Why rent an apartment in the neighbourhood of Comillas, Madrid?
If you rent an apartment in Comillas, you will be able to enjoy the special charm of a residential neighbourhood on the banks of the Manzanares River.
Comillas is one of the neighbourhoods in the district of Carabanchel, which lies in the south of Madrid. Its boundaries are Río Manzanares to the north; Puente de Prague and Paseo de Santa María de la Cabeza to the east; Plaza de Fernández Ladreda (also known as Plaza Elíptica) to the south; and Calle de Antonio Leyva to the west.
In between Calle de Antonio Leyva and Calle de Baleares you will find a small park, and this is where the neighbourhood got its name from. The very popular Calle de Antonio López is parallel to the Río Manzanares, and it has various shops, bars, and restaurants.
La glorieta del Marqués de Vadillo (a roundabout) can be found in the utmost northwest, and it is located opposite of Puente de Toledo, where, weather permitting, you can enjoy a terrace at its nice bars.
The area is well-connected by bus and metro, with the stops of Marqués de Vadillo and Plaza Elíptica, and the neighbourhood is located next to motorway M-30 and highway A-42. The last one links Madrid with Toledo.
If you want to rent an apartment in the district of Carabanchel and you are looking for a peaceful area with shopping zones and services to live in, then the neighbourhood of Comillas could be your ideal location.
Discover the neighbourhood of Comillas with ShMadrid
Comillas is one of the most complete neighbourhoods in Madrid, and it is located in the south of the city.
Comillas is one of the most commercial areas in the district of Carabanchel, and it has many incentives for anyone who wants to live here, especially if you are looking for an exhaustive neighbourhood for you and your family.
The area is well-connected by bus, and it can also be easily reached by private vehicle.
The neighbourhood of Comillas had 23,279 residents in 2012, and in the last few years, there has actually been a decrease in population numbers. If you compare its residents with the population of the rest of Madrid, the average age of 45 to 50 years is considerably older. It is definitely the highest in the district.
The percentage of immigrants in the neighbourhood is also above the city's average, although with 19.44% of its population, it is among the lowest in the district.
What to see in the neighbourhood of Comillas in Madrid
There is a park in Comillas, and this is where the neighbourhood’s name is derived from. The park is located between Calle de Antonio de Leyva and Calle de Baleares, and it can be accessed from both streets.
Another, smaller but still interesting park can be found near Marqués de Jura Real, and it connects with Paseo de Santa María de la Cabeza, but there is also a bridge that crosses this big road that leads into the district of Usera.
Other places to stay in the district of Carabanchel are: