country houses for sale in guadalest
This beautiful, traditional 6 bedroom finca which was built over 200 years ago is nestled in the mountains in the stunning and historic Guadalest Valley.A long driveway with parking for in excess of 6 vehicles leads down to this fabulous property where a gate opens onto a super tiled and part-covered dining terrace with wonderful valley and mountain views. Traditional full height Castillian doors open into a large reception area with a fabulous tiled floor and beamed ceiling. From here a door to the left leads into the large utility room with a further door to the right opening into a spacious office/study. From the reception area a broad, beamed archway leads into the spacious living area again with beautiful tiled floor, beamed ceiling and woodburning stove. A further broad archway with two steps leads down to the stunning dining room with fabulous high beamed ceiling, full-height windows with original shutters and wrought iron balustrated Minstrel Gallery. A door from the dining room opens out onto a fabulous dining terrace with wrought iron balustrading and tiled floor- a wonderful space for al-fresco dining and entertaining with friends and family and a super spot for just relaxing and enjoying the stunning panoramic views.From the dining room a door leads into the guest cloakroom with walk-in shower, basin and WC. A few steps lead down from the dining room into the fully-fitted country style kitchen with wall and base units, tiled worktops and a tile-topped central island. A fabulous wood-burning range cooker is set into a recess and when lit this provides sufficient heating for in excess of 5 radiators as well as heating throughout the kitchen and dining room.From the living room a super original wooden door opens onto a short flight of stairs which lead to the second floor landing where further stairs to the right lead up to double bedroom 1 with a radiator for heating and a door leading out onto a lovely upper balcony/terrace and double bedroom 2 with a large en-suite bathroom with bath with shower attachment, basin set into a vanity unit with storage and illuminated mirror above and WC. From the landing stairs to the left lead to an inner hallway with an archway leading into a super lounge/sitting room with doors from here leading into double bedrooms 3 and 4. The hallway then leads to the family bathroom with walk-in shower, vanity unit with basin and WC and double bedroom 5 with walk-in wardrobe/dressing area. A door at the end of this hallway opens onto the lovely Minstrel Gallery with wrought iron balustrading and seating area and a door which leads into double bedroom 6.Outside the low maintenance garden area is planted with oleander, yucca, succulents and other typical Mediterranean plants and shrubs and the bancales around the property are well maintained and planted with almond trees. There is a large garage/workroom and an outside courtyard area which, subject to the relevant permissions being obtained, could be reformed to provide additional living space or could be transformed into a super courtyard with Summer kitchen. There are also two modern mobile homes on the land both of which have water and electricity and could provide additional guest accommodation for friends and family or potentially generate rental income.The property is on mains electricity with a septic tank for waste water and an 80,000 litre water deposit for fresh water.A wonderful quirky property with the most amazing views and fantastic, original features including traditional wooden doors and beams and beautiful tiled floors throughout.A wonderful opportunity to own a traditional Spanish finca in a stunning, historic location which would make a wonderful family home but also has the potential to be a Bamp;B or Casa Rural, yoga retreat or a base for cycling or adventure holidays.A truly unique property which really does have to be viewed to be fully appreciated.