For sale Finca - Cortijo Costa Del Sol Alcaracejos € 1.500.000,-
XV111 CENTURY, 152 HECTARE, HISTORICAL CORTIJO WITH ECOLOGICAL OLIVE GROVE - JUST 1 HOUR FROM CORDOBA AIRPORT
This Historical Cortijo in the Sierra Morena valley near Alcaracejos, Córdoba, Andalusia. This 18th-Century Cortijo is an example of the traditional Andalusian Architecture & is formerly a Visigothic Settlement. The Farmhouse is 5 km from the main road. Arriving at the property, you can appreciate the magnitude of this Estate. The Cortijo is Surrounded by Gardens & a Lawn with 2 Large Traditional Courtyards.
The Main Farmhouse has two floors. The Ground Floor, with Beautiful Arched Ceilings & thick 1m walls, has a Large Kitchen, Dining Room with Fireplace, Sitting Room, Living Room with Fireplace, Office & a Separate Guest Toilet. On the first floor is a Master Bedroom with a Fireplace, 4 Double Bedrooms & 2 Bathrooms. Outside there is a Large Patio, a Covered Seating Area & a Garden. The Guesthouse is attached to the Main Farmhouse & also has 2 floors with Arched Ceilings. It comprises of a Kitchen, Living Room with Fireplace, Dining Room, 3 Bedrooms, a Bathroom & has an Access Staircase to the Upper Floor. The Attic was in the Old Days used to Smoke the Chorizos & Dry the Hams; It could Easily be Reformed to Create more Rooms if Necessary. There are also 2 Staff Houses, one with 3 Bedrooms & the other with 4 Bedrooms. Both with Kitchen, Living Room & a Bathroom.
Another Interesting Feature of the Cortijo is the Old Olive Mill, which is a Rectangular, Double Height Building, with its Original Millstone used to Grind the Olives & a Beautiful Wooden Pointed Arch. In addition, there are 8 Horse Boxes, a Tack Room, a Warehouse, a Renovated Stable now Converted into a Bodega & Porches for Cars & Machinery. Other Buildings include an Old Oven, 2 Log Storages, a Chicken Coop, Several Storerooms & a Separate Consecrated Chapel.
Electricity is supplied by Photovoltaic Panels, with more than 3.5kW & Batteries. Backed up by a 4.8kW Generator. Heating is Provided by the Chimneys & an Oil-Fired Central Heating System with Radiators. There is also Internet & a Landline Telephone.
The Farm consists of 152 hectares & is Mostly Fenced with Hunting & Livestock Fences. Over 100 Hectares are Dedicated to the Ecological Non Irrigated Olive Grove, Certified by the CAAE. Most of the 13,629 x 100-Year-Old Olive Trees are of the Picual Variety. The average production exceeds 300,000 kg of olives, a figure easily surpassed. The Remaining Hectares correspond to Scrubland & Oak, where there is a Great Abundance of Thyme & Rosemary, Kermes Oak, Aleppo, Holly, Chestnut Trees & Walnut Trees, among Others. There are also a Wide Variety of Animal Species, such as Imperial & Royal Eagles, Griffon Vultures, Owls, Rabbits, Deer, Wild Boar, Pigeons, Partridges & much more; this allows for Greater Hunting as well as Smaller Hunting, like for example hunting with Shotgun or Large Calibre Rifle..
Thanks to Several Streams & Natural Springs, which Sprout Throughout the Year & Supply Water for both Agriculture & for Domestic Use in the Farmhouses. It also has abundant groundwater, 3 rafts & has the Possibility of Irrigation.
A Farmhouse is a Great Place for Livestock, such as Sheep, Horses, Goats & Pigs. With Good pastures with acorns & 2 Large Orchards for Cultivation, it is an Optimal Farm & a Shooting Estate. It is a Profitable Investment with Various Activities & Additional Entertainment such as Walks on Foot or Horseback, Hunting & its Good Production of Organic Oil.
This Fabulous Cortijo is just 20 minutes from the nearest towns of Alcaracejos/Espiel, & just 1 hour from Córdoba and its Airport. The Cortijo is also just 35km from the AVE Train Station of Villanueva de Cordoba. The Property also comes Fully Furnished also with an Abundance of Machinery to run the Estate.
In the Area there is a Beautiful Golf Course, the 1st Municipal in Spain, with 9 holes, along with Horse Riding, Tennis, Shooting & Fishing Clubs (among others) which allow us to Practice these Sports, as well as Hiking Trails, Ecotourism, etc. The area also has important Historical & Cultural Wealth: Sierra Cathedral, Belalcazar Castle, Las Clarisas Convent, Los Pedroches Tower, El Silo de Pozoblanco Theatre, etc.
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