- 14 bed
- 12 bath
- Land is 18000 m²
Stunning traditional Spanish Cortijo for sale situated on a plot of some 18,000 square metres (4.5 acres) and surrounded on 3 sides by spectacular, mountain scenery.
This unique property has three large houses, a guest apartment plus land to enjoy. Occupying an idyllic location between the azure blue Mediterranean Sea and a range of mountains, Las Palmeras is a versatile estate.
Enjoy country living, with very few close neighbours, yet just a short drive to 2 vibrant Spanish villages, both with a variety of shops, schools, restaurants, bars, banks and a post office. Each village has a well-established medical center. The nearest village to Las Palmeras Estate is Dolores, about 5 minutes by car. In the center is the pedestrianised square, which is dolores-5-minutes-from-las-palmeras-estatevery pretty and a lovely place to sit at one of the cafes for a coffee or a beer. There are shops and banks here, too, and an imposing Church with a sparkling blue tiled roof. The village also has a large supermarket stocking a very wide range of products. There is a large municipal outside swimming pool open in the summer months.
All windows have replacement, pine effect aluminum frames and are double glazed. They have fly screens and blinds. Renovated with security in mind, all downstairs windows have decorative, external barring and are lockable from the inside. The main door incorporates a security locking system. There is an electrically operated, metal blind above the patio doors to the garden, metal security shutters to the patio doors leading from the Master bedroom suite and a monitored alarm system. These safeguards all contribute to peace of mind when the property is left unattended for a while.
There are two further, detached, single level villas, each of which has 4 double bedrooms. They were built approximately 40 years ago. Villa 1 has its own front door entrance from the orchard. Villa 2 has a spacious rear terrace with barbecue and outstanding views. Independent front door from the orchard leads into a small vestibule, leading to a central corridor.
This is also a 1 bedroom, ground floor apartment attached to the side of the Farmhouse, with views over the orchard.
SPORTS HALL/GYMNASIUM/CONFERENCE ROOMS are housed in an attractive, purpose built building of 165 square meters, with exposed, wooden, Cathedral ceilings. Accessed via a security door from the orchard or via a rear door to the side of VILLA 2, the floors are all tiled in the same colour, throughout. The security, front door leads into a vestibule and corridor with wall lights. The windows on the South wall are exquisitely designed, with coloured glass blocks below a framed and glazed semi-circle which have cast iron filigree work to the outside.
About the Area
Catral is about 7 minutes away from Las Palmeras Estate by car and is a little larger than Dolores. Again there is an abundance of bars and restaurants, mostly Spanish but in addition there are two catral-square-las-palmeras-estateIndian restaurants and two Chinese restaurants. There is an attractive village square where the Church of St. John the Baptist is situated together with 3 cafes and a post office nearby. There are 3 supermarkets in the village.
Each village celebrates various fiestas throughout the year which are all well attended and good fun for all the family. Las Palmeras Estate is just a 5 minute drive to motorway links with the whole of Spain, and only a 12 minute drive through deserted country lanes to unspoilt, golden sand beaches. Alicante Airport, with plentiful flights to several UK airports and many European destinations, is 25 minutes away. The estate is situated close to the El Hondo national park, which is home to many species of birds and the protected Marbled Duck. The bird life all around the estate is prolific. Imagine living at this fabulous, multi-faceted estate. With enviable temperatures and minimal pollution, this are of the Southern Costa Blanca has been identified by the World Health Organisation as one of the healthiest places to live in the world. Pick oranges, lemons, grapefruit, mandarins, figs, olives, avocados and pomegranates from your own established trees. Swim, play snooker or relax on one of the six large terraces. There is plenty of room to add tennis courts, a pitch and putt course, crazy golf, archery or even stabling your own horses. Each of the three houses and the apartment have their own entrances, so the estate would be suitable for an extended family, a farm/recuperation center or a holiday hideaway and conference center for a large, corporate concern.