from the royal residence to the city of the XXI century
Wilanów is one of the southern districts of Warsaw. Formerly, it was associated with the royal residence, today rather with Miasteczko Wilanów – an estate, which is supposed to be the twenty-first-century project of an ideal city, which satisfies all the needs of its inhabitants.
Wilanów has been part of Warsaw since 1951. However, a sub-urban character of this district has been kept for a long time and it has been one of the least populated parts of the capital city. Currently, Wilanów is developing very dynamically - large spaces, greenery and silence have attracted the interest of developers. The dynamics of the real estate market is very high and is dominated by the primary market.
How do people live in Wilanów?
For the majority of Varsovians, Wilanów is associated with the residence of King Jan III Sobieski, the palace and park made available to visitors and with the monumental Temple of Providence. For the residents of the capital city, it is a perfect place for a weekend and for the school trips. However, for several years, it is also a great place to live. More and more people choose an apartment in Wilanów. Thanks to the dynamic development of the real estate market, the choice is very vast.
Why is it worth to live in Wilanów? Although it is formally a district of the capital city, Wilanów has retained the charm of a peaceful suburb. At the same time, this part of the capital city is perfectly connected with the city centre. 14 day and 4 night bus lines go to Wilanów. Most of them reach the metro station, which makes it easier for the passengers to get to the distant points of Warsaw. There is also a plan to develop a high-speed tram line.
A large number of recreational areas is definitely an advantage of Wilanow. First of all, there is a wide area of the Culture Park located in Powsin where tennis courts, gym, billiard, bowling club and fields for team games are located. In the area of the park, one can also find an outdoor pool and rental with sports equipment. There are some plans to build summer houses with accommodation places. It is a perfect place for a summer picnic! Whole Wilanow is extremely friendly to cyclists.
Wilanów has a shopping centre located at the Vogel square. What is more, residents of Wilanów can visit Sadyba Best Mall shopping centre with a cinema, which is located in the nearby district called Mokotów.
In the area of Wilanów, there are four public primary schools, two middle schools, Comprehensive Secondary School named after Stanisław Kostka as well as Private Polish Secondary School operating under the supervision of the above mentioned Comprehensive Secondary School. Wilanów also has Polish-English private school called Kid's Academy as well as the prestigious, Polish-German School of Meetings and Dialogue named after Willy Brandt. There is no shortage of private kindergartens and crèches, also with original educational programs.
Real asset market in Wilanów
Housing investments are concentrated in Miasteczko Wilanow. This estate is located between Przyczółkowa Street and Wilanowska Alley. It is an innovative estate built on the basis of the so-called "Masterplan", which is a modern continuation of a modernist estate. It is a well thought-out urban whole, which is supposed to satisfy all the needs of residents and thus to connect residential development with commercial-service infrastructure and educational infrastructure. The concept of Miasteczko Wilanów was developed by Guy C. Perry, a French-American urban planner, who took recreational and walking spaces as well as city squares into consideration. The project of this estate also includes public kindergarten, crèche and health centre. Spaces for office buildings were taken into account as well. Miasteczko Wilanow enjoys wide popularity, both in terms of purchase and rent of a flat. An Apartment in Miasteczko Wilanów is a good offer for the investor who is interested in a long-term rental intended, above all, for families with children.
Attention should be drawn to Dolce Villa apartments, which are located near the park in Powsin. These are cosy buildings referring to the single-family architecture, with spacious terraces and gardens. An interesting offer from the primary market is the Aura Park estate, which is composed of eight apartment complexes in the central part of Wilanów. They are kept in a simple and modernist style and are finished with wood and sandstone. The designer also took care of large spaces between buildings and greenery. Location is also an advantage - one needs about twenty minutes to reach the city centre. This place is perfect for families with children because of the well-developed infrastructure and silence, as well as a large number of recreational areas. For this reason, the purchase of a real estate in Wilanów is a great investment, because according to the analysts, the demand for apartments in this district will maintain on a stable level with a slight growing trend.