Listing Price: €199,950
Location: La Escarihuela, Lorca
Build Size m2: 148
Swimming Pool: 8 x 4m
Additional Features: Integral garage, plus detached garage/workshop
Located at La Escarihuela, approximately 15 minutes from the towns of Lorca and Puerto Lumbreras with easy access to the beaches of Aguilas only 30 minutes away.
Double entrance gates lead onto the gravelled frontage. Entrance door leads into hallway, 3.86 x 2.03m with access to two bedrooms
Bedroom One 3.49 x 3.91m, with en-suite shower room
Bedroom Two 4.36 x 3.93m, with en-suite shower room and access door to the pool area.
These two bedrooms can be accessed separately to the rest of the property and being en-suite makes ideal to offer B&B.
The main house has a large open plan lounge 6.61 x 3.89m, with feature fireplace, dining area 6.45 x 3.58m
Open plan kitchen, 5.42 x 3.56m floor standing storage units with sylistone worktops. Items include in the sale, gas hob with overhead extractor, electric oven, integral dishwasher, upright fridge/freezer.
From the kitchen door leads into a large integral garage, 6.58 x 3.84m with utility area housing washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedroom three, 5.42 x 3.56m, with en-suite bathroom
Detached garage and workshop, 6.60 x 3.94m, could be converted into a guest cottage.
To the rear of the property is a covered sun terrace alongside a beautiful 8 x 4m swimming pool and outside shower.
Terraced gardens with wonderful views across to Puerto Lumbreras and Lorca.
Mains electric and water, oil fired central heating, Satellite TV and broadband available.
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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The port of lights – is located in the far west of the province of Murcia, on the N340 motorway between Murcia and Almeria. It has a population of 10,600 inhabitants. The area is largely agricultural, with olives and almonds being the main crop.
Puerto Lumbreras is also a cattle raising area. The town is spread around the base of a hill, which is crowned by an old castle. There are some good walks to be taken in the countryside around the town.
A market is held every in the town on Fridays. There several hotel and restaurants
Puerto Lumbreras is 12 km from Lorca and 60km from Murcia. Almeria airport is 105km, Alicante airport is 135km and Murcia airport is 85km.
The largest town in Spain by area, Lorca stretches across an entire valley and its municipal district reaches the coast. The attraction of Lorca lies in its history and archaeology, present in the character of its streets, its living crafts (textiles, woodwork, ceramics) its different offerings for festivals and cultural events. Lorca was officially declared an “historical and artistic” treasure in 1964.
A hilltop castle presides over the town, this is the Sun Fortress of Lorca which is a former frontier town dating back to the 13th century when Spain was dominated by the Moors and Lorca was a defensive town whose primary function was the defence of the Arabic possessions. The castle has recently been restored to part of its former glory and represents a significant economic resource for the people of Lorca.
The town has numerous historical buildings including churches, Roman villas, palaces and also artistic treasures. Lorca is well known for its enthustiastic and lavish fiestas. Lorca is well connected with a coach station, a rail station and the main N340 motorway which runs next to the town.
Lorca is 120km from Alicante airport, 150km from Almeria airport and 60km from Murcia’s airport at San Javier. The nearest golf courses are in the neighbouring province of Almeria, including Valle del Este and Desert Spring, about half an hour away.
On the border of the province of Murcia, Aquilas is a coastal town with many un-spoilt secluded beaches, situated in one of the least developed coastal areas of southern Spain. At the western end of the Golfo de Mazarron, the town is bordered inland by fields of tomatoes and numerous villages.
Increasingly popular with northern Europeans, Aguilas is made up of 2 bays separated by a rocky headland. There are 28km of numerous different beaches in the area, catering for all types of aquatic sports or just good old fashioned relaxation. The University of the Sea is also located in Aguilas.
The carnival of Aguilas is a renowned fiesta where the entire town comes out onto the streets and some fantastic costumes are on display. Aguilas has a population of 25,700.
The relative isolation of the town is part of the reason for the low key development in Aguilas, it is 70km from Murcia, 95km from San Javier airport and 180 km from Alicante airport. Lorca is 25km away. The nearest golf courses are in the neighbouring province of Almeria.
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