An authentic palatial jewel, located in one of Porto’s oldest and most emblematic streets, Palacete Cedofeita is filled with grandeur and greenery, heritage, and modernity. The sumptuous manor house in the historic centre has been magnificently refurbished into a select number of exclusive apartments for sale in Porto. These distinguished properties for sale in the coastal town of Porto, Portugal, are distributed between two different buildings: the Palacete, a magnificent 19th-century historical palatial mansion and the Residences, new townhouses for sale in Porto with modern lines. Enjoy the tranquillity of a residential neighbourhood while appreciating the joy of living downtown Porto.
An impeccable mixture of history and modern luxury, Palacete Cedofeita is an imposing historic palace that has been reborn as exclusive residential apartments and townhouses, representing the very best of properties for sale in Porto. An urban oasis filled with green spaces and grandeur, heritage and modernity, these luxury twonhouses and apartments for sale in Porto are located on Rua de Cedofeita, a noble and one of the most emblematic streets of the city’s historic centre.
In a stunning transformation, an iconic 19th-century mansion has been converted into 13 sophisticated residences with private gardens, underground parking and 24-hour security.
The luxury apartments for sale in Porto are distributed between two buildings: the Palacete and the Residences, offering a perfect mix of classical and contemporary architecture. The Palacete has five beautiful 3- and 4-bedroom apartments while the Residences, with a new modern, sleek structure, accommodate eight 2-bedroom townhouses.
Palacete Cedofeita provides a particular feeling of tranquillity, due to its majestic urban garden surroundings. This noble property faces one of Porto’s finest private gardens with some of the city’s oldest trees. This project also includes a vertical garden that allows residents to immerse themselves in nature and tranquillity.
Owners of the luxury properties for sale in Porto will relish the peacefulness of a residential neighbourhood, whilst appreciating the joy of living downtown. Located in the heart of the city, these impressive residences are just a few minutes from all the best restaurants, bars and boutiques.
Looking for the ultimate lifestyle investment in the heart of Porto? These prestige homes for sale in Porto offer rarely available larger units in a quiet, residential location with private gardens and parking just three streets from the best restaurants in the city.
The Palacete Cedofeita
The exclusive property is comprised of 13 distinguished private residences, spanning across two different buildings: the Palacete, a magnificent historical manor house, and the Residences, a new, sleek structure with modern linear aesthetic; making this project a perfect blend between the classical and the contemporary.
The apartments for sale at Palacete Cedofeita are completed to a luxurious specification. High-quality finishes include Miele kitchen equipment, bathroom marble floors, wood floor with wood skirting, central heating & AC system, sound system, and wood closets with LED light interiors. Residents have access to underground parking, storage and 24-hour security.
The Palace building
Built in the 19th century, the stunning old manor is listed for its outstanding heritage value. Its neoclassic architecture and great elegance give the building a distinct character that has been enchanting residents for a long time already.
The Palacete manor house used to be owned by a local aristocrat, and a complete renovation is bringing back its noble roots, giving its residents the unique opportunity to live in a property that breathes refinement and history.
Traditional elegance and original architectural elements of the historic building have been preserved, so the palatial apartments carefully balance history, tradition and modern design.
The palatial building features an impressive entrance, presided over by a stylish staircase.
Capturing the spirit of the building’s architectural heritage, the Palacete Cedofeita has been expertly renovated into five luxuriously large apartments. Historic design details have been carefully preserved, with contemporary features added to complement and enhance the building’s original aesthetic.
The preservation of many of the original historical features will dazzle even the most discerning buyer. The beautifully elaborate high ceilings, the preserved wooden stairs, the typical Portuguese tiles (“azulejos”) and the original fireplaces are an authentic piece of history.
The palatial historical building accommodates five large apartments, with impressive living areas ranging from 218m2 to 299m2, two of them with a private garden. All of the homes have three to four private parking areas.
Each of the apartments for sale in Porto has its own charm and elegance:
Palace apartment 1. A palacete duplex apartment with three bedrooms and a private garden. The entrance hall – complete with a magnificent staircase – preludes the plush interior space, which is arranged in a series of graciously scaled rooms.
Overlooking the private garden, the stunning kitchen and living room are wrapped in soaring windows. Beautiful fireplaces add a warm glow to any occasion and anchor the rooms with timeless elegance.
Unique details can be found everywhere, such as the original brick-vaulted ceiling that gives the dining room a strikingly dramatic ambiance.
The three spacious bedrooms, each with their en-suite bathroom, offer optimal privacy, comfort and relaxation. This premium palatial apartment for sale in Porto provides a rare privileged lifestyle that is only enhanced further by a large private garden of 104m2. There are four parking spaces (two indoors and two outdoors).
