Cortijo Almendro – A country house in the Huercal-Overa area. (Resale)
A fabulous country house with a total of 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms for sale in Almeria Province on the outskirts of the village of Urcal. The property is within a 5 minute drive or a short walk of 2KM to the local Spanish tapas bar, an English restaurant/bar, primary school and medical centre. The larger town of Huercal Overa is approximately 10/15 minute drive away which offers all amenities for daily living including a variety of shops, supermarkets, tapas bars and restaurants, a 24 hour medical centre & pharmacy, and a weekly market.
The house is situated on a plot of 6.4 hectares with a build of 244m2 and has lots of character.
The property is approached over a short, good access track to a gravel driveway.
There is a side entrance door that opens into the well appointed kitchen/diner comprising of a centre island with units under the island and has an inset enamel sink and granite work top, ample floor units, tall larder units and drawers, gas hob with stainless steel chimney style extractor over, electric oven and integrated microwave, a dishwasher, a second inset enamel sink and granite work tops throughout. There is a pellet burner in the kitchen and exposed ceiling beams and a ceiling fan above the dining table. At the end of the kitchen next to the fridge freezer is a door that leads to the family bathroom with a walk in shower with glass screen, WC, pedestal wash hand basin and sliding screen doors with a utility space for a washing machine and tumble dryer and storage.
An arch from the dining area leads through to the lovely sitting room which has a large wood burner and a ceiling fan, there are exposed wooden ceiling beams giving this room real character. On the left in this room there is a wooden door leading to outside to the terrace at the front of the house. At the far end of the room and up a step there is a good size double room with air conditioning and a ceiling fan. The next room along, also up a step, is currently being used as an office but could easily become a bedroom and this has a ceiling fan.
Another bedroom which is accessed next to the stairs leads to a double bedroom with air conditioning and ceiling fan and leads into the ensuite comprising a large walk in shower with glass screen, WC, bidet, wash hand basin set into a vanity unit with storage under.
The stairs next to the arch from the kitchen lead up to a hallway, at the far end is a double bedroom with ensuite comprising a walk in shower with glass screen, WC, pedestal wash hand basin. Half way up the hallway is a door which is currently being used as a walk in wardrobe but can potentially be turned to a bedroom if required.
Outside there is approximately 3000m2 of fenced and walled plot. At the side of the house is a covered carport with metal gates to the front. Inside the car port is a gas water heater for the upstairs bedroom.
The garden has an automatic irrigation system.
At the other side of the house is a the private walled swimming pool area with a fly free zone with sails for shade and a brick built BBQ area, this is all a fabulous place for dining, and sitting and relaxing whilst overlooking the fabulous 10×5 pool and terrace with views beyond. The pool has steps leading down in the corner making this great for swimming lengths, the pool has a depth of 1.5m the whole length. The terrace has plenty of space for sun loungers.
Out of the gate on the other side of the pool leads to the parking area next to the workshop. Under the workshop is a 20,000L deposit mains feed which is pumped into the house. Access to the workshop is on the other side and up a few steps.
This is a fabulous opportunity to purchase a characterful cortijo with amazing views and has the advantage of plenty of flat land which is suitable for horses.