10179 Berlin, Mitte

Living in the avant-garde building “Taut-Haus” on the “Engelbecken” 2 rooms – large balcony – over 4m high ceilings

  • 58 sqm
  • 2 rooms
  • 450.000 €

Property description

Living in the avant-garde building “Taut-Haus” on the “Engelbecken”: 2 rooms – large balcony – over 4m high ceilings The „Taut“ building on the “Engelbecken” has been constructed as a South/West oriented corner building and is grouped around two closed yards. Built between 1927 and 1932, the complex is a prime example for the avantgarde architecture of the 1930ties. The six-story building has been built in armored concrete with natural stone façade and large windows. During word war II the complex has been heavily damaged and thus had to be reconstructed in the following years. The originally dark façade has been replaced by a white shell chalk tiles. After the reunification in 1990 the building has been used by the workers union ver.di. In 1992 the building has been declared a historic monument. From 2010 the complex has been remodeled into a residential property and the single units were sold to single owners. The famous architect Paul Ingenbleek focused on the preservation of the avant-garde design and its’ various typical elements. The massive wall, concrete structures and the typical ceiling constructions. With the lightening concept and the concrete flooring in the stairwells a modern interpretation of the timeless architecture has been created. The here offered apartment is located on the 1st floor of the rear building and has a beautiful view on the quiet second yard. The generous ceiling heights of approximately 4 meters, exposed concrete elements and the large aluminum windows give distinction to this extravagant city apartment. The minimalistic interior design is complemented by black sockets and switches and oak parquet. On approximately 57 m² the apartment convinces through its efficient and open floor plan. The hallway offers enough space for a floor to ceiling closet and opens up to the large living room with built-in kitchen. The kitchen will be sold with the apartment. The large, East-facing balcony is connected to the living-room and invites for a nice breakfast in the sun. The bedroom offers space for a large bed and a office table. The daylight bathroom is equipped with a shower and has connection for the washing machine. The apartment can be reached be elevator. There is a storage in the basement that belongs to the apartment. The building is connected tot he district heating.

Equipment/Features

- 2 rooms - 58 sqm - Historic monument "Taut"-building - Complete refurbishment between 2010 and 2015 - Over 4 m high ceilings - Armoured concrete - Large windows with aluminum windows - Large living/dining room with built-in kitchen - Hallway with space for a large closet - East-facing balcony - Storage in the basement

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Location

The location of the building is historically very interesting: embedded between the districts Kreuzberg and Mitte, only a few steps away from the former Berlin wall, the building overlooks the picturesque “Engelbecken”. The extensively reconstructed public parc in front of the building stretches from “Michaelkirchplatz” over “Oranienplatz” to “Böcklerpark”. Various shopping possibilities are close by: Everything is reachable by foot from bio markets to the weekly market in “Markthalle 9”. Restaurants, Cafés and clubs are located around Oranienburger Straße, Lausitzer Platz and Schesisches Tor. The connection to public transport it very convenient as well. The metro stations Heinrich-Heine Straße (U8) and Schlesisches Tor (U1) are reachable by foot and various bus lines are close by as well. From the railway station Ostbahnhof you will reach the airport quickly.

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