Barcelona: commercial recording studio property for sale (non-residential)

£459,999

About the Property

Freehold €500,000 price includes the two consoles, the main monitoring systems (Genelec 1035 and Quested), the Protools System and the wiring installation. The remainder of the equipment is available by separate negotiation.

A total floor area of just over 300m² (3,230 sq ft)
Professional recording studio construction of a very high calibre
Sound isolation & acoustic treatment
Air-conditioning throughout
Lots of natural light
Free parking
5 minutes from town centre. Close to Airport
Location recording, both analogue & digital mastering
Two professional studios, long established with experienced technical and management staff. Neve VR Legend and D&R Octagon
Studio 1 Control Room
The control Room, 55 m2 (600 sq ft), features natural lighting and air-conditioning. The acoustic treatment is done with RPG Difussors. Being a new construction, designed to be a recording studio, has resulted in a room with optimal acustic conditions.
The main monitoring are Genelec 1035A, which combined with excelent acoustics create the maximum level ambience when mixing projects. This studio is completely fitted to make 5.1 mixes for films and Music DVDs.
The mixing desk is a Neve VR60 Legend with flying faders, total recall and dynamics per channel. The desk is routinely maintained by Neve technicians.
The recording system is Protools HD3 accel with 32 inputs and 48 ouputs using Apogee and Digidesign 96 I/0 converters.
All equipment that produces any kind of noise is situated in an independent machine room outside de control room.
Additional equipment:
A T.C. Electronic System 6000 with 24/96 converters
Lexicon PCM 91
Millenia Media STT1
DBX 165A
TLAudio C1
Etc.
Studio 1 Live Room
The recording area is over 90 m² (1,000 sq ft) and is made up of four separate areas with differing acoustics.
All of the rooms are air-conditioned. The main room has a surface area of 65m² (700 sq ft) and it is 5m (16 ft) high.
A large window provides natural light and a beautiful view of the neighbouring woods. The acoustic design has been carried out from scratch by an acoustic designer, without any restrictions on space.
This room is equipped with RPG acoustic diffusors. Both the natural light and size of the studio make for a very pleasant working environment, with excellent acoustics to record anything from classical music (chamber orchestras, choirs, etc.) to more modern styles (big bands, jazz, blues, pop-rock and so on).Glass doors lead from the main room into the three other rooms, which are also interconnected. They are equipped with RPG diffusors and range from the liveliest acousts of the largest room the driest acoustic atmosphere of the smallest.
Having four independent rooms enables session recording so that all the components of the band can record simultaneously, which is a highly recommended way of getting good results.

Studio 1 has a large living room with TV, Hi-Fi Stereo, DVD, Playstation 2, internet connected PC, kitchen, fridge, microwave etc.

Studio 2 Control Room
The control Room, 55 m2 (1,000 sq ft), features natural lighting and air-conditioning. The acoustic treatment utilises RPG Difussors. Being a new construction, specifically designed to be a recording studio, has resulted in a room with optimal acustic conditions.
The main monitoring is done with 2 triamplified Quested HQ 210 triamplificats which combined with excelent acoustics create the maximum level ambience when mixing projects.
The mixing console is an analog D&R Octagon dual line 80 channels, digitally controlled, with total recall, moving faders, and automation.
The recording system is a Protools HD2 with 32 inputs and 32 outputs using Digidesign 96 I/O and RME converters. All equipment that produces any kind of noise is situated in an independent machine room separate from the control room.
This studio is totally compatible with Studio 1, allowing productions to begin in any of the studios and be continued in the other if required.
Studio 2 Live Room
This air-conditioned Live Room is about 50m² (1,000 sq ft) in a single area.
The acoustic design has been carried out by Benjamin Gonzalez from Audiosintesis.
The room is equipped is RPG acoustic diffusors. A large glass window provides the live room with natural lighting and a splendid view to the nearby forest. The excellent acoustics of the room with the natural lighting result in a nice room to work.

Studio2 has a livingroom with TV, Hi-Fi stereo, DVD and microwave.

ADDITIONAL FEATURES
Wide service area with natural light and air-conditioning.
A wide lobby with a living room, coffee, drinks and food machines.
ACCOMMODATION
There are several accommodation options nearby, including youth hostels, rural gueshouses and hotels.
All accommodation facilities are located at a maximum of 15 minutes from the studio.