CORTIJO PLUS THREE INDEPENDENT HOLIDAY COTTAGES. This beautiful Cortijo with its luxurious feel and excellent finishing touches is very well priced for a quick sale, has excellent paperwork (the reform project had strict restrictions that were followed and the property has been correctly and fully registered) and should the business be required by the buyer, it can be sold as a going concern… A comfortable, character home plus successful holiday rental business, consisting of 3 self-contained holiday cottages, each tailored to accommodating a couple in style. However, should a buyer wish to purchase the Cortijo as a family home, this is a very viable option. There are three holiday units – Rose, Bluebell and Daffodil, the latter having a connecting door into the main house, therefore immediately enlarging the family home if required. The Cortijo is conveniently located for walking to a bar/restaurant and the train staion: Approx. 20 mins walk will bring you to a very famous bar/restaurant in the area called, Los Caballos (The Horses) where you can eat; breakfast, lunch and dinner. A little further away but also possible to walk to, is Alora train station. The three self-catering cottages have an official Tourism Licence: Rose, Bluebell and Daffodil are each furnished with an eclectic mix of stunning antique furniture and quality finishing touches (included in the sale) and the flooring is light, neutral coloured ceramic tiling. The holiday accommodation is studio style with zoned areas in one large open-plan room – bed, sitting area and kitchen/diner plus a separate luxurious bathroom each. There are several external doors from each holiday cottage leading out onto beautiful and secluded terraces, the gardens and swimming pool. Two of the holiday units differ slightly: Daffodil differs because of its connection to the main house through a door that can be locked to create the self-contained holiday rental plus the living area has a feature fireplace. Rose is also slightly different because it is slightly more rustic in style with wooden windows with shutters. The main house is very grand and comprises of: Marble flooring throughout. A large living room with wooden feature fireplace/wood burning stove plus French doors out onto the covered terrace with arches that lead to the swimming pool and gardens. A formal dining room with wood burning stove. A country kitchen that has been styled in keeping with the age and character of the Cortijo, two double bedrooms each with an en-suite. The master bedroom is particularly large and has an en-suite that features a corner Jacuzzi bath. Of course there is a very useful laundry room that is fully equipped for managing the work generated by the holiday cottages. There is air-conditioning (cooling and heating) and ceiling fans throughout the entire property (main house and guest cottages) for year round comfort. This means that holiday lets can be taken for as long a season as the owners wishes. The current owner takes bookings from April to November. The property is also double glazed throughout and the roof and walls were insulated at the time of the reform. Income for the holiday cottages: Each unit is charged out at between €625 and €740 (£490 – £580) per week from April to November. Reviews of the holiday accommodation are superb with guests giving a 4 or 5 stars rating and returning time and time again. Certain guests visit 2 or 3 times per annum – they love the accommodation, atmosphere, location and views – of course, the huge pool is a firm favourite too! The huge, 15M x 10M swimming pool that is also very deep, has been designed very cleverly…The tiles are black which at first you may think is a very odd thing to do but come the end of the day and nightfall, you realise why…Once the moon is out and the stars start to twinkle, the reason for the black tiles is immediately apparent – the pool becomes a huge mirror for the sky with the most amazing reflection of the moon and stars in the pool water. An ingenious idea! The view is also very special, taking in the mountains and the historic village of Alora, nestled into the hillside. At night, a view of the illuminated castle can be enjoyed from the various terraces around the property. The incredible, tropical gardens have been planted with care and a meticulous eye for detail. The palms and plants alone are worth a lot of money and they ensure this Cortijo has an intimate feel which often Cortijos struggle to achieve. They really are stunning. The land completely encircles the Cortijo with a private track going around the entire plot. There are 50 olive trees, 3 lemons, 3 oranges, 2 figs and 3 very mature grape vines, each a different grape variety. There is an agreement in place for the harvesting of the olives that can be continued or cancelled. Communications: The Cortijo receives an excellent mobile phone reception, it is connected to Broadband internet via a line-of-sight to mast system and there are WiFi ‘hot spots’ surrounding the entire property for the use of guests. The main house enjoys UK T.V. channels via an IntelSat system and the cottages have Sky News and use of a DVD player. Services: The property is connected to mains water and electricity however, there is a private water well on the land and huge water deposit which is perfect for the filling of that huge pool!
Surface Area: 496 m2
Location: Alora, Málaga, Spain