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Lisbon palace to restore

Sotheby’s International Realty Portugal has launched Quinta das Águias, an 18th century palace in the heart of Lisbon, to the market.

Situated between Rua da Boa Hora and Rua da Junqueira, it was built by Manuel Lopes Bicudo and later acquired by D. Diogo de Mendonça Corte-Real, State Secretary of the Navy and Overseas Affairs of King Joseph I of Portugal, in 1731.

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The property has 11,369 sq m of living space and incorporates a Palace (Quinta das Àguias Palace), a chapel covered with rare tiles and an altarpiece of Quillard and a 6,788 sq m garden.

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With four floors, 24 rooms, 10 bathrooms and five parking spaces, the magnificent Quinta das Águias Palace was known in its day for its extravagant balls and is regarded as one of the forgotten architectural treasures of the Portuguese capital.

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Price guide: €20 million