Cortijo for Sale in Sorbas, Almería
Cortijo Isabel - A country house in the Sorbas area. (Renovated)
Fantastic 8 bedroom, 6 bathroom country property comprising a main 3 bedroom house with three guest apartments and a private swimming pool with fantastic far reaching views, situated in the beautiful rural area of Sorbas in Almeria Province. The property is around 10 minutes drive from the town of Sorbas which offers all amenities for daily living, and only 20 minutes from the beautiful coastal resort of Mojacar.
Main House: An imposing wooden front door opens into a huge lounge / dining room with feature high ceilings with exposed wooden beams, a large corner log burning fireplace, air conditioning and two sets of patio doors leading out to a sunny terrace. To one side of the room, an archway leads through to a spacious fitted winter kitchen with low level units, a butler sink, a hob with extractor, oven, and a dishwasher. A skylight provides additional natural light over a breakfast table & chairs. An archway connects the kitchen to a pantry which houses the fridge freezer. A second archway with some steps leads up a utility room with access to a workshop and a door which connects the main house with Apartment 2.
To the other side of the lounge is a double bedroom which is currently being used as a study / sitting room. Also on the ground floor is an office, along with a shower room comprising a large shower cubicle with sliding glazed doors, WC, basin and built in cupboard. Tiled stairs lead up to a spacious bedroom with air conditioning, ceiling fan, a door leading out to a large private sun terrace, and a large ensuite shower room with a walk-in tiled shower cubicle, WC and twin basins set in vanity units. Along from the bedroom is a large dressing room with radiator and glass brick walls to allow plenty of natural light. To the end of the hall is a room currently used as a library but which could be used as the third bedroom - it has a radiator and access to a private terrace.
To the rear of the main house, the lounge terrace has spectacular views to the Sierra Cabrera and incorporates a feature water fountain and a barbecue area, along with steps leading down to the pool area. There is a lovely shaded seating / dining area situated outside the summer kitchen, a spacious room with plenty of worktop space and fitted storage cupboards, a hob with extractor, oven, and ample space for a table & chairs. This kitchen has a door leading through from Apartment 2. Next to the kitchen is an archway with an outdoor bar.
To the side of the main terrace is a changing room with toilet & basin for the pool area. Steps from the main terrace lead down to a mid-level terrace with a large feature fountain and, from here further steps lead down to the walled & gated pool terrace where the 9x4m pool has Roman steps to one end. There is a lovely pool-side bar, a large shaded seating area, and plenty of space for sunbathing. Below the pool area, the land slopes away from the house and is planted with 24 olive trees along with a wide variety of fruit trees including orange, lemon, lime, mandarin, nispero, apple, pear, avocado, fig, almond and some fruiting banana plants. There are also jacaranda, mimosa and palm trees with a total of around 1000 trees throughout the property.
Apartment 1: This apartment has its own access via gate from the front of the property with a path and some steps which lead to private terrace to the rear of the apartment - the terrace connects to the main house terrace so has access to the summer kitchen and shares the steps down to the pool area. The apartment also has a connecting door through to the main house lounge. It comprises a cosy sitting room with air conditioning and a glazed door to the terrace, a double bedroom, dressing area, and a shower room with walk-in tiled shower, WC and basin.
Apartment 2: From a small tiled patio to the of the property, the front door opens into a spacious entrance hall / reception room with a doorway through to a bedroom / sitting room with adjoining shower room comprising walk-in tiled shower, WC and basin. The shower room also houses a washing machine and the electric water heater. There is a modern fitted kitchen / diner with access to a sunny private courtyard with ample space for alfresco dining. Also on the ground floor is a very large lounge / dining room with air conditioning and a door leading out to the courtyard, along with a door which connects to the summer kitchen. From the dining area, stairs lead up to a small landing area on the first floor with access to a huge bedroom with air conditioning and a shower room with tiled shower cubicle, WC & basin. Some additional steps from the landing lead up to a sitting room / TV snug with steps leading down to another double bedroom.
Apartment 3: This apartment has access from a lane to the side of the main house. It has its own private terrace which is separated from the main house terrace via a hedge, and there is a tiled pathway which leads down to the pool area. From the terrace, the front door opens into an open plan living room with air conditioning and fitted kitchen area. An opening leads through to a sitting room which gives access to a double bedroom with air conditioning & ceiling fan, and there is a separate shower room comprising tiled shower cubicle, WC, basin, electric water heater and a washing machine.
The current owners of this property have been successfully renting out the apartments to create an income.
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* Transfer tax is based on the sale value or the cadastral value whichever is the highest.