Cortijo Nico – A country house in the Tijola area. (Renovated)
Beautifully renovated detached 3 bedroom country house for sale in Almeria Province, situated in a tranquil rural area in the outskirts of Armuña de Almanzora, within easy walking distance of a lovely tapas bar and local grocery shop. With a generous build size of 286m2, this versatile two storey house is set in a split level plot of 2293m2.
Access is mostly by tarmac, with a short track leading up to entrance gates which open into a gravelled parking area with ample space for several vehicles. A gated opens into a walled patio which gives access to the main house along with a part reformed two roomed building for completion. It already has a new roof and could easily be converted to a guest annexe or would make a lovely workshop / hobby space.
The door to the main house opens into a bright & spacious bespoke fitted kitchen with built in oven, microwave, butcher's sink and feature island offering additional worktop / storage space. Glazed doors lead out to a large part covered terrace and outdoor kitchen area with barbecue and marble sink.
Leading off the kitchen is a good sized lounge / dining room with a wood burner set in one corner. From one end of this room, a door leads through to a utility room with access to the parking area. The utility room also gives access to a large double bedroom and shower room with shower cubicle, WC and basin. These three rooms could easily be converted to a self contained guest annexe.
From the kitchen, an open staircase leads up to the first floor where there is a second lounge area with wood burner and patio doors to a balcony terrace with views over the garden to the rear and surrounding countryside. The master bedroom is a bright sunny room which also has a door to the rear balcony terrace, along with a large adjoining walk-through dressing room leading to a modern bathroom comprising free standing oval bath tub, large walk-in shower area, WC and twin basins. The first floor offers one further double bedroom with a door leading out to a balcony with fabulous mountain views.
The house is set in the lower level of the plot which is bordered by mature trees, and to the rear is a large flat area of around 2000m2 which is a blank canvas for landscaping – an ideal spot for an above ground pool, fruit orchard and vegetable patch.
The popular natural spring pool of Cela which offers year round swimming is only 2.5km away, and the village of Cela offers a variety of tapas bars / restaurants and a grocery shop. The larger town of Tijola is only a five minute drive and offers all amenities including supermarkets, banks, schools, a medical centre, and a weekly market every Saturday morning.