COUNTRY HOUSE With 5 bedrooms for sale in Oria
Cortijo Magnifico - A country house in the Oria area. (Renovated)
Beautifully renovated 5+ bedroom country property with a solar heated pool and land of 5643m2 with stunning 360 degree views, set in a tranquil rural location only 5 minutes from the local bar and 12 minutes drive from the traditional town of Oria which offers all amenities. The property is reached via newly tarmacked roads so is suitable for all vehicles.
With a total build size of 350m2, this versatile property for sale in Almeria Province currently comprises a 4 bedroom family home with a self contained 1 bedroom guest annexe which has its own private access along with access from the main house. There is also the possibility to further divide the main house to create an additional self contained 1 bedroom guest apartment, leaving 3 bedrooms in the main house, or the whole property can equally be used as a spacious 5 bedroom family home.
To the front of the property is paved driveway and there is a separate area for additional parking including a double car port.
The front door opens into an entrance hall with double wooden doors leading into a double bedroom to each side of the hall. A traditional archway leads through to a spacious kitchen with fabulous colourful tiles and a double range gas cooker set in a feature alcove. The kitchen offers plenty of storage with both wall and base units along with a central island, and there is a ceiling fan for the summer months.
To one end of the kitchen a door leads through to a dining room and, to the other end, steps with a door lead up to a sitting room with a free standing wood burner as well as a gas fire. An open doorway with steps leads down to a lounge with an electric fire and a ceiling fan. The sitting room also gives access to a utility room which could easily be converted to a bathroom.
From the dining room, an open doorway leads through to a hall with stairs to the first floor and a useful under-stairs storage area. From here a door leads into the part of the house which could become the second guest apartment. It currently comprises a lounge with a door leading out to the front garden, a double bedroom with ceiling fan, and a large bathroom with a full size bath, tiled walk-in shower, WC, bidet and basin set in a vanity unit.
The stairs lead up to a spacious lounge with a wood burner and exposed wooden beams, and a door leading into a study / office or possible 6th bedroom. Another door off the lounge leads into a large bathroom with full size bath, tiled walk-in shower, WC, bidet and a pedestal basin. From here, an archway leads through to a walk-in wardrobe / dressing room with a door leading into the master bedroom.
This spacious bedroom benefits from air conditioning as well as a ceiling fan, and has patio doors leading out to a private terrace which enjoys the morning sun and offers fantastic views across the surrounding countryside.
The first floor lounge gives access to the self contained guest apartment which comprises a large open plan living area with a kitchenette to one end, a bright & sunny double bedroom, and a shower room. A door from the kitchen area gives access to a lovely sun terrace with far reaching views, and an external staircase which leads down to the pool area.
The solar heated 10x5m pool is set in a beautifully landscaped garden with tiled patio areas offering both shaded and open seating areas. The pool is surrounded by a variety of palm trees and other native flowering plants and shrubs, along with a casita featuring beautiful Andalucian tiles, and a pergola shaded terrace. The garden also features fabulous hand-made mosaic artwork and remote controlled external lighting.
The remainder of the land is planted with olive and almond trees, and some areas are suitable for keeping horses.
The property is to be sold furnished, and benefits from oil fired central heating throughout, along with double glazing and fly screens. The exterior is fully protected by weathershield paint.
There is also a 1000 litre water deposit tank with pump.
Amenities in the town of Oria include tapas bars & restaurants, supermarkets, a bakery, a butchers shop, banks, a 24 hour medical centre and a pharmacy. There is also a small market every Sunday morning.
Oria is just under an hour from the coast, and around 1 hour 20 minutes from Almeria airport..