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A palace of modernist style of the early twentieth century in Navia (Asturias). Find out an architectural gem

On this occasion, the house of the week brings us to Puerto de Vega in Navia, one of the most charming fishing villages in Asturias. Old whaling port, there Jovellanos died and there are preserved the battlements that defended it in other times. The options are many. See download the fishing boats, a walk through the Baluarte, visit the curious ethnographic museum, or climb up to the chapel of the Virgin of the Watchtower to enjoy the views.

Although the coast of Navia is not very extensive, the council has six beaches of which the most important are those of Frejulfe and Barayo. The first, declared a natural monument, is the largest, with about 800 meters in length. A space of high ecological value in which you can also enjoy the bath. The one of Barayo, already in the limit with the council of Valdés, is one of the wildest and spectacular of Asturias, classified as a natural reserve of the Biosphere, to which only can be acceded on foot.

The house of the week is an authentic architectural gem commissioned by a native-immigrant from the area who returned to his homeland after making his fortune in Mexico. Built-in 1930 by a famous architect and painter from Oviedo, and rebuilt in 1998, it is a magnificent example of the palace houses of the modernist style of the early twentieth century. This luxury mansion in Asturias is a real find. Located in an area that stands out for its rugged coastline, mountain landscapes. This beautiful house is located in a rural village of Navia near the fishing port of Puerto de Vega.

Its design highlights the two asymmetric towers of its main facade and attached to these semicircular structures topped by a balustrade. In the front part of the central body of the construction, in front of the main door, the access is made under iron pergolas covered with vegetation. The exterior cladding is plastered and painted with a profusion of decorative elements and the roofs are inclined with wooden structure and slate roof, all this gives the construction great harmony. The structure is made of natural stone masonry load-bearing walls and wooden beams. Inside, there is a remarkable central patio roofed with marble pillars in one piece and a corridor on the first floor that serves as a distributor.

The house with a constructed area of 1,000 m² on four floors is distributed as follows: semi-basement with garage for 3 cars and service areas. Main floor with four rooms, patio columns, two stairs, toilet, kitchen, cellar and dining room. The first floor with a corridor open to the central patio that distributes four bedrooms, two dressing rooms, two terraces and two bathrooms. The second floor has a living room, three bedrooms and a bathroom. On the third floor, we find a turret and a terrace.

The construction is surrounded by 5,000 m² of gardens with a profusion of vegetation and ornamental trees, in one of the areas of the garden were the old stables that have now been converted into a 100 m² fully glazed living room with a wood-burning oven and is ideal for holding meetings and events. Its privileged location, in the eastern part of Asturias and less than 7 km from the fishing village Luarca is another attraction.

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