This renovated cortijo in the hills of Mojacar Playa is located in the coveted residential area “La Parata”. Cortijo Flores has spacious terraced grounds with mature gardens and orchards. The house is located on the edge of the La Parata district, in a very quiet area, with a few villas nearby and surrounded by a protected nature reserve.
The house is functional and has a built area of 134.77 square meters and consists of three bedrooms, two bathrooms, several sun and covered terraces, a swimming pool, a separate workshop and a large storage room.
Cortijo Flores is in excellent condition and consists of one comfortable ground floor. You enter the property through an automatic gate and a paved driveway along colourful gardens takes you to a small parking area before reaching the carport next to the house. There is a covered terrace of approximately 27 square meters in front of the house. The view is impressive. You have a panoramic view of the surrounding hills interspersed with spacious sea views.
The covered terrace at the main entrance to the house leads to the hall. Through the hall you have the living areas of the house on the left, the sleeping area on the right and in front of you, an Andalusian patio of 16 square meters.
Double doors open to the living room. There is a spacious sitting area with fireplace and a dining area with french doors to the pool terrace. At the end of the living room, an arch opens to the kitchen. It is a completely fitted kitchen with a generous granite worktop and good quality electrical appliances. There is a handy pantry next to the kitchen.
The sleeping area of the house consists of three double bedrooms. The master bedroom has a walk-in closet and an en-suite bathroom. The two other bedrooms share a spacious bathroom. All rooms of the house can be reached via the hallway, which runs halfway around the patio.
This house has several covered and sun terraces. The swimming pool has a covered lounge terrace. The patio has Andalusian tiles and offers protection on days with strong sea breezes. Behind the house is a workshop as well as a storage room with laundry area.
The hill behind the house has been fully checked and has a retaining wall where necessary and in other places, it is covered with a layer of cement that prevents corrosion and rules out the risk of rolling stones.
The ample terrain is laid out in terraces. You will find mature gardens with trees and shrubs from different parts of the world. There are several orchards including oranges, tangerines, lemons, limes, pomegranates, avocados, apricots and olives.
A vegetable garden has also been laid out on one of the terraces. The irrigation is done with irrigation water to which the property is entitled.
The view of the sea and the surrounding hills is simply impressive with changing colours depending on the time of day. The property has no privacy problems and the plot is neatly fenced.
Water, electricity and heating
The property has mains water, irrigation water and electricity. There is a central air conditioning system and a solar panel for hot water.
Condition and finishing
The house is in good condition and ready to move into. It is built with quality materials. All bedrooms have solid wood, fitted wardrobes. The wood carpentry of doors, cabinets and beams is of excellent quality. There is an alarm system, telephone and internet. The gardens have an automatic irrigation system.
Use and potential uses
This cortijo is ideal for those looking for a permanent home in Southern Spain in one of Mojacar Playa’s most appreciated residential areas. The location gives the feeling of being in a natural and peaceful environment with a spacious and beautiful view. While the busier beach life with restaurants, bars and all other amenities, is only a five minute drive away. The landscaped grounds require the care of an attending owner or a dedicated gardener and provide flowers, fruits and vegetables all year round.
Access to the property is via a public asphalted road to the driveway of the property. The house is within walking distance (400 meters) from a restaurant and bar and there is a local owners association with a small annual fee, and if you wish, you can also use the spacious communal pool at the restaurant and the tennis courts of La Parata through membership.
Along the beach promenade of Mojacar playa, just 5 minutes from the property, there is a wide variety of international and traditional Spanish restaurants, boutiques, bars, cafes, beach bars and ice cream parlours. There are banks, private and public doctor’s offices, dental offices and a secondary school.
The beautiful historic village of Mojacar is 5 km from the villa. Here you will find the weekly market on Wednesdays, bars, restaurants, a primary school and the municipal swimming pool.
There are beautiful sandy blue flag beaches and there are two 18 hole golf courses in Mojacar Playa, about 10 minutes from the property.
The fishing port of Garrucha is 7 km away. Here is a weekly market on Friday that runs through the narrow streets of this typically Spanish, harbour town. There is also a wide range of supermarkets, restaurants, bars and schools.
Mojacar has over 310 days of sunshine a year and has over 20km of beaches consisting of both rocky coves and wide sandy beaches. Temperatures during the day in winter tend to be around 16-22 degrees and in summer 28-32 degrees.
The closest airport is Almeria about 45 minutes away, while the international airport of Murcia (140 km) is at one and a half hour. The Alicante airport (200 km) is a two hour drive away. The airport of Malaga is two and a half hours away.