Stunning 5/6 Bedroom Cave House for sale in the Baza area.
Great opportunity! This large quirky South facing, cave house which has two entrances (unusual in cave properties), comes with a good sized parcel of land, completely fenced, gated and private, set in the beautiful countryside between Baza and Caniles in the province of Granada, Andalucia.
From the land, there are beautiful unspoilt views looking over towards the Sierra de Baza and across the valley towards Baza town itself. Situated on the edge of a small cave community, it is a wonderfully quiet and peaceful location, but not isolated.
This beautiful rural 5/6 bedroom cave house has a swimming pool and 3 sun terraces which are set over different levels with the most stunning views, on a plot of approximately 2,000m2 of land. The property also comes with a great business opportunity, with purpose built cattery, dog kennels and a pet grooming parlour.
In addition, the property includes a large double garage with space for two cars or one car and additional workshop space. It is accessed from the street via double
doors and also has a pedestrian doorway opening out onto the top level of the land.
Access to the property, from Baza, is via a tarmac road most of the way with a short 50m all-weather track at the end. It is situated just 10 minutes drive away from the pretty village of Caniles and the same distance from the bustling town of Baza which has every amenity you could need including indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a hospital, bars, restaurants, a theatre, schools, sports centres etc.
The outside space is fantastic and divided into different areas – from the main gate you enter the property via a long driveway, to the right of the entrance is an in ground 8m x 4m rectangular swimming pool and outdoor shower, followed by a higher manicured sun terrace which is where the cattery is situated (3 pens), behind the garage and there is also a hand-built barbecue and amazing views from this top level.
On your left side as you enter via the driveway, are the dog kennels, which are fully fenced and secure and include 6 large kennels and a spacious enclosed run. Beyond this at the bottom of the driveway is a huge open area planted with several fruit and nut trees, and additional ornamental planting, as well as nine raised vegetable planters for those who enjoy growing their own food. There are also a decent sized tool shed on hard standing and a greenhouse.
There are three outside taps to provide water to the land; one that supplies the garden, another on the lower patio for watering potted plants and the third is on the top patio beside the garage.
The cave house is set over 2 floors and covers 200m2 so is lovely and spacious and has been sympathetically reformed with high ceilings throughout. It currently has 1 single and 4 double bedrooms downstairs, one with a window overlooking the patio, a family bathroom with an electric water heater, shower, bath, toilet, basin and electric fan. There is a large L-shaped, open plan living room and dining room with a wood burner. The Andalucia style kitchen with a window overlooking the patio, has a central island, is equipped with gas oven and hob and a gas water heater, appliances include; Bosch dishwasher and washing machine, AEG fridge-freezer and a microwave. The kitchen opens out onto the large patio and BBQ area with a covered pergola and ample seating and outside dining space.
At the end of the lounge area are the internal stairs which lead up to a large room with a high, sloping ceiling and three windows, which is currently used as a dog grooming salon and has a water supply and a gas water heater connected, so it could be converted into a 6th bedroom if desired. This space would make a beautiful large ensuite bedroom with its’ own access outside to a further large terrace and stunning South facing views.
There is good ventilation throughout the cave house and it is in very good condition. All mains services are connected, internet is currently connected and has a strong signal and there is also a working Sky satellite dish.
This property needs to be seen to appreciate all it has to offer and is a great business opportunity for someone wanting to set up a pet care company. This pet boarding and grooming business opportunity could provide a good income. The house is ready to move into and is being sold part furnished. All of the doors and
windows are fitted with rejas.
There are endless scenic walking routes from the property for dog walking, cycling or jogging. If you’re looking to become more self-sufficient and away from the crowds, this property is ideal. Being a cave house it offers ambient temperatures of around 20º all year round, so it’s warm and cosy in Winter and a wonderful cool retreat from the heat in the Summer.