Listing Price: €125,000
Build Size m2: 153
Swimming Pool: no
Additional Features: There is a large workshop in the grounds
An ideal property for those who want to be able to walk to all the amenities. Casa Lavadero is situated in the village of Chirivel and just a few minutes from the shops and restaurants. The villa is around 35 years property and has been totally renovated throughout to a very high standard and gives spacious living accommodation of 153 square metres. The views around the property are fantastic, yet just a few minute’s walk into the village.
A lovely covered entrance terrace leads into the first of two lounges with feature fireplace with wood burner. An archway leads into the second lounge, which has doors leading to a patio area.
A large country style kitchen with plenty of storage units. All the white goods included in the sale.
Separate dining room
Two beautifully finished bedrooms with separate family size bathroom.
Lovely master bedroom with en-suite shower room
Outside is a large workshop/garage, which could be converted to additional accommodation if required.
Mains electric and water, oil central heating
Satellite TV, broadband and landline telephone
Off road parking and room for a pool if needed
Plot size 430 square metres. There is an additional plot of land for sale to the rear of the property
The property is walled and gated
To the rear is a further open peace of land which could be sold by a local for more garden but not for building.
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The village of Chirivel is situated in the green, mountainous area of the Sierra de María Natural Park in the north of the province of Almería, west of Vélez Rubio. The village which obtained its independence from Velez Rubio in 1895, is a secluded, tranquil group of houses
It developed in the 18th century, though its history reaches back much further. It is known particularly for the archaeological site at El Villar, a Roman settlement which has yielded important finds.
Velez Blanco is on the mountainside of the Sierra del Mahimón a few hundred metres above Velez Rubio. It is the smaller of the two towns. This wonderful location gives it remarkable views over the Blanco valley and beyond.
It is a beautiful picture-postcard town that is dominated by an impressive castle. The Castle of Marques de los Velez was built in 1506 in the hillside above the town and from here one can see all of Velez Blanco. However, even though it appears a solid fortress, behind the battlements is emptiness. Its white marble courtyard is in the Metropolitan Museum, New York, and friezes from the main rooms are in Paris. It was declared an Artistic-Historic Monument in 1931 and partly restored between 1960 and 1980.
There are plans to rebuild the courtyard completely with marble from nearby quarries. There are many fine views from its Torre del Homenaje and the fort is open daily in the summer.
The Parish Church de la Magdelena, built before 1597, but became a ruin when the roof collapsed in 1822. The Church de Santiago (1515-1559) was built coinciding with the completion of the castle, a mixture of Gothic, Renaissance and Mudejar styles. It was restored in the 1980s.
It is well worth taking a walk along the Calle de la Corredera where there are many baroque mansions, the Temple de Santiago (1559) and other historic buildings including the Ayuntamiento (town hall) built in 1888. It is said that this street is the historic and social axis of the town.
The small agricultural town of Vélez Rubio is in a picturesque setting, surrounded by sierras, olive groves and fields of wheat.
This is a place of enormous historical significance. The town lies at the foot of the Sierra de Maria and proudly boasts the finest baroque religious building in Almeria Province, the Church of La Encarnation. It can be found on the plaza of the same name. Built in the 18th century, this has an imposing carved facade which includes the arms of the Marquises of Villafranca y Vélez, who built it. Inside, the main altar has a superbly detailed, 20-metre-high carved wood retablo.
Three kilometers north of the town are the UNESCO World Heritage listed pre-historic caves and paintings called Cueva de Los Letreros (Leters Cave) and La Cueva del Gabar, to the north of Vélez Blanco.
Although very rural and quiet with no industry the area provides everything. Excellent road and motorway networks with very light traffic mean that the four airports which service the area are within easy reach. Alicante approx 1hr 30 mins, Almeria 1hr 10 mins, Granada 1hour 30 mins
and Murcia (St Javier) 1hr 15min
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