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Berlin luxury real estate properties and penthouses

 

 

The luxury property market in the German capital is experiencing a strong momentum with very attractive luxury property  prices. Actually, the sale price of a high-end property in the centre of Berlin is 2-3 times as low as a comparable property and location in London or Paris.

In addition, the housing market in the most international German city offers great opportunities to choose between modern and period authentic apartments.

In Berlin you could have the choice between buildings of the Art Nouveau era, old craft or early 20th century buildings transformed into new industrial lofts and new development luxury apartments in prime downtown locations like Schöneberg, Prenzlauer Berg, Friedrichshain and  Mitte.

 

How to choose your luxury property in Berlin? 

The upscale real estate market in Berlin  distinguishes with the diversity of the residential market property offer.

Actually, you could acquire either a property in a new estate development or a property in a renovated period building.

If you search an apartment to buy a luxury with a central location, you have the choice between 4 types of flats:

  • A new build luxury apartment or penthouse in Berlin central areas like Mitte, Charlottenburg and Friedrichshain
  • A vintage industrial loft apartment. It is possible to find some lofts for sale in a trendy location like Kreuzberg or Prenzlauer Berg and Tiergarten near the spree river banks
  • A Luxury apartment in a period building with Art Nouveau architecture, in a center area like Mitte, Charlottenburg and Prenzlauer Berg.
  • A modernized attic apartment in a period building in a central location

So, the first step in your new home search is to determine essentially whether:

  • You prefer the authenticity of living in a period building (high-ceilings, wooden floor, stucco ornaments...) and feeling
  • You prefer the comfort of living in a new build apartment that offer high-quality and modern fitting standards

Whether you prefer the modernity comfort or the authenticity, our team will advise you on all options and will help you making your pick.

 

In addition to our featured listing of exclusive of apartments for sale, we offer you a full assistance in the location choice, the property search, the fitting customization and the property purchase process in order to choose your new luxury home in Berlin!

In order to help on the search, you could send us you could contact us or send us an email inquiry with your main criteria:

  • The location lifestyle and the city area in which you are looking for an apartment
  • The minimum sqm size of the apartment, the number of bedrooms and bathrooms
  • The floor and your other search details like parking, lift, balcony, terrace or garden
  • The price range in which we should look for a property

In view of your new home search details, we will process your inquiry and agent will contact you with a selection of suitable properties.

The following section is aiming to provide you with some ideas about Berlin luxury apartment types, property prices in order to help you deciding for the choice of your new luxury home.

 

New build luxury apartment or penthouse

 

Interior view of Berlin luxury apartment in Mitte

 

Formerly the Berlin Wall occupied a large portion of the city centre like Mitte (Friedrichstrasse and Postdamer Platz) and Prenzlauer Berg (Bernauer strasse).

Today, the exploitation of new land plots with the development of new commercial and residential housing projects, gives the opportunity to acquire outstanding luxury apartments at reasonable prices in the central city areas like Mitte.

New development German building standards allow to benefit from most modern amenities, energy-efficiency, high-quality fittings and generous living spaces. In addition, most of luxury properties have a parental suite, a balcony or terrace as  well as individual parking places in the building. Some of the high-end apartments are built on two floors like townhouses (Maisonette house in german).

Our agency manages large listings of luxury homes and penthouses for sale in Berlin ranging from 1-bedroom single apartment to 4-5 bedrooms family home.

For a new build real estate development, luxury property prices start around 7000 euros per sqm for a purchase in a central location.

Currently the  market demand for luxury apartments for sale is quite high and most of properties are sold off-plan 1 to 2 years before development completion.

If you are interested in buying a a penthouse in Berlin, we offer also some exceptional exclusive penthouses with terraces that have stunning view over the city main attractions like Alexanderplatz tower, Potsdamer Platz or the Victory column. Some of our penthouses for sale in Berlin have even private rooftop gardens. 

In view of your search details (area, floor, living space sqm, bedroom and bathroom number, terrace or balcony view and sale price) we will provide you with a list of suitable available apartments and penthouses for sale.

 

 

Loft style luxury property

Several old craft and industrial buildings were renovated and transformed into design loft apartments. Loft apartments has the unique vintage charm (i.e. red brick ceiling, large windows...) and offer more living space high-ceilings of more than 4m.

