**Sold by PacoHouse estate agent in January 2024**
Beautifully presented, large, detached Cortijo retaining many of the original features of a typical Andalucian Cortijo such as attractive beamed ceilings and terracotta tiled floors, located in the rural outskirts of Velez Rubio with truly stunning views of the surrounding scenery and an idyllic and peaceful setting. This property is located just a short drive from the market town of Velez Rubio where you will find all amenities, including schools, supermarkets, bars, restaurants, bakeries, butchers, pharmacy, doctor´s surgery etc. The nearest coastal resort is Aguilas which can be reached within approximately 45 minutes´ drive and the large shopping centre in Lorca is a 30 minutes away.
5 bed 4 bath in total. The property comprises of the main two storey living accommodation with 3 bed and 2 bath, and a self-contained 2 bedroom 1 bathroom annex. Each one has its own access although this does not compromise the house easily reverting back into a large family home. Both houses are linked from the ground floor. Attached to the house to one of its sides there is a small store room and a garage-workshop to the rear. The property comes also with a large car port enclosed by 3 walls and a totally private and walled large terrace enclosing a 7,5m x 4m swimming pool plus a summer kitchen with dining area, shower room and pool room .
The property comes with over 30000m2 of private land, some of which consists of almond groves which are taken care of by a local farmer and the rest is landscaped and gravelled to keep the grounds low maintenance for anyone who is not looking to live all year round.
The owners of this property really pride themselves on the attention to detail and immaculate presentation of the villa. No expense has been spared to make this villa an extremely comfortable forever home.
The property has a total build area of 443 m2.
House tax: Approx. 699 euro. Paid yearly.
Mains water and electric connected. Also Internet.
The property comes furnished with the exception of personal belongings.
A short compact track off a local tarmac road leads to the side of the house. To the left is a garage. There is also plenty of parking space.
A gate gives access to the large front terrace mainly laid to gravel which covers the full length of the cortijo. At the top level, next to the main entrance, is a large flat area with tiled floors. Here we find a pergola and a BBQ which makes it the perfect area to enjoy the outdoor living and stunning views.
A few steps down lead to a massive lower terraced area, fully enclosed, giving it full privacy and ideal for relaxing and entertaining. Within this area is the swimming pool surrounded by an extended tiled terrace ideal for al fresco dining and sunbathing. Enclosing the pool terrace at one of its sides there is an impressive detached summer kitchen-living overlooking the pool with adjacent shower/toilet room to one side and a store room to the other. Also from this terrace a patio door out to a petanque/boules area.
MAIN HOUSE (Set over 2 floors)
The main entrance door opens into the fabulous huge lounge-dining room with high ceiling and exposed ceiling beams, fireplace and log burning stove. Double door in the centre of the lounge leads into the large and beautiful sitting room and office area with a pellet burner.
To the end of the lounge-diner a staircase takes up to the upper floor. Here we find a long open hallway overlooking the lounge-diner. Immediately to the right is another inner hallway which in turn provides access to a family bathroom and 2 double bedrooms, one of them being specially large and with fitted wardrobes and a door out to a huge terrace with the most stunning views all around. This terrace is also accessible via an outside iron spiral staircase from the front of the property. At the end of the open hallway is the third double bedroom with twin beds.
From the lounge-diner to the right end of the property a door leads to a small hallway, to the left is a shower room with WC, shower and wash hand basin. Further along a door open into the fabulous and fully fitted kitchen-breakfast-dining room with a range of wooden units, gas hob with overhead extractor, integrated electric oven and microwave, double sink and other electrical appliances. Off the kitchen is a huge laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer, plenty of cupboards and ample room for storage or even for dining table and chairs.
SELF-CONTAINED 2 bed 1 bath APARTMENT
The property comprises as well a self-contained apartment which consists of: lounge / open plan kitchen-breakfast room, utility room, shower room with walk in shower, wash basin and WC; and 2 double bedrooms, with the master being specially large big enough to hold a sofa as well as the king-size bed. The apartment has separate entrance but there is also access to it from the kitchen of the main house into the living room of the apartment.
Attached to the house to one of its sides there is a small store room to the front and a garage-workshop to the rear.
A truly stunning detached property blessed with privacy and tranquillity and yet situated within 10-12 minutes' 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 35 minute drive. The coastal resorts of Águilas and San Juan de Los Terreros, etc are within an hour drive away.