Apartments Saska Kępa
Europe in the heart of Warsaw
Despite its location at the same side of Vistula as Praga district, Saska Kępa is perceived as one of the most prestigious and luxurious places of Warsaw. Intimate villa developments surrounded with lush greenery allure diplomats, artists and people of culture. Cozy and quiet climate of Saska Kępa allows to take a breake from the noisy city, even if the city center is just 15 minutes away.
„To był maj, pachniała Saska Kępa” („It was May, the smell of Saska Kępa”) - these words, sung by Maryla Rodowicz, were written by excellent poet, Agnieszka Osiecka who remained connected to the district for all of her life. Unique climate of Saska Kępa has been attracting artists, writers and intellectuals since the interwar period. It has also been place of residence for numerous diplomats working in embassies which exceptional number can be found in this very area. Spain, Malaysia, Latvia, Georgia and many other countries have decided to place their diplomatic posts.
Saska Kępa is located at the right side of the Vistula river, yet it has great connection to the city center: Poniatowski Bridge (Most Poniatowskiego) lets every vehicle owner, as well as users of public means transportat, to quickly reach the city center. Streetcars will take anyone straight to Złote Tarasy (Golden Terraces) mall even in the rush hours. Saska Kępa has great bus connections with many parts of the city. There is also subway line two station nearby the National Stadium, just a few steps behind the boundaries of Saska Kępa.
Saska Kępa is a biker-friendly area. Volume of traffic on many streets of the district is usually low, and bike lanes stretch along the main roads.
Why to live in Saska Kępa?
Saska Kępa resembles a tiny European town – modernist architecture and villas with gardens, alleys lined with little cafes or shops with many years of tradition which were there since forever. It is a great place for families with children, who seek for a break from the city rush, but still live nearby, as well as for those who search for prestigious location and exquisite architecture. There is no wonder why properties in this very area gain more and more attention of potential buyers.
Since Saska Kępa has always been a district associated with artists and the intellectuals, there should be, and there is, a vast range of educational and cultural institutions. Saska Kępa has two bilingual public schools. Private high school and French language middle school provide high level of quality education, as well do prestigious International Trilingual School Ecole Antoine de Saint-Exupery (Antoine de Saint-Exupery School) where teaching skills are acquired in two or three languages: Polish, English and/or French. School offers also pre-school education in form of nursery and kindergarten.
Proximity of nature and leisure areas entices people to choose Saska Kępa as their place of residence. The largest green area of the district is historic Skaryszewski Park where one can enjoy sailing on Kamionkowskie Lake (Jeziorko Kamionkowskie) in the Summer.
Shops and service facilities are also integral for the atmosphere of Saska Kępa. There have still remained craft workshops and shops with many years of family tradition, so unusual for Warsaw nowadays. „Saska Kępa hype” has also encouraged young business persons to open their boutiques, cafes and restaurants there. Main street of the district is a vibrant Francuska street.
Saska Kępa is a district of very special character – it is one of a very few places in Warsaw free from tower-block housing estates which did not manage to appear here after the war. Only cozy, low-building architecture remained: villas, tenement houses, modern apartment buildings. Purchasing a property in the area may be exceptionally difficult, since the number of people interested in buying noticeably exceeds the number of free apartments on the market. If any property happens to be available, it usually meets the needs of private persons as well as investors who seek for a property for rental purposes. The latter, due to the prestige of the district, is extremely efficient. There are always some professionals, diplomats or expats who would like to live in the area.
Sometimes there appear unusual rental offers of refurbished attics adapted for residential purposes as lofts or spacious apartments with mezzanines. Some apartments are composed of two or more joint smaller ones. Primary market offers most of all high-standard apartments.
Villa Onyx is an intimate apartment building which style refers to the modernist architecture of Saska Kępa's Art Nouveau. Spacious, high premises are perfectly lightened with natural light thanks to the use of large wooden windows. Natural materials used for Villa Onyx finishing works are its another advantage. Located in the very close proximity of Skaryszewski Park, the Villa makes an interesting choice to all who would like to either live, or conduct rental or hotel business in Saska Kępa.
Another apartment building worth mentioning is Londyńska 5 apartment house. This intimate, just three-storey building of the higher standard. All the apartments are equipped with smart house-control system which allows to adjust temperature or light via mobile device.
Apartments of higher standards can also be found in the offer of Willa Saska Kępa located next to the Skaryszewski Park and Francuska street. This cozy building consists of only 9 apartments and draws attention thanks to its exceptional granite, sandstone and wooden elements.