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A brief overview of the property
This charming 2 bed 1 bath 145M2 country home, set in 25,000M2 of land is located on the south western edge of the El Torcal Natural Park & mountain range, directly inland from Malaga city. The property has some of the best views available in Andalucia... a unique limestone mountain range, arable farm land, unspoilt countryside and even the Mediterranean Sea. The location of this property, just within the southern reaches of the Antequera municipality, is all about having the best of both worlds... A very tranquil, peaceful and exceptional setting with breath taking views, yet connected to every kind of amenity needed for comfortable modern day living. The house is also accessed without the need to drive on dirt tracks and is just 500m from amenities.
The special location of this country home is so desirable because; a few moments walk from the house are fabulous hiking trails. Daily, birds of prey are seen soaring on the thermals and wild Ibex (a special kind of antelope exclusively found in the El Torcal mountain range) are often seen in the area too. All this natural wonder without being isolated - just 500M from a convenience store, bar/restaurant, sub post office and bus stop!
The location in brief
♦ A few minutes walk into La Higuera (500M) where there is a mini supermarket, a sub post office, bus stop, a bar/restaurant (open from May to mid October) and some basic sports facilities.
♦ 4.5km (5 mins' drive) from the pretty white village of La Joya where a 4* spa hotel is to be found (with public access to join the gym, indoor & outdoor pools and spa). In the centre of the village a quality bistro style restaurant, local ventas (bar/restaurants), a superb patisserie/bakery, doctor's surgery, a pharmacy and bank are to be found.
♦ 7km (10 mins' drive) from the bustling village/small town of Villanueva de la Concepcion with every amenity for modern day living is to be found. 24 hr medical centre with on-stand-by ambulance, opticians, hairdressers, barbers, banks, shops, bars, restaurants, butchers, bakeries and cafes, sports complex with outdoor swimming pool, football stadium, DIY stores, schools from nursery age through to senior school and a church.
♦ 12km (20 mins' drive) gets you to the top of the El Torcal Mountain Range into the heart of the Natural Park. Here you can pick up the 'green walk' or the 'yellow walk' which takes you safely yet stunningly through the natural park. If you go early or late, the wild Ibex will be easily seen and not run away from you plus, bird of prey can be witnessed leaving or landing on roosting spots in the rocks. It is the only place in the world where the incredible rock formations of the Torcal can be found.
♦ 22km (35 mins' drive) from the historic city of Antequera to be found on the Northern side of the El Torcal mountain range with world heritage status for the dolmens. Here, everything can be found that a city has to offer to include an excellent hospital with accident & emergency facility.
♦ 41km (1 hours' drive) to Malaga airport and city. A city that is winning award after award, year-on-year.
The benefits this charming country home has to offer
♦ Detached country home with complete privacy and some of the most impressive views in Spain.
♦ South facing - enjoys sunshine all day long!
♦ The above ground pool can be re-installed on the upper sun terrace once again if desired. The structure of the pool and the plumbing for it are ready and waiting, all that is required is a new liner for the pool from a well know DIY store in Malaga called, Leyroy Merlin (located next to Malaga airport). So, the choice is there for the buyer to have or not have the pool up and running again.
♦ An enclosed courtyard is below the pool terrace with white, waist high walls that offers complete privacy to soak up the Spanish sun and the mature gardens surrounding it with outside lighting.
♦ 25,000M2 of land in total - split to include; a 5,000M2 manageable garden area that is fully fenced and gated to be dog proof plus a large 20,000M2 area of land separate from the house that is currently farmed by a neighbouring farmer.
♦ All mains services - water, electricity & land-line phone + Broadband Internet.
♦ Full central heating to radiators via gas bottles.
♦ Satellite TV dish for UK Sky TV is possible or it can be re-aligned for the viewing of television from other European countries.
♦ 145M2 is a very spacious 2 bed 1 bath property that also has a large covered alfresco lounging and dining area with spectacular views that change with the seasons.
♦ There is a brick built shed of 42M2 which is perfect for use as a workshop, hobby room or perhaps a tack room if horses were to be kept.
♦ The land has its own water well to supplement mains water which would be superb if keeping horses was desired.
♦ A casa rural tourism licence could easily be obtained and the exceptional location of this property combined with central heating, means the property could generate income year round.
♦ The property is available to be purchased fully furnished if desired (by separate negotiation so that tax is legally not paid on 2nd hand furnishings by neither the buyer or the seller). Personal items will be removed.