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3439 Country House, Mature Gardens

Carataunas, Granada, Las Alpujarras
€ 600.000

Description

This one of a kind property is presented in the traditional Alpujarran style, the current owners have renovated it to a high standard but maintained its original charm.

 

The house is on two floors, the beautiful wooden entrance door leads into a reception hall, with two rooms off and stairs to the first floor. The rooms off are currently used one as a dining room with traditional built in cupboards, a traditional fireplace and window to the front. The other room with window to the front is a snug with built in seating and a bar. From the dining room a door leads into the Alpujarran style kitchen with windows to both sides, furnished currently in the Aplujarran style (furniture not included) but negotiable. Also on the ground floor there is a large master bedroom with an en suite bathroom, dual aspect windows.

 

On the first floor there is a very large open plan sitting room, with one part over the porch with windows all around providing wonderful views and light and a traditional fireplace. Access out onto a terrace again with wonderful views. Off the sitting room another bedroom with built in wardrobes, french doors with views down over the valley, another overlooks the garden and fountain. There are a further two bedrooms, both doubles with en suite bathrooms, one with a balcony affording wonderful views.

 

Outside, accessed by some steps there is a studio, ideal for painting or working from home. Adjacent there is the plant room, this contains the oiled fired central heating boiler. Paths lead through to the grassed swimming pool area and gardens, there is another outbuilding for tools and storage, also a garage with utility area for the washing machine. The mature garden around the house itself with many trees, including palm, Cyprus and fruit trees, provides shade from the summer sun.

 

Services

The property is connected to mains water, electricity and telephone. The property also has rights to acequia (irrigation) water for which there are Alberca (water tanks) on the land.

 

Location

The property is situated only a twelve minute drive from Orgiva and another fifteen minutes to the "Three White Villages" the prettiest villages in the Poqueira valley with a range of shops, restaurants and bars. The regional capital of Orgiva, with all facilities is under 12 mins away, the historic city of Granada can be reached in 1hour and 15 minutes, the beaches of the Costa Tropical in under an hour and the airport at Málaga in under two hours.

 

If you don’t know this area well, why not take a look at our exposure guide on the Alpujarras in the Area Guide section above (next to Overview).

Features

 General
Tranquil Location
Panoramic Views
South West Facing
Very Private
Renovated
Potential B&B
 Interior
Central Heating
Fully Fitted Kitchen
Utility Room
Wood Burner Stove(s)
 Exterior
Mature Gardens
Private Entrance
Roof Terrace
Outbuildings
Garage
Private Pool
 Services
Water - Mains Connection
Electricity - Mains Connection
 Land
Plenty Of Water
Gently Sloping Land
Olive Grove
Water Deposit
Acequia Rights
Fruit Trees

Distances

  • Secondary School: 13 minutes by Car
  • Primary School: 13 minutes by Car
  • Town: 13 minutes by Car
  • Beach: 45 minutes by Car
  • Airport: 100 minutes by Car
  • Supermarket: 13 minutes by Car
  • Restaurant: 13 minutes by Car

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Buying Procedure and Costs

The details listed above are believed to be correct but are offered merely as a guide and do not form part of any future contract. If you are unfamiliar with buying property in Spain you may wish to read our guide to the buying procedure.
As in all countries there are further costs incurred when purchasing a property which are not included in the price stated above. These are the purchase tax, buyer's share of agency commission, notary and registry. Together these constitute approximately 11% in Andalucia, 13% in Extremadura and 14% in the Comunidad de Valencia. Please remember to take account of this when budgeting.