or relaxing with a book.
The Alfama, Castelo and Graca area is the oldest of Lisbon, spreading on the slopes around the Castelo sao Jorge and the Tejo river. It contains many important historical attractions, with many Fado bars and restaurants. The Alfama, has remained a picturesque labyrinth of narrow streets and small squares. Lately the neighbourhood has been invigorated with the renovation of the old houses and new restaurants where Fado music can be enjoyed. The property available is mainly small apartments although some houses may sometimes be found for sale. The apartments are often packed full of character due to their age and many have wonderful views of the river.
Further inland is the famous Castelo Sao Jorge which sits high above the Alfama and casts an imposing image on Lisbons skyline. The area is also a popular place to live as the views from property in the area is often spectacular. The apartments in this area are often more imposing than those of the Alfama with high ceilings and very good quality materials.
Neighbouring the Castle and the Alfama is Graca another popular neighbourhood. Graca is has one of the most popular “Miradors” in Lisbon which is the perfect place to watch the sunset. There is a typical bustling high street with shops, restaurants and cafes making it a great place to live. The apartments in Graca are a mix of old traditional properties and modern serviced condominiums offering something for everyone.
- Sea views