Ref # : 0358
For Sale € 199,900
Well presented property in excellent order. The house is entered via an electric gate into a lovely patio area with space fro plants etc, steps lead up to a covered terrace with its awnings and with space for table and chairs. The main entrance door leads into a wide hallway giving access to three bedrooms, all of which are double and one with en suite (currently used as a snug). There is a huge sitting room with windows to the east and patio door to the West with a small patio area. A separate dining room leads through into a large fully fitted kitchen, a large walk in pantry. Another door leads out into a covered patio area with sink and cooking area. In the hall there is a tower of light on the top floor allowing light to flood into the hallway. A roof terrace affords lovely views of the surrounding mountains. There is also a garage for a small car. Under the house is a huge storage space providing access to all the electricity and plumbing in the house, so easy access for any repairs. Plenty of storage cupboards throughout the house and under it.
Mains water, electricity, drainage are connected. Internet is aviable from local suppliers.
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.