17th century Riad, built by a wealthy Moroccan family and then restored for the first time late 18th as attested by the date appearing on the pediment of the large reception room, then finally, restored patiently (nearly 6 years) by its current owner.
Located in the heart of the historic district of the medina of Marrakesh, 2 steps from the Ben Youssef Medersa and surrounded by the most beautiful riads of the Medina, this riad offers a rare configuration.
Ground floor: majestically worked entrance, stuck lace worthy of the Ben Youssef Medersa. Entrance leading to a vestibule serving the main entrance of the riad and the entrance to the douirya.
Douirya is conceived as an intimate space for receiving or reading. Composed of a central courtyard covered by an imperial dome decorated with a fountain and opening onto a living room with fireplace consisting of a central room and its two symmetrical lounges and diametrically opposed (according to a classical architectural scheme). All in stucks and wood zouakés work of goldsmith! Always in the spirit of Ben Youssef Medersa (including ceiling heights, creepage distances to the sky …)
Main patio: 13X9m + corridors, more than 200m2 total. 4 squares of gardens (orange, yukas, banana trees …), central fountain made of Carrara marble: on the length, the passageways, covered, are arranged in lounges (2.5 X 16m on each side of the patio)
2 extraordinary salons, worthy of the most prestigious salons of the 17th century: one is 3,5 X 10 + b’hou interior and the other one is 2,5X10 + b’hou interior. More than 7m high ceilings. Ceilings, built as a cathedrale, made of cedar, wrought and painted.
Kitchen + small dining room for the staff, + reserve.
Little house merged into the main land title: to renovate: spaces for staff or guest rooms in addition. With service access and privatized porch. Around 60m2 on the ground floor and 60m2 upstairs.
Around the douirya: 1 master bedroom with bathroom and closets + desk or children’s room. 1 bedroom with bathroom
Covered living rooms around the patio
2 bedrooms with bathrooms (narrow: 1,6X12m): poss. 2 single beds
Majestic reception room (4X10m) + 2 rooms on both ends (possibility large bathroom and dressing room)
Coursive and toilets
Terrace: extraordinary, dominates the medina, very beautiful direct environment (raised terraces, patio gardens …) View Atlas, Koutoubia, all the medina. Toilets.