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Which Paris home will the world’s most expensive footballer choose?
Neymar recently became the world’s most expensive footballer with his €220 million transfer to Paris Saint Germain. As he makes the move from Madrid to Paris, Paris Property Group presents several luxury properties that might interest him.
At 25 years of age, Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior has shattered the world transfer fee record, more than doubling the €90 million set last year in another big name transfer. A big part of the preparation for moving to Paris is finding a new place to live, and with a reported package worth $93 million in salary and endorsements, he’ll be spoilt for choice. Here are a few of Paris Property Group’s own properties that might be of interest.
Eiffel Tower Orsay Mansion, 4 bedrooms, 7th arrondissement: €4,950,000
This 254 m2 property a stone’s throw from the Musee d’Orsay, Eiffel Tower and other landmarks will give the 25-year-old the quintessential luxury Paris experience. Four bedrooms will more than accommodate him, his son and other family members.
High ceilings, intricately detailed cornices, Persian rugs and a stunning living room (pictured above) perfect for family gatherings combine to make this an attractive proposition.
Rue Benjamin Franklin Apartment, 4 bedrooms, 16th arrondissement: €3,900,000
A 15-minute drive to his new club’s stadium, this superb 4-bed, 3-bath apartment next to Trocadero ticks all the boxes. It is slightly smaller than the Orsay Mansion, at 234 m2, but offers fantastic living space and plenty of natural light.
Herringbone wood parquet and marble floors throughout, with fireplaces and classic moldings, combine a historic charm with modern amenities. It is on the 4th floor (with an elevator) and a short walk from various luxury shopping areas and landmarks.
Hoche apartment, 5 bedrooms, 8th arrondissement: €6,750,000
This apartment offers views of the Arc de Triomphe and the Parc Monceau, one of Paris’ most beautiful parks. The 400 m2 residence also has access to a private botanical garden, while a game room would be perfect for his son and younger guests.
Its location on the 4th floor and corner of the building give it windows all around, allowing for plenty of natural light to populate the large residence. Separate bedrooms adjoining the game room are perfect for receiving large groups of guests.
Rue Grenelle apartment, 3 bedrooms, 7th arrondissement: €10,500,000
This recently renovated triplex sits in an 18th-century building with elevator and has been recently renovated to a superb standard. A huge living room with windows on either side, ebonized herringbone wood parquet floors and a stone fireplace encapsulate high-end Paris living.
The kitchen boasts a Lacanche range and hood, stone counter-tops, immaculate wood cabinets and massive round topped windows. This would be the one for Neymar to really turn into a home should he wish to stay in Paris long-term.
Rue Phalsbourg Apartment, 3 bedrooms, 17th arrondissement: €3,710,000
This 237 m2 apartment would give the Brazilian the best access from Paris to his club’s training ground, currently located in the suburb of Saint-Germain-en-Laye to the west of the city. It also has easy access to the Park Monceau, and its colorful furnishing and interior would be perfect for having a young family.
The most technologically advanced property presented thus far, this abode has underfloor heating and air cooling systems, surround sound, separate wifi connections in each room and readily-installed cable TV.
Neymar, if you’re reading this, call us! We’ll help you find the perfect place in Paris.
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