Cortijo las Curvas – A country house in the Chirivel area. (Renovated)
Fantastic 3 bedroom country house for sale in Almeria Province, situated in the beautiful rural area of Chirivel, around 2km from amenities. This fully renovated two storey property benefits from a 6.9KV solar system with back-up generator and three separate plots of land totaling over 34.000m2, one of which comprises a beautiful Spanish oak forest.
With a build size of around 207m2, the house is set in a plot of over 13.000m2 with fabulous far reaching views over the surrounding countryside. Part of the plot is fenced in, ideal for pets. The second plot of over 13.750m2 is agricultural land, ideal for a vegetable plot and orchard – it may be possible to obtain a grant to plant trees. The third plot of over 7500m2 is planted with Spanish oak trees – this land is protected and would make an ideal picnic spot!
The house has been tastefully renovated whilst maintaining traditional features such as exposed wooden beams. From a tiled terrace, patio doors open into a large utility / boot room which comprises tiled worktops with storage below, a sink and water heater. The utility room leads through to a bright and spacious kitchen / dining room with patio doors leading out to a fly free enclosure. The kitchen is fitted with a range of modern wall & base units, a gas hob with oven below, and a fridge / freezer. A large central island with feature tiled top separates the kitchen from the dining area.
From the dining room, a doorway leads through to a cosy lounge with traditional fireplace housing a wood burner. The wood burner fuels 11 radiators providing central heating throughout the house. To one end of the lounge a door leads into a double bedroom with ensuite shower room comprising tiled shower cubicle, WC and pedestal basin. To the other end of the lounge, a doorway leads through to a second good sized lounge / study with stairs leading up to the first floor.
The first floor comprises two large double bedrooms, one with ensuite shower room and access to a roof terrace which houses the solar panels and solar water heating system. There is also a separate family shower room comprising glazed corner shower cubicle, WC and pedestal basin. Along with the solar hot water system, there is also a back-up gas boiler.
A small outbuilding houses the solar equipment and there is also log store. Mains water is available from October to February, and outside of these months, the Town Hall provide tanker deliveries free of charge, fed into an in-ground 5000 litre water deposit with an on-demand pump to feed the house.
The property has excellent access to the A92N motorway, and the nearby town of Chirivel offers all amenities for daily living along with a weekly market.