Cortijo Fuente Arriba, Lubrin, Almeria
€450,000 Guide Price
, Lubrin, Almeria, ES
- Tremendous lifestlye opportunity
- Close to the charming Andalucian Pueblo Blanco of Lubrin
- Adorned with bright geraniums, bougainvillea and endless sunshine
- Superb panoramic mountain and sea views
- Owner's accommodation
- Two farmhouse apartments
- Three detached cottages
- Mature gardens with numerous olive, almond and pomegranate trees
- Total plot of 15,256 square metres
Tremendous lifestyle opportunity - Cortijo Fuente Arriba, Lubrin, Almeria
Cortijo Fuente Arriba represents a fabulous opportunity for those looking for a simpler, more traditional and rustic lifestyle.
The finca consists of the original one hundred year old Cortijo with owner's accommodation plus two farmhouse apartments, as well as, three detached cottages set in 15,256 square metres (3.8 acres) of elevated land on the outskirts of a small, authentic and charming Spanish village of Lubrin.
Cortijo Fuente Arriba is just a five minute walk to Lubrin which has an amazing range of amenities including supermarkets, banks, bakers, butchers, post office, gymnasium, doctors' surgery, pharmacy and a surprising number of restaurants and tapas bars. Beer or Wine and a tapas are less than €2 and a three-course Menu del Dias costs just €12. The villagers are truly welcoming and visitors are assured of a cultural and gastronomic experience of an authentic Andalucian Pueblo Blanco.
It is approximately sixty minutes to the nearest international airport at Almeria.
The climate of Lubrin is dry and generally warm. During the summer the average temperature is nearly 30 degrees centigrade whilst over the winter it is mild. There is very low rainfall
The accommodation includes the original Cortijo which has been sympathetically renovated and comprises of the owner's accommodation plus two farmhouse apartments. The owner's accommodation features an upper ground floor two-bedroom plus two-bathroom apartment. Guests can enjoy two lower ground floor one bedroom apartments.
In addition to the Cortijo, there are three detached cottages. Two of the properties are studio cottages plus there is a two-bedroom plus one bathroom detached cottage which has been converted from stables and a barn.
The layout of the accommodation allows you the option to entertain with your friends and family but provides important space for you and your guests to enjoy some privacy.
The apartments are full of character with beamed ceilings, balconies and traditional window shutters which along with the doors were handmade by the local carpenter. The space around the Cortijo has very private open and covered terraces, ideal for outside living with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. On a clear day you can see the Mediterranean which is approximately twenty kilometres away as the crow flies.
The land is terraced with ancient dry stone walls and the terraces, adjacent to the Cortijo, have been landscaped with grape vines and Oleander borders. There are numerous almond, olive and pomegranate trees providing very mature gardens on different levels.
The original stone walled water deposit has been converted to a plunge pool with steps leading from a large pergola with outside cooking facilities which provide wonderful al fresco dining. The area is adorned with bright geraniums, bougainvillea and endless sunshine.
The views of the surrounding mountains are truly panoramic and the complete setting has produced a peaceful and tranquil location with welcome rest and relaxation that truly refreshes the soul.
The commercial property has an established holiday rental business that has provided the current owners with a modest income. However, there is certainly potential to significantly improve occupancy rates for those that want to take the business to the next level.