For sale direct from the owner!
Set in attractive, landscaped gardens, and olive and orange groves, the property is located in a sought-after position in Orgiva, Granada.
Properties such as this seldom come on the market with its unique combination of a rural setting and its close proximity to the town centre (5-10 mins walking).
Both the main house and cottage are on the same plot of land but quite separate and independent with their own gardens, south facing terraces, stunning views to the Sierra de Lujar mountains and independent access.
Both properties offer a spacious and comfortable home as well an independent space for family and friends, or for generating rental income, whether it be holiday or longer-term rentals. The possibilities are endless!
The deeds and paperwork relating to the property are all in good order with no hidden surprises.
This is an opportunity not to be missed!
The Main House…
The accommodation comprises of three spacious double rooms, and a further larger room that opens into a private terrace/patio. It is currently being used as a master bedroom. If preferred, it can be used as a spacious second living room, or as an artist’s studio. It is large enough to be easily converted to a small studio with independent access from the rear of the house.
There is a spacious outdoor south facing terrace/patio to the front of the house with magnificent views to the Sierra Lujar mountains. The canopy of the terrace mainly consists of grapevines, with other flowering plants surrounding it.
An array of bright and colourful flowering shrubs and plants are planted around the terrace/patio as well as in the garden. The gardens are laid to lawn with plenty of Olive and orange trees
The house is connected to mains electricity, water, sewage and internet and satellite TV. There is also a telephone connection.
Separate and independent from the main house is the Cottage comprising of a double bedroom, a twin bedroom and shower/WC. There is an open plan kitchen/living/dining area.
The cottage opens onto a south facing terrace with magnificent views to the mountains. Depending on the season, the terrace has a canopy of wisteria, grape vines and rambling rose.
An array of bright and colourful flowering shrubs and plants are planted around the terrace/patio as well as in the garden. Again, the garden is laid to lawn with olive and orange trees
The cottage is connected to mains electricity, water and Internet.
The Swimming Pool
The pool is an attractive feature of this property which has been thoughtfully and attractively designed and is enclosed by ochre walls with a gate and steps leading up to it.
The pool and terrace which are elevated, offer you magnificent views of the mountains and surrounding countryside.
There is underwater lighting and the terrace around the pool can also be illuminated (lights are connected to mains electricity). There is a pump room below that houses the pool pump and the washing machine. Adjoining there is another small store room.
The Land and Gardens
Nestled in the countryside, surrounded by olive, orange, mandarin and lemon trees, avocado, chirimoya (custard apple), figs and Nisperos, grape vines, almond and other fruit and flowering shrubs, the property offers you breath taking views of the surrounding mountains and countryside.
The gardens on the upper terrace where both the house and casita are positioned are thoughtfully landscaped with good sized lawns and a variety of flowering shrubs and plants.
There is also ample space to grow your own vegetables and herbs.
The large lower terrace is principally an orange and olive grove and there is plenty of space to erect wooden houses or yurts.
This land is fertile and verdant due to its location and has an abundant supply of irrigation water fed by the system of acequias (water channels), which were introduced by the Moors when they occupied Granada and the Alpujarra region.
The entire property is fenced with jasmine and honeysuckle and other climbers and ramblers. There are two separate access points to the property both with secure metal gates with locks.
There is a large shed for storage as well as a smaller one (it was once the children’s playhouse when they were little) and a larger walk-in shed (one side is open but can be easily closed off or extended to convert into a garage).
Mains electricity, water and sewage are connected. Internet is available and telephone connection available.
This property is situated in a quiet rural setting in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, in an elevated position just above the cosmopolitan market town of Orgiva. Yet it is less than 10 mins walk to Orgiva with it´s cafes, bars, restaurants, shops, and local amenities.
With sunshine guaranteed for at least 9 months of the year, the property offers both a space to relax and a central base to explore the region.
Located some 450 metres above sea level, Orgiva (the capital of the Western Alpujarras) lies in the Alpujarra valley between the Sierra de Lujar and the Sierra Nevada in the province of Granada. It has a population of around 6,000 people and offers a cosmopolitan mix of people and lifestyles. Orgiva is often described as “the gateway” to this region.
This region is one of the finest walking areas in Europe and has been certified by UNESCO as a Biosphere Reserve. The stunning landscapes of La Alpujarra is rich and varied – dramatic mountain peaks, fertile valleys and forests, olive and orange groves, rivers, lakes and waterfalls, picturesque white mountain villages, snow and sand.
Spain’s highest mountains the “Sierra Nevada” provide a magnificent backdrop to this partly undiscovered area of Spain, rich in history and culture, music and dance, fiestas and flamenco and some of the best and least expensive food and wine to be found…and tapas (complimentary appetizers/snacks served with each round of drinks ordered).
The nearest coast, the Costa Tropical, less than half an hour away by car, offers you the warm waters of the Mediterranean Sea with its abundance of fresh sea food, salads and traditional dishes. Mangos, avocados and chirimoya (custard apple) are abundantly available when in season. Mimosa, jacaranda, sugar cane, palm and date trees all thrive in this slice of tropical paradise, as do other luscious tropical plants and trees..
This area offers a wide range of activities, ranging from guided walks and treks, horse riding, bird watching, rock climbing, cycling, skiing/snowboarding, water sports, hot air balloon rides, golf and much more. A wide range of therapies are also available.
Bus services connect Orgiva to the coastal towns including Málaga, Marbella, Almeria, Cadiz and beyond, to the “Spa” town of Lanjarón, the popular white villages of the Sierra Nevada, and the provincial capital, Granada.
By car, Granada and the Alhambra Palace are 45 mins, Granada Airport an hour away, the Sierra Nevada Ski resorts 1 hour and the Costa Tropical coast and the picturesque white mountain villages are less than 30 minutes away. Malaga is 1.5 hours by car.