This wonderful mansion dates from 1912 and was designed by one of Barcelona’s most renowned modernist architects, Jeroni Granell i Manresa (1867 – 1931) who is best known for his designs for the stained glass windows of Barcelona’s Palau de la Musica Catalana.
The estate sits on one of the largest private plots in the city an offers breathtaking views over Barcelona to the sea.
Built to the globally celebrated modernist style for which Barcelona is known, Villa Torres offers 900m2 of living space including eight bedrooms and nine bathrooms. Arranged over four floors, the property includes bright and spacious reception rooms, cinema/play room, spa, gym, watch tower, wine cellar, internal lift and numerous terraces with stunning views over the 15mx5m infinity pool to Barcelona and the Mediterranean Sea. The historic property is set within a 3+ hectare plot. It has recently been restored with all modern amenities but still benefits from the period features including an original facade and mosaic tiling, vaulted ceilings, hydraulic tiled floors and stained glass windows.
The property is situated in the affluent Sarria neighborhood, just 5 km from the centre of Barcelona. The area is well known for it’s period architecture and natural springs and it sits adjacent to the Park Collserola, the largest metropolitan park in the world – 22 times the size of New York’s Central Park. Barcelona’s El Prat Airport can be reached in 20 minutes by car; 30 minutes form beautiful beaches or to Port Olympic yacht basin; skiing within an hour and Andorra in 2 hours.
This is one of the finest residences in Barcelona. As one of a select number of homes designed by Jeroni Garnell i Manresa and renovated under the watchful eye of Javier Barba of BC Studios, the property offers timeless appeal and a unique history. Beautifully restored utilizing top-class materials and fixtures the villa offers all of the modern comforts a distinguished owner would expect, it is a highly livable and desirable property that has only comes to the market twice in over a hundred years years.
This would be ideal as a family home, seasonal residence, business HQ or office or a private club. The villa has high security while enjoying complete privacy.
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