2 bedroom Villa in Salobreña
REALLY GOOD OFFER, PRICE REDUCED FROM 550,000€ TO 450,000€.
Well maintained villa with fantastic seaview on a very large plot full of fruit trees.
Do you always wanted to have a place in the sun with fantastic seaview, here it is. In clear weather, you can see Morocco in the distance. Located between Almuñécar and Salobreña, with a beach close by.
You will be more or less self-sufficient with fruits, today there are grapes, guava, chririmoya, figs, olives, almons, mandarins and medlar. The water deposit hold more than 260 cubic meters of water, so you will have plenty of water to maintain the big garden. The plot is close to 10,000sqm and the current owner even makes his own wine.
The villa is well planned and maintained, the living space is 66 sqm. It has 2 large bedrooms with closet, 1 bathroom with shower, livingroom with a fireplace and a open plan solution to the kitchen. On top of the house, is a roof terrace with marvellous views. You will also have a very nice covered barbeque area outside, where you can enjoy the evenings with your loved ones. There is also a garage of 37sqm, where the owner today has his bodega.
When living here, car is a must. It takes 15 minutes to the center of Almuñécar in one direction and 15 minutes in the other direction to Salobreña, it will take you less than 10 minutes to the nearest beach. It takes an hour to Malaga airport by car, but there are also regular bus service from Almuñécar. There is a 18-hole golf course in Salobreña, just 15 minutes drive from the house. During the winter you have only an hour and a half drive to Granada with skiing in the Sierra Nevada, the best of both worlds.
In Salobreña you’ll find the perfect alternative to the Costa del Sol. A real Spanish seaside experience, you are within striking distance of cultured Granada and the astonishing Alpujarras.
There aren’t many places in the world where you could be eating sardines barbecued on the beach for lunch and enjoying après ski in a world championship resort in evening, but Salobreña is one such location. Situated less than an hour from Granada and the Sierra Nevada ski resort, this picture postcard town of the Costa Tropical is perfectly situated and completely stunning from every angle.
Approach through a countryside dominated by sugar cane fields and you see the whitewashed town rise up in front of you. Climb the cobbled streets, past houses bedecked in colorful flowers and you eventually reach a stunning Moorish castle which offers views across the five beaches as well as the attractive modern developments around the seafront.
Salobreña has a permanent population of 12,500 people, swelled at weekends and holidays by visitors from Granada and the surrounding area. Its proximity to the city means this is a predominantly Spanish town, although you will meet people from all over the world with international buyers comprising around 9% of the property market.
You’ll find a variety of housing in Salobreña, with villas, apartments and townhouses in the historic old town offering great views of the sea at reasonable prices. Beneath the great rock are attractive modern developments mainly comprised of low-rise apartment blocks, many right next to the coast.
Along with usual variety of supermarkets and gift shops, Salobreña hosts The Zoco de Artesanos, a craft market, whilst in the Parque de la Fuente are twice weekly night-time markets. This is a great place to stay fit with Los Moriscos Club de Golf to the south east and a water park in neighboring Almuñécar. Divers and casual snorkelers can even explore an artificial reef off the Peñon rock which is home to some remarkable sea life.
Granada is the nearest big city, at around a 45-minute drive and with its own airport, while Malaga is about an hour to the west. There is no bus station in town, but a bus stop by the tourist office will connect you with the major towns of the region
There is a public health center along with several private dentists and pharmacies. You’ll find the nearest hospital in Motril, a 15-minute drive.
Cost of Living
The Costa Tropical is generally slightly cheaper than its busy neighbour, the Costa del Sol. Bear in mind that winters here aren’t always quite as warm as you’d imagine and energy prices in Spain are not as cheap as many would like!
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