Ref # : 0410
For Sale € 165,000
Detached cortijo situated within walking distance of Orgiva town centre. The property is set in a parcel of flat land 1372m2, planted with olive trees, mandarin, orange, lemon, grapes and persimmon. The land is fenced, there are rights to acequia water for irrigation along with pozo (well) rights. The stable style wooden front door opens into a living room kitchen, a passage leads through to the bedrooms. There is a full family bathroom. To the side of the house a metal staircase leads to the roof, this affords lovely vies over surrounding cortijos and towards the Sierra Lujar, the property is South facing. There is a large useful storage are over one half of the property, ideal for all types of storage.
Mains water, electricity, drainage are connected. Internet is available from local suppliers.
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.