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2 bedroom village house for sale

Offers in Region of €146,000

Spain - Andalusia, Almería, Mojácar

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Key features:

  • SOLARIUM
  • MOUNTAIN AND SEA VIEWS
  • AIR CONDITIONING
  • 2 MINUTES TO THE SHOPS
  • 5 MINUTES FROM THE BEACH
  • TELEPHONE AND INTERNET
  • PEACEFUL LOCATION
  • FURNISHED
  • 125m2 HOUSE
  • VERY SPACIOUS

Full description:


Town House in Mojacar Pueblo

Plot Size: 45 (m2)
Build Size: 125 (m2)
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Pool: No
 
This attractive 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom townhouse is located in the village of Mojacar Pueblo.

The property is full of character and history.

It boasts a log burner, satellite Sky TV, telephone line and air conditioning plus the property is furnished if a sensible asking price can be agreed.

The home is well finished with many lovely features, the best of all being the roof solarium.

The views from here are 360 degrees of the mountains, the old town and the Mediterranean Sea.

This spot is peaceful and sunny, an ideal place to relax.

This is a glowing investment opportunity or a holiday home of true quality.

Mojacar is located in the Spanish province of Almeria on the Costa Calida. The Moorish old town of Mojacar is perched high on a hill looking down on 17kms of unspoilt beaches. From a distance the town looks like a traditional Andalusian sugar cube village clinging to the sides of the hilltop.

Sandwiched between the mountains of the Sierra Cabrera and the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean, Mojacar is the largest and most popular tourist centre of this south-eastern corner of Spain.

The captivating town with whitewashed ancient buildings, labyrinth of winding cobbled streets and alleys and romantic courtyards. The old town affords magnificent views to the mountains, sea and Taberna desert.

History
The history of Mojacar actually dates back 4000 years to the Bronze Age around 2000BC, however the name Mojacar derives from its Moorish occupation and the Arab word "Munsaqar". The moors defended the town against the Christian armies for hundreds of years until King Ferdinand and Queen Isabel reclaimed it in the late 15th century.

Mojacar remains true to its Moorish legacy with its old Moorish fortress and the Mudejar architecture the area still evokes an Arabic aura. Under a law passed in 1987, the Arab architecture here will be preserved for posterity and for the joy of visitors who are enamoured with its ambience.

When visiting the old town of Mojacar you will notice a symbol painted on many of the homes. The symbol is that of the Indalo Man, an icon of the province of Almeria, which depicts the Neolithic painting found in the caves of Letreros in Velez Blanco. The icon is said to be a man holding an arc with magic powers that protect the area against storms and the ‘evil eye’. Superstition has made it the custom for people to paint this symbol on the Arabic ‘Hamsa’ symbol on their front doors.

Local Festivals
Each summer the locals honour their Arab ancestors with a spectacular Moors and Christians festival, complete with extravagant costumes, Arab sabres and mock street battles.

Beaches
Mojacar Playa situated below the ancient village provides a completely different atmosphere; a modern lively resort town which has been tastefully developed in keeping with the traditional feel of the area, boasting 9 kilometres of sandy beaches and great facilities – restaurants, traditional bars, shops, villas and apartments line the seafront.

The area provides plenty of activities for the foreign holidaymaker whilst retaining its traditional Spanish charm and character.

The other local beaches stretch along 17 kilometres, much of which is unspoilt and has been designated an area of outstanding natural beauty. There are no less than three Blue European Flag Awards on the beaches for cleanliness. There is a good range of beach and watersport facilities available – sailing, fishing and golf, to mention a few.

Mojacar Gossip
One of Mojacar’s greatest claims to fame is its hotly disputed assertion that Walt Disney was born here. The story goes that he was the illegitimate son of a beautiful local washerwoman who fled to America to escape the disgrace and seek her fortune. Unable to provide for him, she gave him up for adoption to Flora and Elias Disney of Chicago. The tale can neither be proved nor disproved; his birth registration record has never been found - either in Chicago or in Mojacar (where all records were destroyed during the Spanish Civil War).

Climate
As the Costa Almeria is known to be the hottest, driest region of Spain with over 3,000 hours of sun each year, it makes for the perfect destination for tourists looking for a guaranteed sunshine holiday.

All in all Mojacar town and Mojacar Playa offers a fantastic combination of the traditional Spanish town with a lovely modern beach resort. A great place to relax and soak up the local ambiance and culture.

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Nearest Airports*

  • Almería (International), 55.7 miles

*Distance calculated 'as the crow flies.' This feature is currently in beta.

To view this property or request more details, contact
Spanish Property Choice, Almeria

Av Del Mediterraneo 363,04638Mojacar Almeria Spain
0843 313 3639  BT 4p/min

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Spanish Property Choice, Almeria

Av Del Mediterraneo 363,04638Mojacar Almeria Spain
or call 0843 313 3639
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