DESIGNER STYLE PENTHOUSE IN RIGA CITY CENTER

Evija Kavace

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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
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DESIGNER STYLE PENTHOUSE IN RIGA CITY CENTER

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Designer Style 2 bedroom penthouse apartment in central Riga

Riga penthouse accommodates a maximum of 5 persons, it offers 2 double bedrooms and a sofa bed, a large spacious living room area, an open plan well equipped kitchen with open plan dinning area, hallway and office section. It also has a bathroom with bath, shower, bidet and toilet & separate utility room with toilet and washing machine.

The apartment is situated on the top floor or a 3-story building. It is comfortable, spacious and stylishly designed with many features in keeping with the penthouse character. Exposed beams, open brickwork and for the winter months a traditional working Latvian fireplace. Cool in the summer and warm in the winter, Riga Penthouse has a genuine home from home feeling about it.

Ideally located on the impressive Krisjana Barona Street, just 5 minutes walk from Riga Old Town, many good restaurants, supermarket, local shops and parks are nearby and the newly opened Berga Baz?rs shopping center and roof top restaurants is just a few minutes walk away.

I love my apartment in Riga and lived there for 4 years but in 2009 I moved to London and although I make a point of returning to my home town regularly, I decided to let others enjoy my home in order to also enjoy my wonderful city.

The apartment is very spacious and light and although it is a bit of a climb up the 50 stairs to the top story, the penthouse style, with beams and strange angles gives it so much character. The main bedroom is big with a queen size double bed and en suite bathroom, the second room is only slightly smaller and has just as much character.

The kitchen is modern and well equipped with a large refrigerator and oven and hob. The sitting area is cozy and bright with 2 sofas one of which converts into a single or small double bed.

There is a large open plan living area which include sitting room, dinning room, kitchen and hallway and a separate room guest toilet

I am surrounded by great restaurants, local food markets and parks and its only a 5 minute walk to the old city and the famous Riga Opera. By car it is only 30 minutes to the wonderful Latvian coast and beaches.

I do have my own web site at www.rigapenthouse.com

The Riga Penthouse is the perfect place from which to base yourself when visiting Riga Latvia. It has a lovely atmosphere and is perfectly located to enjoy the city, restaurants, local theatres, shops, salons and popular meeting places. The location of the apartment could be described as the Chelsea of Riga. From the apartment it is only 30 minutes drive to the wonderful Latvian coastline with its amazing unspoilt sandy beaches and dune forests. It is just a short stroll through the park to the famous Riga Opera and only 10 minutes walk to the historic Old Town.

Useful Information

The nearest well stocked supermarket is only 2 min walk away along KR Barona and the main food market selling all the local produce is about 2 miles away by bus/taxi but on a every 2nd Saturday of the month the local Farmers market is held just less than 5 minutes walk away in Berga Bazara Courtyard.

Recommended local restaurants are Osiris Bistro that offers excellent food all day to late evening and also Gallary Istaba which is a combined art gallery with top quality home made cuisine served by a local celebrity chef ( approx cost £15 for 2 courses plus drinks) The best restaurant in town is Vincents run by Chef de Patron Martins Ritins it is about 20 minutes walk from my apartment 5 min by taxi where you can enjoy world class food and service for £60 per person. Banks and currency exchange are located all over the city but there is a currency exchange office 25 meters from my door.

The new state of art Galleria Riga shopping centre on Blaumana Street with the biggest roof top restaurant in Europe is less than 5 minutes walk away. The best views of the city can be seen from the top of the hotel Reval Latvia from its Penthouse bar which has a 360 degree view of the city. The old town has many historic buildings displaying the rich history of Riga from the mid 15c to modern day.

The architecture is strong evidence the Riga was one of the main cities in the Hanseatic league and consequently was popular with the rich and famous of the European and Russian aristocrats and merchant class. There are also many Gym and Yoga facilities within 5 minutes walk of the apartment.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm

Evija Kavace

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2012
Speaks russian, english, Latvian
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

Designer Style Penthouse in Riga City Center
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
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Designer Style Penthouse in Riga City Center
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5

A fantastic little find!

  • 5 of 5
If you are heading to Riga, you can stop searching for your perfect home away from home as you have found it in this penthouse! This is a top floor apartment on a major shopping road in Riga, about a 15 minute walk to the old town. It is just lovely inside, fully furnished, very comfortable, immaculately clean, and the best beds we have slept in on a vacation in a very long while. The owner has basically opened up her own home, offering the guest the use of everything in it. It is not a stripped down rental with the minimum amount of furniture and other necessities in a good rental, but a first class home complete with all the comforts of home as well! Really and truly, you can stop looking for a finer apartment as it was just lovely. Just perfect!

The owner was very friendly, very accommodating and with good and timely communication. The rental rate is very reasonable for what is provided. In addition, the owner was available to answer any questions, and even assisted in calling us a taxi the morning of our departure as we do not speak the native language. We felt really in good hands.

Americans (as we are)...........if this is your first trip overseas, you may not know a few basic things about life outside the USA. First, if you need a property with an elevator, this is not for you as there is not one. Either pack very lightly so you can walk up 3 flights of steps to this apartment each day or stay in a hotel. Next, if you are not OK with walking through an alley laden with graffiti, totally unlit at night in order to get into the building where this apartment is located, this apartment is not for you. The entrance to this building is gritty. The staircase leading up to the apartment is also less than beautiful. But, if you are an experienced traveler and have run into this sort of thing before, you will be fine with it. There is nothing unsafe about the area, but it can be a bit disconcerting if you have never experienced life in a big, old city such as Riga.

