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Impressive country estate close to Málaga, possibility to build

Rural property of 313 hectares (3.130.000 m2 or 773,44 acres) located in the Municipality or Ardales in Málaga Province.

It has buildings of more than 2,500 m2 built, within a Non-Developable Land without special protection. It is possible, therefore, to develop transformation projects in it, allowing the construction of between 10 and 15 independent villas, a hotel and/or a large equestrian center. The entire area of the land is currently used for rainfed cereal cultivation (190 ha) and olive groves (80 ha), with the rest being used for forest and pasture. The estate is also an authorised hunting area in operation.

The land is now aimed for cereal (1.900.000 m2) and olive grove (800.000 m2), leaving a wide area to free spaces of grassy scrubland mature trees hills. Besides that, the property is a running hunting ground, fully authorized. It is actually zoned as a rural (non-urban) area under no special limitations. Due to the lack of any special urban constraints, the plot may be subject to urban activities or transformation.

The estate is located at the bottom (but out) of the Sierra de las Nieves, a Nature Reserve legally protected as a National Park —one of the 17 existing in Spain—, a place of a unique beauty and very rare natural conditions: it is even possible to see wild mountain goats on the fields —not to mention the extraordinary play of boars and deers actually hunted in the existing hunting ground of the estate. A Spanish firs colony, the southernmost of Europe, spreads out just a few meters away from the boundaries. By the other side of the land, to the West, the property is surrounded by a governmental mountain of public use —entitled to the Agencia Andaluza del Agua—, colonized by a magnificent Mediterranean pine forest, fully protected and publicly open without any restriction; an area that truly extents the possibilities of beneficial use and enjoyment of the plot, in an extraordinary manner. In any case, the estate is outside the territory subject to restrictions as a result of the National Park, and is therefore not affected by those restrictions.

The estate has a very addecuate location regarding the infrastructures of the area: just 10 minutes away from the town of Ardales and, from there, 30 minutes far from the Málaga Airport by the new Málaga-Sevilla highway (fully approved and partially built through the first 30 kms. stretch), 20 minutes away to the high-speed train Santa Ana Station (AVE), in Antequera, and 1 hour from Marbella.

Through the very estate, it runs the Turón river, the most important tributary of the main Málaga dam (pantano del Guadalhorce), a very stable watercourse, with a significant water level, which provides its habitat to the wild mustelids that can be seen on its banks; an important river of limpid waters that runs among ponds, small lakes and noisy waterfalls, shaping an alluring nature gully, crowned by rugged rock formations that give its name to the estate ("La Laja del Turón"); rock walls that are one of the preferred destinations for the climbing sport in Málaga province.

In the estate, there is a very large farmhouse, in a good state of conservation and in full farming service: it is equipped with two service dwellings, of moderated dimensions, several well connected farm buildings, of about 2.500 m2, with a detached box stalls building for housing horses. The plot is provided with another two former farms wrecks, quite distant to each other. All of the buildings are legally subject to reconstruction, that will allow the execution of any kind of farm or ranch, with its complementary farm facilities.

DO YOU WANT TO LIVE SURROUNDED BY NATURE, HAVE AN ECO-FRIENDLY HOUSE, PERFECT FOR HOLIDAY LETS WITH ECO-FRIENDLY TOURISM?

Well here you have it: fantastic rustic Andalusian farmhouse with solar energy (possibility of connection to mains electric), private well water, sustainable agriculture with almond s trees in production, orange, lemon, walnut, and many other trees, on a plot of more than 60,000m² located 6km from the town of Ardales.

The main house has an open plan kitchen with living room, dining room, fireplace, a pantry, 2 bedrooms (one with a fireplace), and a bathroom on the left section of the home. On the right side and accessed from the kitchen, there is a spacious living room, two bedrooms (one with a fireplace) and a bathroom. The living room has access to a large terrace with incredible open views of the countryside, the mountains and the town, and where you can hear just the birds singing. To the rear of the farmhouse there is a 110m² patio, ideal for enjoying the winter sun and sheltered from the wind.

In addition to the main house, this cortijo has other buildings: a storage room, a 40m² workshop, an 85m² garage and an open 35m² storage room. These give a lot of possibility for renovation. Next to these buildings there are stables, a covered porch of about 70m², a 17m² water storage that could be converted into a swimming pool and a large area of land that could be used as a ménage.

It is a house with a lot of charm and character with fantastic 360º views. Possibility to buy extra land of up to 14ha with olive trees in production.

Excellent finca that we find in one of the most wonderful places in the Costa del Sol, in El Chorro, next to the famous Caminito del Rey. A must-see place for all visitors to the city. The property is located just a few meters from one of the reservoirs and is distributed in three independent houses and a restaurant very visited. Ideal for rent, as an idyllic place to live and have at the same time an income for its potential. Virtual tour and floor plan available.

If your big dream is to live surrounded by nature but close to everything you need, pay attention to this property.

Magnificent rustic property for sale in ARDALES, near the Castle of Turón. Just 10 minutes by car from the urban center and the Ardales Town Hall.
It is located in a quiet environment, ideal for enjoying nature. It has access directly from the road. Equipped with mains electricity supply and water from the Town Hall, and also has well water for irrigation.

