Historic castle with 16 apartments in Santa Teresa / Rio de Janeiro for Sale
The property is formed by a historic castle-like mansion built around 1900 in neo-gothic style with a tower overlooking prominently the neighborhood.
Rich architectonical period details on the outside and inside.
Built area 882 m2 on 4 floors with high ceilings and attic.
The property is located on a hillside in the historic Santa Teresa quarter, in the best commercial street Rua Almirante Alexandrino, just a few minutes’ walk from the districts central square “Largo dos Guimarães”, with an excellent range of local amenities and facilities, as stores and many of the neighborhoods trendiest bars and restaurants, including the well-known 5-star Hotel Santa Teresa and the newly opened Mama Shelter Hotel, as well as museums and art galleries.
It is a very visible landmark in the urban landscape, with panoramic views overlooking the green hills, mountains and downtown of Rio, the Guanabara Bay area and the Sugar Loaf mountain “Pão de Açucar”.
The mansion is also only 1.5 miles away from Rio de Janeiro’s downtown “Centro” with the commercial and financial district, and a few miles from the City Airport Santos Dumont and Harbor of Rio de Janeiro.
Public transportation as buses and the famous tramway “Bonde” stop directly in front of the property.
Entrance hall and reception, saloon for leisure and future bar / restaurant, stairs and circulation, 16 independent apartments with private kitchen and bathrooms including elaborate mezzanines increasing the available living space by ca. 70% for each unit, laundry and service rooms.
The property benefits from a good sized site of 2.200 m2, in front with a slope towards the main street and a flat area in the back of the castle with possibilities for further constructions.
Swimming pool 8,80 x 4,00 meters with deck.
Garden with tropical trees.
Ornamental cast iron fence and 2 front gates for cars and pedestrians.
The property has being meticulously restored, repairing the original parts and where necessary completing with replicas of original parts – the restoration has been finished in August 2017.
The hydraulic, gas and electrical installations are all new and in perfect condition.
The roof has been completely restored.
Business permit as a hotel.