These things said, book this property! You will be delighted with it!
  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
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Designer Style Penthouse in Riga City Center
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1004531
+44 07815531127
Latvia Europe
5

Schöne Dachgeschosswohnung im Stadtzentrum

  • 5 of 5
Wir waren von der Wohnung von Beginn an begeistert: sehr gute Ausstattung, äußerst gepflegt und mit Liebe zum Detail eingerichtet. Dazu eine sehr gute Lage, fußläufig zur Altstadt; Supermarkt, Bäcker und mehrere Restaurant in Laufweite.
Wir haben alles so wie beschrieben vorgefunden; der Kontakt zur Vermieterin Evija war sehr nett und informativ.
Vom Zustand des Treppenhauses sollte man sich nicht abschrecken lassen; die Wohnung selbst ist mehr als gemütlich.
Wir können die Wohnung absolut weiterempfehlen und werden bestimmt wieder kommen.
  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Michael, Elke and Nina

I am very glad to hear that you find the Riga Penthouse comfortable for your stay and I hope you had a great time in Riga too. It will be my pleasure to accommodate you on your next visit to Riga.

Have a lovely time Berlin,
All the best,
Evija
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Riga International Airport
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Riga
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Riga
Nearest Beach
21 Kilometres
Jurmala
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Osiris
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Galleria Istaba Restaurant

I love my apartment in Riga and lived there for 4 years but in 2009 I moved to London to live with my partner and although I make a point of returning to my home town regularly, I have decided to rent out may apartment and let others enjoy my home in order to also enjoy my wonderful city of Riga and country of Latvia.

The apartment is very spacious and light and although it is a bit of a climb up the 50 stairs to the top story, it is definitely worth it as the penthouse style, with beams and strange angles gives it so much character and light. The main bedroom is big with a queen size double bed and en suite bathroom, the second room is only slightly smaller and has just as much character.

The Riga Penthouse is the perfect place from which to base yourself when visiting Riga Latvia. It has a lovely atmosphere and is perfectly located to enjoy the city, restaurants, local theatres, shops, salons and popular meeting places. The location of the apartment could be described as the Chelsea of Riga. From the apartment it is only 30 minutes drive to the wonderful Latvian coastline with its amazing unspoilt sandy beaches and dune forests. It is just a short stroll through the park to the famous Riga Opera and only 10 minutes walk to the historic Old Town.

The apartment is surrounded by great restaurants, local food markets and parks and its only a 5 minute walk to the old city and the famous Riga Opera. By car it is only 30 minutes to famous seaside resort of Jurmela and the wonderful Latvian coast and beaches. Siguda, the most amazing Latvian national park is about 60 min drive from my front door.

Useful Information

The nearest well stocked supermarket is only 2 min walk away along my street Krisjana Barona and the main food market selling all the local produce is about 2 miles away by bus/taxi but on a every 2nd Saturday of the month the local Farmers market is held just less than 5 minutes walk away in Berga Bazara Courtyard.

Recommended local restaurants are Osiris Bistro that offers excellent food all day to late evening and also Gallary Istaba which is a combined art gallery with top quality home made cuisine served by a local celebrity chef ( approx cost £15 for 2 courses plus drinks) The best restaurant in town is Vincents run by Chef de Patron Martins Ritins it is about 20 minutes walk from my apartment 5 min by taxi where you can enjoy world class food and service for £60 per person. Banks and currency exchange are located all over the city but there is a currency exchange office 25 meters from my door.

The new state of art Galleria Riga shopping centre on Blaumana Street with the biggest roof top restaurant in Europe is less than 5 minutes walk away. The best views of the city can be seen from the top of the hotel Reval Latvia from its Penthouse bar which has a 360 degree view of the city. The old town has many historic buildings displaying the rich history of Riga from the mid 15c to modern day.

The architecture is strong evidence the Riga was one of the main cities in the Hanseatic league and consequently was popular with the rich and famous of the European and Russian aristocrats and merchant class. There are also many Gym and Yoga facilities within 5 minutes walk of the apartment.

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Availability & Rates

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Latvia Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer season
Aug 7 2014 - Aug 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
£120
£750
 
 
Autumn season
Sep 1 2014 - Dec 18 2014
3 night minimum stay
£90
£590
 
 
Festival season
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 15 2015
5 night minimum stay
£110
£720
 
 
Winter season
Jan 16 2015 - Apr 1 2015
3 night minimum stay
£80
£510
 
 
Easter holiday
Apr 2 2015 - Apr 7 2015
4 night minimum stay
£110
£720
 
 
Spring season
Apr 8 2015 - May 22 2015
3 night minimum stay
£90
£590
 
 
Summer season
May 23 2015 - Jun 18 2015
3 night minimum stay
£110
£720
 
 
Midsummer Festival
Jun 19 2015 - Jun 25 2015
5 night minimum stay
£120
£780
 
 
Summer season
Jun 26 2015 - Aug 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
£110
£720
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee £20
Notes The above rate is for 4 persons there is an extra charge of £25 a night for a 5th person using the sofa bed

A deposit of 50% is required on booking with the remaining 50% paid on arrival.

In the event of cancellation and the booking not being transfered to other dates then the following terms will apply:-

Non Arrival - deposit not refundable

Cancel within 7 days - 25% of deposit

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Latvia Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (semi-detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Historic
General:
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Sofa Bed
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
  • Two entrances to the bathroom. One via the master bedroom the second from the central living area. The bathroom has a heated floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , en suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , shared bathroom
    A sofa in the living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • The Master Bedroom has its own private access to the bathroom. Bedroom 2 access the bathroom by the central living area but can use the utility room toilet during the night. All linen is provided and there is a washing machine for towels and other items. The apartment has central heating but there are also extra portable radiators in all rooms
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • library
  • museums
  • water parks
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • rafting
Notes:
Smoking is possible on the landing outside the apartment The apartment is located on the 3rd floor and is accessed by about 40 internal steps.
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