This fantastic estate is FOR SALE and consists of a plot of 18,000m2 of fertile land, with 3 houses and an apartment and a private swimming pool. In total, there are 12/14 bedrooms and 12 bathrooms.
This is a great opportunity to establish a business or create a haven for an extended family in a lovely area of Europe and enjoy peace and safety in the land of sunshine.
Built about 90 years ago and completely renovated over the last 15 years, the farmhouse offers a wealth of charm and Spanish character. All windows have replacement, pine effect aluminium frames and are double glazed. They have fly screens and blinds. Renovated with security in mind, all downstairs windows have decorative, external barring and are lockable from the inside. The main door incorporates a security locking system. There is an electrically operated, metal blind above the patio doors to the garden, metal security shutters to the patio doors leading from the Master bedroom suite and a monitored alarm system. These safeguards all contribute to peace of mind when the property is left unattended for a while.
The front door opens into the stunning space of the main living area. Measuring
10 m x 9 m, the area is stylish and spacious with double aspect, arched windows and patio doors leading to the swimming pool terrace and garden.
A white marble and wrought iron staircase leads from the main living room to the upstairs landing and passageway, with views over the orchard.
Glorious Swimming Pool 10 metres x 5 metres and Huge Terrace Accessed directly from the patio doors at the rear of the farmhouse, or via metal gates (with childproof locks) from the orchard and also via the spiral staircase from the master bedroom suite.
Concealed pump and filter housing.
A good sized apron all around the pool, with non-slip paving.
Massive swimming pool terrace, measuring 15 metres x 15 metres leading to the garden.
2 water taps and hose points.
Decorative, wrought iron gate to spiral staircase, leading up to the large terrace outside the master bedroom suite.
Access to the Jacuzzi room/garden room and also to the pool storage room.
Summer Salon and Jacuzzi Room.
Good size room with 5-seater Jacuzzi at one end. At the other end, there is space for a dining table and several chairs. In the centre, at present, is a lounge area.
A charming, cool space, with netted arches to the front. In the rear wall, there are four antique, wrought iron window frames, perfectly framing a wonderful view over the open countryside, to the distant mountains.
Plenty of wall lights and power points.
The walls are half tiled.
A great place to retreat to in the heat of the day.
Excellent setting for alfresco meals.
There are two further, detached, single storey villas, each of which has 4 double bedrooms. They were built approximately 40 years ago.
This is a 1 bedroom, ground floor apartment attached to the side of the Farmhouse, with views over the orchard.
SPORTS HALL/GYMNASIUM/CONFERENCE ROOMS.
Housed in an attractive, purpose built building of 165 square metres, with exposed, wooden, Cathedral ceilings.
All the houses and the apartment access the orchard, which is gravelled with paths and includes orange trees, lemon trees, grapefruit and olive trees plus several established flowering trees. The wire fence surrounding two sides is covered with various flowering, climbing plants and it is a riot of colour for several months of the year.
Outside the front door to the apartment, at the side of the farmhouse, there is a large, covered area of 10.2 m x 6.7 m. It has a terrazzo floor and is ideal for shaded, outdoor dining. It gives directly into the orchard. Access to the drive is via a large sliding gate, so vehicles can be parked here if required.
Situated to the left of the main driveway this is an area of 4,000 sq m and currently houses a number of mature palm trees in pots. A supply pipe for an automatic watering system is in place.
Situated next to Side Field One, this is an area of approximately 2,000 sq m and is at present a palm tree plantation.
Situated at the rear of the property, this area of approximately 2,000 sq m is fenced and gated and currently houses 200 olive trees. There is access into the gardens of the Farmhouse, Villa 1 and the side driveway of the property.
Occupying an idyllic location between the azure blue Mediterranean Sea and a range of mountains, las Palmeras is a versatile estate of 18,000 square metres (approximately four and a half acres).
Enjoy country living, with very few close neighbours, yet just a short drive to 2 vibrant Spanish villages, both with a variety of shops, schools, restaurants, bars, banks and a post office. Each village has a well established medical centre.
The nearest village to Las Palmeras Estate is Dolores, about 5 minutes by car. In the centre is the pedestrianised square, which is dolores-5-minutes-from-las-palmeras-estatevery pretty and a lovely place to sit at one of the cafes for a coffee or a beer. There are shops and banks here, too, and an imposing Church with a sparkling blue tiled roof. The village also has a large supermarket stocking a very wide range of products. There is a large municipal outside swimming pool open in the summer months.
Catral is about 7 minutes away from Las Palmeras Estate by car and is a little larger than Dolores. Again there is an abundance of bars and restaurants, mostly Spanish but in addition there are two catral-square-las-palmeras-estateIndian restaurants and two Chinese restaurants. There is an attractive village square where the Church of St. John the Baptist is situated together with 3 cafes and a post office nearby. There are 3 supermarkets in the village.
Each village celebrates various fiestas throughout the year which are all well attended and good fun for all the family.
Las Palmeras Estate is just a 5 minute drive to motorway links with the whole of Spain, and only a 12 minute drive through deserted country lanes to unspoilt, golden sand beaches.
Alicante Airport, with plentiful flights to several UK airports and many European destinations, is 25 minutes away.
The estate is situated close to the El Hondo national park, which is home to many species of birds and the protected Marbled Duck. Thus the birdlife all around the estate is prolific.
Imagine living at this fabulous, multi-faceted estate. With enviable temperatures and minimal pollution, this are of the Southern Costa Blanca has been identified by the World Health Organisation as one of the healthiest places to live in the world. Pick oranges, lemons, grapefruit, mandarins, figs, olives, avocados and pomegranates from your own established trees. Swim, play snooker or relax on one of the six large terraces. There is plenty of room to add tennis courts, a pitch and putt course, crazy golf, archery or even stabling your own horses. Each of the three houses and the apartment have their own entrances, so the estate would be suitable for an extended family, a farm/recuperation centre or a holiday hideaway and conference centre for a large, corporate concern.
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