3 bedroom country house for sale
Spain - Andalusia, Almería, Almanzora
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- FEATURED ON "A PLACE IN THE SUN" 08/03/13
- Restored cortijo
- Situated in small Hamlet
- Rural location
- Character property
- Large rooms
- Unusual opportunity
- Walking distance to village
- Short drive to larger towns
- Potential to develop the property further
The cortijo is essentially split over two floors with the option of internally dividing and or developing the amount of reception rooms, bedrooms and bathrooms.
Currently the ground floor of the property comprises an entrance hall; living room with log burning stove; what was originally the Winter Lounge with open fire place (this could be utilised as an office or similar); large kitchen with courtyard area; dining room; two bedrooms with built in bedside cabinets, dressing tables and ceiling fans; and up half-a-dozen steps a bathroom with feature circular ceramic tiled shower and basin and in a separate room a toilet, bidet and basin.
On the first floor there is the master bedroom with dressing room that runs the width of the property; a second living room and bathroom with glass block shower, toilet, bidet and basin.
Accessed from the first floor living room there is a good sized terrace area with mountain views. To the front of the property there is a garden with planted areas and also a 22,000 litre well which is very useful for garden irrigation or could be developed for use as a plunge pool.
The cortijo also benefits a detached double garage and two plots of land. The larger of the two has numerous fruit trees and water rights for irrigation. There is also the potential to install a swimming pool with the necessary permissions, works licences etc in place.
The property has mains water and electric and gas bottles for water heating and cooking. Satellite television, telephone and internet are also connected.
The nearest village, Almanzora, is 1km away (3 minute drive, 7 minute walk) where you will find day-to-day conveniences including a bank, pharmacy, supermarket, school, medical centre within which there is a community centre that offers activities including a gym, library, free internet and post office; and of course there are bars and a weekly market too.
The village is also home to the striking and imposing El Palacio del Almanzora with origins dating back to the 16th Century. It has been declared Patrimonio Histórico Andaluz or of historical significance and importance.
In July and August the municipal swimming pool in the village is open for anyone to use at a cost of just 1€ per day including a lifeguard!
The towns of Cantoria, Arboleas and Albox are all an approximately 10 minute drive away where you will find more shops and conveniences whilst a trip down to the coastal town of Vera is only 35 minutes.
- Almería (International), 59.7 miles
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