This beautifully reformed, detached Cortijo of approx. 338m2 is nestled in the hills of Granada, Southern Spain, between the Costa Tropical and the Sierra Nevada mountains, in a region known as Las Alpujarras. Access to the property is just off the road that leads to the village of Cadiar which is a lovely Alpujarran village with several public facilities such as a Primary & Secondary school, Police Station, Fire Station, 24/7 Health Centre, Free Internet centre, Pharmacy, Town Hall, various banks, shops, bars & restaurants, a public swimming pool & children’s play area. The Cortijo is also near the village of Albondón which is a pictures village with views of the sea & mountains. It is famous throughout the Alpujarras for its locally made wine. It is situated 20 minutes from the sea & the beach villages of La Rabita & El Pozuelo. It is also on the door step of several other Alpujarran villages. Although a tranquil village, it has several public facilities such as a Public Swimming Pool, Health Centre, Pharmacy, Town Hall, Banks, food & clothes shops, bars & restaurants & Free Internet centre.
This lovely Cortijo which is located within the Sierra de la Contraviesa region, amongst vineyards & almond groves, has very good track access, so there is no need for a 4X4 vehicle.
The Cortijo is divided into 3 self-contained apartments, of which two of them are 2 bedroom apartments & the third is a good sized one bedroom apartment in need of finishing off.
Due to the size of this property it is ideal for a large family wanting independent living spaces or to be converted into a Rural Accommodation Business.
On arriving at the property one finds a driveway with a parking area. To the rear of this parking area there is access to a large storage room which is attached to the property & could be converted into a garage if wished. Underneath this room there is a 20,000 Litre water storage tank.
This parking area gives access to a slate pathway that leads to the main apartment that has a lovely stone walled terrace. One enters this apartment via a covered porch with a seating area and has lovely views of the surrounding countryside.
On entering the apartment itself, one finds an open-plan, light and airy kitchen/lounge/diner. The U shaped, traditionally styled kitchen also has a door that leads to a pantry which has plumbing for a washing machine.
The lounge area has a built in traditional style seating area which surrounds a wood burning stove and windows that have lovely views of the surrounding hillsides.
From the lounge area there is access to a large double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and in turn access to a second double bedroom that has a wood burning stove and a door onto a charming little terrace. The apartment also has a stylish family bathroom consisting of a bath with shower, sink and WC. Next to the bathroom there is a separate cloakroom with a WC and washbasin. This apartment also has a storage room fitted with wall units. This could easily be used as an office if wished.
The entire apartment has tiled floors and windows with fly screens and shutters.
Underneath this main apartment there is a large storeroom and access to it is from the terrace, via an external flight of stairs and there is also access from the lower gardens. This room could easily be converted into a fourth apartment if wished as in front of this storeroom there are walled areas which could easily be made into a private garden.
From the front parking area, there is another pathway that leads to the second apartment. Access to this well presented 2 bedroom apartment is via a covered veranda that runs the whole width of the property, making it an ideal place for Al-fresco dining as it has built-in seating benches at both ends and ornamental windows with the original wrought iron window bars. In front of this veranda there is a wooden pergola with climbing plants, making it an ideal place to sit and enjoy the tranquillity of the area.
On entering the apartment one finds a small reception area that gives access to a stylish double bedroom that has a large wooden fitted wardrobe. From the reception area there is also access to the living area of the property that has a wood burning stove, a small dining area and a compact kitchen area made of brick-built base units with handmade wooden doors and drawer fronts. There is also a sink unit and a wall mounted plate-rack on one side. In addition there is a hob and under cupboard fridge with a wall mounted cupboard to the other side.
Off the kitchen area there is a spacious, fully tiled bathroom that consists of a bath, WC, basin and built-in shower unit with a pebble-stoned laid shower tray.
From the living area of the property there are double stain glassed doors that lead to a large twin bedroom that has built-in storage cupboards and French doors that give access to an internal courtyard that has a plunge pool.
The plunge pool of this enchanting internal courtyard and has been finished with traditional materials and has a water cascade built into the wall. There is an outdoor shower and plenty of space to sit and enjoy the sun.
This internal courtyard also gives access to the third and unfinished apartment. On entering this apartment, one finds what could be the kitchen area, and has a wood burning stove fitted into the recess and there is also a feature stone wall with recess details and a few exposed beams. From this area there is a small step-up to what could be a living/dining space and to the rear of this area; there is a doorway which leads to a large room which could be used as a large bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, as it has all the plumbing and waste installed and ready for connection.
From the bedroom area there are doors that lead to a lovely walled garden that runs down the side of the property and has raised beds. Although this apartment is not entirely finished, all the hard building work has been done and all the amenities have been put in place. It is only in need of plastering and decorating, along with tiling the floors and installing a bathroom and a kitchen.
The internal courtyard also gives access to two further rooms, each with its own independent access. The larger room is currently being used as a workshop and the smaller adjoining room as a store room. These rooms are registered as dwellings, so could be converted into a fifth apartment if wished.
The gardens of this Cortijo which are approx. 5000m2 have amazing panoramic views that range from the snow-capped mountains of the Sierra Nevada region to the Mediterranean Sea on the Costa Tropical. There are several areas that could be cultivated to produce home-grown fruit and vegetables if wished.
The property also has an original “Era” which is a threshing circle, encompassed on one side by a curving stone wall. This could make a lovely terrace or even lends itself to extra parking if needed.
The property is connected to mains water and the electricity supply is via solar panels fitted to the roof with the actual solar installation being housed in a small room above the main apartment. Sewage is managed by a soak-away septic tank system. There is also good Mobile phone coverage and there is Internet coverage.
In all this is an amazing property which has been beautifully reformed and is an ideal place to live and enjoy all year round.
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