For sale direct from the owners!
This charming country home was built some 13 years ago and could be mistaken for a traditional old finca – it was built in the rustic style with many features to create a feeling of rural Andalucía. However, the property also comes with modern comforts such as central heating and double glazing and offers very low maintenance. It has also been designed to maximise the space internally.
The property has 3 bedrooms and 3 en-suite bathrooms – this makes it easy to accommodate guests and ensures privacy given the master bedroom suite is located on the first floor.
The living space is open plan with a beamed ceiling and a lovely double sided wood burning stove for the cooler months.
The kitchen is open plan but there is also a separate large utility room to keep the kitchen free of clutter and appliances. There is also a large larder cupboard with a further fridge/freezer – perfect for the cooks out there!
The property is surrounded by mature gardens with far reaching views and many secluded spots to enjoy the sun or shade and to relax with friends over lunch or dinner.
The pool is a free-form pool with steps into one end an “infinity” edge and is 1.9M at the deep end. The pool is heated with a solar piping system and is surrounded by a lovely sun terrace with mature palm trees which in turn is surrounded by well stocked gardens, it is a private area in which to enjoy the peace and tranquillity and the views of the distant mountains.
The key features of this delightful home included:
♦ Private, secluded location but with good access to villages and A92M
♦ 3 bedrooms and 3 en-suite bathrooms
♦ Rustic and traditional finishes but low maintenance – the charm of the old and the advantages of the new!
♦ Solar heated swimming pool
♦ Great views, mature gardens and many outside spaces to relax
♦ 8 acres of land including 200 olives – enjoy your own olive oil!
♦ Great location for walking, cycling or horse riding with no passing traffic
♦ Mains electric supply – 4.4KW
♦ Mains water supply plus an 8,000litre water deposit
♦ Broadband Internet with 6Mbps download
♦ Cavity wall insulation, roof insulated, double glazing and oil fired central heating
♦ Terracotta tiled flooring throughout the house.
The house is a generous 180M2 build set across two floors, the accommodation is flexible and with fully cavity wall insulation, double glazing and oil fired central heating this is a home that is comfortable all year round. Equally, being low maintenance, it can be considered a superb holiday home – just organising someone to look after the gardens.
On the ground floor:
There is a large covered terrace which leads into a light, bright and double aspect living room which has exposed, rustic beams and a vaulted ceiling increasing the feeling of space and light.
There is a fantastic double fronted wood burning stove between the living room and the kitchen/dining room creating a wonderful focal point in both living areas.
An archway from the living room leads through to the kitchen/dining room which is open plan with a dual aspect. There is a walk in pantry with plenty of storage and space for an additional fridge freezer.
There is an office room – ideal as a study or hobby room – this room currently doubles as a laundry room.
There is a large utility room which has plenty of storage.
There is a guest cloakroom with toilet.
On the ground floor are two of the three bedrooms – both doubles and both come with en-suite shower rooms – perfect for teenage children, elderly relatives or even guests (being separate from the master bedroom suite, upstairs).
The master bedroom suite is located on the first floor and benefits from lovely views across the gardens and the surrounding olive groves. Connected to the bedroom is a dressing area and en suite bathroom with a full-size bath and separate walk in shower.
There are French doors leading out onto an open terrace overlooking the garden, olive groves and mountains.
The house also has attic storage space accessed by an electric ladder system.
Gardens and land…
The house comes with just under 33,000M2 of land (just over 8 acres) and this is split into an olive grove and meadow areas. The olives provide a small income and are currently managed by a local farmer – the owners also have their own olives milled to create their own single estate, organic olive oil.
There are approximately 200 olives of varying maturity – they come with a subsidy each year of €500 and they can produce as much as 3,000kilos of olives. On a good year, this can create an income of as much as €2,000.
There are 3 mature almond trees – perfect for home use, cooking or grinding for use within recipes.
The garden areas are mature, well stocked and provide a natural setting in which the house nestles – there are various shaded terrace areas perfect for enjoying at different times of day and night.
There is a Petanque pitch which is the perfect way to spend an afternoon on a sunny but cool day.
There is parking for many cars – some of which come with shade.
There is a maintenance free septic tank treatment system and reed bed
Various sheds, wood stores and a workshop with mains electricity
The location of this property really does offer the best of both worlds – a peaceful setting, surrounded by countryside and with great views but just 10mins from the A92M motorway and 11kms from Villanueva del Rosario and Villanueva del Trabuco.
Located approximately 40kms from the coast, this area benefits from a dry heat (no humidity) and being 810 meters above sea level, the property often has a gentle breeze during the heat of summer.
Being close to the A92M, access to all major cities in Andalucia is easy – Antequera, known as the crossroads of Andalucia has a huge array of shopping options, cultural events, bars and restaurants. It also has a modern hospital and many other amenities.
The A92M motorway provides easy access to Malaga, Granada, Cordoba and Sevilla. There is also the new station at Antequera being built which will provide rail services to Granada on top of the existing AVE high speed routes available.
The access to the property is good – there is a well maintained “camino” to the property which is part tarmac, part gravel. The private access drive to the house has a lockable steel gate.
This is a glorious country home with plenty of charm and character – many rustic features but with modern comforts and low maintenance. The property offers a secluded and peaceful environment but without being isolated. The owners had the house built to their exacting standards and it really has been a labour of love. They now want to pass the house on to new owners who will grow to love it just as much in the coming years.