Ref # : 0169
For Sale € 165,000
A large house of around 180m2 built, the ground floor has a large area that can be let as a shop or office providing a regular income. There is a separate entrance to the up stairs maisonette, a large open plan living room with kitchen and utlity room, two sets of French windows overlooking the street. On the top floor there are thre double bedrooms and a bathroom. A door leads out to a small terrace and a further staircase up to the roof terrace which is the equal to the footprint of the property with 360 degree views of Orgiva and the surrounding Mountains ranges of the Sierra Nevada and the Sierra Lujar.
Mains electricity and water are connected. Internet is available from local suppliers.
Situated in the centre of 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.