Cave House For Sale in Castilléjar
4/5 bedroom cave house with great outside space, all mains services and a flexible internal layout including the opportunity to create guest accommodation. Double garage, easy access via tarmac and a popular location. For sale direct from the owners! This charming cave house has been beautifully renovated and maintained over the last 7 years and is presented in “walk-in” condition for new owners. The benefits of a cave house are many and varied and this lovely version offers a great deal of flexibility in terms of how the house is used in the future. If you think that living in a cave house you might feel like a hermit, you couldn’t be further from the truth – light and bright accommodation and great outside space make this house a delight to enjoy all year round. Cave accommodation offers a steady ambient temperature all year round – cool during the heat of the summer months and maintains a comfortable temperature even in the coldest months of the year. This comfortable ambient living is a wonder compared to the standard built houses in southern Spain which are often very cold in winter. The flexible layout within the house allows various rooms to be used as bedrooms but these can also be used for other purposes – extra living accommodation, hobby rooms or as a home office/study etc. There is also a second entrance which allows access to some cave rooms which could prove useful. Equally, there is the opportunity to create separate guest accommodation within the main house where bedroom 1 has a small living room (with wood burning stove) and a cloakroom which could be used for visitors – be they friends, family or even paying guests. This lovely cave home offers a great many benefits and here’s our pick of the bunch… ♦ 4/5 bedroom cave house with flexible internal layout ♦ Great outside space with various terraces ♦ All mains services including water, electric, drainage and internet ♦ Solar panels for heating hot water ♦ Garage with space for 2 cars ♦ Distant views from the top terrace ♦ Separate guest accommodation can be created ♦ Double glazed windows with fly/mosi screens Location – the Altiplano de Granada, Baza and Huescar This lovely country home is located in the small hamlet of Los Carriones midway between Baza and Huescar, Granada. There is a local bar/restaurant which is 5 minutes walk away however, 5mins in the car and you reach Benamaurel and Castillejar which both offer a range of bars and restaurants as well as the normal range of small supermarkets, bakers, butchers, hardware stores and weekly markets. Baza is the closest large town (20mins drive) which offers a Mercadona, Consum, Lidl, etc and lots of shops and restaurants. Huescar is also a 20min drive in the other direction, with a couple of bigger supermarkets and restaurants, as well as a popular and large weekly produce market. This region is known as the Altiplano de Granada and offers a wide range of attractions including traditional towns and villages, beautiful lakes, unspoilt countryside and a wide diversity of wildlife. The property is located within easy reach of a number of local towns and villages including Galera, Castillejar, Castril, each offering different attractions, shopping and cultural options, a wide range of bars and restaurants and services to meet your daily needs. The area is popular with walkers, cyclists, nature lovers and artists. The natural landscape offering something for everyone. If you fancy skiing, the ski slopes of the Sierra Nevada are just an hour and half away. If a more relaxed day trip is preferable, there is a choice of beaches to visit as the area benefits from four great lakes including Lake Negratin, being the largest with a fantastic beach and good tourist facilities.