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This beautifully presented country property is situated in a prime location between Alhaurin de la Torre and Alhaurin el Grande, close to public transport, a golf course, and two towns with full facilites including schools, a medical centre, and shops and restaurants. The layout of the property would suit an extended family, or, as used by the current owner, for rural tourism, with either holiday rentals, long term rentals, or a combination of both.The property is divided in to three separate areas. The main house is a 4 bedroom property with an additional one bedroom studio with independent access. Below the main house, there are two self contained apartments, one with one bedroom and the other with two bedrooms. At the other end of the plot, there is a second, independent, house with two bedrooms and it#39;s own swimming pool. The overall plot size of 8000 m2 gives plenty of space for separate living.The main house has a large carport to one side, and plenty of parking space. The front door leads in to a large hallway with storage wardrobes. The living room has a woodburner, air conditioning and ceiling fan, and a large bay with three windows overlooking the terrace and views. Double doors lead in to the kitchen/ dining room. The kitchen is very well equipped with stone worktops, electric hob with extractor, electric oven, inset sinks, plenty of floor and wall cupboards and drawers and integrated dishwasher and fridge freezer. Doors from the kitchen lead out on to the terrace, and there is also a lockable door from the kitchen down to the apartments. At the rear of the living room, a door leads in to a second hallway, with access to two double bedrooms, both with air conditioning, and a bathroom with bath, separate shower cubicle, basin and toilet. Also at the rear of the living room, there are two further bedrooms, one small double and a large double bedroom with air conditioning and a bathroom with shower, toilet, bidet and basin. Near to the front door, there is a studio apartment with separate entrance from the terrace, and this has a bedroom/ living room with pellet burner, kitchen area, and bathroom with shower, toilet and basin. The whole house has central heating radiators, double glazed windows with mosquito screens and security blinds.Below the main house, there are two apartments. The first apartment has a living room with pellet burner, kitchen area, bathroom and one bedroom. The second apartment has a large living room with pellet burner, kitchen area, two bedrooms and a bathroom. Both of the apartments have covered terraces, and are self contained, with good views. A separate driveway provides parking for the apartments. The apartments both have central heating radiators.The second house is located near to the entrance to the property. It has living room with ceiling fan and air conditioning, kitchen area with worktops, integrated fridge freezer, twin sinks, electric hob and oven, and floor and wall cupboards. There is a bathroom with toilet, shower, basin and washing machine. The two bedrooms have fitted wardrobes and one has air conditioning. There is also a large partly covered terrace with a swimming pool with Roman steps and underwater lighting.Outside, there are extensive terraces across the width of the house, with a large 10 x 5 swimming pool to the side. The pool has corner steps and underwater lighting, and is surrounded by a terrace with excellent far reaching views. To the side of the pool there is a small building with a door opening to steps down to a storage room with the pool pump and equipment. Also in this building there is a door to the garden, and also a cloakroom with toilet and basin. Next to the pool terrace, there is a covered walkway with a storage room. Below the pool area there is a storage room with hot water cylinder. And a further bathroom with shower, toilet and basin, and a kitchen/ utility area with sink and drainer, microwave, washing machine and fridge freezer. This leads in to the garage, which is fully fitted as an entertainment area, with a dining room, storage, etc.Around the land, there is an abundance of mature palm trees, fruit trees and nut trees, with many paths and flower borders.The present owner currently lets the apartments and the second house on long term rentals, giving an income of 1500euro; a month, and then also lets the studio for holiday rentals. This income could easily be doubled by using the apartments and second house for holiday rentals, whilst using the main house for owner accommodation, although in the past, this has also been used for holiday accommodation bring an extra income of nearly 2000euro; a week.