Palace apartment 2. A palacete duplex apartment with three bedrooms and a private garden. The stunning multi-level staircase at the entrance forms a prominent architectural element and gives access to either the upper level or downstairs into the living areas. The connected living room and kitchen areas face the private garden, allowing for a seamless indoor-outdoor lifestyle. Beautiful fireplaces add to the luxurious atmosphere. Three inviting en-suite bedrooms provide welcome retreats at the end of the day. The private garden of 80m2 makes the home ideal for outdoor enjoyment. There are three parking spaces (one indoors and two outdoors).
Palace apartment 3. A palacete apartment with three bedrooms. Refined, voluminous and seductively beautiful, this elegant apartment is a true gem within the building. With an original breathtakingly crafted ceiling, preserved original fireplaces, generous dimensions and high ceilings, this prestigious apartment symbolises the noble spirit of this historical residence for sale in Porto. The apartment enjoys a balcony of 10m2 and four parking spaces (two indoors and two outdoors).
Palace apartment 4. A palacete apartment with three bedrooms plus a study. This spacious apartment is a fabulous dream home. Apart from three bedrooms, it also has a study that can be converted into an extra bedroom. The impressively stunning kitchen is truly show-stopping. It makes a bold statement with its generous layout, aesthetically pleasing cabinetry, high-end appliances and the original Portuguese blue-and-white tiles. The residence’s atmospheric character is further augmented by attractive fireplaces. The apartment enjoys a balcony of almost 10m2 and four parking spaces (two indoors and two outdoors).
Palace apartment 5. A palacete duplex penthouse apartment with four bedrooms. This is a prestige flat for sale in Porto that embraces an indulgent lifestyle of expansive spaces, sophisticated design and exceptional comfort. The sensational duplex penthouse allows for a priceless 360-degree view over the sublime City of Porto. Vast interiors of 299m2 are executed with a raft of quality materials and decorative features including high ceilings, exquisite fireplaces and welcoming wood flooring. The duplex penthouse enjoys a balcony of almost 8m2 and four parking spaces (two indoors and two outdoors).
The Residences is a stunning collection of townhouses where classical beauty and modern design intersect.
Here an elegant urban oasis awaits. The stylish properties for sale in Porto, Portugal, offer fine modern living within this historical atmosphere, overlooking one of the city’s most beautiful private gardens. The exclusive residences successfully exemplify how sleek, contemporary design can sit well in a historic setting.
Exuding a sense of polished elegance, they boast a modern aesthetic that conserves the simplicity of its lines and clarity of its style, in a fluid dialogue between the indoors and outdoors. In order to provide maximum integration between the internal and external areas, large glazed windows have been used, allowing many rooms ample interaction with the greenery of one’s private garden.
The modern Residences building accommodates eight impeccably designed homes, all 2-bedroom en-suite duplex homes, ranging in size from 130m2 to 154m2 with wide private gardens, indoor and outdoor fireplaces and underground parking spaces.
A prestige location on one of the most emblematic streets in Porto
Superbly located, these exceptionally elegant properties for sale are situated in the noble and residential part of Rua de Cedofeita, in Porto’s historic centre.
Rua de Cedofeita is a historic and remarkable street that dates back to VI century, although most buildings date back to the 18th century. King D. Pedro IV lived in this street, a few houses away from this luxury property for sale in Porto Cedofeita. The palace property belonged to a well-known Viscount as this used to be a very aristocratic area in the past. Several buildings here are considered part of Porto’s old heritage (colourful mansions and palaces).
Residents are close to all the buzz yet away from the crowds on this tranquil residential street. Strolling down the pedestrian and commercial part of Cedofeita’s street, one will encounter numerous boutique shops, galleries and cafes. Head east and one will find the iconic Miguel Bombarda art district or turn west to explore the charming Aliados Avenue.
Rua de Cedofeita is very close to many private international and local schools as well as to several universities. It is about a 5-minute walk to Colégio Universal – a private English school and one of the best. It is less than 10 minutes’ drive from the private French School and the Nossa Senhora da Paz private English school, and the Nossa Senhora do Rosário Portuguese private school.
Some of Porto’s best beaches on the Atlantic ocean are less than a 30-min drive away.
The City of Porto continues to win over the hearts of many Portuguese and foreigners, who move there in search of a better quality of life. It has also become one of Portugal’s most sought-after touristic destinations, consequently attracting a large proportion of Golden Visa buyers looking for property investments in Portugal. Recently named one of the ”Best European Cities to Invest In For 2020” by Forbes, Porto is now proving itself a strong alternative to Lisbon luxury real estate.
The city has an excellent public transport network including metro, tram, bus, suburban trains and a funicular. The area of Cedofeita is incredibly well-connected, with Lapa’s metro station about a 5-minute walk away, whilst the airport is less than a 20-minute drive.