We are pleased to offer a this larger than average, quality build and uniquely designed traditional Spanish cortijo . 2 storey 5-6 bed 5 bath, with detached garage, workshop, carport, 9m x 4m pool, a beautiful "Dome", enclosed beautiful courtyard, fly-free BBQ area-summer kitchen, wood shed, and further storage areas plus a polytunnel to grow vegetables; established landscaped mostly to gravel gardens around the house, oil-fired central heating. The property sits on a huge plot of over 3 hectares (the house and garden is totally fenced and gated) with olive, almond and fig trees, with really amazing views to the beautiful surrounding scenery with thousands of almond trees. Situated in a fantastic location, surrounded by a few other villas within walking distance, and just 5 minutes drive from a bar-restaurant and the A92 Murcia-Granada motorway. The nearest towns are the market towns of Puerto Lumbreras and Velez-Rubio which are 15 minutes drive. 15 minutes from the large Lorca Hospital, 20 minutes from the city of Lorca and the outdoor "Parque Almenara" shopping centre, 45 minutes from the seaside town of Aguilas with its blue flag beaches, and 60 minutes from the International airport of Murcia.
The house in total has 449 sq. m. of accommodation + outbuildings (57 m2) + garage (27 m2) + patio /courtyard/porch (42 m2)
Size of the plot: 32444 sq. m.
Council tax (IBI): Around 780 euro. Paid yearly.
Mains water and electric, internet, phone, oil-fired central heating, log burners in lounge and kitchen and also a healthy private well within the grounds. There is a big deposito for water storage.
Excellent access off a tarmac road with just 300 mts of dirt track in excellent condition.
Double gates open to the front and to the side of the property, fully enclosed by low walls and laid to gravel parking area, leading to garage and carport.
Originally there were 2 houses. The current owners designed this house themselves which was built in 2002/2003. It is a quality build with double brick and cavity wall insulation, with metalbeams throughout for added strength.
The property comprises:-
Downstairs: Entrance hall, to the front storeroom, to the left a door opens to a very spacious lounge-living room with log burner, off the lounge is a study (which can be a further bedroom). From the lounge double doors lead to a large fully enclosed garden room to the back of the property. From the garden room is a door leading out to the rear terrace holding the swimming pool.
Returning to entrance hall, to the right door leading to the massive country kitchen-diner with log burner, then double doors from the kitchen lead to a hall. From the hall there is access to a double bedroom to the right, the enclosed garden room to the left, and shower room and utility room (which also houses the central heating equipment) to the front. From the utility room is a door out to rear enclosed square patio/courtyard which is next to the pool.
Upper floor: A marble staircase from the entrance/hall leads to spacious upper hall which lead to 4 large, airy bedrooms, 3 of which have Juliet balconies and all 4 have en-suite bathrooms.
To the side of the house there is a carport, adjoining garage currently used as a workshop, and detached store room.
From the same side of the house and next to the carport is a pedestrian gate which gives access to the beautiful and large, square patio/courtyard mostly tiled which is to the rear of the house, ideal for relaxing and entertaining. Immediately after you enter in the courtyard, to the right is a fly-free BBQ area; following the patio round to the right we arrive to a pedestrian gate which opens to a small patio with a storeroom to one side and a wood shed to the other.
Returning to the large square courtyard, to the left another gate leads to the massive terraced area enclosed by low walls which holds the 9m x 4m swimming pool surrounded by a large tiled terrace. To the end of the pool terrace a short walk lead to "The Dome", a circular small and beautifully decorated building with colorful flooring and dome-type ceiling. There is also a pergola to one side of the pool with a ping-pong table.
From one side of the pool terrace a gate leads a polytunnel with plum trees and a grapevine. 2 raised beds can be used to grow vegetables.
Surrounding the home, landscaped gardens with a variety of plants, shrubs and flowers.
This beautiful property sits on a massive plot of 32444 sq m of land, mostly planted with mature almond trees.
Quiet, really stunning views to the surrounding mountains and countryside, and with neighbours within walking distance. A perfect rural location, yet only 5 minutes drive from a bar-restaurant and the A92 Murcia-Granada motorway. The nearest towns are the market towns of Puerto Lumbreras and Velez-Rubio which are 15 minutes drive. The historical city of Lorca with a large shopping centre is only 30 minutes drive and the sandy beaches of Aguilas are 45 minutes drive.
This is a truly marvellous property that could only be appreciated by seeing it!