Palace Estate submits to your attention a villa with a great architecture, with an excellent location, near Kiseleff Park and very close to Victoria Square. It was built in the interwar period, during the 1920s, in Neo-Romanian architectural style. The house is on the list of monuments, complexes and historical sites in Bucharest since 1992.
Villa was built by one of the most famous Romanian architects, Victor G. Stephanescu. Same architect that we owe, among other things: Union Cathedral Alba Iulia, National Geological Museum Bucharest, Bucharest Military Palace, North Bucharest Railway Station, Casino Mamaia, Casino Constanta and more.
This sumptuous residence was built for the general manager of the Romanian Bank of Credit, one of the most important banks in Romania wars period.
The building was returned in 2010 and before that, the building was the seat of Curtea Veche Publishing.
The villa has an exterior in simple lines that do not astound, although the main entrance decorations are preserved.
The villa has two buildings: the first extends on basement, first floor and attic, and the second is two-car garage with auxiliary work space – 45 sqm.
The ground floor offers a generous: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, annexes, storage spaces, 12 sqm terrace; on the first floor there are 4 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms, kitchen and 2 teraces of 13 sqm, attic with 2 rooms and the basement have 7 rooms, one bathroom, annexes, technical space and outbuildings.
As soon as you will have passed the entrance door you will be astonished by the sumptuous ground floor space, impressive marble staircase bordered with stucco and the 11 meters high painted dome.
Recently restored until the smallest detail, the property retains many original features of the style of that period.
What is amazing is the fact that the villa underwent minor changes during the nearly 100 years since it was built, is a living testimony about an era of prosperity and freshness of the city, about a Western lifestyle, betraying the refined tastes and the architect’s competence.
The interior finishing, very well preserved, were made like true works of art, from the mural in reception room and continuing with the mosaic at the entrance, with massive marble of the stairs, the railing and the columns through the stained glass windows found in perfect condition, which constitutes the laterally skylight of the salon.
The simplicity of the exterior contrasts with the sumptuous interior, making this property the perfect location for a family home full of sophistication and elegance or an interesting challenge for an investor (embassy, restaurant, casino, art gallery, boutique hotel) or for those who truly appreciate the history, art and unique representative value of the above mentioned period.