Almeria – Velez Rubio – Villa Louisa
Almeria – Velez Rubio – Villa Louisa. 2 beds -2 baths, 30,442 sq. mtrs plot, 119,000€’s. A lovely property with options to extend if required. Set on a hillside overlooking Velez Rubio with three hundred and sixty degrees view to the beautiful countryside of the Santa Maria Parque de Velez.
Listing Price: € 119,000
Location: Velez Rubio
Build Size m2: 92
Swimming Pool: no
Additional Features: Possible to add third bedroom
An area of outstanding beauty with easy access to the A92 motorway and only twenty minutes to the town of Velez Rubio.
The front door opens into a small hallway leading to an open plan lounge 6.34 x 4.40m, with wood burner. Picture windows give vistas to the surrounding scenery. Patio doors lead into a lovely conservatory 5.75 x 2.75m.
Kitchen 3.94 x 2.70m has floor standing units, electric boiler, freestanding 6 ring gas cooker, washing machine and small fridge.
Two double bedrooms both with fitted wardrobes.
Master bedroom 3.94 x 2.96m, with en-suite bathroom.
Guest bedroom 3.86 x 3.05m
Separate shower room
Outside stairs lead to a large solarium 8.23 x 4.76m, where it is possible to add a third bedroom.
Mains water and electricity, Satellite TV and broadband available
Plenty of room to build a swimming pool if needed.
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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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. Only 30 minutes from the historical town of Lorca and 50 minutes from the coastal town of Águilas
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
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