Facing the Marquis de Pombal Square, the grand roundabout where Lisbon’s great avenues converge, this penthouse apartment is situated in the heart of the capital’s most prestigious district, comparable in its exclusivity to the Champs Elysees, 5th Avenue or Beverly Hills. The strikingly restored building, in this most desirable of locations, has been reimagined and elegantly refaced with a stunning contemporary façade of glass and gold accents, its grand double height entrance leading to an equally magnificent lobby.
The ten-room penthouse apartment occupies the top four floors of the building and is accessible by private lift from the inhouse parking area. The lucky owner of this apartment will enjoy the best views in Lisbon, from the most privileged position in the city, because each floor incorporates floor to ceiling windows, sliding glass doors and wrap around balconies, providing views of Saint George’s Castle and the Tagus, shimmering in the distance, as well as all the major landmarks of the city. The beauty of the design is that interior space flows into exterior space so that one is surrounded by panoramic views of the city whilst simultaneously enjoying complete privacy. Lisbon’s 300 days of sunshine a year mean that you can spend as much time outside as you do inside, if you so wish. With a surface area of 740 square metres, the apartment, with its timeless minimalist design, a blank canvas for you to do with as you wish, is rich in space and light.
The main living areas of the apartment are on the first floor of the apartment and are comprised of a 77 square metre living room, a 43 square metre dining room and a large kitchen. A large terrace and private swimming pool make this a perfect space for entertaining, with a backdrop that will take your guests’ breath away.
On the second floor of the apartment is a games room, a cinema room, a sauna and massage room, and a gymnasium. This floor also contains a staff bedroom with an en suite bathroom and ironing and laundry rooms.
The third floor is given over to four double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes, en suite shower rooms and balconies, whilst the master suite is situated on the top floor. The master suite comprises of a 27 square metre bedroom, with a walk-in wardrobe and a large bathroom with a bathtub. The top floor also contains a 29 square metre living room and a large terrace with a swimming pool.
The arrangement of rooms across the four floors is such that each floor operates as a discrete area, affording maximum privacy whilst also providing generous space for your guests. One could easily imagine that the fortunate occupants of this unique home would never feel the need to leave such luxurious surroundings, but whenever they choose to do so they will step out into one of the ‘finest high-end shopping districts in Europe’.
This beautiful casa is unlikely to stay on the market for long, with Lisbon being one of the central hubs for the luxury lifestyle on the continent. However, don’t be downhearted if you’ve missed this property, as the real estate platform recently published an article on the most expensive apartments for sale, at the time of publishing. There are currently an abundance of other equally gorgeous properties out there in the city. Imovirtual’s list even includes a 17th Century Palace thought to have belonged to D. João V. Who wouldn’t want a Palace fit for a King?