Cortijo for Sale in Cantoria, Almería
Casa Rio - A village house in the Cantoria area. (Renovated)
!! REDUCED !! Renovated 5 bedroom village house with garden and 60m2 outbuilding, situated in the hamlet of Gachas Migas, Cantoria. The house is to be sold furnished and is currently set up as two apartments; a 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom apartment on the ground floor, with a 3 bedroom, 2 bedroom apartment on the first floor.
With a build size of 200m2, the house is full of charm & character and is set in a plot of around 300m2. To the front is a parking area and from here a gravel path leads to an open wooden porch. The front garden is shaded by grape vines and planted with a variety of mature flowering plants and shrubs.
From the porch, the front door opens into an entrance hall with beautiful Andalucian tiles. To either side of the hall, traditional double doors open into the two ground floor bedrooms, both of which are good sized doubles. An ornate archway leads through to a cosy lounge where a fuel efficient pellet burner stands in front of a feature stone-clad wall. From here, steps lead up to a dining room which has patio doors leading out to a shaded terrace overlooking the rear garden. A glazed door opens into a compact kitchen with fitted units, gas hob, electric oven, corner double sink and a feature fireplace. From the kitchen, a door leads through to an inner hallway with stairs to the first floor, a utility area, and access to the ground floor bathroom which comprises a full size bath, tiled shower cubicle, WC, basin and electric water heater. From the inner hall, a stable door leads out to the rear garden.
On the first floor, to the right of the stairs is a small Andalucian style kitchen, and to the left is a good sized lounge with traditional fireplace. The master bedroom has double doors opening out to a small Juliet balcony, and an ensuite shower room with tiled shower cubicle, WC and basin. There are two further bedrooms - one double room and the other a twin room, along with a separate shower room comprising tiled shower cubicle, WC and basin. The first floor has a new roof with traditional style wooden beams and exposed bamboo canes.
The rear garden comprises a patio with alfresco dining area and a small plunge pool. There is also a covered area with a gate leading out to the side of the property. A paved pathway leads to the outbuilding which currently comprises two storage rooms, but would be ideal for conversion to a workshop / hobby room or additional accommodation. The building could also be demolished to create a larger garden area if preferred. To the end of the garden are some aviaries, and the remainder of the garden has been laid to gravel and planted with a variety of flowering plants, shrubs and palm trees.
The property has fantastic views across the valley to the nearby village of Almanzora which can be reached in less than 5 minutes by car or a 15 minute walk, and offers all amenities for daily living including tapas bars, small supermarkets, post office, bank, medical centre, pharmacy, and a municipal pool which is open during the summer months. The village is also serviced by regular deliveries of fresh bread, vegetables and fish, and there is a weekly market on Friday mornings. The beautiful coastal resorts of Garrucha, Vera and Mojacar can be reached in 45-50 minutes.
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* Transfer tax is based on the sale value or the cadastral value whichever is the highest.