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Real Estate

How Expensive Is Expensive in Moscow?
By Valeria Cheshko
Everybody in Moscow likes to talk about how expensive it is to live here. Passport Magazine decided to put the gossip to the test. We asked some of the leading real estate agencies in the city to show us examples of what there is on offer if money is no object.

Arbat Area. $26 million

For this price one gets to live right next to the American ambassador, in a 601 sq.m. duplex apartment on the 6th and 7th floors of a 7-storey building built in 1915. The apartment has wonderful views from the windows, facing three different sides, and the ceilings are 3.8 metres high. There is an inner courtyard to the building which is designed in a classic style, with a façade adorned by Italian sculptures, a marble and granite interior, and external entrance doors made of exotic woods.
Available through Penny Lane Realty.

Ostozhenka Area. $18.6 million

A penthouse with a terrace in an elite residential complex. The area is known as an oasis of peace and quiet in the historical city centre of Moscow. The penthouse has 6 rooms and a good-size kitchen. There is a large swimming pool, as well as a fitnesscentre, sauna, and a childrens play area.
Available through Penny Lane Realty.

Hamovniki-Plushikha Area. $15million

A truly king-size penthouse 744 sq.m. with 7 rooms in a new 5-storey elite residential house. Impressive panoramic views onto Vorobyovy Gory and Moscow State University, Novodevichiy Monastery, and the Moscow River. Ceilings are up to 5 metres high. The terrace is 238 sq.m.
Available through Penny Lane Realty.

Krimsky Val Area. $12.1million

A 440 sq.m. apartment with 6 rooms in Kopernick House. Wonderful views of the Kremlin and the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. Kopernick House is situated in the historical city centre of Moscow. This apartment has been designed by the architectural studio Natal of S.B. Tkachenko, and its two huge round sun-windows are framed with mosaics and are easily recognizable from the street.
Available through Penny Lane Realty.

Bolshaya Gruzinskaya Area. $3.8million

A 250sq.m. apartment in a new elite residential building. It has a unique and elegant design, is fully furnished, and interior details include a fireplace and a jacuzzi. There is underground parking available.
Available through Evans.


Arbat Area. $3.4 million

A bright two-level apartment in a prerevolution apartment building in the historical city centre of Moscow. It has 250 sq.m. of floor space and a 100 sq.m. terrace with a view onto the Arbat. The apartment has just recently been completely renovated, has heated floors and a real fireplace.
Available through Evans.

Andreyevskaya Naberezhnaya Area. $3.25million

A 450 sq.m. apartment in a new elite building in Neskuchny Sad, right on the Moscow River embankment. It has underground parking and is guarded by militarized security.
Available through Evans.


Pushkinskaya Ploshad Area. $1.5million

An historical apartment with a superb view and elements of the original interior design, situated on the top fl oor of a Stalinist building. The total floor area is 150 sq.m., with windows facing three different sides, four rooms, a big kitchen and a large bathroom. Ceilings are 4 metres high. There are 2 balconies and also a garage in the courtyard.
Available through Evans.

Povarskaya Street Area. Price On Application

A 360 sq.m. duplex apartment on the 7th and last floor of an historical mansion block. The area is considered to be one of the best in Moscow. There is a possibility to install a terrace on the roof.
Available through Intermark.







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