Located in the bustling El Rastro district of central Madrid, this newly restored 18th century apartment has been modified and updated with an invigorating contemporary energy and chic Bohemian style. Known as “corrala madrilen” the building is one of many traditional townhouses in the area that feature charming historic apartments with balconies positioned around a central courtyard. Placed next to La Latina, Plaza de Cascorro and the famous calle Ribera de Curtidores, the area is also home to Madrid’s most famous and symbolic outdoor market, el Rastro.
The bright open plan interiors have been pared down to the original structural spaces with exposed wood crossbeams, high ceilings and bright airy interiors. Updated with both contemporary and rustic finishes, the apartment is warm and welcoming with a chic and understated collection of unique and colorful vintage modern furnishings. The main living area overlooks the courtyard and flows into the fully equipped eat-in kitchen that seats six. One of the two bedrooms are hidden behind paneled glass walls that can be curtained off with a second down the hall.
Designed as a glimpse into modern Madrid, this apartment also keeps its history intact adding an inspired bohemian spirit that allows travelers to stay and enjoy the energy and culture of the city.
Wifi throughout, cable TV, secured wireless entry, climate control. Housekeeping and laundry facilities.
The centuries old El Rastro district hosts the most important and lively outdoor market in the city each Sunday and holiday with a huge selection of antiques, art and specialty dealers. Spain’s cosmopolitan capital is one of the world’s most important and atmospheric European cities, pulsing with a passionate cultural and artistic heritage and an exciting modern spirit. Laid out with elegant boulevards and expansive, manicured parks, it’s world renowned for its archive of priceless European art and its glorious architectural history. From medieval and baroque mansions, to expressive contemporary installations, the city successfully marries the old and new worlds. The portico lined Plaza Mayor is the heart of the city where you’ll find the 17th century Royal Palace and the “Paseo del Arte.” Home to the Prado Museum, the Centro de Arte Reina Sofía and Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, the city houses some of the world’s finest collections of European art including of course Spanish masters Goya and Velasquez. One of Europe’s culinary capitals, the city also boasts some of the best gastronomic delights with tasty taverns and cafes, the San Miguel Market and several Michelin starred restaurants. Madrid’s nightlife is the stuff of legend, with more bars and nightclubs than any other city on earth and a glamorous, non-stop party til dawn.
Madrid, Spain. Nearest Airport: Barajas Adolfo Suarez Airport (17km)
BEST TIME TO VISIT: The city is amazing year round
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