Ref : CJ331
A 2 bedroom Cortijo plus 1 bedroom cabin with shower-room, near the village of Murtas
This delightful & secluded Cortijo of approx 113m2 is located within the hillside of the villages of Murtas & Cojáyar. The village of Murtas which is a tranquil village with great road access to many of the other villages in the Alpujarras. The village is surrounded by fantastic views & is famous for its handmade sweets. It has several public facilities such as a cash-point, Police station, Medical centre, Public swimming pool in the summer, primary school, shop, bars & restaurants. Cojáyar is a smaller village with approx 55 inhabitants. The property is also close to the towns of Cadiar & Ugijar which are much larger towns which have several shops, bars, restaurants, medical centres, schools & markets.
Access to this beautiful property is via a well kept dirt track of approx 1km in length, so a 4X4 vehicle would be ideal, especially in the winter months.
The property has approx 14,000m2 of land which has several terraced areas which are planted with Olive, Almond & Fig trees. There are also Hazelnut, Citrus & Pomegranate trees along with grapevines. There is also a vegetable garden near the property itself.
The land around the house itself is fenced & gated & within this area there are mature Olive trees & several seating area of which one has been made out of an old press
One enters this property, which once was a Flour mill, via a terrace that curves around most of the property. On entering this property one finds a spacious hallway which has a skylight & an original bread oven.
To the left of this hallway there is access to a large, fully tiled bathroom which consists of a generously sized corner bath with shower attachments, a sink with a vanity unit & a bidet & WC.
Next to this bathroom there is access to a double bedroom which has wooden French doors that lead to a patio area at the side of the property. This bedroom has a radiator which is run on Gas.
At the end of this hallway there is access to a useful pantry/storeroom which in addition houses a washing machine.
To the right of this storeroom there is access to the second double bedroom of the property which also has wooden French doors that lead to a patio area at the side of the property & a radiator which is run on Gas.
To the left of the storeroom there is a doorway which leads to a sizable kitchen/diner that has a freestanding wood burner.
To the rear of the kitchen area there is a circular dining area with built-in seating & 2 windows that look onto the surrounding terrace of the property.
To the left of the kitchen area there is a brick archway which leads to the lounge of the property which has wooden, double French doors which leads to the surrounding terrace of the property. To the rear of this living room there is a second stone archway which leads to a space which is currently being used as a home office area.
At the rear of the kitchen/dining room there are also double French doors which leads to the surrounding terrace of the property. On walking out to this beautiful terrace which has a cane cover for shade & grapevies growing overhead one finds amazing views of the surrounding land, valley & hillsides. To the right hand side of this terrace there is a tiled basin which has running spring water.
Underneath the house itself there is a large storage area with a workshop which could easily be converted into a seperate dwelling if wished due to its size. This area houses the Solar system of the property.
This property has the added advantage of still having the 2 floored building of the old mill which is in need of renovation & has the original grinding stones from the mill & the water course arches. This building could be renovated into a seperate dwelling or connected to the main houses to have more living space if wished.
Further along from the house & mill, there is a wood store room, the septic tank of the property & a roofed storage area for the property's land machinery.
In addition to these before mentioned buildings, behind the house & on a higher terrace, there is access, via the vegetable garden to a unique part wood, part brick guest chalet which houses a caravan for extra sleeping quarters along with a seperate, sizable shower room which consists of a shower unit, sink & WC & a kitchenette with dining area. This is an ideal area for guests to stay in & have their own exclusive living quarters.
The seller has started the process of requesting building permissions for 3 extra holiday cottages, a swimming pool, an outdoor kitchen & Yoga area & the plans for these are included in the sale.
As mentioned before, the electricity supply to the property is via a solar system & the property is connected to mains water, as well as there being a natural spring. There is irrigation water which is supplied 2 days a week & fills a 60,000 litre water deposit which is fenced & there are also additional water storage tanks that can be used if needed.
In all, this is a wonderful property where one can live a self sufficient life if wished, surrounded by peace & tranquility.
If you have any questions or wish to view this property, please do not hesitate to contact us, as we do not charge for viewings.
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