Granada airport: 46 mins Granada city centre: 35 mins Nearest beach: 38 mins Sierra Nevada Ski Resort: 65 mins -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Approach to Property: Quiet Road Special Features: Own orange groves, lake views, 2 cortijo buildings on the site -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- On the edge of the village, next to the river Torrente, with views across its own orange groves to the Lake of Beznar, Cortijo Azul is 3,500 square metres of land with two cortijos standing on it. It even has a swimming pool. The cortijos have electricity and water connected and are of sufficient antiquity to be considered to have probity. They could be restored and possibly extended, subject to planning permission. Cortijo one is recognised as being a habitation. It has a kitchen/sitting room with a fireplace and a sink, a double bedroom and a bathroom. Above is a terrace with terrific views to the south over its own orange grove and the Lake of Beznar. It has a large covered terrace for al-fresco eating and a six metre by four swimming pool. The second cortijo is at present an animal pen. The previous owner was a farrier who evidently was hounded by the local veterinary college because of his extensive knowledge of animal husbandry and homeopathic cures, and his tools are still lying around this cortijo. There is parking for about six cars, and apart from the orange trees, there are many vines and some plum trees.
This ancient large cortijo is located in a lovely, shallow valley, extremely private but less than 1km from the main road, via an excellent quality, flat track. With over 14 rooms of various shapes and sizes with loads of character and a large enclosed courtyard, In need of total renovation, this property would make an excellent home/investment once renovated. Within 15 minutes of Alhama de Granada and the Bermejales lake, 40 minutes to Granada airport and 50 to the city it also has access to good facilities. The views are excellent and there is a project available to bring electricity into the valley properties.
Attractive Cortijo in good structural condition but in need of modernizing. Consisting of 2 bedrooms, bathroom, lounge, kitchen, and 3 outbuildings which would enable extending the property possible to a large size, garage, water but no electric (which would best be served by solar power or private generator). Set amidst acres of almond orchards. There is an old threshing circle beside the property which makes an ideal parking area. Within minutes of the picturesque bermejales lake and the historical town of Alhama de Granada surrounded by a beautiful and unspoilt area of Andalucia, with Granada & Malaga airports are within reasonable travel distance this is an excellent hillside retreat.
This is a fantastic plot of land, located just minutes from the village of Beznar and easily accessed via a track which is in very good condition. The village is literally within view of the property and only takes 5 minutes by car to reach, also the motorway between Granada and Motril is within a few kilometres from the property, so although in a beautiful, peaceful spot, the property is not isolated. The plot has an 80 plus m2 structure on it, which can be rebuilt and additional metres can be added to the property with the proper building licenses. The plot measure 15,000m2 and has several almond, olive and lemon trees on it. There is also one part of the plot that is completely flat, should you want to keep horses or other livestock. It overlooks the reservoir in Beznar, as well as the village. Electric and water are only about 500 metres from the property, and can be easily run up to the property.
This very old cortijo has 28 rooms The top floor was renovated approximately 20 years ago and is fairly sound, It is one large room, as is the case in this part of Spain and can be made into various, the bottom floor includes a kitchen, and a bathroom, but will need modernising. It is very clean and tidy inside and up to two years ago was occupied. There is 1000 m2 of land and varios outbuildings. The old house could be made into a rural hotel or a bed and breakfast business. Set in an elevated position, the house has lovely views of the mountains and valley of the area called Puertecico.
The property comes in two parts:
Entering through a hallway your are lead to the kitchen which has a marble sink and granite worktops (white goods are not included), a utility room, fireplace, inner courtyard and a basic swimming pool. There is a bathroom outside which includes a bath and a sink, 2 bedrooms (one large one with enough room for four single beds plus wardrobes) and the other bedroom is also very large, enough for a king size bed, wardrobe and perhaps a sofa. The rooms have original features such as exposed wooden beams in the ceiling.
The second part of the property has a lounge with a large fireplace, a very large dining table with a granite top and big enough to sit ten people, and a small kitchenette. Stairs lead up to a large bedroom with very high ceiling and a huge bathroom with shower.
The property measures 110m2, plus 70m2 of patio. Although there is not a lot of land with this property, it has loads of potential.
the property is ready to move into!
This is a fabulous 2 bedroom cortijo that has been completely reformed, extended and modernised. It has a brand new bathroom and kitchen and a large living area on the ground floor, with 2 bedrooms on the 1st floor. There is so much character with this house. There is ample room for a pool on the plot of 500 sqm,. It is surrounded by trees so totally private. This is a perfect village location not far from Granada and the ski slopes and close to a stunning lake. Great views too.
