Our pick of the best properties in newly crowned world’s most liveable city

It's the spiritual home of the croissant, and it's not in France. Welcome to the planet's new best place to live

Home city to an impressive selection of gentlemen, from Sigmund Freud to our good friend Christoph Waltz, the beautiful city of Vienna has proven itself to be a breeding ground for some of the world’s greatest creatives. It also inspired works by Mozart, Beethoven and Haydn.

An impressive cultural resume by any standard, and one which has helped earn Vienna the title of ‘Most Liveable City in the World’, as bestowed by the Economist — an award granted by taking into account factors also including stability, healthcare and the environment. For a depressing point of reference, London ranked 48th and New York 57th.

So, if you’re looking to relocate for greener pastures —scroll down to discover your new dream home.

For an architectural gem: Villa Lieblein

Our pick of the best properties in newly crowned world’s most liveable city

Located in one of the most prestigious villa districts of Vienna, Villa Lieblein is a historic building set amid a beautiful garden spanning more than a third of an acre. Built in 1924 as a private residence, and later used as an embassy, it is the only villa to be given the status of a heritage building in Vienna’s Cottage Quarter, an exclusive area replete with embassies and grand houses that dates to the Imperial period. Villa Lieblein enjoys a premier location in Döbling, one of the most attractive and architecturally significant districts in Vienna.

For skyline views: Penthouse on Innere Stadt

Our pick of the best properties in newly crowned world’s most liveable city

Perched atop a magnificent heritage building, this penthouse is set to be completed later this year, so it’s your chance to invest in a brand-new hot spot. Highlights of the home are a private rooftop pool, planted terraces and unrivaled views of the historic city of Vienna. All rooms have high-end technology, including heating and cooling, security, and multimedia facilities. Perfect for a luxurious slice of the city.

Our pick of the best properties in newly crowned world’s most liveable city

Penthouse on Innere Stadt

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For the royal treatment: The Grand Residence

Our pick of the best properties in newly crowned world’s most liveable city

The listed building simultaneously houses one of the famous 5-star-hotels in Vienna. All amenities of the international hotel industry-standard are included: Restaurants, Spa, Gym and a full-service package for residence-owners. One of the most impressive features here is the spacious, green rooftop terrace — the perfect spot from which to enjoy a summer evening overlooking the city.

For a modern classic: this former winery

Our pick of the best properties in newly crowned world’s most liveable city

This former winery dates back to the 19th Century and has been renovated into a beautiful family home. An elegant house comprising of upscale furnishings, modern technology, delicate craftsmanship, spacious layouts and high ceilings. Everything you could want from a family home in the city you’ll want to raise a family in.

For an exclusive postcode: this premium apartment

Our pick of the best properties in newly crowned world’s most liveable city

Vienna’s most exclusive residences are currently being created in a historic Ringstrasse palace in one of the best locations of Vienna and they are offering total privacy. Located in the centre of Vienna, and overlooking the oasis of the Stadtpark; this apartment is also within easy access of the  State Opera to enjoy on your Friday evenings.

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