COUNTRY HOUSE With 6 bedrooms for sale in Vélez-Rubio
Cortijo Rafa - A country house in the Velez Rubio area. (Renovated)
A truly stunning versatile rural property located near to the lovely town of Velez Rubio. From the minute you arrive at the property, the quality of design and build is obvious.
It comprises a 3 bedroom villa with a fabulous pool area, a 1 bedroom guest suite, and 2 garages as well as a separate 2 bedroom guest house, all set in land of 37.000m2 which surrounds the property and is planted with almonds, olives and fig trees.
From a tarmac road, a graveled drive leads to a 2 bedroom guest house / holiday let with a parking area to the side.
To the front of the house is a terrace, shaded by a grape covered pergola. The front door opens into a lounge / dining room with feature fireplace housing a wood burner. An arch leads through to the kitchen which is fitted with wall & base units, granite work surfaces, double sink, gas hob, electric oven, fridge and washing machine.
There are two good sized bedrooms, one double and the other a small double which is currently used as a single. The shower room comprises a glazed shower cubicle, WC, basin and electric water heater. Also to the front of the house is a private well with a submersible pump.
The driveway continues to the main house and opens up to a garden area with circular beds planted with mature almond trees, pine trees and native flowering plants. A shady pergola provides covered parking for the car. To one side of the villa are two garages, one with a wood store to the rear, and a tiled patio area which provides a lovely place to sit and enjoy the views across the rear gardens to the mountains beyond.
To the front of the villa is another tiled terrace with a selection of fruit trees and flowering shrubs to the front.
A traditional wooden front door opens into a bright & spacious enclosed entrance porch. From here stairs lead up to a roof terrace with lighting and electric points.
The views are stunning and the terrace gives access to a storage area for garden furniture. From the porch, a door leads into a split level lounge with feature stone wall with a large fan assisted wood burner. The lower level is cleverly warmed by stylish vents from the back of the chimney, and there is also a ceiling fan for the summer months.
From a passageway, a glazed door opens into a large bright kitchen / dining room where the two areas are defined by a brick edged archway. The kitchen is fitted with low level wooden units with a beautiful granite work surface, induction ceramic hob, electric oven, double sink and fridge freezer. An archway leads through to a useful pantry.
The dining area is a nice L-shaped room with a corner wood burner and patio doors leading out to the rear courtyard garden and pool area. A second patio door from the dining room leads out to a small covered porch with wrought iron screening and a glazed door leading into one of the garages which has a tiled floor and utility area, along with a mains fed back-up water deposit tank with pump.
To the right of the front door, a hallway leads to the bedrooms and bathrooms.
The master bedroom is a very spacious room with a ceiling fan and feature archway with a step down to a bright dressing room. The ensuite shower room is fitted with a tiled shower cubicle with glazed door, WC, basin set on a part glazed table, and a wall mounted heater. Bedroom 2 is a good sized double room, and Bedroom 3 is a good sized double room with fitted wardrobes and is currently set up as a sitting area with a sofa bed.
The family bathroom comprises a full size bath with shower over & glazed shower screen, WC, bidet and basin set in a feature wooden storage unit.
Outside, the courtyard comprises a paved area with raised corner beds and ample space for alfresco dining. It gives access to the boiler room for the oil fired central heating system.
From the courtyard, a feature archway leads out to a large walled garden with a 10x4m tiled pool with an off-set stepped area for sitting. There is a 4 seater jacuzzi set in a brick surround, and a pergola shaded brick built outdoor bar. To one end of the garden is a pump house for the pool, and a barbecue area.
In addition there are four outbuildings which could be joined and converted to additional living accommodation. These buildings include a large workshop / games room with wood burner, an office / workshop space with it's own external entrance, a large room currently used as a gym, and a separate bedroom with seating area and ensuite shower room with a door to the pool area.
If you are planning on creating some form of rural holiday business then this property must be seen to be fully appreciated.
With the potential to sleep up to 14 people and still have your own private accommodation, your dream holiday business could be up and running within weeks!.