Murcia – Campos del Rio – Villa Garrett
Murcia – Campos del Rio – Villa Garrett. 249,950€ – Beautifully presented, 5 Bed, 3 Bath, detached luxury villa with pool located on a luxury development of approximately 50 properties close to the village of Campos del Rio. The village is just a short drive/cycle ride away and the historic city of Murcia approximately 25km’s. The beach and airports at Alicante and San Javier are less that one hour’s driving time.
Listing Price: € 249,950
Location: Campos del Rio
Build Size m2: 290
Swimming Pool: 10 x 5m
Additional Features: Stunning low maintenance gardens,
The property is accessed through a remote controlled/intercom personnel gate or the vehicular access which is also remote controlled.
Main Living Space
From the covered porch, the property is entered through the front door into an entrance hall currently being used as a study.
Lounge/Diner/Kitchen (53 sq.m) the lounge area is fitted with a feature fireplace and chimney and leads into the dining area with patio doors leading onto the front porch. The kitchen is fitted with a range of base and wall units, single electric oven, 4 ring gas hob, extractor, spaces for fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. The kitchen is separated from the lounge by a breakfast bar with storage space underneath.
Master Bedroom (24 sq. m) a double room, with large bay windows offering stunning views of the garden and surrounding countryside. There is a large dressing area with fitted wardrobes, ceiling fan with integral light.
En suite – large bathroom comprising, WC, hand basin, bath with shower over and a glass shower screen.
Bedroom 2 (4 x 3.5 m) double/twin room fitted with wardrobes and ceiling fan.
Bedroom 3 (4 x 3.5 m) double/twin room fitted with wardrobes and ceiling fan.
Family Bathroom – comprising, bath with shower over, WC, bidet, vanity unit with integral basin.
The under build has been converted to provide additional living space or teenage/granny apartment comprising large living space, 2 bedrooms’ area and bathroom. Whilst all the major work is complete, there is minor finishing required to make this space totally self-contained.
Front Terrace (35.65 sq. metres) an amazing covered area overlooking the pool and garden.
Large fully enclosed plot
Low maintenance, well stocked gardens
Various paved seating areas
10m x 5m swimming pool
Satellite TV and internet available
Double glazing roller shutters, and insect screens fitted to all widows
Gas central heating and air conditioning throughout
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
Before You Can Buy a Property in Spain, You Must Have an NIE number – Numero de Identidad de Extranjeros, which, translated, means “Identity Number for Foreigners”. We can help arrange this for you.
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Campos del Rio
Campos del Rio is to be found in the region of the River Mula and is a town which dates back to the 11th century, the first written records about it coming from 1257. It was an Arabic settlement until the Castilian reconquest in 1243.
A few years later, Alphonse X the Wise granted privileges through which it became a part of the town of Mula. Afterwards it was handed over to Sancho Manuel in exchange for an annual income of 1,000 maravedis (an old Spanish coin), before being later passed on to the Ayalas, a noble family from Albacete, in exchange for a tribute payment every year. A demographic crisis which grew more acute with the expulsion of the Moors in 1614 led to an almost complete depopulation of Campos. Its recovery did not begin until the second half of that same century, and especially the following one.
In 1820, with the Constitution of the Courts of Cadiz, it was declared an independent borough, gaining its own Town Hall in 1836. At the beginning of the 20th century Campos became known as Campos del Rio.
The basic economy of this area has always been agriculture and cattle breeding. Since ancient times, the huerta (the market garden and orchard region) has spread out along both banks of the river Mula. Nowadays its principal crops are peach trees, orange trees and apricot trees. On the drier land the traditional almond and olive trees are still grown.
The traveller who arrives in Campos del Rio ought to take a walk along the Calle del Rosario in order to observe its large, wealthy houses, as well as the Torre del Reloj (Clock Tower) and the baroque Church of St. John the Baptist, dating from the end of the 18th century, which houses works by the sculptor Francisco Salzillo.
Another place of great interest for the visitor is the Castle of Campos del Rio, which was a watch tower in the 13th century but has now been converted into a viewing point which enables you to look out over part of the town, the huerta and the dry river beds.
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