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6 Bed House for sale

Granada, Andalucia, Spain

£448,491 *


Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 4

Full Description

This beautiful country finca is situated within a short distance of the Alpujarran town of Orgiva, within a glorious location in the area of Tijola, enjoying a southerly aspect and fine views over the sierras. The finca comprises; approx 10.300 square metres of land in total with an attractive 5 bedroom detached cortijo built to a very high standard in 2006, including an additional 2/3 bed letting casita which has been successfully let on a holiday basis for some years.

The present owners have lovingly created over time, stunning, formal mature gardens which form approx half of the total land area, and are a particular feature of the property, with meandering pathways, beds and borders well stocked with a wide array of pretty mediterranean and tropical plants as well as trees including ancient olives, citrus, delightful shaded seating areas with pergolas, arbours and many other interesting features. The keen gardener will also appreciate the plant nursery areas. Directly to the rear of the house is a pleasant lawned garden area with mature trees providing welcome shade on those warm summer days.
There is also a lovely sheltered pool area with 8 x 5 metre swimming pool, covered terrace running the full width and side of the house and an impressive roof top terrace from where fabulous views over the surrounding countryside to the nearby mountains can be enjoyed.
There are additional levels of land that are in a more natural state and require little in the way of regular maintenance. All of the land benefits from being irrigated via mountain 'acequia' water and there's a large 'alberca' or water storage tank to back this up.

Other features include; Main house has been built and finished to an excellent standard, spacious interior, impressive living room with access to rear undercover terrace, benefits from hardwood framed double glazed windows throughout, air conditioning, high quality fixtures and fittings, tiled floors, extensive integral shelving/storage space to most rooms, wood burning stoves and beamed ceilings. Other features include; mains water and electricity connected, solar water heating and back up boiler, broadband internet available, septic tank drainage.
Useful under house store room with potential for further conversion. Total 337 square metres built (248 habitable) 10.300 square metres total land.

The casita which is located to one end the property has been let successfully as a holiday unit for the last 12 years and offers flexibility in that it can be offered as 2 or 3 bedroom accommodation. One of the bedrooms from the main house can easily be closed off and incorporated into the casita, which would then also provide an additional en suite bathroom. Alternatively, the casita could be used as additional accommodation and would be perfect for a dependent relative.

The town of Orgiva (approx 2.0 km's away) with it's interesting, cosmopolitan atmosphere & alternative culture is one of the major towns of the Alpujarra and offers excellent amenities & facilities including; a variety of shops, small supermarkets, restaurants, cafes , bars, banks, medical centre, library, schools and much more. The main plaza or square in the town hosts many fiesta events throughout the year.
The historic city of Granada with it's rich Moorish heritage and attractions including the Alhambra Palace, cathedral and the ancient districts of the Albaicin & Sacromonte, is approximately 50 minutes car journey whilst the airport just one hour away, offering direct flights to London Gatwick and London city airports.
Malaga airport is approximately one and a half hours journey and the Sierra Nevada ski resort can be reached within 75 minutes.
Whilst being with easy reach of Granada and the Sierra Nevada, the Costa Tropical coastal area is only 35 minutes away, where there is the attractive hilltop town of Salobrena which has lovely beaches , a well as the larger town of Motril which offers an extensive variety of amenities including a hyper market.

The Sierra Nevada national park and the Alpujarra region are a walkers paradise, with it's stunningly beautiful natural scenery, from impressive mountain ranges, hillsides dotted with olive, almond, orange & lemon trees, to verdant river valleys, this area has to be one of the most special and enchanting places in Andalucia.

Accommodation briefly comprises;
Front door to
Large entrance hall
Living room
Spacious with wood burning stove, beamed ceilings, doors to outside rear undercover terrace and access to
Modern fitted Kitchen
Walk in pantry, wood burning stove, office area, door to outside and door to under house store room.
Inner hallway or gallery (archway from living room)
With extensive integral shelving/storage space.
Bedroom (double) doors to outside terrace
Bedroom(double) doors to outside terrace
Bedroom (double) doors to outside terrace
En suite shower/wc
Bedroom (double)
Currently used as office
Bedroom (double)
with ensuite bathroom. Can be incorporated included with casita to provide third bedroom
Living room/kitchen
Very spacious with wood burning stove and fitted kitchen. Lovely open views towards the mountains.
Bedroom (double)
Bedroom (double)
Shower room/wc

Exterior & additional notes

The Gardens as previously described are really beautiful and very special, but really must be seen to be fully appreciated. There are also various outbuildings, some suitable for keeping animals and other for storage. The additional land may offer all sorts of possibilities for potential buyers and there is a very large parking area with space for many vehicles, caravan, boat etc.. From here a driveway on a gentle slope leads up to the cortijo.
Large water deposit (or alberca) which holds 500,000 litres of water for irrigation. Boiler room with diesel fired boiler which backs up the solar water heating when necessary. Potential to run central heating off here if required. Also houses large back up water deposit for domestic use.
Impressive roof top terrace with superb open views. The casita has a small dedicated garden area with pergola providing privacy for guests and owners alike.

This property listing (ref: AA000070) is an advertisement supplied by Absolute Andalucia & Overseas and does not constitute property particulars. While (APITS Ltd.) requests all advertisers supply correct details, it does not carry out checks on the information supplied and cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies. recommends seeking independent legal advice prior to any overseas property purchase.

*Based on an exchange rate of 0.906 from Euro to GBP. This rate is updated daily and is an indicative market rate supplied by A Place in the Sun Currency. Actual trading rates vary.

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