Traditional Spanish 2 storey cortijo with plenty of character with 4 bedroom and 1 bathroom, plus a large detached entertaining room with its own kitchen and a toilet (it could easily be an apartment), an 8m x 4m private pool with large walled terrace (which can easily be an independent apartment), garage, car port, outbuildings for storage, BBQ and wood fired oven, beautiful landscaped gardens interspersed with seating areas, a gazebo, a playground, and amazing views to the surrounding mountains and countryside. Set in 1771 m2 of land with a variety of fruit trees, fully fenced and gated with 2 entrances to the property. Situated right on the border between Lorca (Murcia Region) and Velez-Blanco (Almeria province), with excellent access off a tarmac road, and only a short drive (10 mins) from the historical and market town of Velez Rubio, with a wider range of shops, banks, bars, a weekly market, 24h health centre, etc. The property enjoys absolute full privacy.
Total built area: 219 m2. Main house: 157 m2. Entertaining room: 44 m2. Garage: 18 m2.
House tax: around 182 euros per year.
Mains water and electricity.
Double gates open to a paved parking area which leads to the GARAGE. Also pedestrial gate. There is also a CARPORT.
Attached to the garage is a there is a large
ENTERTAINING ROOM which consists of a huge open plan lounge-kitchen-diner with bar ara and a WC. The kithen is fully fitted with a door to the WC. This room features a large woodburner. This charming room is currently used as an entertaining room but it could be easily converted into an annex or an apartment. To the side of this room and attached to it is a wood storage.
MAIN HOUSE is set over 2 floors and comprises:
GROUND FLOOR : Large covered terrace overlooking the pool leads to a spacious Lounge-dining room with fireplace and air-conditioning unit. Off the lounge is a cosy double bedroom. Also off the dining area we find the country style kitchen with solid wood units and white goods. A door from the kitchen leads out to an enclosed patio where we find an outside oven and barbeque area, utility room and a workshop/store room. From this patio an staircase leading onto an upper terrace from where you can enjoy stunning views of the surrounding mountains and countryside. The patio is also accessed from outside.
Returning to the lounge-dining, to the front a door leads to a charming hallway with wood-burning stove. Here, in a corner we find a shower room and a storage area under the typical Spanish staircase which leads up to the
UPPER FLOOR: Landing area leading to three spacious double bedrooms with wooden windows. The chimney pipe from the wood burner in the hallway runs through all bedrooms providing warmth in the winter chilly nights.
The main house has many unique special feautures, such as thick walls, wooden windows; and has been tastefully decorated with attention to details.
To the front of the main house is a large walled terrace around an 8m x 4m swimming POOL. Within this terrace is poolside shower, a gazebo for shade, and plenty of sunny and sitting areas for al fresco dining and sunbathing.
The property is enclosed by 1771 sqm of BEAUTIFUL LANDSCAPED GARDENS with flower pots all over. It is fully fenced and gated with two entrances to the property, both gated.
The gardens include a variety of different fruit trees, different levels terraces beautifully landscaped with seating areas, wooden benches, fountains, statues, playground for children, a chicken coop, etc . There is also a reproduction of primitive cave paintings in one the patio walls.
The property offers PRIVACY and AMAZING VIEWS over the surrounding countryside and mountains.
A truly stunning property blessed with the most magnificent views, privacy and tranquility.
The property has mains water and electricity. Water is from a nearby fountain with a cost of 100€ per year.
Internet is available for connection from different local suppliers.
Excellent access to the property, being all tarmac. It is only 10 minutes drive to the historic and market town of Velez-Rubio, 40 minutes from the historical city of Lorca with its outdoor shopping centre and an hour drive from the coastal towns of Aguilas (Murcia) and San Juan de Los Terreros (Almeria). Also easy access to the A92 Murcia-Granada motorway (just a 10 minute drive) which leads to the E15/A7 coastal motorway, giving easy access to the airports of Almeria, Murcia and Alicante.
Furniture is available at separate negotiation.