Stylish studio apartment in fashionable El Born

Stylish studio apartment in fashionable El Born




Feb 2012

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1 Bedrooms
Sleeps 2
1 Bathrooms

About our home

Stylish, light and bright 45 sq meter studio apartment located in the heart of fashionable El Born, right behind the Picasso Museum.
The apartment has all the comforts you might wish for: a queen size bed, a lounge area with satelite and audio equipment and a fully equipped open kitchen with a dishwasher, an induction cooktop, an oven microwave and a complete set of cooking utensils.
The ample bathroom has a shower, a wash basin and a toilet.
There is a washing machine and a dryer.
The apartment has air conditioner / heater and internet connection.

Please note that the apartment is located in a building without an elevator and that the staircase is narrow, typical for the old center of Barcelona. The apartment is on the 3rd floor.

A queensize bed with soft (goose down) and firm (anti allergen) pillows.
A fully equipped kitchen with high quality appliances, i.e. a fridge, a dishwasher, a microwave/oven combination, an induction hob, a toaster, a coffeemaker and cooking utensils.
The apartment is stocked with herbs, spices, oil, vinegar, coffee, tea, sugar, toilet paper and shower gel.
An ample bathroom with a shower, a toilet, and a washbasin
Crispy linen and fluffy towels
A hair dryer
A 32" screen satellite TV and audio equipment
A washing machine, a dryer and an iron + board
Airconditioning and heating system
WIFI / ADSL internet connection

Step outside the apartment and you're right in the center of the old town, called El Borne.
You are surrounded by that famous mix of ancient history in a modern, artistic and cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Shop for the latest in fashion, interior decoration or art. Have lunch at one of the area's countless restaurants. Get inspired at the many galleries in and around El Born. Or just wander about in the streets and soak up its special atmosphere.

The Picasso Museum
The Gothic Basilica Santa Maria del Mar, surrounded by many 'terrazas', especially beautiful in the evening
Santa Catarina, the area's daily food market
Parc Ciutadella with the city's Zoo, a fantastic green area where you can walk, go for a picknick as well as listen to open-air concerts
The city's old harbour and the beach within a ten minute walk


More about us

  1. We are a couple living in London / Barcelona (the apartment we offer for exchange is not where we normally live)

  2. Mike works in public health and Anne in interior design / hospitality

  3. We would love to do an exchange with San Francisco, Berlin, Copenhagen, Stockholm, nice island or beach destinations and we are open to any other proposal

Swap availability

Open to offers
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Where is it?


Buzzy restaurants
Big Fish, Llambers, Kafka
Retail therapy
The apartment is surrounded by nice little fashion and design boutiques and delicatessen shops
Bit of culture
The apartment is located just around the corner of the Picasso Musuem
Walks in the park
The city's park Cituadella is on 3 minutes walking distance
Spot of exercise
Running in Parc Citutadella or on the beach
Day tripping
Take the train along to coast either up to the north or to the south

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