The plot has a total area of ​​9,500m², planted with olive groves and reaches the river bank.
– Beautiful completely renovated house of 350m² built.
– Private pool of about 25m2 with hammock area.
– BBQ grill

– Large parking area.
-Nice porch with armchairs and loungers.
-Mosquito nets on all windows. Climalit glass.
– Excellent land to plant fruit trees and an orchard area to grow your own food.

The house is distributed over two floors as follows:
– Large living room with fireplace, large windows. It has access to a wonderful porch, the ideal place for meetings with your favorite people and enjoying life.
– Independent country-style kitchen with pantry-laundry room and fully equipped with furniture and appliances.
– Five double rooms with excellent dimensions, large built-in wardrobe.
– Two full bathrooms with shower.
Can you imagine your day to day living in a place like this? What are you waiting for? We will be happy to help you choose the best home for your family. If you want to ask any questions we are at your disposal.

Location! Location! Location!

We are honoured to have been invited to offer for sale this unique, very charming ecological Andalucian country estate.
Located, with excellent access along a well maintained country track , just 6km from the Andalucian pueblo of Ardales and less than 10kms from the Malaga lake district and less than 1 hours drive from Málaga international airport, this property has been owned and cherished by the same family for , at least, 4 generations.
Set within 181,300m2 ( 45 acres) of organic almond and olive groves, the cortijo style house and outbuildings have been very well maintained by the current owners , retaining lots of charming, traditional features but also offering comfortable, 21st century living.

The main house, cottages and outbuildings extend to 608m2 in total and are set around 3 sides of an expansive Andalucian patio or courtyard.
The main farmhouse extends to 266 m2 with accommodation distributed all on one level, offering 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms , a very attractive Andalucian style kitchen , separate "walk -in " pantry, and spacious lounge/ dining room which hosts a very efficient wood burning stove and enjoys access directly out onto a fabulous 150m2 private terrace , ideal for " al fresco" dining and offering amazing, open views across the Andalucian countryside.
In addition to the main house, there are various cottages and outbuildings situated around the central courtyard including a cottage which is currently used as an artist's studio but could equally be converted to provide a studio apartment, and various other outbuildings which are ripe for refurbishment to provide several units of guest accommodation.

There is also a very large 69 m2 garage /workshop, enjoying a high ceiling, which would be ideal for exploitation as a communal recreation area for house guests.
There is also a swimming pool accessed from the central courtyard.

The estate extends over a wide expanse of Andalucian countryside but there is an area of approx 3,000m2 immediately around the house and outbuildings which hosts an established garden area planted out with a various trees and shrubs and there is also a very impressive kitchen garden offering a great variety of fruit trees, vegetables and herbs.
The property enjoys lots of lovely outdoor entertaining areas including several private patios and a very attractive " era" stone threshing circle.
The property is currently enjoyed as a private home but the expanse of relatively flat land the extensive buildings, totally 608 m2 ,could offer great potential for a new owner to develop the property for rural tourism, equestrian pursuits or , perhaps, as it enjoys excellent access and lots of parking space, as a celebration venue.
The now famous " Caminito del Rey" which has been developed in recent years and is proving to be a major tourist attraction , bringing many visitors to the area and demand for accommodation , is only a short drive from the property.

In fact, the location of the property is such that it offers an excellent base for guests wishing to visit any of the main cities of Andalucia . Seville, Cordoba and Granada are all within less than 2 hours drive making it an ideal tranquil base to return to following a day trip to any of those vibrant cities.
The property is currently self sufficient in terms of energy with the installation of an efficient solar power system and a private well which provides a copious water supply.
Only the internet connection is provided by an outside supplier.
This property really does offer the opportunity to acquire a character property with lots of potential to live the Andalucian dream!

Detached villa in El Chorro.

Detached house of 90 m2 in a plot of 29000 m2 very close to the Caminito del Rey and only 5 km from the visitor centre of the Caminito. Surrounded by nature, forests and beautiful landscapes.

This property has 3 spacious double bedrooms, a complete bathroom, living room with fireplace and kitchen, outside there is a fenced swimming pool with chill out area and bar, there is also a covered barbecue, leisure area, storage rooms and a large parking area. The finca has panoramic views of the whole area, sometimes you can see different types of birds, such as eagles and vultures.

As soon as you enter with the car you will find a large flat area to park and the house on the left hand side. It has an entrance porch facing west, then we enter the living room, spacious and with a fireplace at the back and the kitchen. To the left is a hallway leading to the 3 bedrooms and bathroom. One bedroom overlooks the porch, they are spacious and have high ceilings.
Outside there are 2 very spacious storage rooms, with the possibility of adapting them for another type of use. The barbecue is next to the swimming pool, but independent. The swimming pool has about 30 m2 with a relax and sunbathing area, as well as a small Caribbean bar for summer evenings.

In the upper part of the property there are 2 large water tanks to supply the house and for irrigation.

The ideal place to spend holidays, weekends or to invest for tourist rental.

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