A lovely example of a traditional Alpujarran cortijo with beamed and slate ceilings, situated in a lovely valley accessed via a track of around 3km, the track is a mixture of concrete and soil. The property is full of charm, a large sitting room with windows at both ends affording views over the valley. Off the sitting room there is a double bedroom with East facing window overlooking the mountains. There is a separate cloakroom with washbasin. A few steps lead up to the good sized fully fitted kitchen with pine cupboards and drawer fronts, dishwasher and large oven and window to the side elavation. There is also a useful pantry with space for fridge freezer and food storage. A short passage leads to bedroom three, this is an L shaped room with a window to the rear, space for two single beds and has a built in wardrobe. The master bedroom is very large room with a range of built in wardrobes, window to the rear and access to a dressing room and full bathroom with separate shower and victorian style slipper bath.
Outside there is a lovely covered terrace, a great place to dine or take the sun with lovely views over the 4,025m2 of terraced land, planted with a variety of fruit and olive trees, plants and shrubs. A large swimming pool with its surrounding terrrace and pump house. The property has acequia (irrigation) rights, this water is stored into a large Alberca (waters storage tank) and then fed to the house via a smaller tank with filters and pump giving good pressure. Also there is gas central heating throughout the house, which also provides hot water. A build total of 225m2 including a 45m2 terrace, the swimming pool 35m2.
Mains Electricity, Acequia water (irrigation) and internet is connected.
It takes you 25 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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