Home For Sale
Carratraca, Malaga, Spain
7bd 350 sqm
Year Built: 0
Listed By: Euro Resales
Listed On: 06/09/2023
Listing ID: GL5338581
DescriptionStunning 7 Bedroom House, Carratraca, Spain
Euroresales Property iD - 9825887
This superb house in the beautiful village of Carratraca, Spain, is loaded with so many unique and wonderful features. This property has been maintained over the years and has also recently been renovated.
The property is built on the edge of the village of Carratraca, overlooking the mountains, offering superb mountain views. The house is built on two floors with separate access to both floors and could also be used as two separate accommodations as rental potential or possibly a guest house.
Access to the property is excellent and it is fully fenced and gated.
The first floor (approx 200 sq/m) consists of:
3 double bedrooms
Large lounge with fireplace
Large garage (with water and electricity)
The lower floor (approx 150 sq/m) consists of:
4 double bedrooms
Garden (includes large patio plus orange & lemon trees)
Driveway (large enough for 2-3 cars)
The property also has town water, electricity, mains sewerage, part air conditioning.
About the area
Carratraca is a small, whitewashed village in the Guadalhorce Valley, with a 19th century spa bath, used many years ago, by the royal family, this spa has undergone total reformation and now offers various treatment packages. The village also has a 5-star hotel for the rich and famous, there is also an underground tunnel linking the spa with the hotel. Approximately 15 minutes away is the Ardales Natural Park, with spectacular lakes, offering many un-motorised water sports, hiking, cycling, restaurants, and magnificent views. The village is approximately 40 minutes from Malaga and the airport. The nearest golf course is about half an hour away.
The surrounding area has many rural tourist attractions, some of which are listed below with links for further information.
Ardales Natural Park
This is situated about 15 minutes from the village and has some extraordinary areas of natural interest with spectacular reservoirs and turquoise lakes surrounded by pine forests, the settings for photographic or hiking excursions, non motorised water sports, climbing and fishing. Organised excursions are available locally for those who do not wish to go it alone. it is a haven for many species of flora and fauna with a variety of birdlife, chough, kingfisher, swift, tawny owl, eagle and vulture.
Cuevas de Ardales
These caves are about 10 minutes from the village and contain labyrinths of columns, underground lakes and beautiful formations of stalactites and stalagmites. One of the caves major attractions are the paintings and carvings dating back 20,000 years to the Upper Paleolithic Age. Burial and living areas dating back to Neolithic and Chalcolithic ages have also been found there. Visiting these caves is restricted and must be accompanied by a guide, to enable the local council to promote rural tourism whilst at the same time allowing them to preserve this natural phenomenon.
This natural lagoon covers an area of approximately 18 sq/km and is about 30 minutes from the village. it provides the ideal breeding ground for one of the most elegant and exquisite birds in the world, the pink flamingo. This lagoon is one of only two places in the Eastern Mediterranean where these birds typically breed is therefore deemed as a protected zone, as its loss would cause a serious setback to the flamingo population. There is also a visitors centre there.
El Torcal Nature Reserve
At about 45 minutes from the village, El Torcal boasts some of the most spectacular limestone rock formations in Europe, covering an area of 17 sq/km. There is also a wide variety of flora and fauna in the area, including over 30 varieties of orchid. There are three mapped out walks, ranging from 30 minutes on an easy route to around 3 hours for the serious walker, arriving at a viewing point at 1.339m above sea level, giving a view of the complete park and the Africa coastline.
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