Almeria – Arboleas – Villa Doreen
Almeria – Arboleas – Villa Doreen. Immaculately presented villa 3 beds-2 baths, pool, double garage, 601 sq mtrs plot, 175,500€. Surrounded by beautiful mature gardens, Ideally located close to the village of Arboleas and easy distance to local bars, restaurants and supermarket.
Listing Price: €175,500
Build Size m2: 130
Swimming Pool: 10 x 5m
Additional Features: Double integral garage
A newly completed motorway means that the beaches of Costa Almeria are only 30 minutes away by car
Large entrance gated open into the gardens
The property is fronted by a large arched enclosed conservatory 12.73 x 3.43 metres which gives additional living space to enjoy the mild all year round climate for this area. Overlooking the pool and sun terraces makes it perfect for entertaining
Spacious lounge 5.04 x 3.31m has feature fireplace incorporating pellet wood burner. Air conditioning unit. Patio doors into the conservatory
Breakfast kitchen 3.66 x 3.31m with matching wall and base storage units. All white goods included, Room for table and chairs. Door from kitchen leads into the double integral garage 5.56 x 5.32m which could easily be adapted for additional accommodation should it be required.
Off the lounge is a small study area which currently houses the computer
Three large double bedrooms all with fitted air conditioning units
Bedroom One – 4.62 x 3.70m with patio doors onto the conservatory
Bedroom Two – master bedroom 1.85 x 3.51m with en-suite shower room
Bedroom Three – 3.65 x 3.16m with built-in wardrobes
Family size bathroom
Beautiful 10 x 5 metre swimming pool. surrounded by tiled sun terrace
Double glazing and fly screens fitted
Mains water and electricity, Satellite TV and broadband available
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Found in the Almanzora Valley, Arboleas is a small town on the bank of the Almanzora River, in the spurs of the Filabres mountain range. It has a strong agricultural economy, growing citrus, olive trees, almond trees and cereals such as wheat and barley.
Situated just a 25 minute drive from the coast is the pretty villages of Arboleas, Zurgena and its neighbouring village of La Alfoquia.
The villages have a population in excess of 2500 – mostly friendly Spaniards working in local agriculture. The nearby amenities include a doctor’s surgery and an English speaking pharmacy, primary school, older children can attend the secondary school in La Alfoquia, and a free school bus is available. There is also a market every Saturday morning selling all local produce.
Zurgena has 2 banks and numerous shops and bars which stay open long into the evening, also a newly constructed kiddie’s play park. The fresh food market is held every Friday.
Over the bridge from Zurgena lies La Alfoquia, again it has numerous shops and banks, including, a hardware shop, an electrical shop, bakery, butchers, tobacconist, a boutique
Albox is nestled between the Sierra de las Estancias and the Sierra de los Filabres mountain ranges, a short distance from the Almanzora river. It is a typical whitewashed town with narrow streets interspersed with small plazas. As a small agricultural town it is surrounded by olive groves and lemon and orange orchards.
The origin of Albox is medieval and the remains of an ancient fort can be found on a nearby hill. In 1503 an earthquake destroyed it and many of its historical buildings were lost. It has been completely reconstructed in its present location.
Albox and the surrounding area offer a number of outdoor pursuits for the visitor. There area multitude of country areas to walk and explore, horse riding, cycling or off-roading in a 4WD. The area is also home to Europe’s biggest observatory.
Many of the local traditions in Albox remain, including ceramics. Two celebrated ceramicist families. Herminio and the Ends, remain in Albox. Their pottery factories still cook the mud in the old Arab furnaces and produce popular decorative ceramics, mostly earthenware.
There is a flourishing weekly market held on Tuesdays that is one of the features of Albox. The market spans through the streets into the Rambla (a dry riverbed) and here you can buy everything from clothes to livestock.
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