Character semi-detached 2 storey 3/5 bedroom Farm House (cortijo) with attached single storey 1 bedroom annex, conservatory; covered area with bar and bbq. On a lower level further outbuildings including a huge garage-workshop with adjacent lean-to/covered area to one side and animal housing to the other side, large enclosed terraced area holding a 10m x 4m swimming pool, pump room and covered terrace for sitting and dining next the pool; detached wooden building used as a laundry room. Set in approximately 24 hectares of land of which approximately 5 hectares are planted with mature almond trees. Approximate one hectare of land has been enclosed/fenced and gated. Really stunning views to the beautiful surrounding scenery with a 13th century castle in the distance. To be sold furnished. Located just in the Murcia/Almeria border but within the Murcia (Lorca municipality) border, just 15 minutes drive from the market town of Velez-Rubio with plenty of amenities. The large and historical town of Lorca with its large outdoor shopping centre is approximately 45 minutes drive.
Mains electric. Internet. Alarm connected.
Bore hole water, completely free.
Total house build area: 294 m2.
Garage/workshop: 90 m2.
Lean-to covered area: 52 m2.
Animal housing: 18 m2.
Porch/covered area close to the pool: 16 m2.
You get to the property via a good track of approximately a km. from a tarmac road. Although the property is semidetached it enjoys privacy. The land around the house, approximately a hectare, is walled and fenced. Double gates open onto the private driveway and laid to gravel parking area with access to the huge garage/workshop (90 m2) and adjacent covered area for the tractor. Next to it there is an animal housing, great for chickens or other kind of similar animals.
The house is set on the top of the gently sloping garden and overlook the rest of the walled/fenced area.
The property is very traditional and many of the original features have been kept.
The main house is entered through a spacious enclosed sun lounge/conservatory with a jacuzzi, wood-burner and a seating and dining area. There are spectacular distant views from here. From the conservatory a door leads into the lounge. To the left an archway leads to a traditional country style kitchen with wall and base units, granite worktops, double sink, free standing gas cooker and a fridge. There is also a wood burner and a ceiling fan. The kitchen has also a door out to the conservatory. Returning to the lounge, to the front an archway leads through a dining room which in turn leads to a study which could be used as a bedroom. Also off the lounge is a small hallway with a frigde/freezer which gives access to a shower room. Finally on the ground floor and also off the lounge is a double bedroom with a full wall of fitted wardrobes.
A staircase from the lounge lead up to the first floor and at the top of the stairs to the left is an open room currently used as a sitting room but could be used as a double bedroom. To the right is a twin bedroom. An archway to the front leads through to larger sitting room which could be converted into a bedroom with en-suite bathroom. To the right of this sitting room a door gives access to another double bedroom, so there could easily be 4 bedrooms on the first floor.
To the side of the main house is an adjoining separate annex comprising a cosy lounge with wood burner, and a spacious double bedroom with en-suite shower room with walk-in shower.
The gently sloping garden has been terraced to provide several different levels. At the same level of the house to the left is a pretty garden area laid to gravel with different ornamental trees, shrubs and plants. In the centre there is a wooden pergola with a bar to provide a shady place to sit or barbecue. Next to the pergola there is a wrought iron table and some benches. Also brick built kennels, a log store and an old bread oven which has been converted to a pet house.
From the top level where the house is, stone steps lead down to the walled pool terrace which is fully tiled. The pool is 10m x 4m. On one corner there is a tiled pool shower. To the far end of the pool is a tiled area ideal for sunbathing, along with a shaded outdoor kitchen area with a sink, storage cupboard and space for a fridge. Next to it is the pump room.
Midway between the pool and the garage, on a slightly upper level than the pool and slightly lower level than the house, is a detached wooden building currently used as a laundry room but would make a great studio.
There is a further lower level which is a large garden landscaped area planted with mature trees including palms, mature shrubs and olives. At the bottom of the plot is an area for parking some of the farm equipment. This is an area large enough to create a flat area for horses or a tennis court if wished. There are also several different fruit trees. The remainder of the land is planted with a few olive trees, fig trees and 5 hectares of almond trees which are currently looked after by a neighbour.
Located just in the Murcia/Almeria border but within the Murcia (Lorca municipality) border, just 15 minutes drive from the market town of Velez-Rubio with plenty of amenities. The large and historical town of Lorca with its large outdoor shopping centre is approximately 45 minutes drive.
The property is ideal for a rural tourism-type project, equestrian exploitation, mountain biking and hiking. The property is just bordering the Sierra Maria-Los Velez Natural Park with local wildlife such as vultures, eagles, boars, et.
The property benefits from mains electricity, a private water supply, broadband internet (and wifi) and is part centrally-heated (downstairs).
To be sold with many items included in the sale, including a Nissan pick-up in good conditon, a generator, a upright piano wit stool, garden tools and other tools, etc.