Cortijo for sale in Sierra de la Contraviesa, Spain
Main house on the left and 3 of the 4 rental apartments on the right
Beds: 8, Baths: 6
ID Number: 1549
Country house with guest accommodation
Full Description: This superb 577 m2 country property is both luxurious and rustic combined offering it's visitors the most amazing views of the surrounding rolling countryside.
Split over several self-contained living areas which have been exceedingly well designed and thoughtfully arranged as a rural accommodation focus together with ample private living quarters, ready to move in, this clean, crisp large rustic property is the perfect retreat for guests wishing to "get away from it all". Becides the large private living area, there are self-contained apartments of various sizes, for 16 persons in total.
The grounds are well cared for and a delight to walk around as there are splashes of flowers, plants, trees and pretty terrances inviting one to relax and take in the scenery.
The property is set in 7.5 hectares of land, the views are simply wonderful with no blight at all.
Situated 4 kms from the main road. The track leads us to the impressive front wrought iron gates, leading to the beautiful pool and BBQ terrace and courtyard, which greets each visitor.
The property is warm, harmonious and oozes that luxury feel in a rustic manner.
This is a most spectacular property for the discerning buyer, either for a large private residence or to set up as a rural accommodation business.
In total this property has:-
Holiday rental business potential
Several reception room
Ample sun terraces and balconies
Private courtyard, gardens and swimming pool.
Vegetable and fruit garden
Bodega (Wine Cellar)
Small vineyard producing 550 litres of wine per year from established vines.
Olive, fig and almond trees
Split over several self-contained living areas which have been exceedingly well designed and thoughtfully arranged as a rural accommodation focus together with ample private living quarters, ready to move in, this clean, crisp large rustic property is the perfect retreat for guests wishing to "get away from it all".
Besides the large private living area, there are self-contained apartments of various sizes, for 16 persons in total.
Three of the apartments are located in a separate building to the main Cortijo. It has pretty established gardens with fruit trees, and pathway between offering privacy for all.
On the lower floor are two studio apartments one twin and one double with bedroom, kitchen and bathroom, all finished to an extremely high standard.
Both studios have south facing terraces with views to the surrounding countryside.
The upper floor has the much larger apartment which can sleep 8 persons; it has a large and spacious lounge area with a feature fireplace and cast iron wood burning stove, a fitted kitchen, fully tiles bathroom and bedroom which currently has a double bed and bunk beds in, which is perfect for families.
From the lounge area is a door leading out onto a superb sun terrace and shaded seating area, with breath taking views of open countryside. There is also a terrace to the side of the property, which gives spectacular views to the Sierra Nevada mountain range.
There is also a good size garage and store on the lower level. If you are considering continuing the rental business the owners have an established website that could be transferred if required.
The majority of the furniture and fittings within the rental accommodation could be available by negotiation.
The main entrance to the house is through the courtyard and pool area, and a shady terrace with the most spectacular views to the mountains.
The main house, which is the original farmhouse, has been renovated to a high standard: which provides a beautiful family home finished in traditional Alpujarran style.
The kitchen is tiled and fitted with all modern appliances, a lovely chestnut beamed lounge and dining area with traditional fireplace with wood burner, a further intimate dining room, a double bedroom, a single bedroom and a family bathroom.
There is also a grand master suite with French windows and a Juliet balcony, a private lounge area with two beautiful feature stone and brick archways, also a large fully tiled and equipped bathroom with bath, separate walk in shower, wash basin and toilet, with antique wood panelled wall.
On the lower floor of the main house is the forth apartment. It has a separate entrance, two bedrooms and a lounge with dining area, feature archways, kitchen, and a fully tiled family bathroom.
This accommodation opens onto a shaded area leading to an extensive sun terrace and BBQ.
There is a further store area of approx 50 m2, under the main house, again with a separate entrance, this room is currently being used as a gym and store room, but could easily be converted to provide further family or guest accommodation.
The land which is 7.5 hectares predominantly cultivated to almonds, figs, olives and established vines of Tempranillo, Vigiriego and Grenache varities producing in excess of 500 litres of good quality wine, the property is situated within an area of “Fine Cultural Interest”
The property has the benefit of mains water, and separate water storage system which collects rain water in winter, and two separate solar systems provide free electricity, with generate back up. Although mains electricity is in the area and could be connected in the future if required.
It also has telephone, internet and satelite TV connected. There is also a designated website which could be made available.
The airports of Almeria and Granada are approx a 90 minute drive away. Malaga is only just over 2 hours drive but when the new motorway is fully open it will not take as long.