Ref # : 0060
For Sale € 280,000
Two stone built cortijos in the traditional Alpujarran style. The properties are set some meters apart with easy access from the main road, no long dusty tracks so ideal for living in one and letting the other. Both are in liveable condition but could do with some updating to modern standards. The first house has a large living/dining/kitchen with open fireplace and wooden beamed ceilings, a single bedroom and a double along with the famiy bathroom. The second house is similar with a large open plan living/dining kitchen, shower room and large double bedroom. Outside there are nice terraces to sit and admire the views towards Pampaneira to one side and the poqueria Valley to the South side. An ideal property for someone who wants ot live in Spain and have an income.
Mains water and electricity are connected. The property has rights to acequia water (irrigation water) for the land. Internet is available from several local suppliers.
The nearest village is Pampaneira, with a range of bars, restaurants and shops. The baker drives past and can leave your daily bread, also the gas man delivers gas bottles.
It takes you 15 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.