Country House For Sale in Huercal-Overa
Detached character house currently run as a successful Airbnb business Huerca
Cortijo Geranio - A country house in the Huercal-Overa area. (Resale)
Detached character house currently run as a successful Airbnb business Huercal Overa
This beautiful detached property stands in its own walled and gated grounds of 838m with private gated traditional Andalucian courtyard with various seating areas. There are low maintenance established gardens to the front and side and in the rear courtyard is a private raised dip pool for guests use. There is a driveway with plenty of off road parking for at least 3 cars or a car and a motor home plus a storage and utility room which houses the gas bottles and boilers and where gas central heating could easily be connected plus 2 additional store rooms. There is also a plot at the other side of the access road of 1141m which is rustic so could not be built upon but which could be landscaped to create further seating areas, fruit trees, market garden etc.
To the front a covered shaded seating area leads to double doors entering the main house. In the main house and owner’s accommodation you have a huge dining room, an open plan kitchen with a further reception room, a winter lounge, a summer lounge, 2 downstairs double bedrooms (one currently used as an office and a family bath and shower room. Stairs then lead to the first floor which comprises of two further bedrooms and a shower room.
The house is a whopping 251m over two floors without the separate guest accommodation.
Great care and attention to detail has been used in reforming this property retaining much of its traditional character, beamed high ceilings, traditional windows, original fireplaces etc but at the same time it has a modern open plan feel to it. Off to the left of the dining room a step down takes you to a very spacious, modern and fully fitted kitchen with a large windows letting in lots of natural light to this area. There is a huge centre island and lots of storage. Off here a step up takes you to an additional reception room which could make an additional sitting / reading room, ideal for entertaining in this open plan space.
From here a single door leads to the outside rear courtyard and there is a connecting door to the self contained apartment which can be locked from both sides. In this way that area of the house can be used for private guests or can create even more living space for the main house if required. A staircase with wrought iron banister leads up to the first floor landing off of which there are two very generous double bedrooms and a family shower room. Again lots of character with high beamed ceilings, feature alcoves in the walls etc.
Back on the ground floor leading off the dining area, which has a free standing log burning fire, an archway leads to a cosy winter lounge with a beautiful original log burning fireplace and high beamed ceilings. From here a step and a single door lead to a summer lounge/garden room with double doors which lead out to a private owner’s only terrace. A hallway to the side of the lounge leads to the master bedroom to the front of the house with French doors leading out to the front covered terrace which lets in lots of light and feature fireplace and alcoves. There is a further double bedroom with a full wall of wardrobes and which is currently used as an office with a large family bathroom with additional walk in shower between.
So to recap, in total there are 4 bedrooms in the main house and 2 bathrooms, 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom on each floor.
There is a self contained studio apartment of approximately 29m which has its own access via a side gate leading to the rear courtyard and pool area. Double entrance doors lead into an open plan bedroom with seating area which look out onto the courtyard and an archway leads through to a kitchenette with everything that you need for your stay and a private shower room.
Self contained apartment
With approximately 49m of living space over 2 floors it has a private access door from the driveway which leads into a hallway and seating area. A door then leads to a fully fitted and equipped breakfast kitchen. Stairs with a wrought iron banister lead to the first floor which is very light and airy, spacious and open plan with a TV and seating area with a log burner for the winter months, a double bed and a private ensuite shower room.
The property has a Tourism License from the Junta de Andalucía and has been running as an existing Airbnb business for the last 3 years. There are currently bookings through to the end of September and many repeat clients. It is an ideal place to stay for couples looking for peace and tranquillity, country walks or even house hunters looking in the area.