Character detached property - Beautifully renovated 3/4 bed - 4 bath - 1 toilet cortijo retaining many of the original features such as attractive beamed ceilings and terracotta tiled floors, with further attached outbuildings such as workshop and a storage room, large enclosed terraced area holding a 12m x 4m saltwater swimming pool and pump room. Ample parking space. Set on a plot of over 4 hectares of land (43861 m2) with really stunning views to the beautiful surrounding scenery of mature almond trees. Situated in the Murcia province but near the Almeria border it is only 20 minutes’ drive from either, the market town of Puerto Lumbreras in the Murcia Region and the historic town of Velez Rubio. Both with plenty of amenities. 30 minutes from the large and historical town of Lorca with a large shopping centre and approximately 50 minutes from the coastal towns of Aguilas and San Juan de Los Terreros. This rural retreat is an ideal family house for those seeking peace and tranquility.
Total built area: 298 m2. Ground floor 151 m2. Upper floor: 117 m2.
Outbuilding 1: 15 m2. Outbuilding 2: 15 m2.
House tax 2020: 273 euro.
Access is by tarmac road with the last 800 metres being a dirt road/camino in good condition.
A private lane off the camino leads to the side and to the front of the house, an ample and graveled parking space.
The property is distributed over 2 floors and consists of:
The house is entered through an enclosed sun terrace. A door opens to a large lounge-open plan L-shape kitchen-breakfast-dining room with wall and base units, granite worktops, double sink, gas hob, electric oven, microwave and a fridge-freezer. The extended dining room has a living area to the end which opens to a large cosy lounge. The wood burning stove is located centrally between the dining room-living area and the lounge. The house is also accessed from the main door which gives access to a short hallway which, to the left opens to the lounge and to the right gives access to the kitchen. There is also a guest toilet between the kitchen and the lounge. Also double doors from the dining area out to the pool terrace.
Off the lounge a door opens to the very spacious master bedroom with dressing room and large en-suite bathroom with both a bath and shower, and double washbasin. From this bedroom double doors lead out to the front terrace. And from the en-suite bathroom is a door out to the pool terrace.
Also off the lounge a staircase takes to the first floor. Here we find a huge bedroom with an en-suite shower room; an archway leads to a studio-office which can easily be converted into a single bedroom, and finally a double bedroom with en-suite shower room and space for a walk-in wardrobe.
From the dining area double door open onto a large walled pool terrace with stunning views to the surrounding countryside. The saltwater pool is 12m x 4m. To one side of the pool there is and eating area which is an ideal place for dinning, parties and relaxing.
On one corner of the terrace is the pump room, also used as a storage room.
This walled terrace is also accessed from the outside through 2 stylish iron gates.
Returning to the enclosed sun terrace, to the left is a large garage which is currently used as a workshop-store room. To the right a door gives access to another storage room which is used as laundry room and also holds the system for the underfloor heating. This storage room has also a shower room. From the pool terrace you can also access this room and have access to the shower room.
The property is connected to mains water and electric.
Also wireless internet and Satellite TV.
Eco-friendly underfloor heating throughout the ground floor. IVT Plus C / Ground source/ Heat pump. Also hot water from this Eco-friendly system.
Wooden windows with double glazing and traditional interior shutters.
This beautiful country cortijo sits on a plot of over 4 hectares of land on different levels with many mature almond trees and a few olive trees.
A truly stunning character property blessed with magnificent views, full privacy and tranquility.
Furniture is negotiable.