Murcia – Balsicas – El Santiago
Murcia – Balsicas – El Santiago. Reduced by 35,000 – now 159,000 euro’s. Spacious detached villa – 4 beds – 2 bath, pool, perfect for permanent living or holidays. The mar menor beaches and airport 15 minutes, Murcia city 20 minutes.
Listing Price: €159,000
Location: El Santiago, Balsicas
Build Size m2: to follow
Swimming Pool: 6 x 4m
Additional Features: Low maintenance gardens, 15 minutes to Mar Menor beaches and San Javier airport, 20 minutes to Murcia city.
Main Living Space
Lounge/Diner – (5.68 x 3.33/4.35 m) Patio doors from terrace lead to the dining room which opens up to a wider lounge area. Windows to front and side.
Kitchen – (3.27 x 3.38 m) fitted with a range of base and wall units, electric oven, extractor, 4 ring ceramic hob, fridge/freezer and space/plumbing for dishwasher. Window to back
Utility Room – (1.34 x 3.38m) Electric water heater and plumbing for washing machine.
Master Bedroom – (3.33 x 3.83 m) large double bedroom with fitted wardrobes.
En Suite – comprising large walk-in shower, toilet and large vanity unit with two wash hand basins.
Bedroom 2 – (3.34 x 3.42 m) large double room with fitted wardrobe. Window to side
Bedroom 3 – (3.32 x 2.68 m) double room with fitted wardrobes. Window to rear.
Bedroom 4 – (3.30 x 1.92 m) single room. Window to rear.
Family Bathroom – comprising large walk in shower, WC, bidet and pedestal hand basin.
Low Maintenance Gardens
6 x 4m swimming pool
Mains water and electric
Satellite TV and internet available
Off Road Parking
Council tax in the UK is based on the assumed capital value of the dwelling whereas Council Tax in Spain is calculated on the rateable value of the property valor catastral and is applicable to resident and non-resident property owners alike. It is a municipal tax payable to the local Town Hall
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Balsicas is a relatively large village only 12 kilometres inland from the Mar Menor. The village contains a mixture of old and new, which means there is plenty to look at as you wander around, stopping in the lovely park and seeing the asymmetric church. The old castle is sometimes open and is a real treasure trove of antique pieces, like massive doors, huge fireplaces and many other old objects. The weekly street market is held every Thursday afternoon and the train line connects Cartagena to Murcia, so offers some great day out possibilities.
Trains run everyday from here; south to Torre Pacheco and Cartagena and north to the city of Murcia and beyond, all the way to France if you really want a long journey!!
If the iron and wooden gates are open within the castle walls you can walk in and take a look around Ros Castle. The Spanish speaking caretaker is often only too pleased to show you all the beautiful reclaimed furniture including rocking horses, cribs, doors and tables.
Places of interest & ideas of things to do in Balsicas
• Village Centre: lovely park, church and selection of shops, bars and restaurants.
• Market: medium Thursday afternoon
• Train Station: trains to the cities of Cartagena and Murcia.
• Ros Castle: beside the church, if it is open go in and meet the caretaker.
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