This renovated cortijo (farmhouse) is located in the hills to the north of Málaga close to the nature reserve Montes de Málaga in the Axarquia. It is accessed by a good dirt track taking you through beautiful landscape with pine woods and farming land. At the cortijo you are really enjoying the best of both worlds; only 15 minutes from the centre of Malaga with all its shopping, culture and entertainment, as well as the popular beaches close to the city. In this lovely setting you can live an easy, quiet life in the countryside but with everything at hand. Property The cortijo has been carefully renovated by the owners over a period of years and the result is a harmonic V-shaped building enclosing a big south facing terrace. The terrace has been designed as a barbecue area and a pergola covered with grapevines provides shelter from the sun. The interior has been kept in the idyllic style of an old farmhouses, conserving many of the details from the old building like a fireplace and built-in shelves. The cortijo has a kitchen, one sitting/dining-room, two double bedrooms, a bathroom and a library that could be used as a third bedroom. Also connected to the buildings are two big utility rooms of which one could be converted into a guestroom or a second bathroom. Even though the cortijo is semi-detached it is not overlooked by the neighbour and there are several possibilities for placing a pool with full privacy. Land The land surrounding the farmhouse is partly irrigated with water from a private well and a small stream crossing the land. On the irrigated land there are a lot of fruit trees and in a vegetable garden behind the house potatoes and vegetables are grown. The “dry” land is planted with olive and almond trees.
A traditional single storey cortijo built within the footprint of the original larger cortijo, offering the oppurtunity to extend to the larger footprint. There is also a substantial stone ruin which could be renovated to produce another seperate building or part of the main house. The entrance to the property leads into an open plan living area which includes the kitchen, dining and lounge area with open fireplace. The property has three bedrooms and a large spacious fully-tiled bathroom. In addition there is another with adjacent smaller room which could be developed into a further en-suite bedroom. An unusual feature of this property is a domed enclosed area which is utilised in the winter as a sheltered outside space, this provides warmth from the sun whilst being sheltered from the cool mountain winds. The property is set in 4.5 hectares of land which is laid mainly to almonds, figs and grapes. This property has the most spectacular views and when the land to the front is cleared and levelled will offer a wonderful area for a terrace or possible extension to the property. The property is situated along a track of about 5kms but is easily passable with a car. The Sierra de Contraviesa is a haven for wild life and wildflowers grow in abundance in the terraces and amongst the almond and fig trees. Just a 15 min drive to Cadiar where you will find all amenities Shops, Restaurants, Bars, Doctors with 24 hr medical centre, Chemists and Schools. Airports are Granada 90 mins, Almeria 90 mins, Malaga 150 mins driving time. The beaches of the Costa Tropical are approximately 45 mins away.
A recently reformed cortijo in the Sierra Nevada Parque Natural.
The cortijo has spectacular views towards the village of Laroles and to the Sierra Gador and to the Mediterranean beyond. The current owners have lived a self sufficient life here and have kept goats and rabbits and have been successful in growing a wide variety of organic vegetables and fruits and have produced their own wine.
The property is ready to move straight into and has the benefit of central heating suppplied from a wood burning boiler sited in the garage. The decision for a wood burning boiler was taken beacuse there is an abundance of fallen wood for collection in the surrounding area.
The lounge 8.1m x 4.4m has a corner wood burning fire with small oven over just perfect for baked potatoes, pizzas etc. Two windows with shutters overlooking the front terrace and the other to the driveway and garden. The style of the living area is open plan and a small but well equipped kitchen is to the right of the front door upon entering the property this also has a window to the front terrace of the property. The kitchen has a range style gas cooker with extractor hood over, a ceramic deep sink, and isdesigned in the traditional Alpujarran style.
There are three bedrooms on the ground floor all with radiaitors and one with fitted wardrobe. The bathroom has a skylight to allow natural daylight in and this can also be opened for ventilation. Bathroom comprises of full size bath with shower over, toilet and washbasin and is fully tiled.
A shelved pantry with a gas fridge is situated between the bathroom and the garage internal door access.
The garage which is large enough for two cars also houses the solar power system installation, the central heating boiler and the gas water heater installations.
There is a further bedroom of 3.5m x 3.5m with an ensuite shower room which is fully tiled. The bedroom has a seperate external access from the main house and could be used as a B&B rental unit, the views from the terrace are spectacular and sunny for most of the day. The "terrace" is actually the roof of the house and if it were to be utilised as a terrace would need to have some form of fencing/railing installed.
The front of the property has a lovely shaded terrace the shade being provided by an intertwined wisteria and grape vine, which offers much needed shade from the summer heat.
There is a terraced area to the side of the property which has a large wood store equipped with power lighting. A little further away are the animal sheds and feed store. Which are structurally sound and dry.
There is a water storage bolsa to the front of the property.
The is also has a large ruin of 322m2 with an attached water bolsa.
The property is powered by solar with a generator back up and water is from a mountain spring which flows all year. It is tastefully finished and has rustic tiling throughout.
A variety of produce has been grown on the land and there are a number of fruit trees.
Almonds x 200 trees, Walnuts, Figs, Pears, Red and Black Cherries, Apple, Peach, Medlar fruit, Kaki and Mulberry.
The nearest town is Laroles for basic every day neccessities and the closest large town is Ugijar approx a 20 minute drive where there are schools catering for all ages, 24/7 medical facilities, shops, bars , restaurants and banks.
Granada airport - 100minutes drive. Almeria airport - 70 minutes drive.