country house for sale in cartagena
We are delighted to present this charming 3 bedroom detached country home, situated in a quaint Spanish hamlet, close to the City of Cartagena in the Province of Murcia. The locality of Los Cañovates has just 42 inhabitants and has a lovely "open" and unisolated feel to it, with the property being accessed by tarmac road. A perfect away from it all country property, yet only a short drive from the facilities in the many surrounding areas such as Los Puertos, Cuesta Blanca, Las Palas and Fuente Alamo. The beautiful beaches at Isla Plana and La Azohia are less than 30 minutes drive, and the area is serviced by airports at Murcia International (RMU) and Alicante. The historic and cosmopolitan city of Cartagena is less than 20 minutes away.This country home benefits from air conditioning (hot and cold) to two of the bedrooms and the main living area, and there are rejas to all windows. The property is walled and gated, and there is an attractive FRONT TERRACE which is an ideal area for al fresco dining, or morning coffee whilst admiring the unspoiled countryside and mountain views. Through the front entrance door, you have the full width, spacious LIVING ROOM/DINING ROOM which as well as dual air conditioning, also has ceiling fans. There is a door leading to the INNER HALL with MARBLE staircase leading to the first floor, and understairs storage.There is a DOUBLE BEDROOM on the GROUND FLOOR as well as the BATHROOM which has a modern four piece suite including full size bathtub with shower over and glazed shower screen. Another door off the dining area leads to the BREAKFAST KITCHEN with room for a cafe style table and chairs, fully fitted with a range of modern unitswith granite worktops and almost new white goods including induction hob. From here there is an immensely useful, covered UTILITY/LAUNDRY AREA with sink and plumbing for washing machine.The FIRST FLOOR of the property has a LANDING with porthol window, and TWO FURTHER BEDROOMS,OUTSIDE, directly opposite the house is a larger than average DETACHED GARAGE with light and power, and adjacent is a small gate which has a few shallow steps leading to the pool area with PRIVATE SWIMMING POOL, PERGOLA, raised bed suitable for planting and also a working WELL with the benefit of free water!!This property presents great value for money for a detached home that is ready to move into AND with a private pool where you can truly immerse yourself in the Spanish lifestyle.
We are delighted to offer for sale this 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom country home situated in the charming hamlet of Los Puertos in the municipality of CARTAGENA in the Province of Murcia.Ideally located with easy access to the A7/E15 motorway, this home is centrally located so that whilst being in the countryside and away from it all, you are only a short distance from the beach, city and airport. The closest shop is located in Las Palas just a 4 minute drive by car, and main shops and amenities are 15 minutes away; the beaches of Isla Plana and Puerto de Mazarron are 20 minutes, and the historic naval port City of Cartagena is only 15 minutes away. Cartagena is a beautiful City with an electic blend of shops and facilities, theatres, marina, tapas bars, cuisine from all different cultures, hotels, retail parks and the hospital of Santa Lucia. In the Hamlet of LOS PUERTOS, there are regular deliveries of bread, bottled gas, and fish. There is also a bar in the village and a bus service.This lovely country home is rural yet not isolated and offers spacious accommodation all on one level. Outside as well as the extensive gardens, there are outbuildings/casitas which have many uses, or could be converted into additional accommodation to service friends and family when they visit (or try your hand at B&B)!! There is also a separate fenced plot of land opposite the property included in the sale price.As you enter the walled and gated plot, you come into a large, paved BBQ COURTYARD which has mature plants and shrubs planted and a working well. Around to the side leads to the ENTRANCE to the property where there is another beautiful paved TERRACE which is a lovely area for al fresco dining, or to sit quietly with a good book for for evening stargazing. Upon entering the property, you come into the large LIVING ROOM/DINING ROOM with wood burning stove. There is a KITCHEN which has concealed doors so can be closed off if preferred or left to give this area an open plan feel. The INNER HALL leads to the rest of the accommodation. There are 4 BEDROOMS, 3 of which are double in size, and 1 large single room/study/snug, and 2 of the bedrooms benefit from an EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM. The MASTER BEDROOM is very large and has an en-suite shower room which is also a UTILITY AREA and a door leads out onto the INNER COURTYARD which is a totally private space to be used as a place for hanging washing and a general utility area. 2 of the bedrooms have built in wardrobes, and all have either ceiling fans or air conditioning. The 2ND EN-SUITE has His and Hers wash basins and walk in wet room style shower. The FAMILY BATHROOM has a full bathtub with shower attachment over.OUTSIDE is an Aladdin's Cave of space, nooks and crannies and areas to explore. There are various planted areas situated all around the gardens offering screening and privacy. There is an area for off road parking for vehicles with a CARPORT, and a number of outbuildings some of which house toilet/washing facilities. Most significantly there are two large CASITAS which give four usable spaces and with power and water available are perfect for conversion into OUTDOOR/SUMMER KITCHEN/GUEST ACCOMMODATION/GAMES ROOM/POOL BAR - the choice and opportunities are endless. Or keep it simple and use this space for the obligatory man cave, or log store. In addition, there is a block of FARM BUILDINGS which can easily be used for rabbits, chickens etc. Opposite the property is a FENCED PLOT OF LAND which is classified as rustic, but is a lovely area to cultivate and turn into an orchard.These casitas wraparound the POOL AREA which consists of an impressive 8x4 private swimming pool with roman steps and lights and plenty of space for comfy seating areas, sunbeds and dining area.Properties with this amount of space and opportunity rarely come to the market, so viewing is encouraged at your earliest oppportunity.