Los Gallardos, Huerta Nueva
LOS GALLARDOS, ALMERIA, SPAIN.
Stunning and massive HACIENDA - VILLA between Turre and Los Gallardos, 5 minutes by car from the coast of Mojácar.
This house has many possibilites, and without a doubt, there is no property like this in the region and so close to the beach, it is UNIQUE.
It is about forty thousand square meters divided into several plots.
The entire property is gated, and the areas are delimited.
As you enter to the HACIENDA through the front gate, it is impressive, with natural grass to the left and right, strategically palm trees, natural stone floor tiles and on the right hand side, a little further on, the covered parking area. The house, swimming pool and chill area on the left.
Description of the house on the ground floor: You go in through a large patio, and from it to the kitchen and living room, there is also a door that gives access to the 3 bedrooms guest apartment. The kitchen of the house is very spacious with character, many of the original details have been kept in its original state, like new, and the kitchen fireplace area has been enabled as a living area, with TV, sofa, etc. There is a storage area with a side for goods deliveries door and a toilet, this area has been just built, which is accessed from the kitchen through an arch made of natural stone. As we go back to the patio area, and access the large living room, we will see that the kitchen and dining room are connected by another large stone arch. From the living room there is also access to the guest apartment area, as well as access to both the upper and lower floors.
Description of the house on the upper floor: It is accessed by a natural stone staircase, wide, comfortable and it is shocking how high the ceiling is, again, taking care of the details and preserving many of the original, restored elements. Going up, we find on the left a double bedroom with beautiful views of the garden, then the renovated family size bathroom, with a shower and bathtub, and the master bedroom, with spectacular views, overlooking the pool, the gardens and so on.
Description of the house in the basement: From the living room area, you go down to the basement where there is a WINE CELLAR and where a bedroom has been set, due to the temperature, it has the same temperature all year round, it is the coolest area of the house in the warmer months.
Description of the guest apartment: It has the main access from the pool area, there is a nice porch area at the entrance with a seating area. When you come into it, there is a living area and from there to two of the three bedrooms -one of them with a fully fitted bathroom en suite- and to the kitchen. From the kitchen, with an original fireplace in perfect condition, there is an access to the other area with the third bedroom and a bathroom. So the guest apartment has 3 entrances, the main one from the pool area, the service one from the kitchen to the patio of the main house and the one that leads to the living room of the main house. You can have privacy or not, as you wish.
Description of the garden area: Around the pool there are areas to lie down to sunbathe and plenty of space to organize dinners or events. There is a well from the time of the Romans and another chill area, with beautiful views. A lower level of the field, there is as playground (for bowling or tennis, etc to be developed) and children´s area.
There are many things to highlight about the property, like:
Trees: Fig trees, olive trees, almond trees, lemon trees, orange trees, pistachios, avocado, etc.
Agriculture: Tomatoes, peppers, grapes, beans, etc.(Depending on the season).
Description of the farm: The house and the guest area are clearly divided. At the end of the land, we find the farm area, the garage area for farm tools and machinery, as well as pumps for the irrigation system, also divided by areas. And a road divides the HACIENDA, there is a large water tank that belongs to the property. From that road, there is another large fenced plot, where there is nothing at the moment, but some ideas are in mind. Irrigation system throughout the property. Hours of water on property sufficient to supply the house and the land. The water from the well has the lab analyzes done, the water is good and is legally registered. The actual owners maintain the property themselves.
To highlight: the maintenance costs of both the gardens and the agriculture are very low, the house temperature is ideal, no need of heating or airconditiong, due to the nice weather all year round, the original walls have been preserved. The materials that have been used, of high quality, polished natural stone floors in the main house. The amount of details, wherever you look, etc. Some of the furniture have been restored with good taste and without extra costs. The gardens are extremely well kept. The current owners have received offers from event companies with the idea of renting the complex, even a film production company would like to have it in its portfolio. But the current owners are only interested in its sale and while that happens, they are enjoying it.
Without a doubt, sometimes is best to have a look, if you like what you read, no doubt, you must come to see it.