If you're looking for a slice of Tropical Spanish garden with all types of palm trees and tropical plants this is the property for you. Set amongst this beautiful mature tropical garden is a three bedroom cortijo. Built to a high standard using quality materials, including a suspended concrete beam and block floor, insulated cavity walls and double glazed hardwood windows. The property is approached via a gravel driveway with parking area for several cars. An archway of jasmin leads through to the front of the house where there is a covered porch area with space for chairs and a sofa to sit and absorb the wonderful views of the Sierra Lujar Mountain range whilst overlooking the swimming pool 8m x 4m with its grass lawn and seating area. The front entrance door leads into an open plan living room with its fireplace and triple aspect windows, American style breakfast bar and fitted kitchen. A passageway leads through to a very useful walk in pantry and utility area. Then onto the three bedrooms, two with windows to the South and and third a single with a window to the West. A family bathroom with shower, wc and wash basin and window to the rear of the property. There is also a beautiful vegetable garden with raised beds, a set of gates from the track for ease of access. Also a chicken house complete with chickens for fresh eggs in the morning.The property is situated in a popular area of Orgiva, just over two kilo meters from the Town. Around a six minute drive or a half an hour walk to Town, to reach all the facilities it has to offer. The added advantage of the land with this property is that its is spread over several large flat terraces, making it easy to maintain.
Mains water and electricity are connected. Sewage is into a septic tank. There are water rights to the acequia (irrigation water) which comes from the best acequia in the area. The house is preinstalled for central heating although the current owner has not found it necessary to connect. Internet is available from several local suppliers.
It takes one 6 minutes drive to get to the centre of Orgiva, the nearest town. You’ll find banks, cash machines, post office, various supermarkets, numerous bars & restaurants, 3 health shops, a police station, all schools and 24 h medical services.
Orgiva has developed into a small centre of alternative culture, combining old Spanish tradition with the ecological lifestyle of a young foreign community. Driving 35 minutes along a beautiful mountain road takes you to Salobreña, the nearest beach of the Costa Tropical.Granada is a 50 minutes’ drive away. Another 30 minutes take you to the ski resort of Sierra Nevada. Skiing is possible between December and May. The highest lifts take you up to 3.400 metres and from there one enjoys unforgettable views of Granada and right across the Med to Africa.The Moors lived until the end of the 16th century in the Alpujarras. We not only still use their water channels and water deposits, but their original arabic names too. A proposal has recently been submitted to declare the Alpujarras a UNESCO world heritage site.
Hiking is pure pleasure here. It takes a 20 minute car drive to reach the borders of the National Park of Sierra Nevada. You can watch eagles circle in the blue skies, see ibexes fearlessly cross the cliffs above you and feel part of the magnificence of untouched nature all around.
Land & Gardens
Citrus Fruit Trees Extensive Gardens Fruit Trees Fully Renovated
Mature Gardens Mostly Flat Land Vegetable Garden
Broadband Internet Parking Area
Air Conditioning Fully Fitted Kitchen
Open Fireplace(s) Wooden Beams
Acequia Rights For Irrigation Mains Connection
Plenty Of Water Swimming Pool
Close To All Amenities Close To Village Magnificent Views Open Countryside Views
Private Entrance South Facing Tranquil Location Very Private