Cosme Velho - Rio de Janeiro
A spacious five-bedroom house with a swimming pool, a sauna, steam room, jacuzzi, garden with a vegetable patch and 24-hour security. Designed by Helio Pellegrino, a famous architect in Brazil, this property features stunning rustic bricks, fine woods and panoramic views.
Situated in a predominantly residential district, Cosme Velho, this property is still close to the action as the nearby neighbourhood of Santa Teresa offers excellent dining options and nightlife. The neighbourhood of Laranjeiras is also close to the property and is home to plenty of shops and some of Rio’s best international schools like Lycée Molière and a Franco-Brazilian private school. Additionally, this is right next to the Rebouças tunnel, allowing quick access to the Galeão International Airport and the Barra da Tijuca neighbourhood.
Properties like this are a rare find in Rio de Janeiro. Firstly, this property is very well-priced at R$4,700 per square metre which is below the area average of R$7,000 per square metre.
The house also offers a unique array of amenities – it is almost like having a private spa.
On the third floor lies a living room, a toilet, a master bedroom with a built-in wardrobe and a en-suite bathroom, an office and a spacious balcony. On the second floor, there is a large living room, a dining room and a covered balcony. Four bedrooms, guest bathroom, kitchen, laundry room can be found on the first floor. The first floor also features access to the property’s extensive external space which includes a garden, a barbeque area, a swimming pool, outdoor showers and a vegetable garden.
The ground floor boasts a personal spa equipped with a sauna, a jacuzzi, a steam room and a massage room. There is also a guest room, a shared utility area, storage, a laundry room and covered parking for five vehicles.
One of Rio's oldest and most traditional neighbourhoods, Cosme Velho is a middle and upper-class neighbourhood with peaceful streets lined with beautiful mansions. The neighbourhood is home to Largo do Boticário, a colonial-era building that is being converted into a boutique hotel, the Solar dos Abacaxis contemporary art centre, Bica da Rainha, Brazil's Naïf Art Museum and the famous tram station that connects the city to the statue of Christ the Redeemer.
In addition, there are some excellent schools in this area such as Lycée Molière and a Franco-Brazilian college. From here you can easily access the bohemian Santa Teresa neighbourhood with endless dining options and the Laranjeiras neighbourhood which is perfect for shopping.
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