Country House For Sale in Caniles
A charming, large, semi-detached five bedroom cortijo with private swimming pool
Cortijo Laurier - A country house in the Caniles area. (Renovated)
A charming, large, semi-detached five bedroom cortijo with private swimming pool, great outside space and excellent views of the local Natural Park. The property is located in the Caniles area which is just a 5 minute drive to the very picturesque town where the views are beautiful. It has two supermarkets, a post office, a doctors surgery, bars/restaurants and a market on Tuesday mornings. It is approximately a 20 minute drive away from the major town of Baza with all amenities such as parks, shops and large supermarkets, a music academy, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, weekly market, a theatre, a hospital, gyms and more.
The property is set on a fully walled and gated plot with the gates opening onto a concrete area with ample parking for several vehicles, a garage/store room and with power and wraps around into a room which is used as a workshop. The garden is planted with olive trees, grape vines and a laurel tree.
This property has been fully reformed and can be used as one house for a large or extended family or would be excellent for tourism as there are separate entrances creating a self contained annexe.
To the front of the property is a large patio area which has a large covered patio/seating area, perfect for enjoying the views, relaxing in or dining alfresco, and overlooks the in-ground swimming pool which has ample room around it for sunbathing, seating and enjoying the scenery.
From the covered sun room at the front of the property, through the traditional woooden front entrance door is access into the kitchen diner. There is an Andalucian style kitchen with open shelving and a feature fireplace where the cooker is located as a lovely focal point. From here is a good sized pantry with shelving and fridge freezer.
Moving on from the kitchen area opens to the good size dining room, and then through double part galzed wooden doors into the lounge with a feature brick fireplace and inset woodburner. Off the lounge a door opens into a double bedroom with wardrobe area, at the other side of this bedroom a door opens into the adjoining double bedroom with wardrobe area. There is an ensuite shower room to both these bedrooms comprising a large walk in shower with a glass block screen, pedestal wash hand basin and WC.
Along a small hallway are steps to the workshop where at the end is a good sized room which is being used as a snug/lounge.
Off the ground floor kitchen is a hallway with stairs leading to the first floor with a door at the top opening onto the passageway (the upstairs could be easily separated as it has two access points and can be made to be self contained or used as part of the main house) where there is a second modern fitted kitchen with a double sink, gas cooker and fridge freezer, through the archway into the shelved pantry area. A door leads off the kitchen onto a large sun terrace which faces a southerly direction with spectacular views. There is also a living room with fireplace, a family bathroom and three more large bedrooms with wardrobe space (two of which have ensuites). The one bedroom has independant access from outside which allows this to be separated, through a door and onto roof of the snug, is a path between the two roofs is a rear gate leading to the back of the house with additional parking and tubing on the roof is for the heating of the pool.
The property is situated on the edge of the Sierra de Baza natural Park, with unlimited walking, cycling, horse riding etc. The wonderful city of Granada is just over an hour's drive away (this is also the nearest airport, followed by Almeria, Murcia, Alicante then Malaga). Granada offers ski-ing during the winter months. The coast is around 1h30 drive away, and there are beach areas at Lake Negratin which is around 20 minutes drive away.
The property has been sympathetically restored and has all services connected, internet is available and it´s ready to move into straight away! There are many character features including traditional feature ceiling beams throughout this property, window shutters and quirky arch and shelving, and all this enjoys the most amazing views.
A great property in a picturesque setting ideal for rural tourism!
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