Depending on the floor, some industrial lofts reach 7 or 8m ceiling-height and offer the possibility of creating an additional mezzanine floor within the apartment (Galeriewohnung in german).

The lofts in Berlin are among the most sought-after and rare properties for their authentic vintage style and their historical value (for some properties). 

If you decide to buy a loft in Berlin, please, have in mind that this would require a certain search period as these properties are very limited in number when it's about a central location like Kreuzberg or Prenzlauer Berg.

The areas where one would find an industrial loft for sale in Berlin are Kreuzberg, Moabit, Prenzlauer Berg and Mitte and the sale prices start around € 500,000.

If your preference goes toward buying a loft apartment in Berlin, please, do not hesitate to share with our real estate agency your new home search criteria (area location, beds / bathroom number, sqm size and sale price) and our team will revert to you with suitable list of apartments with prices.

  

Luxury apartment in an authentic Berlin period building

 

Interior of luxury apartment in Berlin - typical period building

 

Like in London or Paris, period renovated buildings represent a great option for buying a luxury real estate in Berlin with a historical property value.

Actually, classical period buildings offer a unique charm (large entrance, high-ceilings, marble, stucco, mouldings…) especially when it's in a central historical area like in Kurfürstendamm neighboorhood.

In addition, if the property have a historical value (Denkmalschutz in german), the buyer will benefit from important tax advantages  and in some cases a significant part of the property purchase price would be counted as a tax relief and deducted from the owner future tax payments.

The most sophisticated Art Nouveau period buildings in the city are located in the West,  especially in Charlottenburg, Schöneberg, Steglitz and Wilmersdorf neighbourhoods.

In the city east, due to the communism era, period buildings are relatively more standard and less sophisticated, however it's still possible to find (case by case) some apartments with quite sophisticated features.

The sale price of a luxury apartment in Berlin located in a period building in a nice location (Altbau in German) starts around 5500 euros per sqm.

If you are looking for a new apartment in a period building in a central area, please, contact our real estate agency to help on your new home search.

In view of your property search details (area, bedroom number, bathrooms, building construction period, floor, amenities and budget), our team will select for you apartments with suitable prices.

 

Attic rooftop luxury apartment

Attic apartments (Dachgeschosswohnung in Germany) are very popular among Berliners and German buyers because of the brightness and terrace view. 

More and more roofs are being transformed by architects into attic apartments with mansard living space.

The transformation consists of the renovation of the space under the roof, the connection of amenities to the flat and the suppression of a part of the roof to make a place for new terraces.

Luxury attics in Berlin are usually located in the 5th or 6th floor of the building. They have generally their private lifts as well as large terraces with stunning views on city centre points of interest like Alexanderplatz or Postdamer Platz.

For a luxury attic penthouse in Berlin, the property prices start around 6000 euros per sqm for a central area like Mitte or Tiergarten.

If you plan to buy a luxury attic apartment, please, send us your search criteria (area, bedroom number, bathrooms, building construction period, floor and budget). In view of your property search details, our team will select for you apartments with suitable prices.

 

Attic Berlin luxury penthouse apartment

 

 

Let us find your new luxury property in Berlin!

In summary, the luxury real estate commercial and housing market in the German capital offers the opportunity to acquire an exceptional property in a central district and at very attractive sale price when compared to other Europe's large capitals like London or Paris. This fully explains the high enthusiasm of the local and international for buying luxury properties in Berlin.

It goes without saying that with the exponential growth of the city importance in German and Europe, luxury real estate in Berlin has a very strong potential and room for price growth.

Our real estate agency offers a selection of exclusive apartments for sale in  best neighborhoods and will support you with a comprehensive service and full-assistance during the purchase process in Germany.

Also, the low mortgage rates in Germany, make it interesting to buy an apartment in Berlin with a home loan mortgage. Our real estate agents would advise you on the rate level and the amount of loan that could represent 100% of the apaprtment sale price if you live in Germany. If you live abroad, we could get you a mortgage at a good rate for up to 70% of your new apartment price.

For more information about the luxury property market, property sale prices in the city or our exclusive featured listings of Berlin luxury apartments and homes for sale, please do not hesitate to write our real estate agent team an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact us directly on +49 3041717274.

 

 

 

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