Ref # : 0222
For Sale € 430,000
Traditional stone built cortijo situated just outside the village of Capiliera, voted one of the prettiest villages in Spain. The property is set in just under 6000m2 of land which is in several parts, a nice garden area with grass around the house planted with a variety of shrubs and fruit trees including cherry, walnut, plum etc. Another terrace has the alberca (swimming pool) with lovely area for sunbeds etc affording lovely views over the Poquiera valley. The property is entered through a large wooden double gate into a patio area with plants pots and lovely views, covered with a traditional style roof of the are with slate and beamed ceiling. The main entrance door leads into a large sitting room with fireplace and three windows giving different views. Off the sitting room there is access to a large double bedroom with built in wardrobe and an en suite shower room. A short passageway also leads off the sitting room with access to the fully fitted kitchen, hand made with red pine and with tiled worktop, pantry and access to the garden through French doors. Situated in the passageway there is a pellet stove which gives a good balanced heat through the ground floor in the winter months. Two steps lead up to a dining area with an open fireplace and door to a rear patio area. opposite the dining room there is another large double bedroom with window overlooking the garden. Between the two a staircase leads up to another two double bedrooms each with built in wardrobe and dual aspect.
Outside there are two covered porches providing space to relax, dining etc. The top garden leads down to another terrace where the alberca (swimming pool) is located with wonderful views over the Poqueira Valley and toward the Mulhacen, Caleta peaks. There is another are of land which is a wooded area with walking paths around set under acorn trees. There is a natural spring shared with neighbours for the house water supply, then there are rights to acequia water for irrigation of the land.
Mains electricity is connected. house water is provided from a shared spring. Irrigation water rights. Internet available from local suppliers.
The highest of the 'Three White Villages" in the Barranco de Poqueira, at 1,436m, Capileira is a good base for walking in the gorge itself or up to the Sierra Nevada. It's twisting, steep streets are dotted with many springs gushing with fresh mountain water and there are superb views of the Poqueira gorge and the Sierra Nevada everywhere you look. With a population of 600, it′s also the largest of the three villages in the Poqueira gorge – the others being Bubión and Pampaneira – and it has a good choice of accommodation and bars. Malaga airport around a two hour drive, and the beaches of the Costa Tropical around one hour.