Located near Orgiva at the gateway to the Alpujarras.
The house and buildings have all been renovated and ready to move in.
The sellers are are keen gardeners and are self-sufficient in fruit and vegetables, having worked the land on organic principals for 10 years.
Asking price: 195,000 Euros
Approximately 90m2 build comprising:
Kitchen/dining room, lounge, 2 bedrooms, bathroom + 2 stone outbuilding bedrooms and bathroom, independent of the house (opportunity for rentals) accessed across grape vine covered, walled courtyard (12m x 4m).
Worktop, sink and storage cupboards in courtyard.
The house and out buildings have been recently renovated and ready to move into.
Mains electric, mains water and modern three chamber septic tank, phone line and ADSL internet.
All build area covered in new roof terrace with solar hot water panel.
Large swimming pool/alberca (11m x 7m), slate paved surround, walled all round for privacy, with shower.
Large outdoor barbecue set in top quality granite food preparation worktop, with sink.
All set in 2.500m2 of level land with irrigation water rights.
The property sellers are keen gardeners and are self-sufficient in fruit and vegetables, having worked the land on organic principles for 10 years:
Mixed fruit trees: orange, olive, fig, almond, lemon, sharon fruit (kaki, persimmon), nisparo (loquat), pineapple guava, avocado, apricot, mulberry.
Mature vegetable plots (over 200m2) all laid out in drip irrigated rows from pressure pump fed from pool/alberca. Other buried irrigation pipes with stop cocks in place in other areas, ready for expanding growing area.
Tall fruit cage cage (2m x 2m) contains blackberry, goji berry and loganberry.
Raised beds of strawberries and trained seedless grape vines. Black grape vines provide shade and fruit at the front and side of the house.
Nine young apple, plum and pear trees, varieties selected specifically for training on purpose built Espalier frame.
Small greenhouse and two cold frames for winter/early season propagation of seedlings.
Large purpose built potting area, sink, mains power and storage cupboards.
Stunning views of the Lujar mountains to the South and to the North the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, snow capped mountains and Las Alpujarras.
Short walk to shops and facilities in town, off-road via a track.
House Construction: Part concrete block. Part stone.
Roof Construction: Flat concrete.
Roof-insulation: Polystyrene bovedillas, mixture of rock wool and sackfuls of cinder beads (I forget the name of these ?
Food-production:Fruit, nuts, veg plots, poultry (2 hens).
Income possibilities:Potential for letting two rooms and bathroom independent of the house.
Owners opinion on sustainable features:Very high proportion of self-sufficient food production.
Other:Please see main description for self-sufficiency features.