Ref # : 0230
For Sale € 650,000
A large villa situated in the centre of Orgiva, set on 2500m2 of urban land, with mature gardens planted with a large variety of standard roses and shrubs. The property originally was owned by a Frenchman who was the manager of the mineral mines situated on the Sierra Lujar Mountain Range, which are still in use today, although only re started about eight years ago. The main house has a large entrance door and reception hallway, with doors leading off to the various rooms. There is a large sitting room with windows to the South elevation, this communicates with an equally large dining room which is separated by sliding doors, making it a great entertaining space for family gatherings or parties. The kitchen is on the West side of the house with a door to the outside, space for a sofa, table and chairs, also a large pantry for storage. There are four double bedrooms, and a family bathroom. This part measures 259m2
A stairway leads to a first floor attic apartment, this has a large living room kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom, ideal for extended family or teenage children! This measures 79m2.
There is another house which is single storey, a front terrace overlooks the 39m2 swimming pool and garden, the front door enters into an open plan living room/dining kitchen. There are two bedrooms and a family bathroom. This was built to house the owners elderly relatives, it would be ideal for letting or for extended family. This measures 117m2
There are also two garages, one with electric door.
The property is connected to mains water, electricity and drainage. Internet is available from several local suppliers.
It takes one two minutes 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.