For sale direct from the owners!
Charming Asturian 4 bedroom country home including two houses (one ideal for tourism lettings) set in just under 2 acres of land and just 25mins from the stunning fishing port of Luarca.
Searching for a home in this most beautiful part of Spain where you can enjoy a relaxed lifestyle and still cater for friends and family or even paying guests?
Searching for a comfortable home close to the stunning Asturian beaches where you can surf in the morning and yet reach the ski slopes within two hours?
Searching for something quieter than the famous Spanish Costas where you can grow your own veg and pick your home grown fruit such as gooseberry, black currant, white and red currants? Or pick fruit from your own trees – apple 5, pear 4, plum 4, 3 fig trees, quince 2, lemon 2 and a cherry and an orange – there’s even Kiwi vines growing over a pergola!
This lovely home is a world away from the over-developed coastal sprawl – this is an area which takes you back in time to when people had the time to chat, people cared for their environment and people enjoyed a more tranquil pace of life.
The property comprises two detached houses both of which have been restored to a high standard. Set in grounds of just under 2 acres, the views down the valley are simply stunning and there other separate parcels of land (just under 4 acres) which is included within the price which is a mix pastureland and woodland.
The second house would make an ideal venue for paying guests – during the summer months, it could become a rental heaven. The current owners have been asked regularly whether they would offer the house as a rental as this is a popular destination for the Spanish and foreigners alike – seeking relief from the heat inland as well as European tourists exploring this little known and unspoilt part of Spain.
This home has a lot to offer…
Two separate detached houses – ideal for a home and guest house
5 ½ acres of land in total – gardens, wild areas and bags of fruit and veg options
A traditional Asturian Horreo (a granary building) with electric and storage below
Solar panels providing hot water and heating
Main house has an oil fired full central heating system
Guest house has electric radiators
Wood burning stoves in each house
Just under 2 acres of gardens full of fruit bushes, trees and veg patches
Easy access to Luarca – the most attractive fishing port
Separate parcels of land with an old water mill, woodland and pastureland – approximately 15,000M2
Good quality double glazed windows and doors
A peaceful location but the nearest bar is less than 1km away
Just 40mins to Asturias Airport
Numerous items of furniture and various white goods available via negotiation
The Accommodation for both houses is as follows…
House one is the owner’s home and is built into the hillside and comprises two levels. The house has a lovely entrance terrace with a pergola and makes for an ideal spot for alfresco dining and relaxing.
On the ground floor is a large storage area with double garage doors, housing the boiler, solar-panel heat exchange unit, sink and washing-machine.
The first floor is accessed from ground level and enters into a huge open plan living/dining and kitchen. This space is light and bright and really is the heart of the home. The triple aspect views from this room are stunning with large windows and glazed doors with glass Juliette balconies. There is a newly installed log-burner.
The fully-fitted kitchen includes a range of base units topped with a granite work surface, a built-in electric oven, induction hob and fridge.
The five windows take advantage of open aspects on all sides of this attractive and welcoming space.
Bedroom 1 is a double room with a large IKEA wardrobe.
Bedroom 2 is another double room with a window and a door with Juliet balcony offering views over the surrounding gardens.
The bathroom is fully fitted as a wet-room with all walls and floor tiled.
Oil-fired central heating throughout and solar panels provide hot water.
House two is an old, restored stone house where the ground floor was originally used for keeping animals. This has been cleared and is a spacious storage area housing fridge, freezer etc. There is a log-store alongside.
The first floor has a modern, open-plan kitchen/dining/living area with log-burning stove. The fully-fitted kitchen includes electric oven and hob, and fridge. The two large windows and large glass door make this a very light and airy living space.
Bedroom 1 is a good sized double bedroom with a lovely beamed ceiling and a storage rack for clothes.
Bedroom 2 is accessed via an oak step-ladder from the living space and leads up to a mezzanine bedroom/storage area with beamed ceiling and overlooks the living area. This ladder can be removed if desired.
