Santa Helena

Alfama - Lisbon



This superb two-bedroom apartment for sale in Lisbon is part of the renovation project of the iconic Santa Helena Palace. Undergoing a deep transformation and representing perhaps one of the most significant restoration projects since the recent wave of regeneration in the Portuguese capital, this property boasts spacious areas, high ceilings, a master suite and a beautiful private garden along with storage space and parking.

Key features

Public transport
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The property

Spanning a total of 118 sqm, this quaint two-bedroom apartment with contemporary lines and a large private garden with 30 sqm faces a lovely garden. Fully equipped, this property has the signature of a renowned Portuguese architect and is a true example of a perfect blend between modern comfort and the charm of history. Santa Helena is a an exquisite iconic palace from the 16th century in the very heart of Lisbon, Alfama, that used to be the home of high officials from the Portuguese court. Featuring 20 unique properties, carefully transformed, it occupies a dominant position on top of a hill, providing that every home be bathed in sunlight.

The developer, a leading light in Lisbon's recent transformation, has cleverly used the many different sized and shaped spaces within the building to create a special collection of homes, mostly renovations and some entirely new-build, with features like high ceilings, large windows and some with private gardens, terraces and even swimming pools.

A concierge will be available as well as garage parking, a rare commodity in this area, along with a spa and a gym.

Investment potential

Located in one of the most sought-after areas in Lisbon for those who cherish a traditional Lisbon with its unique narrow cobbled streets, traditional little shops and a sense of community, this is the perfect residence to call home, mixing history with high-end finishes.

With a price per square metre of €7,076, this apartment is competitively priced considering property prices in Alfama can reach up to €9,000 per square metre.

This property is also eligible for the Portuguese Golden Visa programme, one of the best in Europe, leading to permanent residency & European passport, which you'll be benefiting from when investing.


Balancing Lisbon’s historic culture and trendy lifestyle, Alfama is a well-kept treasure. A typical and popular Lisbon neighbourhood, known for its narrow streets, hills and unique views over the city and Tagus River, this area is coming to a new life, becoming a beacon of Lisbon’s most authentic lifestyle while being a step away from other iconic areas such as Graça and downtown Baixa.


As quintessentially ‘Lisboeta’ as they come, authentic Alfama will have you charmed in seconds. A picturesque labyrinth of narrow paths winding down the hill, intriguing aromas infuse the air and charming vignettes of daily life abound.  Stroll the streets to catch lamenting rifts of Fado, Portugal’s national folk music, which was born here in A...

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