300 Year Old Finca - Reform Opportunity! - 01365T - €189,000


A very rare opportunity to buy a 300 year old Finca in an idyllic rural setting, yet within a level 20 minutes walk of Teulada. Located on the edge of Teulada, the finca is approached via an asphalted road, then a sound, unmetalled track (a cul-de-sac), with a meadow to the right (belonging to the finca) and an almond grove to the left, leading to a parking area of at least six cars. Beyond, is a rendered wall and a pet-proof gate leading into a south-facing patio with an ancient olive tree providing dappled shade. To the south-east is a large open terrace area with two raised, dry stone plant beds, and part shaded by a large pine tree. Double decorative iron gates lead into an attractive walled courtyard, an entrance into a detached casita, and a further gate opens into the lovely, mature almond grove with additional picnic area beneath an old carob tree. There are several outbuildings, one containing a new electricity generator and battery storage bank. To the west is an attached, ancient agricultural building which is under separate ownership, which we understand the finca owner will have first refusal, in the event of it being offered for sale.

From the front patio, arched French doors lead into the large south-east facing naya currently used as a second dining room/lounge, there are two further large, arched windows, pitched and beamed ceiling, a door leads into the separate kitchen which has mains water in addition to a working well adjacent to the sink, there is an external door leading into the courtyard. The kitchen is fully fitted and includes appliances, but would greatly benefit from a full refit. French doors from the naya lead into an inner dining hall with a corner fireplace with a log burning stove and barrelled and beamed ceiling, there is a storage recess and a large arch into the well proportioned, cosy lounge with two sky-light windows within the pitched and beamed ceiling providing additional light. From the dining hall, stairs lead to the upper floor, and an arch leads into an inner hall providing access to the nicely fitted shower room, and to bedroom 2 which has a low external door leading into an inner courtyard which leads directly to a door into the detached casita which could easily convert to provide a third bedroom with en-suite facilities. On the upper floor is the charming bedroom 1 with pitched and beamed ceiling and two, south-facing windows overlooking the entrance driveway and almond grove. The grounds extend beyond the formal garden areas, to the south, east and north and currently consist mainly of productive almond grove and fallow meadow; also nispero, plums, carob and olive.

With a moderate budget, and a little effort and imagination, this finca has all the makings of an idyllic rustic yet practical home, which would see its value greatly enhanced. Its enviable setting is secluded, yet not at all isolated; there is new floor tiling throughout, solar water heating and, in addition to the newly replaced generator, mains electricity could be added for around 6,000. All paperwork and deeds are in order, and there is a current mortgage which is transferable.

SPECIFICATION INCLUDES:  Exposed beamed ceilings, recent tiled floors, solar water heating, wood-burning stove, independent electricity, mains water plus internal well, casita for conversion, productive almond grove.
The description of the property is for information only and does not form part of any contractual agreement.
  Location: Teulada  
  Price: € 189,000  
  Bedrooms: 2  
  Bathrooms: 1  
  Cloakrooms: 0  
  Build Year: c1700  
  Build size (m2): 175  
  Plot size (m2): 4348  
  Swimming Pool: Space  
  Parking: 6 + Cars  
  Orientation: S  
  Views: Valley & Mountain  
  Beach: 12 mins. Drive  
  Local Amenities: 20 mins. Level Walk