THE ADDRESS Magazine Summer 2014 - Page 231

An imposingly lavish villa of splendid proportions sits in one of Madrid’s most prized neighbourhoods M adrid real estate continues to be a favoured destination for global property buyers searching for smart places to invest their money. Blending Old World charm with a vibrant cosmopolitan charisma, Madrid churns with energy as only a capital city can. The pride of Madrid, besides its grand imperial facades, elegant neighbourhoods and abundant green spaces, are the art collections at the impressive Prado, Reina Sofia and ThyssenBornemisza museums. The food scene is amazing – from authentic Spanish tapas to sophisticated international cuisine served in Michelin-starred restaurants. Shopping is a delight and the Al Rastro flea market lures visitors from around the world. 231