9 Mercado Street, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901
Where Timeless Elegance Meets Panoramic Perfection in Old San Juan
Nestled within the 500-year-old historical tapestry of Old San Juan, this distinguished property stands proudly on Mercado Street, a unique location marrying the charms of historical grandeur with the vibrant pulse of contemporary urban life. Moments away from the celebrated San Juan Museum, La Taberna Lúpulo, an iconic theatre, and the buzz of La Factoria, this address is unparalleled, sharing the vicinity with San Sebastián Street – a location that is simply beyond comparison.
This Spanish Colonial building, an architectural masterpiece with a mid-century essence, houses two exclusive apartments, each occupying an entire floor, fully renovated to contemporary perfection while preserving the timeless allure of the past. Spanning a generous 4,208 sq ft plus access to a rare and expansive rooftop retreat, boasting unobstructed 360-degree views that capture the Atlantic Ocean, the majestic Castillo San Felipe del Morro, the bustling San Juan Bay with its parade of cruise ships, the central mountain range, and even El Yunque Rain Forest.
The second-floor apartment, enveloping 1,984 sq ft, presents two bedrooms, one den, and two bathrooms, all designed with oversize primary suite, a rarity in Old San Juan. The charm of authentic, vintage native encaustic tiles enriches the living space, evoking the spirit of bygone elegance.
Ascend to the third floor to discover the second apartment, an expanse of 2,223 sq ft featuring three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an additional treasure – a fourth-floor studio. This unique space is a testament to ingenious design, offering a full kitchen, bathroom, and a Murphy bed. The allure of the sea and the historic El Morro fortress is visible even from the shower, promising an ambiance of serenity and splendor.
Old San Juan is a fusion of old-world cobblestone streets and colonial architecture with the luxuries of modern living – artisan cocktails, contemporary restaurants, exquisite shops, and a lively nightlife. This is not merely a residence; it is an invitation to immerse in the culture, explore the art, cuisine, adventure, and beauty that beckon.
It’s rare that such a unique opportunity presents itself in Old San Juan – a tree-lined, cobblestoned side street location with a residence as unmatched as the history it oversees. Presently, there is nothing like it on the market – a statement to the unparalleled lifestyle that awaits in Old San Juan. The seller is open to considering seller financing options.