Seen by most as one of the best transformations of Lisbon’s historic buildings, Arco Augusta is an impressive and tasteful piece of architecture comprising of 28 luxury apartments that are currently up for sale. The Arco Augusta apartments in Baixa sit a short distance from Lisbon’s most famous square, Praça do Comércio.
The historic building housing the development was previously owned by the second largest bank in Portugal, Banco Espirito Santo. The properties consist of a studio apartment and 2 bedroom apartments ranging from 53 sqm to 137 sqm. The Arco Augusta project which was overseen by one of Lisbon’s most sought after constructors has some apartments that date back to the 1700s; these feature exterior spaces, from the typical Pombalian balcony of 3sqm to large terraces of up to 24 sqm. Properties sitting on the first, second and third floors have higher ceilings of 3,10m. Properties on the 4th floor will have access to balconies or terraces while the 5th floor will enjoy some stunning views of the River Tagus.
The interior design is simply bespoke with all apartments having an open plan kitchen, en-suite bedrooms with equipped bathrooms and an extra guest room. The apartments are elegant with all the swanky trappings of modern living standards, while at the same time incorporating impressive traditional features of Pombalian architecture.
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