This precious country house with pool and horse stables is set in an enchanting landscape of rolling hills covered with almond groves. The house has a constructed area of 204 square meters, two horse stables with storage with a total constructed size of 94 square meters, a separate 20 square meter enclosed porch with full bathroom and machine room on 20 square meters. All set on a terrain of almost 4.8 ha of partly hills with almond trees and flat terrain apt for horses. There is a walled paddock in front of the stables and another fenced paddock next to the house.
A private asphalted driveway leads up to the property. The driveway leads up to the garage and then bends off towards the stables. The country house with original thick walls, solid wooden doors and other authentic features, consists of 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. In front of the house is large terrace and at the entrance of the house is a lovely winter garden. From there you step in an Andalusian tiled entrance hall. On the ground floor are two double bedrooms that share a bathroom with shower. From the hall you have access to both. On the other side you enter the living spaces that consist of a dining room, a bright living room with fireplace and feature round windows on one side and large windows at the front and opposite side of the room. From the dining room you walk into the office space of the property that is set right at the beautifully tiled staircase to the first floor. Next to the office is a large kitchen with dining area, complete with pantry and laundry area and access to the patio behind the house.
On the first floor is a cozy landing that leads to an ample master bedroom with dressing room and full bathroom. At the other side of the landing is another large fourth bedroom, currently used as an artistic area.
Around the house is a walled courtyard/terrace with a gate which leads to a small staircase up to a large enclosed area where there is a great 10 x 5m private pool with pool cover and with coiled piping behind the enclosed area that serves as solar heating for the pool. This extends the swimming season. There is also a bar, shower and jacuzzi as well as a room for the pool installations and for storage.
Next to the garage of the house is an enclosed terrace with views over the beautiful landscapes and on clear days you can even spot a glimpse of the sea and of the village of Mojacar. Behind this terrace is a large bathroom, that can be divided in a small guest room with bathroom. Behind the bathroom is a machine room.
The area around the house is landscaped with paths, trees and flowering shrubs.
The house is served by mains water directly to an underground tank, which can be useful if there should occur an occasional breakdown in supply. At the side of the house there are blue water tanks for rain water collection which is then used for irrigation. There is also water connected to the the stable and storage unit. The property has its own well, that is currently unused, but can be activated.
Electricity and Gas
The property has mains electricity In the house, stables and in all other annexes. In the house, there is a gas cooker and oven. The gas is provided via gas bottles, stored outside the house.
State and finishing
The house is in top condition. Windows have double glazing, mosquito screens, roller blinds and security grills. There is internet connection and the satellite dish receives all UK programmes and more international channels. All doors are solid wood. Floors are ceramic.
Use and potential uses
This villa is ideal for those looking for a permanent home or long periods of relaxation in the mild climate of Almeria. The almond grove can be your own project or you can let local farmers take care of the olive grove in exchange for a part of the harvest. This is a great family home and exquisite equestrian property.
Access to the property is from a quiet public road onto an asphalted driveway. The property is just a few minutes´ drive from the center of the picturesque village of Taberno where you will find all of your local daily amenities, including a weekly market, bars, restaurant, school and the municipal outdoor pool. Taberno is a beautiful municipality with an extraordinary rolling hilly landscape that consists mainly of almond groves. The majority of properties in this area are country houses. This property is privately set, yet has a neighbor on the opposite side of the road, so it is not too isolated.
The town of Huercal Overa is approximately 20 minutes away. Here you have all major services, large supermarkets, high school and the hospital that serves the entire east coast area of almeria. The town of Albox, is also a 20 minute drive. The beaches of San Juan de los Terreros & Aguilas are reachable within 40 minutes, as are the beaches of Vera and Mojácar. Larger shopping malls are in the nearby city of Lorca, about 35 minutes from the property.
The closest airport is Almeria about one hour away, while the airport of Murcia (130 km) is at one and a half hour and Alicante airport (200 km) is a two hours’ drive away.