This truly stunning cortijo is located just a short drive from the traditional market town of Caudete. If you are looking to move into a fabulous family home, run a casa rural or even AirBnB then look no further, this property is ready to go and is being sold as seen, completely furnished. Bring your suitcases, unpack and start living your new life here, no need to do as much as lift a paintbrush.
Fully reformed and providing an amazing living space, this traditional cortijo has been a labour of love for the current owners who purchased the property in 2004 as little more than an empty shell, unloved and neglected with neither running water or electricity.... and who are now looking to move to new pastures. Lovingly restored and enhanced throughout this amazing property needs to be viewed to understand exactly what is on offer as it is impossible to fully convey just how perfect this lovely home is and the amazing options available. Many original features remain so there are plenty of nooks and crannies that add to the amazing feel that this property has to offer. The decoration throughout is incredible and this whole property provides a welcoming, relaxing and homely vibe throughout and this continues through into the amazing garden.
Due to the configuration and size, the property has immense opportunity to utilise the rooms to meet your own individual living or business requirements.
There are 5 double bedrooms, all are very large and have space for storage and seating areas. 4 of the bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms or shower rooms and the 5th bedroom has a bathroom directly opposite. Only two of the bedrooms (one being the twin with separate bathroom) are on the first floor the remaining bedrooms and all other accommodation is on the ground floor. All of the bedrooms would make welcoming accommodation facilities if the property was being used as a business due to the size and airiness of each room.
There is a welcoming entrance hall and either side of this room you have two rooms, one is currently set up as a gym and the room opposite is a dressing room. Both of these rooms are a good size and could easily be used as additional bedrooms if required thus giving the possibility of 7 bedrooms.
There is a fabulous central living and dining room that has a beamed ceiling and a pellet fire, it really is the hub of this incredible property and from this room, you have access to the remaining rooms on the ground floor. There is a further more intimate living room and this also has a pellet fire along with a log burner that the owners decided to leave in place giving a choice of options for heating.
The spacious contemporary kitchen is newly fitted and comprises and extensive range of base and wall units providing plenty of work space. There is a 5 ring gas hob and electric oven and fridge / freezer. The window provides excellent light to enhance the features of this room.
The amazing garden room is an absolute joy. This room has almost floor to ceiling glazing including sliding patio doors providing you with views over and access to the amazing walled garden and superb swimming pool. Being a garden room, plants thrive in here but this room offers so much more. There are two double sofas providing you a wonderful place to relax whilst chatting with friends, behind this there is a dining area with feature curved BBQ but to ensure full relaxation there is even a spa in this room!! The owners also use it as a cinema room with projector and pull-down screen. This room really does offer it all but as this house does not disappoint in any way as you then have the amazing courtyard room. Being designed in a U-shape in true cortijo style, this room is just the amazing entertaining space and offers views over the courtyard itself. There is plenty of space for dining and relaxing but there is also a kitchen with breakfast bar and toilet to one corner of this room. Whether you are hosting a party for your own friends or as a function room you could not wish for a more perfect room in which to celebrate. There are 3 feature murals that look amazing by day but by night come alive as a truc de l´oeil (trick of the eye) back-lit windows.
Within the courtyard garden there is also a utility room, gas storage and a workshop, walking through the large doors you enter into the main garden of this property. This garden is densely planted with a variety of trees, to include fruit trees, and shrubs, it is a pure joy to walk around and there are numerous seating areas from which to enjoy these gardens and of course, the centre bespoke swimming pool with sunbathing areas, enhances this garden beyond belief. It really is an amazing place to relax and enjoy.
Set behind the walled garden there is the forest area where you will find a garage, car port and space for storing logs for the wood burner. There is an additional plot of land thus giving you a total land size of 8,956sqm. There is plenty of space to grow your own vegetables and have some chickens and maybe smaller animals if this is something you would like to do. The options are endless and if you required more land there is plenty of adjoining land that could be purchased.
The area in which this property is located is a short drive to the vibrant traditional market town of Caudete, the property is not isolated and there are a variety of nationalities in the area.
There are not enough words to describe adequately this property, it is one of those that has to be viewed to get a real feel for everything on offer, however to enhance everything as mentioned above, the property has gas central heating throughout, high speed internet is connected, mains water and electricity are also connected. The property also has a newly installed septic tank.
Caudete is a traditional tranquil Spanish market town located in inland Spain. Whilst the pace of life is slow, there is everything you need in the town for day to day living, including shops, banks, bars, restaurants, post office, supermarkets, dentists and 24 hour medical centre. There are also indoor and outdoor swimming pools with sports centres with a variety of activities and classes on offer. On Friday mornings the town comes alive with a street market selling everything from vegetables, plants, kitchen-ware, snails, clothes and even the odd stall selling furniture. After buying all you need, there is nothing nicer than sitting down at one of the many bars to have a drink and a few tapas.
The main source of industry is agriculture and there is an abundance of olive and almond trees along with grapevines, all taken to the two bodegas in the town for processing. On the days you want to go further afield, the town has a fantastic motorway infrastructure providing ease to drive to Alicante, Valencia, Murcia and Albacete, Alicante airport and beach are just 45 minutes drive, Valencia airport and beaches are just 75 minutes drive. Alternatively you can drive to the neighbouring town of Villena which has two train stations, including the high speed train allowing you to get to Madrid in just over 2 hours.