Amazingly beautiful Barcelona is the heart of Catalonia. It has a developed infrastructure together with great heritage. Every year about 8 million tourists come to see Barcelona and lots of them fall in love with the city and buy real estate here.
On average, square meter of Barcelona apartments cost not less than 3.2 thousand EUR last year, but prices of luxury apartments for sale in Barcelona are much higher and exceed 5 thousand EUR per m2. More often the apartments are bought by visitors from neighboring countries along with by natives of Germany, China, and Russia.
Most demanded districts to buy apartments are Les Corts along with Sarrià–Sant Gervasi.
Great part of Barcelona luxury apartments for sale with prices reaching 9 thousand EUR for m2 is concentrated here. This territory consisting of three parts is also perfect for buy-to-let.
Les Corts is two-in-one. First, it is an attractive residential area where you can find some of the best luxury apartments for sale in Barcelona. Second, it is a businessl centre where offices rub shoulders with inhabited buildings. Approximatey 46 thousand people live in this part of Barcelona and 10 % of them are foreigners (when average value is above 17%). Common residents of Les Corts are native families having much bigger income than usual residents of Barcelona. This part is comfortable and developed enough. You can find a planty of cafes, shaded streets and parks, great shopping malls (e.g. El Corte Inglés) along with many little shops in this part of Barcelona.
This is the second of the three mentioned above parts. It is also the place where the FC Barcelona Stadium is situated. Camp Nou (name of the stadium) can accommodate 100 thousand spectators. If you are going to invest in buy-to-let, probably, this is the part which suits you better because football fans and students along with tourists usually rent flats in La Maternitat i Sant Ramon.
This is the territory where high cost Barcelona luxury apartments for sale are concentrated. Pedralbes together with Sarrià-Sant Gervasi form so called Zona Alta where you can find luxury houses with big land plots and swimming pools. The prices per square meter ranges from 4.5 thousand EUR to 5 thousand EUR and sometimes can exceed 9 thosand EUR when it comes to luxury mansions with bigger floor spaces.
Pedralbes is a really quiet part of Barcelona inhabited by people having incomes twice exceeding incomes of common Barcelona citizens. About 16 % of Pedralbes residents are foreigners from other European countries. This part is a home for the Royal Polo and Tennis Clubs and several beautiful parks and gardens are situated here, for instance, Servantes Park famous for the rose collection it has.
Pedralbes is also the place where best international and business schools and their campuses are situated (e.g. British Kensington School and ESCADE). One of the best-known landmarks of the territory is Royal Pedralbes Palace, the place where the King of Spain used to live.
If you are seeking for luxury apartments for sale in Barcelona - keep your eye on Sarrià–Sant Gervasi, the most fashionable Barcelona part where magnates, celebrities and richest sportsmen live. The floor space of local houses usually exceeds 500 square meters and the price of one square meter is not lower than 5.5 thousand EUR. If talking about apartments, they usually have terraces and parking. Price per square meter can reach 8 thousand EUR.
Among the landmarks of this Barcelona part are Tibidabo hill with the Expiatori del Sagrat Cor on its top, Francesco Pérez-Cabrero and Pau Casals, which shops are full of designer brands and CosmoCaixa museum. There are also some international schools in the territory with the English Oak House School among them. If you are going have good meal and fun, you can visit a local restaurant or a night club.