A charming one bedroom apartment for sale in the historic Alfama area of Lisbon with fantastic views and a lovely roof terrace
A charming one bedroom apartment for sale in the historic Alfama area of Lisbon with fantastic views and a lovely roof terrace.
This top floor apartment has been renovated to a high standard. There is a large open plan living/dining room with solid wood floors, exposed brick work and Velux windows. The kitchen is modern and has fully integrated appliances and plenty of storage space. The double bedroom is bright and airy with space for a large wardrobe and is situated beside the bathroom. The apartment also benefits from a lovely roof terrace which has views of the river and is spacious enough to dine on
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