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Living in a work of art: Exquisitely renovated 4-room, pre-war apartment

1,949,000 €
12,493 € /m²
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    156 m²
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    Annual price per sqm growth by 5 — 10%

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    Location with high rental demand

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    Top real estate investment destination in PwC’s 2020 ranking

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An apartment can be purely functional, or it can embody an attitude to life: This 4-room apartment in Riehmers Hofgarten, an attractive 19th-century residential complex in Berlin, is a pure expression of architectural elegance. Soothing warmth and traditional flair flow through the interior, which retains its original character ceilings that soar to more than 3.50 meters, real plank flooring, arched windows and double-wing coffered doors, all of which have been painstakingly restored to their original glory.

In keeping with the stunning interior, the magnificently decorated facade of Riehmers Hofgarten also radiates an unparalleled flair. The building is surrounded by spacious courtyards and gardens with imposing street lamps. It is almost as if it were plucked from the pages of a classic Charles Dickens novel, or lifted from the Victorian streets of the London borough of Kensington.

From the traditional idyll of Riehmers Hofgarten, simply step out into the heart of modern Berlin-Kreuzberg. This vibrant and thriving district is not only home to the Bergmannkiez’s gastro mile and the bucolic scenery of Viktoriapark, it also boasts outstanding transport links. From Mehringdamm, you can easily explore Berlin’s best destinations, near and far. Kreuzberg is the epitome of Berlin, where the best of two worlds are at home. Where else could you choose between a 6-course menu in a Michelin-starred restaurant (tulus lotrek) or a delicious kebab (Mustafas Gemüse-Kebap)?

• Exceptional residential complex with spacious courtyards, private English courtyard garden and magnificent facades

• Lavish attention to detail and the highest quality materials and restoration work

• Soaring ceilings of over 3.50 meters

• Magnificent arched windows and double-winged doors

”Kreuzberg nights are long“ – the popular song from the 1980s is just as relevant today as it was back then. Kreuzberg is one of the city's trendiest neighborhoods with a well-established party culture. There's nothing you could think of that you can't find here – from rustic corner pubs to chic clubs to cozy cafés and some really unique bars. Kreuzberg's residents are just as eclectic. The neighborhood is home to people from every walk of life and ethnic background, newcomers and native Berliners, the young and the old alike.

And it is precisely this mix that accounts for Kreuzberg's perennial appeal. This isn't one of the most densely populated parts of the city without good reason! Life is good in Kreuzberg. The west, with its turn of the century period buildings, and the added bonus of the park at Gleisdreieck, is the most attractive part by architectural standards: splendid houses with lavishly decorated façades are a reminder of the rich history of this area. The quiet side streets are still paved with cobblestones, lending a charming nostalgic air. The popular area for afternoon strolls, Bergmannkiez, known to the locals as ”Kreuzberg's Ku'damm“ delights with its many street cafés, restaurants, and little shops.


Floor: 1. OG

Rooms: 4

No. of Floors: 6

Living Area: 156,42

Old/New Building: Old building

Condition: First occupancy after refurbishment

Completion Date: End 2020

Number of Carparks: 1

Carport Purchase Price: 51.900 €

Balcony/Terrace: Yes

Cellar: Yes

Built-in kitchen: No

Property Type: 1-floor apartment

Location&nbsp: Berlin-Kreuzberg

& nbsp: Berlin-Kreuzberg

YearOfConstruction&nbsp: 1881

Elevator&nbsp: Yes

TypeOfHeating&nbsp: Fernwärme

Energy Pass Type: Bedarfsausweis

Energy Specific Value: 125

Energieeffizienzklasse: D

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