Ref # : 0355
Sold € 148,000
A fantastic opportunity to by this traditional village house in the village of Capileira, voted one of Spains prettiest villages. The property has been renovated but maintains all it original charm and character. The main entrance door leads into a reception area where there is some built in shelving providing space for books etc. To one corner there is a guest bathroom with shower, wc and hand wash basin. The reception areas gives access to the kitchen, with window to the South elevation, a traditional style Alpujarra kitchen with a worktop area providing space for a washing machine, dishwasher. There's an original fireplace mantel giving lots of charm to the room. A door leads through into the sitting room, again with a window to the South elevation, the ceiling is of traditional style with chestnut beams and slate. A short hall leads through to a ground floor bedroom with space for a double bed, chest of drawers and built in closet, this room also has the traditional style ceiling the same as the sitting room.
Stairs lead up to the first floor, here there is a family bathroom with wash hand basin, bath, wc and a walk in shower. Window to the south elevation. A door leads through to the second bedroom, (currently used as a study) this could fit a double or two singles. There is access from here to the wonderful covered terrace with its traditional Tinao style roof of chestnut and slate roof. Affording fantastic views over the rooftops and towards the Poqueira Valley, and ideal place for a long lazy lunch soaking up the nature and sound of the goat bells in the distance.
Outside and on the lower ground floor in what was once the stable for the donkey, there is now a wonderful guest bedroom, ideal for those hot August nights as it is essentially below ground and maintains a lovely cool temperature. There is also a shower room with walk in shower. Also a storage area come workshop.
Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected. Internet is available from local suppliers.
The highest of the 'Three White Villages" in the Barranco de Poqueira, at 1,436m, Capileira is a good base for walking in the gorge itself or up to the Sierra Nevada. It's twisting, steep streets are dotted with many springs gushing with fresh mountain water and there are superb views of the Poqueira gorge and the Sierra Nevada everywhere you look. With a population of 600, it′s also the largest of the three villages in the Poqueira gorge – the others being Bubión and Pampaneira – and it has a good choice of accommodation and bars. Malaga airport around a two hour drive, and the beaches of the Costa Tropical around one hour.