Bathroom is large & modern, includes a large shower cubicle.
Electric radiators throughout.
Both houses have various items of furniture and white goods which can be left within the property if required. There is a list of these items for anyone interested.
The “Horreo” is an historic building which would originally have been used as a granary store for crops. This building has electricity and could be used as a recreational space.
Alongside the building is a large patio/terrace covered with a pergola which is a truly beautiful paved area to sit and take advantage of the amazing scenery.
There is a greenhouse and below the Horreo is a good sized workshop with power and light.
The gardens and land…
The house is being sold with a total of 22,000M2 – the main house comes with approximately 7,000M2 and is the owner’s gardens and fruit supply!
The garden area has a huge array of fruit trees and bushes including: 5 apple trees, 4 pear trees, 4 plum trees, 2 quince, 2 lemon, 1 cherry and 1 orange tree. There are four vegetable beds that grow a wide range of vegetables and salads plus 13 fruit bushes including gooseberry, black currant, white and red currant plus rhubarb beds.
There are also 3 fig trees, plus Kiwi vines over the pergola, which provide shade over a wooden table and benches.
The garden also has naturalised iris, daffodils and crocuses in the grass.
There are also plenty of flowering bushes and specimen trees (twisted willow, twisted hazel and empress trees) plus flower beds. There is a small stream running alongside the garden.
The owners are prepared to leave a number of items (subject to negotiation) to help maintain the land including a sit-on tractor-mower, a walk behind mower, a petrol hover mower, chain saw and various other items/.
The separate parcels of land are a short 5 minute stroll away and are primarily pastureland and woodland.
This property is in a delightfully quiet location but it is not isolated: just 20 minutes to the coastal motorway, just 40 minutes from Asturias airport and 20 minutes from the nearest beaches.
The property is located within the Valdes region and is perhaps one of the most beautiful areas in the whole of Spain – unspoilt, changing seasons, terrific beaches with surfing, quaint fishing ports, skiing on mountain slopes and some of the most historic cities in the country.
The nearest shop is a 10 minute drive away – it is run as a co-operative and for a very small, one-off joining fee, you can take advantage of cheap diesel and shop for everything you may need: from socks to bread to cheese to plants to animal feed to ….well you get the idea.
The nearest pharmacy is 12 minutes away in Brieves where you can also find another shop, a couple of bars and a hairdresser.
A further 4 minutes brings you to Trevias, a town with all amenities: health centre, post office, restaurants, bars, barbers, hairdressers, banks, insurance offices, newsagents, dentist, lawyers, physiotherapists, supermarkets, butchers, green-grocer, shoe-shop, optician, photographer and more.
Luarca is the county town (with town hall and even more facilities) and is a beautiful fishing port – with more good beaches- and is just a 25 minute drive from the property.
A 2 hour drive away is the Somiedo Natural Park in the high mountains, home to the European bear, wolves and the Griffon vulture. In our locality we have buzzards, wild boar, deer and we even get the occasional fly past of the Griffon vultures extending their range.
The postman calls every day and there are a wide range of passing mobile shops including:- bread, fish, fruit & vegetables and frozen goods.
For a very small extra charge, the bin is emptied regularly: every week in the summer and once a fortnight the rest of the year. There is an abundance of recycling receptacles in the immediate vicinity.
The property shares a water supply with 6 other houses that is wonderful to drink and has cost a total 2 euros as the share of a filter in the past 9 years.
Things to see and do…
As well as being just 25 minutes’ drive from the nearest beach (with surfing), there are many more wonderful beaches within 30 to 45 minutes’ drive. Some family-friendly ones and also some more remote, secluded ones.
For winter sports, the property is less than 2 hours from two ski resorts.
The Rio Esva is a salmon fishing river and coastal fishing is also very popular.
There are miles of walking in the area.
There are many fiestas, markets, festivals and carnivals throughout the year.
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