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ALCÂNTARA PROPERTY GUIDE

 

A historic neighborhood in a trendy district

 

Alcântara Property Insights

The region of Alcântara has a lot to offer. It’s situated between the busy Cais do Sodré and charming Belém, where you can spot the city’s iconic Belém Tower. You also have Santos close-by, which is a hip design district. Thanks to its favorable location, it’s becoming more popular and is acknowledged amongst many local and international residents.

The average price for an apartment in Alcântara is €3800 per sq. meter and for houses it’s €3500 per sq. meter. There are also investment opportunities available for €2600 per sq. meter.

The most renowned real estate agencies in the area are ERA, with more than 60 listings, followed by Remax and Century 21.

 

Price distribution in Alcantara

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Price per sq.m. for each property price in Alcantara

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Why choose an Alcântara Property

There is always something to do in Alcântara. The trendy crowds gather by the waterfront where you will find some eateries and clubs. Walk along the river and you will have the beautiful 25 de Abril Bridge (Golden Gate’s twin sister) in your sight. On warmer days you can relax by the river and stroll around. There’s also many museums in close proximity for the ones who are interested.

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If you’re looking for a place to eat good food and grab drinks, go to Docas de Santo Amoro. It’s a group of old warehouses under the bridge that has been restored into restaurants and bars. It’s a very popular place for both locals and international residents and it offers a spectacular view of the river and the marina.

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What’s also great about this region is that there is easy access to both hospitals and police stations. You may also find international schools nearby. These are just one of many reasons why you should consider moving to Alcântara.

Alcântara is only 25 minutes away with a car or taxi from Lisbon International Airport. There is also good access to buses. The bus ride usually takes around 1 hour.

Around the neighborhood and the hip LX Factory

Alcântara was one of the neighborhoods that was the least affected by the earthquake in 1755. It was here that the city of Lisbon started to get rebuilt. The area has undergone major improvements and changes over times and has made its urban advancement. As of lately it has been considered a fashion district in Lisbon with the hip and colorful Lx Factory closeby.

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This industrial site has been transformed into a creative hub of coworking spaces, creative boutiques and café-bars. Here you will find the trendy café “Landeau”, which has ben renowned for their chocolate cakes.

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Rio Maravilha is a beautiful restaurant in the Lx Factory which has one of the best views of the city. There is also the bookshop “Ler Devagar” that you should not miss. It’s one of the most unique and beautiful bookshops you will find.

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Walk or take a taxi to nearby Bairro Alto and discover Sao Pedro de Alcântara, which is a beautiful viewpoint that offers a panoramic view of Lisbon. Relax in one of the many benches, grab a coffee at a nearby kiosk and don’t miss the spectacular sunset. When the lights turns on at night, the city of Lisbon transforms entirely.

Alcântara is an area where a lot of things happen, but is still in a more private area than busy nearby Bairro-Alto and Baixa-Chiado. If you’re thinking about moving to Lisbon, you won’t regret choosing a housing in this area. An Alcântara property is a great option for anyone who’s looking to move to beautiful and sunny Lisbon.