We are pleased to offer for sale this stunning and secluded country house estate 738m2 build size, including outbuildings, stable, swimming pool and bathing area, in a highly desirable location just outside the historic city of Caravaca de la Cruz in North West Murcia and set among some of the most inspiring mountain scenery and pretty towns and villages.
This 300 year old farmhouse has been beautifully and sympathetically restored in recent years by the current owners retaining many original features and characteristics. Within the estate facilities is a swimming pool (14m x 5m) – completely re-tiled in 2016 and converted to a non-chlorine pool (saline). The area is separated from other areas of the garden by gates for safety. There is a feature palm tree island with steps into the pool for easy access. The surrounding terrace has lots of space for sunbeds, tables and chairs, boasting 4 garden areas laid to stones, olive, almond, pine and fruit (plum, apple, apricot) trees and a kitchen garden.
Outdoor kitchen and WC – Chimenea for wood burning BBQ and sink
Pool pump house
Utility room housing water tank/boiler/oil tank/solar tanks/washing machine/tumble dryer
There is ample parking to the front of property.
Also contained within the 20,000m2 (5 acres) of land is a stable and fenced paddock area and tack room.
Internally the property comprises of up to 8 bedrooms and with 8 bathrooms.
On the ground floor:-
There is a large lounge/sitting room with antique log burning stove, a dining room with open fire, a bedroom suite with open fire, en-suite bathroom (shower/wash basin/WC) and private garden and a bedroom with en-suite bathroom (shower/wash basin/WC) offering disabled access. A separate WC and storeroom.
Separately there is self-contained accommodation consisting of an open plan kitchen/living/office area with range cooker, American style fridge/freezer, dishwasher, granite worktops, central island, extensive storage cupboards. Bedroom and en-suite bathroom (shower/wash basin/WC)
On the first floor:-
There is a library with additional quiet seating area. 3 bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms (shower/wash basin/WC). Plus a laundry storeroom which could be utilised as the 8th bedroom. Additionally on the first floor is a private suite consisting of a large bedroom with en-suite bathroom (bath/shower/wash basin/WC) plus dressing room and storage area.
There is a backup generator facility and internet and WIFI throughout along with Spanish and International TV. No air-conditioning as the walls are ¾ metre thick and keep the cold out in the winter and the heat out in the summer.
This is an exceptionally spacious country house benefitting from 5 acres of agriculturally productive land and could be used as a form of income either through fruit and vegetable production, or as tourist accommodation by letting rooms or offering camping, glamping or other holiday pursuits, the options are endless and facilities are all in place to make this delightful country property a luxurious family home or to utilise for multiple business opportunities.
The property is situated in between the Murcian villages of La Encarnacion and La Almudema. It is 12 minutes from Caravaca de la Cruz – known as the City of Legend and is recognised as the fifth Holiest City in Christendom. The sanctuary of Santa Cruz is home to a magnificent, miraculous cross which is celebrated for its healing powers. The city is a destination for pilgrims from all around the globe. In 2017 Caravaca held its seven-year jubilee, an honour presented to it by Pope Jean Paul II.
The property is located just on the edge of the Sierra Espuña National Park near the Murcian vineyards of Jumilla, Yecla and Bullas and the historic city of Lorca. It is under one hour from Corvera airport and 1 ½ hours from Alicante airport. It is also around 1 hour from the beach and just three hours from Granada and the Sierra Nevada, ideal for skiing enthusiasts.
We highly recommend an early viewing to avoid disappointment.
- Log Burner/Fireplace
- Mains Electric
- Near Amenities
- Near Medical Centre
- Near Schools
- Parking - Off Road
- Pool - Private
- Summer Kitchen/Bar
- Utility Room
- View of Countryside
- White Goods