A larger than average and beautifully renovated 5 bedroom 2 ½ bathroom semi-detched cortijo with 6m x 3m private pool situated in a small hamlet in the beautiful rural area of Chirivel, in Almeria Province. The property is situated within walking distance of a bar /restaurant and is only a 5 minute drive from the small town of Chirivel, which offers all amenities for daily living. The historical and market town of Velez Rubio, with a wider range of shops, banks, bars, a weekly market, 24h health centre, etc, is only a 10 minute drive. There is good access to the A92 Murcia-Granada motorway which leads to Granada and the Sierra Nevada ski resort in one direction and the E15/A7 coastal motorway in the other direction, giving easy access to the airports of Almeria, Murcia and Alicante. The coastal towns of Aguilas (Murcia) and San Juan de Los Terreros (Almeria) are within an hour drive.
Total built area: 334. Ground floor 213 m2. Upper floor: 121 m2.
House tax: 264 euros.
This well presented semi-detached two storey house is set in a plot of around 1630m2 with spectacular views across the surrounding countryside to the mountains beyond.
To the front of the house there is a gravelled parking area with ample space for 3 or 4 cars.
The front door opens into a large entrance hall and to the left is a door leading into a large lounge with inset fan assisted wood burner and traditional built-in kitchen cabinets (alacena).
From the lounge, a door leads into a dining room with plenty of space for a large table and chairs, and doors from both the lounge & dining room lead into an Andalucian style winter kitchen with sink, gas hob, fridge and under-stairs cupboards.
Stairs from the kitchen lead up to a large second lounge area heated by vents in the chimney breast from the log burner below. There are three further large double bedrooms on the first floor, along with a large family bathroom comprising full size bath with shower over, large glazed corner shower, WC and basin, in a marble topped vanity unit. A door leads out to a roof terrace with outstanding views and stairs leading back down to the courtyard.
Returning to the entrance hall, to the front is a large double bedroom. To the right is a cloakroom with WC, basin and storage cupboard.
Further along the entrance hall also to the right a door leads through to a small hallway with access to the master suite and a courtyard with access to the garden.
The master bedroom is generously proportioned with a feature shelved alcove and benefits from a walk-in wardrobe with hanging rails & lighting. With a spacious ensuite shower room with a large tiled & glass block shower cubicle, WC and basin set in a marble topped vanity unit.
The courtyard gives access to a large modern summer kitchen with ample space for a dining table and chairs. The kitchen is fitted with a good range of cupboards, a ceramic hob, electric oven, sink with drainer and a fridge freezer. Adjacent utility room with a washing machine, dishwasher, gas water heater and additional storage. The courtyard also gives access to a wood / general store area, and has a stable door leading out to the front parking area.
From the summer kitchen, a door leads out to the rear garden and pool area with BBQ where a large wooden pergola provides a lovely shaded area to sit overlooking the pool. The 6x3m tiled pool has Roman steps with a paved surround, and the pool area is walled to the front and to one side for privacy.
The property is connected to mains water and electric. Also wireless internet.
Wooden windows with traditional interior shutters.
This beautiful country cortijo sits on a plot of 1630 sqm of land with a few mature almond tres.
Sold partially furnished.