Our most traditional apartment for rent in the capital is located in the very Puerta de Toledo, heart of the Madrid neighbourhood of La Latina. This modern house, with an area of 80 m², is located on the exterior ground floor, with all of its rooms looking out onto this icon of Madrid.
Puerta de Toledo is a meeting spot for Sunday journeys to the popular street market El Rastro, with its second-hand clothes and items, antiques and souvenirs; or visit the Basílica de San Francisco el Grande, with one the biggest domes in the world and paintings by Goya and Zurbarán; or stroll through Madrid Río Park, which stretches for over 7 km along the bank of Manzanares River. You can also enjoy the typical Spanish gastronomy in bars and pubs in streets like Carrera de San Francisco, Humilladero street or Plaza de la Cebada, with a wide variety of tapas and wines, or enjoy the multicultural restaurants in the nearby neighbourhood of Lavapiés.
The strategic location of this apartment for rent will help you discover the secrets of Madrid with your family or friends during your holiday or business trips, anytime of the year. Besides its location, this apartment stands out for its functional European-style decoration and straight lines that frame a pleasant luminosity, which is the main feature of the property. With a total of six balconies, this home with room for six people is showered with warm natural light.
The total area of the house is distributed in a hall that leads to a room with a single bed (0.90 x 2.00 metres) that can be converted in two single beds, or put together to create a double bed, and also to a comfortable bathroom with shower. Lastly, the hall leads to the main space of this apartment: a nice lounge with a spacious fully-equipped American-style kitchen-dining room, perfect for those who enjoy cooking. The kitchen-lounge has an American style. The suite-style bedroom is equipped with a king-size bed (1.80 x 2.00 metres) and a comfortable private bathroom, equipped with bath screen and shower.
The kitchen, furnished with minimalistic white-coloured units, is equipped with a fridge with freezer, ceramic glass cooktop with four burners, oven, microwave, dishwasher and washer-drying machine. The lounge, which keeps the wooden columns of the original building that confer warmth and character to the apartment, has a three-seat sofa, 2 armchairs, flat screen television and satellite service. The solid wood table in the main dining room can seat four people. The whole house is floored in oak-stained wood, except for the bathrooms which have stoneware tiles. All the bedrooms have air conditioning and heating system.
This wonderful flat for rent is part of a recently restored historical building, and boasts an excellent access to the city's public transportation. The entrance of Puerta de Toledo subway (Line 5) is a minute away from the house, there are several bus stops and taxis available in nearby streets, as well as parking service.
This house for vacation rental is located in an area known as Madrid de los Austrias. The name of La Latina neighbourhood refers to the nickname of writer and humanist Beatriz Galindo, Latin teacher of Queen Isabel the Catholic and her children. La Latina is part of an older and traditional Madrid, nowadays famous for its wide variety of beers, tapas and bars, especially in establishments located in Cava Alta and Cava Baja. It is considered as one of the liveliest neighbourhoods of Madrid. The central Plaza Mayor is only a few minutes' walk away. It is a spot where natives and travellers inevitably converge and an ideal starting point for a tour through the most important tourist attractions in the city.
Where to buy? The bustling Mercado de la Cebada market showcases first class products. Shopping here becomes an authentic pleasure for the senses. In the vicinity of Puerta del Sol or Gran Vía (you can get there directly by subway from Puerta de Toledo) you can enjoy a day of shopping that can work with any budget.
The best views? Take in the gorgeous afternoon views of Carrera de San Francisco from the terrace of the El Viajero cafe. The mojitos, caipiroskas and other cocktails on the menu make them even better. The Jardín de las Vistillas garden, stage of the celebration of Fiestas de la Paloma in the month of August, is a natural balcony with a view of the Casa de Campo park.
Human pleasures? Gluttony is a cardinal sin, but fine dining in La Latina is a slice of heaven. You can visit places like Taberna Sanlúcar, with the best salmorejo and rebujitos of Madrid; Lamiak with a variety of Basque-style pintxos at 2 €; or Juana la Loca, a place renowned for the city's most popular recipe of runny Spanish omelette with caramelized onions. These are the best examples of the popular Spanish gastronomy..