The energy performance certificate is a report that describes how efficient a home is in terms of energy consumption. It assigns an energy rating to each home on a scale which ranges from "A" (the most efficient) to "G" (the least efficient).
This properties EPC certificate is rated as:- E
Spanish homes which are designed to keep "cool" in the summer months, traditionaly have lower EPC Ratings.
This fabulous detached property is located a short drive from Bedar village, situated in its own ample plot of land in a beautiful valley with far reaching views. The property boasts a large build size to include 3 double bedrooms, two living rooms ( one easily bedroom 4 ) and mature well maintained gardens with a splendid private pool area. The current owners built the property to be a home and income with a self-contained apartment on the lower floor ideal for B&B or for letting. Well worth a viewing.
You enter this impressive property into a spacious entrance hall with cloakroom and storage room with a large archway to the the main living area. This has a high beamed ceiling with a double height feature and double doors surrounding it leading to a covered terraces, ideal for dining al Fresco. This spacious living area has a corner log burner and large area for a good sized dining table and chairs. The master bedroom is also on this level it boasts an ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower, built in wardrobes and a double door to the large front terrace with fabulous views over the land. The large kitchen has been designed to reflect the fact that the owners are keen cooks and enjoy entertaining and is well equipped with plenty of cupboard space and surrounding granite worktops. It features a double sink as well as a food prep sink and 5-burner Smeg gas hob aswell as two full size fan ovens with grill and a microwave. Leading from the kitchen is a room currently used as study/sewing room which has extra storage cupboards and a pantry. In addition there is a good sized utility room accessed via the sewing room or through the back door. The utility room has wall and floor cupboards, sink, granite worktop, washing machine and water softener and leads onto the pool terrace where there is a shower room with toilet. This area is ideal for easy access when gardening.
Internal stairs lead to the self contained apartment on the lower level. This has a separate entrance and hallway , two double bedrooms one being ensuite and the other having the use of another modern bathroom. There is a large living room also with a log burner and double doors to the covered outside terraces. This area boasts a good sized outside kitchen area , perfectly equipped for cooking during the summer months.
There is also internal access to a double garage with more storage with cupboards as well as an area perfect for keeping wine cool.
Outside the property you will find numerous terraces on which to sit and dine with views over the far reaching valley and hills. The pool area has extensive stone terracing ideal for sunbathing and the pool is a larger than average size of 12m x 4m . The planting around the pool area is low-maintenance with mature palms and interesting shrubs , many grown from seed by the current owners who are keen gardeners . There is a long palm lined driveway leads you to the parking area, here you have a carport for 2 cars, an area for the washing and two separate buildings, one being the pool pump house with plenty of storage space and the other being an outbuilding with yet more storage.
The property has been finished with attention to detail, this is a permanent home for the current owners and the house is equipped for everyday living in comfort. The top floor of the property has hot water supplied via a solar panel (300litre) and the lower self contained area has its own gas boiler . Within the extensive gardens there is a boules pitch with seating nearby. Within the mature garden you will find a variety of trees including many olive trees ( normally producing enough oil for a annual supply ) almonds, figs, and oranges. The immediate garden is attractively planted however the rest of the plot has been left to natural vegetation, there is the possibility of more planting if wanted .
This fabulous property has many 5 star reviews on Trip Advisor from guests who have stayed over the years The property has been rented on both a B&B basis and also by renting the ground floor self contained apartment. This business has the possibility of yet more potential as the current owners have not exploited this fully due to having busy lives and also being retired. A great property in a fabulous location.