Ref # : 0305
For Sale € 399,500
This lovely original style property is situated in a great position, affording wonderful views of the surrounding valley. The cortijo with 273m2 built has wonderful high ceilings and three/four bedrooms, two with their own terraces affording wonderful views over the valley and surrounding mountain range.with decorative wooden beams, mainly in cedar. There is a lovely open plan living room with fireplace and wood burning stove, sitting, dining and tv areas with windows to both sides of the property the room is filled with natural daylight. There is a traditional Alpujarra style kitchen with access to a utility room and rear door accessing a terrace overlooking some of the 14 hectares of land that comes with the property. Outside there is a covered porch area, with space for dining tables and chairs, a beautiful garden and a grassed area leading to the large swimming pool of 58m2 with terraced area for soaking up the sun, and the beautiful views. There is a separate building currently used for storage, it has a bathroom and independent supply of water and electricity. Great for a painting studio or with a little reform, ideal for visitors bedroom who like their own space.
The property has rights to spring water, stored into an alberca. Mains electricity is connected. Internet is available from local suppliers. Gas central heating, air condititioning.
It takes you 10 minutes drive to get to the centre of 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.