Villa for Sale in Albox, Almería
Villa Escondida - A villa in the Albox area. (Resale)
!! REDUCED !! Superb detached 4 bedroom country villa with workshop, hobby room, above ground dip pool and a jacuzzi hot tub, situated near to the village of Las Pocicas and around 8km from the popular market town of Albox where all amenities can be found. With a build size of 158m2, this two storey villa is set in a huge plot of just under 18.000m2 with magnificent far reaching views.
The entrance gates open onto a gravelled driveway leading to a brick built car port with twin arches providing two parking bays. The gravelled area offers plenty of space for additional parking including a bay large enough for a camper van. From here a wooden gate leads through to a beautiful 90m2 tiled courtyard garden with raised beds planted with native shrubs & flowering plants, and a feature water fountain. The 6-person jacuzzi is set under a pergola with retractable awning for shade, and there is a brick built barbecue and a seating area which is also shaded by a retractable awning for the summer months.
The courtyard gives access to an outbuilding which houses the 12.95m2 workshop and adjoining 12.95m2 hobby / craft room. The workshop is fitted with work benches, and the hobby room is fitted with low level storage cupboards with plenty of worktop space, a double sink, washing machine and a window overlooking the garden. A pathway leads around the outbuilding to a kennel and storage shed, and continues through the garden which is planted with mature trees, flowering shrubs, cacti and grasses, all watered via an irrigation system. To the front of the villa is a fish pond shaded by a large yucca, and to the end of the garden is a pretty pergola with outstanding views over open countryside to the mountains beyond. The land to the rear of the villa is hillside, and part of the land from the front of the villa down to the road is planted with pine trees.
To the front of the villa is a large part glazed covered porch which stretches the full width of the house offering a lovely area to sit and relax. A door opens into a spacious lounge with built-in fan assisted wood burner and custom built storage / display cupboard. Large windows create a lovely bright room with great views over the garden. Part glazed doors lead through to a dual aspect dining room with patio doors leading out to the courtyard garden. An archway leads through to an Italian design kitchen which is fitted with modern units, a 5 ring stainless steel gas hob with extractor, a Smeg electric oven, fridge freezer, ceiling fan and down-lighters over the work surfaces.
From the lounge, a glazed door leads out to a hallway which gives access to three bedrooms and a shower room comprising tiled shower cubicle with glazed doors, WC and basin set in a marble topped vanity unit. Bedroom 1 is a single room with a wall of wardrobes / storage units - this room is currently used as a study. Bedroom 2 is a large double room with ceiling fan, fitted wardrobes and an electric wall mounted radiator. Bedroom 3 is a large double room currently set up as a twin room with fitted wardrobes, under-stairs storage area, electric radiator and a ceiling fan.
From the hall, a wide marble staircase leads past a feature stained glass window to the master suite which comprises a very spacious bedroom with air conditioning, a wall of built-in wardrobes, and an ensuite shower room with large shower cubicle with sliding glazed doors, WC, basin set in a marble topped vanity unit with mirror above, matching storage unit and an electric heated towel radiator. Patio doors lead out to a balcony terrace with stunning views.
The villa benefits from good quality double glazing with insect screening throughout, along with a solar hot water system. Mains water is connected and there is a 10.000 litre underground storage tank. There are also 3 x 3000 litre tanks which are used to harvest rain water which is used for irrigation along with water from a grey water storage tank.
The village of las Pocicas offers a bakery with an essentials shop, a doctors surgery, and a municipal swimming pool with a bar. Just outside the village is a popular bar / restaurant. The large town of Albox offers a wide variety of shops, supermarkets, cafes, tapas bars, restaurants, banks, schools, sports facilities, a 24 hour medical centre and two weekly markets. The beautiful coastal resorts of Mojacar, Vera Playa and Garrucha can be reached in around 40 minutes.
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* Transfer tax is based on the sale value or the cadastral value whichever is the highest.