A large stone cortijo spread out over two floors, with two sets of internal staircases. The owners have carefully restored it retaining its natural charm and character. The entrance door leads into a reception area, off of which is the fully fitted kitchen with hand made units and storage shelving, a door to the rear of the property with an courtyard area and steps giving access to the swimming pool. The reception space also leads through into the large sitting room with fireplace and woodburner and beamed ceiling, from one side of the room gives access through to the dining room with stairs to the first floor. The other side of the sitting room there is access through to large double bedroom and family bathroom and another staircase to the first floor. Here there is a master bedroom with en suite bathroom and a large dressing room housing the hot water tank, heated by solar, electricity and the woodburning stove. There is another large room which is currently used as a library, leading into another room with wooden beams and window to the side, currently used as a study. This room leads into another double bedroom with window to the side elavation. This bedroom then leads to another large sitting room with dual aspect windows, beamed ceiling. The property is very large and the current layout works for the owners, it is a flexible space and could be divided into two apartments with some thought and the neccesary permissons. The land is planted with almond and olive trees. The property has easy access via a tarmaced track.
Solar Panel electricity with back up generator, water rights from a shared spring. 120,000 litre alberca. Internet is available from local suppliers.
It takes you 10 minutes by car to get to Orgiva, the nearest town. You’ll find banks, cash machines, post office, various supermarkets, numerous bars & restaurants, 3 health shops, a police station, all schools and 24 h medical services.
Orgiva has developed into a small centre of alternative culture, combining old Spanish tradition with the ecological lifestyle of a young foreign community.
Driving 35 minutes along a beautiful mountain road takes you to Salobreña, the nearest beach of the Costa Tropical.
Granada is a 50 minutes’ drive away. Another 30 minutes take you to the ski resort of Sierra Nevada. Skiing is possible between December and May. The highest lifts take you up to 3.400 metres and from there one enjoys unforgettable views of Granada and right across the Med to Africa.
The Moors lived until the end of the 16th century in the Alpujarras. We not only still use their water channels and water deposits, but their original arabic names too. A proposal has recently been submitted to declare the Alpujarras a UNESCO world heritage site.
Hiking is pure pleasure here. It takes a 20 minute car drive to reach the borders of the National Park of Sierra Nevada. You can watch eagles circle in the blue skies, see ibexes fearlessly cross the cliffs above you and feel part of the magnificence of untouched nature all around.
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