Apartment for Sale in Albox, Almería
Apartamento Elvira - An apartment in the Albox area. (Resale) A great opportunity to purchase a 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment located in the popular area of Albox and within easy walking distance to all amenities including a wide variety of shops, supermarkets, banks, post office, tapas bars, cafes, restaurants, 24 hour medical centre, sports facilities and two weekly markets. The apartment is entered from the main street into a communal hallway, from here the main entrance door gives access into the apartments hallway, a door leads through into the fully fitted kitchen comprising ample wall and floor units, electric hob with extractor fan over, appliances and enough room for a small table and chairs, a door leads out to the rear private courtyard which has a brick built store. Along the hall and next to the kitchen is a bathroom comprising a shower with cubicle and sliding doors, WC, pedestal wash hand basin. Through a pair of part glazed doors leading into large and light lounge/dining room with air conditioning. A door leads into a hallway which has large sliding doors to storage cupboards, access down the hallway to 4 good size bedrooms and the second bathroom. The master bedroom has built in wardrobes and still has ample room for more furniture and benefits from air conditioning, bedroom 2 is a large double and currently is being used with twin beds, bedroom 3 is a large double, and bedroom 4 is currently being used as a second sitting room and has a door leading to the rear of the building out to the street. Bathroom 2 comprises a shower cubicle with sliding glass doors, bidet, WC, and a vanity set with wash hand basin with mirror over and matching storage cupboards. If you are looking for a good sized, well maintained apartment in one of the best areas of Albox, this is a great opportunity to make a purchase.
Albox is large market town in Almeria, Andalusia located in the northeastern part of the Almanzora Valley and 120 km from the provincial capital, Almería . In 2014 it had 11,715 inhabitants, a surface area of 168.42 km² with a density of 69 inhabitants per square kilometre. The post code is 04800.
The town itself sits between the Sierra de los Filabres and the Sierra de los Estaciones mountain ranges on the banks of the ancient river bed of the Almanzora Valley. North is Velez Rubio, South is Cantoria, West is Oria and East is Arboleas.
The municipality is made up of the villages of Llano de las Animas, Llano del Espino, Llano de Los Olleres, La Molata and Las Pocicas. Other scattered nuclei are Fuente del Marqués and Aljambra with many tiny hamlets dotted around.
The new motorway under development will decrease the length of time it currently takes to get to the coast but Vera playa and Garrucha are about a half an hour's drive from the town centre. Corvera, Murcia's airport, and Almeria airport are almost an equal distance from Albox and approximately an hour and a half away.
The name Albox is a derivative from the Moor name for At The Forest and is similar to the Spanish Al Bosque meaning the same.
Albox has had its fair share of action between the Moor and Christian tug-of war for control of the area in the fifteenth century that was rampant all throughout Andalusia. The town has also seen its fair share of natural disasters in the past but like a Phoenix it has risen from the ashes to become the thriving cultural centre it is today. Once famous for pottery and looms its privileged geographical position led to it being an important link used by mining operations, once upon a time by train but in recent years by heavy transport.
Christianity gained a strong foothold here and there are several noteworthy monuments to that. The monastery at Saliente has an annual pilgrimage that draws patrons from all over Spain and has played an important part in the area’s history.
The impressive church in the Plaza Mayor and the recent modernization and reformation of the town centre, rambla and bridges have given Albox a new lease of life. Once a dreary, dusty, backwater it is now a thriving lively market town
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