Fabulous reformed beautiful typical Andalucian cortijo/farm house/rural tourism business with a tourist license in place to operate as a "casa rural". Although currently not being operated it enjoyed high ratings on booking.com when it was previously run as a business. The property comes with the “vivienda rural”, touristic license, and if required, can be purchased, totally complete, with beautifully appointed furniture, all beds, white goods, cutlery, crockery, to start trading immediately.
4 bedrooms 3 bathrooms (all en-suite) 1 toilet in total offering 2 fully self-contained apartments plus the owner’s accommodation. Each apartment with their own private terraces with patios and lovely built-in BBQ area, large swimming pool (10x6) with a large luxury Florida style, mansard roof design enclosure measuring 17 metres by 11 metres; further detached 2 storey outbuilding for storage/workshop next to the house, carport for several cars; surrounded by 3 hectares of productive land with mature almonds, olives and a few other fruit trees. Situated in the foothills of the Sierra de las Estancias, with superb views of the distant mountains and surrounding countryside, this rural retreat is an ideal family house for those seeking peace and tranquillity or for holiday letting. The market town of Velez Rubio, with plenty of amenities is less than 10 minute drive. The property is totally secluded.
Habitation license granted for the house. And AFO granted for the pool and outbuildings.
House: 252 sq. metres
2 storey outbuilding: 76 m2 in total (38 m2 each floor)
Council tax: Around 446 euro. Paid yearly.
This property offers a wide range of possibilities related to country holidays.
Main living accommodation (set over 2 floors)
- Ground floor:
Lounge with log burning stove
1 Bedroom (off the dining room), double and currently used as a studio/office
Fully renovated quality fitted Kitchen
1 toilet (off the kitchen)
From the kitchen door out to the rear terrace with BBQ area, pizza oven and built in tiled tabled.
A wooden staircase leads up to the
- Upper floor:
1 Bedroom, very spacious, with large en-suite bathroom.
Door out to a terrace, overlooking the pool terrace, with storage area and exterior staircase down to the front of the property and the pool area.
1st Apartment – Ground Floor
Lounge/Diner/Kitchen with log burning stove
Shower room with walk-in shower
This is a one bedroomed ground floor apartment, with large lounge/diner, kitchenette and shower-room. It has private access from the rear of the property and patio with amazing views over the mountains and hills. The tall ceiling lounge is very light and sunny.
Lovely terrace along back of house with Andalucian wall.
2nd Apartment – 1st Floor
Lounge/Diner with kitchenette
This is a one bedroomed upper floor apartment. With private access via steps onto a lovely large private terrace with lovely views. Door opening to an airy double bedroom. Lounge/diner with kitchenette, and shower room.
Attached double length Garage, currently used for storage, utility area with washing machine and tumble dryer, and boiler room which houses the central heating boiler and the oil tank. The property has full central heating throughout, including in both of the apartments.
A further detached 2 storey reformed outbuilding. The upper level is used for storage. Stone steps to the lower level with a large patio in front of the lower level, with anti-slip tiles, electric lights, sockets, driftwood tiled floors. There is also a fully fenced enclosure for chickens, with a purpose built chicken house which would comfortably accommodate 12 chickens.
Large 10m x 6m swimming pool (depth 1m to 2m), finished off with a luxury, Florida style, Mansard roof design enclosure, which is very large, around 17 metres by 11 metres to enjoy the long summer months. And this all surrounded by a spacious walled and paved area.
The pool housing has a brand new pump with the filtration system recently being changed from sand to glass. It has just had a new thermal cover, with an electric roller. It also a solar water heating, to extend the swimming season.
There is parking for several cars under the carport, and unlimited space for cars on the forecourt with a turning circle.
The property has oil-fired central heating throughout and in both apartments, plus two log stoves, one in the main house, and one in one of the apartments. Mosquito netting on all windows.
Mains water and electricity connected.
The mains water has high pressure, also there is a private well on the land with a supply of spring water, plus two water deposits of 1000 litre each one.
The property has the UK TV service plus Spanish TV in both apartments with hundreds of channels, box sets, radio, etc. Also, very fast broadband wireless connection, being in direct site to the mast, which is visible many miles away, near the medieval castle of Velez-Blanco, which is visible from the kitchen window.
Approach is via a tarmac lane, then a short dirt track in good condition.
This beautiful country house sits in the middle of a large plot of 3 hectares (over 7 acres of land) of land planted with almonds, olives and other fruit trees. The main property has around 3/4 of a hectare fenced, with good quality green fencing, with double gates at the front and rear gate. The nearest neighbour maintains the land and gives back large quantities of extra virgin olive oil. This arrangement could be handed over to the new owner if desired.
A truly stunning detached property blessed with the most magnificent views all around, privacy and tranquillity with no near neighbours, and yet situated within a few minute drive from all the amenities offered by the market town of Velez Rubio. The city of Lorca with its magnificent medieval castle and a huge shopping mall is within a 30 minute drive. The coastal resorts of Águilas and San Juan de Los Terreros, etc are within 45 minute drive away and within an hour to an hour and a half from the thriving cities of Murcia, Almeria y Granada and their respective airports. The international airport of Murcia is within an hour drive. The Golf resorts of Lorca Golf Resort and Mundo Aguilon Golf Resort are just 45 minutes from the property.
Viewing highly recommended.