Large, impressive and beautifully renovated cortijo with a total of 6-7 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms (plus one toilet), further outbuildings include a workshop, garage and viewing area, which just need finishing and can be easily converted for further accommodation or storage. On a lower level we find the stables for horses with full permission from authorities. Water rights to spring water. Balsa (water storage) to store the water. The property sits on a plot of just over 4 hectares (41287 m2) which is on different levels and is situated in a privileged location with breathtaking views of the valley and stunning mountain landscape including the beautiful hilltop of " La Muela", just under 4 minutes drive or a 15 minute walk from the beautiful hillside village of Velez-Blanco with its Renaissance castle at the very top.
Total build area: 495 m2 plus the stables.
Land size: 41287 sqm.
Set over two floors, The cortijo has been renovated to a high standard with quality materials. The ground floor keeps many of the original features of a typical Andalucian Cortijo such as attractive beamed ceilings and terracotta tiled floors, however the renovation brings warmth and modern comfort with under floor heating throughout the downstairs, wooden floors and central heating radiators throughout the upper floor.
A private country lane off a tarmac road leads to the rear and to the side of the property with ample parking area for several cars.
The home is distributed over two floors and comprises: Spacious entrance hall, to the front good size larder-storage room, to the left an archway leads to the large quality and fully fitted open plan kitchen with semi-circle kitchen island, granite worktops, gas hob and electrical appliances (2 ovens, a microwave and a bean to coffee coffee machine), spacious dining area, massive lounge-diner with door out to the front of the property; off the lounge to the right we find a living room with log burner (which can be bedroom 7), also off the lounge to the far end is another cosy living room with log burner and archway leading to bedroom 6. From the entrance hall to the front there is an L-shape hallway which connects through an archway with the lounge-diner. Where there is a downstairs toilet and next door a utility room. Also from this hallway a staircase leads up to the upper level arriving to the upstairs landing.
Upper level: To the right we find an airy living room providing access to 3 double bedrooms, one of them with an en-suite shower room. Returning to the landing there is a built in airing cupboard and a separate storage cupboard. To the front a short hallway leads to the right, to a modern family bathroom with a corner shower and free standing bath, opposite is a further large double bedroom. To the side with views to ‘La Muela’ we find the master bedroom, impressive in size with separate dressing room, leading to a modern and spacious shower room.
Attached to the house to one of its sides there is a traditional wood-fired bread oven and a large room which has not been renovated yet.
To the side of the home there are unfinished large outbuildings, currently used as a workshop, garage and viewing area, which could be further accommodation or storage area
Finally, below the cortijo are the horse stables fully licensed from authorities with plenty of flat land around the stables on terraces.
There is no pool but on a lower level there is a balsa (large open water tank storage) which could be converted into a pool. Also there is a natural spring within the boundaries that in good rainy years has water.
Mains water and electricity are connected.
Internet, Telephone and Satellite TV are available for connection from local suppliers.
The property enjoys full privacy and quietness.
This beautiful country house sits on a plot of 41287 sq. metres of land. Land is on different levels with mainly mature olive trees surrounding the house and just open land on the lower levels around the horse stables.
Excellent access being all tarmac and located in a beautiful setting, just at the foot of Sierra Maria with breathtaking views of the Sierra Maria-Los Velez natural park.
The property is situated only 3-4 minutes drive from the picturesque town of Velez-Blanco and 15 minutes drive from the larger town of Velez-Rubio. In Velez-Blanco are all the necessary amenities, supermarket, bars, restaurants, health services, chemist, etc. Velez-Blanco is in the border of the Sierra Maria-Los Velez natural park with endless of preserved nature all around. The city of Lorca with a large open air shopping centre is 40 minutes drive.
The property is an hour drive from the coastal towns of Aguilas and San Juan de Los Terreros. The Golf resorts of Lorca Golf Resort and Mundo Aguilon Golf Resort are just 45 minutes from the property.
It is a wonderful property in the countryside, yet close to amenities, with lots of potential, ideal for a passionate family with horses, or want to set up a holiday business, or a horse riding centre, or as an ideal huge extended family home; there are many possibilities that this property offers, so we recommend a visit, to appreciate, both the house itself and the wonderful surroundings where it is located.
Property is sold unfurnished.