Villa For Sale in Cabrera
Cabrera : Villa Los Arcos is aptly named as a strong feature of the property are the beautiful Moorish arches. It is located in a prime position within the urbanization within walking distance of the centre of Cabrera. Typical of properties in this area it comprises the main house and a separate guest accommodation all of which are built around a private swimming pool and making the most of the stunning views. The main house comprises kitchen, dining room, living room with access to front and rear terraces, master bedroom and en-suite bathroom and a guest toilet. The guest accommodation comprises two double bedrooms and a family shower room with walk in shower. In addition there is a lovely gas fire with log effect in the living room, ample parking on the plot, plenty of storage, BBQ area and of course the most magnificent sunsets.
The village of Cabrera nestles in the slopes of the Sierras Cabrera from where it takes it's name. The properties located here enjoy dramatic and panoramic views, some with uninterrupted views to the Mediterranean Sea. Built on the site of a settlement dating back to Neolithic times the area is steeped in history. Ruins of older buildings can be found on many of the scenic walks from the village and the restored watch tower now houses a superb restaurant with beautiful terraces and breathtaking viewing area. Although very small in terms of numbers of dwellings, Cabrera enjoys local reknown for its' fiestas, green bowling and annual open gardens competition which draw people from miles around. Just a short distance above the Cortijo Grande Golf course it takes approximately 20 minutes to drive to Turre, the nearest town, and a further 10 minutes to the coast. The central urban area has been lovingly built in the style of the Moors, who raised a large settlement here in the fifteenth century, and the mosaic tiles on the domes and cupolas reflect the dazzling Mediterranean sun in spectacular blues and golds.
The town of Turre is a short drive away located in the valley of the Rio Aguas. Dating back to the times of the Moors today’s Turre is a bustling little market town. The labyrinth of streets in the old town are dotted with tapas bars and in the main square the natural fountain supplies drinking water to visitors all year round while the main thoroughfares offer a variety of shops, bars and restaurants that cater for all tastes and ages. Friday’s are market days when local produce, amongst other items, is abundantly available. Dotted with small pensions and hostals in and around the town Turre is a great little Spanish hideaway where one can enjoy local cusine in a relaxed Mediterranean atmosphere.
Situated only an hours drive from Almeria international airport and 1.5 to 2 hour drive to the airports of Murcia and Alicante, Turre has excellent motorway access and in the next few years will be served by the AVE high speed train from Madrid which will stop at the nearby town of Vera. The nearest beachesof Mojácar and Garrucha are approximately 8 kms away.