Magnificient, unique 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom country villa with large central courtyard, detached sunroom with toilet and utility room which can easily be converted into further accommodation, detached store room, car port, set on a large plot of approximately 20000 sq. metres of land planted with almond trees, with around 2000 sqm metres fenced immediately around the house. Located in a rural location, right on the Almeria border (Velez-Blanco) but under the Lorca municipality (Murcia Region), and only a short drive (15 mins) from all the amenities offered by the market and historic town of Velez-Rubio, it is perfect to enjoy your life in southern Spain. The villa is on an elevated position which gives stunning views. It enjoys full privacy and truly stunning views to an ancient ruined castle and stunning mountain scenery in an area which is famous for its protected Natural Parks.
Habitation certificate granted.
House built area: 153 m2.
Detached casita: 41 m2.
Detached store room: 8 m2.
House tax (paid yearly): Around 270 euros.
The property has been thoughtfully designed to create a light and airy living space.
The property is approached over a short and private gravel driveway off the local road. Then a gate opens to a large gravel area to the side of the villa where there is plenty of parking for several vehicles, and to the car port.
Main entrance door opens into the spacious and sunny reception room with high ceilings.
Upon entering the house you will be facing an Atrium courtyard with glass on all three sides letting light into the house. The courtyard extends to a terrace that overlooks stunning views.
From the reception room, a hallway which can lead to either side of the house with one side leading to the bedrooms, or the living room and kitchen on the other.
To the right of the hallway a door opens into the large open plan lounge-living room and kitchen. The living room area has a feature fireplace with a log burning fire that added extra warm on these cold nights, there are also electric radiators. Two sets of double glazed patio doors at the end of the room for access to the terrace. There are the most stunning views through these glass doors to the stunning mountain scenery. The kitchen area is at the far end of the living area and comprises wall and floor high quality units, granite work tops, electric hob with overhead extractor fan, electric oven, fridge freezer and dishwasher. The kitchen has lots of cupboard space and with its own island there are loads of worktop area.
Returning to the reception room, hallway to the left leads to the accommodation area which comprises of 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, one of them en-suite. A door on the left opens into the fully tiled family bathroom comprising a bath, WC and pedestal wash hand basin.
Further ahead the hallway, doors open to two good sized double bedrooms, both with built in wardrobes. Following the hallway to the right we arrive at the master bedroom with en-suite bathroom comprising a bath, walk in shower cubicle with sliding glazed doors, WC, bidet and pedestal wash hand basin.
Getting back to the lounge, a patio door opens to a large courtyard to the side of the villa with tiled terrace. Extensive tiled terracing and landscaped area laid to gravel incorporating white balustrades and hot tub. This is a fabulous space for sitting, relaxing and al fresco dining. On one corner of the courtyard there is a pergola fitted on it.
To the other end of the courtyard is a large sunroom with the back totally glassed to allow the sun to shine through. To one end of the sunroom a door open to a utility room and a toilet with a hand sink and a WC. The sunroom could be easily converted into further accommodation.
Outside, to one side of the house there is a car port and a store room (8 m2).
The property also enjoys:
Water is via a 10,000 litre storage tank. Water is delivered via lorry tank into the deposit and then pumped into the house.
The property is well maintained and benefits from double glazing, air-conditioning units in the living area and master bedroom, and electric radiators in all rooms.
A swimming pool is allowed here with the necessary permission. Also the house can be legally extended up to 300m2 in total, or further outbuildings can also be built, again with the required permission. We have a local, trusted building company happy to manage permissions for this work and to quote for any additional development choices if that is of interest to you.
The property is enclosed by 20000 m2 of land with almond trees and it offers privacy and amazing views over the surrounding countryside and mountains.
It is situated within a 15 minute drive to the historic and market town of Velez-Rubio with plenty of amenities, 35 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 negotiable.
A truly stunning property blessed with the most magnificent views, privacy and tranquility.
Viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate its quality of presentation and location.