Baixa - Lisbon
Located in Baixa, the historic heart of the capital, this one-bedroom apartment for sale in Lisbon enjoys a prime location just steps away from Praça do Comércio, Lisbon’s grandest plaza, and the Tagus river. All amenities – shops, restaurants and transport links – can be found just steps away too, making this Lisbon property for sale a well-positioned pied-à-terre or buy-to-let investment.
This Baixa apartment spans 65 sqm on the first floor of traditional Pombaline building with a lift. The property features a fully equipped kitchen, an open-plan living and dining area, a double bedroom and a bathroom. Whilst the authentic Pombaline facade has been carefully preserved, the interiors of the apartment have been recently refurbished in a modern, elegant style. The apartment features high ceilings throughout and is well-lit thanks to its south-west facing aspect and light colour scheme.
This apartment for sale in Baixa represents an opportunity for those seeking a buy-to-let property in Lisbon. Whilst short-term rentals are heavily restricted in the capital, this Lisbon apartment has a licence for short-term lets. Thanks to its great location in central Lisbon with landmarks, museums and restaurants close by, this Baixa property is expected to perform well on the rental market.
In addition, this Baixa property is also eligible for Portugal’s Golden Visa programme. One of the best residency programmes around, this scheme allows those who invest €500,000 or more in real estate in Portugal to apply for Portuguese (EU) residency. After five years, it is then possible to apply for full Portuguese citizenship.
The historic heart of Lisbon, buzzing Baixa is home to some of the city’s most famous landmarks such as the iconic Arco da Rua Augusta and Praça do Comércio, a grand plaza which was once the city’s commercial centre. Whilst Lisbon is famous for its seven hills, Baixa, which means ‘low’ in Portuguese, is flat which makes it a popular place to call home and explore by foot.
Baixa is also a perfect base for exploring the rest of the city. Avenida da Liberdade, one of Europe’s best high-end shopping streets is just 15 minutes’ walk away and Chiado is just over 10 minutes away by foot too.
Think Baixa, think grand architecture, monumental squares and a busy commercial hub. Descending from nearby Chiado via the Elevador de Santa Justa, Baixa unfolds in a rectilinear street grid down towards the riverfront, a rarely relenting energy coursing through its veins. Rua Augusta, one of Baixa’s main attractions, is to Lisbon what Covent Ga...