Milan is the second biggest city in Italy but it’s the bustling financial and fashion capital of the country. Wealth and abundance of the city can be seen on the stride of luxury brand boutiques from Prada to Armani and Gucci lining the streets in the historic center.
The city is not only famous by it’s couture shopping and fashion events. It’s a place blessed with centuries of art, culture and architecture weaved deep into the streets and buildings of the city. That reflects to the selection of luxury real estate in Milan which is inspired by the city’s history and evolved taste of beauty, design and style.
Although the city was bombed heavily during the Second World War the most iconic buildings were restored. In the center of the historic neighborhood towers the huge gothic cathedral, the Duomo, an icon for Milan. On the side of the cathedral, not less iconic Galleria Vittoria Emanuele II, the glass and iron covered marbled street with luxury boutiques lining next to each other exhibiting the latest trends in high fashion.
Da Vinci’s famous “The Last Supper” can be seen at the church Santa Maria delle Grazie and world class performances are regular at the La Scala opera house. Although the historic architectural heritage is incredible it’s not only the old that catches the eye. New residential developments are rising in the fashionable Porta Nuova district and ongoing construction of the highly anticipated CityLife complex just outside of the old town is scheduled to be finished 2018, featuring towers from the world’s most celebrated architects like Zaha Hadid, Daniel Libeskind and Arata Isozaki.
Luxury real estate in Milan, Italy
Some of the most celebrated luxury properties in Milan are the historic Palazzos with grand facades and hidden green gardens just in the center of the city. The finest villas and townhouses are found throughout the city on the tree-lined streets.
Milan is very well connected through the whole world via three international airports and a extensive railway system. This makes Milan a perfect gateway to the magnificent Lakes District of Northern Italy – Lake Como, Lake Garda and Lake Maggiore with incredible vacation villas on the breathtaking mountainous shores of these beautiful lakes. It’s a popular destination for A-list celebrities, VIP’s and top CEO’s to buy their luxury vacation homes in the middle of incredible natural scenery just outside of Milan.
Milan has something for everyone. The events of Milan Fashion Week and Milan Furniture Fair are the trendsetters of their fields and offer an abundance of business opportunities. The financial center, stock exchange and banking are all found in the city together with world class universities, culture, fashion and exquisite lifestyle.
Although Milan is one of the most urbanized regions in Italy it’s filled and surrounded with green areas, including the huge Sempione Park and Montanelli Gardens and numerous smaller gardens in the very center of the city. Some of the most desired luxury properties in Milan are the finest townhouses and Palazzos in the city center with hidden green gardens in the courtyards.
The incredible abundance of museums and art galleries, world class opera, stunning architecture, concentration of global corporations, banking institutions, huge trade fairs, leading community of fashion and design together with the green spaces and surrounding natural beauty makes Milan a true global powerhouse and a prime destination for the finest luxury real estate.
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