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Finca Blanca is the only fully-restored, stone built Moorish cortijo of its kind in the Cabo de Gata, with handmade Moroccan tiles throughout, and a wealth of original features. It sits on a beautiful plot in the Parque Natural, with far-reaching views in all directions, and is only a 10 minute drive to the wonderful beaches, bars and restaurants of Agua Amarga, Rodalquilar and Las Negras.
This stunning property is currently a large family home, yet has the scale and flexibility to incorporate commercial/tourism ventures.
Internal accommodation comprises:
An impressive main entrance hall with 4m high ceiling and preserved 3.5m tall Moorish arch.
Sitting room 1 has a wood-burning stove, air-conditioning (hot and cold), 3 French windows - 2 onto the west terrace and 1 onto the south terrace giving panoramic views of the old volcanic hills that line the Hornillo valley.
Kitchen, fully-fitted with 8m polished concrete worktop, rendered open shelves with downlights, Lacanche cooker and hood, built-in fridges and dishwasher, and large skylight.
Dining room with 4.5m high built-in plaster bookcase, pendant lights, wood burning stove and French window onto a Moroccan style internal courtyard.
The secret internal courtyard is the heart of the cortijo, accessible through the sitting room, dining room, bedrooms 2 & 3, and east terrace.
Bedroom 4 (currently a study) has a 4m high built-in plaster bookcase.
Sitting room 2 has two original alcoves and fireplace, now fully restored, with wood-burning stove and door onto courtyard.
Bedroom 1 is part of the master suite with a wood-burning stove, air-conditioning (hot & cold), and south and north facing windows. An archway leads into the dressing room with a 6m run of bespoke floor to ceiling wardrobes, and at one end a French window onto the south terrace, which has an outdoor shower, and at the other end a private en suite bathroom with double sink and skylight above walk-in shower.
Bedroom 2 has air-conditioning (hot & cold), and its own step-down sitting room with wifi and satellite TV point, and a French window into the internal courtyard.
Bedroom 3 is currently used as an artist studio with kitchenette, wood-burning stove, French window into the internal courtyard, and bi-fold barn doors that open onto views to the Cabrera mountains 20 miles away.
Bathroom 2 is located between bedrooms 2 & 3. Together beds 2 & 3 can be used as a separate apartment with independent access from the road and its own private walled garden.
Utility room has an 8m run of storage units, double sink, washing machine, fridge and freezer, and electric hot water boiler to supplement the solar heating.
Bathroom 3 located off utility room has a WC, polished concrete sink unit, and a walk in shower.
Double Garage, 120m2, with large wooden double doors, power sockets and wall lights. This space is so large it can hold 2 cars and a small boat, or could easily be converted into further accommodation if required.
120m long entrance wall with gated entrances to the west and east.
Three distinct, flat-ground, garden areas of over 7000m2 with over 140 mature trees, including olives, almonds, figs, pomegranates and palms.
West terrace - 50m2 with unbroken views over 3km of olive groves and along the Hornillo hills and up the valley. Entirely cane-roofed, it has built-in sofa seating for 12, a dining area for 12 and outdoor kitchen with fridge, sink, and plancha.
South terrace - 125m2 with views over the wild garden and distant hills. It has white pebble gravel and a 20-foot high mature Ficus tree that gives plenty of dappled light and natural shade over the long hot summers.
East terrace - secluded 400m2 completely walled garden with 300º panoramic views over olive groves, the old windmill, the village church and the beautiful ruin of the Cortijo de la Colina, and beyond into the ancient volcanic hills of the Cabo de Gata and the distant Sierra Alhamilla and the Carbrera mountains. Inside the tranquillity of the garden, you will find ancient olive trees, a 7m built-in sofa, a fully fitted outdoor kitchen, an elevated dining terrace, a sun deck, and the electrics and water and space to install a large swimming pool.
Mains electricity and water connected.
Alarm system with internal motion detectors and external video surveillance.
Internet and satellite dish.
Solar panels for hot water.
Edge of village location
A three minute walk to the centre of Fernan Perez and the best tapas bar in the Cabo de Gata. The village also has a tobacconist and a mini-mart that carries all essentials and fresh daily bread. You are only a 5-minute drive to nearest town with every amenity, and only 10 minutes to the spectacular beaches of Agua Amarga, Rodalquilar and Las Negras, and 30 minutes to the city of Almeria and the international airport.
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