mid terrace bungalow, 3 beds – 2 baths, pool, gardens, 480 sq mtrs plot – was 145,000€”s , now 125,000€’s. Large mid-terrace property totally re-built to replace an older Spanish house. Located in the Zurgena area with local bar and restaurants nearby
Listing Price: €125,000
Build Size m2: 120
Swimming Pool: 8 x 4m
Additional Features: Mortgage available
The property is fronted by a lovely garden area laid with astra-turf and brightly coloured pots with flowering plants. This is a deceivingly large property which continues to open up as you go through it.
The front door opens into a large lounge/diner, 8.85 x 4.19m, with feature fireplace and hot/cold air conditioning. From the dining area patio doors lead to the rear gardens.
Spacious breakfast kitchen, 4.27 x 3.6m, wall and floor storage units with granite worktops. White items included in the sale gas hob with overhead extractor, built-in electric oven, fridge freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Three double bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes.
Master bedroom, 4.27 x 3.83m, with en-suite shower room
Two double guest bedrooms, 3.94 x 2.44m and 3.16 x 2.99m
Separate family size bathroom
Swimming pool 8 x 4 metres with sun terraces, 2 metre wall around pool for total privacy.
Walled arch gateway leads into a lovely garden with a wide array of plants, shrubs, palms and a covered seating terrace.
Mains electric and water connected, garden shed
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
Substantial transferable mortgage, subject to suitable applicant
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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
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.
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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