Apartment for sale in Ugijar, Spain
Beds: 3, Baths: 2
ID Number: 651
New 3 Bed/2Bath Village Apartment With Roof Terrace In Famous Alpujarras Region.
Full Description: A recently completed good sized Spanish property, with the added bonus of a communal roof terrace, located in the small pretty white pueblo of Ugijar in the beautiful Alpujarras region of Southern Spain.This Andalucian property is in excellent condition, has wonderful views of the Sierra Nevada, and is an ideal investment opportunity for rental income, or would make a perfect holiday retreat. The apartment is situated on the 2nd floor in an exclusive development of only 8 apartments built on 2 storeys.
This pretty small white pueblo is around 600 metres above sea level and has around 3,000 inhabitants, but proudly boasts a church, doctors, chemist, numerous bars/restaurants (with excellent tapas), several supermarkets, bakers, plus the many fiestas that take place throughout the year.One of the largest villages in the Alpujarra, Ugíjar is full of history where Ulysses was supposed to have come. In the past the main industry was the confection of silk, now the agriculture of almonds, olives, vines, is a source of income. but the growing demand for real estate is changing Ugíjar into a more tourist-oriented area. Ugíjar is the center for the main administration and offers most services. The patron for Ugíjar and the Alpujarra is the "Virgen del Martirio" celebrated in October.
Time does not seem to pass in this sleepy Alpujarra region of Southern Spain. Today you still see workers with their mules working the land and harvesting their almonds and olives. Their traditions are imbedded in the deepest part of their souls and they take great pride in working the land. The beauty of the mountains, the sun that always shines, contact with nature, and the kind, generous people, all make this particular area a favorite one to live in.Traditions that go back to the Moors are still present in the gastronomy of the towns. "Tapas" are still a custom that is given free to the client when indulging in the odd cold glass of beer or wine.Nature walks, scenic drives, horseback riding, skiing, enjoying the sea and sun are of many activities one can enjoy while living in this area.The Alpujarra is still a region in Spain that conserves its beauty and is not affected by the changes in time. Habits cohabit with a slower development so the freshness of its people and the area has not been lost.Ugijar is situated below the Sierra Nevada Mountains, just above
Berja, and is only30-45 minutes to Almerimar Marina, under 60 minutes to Almeria airport, and numerous coastal villages & beach resorts can also be accessed in around 1 hour.All connections are on site including mains electrics, mains spring drinking water, and a landline telephone. ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES OF THE FOLLOWING:- Ground Floor Areas: Three (3) Double Bedrooms.One (1) Large Fully & Tiled Fitted Kitchen Area.One (1) Lounge/Dining Room.Two (2) Fully Tiled & Equipped Bathrooms.One (1) Pantry.External Areas:One (1) Communal Roof Terrace With Lovely Views.One (1) Balcony Off Kitchen Area. N.B. some furniture, fixtures and fittings are included in the price.