A beautiful three bedroom country house with a pool, on 6,000 m2 of land, located a short distance below Carataunas, not far from the town of Orgiva.
The house was built thirteen years ago by the town hall architect, and was extended by the current owners. It comprises of two levels, the upper level of 105 m2 and the lower level of 25 m2. The upper level has a large living room-dining room with open plan kitchen (and a very high quality gas cooker).
Steps lead up from the living area to two bedrooms, separated by a shower room, and on the opposite side down to a beautiful rotunda room, used as a bedroom, with balcony and access via French doors to the outside terraces. There is also on this level a bathroom and a walk-in wardrobe.
The lower level of the house, directly below the rotunda room, is a large (25 m2) storeroom-workshop.
Adjacent to the house is a large patio, swimming pool, and terraces with seating areas. The house is wired for mains electricity, and at present this is supplied by twelve solar panels, with storage batteries, sufficient to run a washing machine and other white goods, electronics, lighting etc. The owner has also installed a small turbine generator in the river, one hundred metres distant. The house has town water connected, and the land has irrigation water rights, and the shared use of a spring.
The land is 6,000 m2 of irrigated terraced hillside land, with about 40 olive trees, yielding about 1,000 kilos of olives annually, and almond trees.The access is by 500 m of good track, steep in parts, from Carataunas, which the town hall is shortly to concrete.
The house is offered for sale unfurnished.
The nearby town of Orgiva with its interesting and cosmopolitan atmosphere is one of the major towns of the Alpujarra and offers excellent amenities & facilities including; a variety of shops, supermarket, restaurants, cafes, bars, banks, medical centre, library, schools and much more.
The historic city of Granada is approximately 50 minutes car journey and the airport just less than one hour from where there are direct flights to London.
Malaga airport is approximately one and a half hours journey as is the Costa del Sol. The Sierra Nevada ski resort can be reached within 80 minutes.
The Sierra Nevada national park and the Alpujarra region are a walkers paradise with its stunningly beautiful natural scenery, from impressive mountain ranges, hillsides dotted with Almond, Olive, Orange & Lemon trees, to verdant river valleys, this area has to be one of the most special and enchanting places in Andalucia.
Whilst being within easy reach of Granada and the Sierra Nevada, the Costa Tropical coastal area is also only 40 minutes away, where there is the attractive hilltop town of Salobreña which has lovely sandy beaches, as well as the larger town of Motril with offers a wide variety of amenities & facilities.