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    Jurmala, Rigas County,
    Latvia

    Jurmala, Rigas County, Latvia

    Ilze Mazurenko
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    The Benjamin House - unique property with a great history

    The Benjamin Houseis an extraordinary place that combines 20th-century history with architectural genius in a top location in front of the Baltic Sea. It is the finest residence in Jurmala, one of the top villas of the Baltic region. The history of Benjamin house is a microcosm of the history of Europe in the 20th Century. The Benjamin House was built in 1938 by the German architect (Innenarchitekt) Lange under a commission by Emilija Benjamin to develop a unique concept and build the most modern house on the Baltic coast. He created an architectural masterpiece, in which he used the concept of natural light within a neoclassical and modernistic frame to create a piece of art. The style of architecture and design is a mixture of neoclassical and modernistic styles, with art deco interior elements combining functionality, color and light. The house was declared a State Monument by Premier Krushchev in the 1950s and was used as a Soviet Presidential Residence and Guest House. Land size: just under one hectare, habitable total space about 1400 sq. m. plus a 350 sq. m. an attic that can beconverted. Located between Juras Street and the beach in the Mayori, with direct access to the beach, the grounds contain a beautiful rose garden and a broad expanse of manicured green lawn. The house has a magnificent direct view of the sea...

     
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    Amenities & Features

    • Listing Details
      • Property ID
        KM5WJV
      • Property type
        Single Family Homes
      • Marketed By
        Latvia Sotheby's International Realty
      • Status
        Available
      • Listing Price
        Price Upon Request
      • County
        Any Cities In Rigas County
    • Utilities & Building
      • Year Built
        1938
      • Lot Size Unit
        Acre(s)
      • Lot Size
        2.28
    • Interior
      • Amenities
        Billiards Room, Gardens, Terrace / Outdoor Space
      • Full Bathrooms
        3
      • Bedrooms
        6
    • Additional Features
      • Features
        Bay View, Scenic View