Charming one bedroom apartment in multicultural area

Price
€ 500 per month
First payment
One-time service fee
Includes our Spotahome guarantee, free cancelation and additional 24h. to review your rent.
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Room 1

Double bed
Minimum stay: 3 months (90 days).
No maximum stay
Type of contract: dailyLearn more
Available: May 1, 2018
Ref. 84501

General info

Description

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is located on Calle Amparo in the Lavapiés section of Madrid. Lavapiés is known for its multicultural vibe, with ethnic restaurants from every corner of the globe as well as a thriving bar, restaurant, and arts scene. The apartment is also close to La Latina and Huertas, making it ideal for an individual or a couple looking to live in the thrust of Madrid nightlife. The area of the apartment is 45 m2.

Transportation

The apartment is a four-minute walk from the Lavapiés (Line 3) and Tirso de Molina (Line 1) Metro stops. The apartment is also an eight-minute walk from the La Latina Metro stop (Line 5).

Landlord policies

Smoking is permitted in some parts of the apartment. The landlord speaks English and doesn’t live in the apartment. The rent MUST be paid via bank transfer. As previously noted, electric and internet are not included in the apartment.

Bills included

Water
Council Tax

Apartment features

Furnished
Washing machine
Interior
Equipped kitchen
Electric water heating
Whole house electric heating
Drying rack

Neighborhood information

Officially named Embajadores, this neighborhood is better known as Lavapiés, which is its main plaza and metro stop. It experienced a revival that began in the 1980’s, when it became popular with young people and artists. At the heart of this diverse area is Plaza de Lavapiés, which is a meeting point for immigrants and Spaniards alike. Some consider it a “dangerous area”, but residents of the area find this to be untrue. In spite of the seamless blend of cultures, the neighborhood is a crowded one, characterized by narrow streets and buildings with painted facades. The Calle de Argumosa, which runs to the east of Plaza de Lavapies, is fully of trendy bars and is one of the most popular places in Madrid to sit on a terrace and enjoy a caña (small beer). The streets that stretch to the north and west from the plaza are filled with ethnic restaurants and shops. It's also home to many cultural attractions like the Vallé-Inclan Theater. The iconic Reina Sofia art museum also sits at the neighborhood's edge.

What we liked the most

  • The bedroom is luminous
  • The couch can be turned into a double-bed, perfect for housing guests
  • There is a foldable desk that is perfect for creating an office space
  • There is a loft for storage that can be accessed from the living room and the bedroom

Things to keep in mind

  • The apartment is interior, meaning that there are no street views
  • The shower is on the small side