Immerse yourself in the rich history and artistic ambiance of Sololaki neighborhood with this charming apartment, conveniently located near Freedom Square.
This 90 m2 apartment holds the echoes of bygone eras within its walls. Step inside to discover a spacious bedroom, a cozy living room, a vintage kitchen, and a stylish bathroom. The apartment’s charm lies in its preservation of original features, including hand-painted and plastered ceiling decorations from the 1910s, an elegant marble fireplace, and a kitchen cabinet that dates back to the 1970s.
From the bedroom balcony, you can gaze out upon Ingorokva Street and the lush 19th-century garden that graces the opposite side. Accessible via a central entrance hall and an open wooden gallery, the apartment resides on the building’s second floor.
The three-story neo-baroque edifice that houses this apartment was constructed at the close of the 19th century, making it one of the most noteworthy structures on Ingorokva Street. Neo-baroque architecture, with its opulent details, was a popular choice for grand residences and official buildings of the era.
The building’s main façade boasts intricate sculptural embellishments, including female sculptures, garlands, cartouches, keystones, and figures of Atlantes proudly holding brackets aloft.
Upon entering, you’ll find an ornate entrance hall, naturally lit by a skylight window, adorned with elements of classical order and wood paneling. The building also features a terraced inner courtyard. On this side, the house is adorned with wooden balconies and glass windows, paying homage to local architectural traditions.
This historic building has seen its fair share of notable residents. In 1919-1921, it served as the home for the first British mission in the South Caucasus, led by Sir Oliver Wardrop, a British diplomat, traveler, and translator. He and his sister Marjory Wardrop, a scholar and translator, were avid champions of Georgia’s culture and literature.
Over the years, this house has also hosted prominent figures such as Georgian philologist, historian, and publicist Pavle Ingorokva, Georgian painter Irakli Gamrekeli, and Soviet composer Mikael Tariverdiev.
Today, this building is a cherished cultural heritage monument, a testament to the enduring allure of Tbilisi’s historic charm. This property is available for rent, with a minimum lease duration of 7 months, offering an exclusive opportunity to dwell in a piece of living history.