Fantastic opportunity to purchase a large renovated rustic cortijo with registered organic land.
This 200m² cortijo and additional out buildings are located in the Sierra de la Contraviesa and set in 13.3 hectares of land, 7.4 hectares of which is registered organic.
The house has two floors; the upper level is accessed from the large terrace with a grape vine covered pagoda, which stretches the full length of the house, or via a staircase from the lower level. There are two doors to the house at this level, through the centre door is a hall leading to a large double bedroom with dressing room and ensuite bathroom with a large walk-in rainfall shower, wash basin/vanity unit and wc.
The hall also has stairs to the lower level and access to a room, currently used as a study. Through the study is a ‘L’ shaped open plan kitchen, dining and living area with painted, beamed ceilings. As this is the upper level, there are wonderful views of the mountains through the two, double opening windows one of which has a Juliet balcony. The kitchen has a large gas stove, a double Belfast style sink and a window to the rear terrace. Through the kitchen is another hall/sitting area with a door to the terrace and access to a shower room and a small double bedroom.
On the lower level there is a store room at one end of the property and a store/utility room at the other. There is also an ensuite double bedroom, the ensuite has a walk in shower, washbasin and wc. This bedroom has a door to a courtyard outside of the house so could be used as a guest apartment. Through the utility room is the staircase to the upper level.
The property has a modern 3Kw solar system, solar hot water with gas boiler backup. There is mains water feed to a 6000 litre tank plus a 500 litre tank fed from a natural stream.
To the side of the house, at the lower level is a recently renovated small building, currently used as a gym/workshop but has the potential for other uses.
At the upper level is a walled terrace with seating and room for a small above ground pool.
There is also a separate, two-storey barn that could be used as a garage and for tool storage etc.
The surrounding land has approximately 1000 almond trees, 80 fig trees, 300 grape vines, 3 olive trees. The vegetable garden grows enough produce to be self-sufficient and has a bed of saffron, strawberry, raspberry and blackberries, walnut, cherry, plum, apple, pear, pomegranate, apricot, quince and avocado.