Charlottenburg District: the splendor and sophistication of West Berlin
Charlottenburg is one of the most fashionable and sought-after areas of the German capital, and the legendary Kurfürstendamm boulevard serves as its hallmark. On Kurfürstendamm boulevard there are restaurants, pastry shops and coffee shops, boutiques of world famous designers, jewelry and watch salons, shopping centers, shops and department stores. Among the residents are wealthy Berliners and foreigners, politicians, cultural and scientific figures. The average age of Berliners living in this area is about 45 years. There are about 29.2% of foreigners here, the unemployment rate is one of the lowest in Berlin and amounts to 10.7%. Charlottenburg has a special place in the life of Berlin. He is rich in history and outstanding personalities who created and lived here. The heart of the area is Kurfürstendamm Boulevard.
Charlottenburg has everything for a great stay. Charlottenburg Palace with an excellent park and lake, Grunewald forest, where you can stroll along the lake and have a look at a cup of coffee in the Hunter’s Palace. The oldest department store in Europe – KaDeWe, opened in 1907, it still attracts customers from all over the world as a “magnet”. Several floors with luxury goods – a gastronomic department with delicacies for every taste.
In Charlottenburg there are historical buildings of the late 19th – early 20th century. New buildings here are no exception, but given the limited number of available plots, the demand and status of the area, apartments are sold out very quickly. It is Charlottenburg that ranks first in popularity among foreigners who want to invest in residential real estate in the German capital.
Charlottenburg is famous for its historical attractions, such as the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church (Gedächtniskirche), Berlin Zoo, and Charlottenburg Palace with a picturesque park. Charlottenburg and its palace and park ensemble is a significant architectural monument of the early 18th century. Demand for housing here is far ahead of supply. Purchase: the average cost per square meter is about 6.100 euros. It is possible to rent residential property for 15.87 euros / m² per month.
The Charlottenburg and Wilmersdorf Districts make up the central part of West Berlin and smoothly flow into one another. In an area with developed infrastructure, living is a pleasure. The area has cultural and scientific institutions, galleries, cozy restaurants and cafes, a large number of bio-shops, which indicates the viability of the area. Very convenient and well-developed infrastructure: several branches of the city train S-Bahn and subway U-Bahn, bus stops. All types of buildings are represented in the District: historic houses of the early 20th century, modern new buildings with underground parking and concierge service, spot development of the 60s and 70s. The central street of the District is Wilmersdorfer Straße. This is the very first pedestrian street in Berlin with shops, cafes, shopping centers and fitness clubs. The price of real estate in Wilmersdorf is around 4.530 euros / m².
Grunewald: colony of historic villas
Grunewald is a prestigious village of luxury villas and modern townhouses. The District got its name due to the proximity of the forest of the same name with picturesque lakes and a walking forest park zone. Grunewald is luxure style life. Wealthy Germans and foreigners live here. Thanks to its ideal location, you can be on Kurfürstendamm boulevard in 5 to 7 minutes. Today, the area is considered one of the most prestigious and expensive.