This tranquil and unique finca is situated on 3,000m2 of flat cultivated land in the country, surrounded by hill sides of Spanish oak, pine trees and wild almond trees. It borders the meandering River Padron and is an idyllic setting for naturalists and artists alike though it is only 10 minutes’ drive from the main supermarkets in Estepona. The property has its own water supply fed by a three and a half metre deep well with adequate water to supply personal use in the finca and plant irrigation during the summer months.
Situated at the end of a short private lane you enter a white gravelled driveway through a manual metal double gates to the property which allows a circular route around the outbuildings which includes a sizeable workshop/garage, with a utility/pool pump/ garden storeroom attached. Also adjacent to the outbuildings is a large, covered parking area, the river has recently been fenced off, a gate has been added to allow access to the river.
On the entrance to the finca you enter a roofed patio area at present used for outdoor dining. There is also a tiled patio area either side for seating or secluded sunbathing. Once entered to the right, are two large ensuite bedrooms, one is large enough to contain two double beds and both bedrooms have fitted wardrobes. There is a dining area on the left and adjacent is a modernised kitchen with granite work surfaces and then leading through a rustic archway to the lounge. Both the dining area and the lounge have wooden floors and ceilings and the lounge is large enough to contain two settees and has a potbellied wood burning stove.
One spacious ensuite bathroom contains bath with a mixer shower and an enclosed airing cupboard, the other ensuite has a large shower unit. Extra storage areas have been constructed in the dining are to accommodate large household appliances.
The finca has been modernised and totally rewired throughout. The large garden area contains a screened swimming area and an adjacent al fresco dining patio surrounded by extensively planted flower beds and specimen trees/palms.
The remainder of the property includes planted sections with an orchard supporting fruit trees including avocado trees, which on average produce 200kg a year. There are also lemon, orange and nisperos trees throughout and on the perimeter fence is passion fruit vines. Cordoned off is an area with a section for growing vegetables and fruit, which could be used as flat stabling area for 1 or 2 horses. All planted areas support irrigation systems controlled by times units.
The finca is situated at the bottom of a valley enclosed by trees making it almost totally private with two resident eagle nests nearby and is on the migration route for vast amounts of birds (eagles, osprey and buzzards) from Africa to Europe between May and August.
Finca – Cortijo, Estepona, Costa del Sol.
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Built 114 m², Terrace 20 m², Garden/Plot 2795 m².
Setting : Country, Close To Forest.
Condition : Good, Fair.
Pool : Private.
Views : Mountain, Country, Garden.
Features : Covered Terrace, Fitted Wardrobes, Private Terrace, Storage Room, Ensuite Bathroom, Barbeque.
Furniture : Optional.
Kitchen : Fully Fitted.
Garden : Private.
Parking : Covered, More Than One, Private.
Utilities : Electricity.
Category : Resale.