Country House For Sale in Albox
This renovated 200 year old country house is situated less than a 10 minute drive
Cortijo Catalina - A country house in the Albox area. (Renovated)
This renovated 200 year old country house is situated less than a 10 minute drive from the bustling town of Albox where all amenities can be found including shops, cafes, bars, restaurants, banks, schools and a 24 hour medical centre. The beautiful coastal resorts of Mojacar, Vera and Garrucha can be reached in 45-50 minutes, and Almeria airport in 1 hour 15 minutes.
The property with a build size of approximately 170m² is set on a large plot of 60,000m² with a good amount of flat land which makes it suitable for horses and there is an area close to the house that has enough room to create a sand school. Much of the land is planted with olive trees (approximately 80-100), almond trees, pomegranate,fig, orange, lemon, pear and there is also a small vineyard area, above ground pool and fantastic views over the surrounding mountain ranges. There are two buildings for renovation have a size of approximately 112m².
In front of the house there is a large gravelled area suitable for parking several cars with mature trees and an above ground pool.
The front entrance door of the main house leads into an arched, covered screened porch area, with ceiling beams, a perfect area for outdoor dining with enough room for a soft tub. To the side of the house is a utility room with washing machine and storage and in addition there is a shower with shower curtain, WC, wash hand basin.
From the covered porch the main door opens into the spacious fitted kitchen diner which is large enough for a full size table and dining chairs and comprises ample wall and floor units, double sink, free standing gas cooker with extractor hood above, 2 x fridge freezers, ceiling beams and ceiling fan.
Access through an archway leads through to the large lounge area with dual aspect windows, ceiling beams, air conditioning and ceiling fan. These two rooms have a shared and centrally situated fabulous feature fireplace with hearth and wood burner.
A door from the lounge gives access to a large bedroom with patio doors leading out to the garden with windows either side making this a bright room. Another door leads to the ensuite shower room comprising a large tiled walk in shower, WC, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin with mirror and cupboards above, and heated towel rail.
From the end of the kitchen a door opens into bedroom 2, a bright and sunny room with air conditioning, a fully tiled walk-in wardrobe with electric radiator. Another door leads from the kitchen into a large shower room with a walk in shower and a tiled seat inside, WC, wash hand basin set in a large wooden vanity unit with granite work top.
To the side of the house is a tool shed housing a gas water heater and reserve tank 2000l with a mains fed pump for good water pressure. Close to the main house there is a separate detached building which needs to be completed. The main door opens into a living room with a traditional fireplace with niches either side. At the end a door leads to a kitchen which is fitted with some units. A doorway on the left of the lounge leads to the rear of the house which is part renovated but unfinished. Building work has been started to create a bedroom and bathroom in this part of the house.
At the side of the house there is a small store room and bread oven and chimney, a wooden pergola that faces the main house and provides a lovely seating area. This is a property with lots of opportunity to have a main house with two separate guest properties for rental or would suit an extended family.
This property has many original and charming features including exposed ceiling beams and has fabulous views.
Viewing of this property is highly recommended.
There is also the option to purchase this property together with APF5320 Villa Catalina 1 - if this is interesting to you, please ask for more details.