Situated right in centre of Austrian Madrid (Madrid de la Austrias), this charming one bedroom apartment boasts one of the most desirable locations in the capital, and is perfectly placed for those wishing to explore the city?s historic centre. Situated on Calle Mayor, a long street that perfectly captures the style and atmosphere of old Madrid, many of the capital?s most famous landmarks are just a stone?s throw away. The elegant Plaza Mayor is literally on the doorstep, the famous Puerta del Sol and impressive royal palace are both in easy walking distance, and the recently refurbished Mercado de San Miguel - an elegantly glass-covered food market - is just around the corner and is the perfect place to pick up local delicacies. The area is known for its excellent restaurants and traditional taverns, and there is no better neighbourhood in the city in which to partake in the classic Madrile?o pastime of enjoying some quiet drinks and tapas in the afternoon or early evening. The apartment itself is located in a classic Spanish building, in keeping with the surrounding traditional architecture. The focal point of the property is the spacious living room, with the two small balconies looking out onto the street flooding the space with light for much of the day. The large corner sofa and additional chairs provide plenty of seating, making the room perfect for entertaining guests. The dining area is set back and separated from the living room by a wooden pillar, an original feature that adds a historic touch to an otherwise very contemporary apartment. The kitchen is modern and functional, with a glass wall connecting to the corridor and further adding to the property?s feeling of light and space. The master bedroom is stylish and practical, with plenty of wardrobe space and a designer en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower. With a superb central location and stylish yet comfortable interior, this is an excellent option for anyone looking to get the most out of their visit to this vibrant city. Please note that this property is located on the third floor, and there is no lift.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1)|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
Surface area: 60 m2. Third floor (no lift). The entrance hall leads into a living / dining area with two balconies facing out the street. It is furnished with one L-shaped 3-seater sofa, two leather chairs, one armchair, a wooden coffee table, a shelving with LCD TV, DVD and a round glass dining table for four. There is also a fitted wardrobe if extra space is needed. The master bedroom, to the left of the entrance, has a double (queen-sized bed 1.50m x 1.90m) with fitted wardrobe. There is a bathroom with walk-in shower. The kitchen is equipped with fridge freezer, oven, 2-ring ceramic hob, dishwasher and washing machine. There is laminated flooring throughout except for the bathroom and kitchen, which are tiled.
Amenities: TV, DVD Player, Wifi High-Speed Internet, Air Conditioning Units Cold / Warm, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Oven / Microwave.
Discount Long Stays
? 10 / day discount for stays of 7 or more days (already applied)
15% discount for stays of 15 or more days (based on daily rate)
Included in price
High Speed Internet
Not included in price
? 70 booking fee (includes final cleaning)
3% surcharge for payments with American Express (No surcharges for Visa or Mastercard)
One of the most elegant and exclusive areas in Madrid, the neighbourhood of Las Austrias is located right in the heart of the city. Deriving its name from the Hapsburg dynasty that made the decision to move Spain?s capital from Toledo to Madrid in the early 17th Century, Las Austrias is offers visitors a slice of the real Madrlie?a lifestyle. Starting at the Plaza Mayor and continuing through the centre all the way to the incredible views over the city from the Jardines de las Vistillas, the area is full of both history and beautiful classic architecture. The huge Plaza Mayor is an absolute must-see, playing host to the many events and celebrations that take place in the city throughout the year. A word of advice though ? the restaurants and bars in the plaza itself tend to be overpriced and extremely touristy, and are therefore best avoided. But that doesn?t stop Las Austrias from being one of the best places in the whole city to experience genuine Spanish tapas.
The long, narrow street of Cava Baja comes alive at night, as locals and tourists alike sample some of the best food and wine, ?tapas-style? that Madrid has to offer. Nearby is Calle Cuchilleros, where not only can you find some excellent caf?s and bars, but you may also stumble across restaurant Bot?n, widely accepted to be the oldest restaurant in the world. An absolute must-see is the nearby and recently renovated Mercado de San Miguel food market which is bursting with local traders offering everything from freshly baked bread to oysters and the finest champagne. The bustling and elegant streets of Mayor, Segovia and Bailen are lined with traditional shops, bars and cafes, and are all connected by a maze of narrow windy streets that are just perfect to get lost in and explore. At once vibrant and laid-back, Las Austrias is bursting at the seams with centuries-old plazas, churches and buildings, making it not only one of Madrid?s most charming, but also its one of its most historic neighbourhoods.