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Apartments for Sale in Eixample

The Ensanche Izquierdo, or in Catalan, “Eixample Esquerra” literally means the left part of the “Ensanche”, which means “Expanse” or “Extension”. This is the most densely populated part of Barcelona with around 35 thousand people per square kilometre. This along with the central, well-planned location means Eixample Izquierdo real estate is possibly the most sought area in the city after or along with property in Zona Alta or Pedralbes.

Eixample Izquierda Real Estate

The Ensanche Izquierdo, or in Catalan, “Eixample Esquerra” literally means the left part of the “Ensanche”, which means “Expanse” or “Extension”. This is the most densely populated part of Barcelona with around 35 thousand people per square kilometre. This along with the central, well-planned location means Eixample Izquierdo real estate is possibly the most sought area in the city after or along with property in Zona Alta or Pedralbes.


Eixample is the result ofplans carried out in the mid 19th Century to allow a more structured city in comparison to the previous medieval urban sprawl. The need for a new area in which to expand from the old city down by the sea was becoming increasingly necessary. There was some contention in the awarding of the project given that the plan approved by the Barcelona town hall was given to the architect Rovira i Trias who wished for a more segregated city where the borgeous would be more comfortable and not have to mix with the lower classes. However the central government in Madrid rejected this idea and ordered that the grid system of the Eixample put forward by ldefonso Cerdá be put in place.


The left side of the Eixample is the area to the left of Passeig de Gràcia. Passeig de Gràcia is considered to be the backbone of the Eixample real estate. Eixample Izquierdo was built after Eixample Derecho and is the area between Diagonal at the top, Passeig de Gràcia and Gran Via to the bottom. Eixample Izquirdo extends to the left right up to Plaza de España, where the Mont Juic entrance to the Fira Exhibition area, the magic fountains and the palace lie.


For those looking to buy real estate in Eixample Izquierdo, you are truly spoilt with choice! Prices can vary quite a lot given the huge variety of sizes, types and also general condition of real estate. It is common to find apartments for 3000 Euros/ m2 next to buildings where the prices are closer to 5,500 Euros / m2. So much for location, location, location! 

Typical real estate Eixample Izquierdo comprises of gloriously high ceilings, mosaic flooring and floor to ceiling wooden shutters. Despite many needing major refurbishment, it is a great investment with a guaranteed significant return. 

Properties in Eixample

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Eixample Left 2 Bed 2 Bath refurbished Apart...

€ 585,000
Urbane International offers you an opportunity to own a lovely refurbished two-bed two-bat ...
Urbane International offers you an opportunity to own a lovely refurbished two-bed two-bath apartment in Barcelona& ...
2 2 85 m2details
Mila

Cozy apartment with tourist license in the h...

€ 695,000
Urbane is pleased to present for sale this wonderful apartment with a tourist license in o ...
Urbane is pleased to present for sale this wonderful apartment with a tourist license in one of the most up-and-com ...
2 1 75 m2details

Beautiful 160m2 3 Bed 3 Bath Apartment in Ei...

€ 1,495,000
Fantastic apartment for sale in Eixample Right in Barcelona, with  160m2 / 1,722 ft2, 3 ro ...
Fantastic apartment for sale in Eixample Right in Barcelona, with  160m2 / 1,722 ft2, 3 rooms and 3 bathrooms, Lift ...
3 3 160 m2details

Wonderful 3-bedroom apartment of 120m2 for s...

€ 1,000,000
This lovely and serene apartment offers three spacious bedrooms and a total lot size of 12 ...
This lovely and serene apartment offers three spacious bedrooms and a total lot size of 120m2. The two bathrooms ha ...
3 2 120 m2details

Fantastic 2-bedroom apartment of 114m2 in Ei...

€ 1,110,000
This fantastic apartment is located in the Eixample district. The flat is located in the s ...
This fantastic apartment is located in the Eixample district. The flat is located in the street Girona. This is a c ...
2 2 114 m2details

Beautiful apartment of 113m2 for sale in Eix...

€ 950,000
This beautiful and peaceful apartment has a total lot size of 113m2 and one spacious bedro ...
This beautiful and peaceful apartment has a total lot size of 113m2 and one spacious bedroom. Two bathrooms were on ...
1 2 113 m2details

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