Imagine a cellar in the basement of a traditional country house
We guarantee you will struggle to find a cave home that has been renovated (full restoration in 2017) with such care, attention to detail, whilst retaining the full character and history of the cave which dates back originally some 400 years.
Set amongst 6800m2 of fully fenced olive groves this cave home really must be seen to appreciate the attention to detail shown by the current owners who fully renovate the property in 2017 retaining its historic character, whilst accommodating the needs of modern life with fast wifi, modern electrics, a light well and all amenities required in modern day life. The plot is entered from a tarmac road just a couple of minutes drive from the pretty hamlet of La Canalosa with several bars, restaurants and shops. You drive through your own olive grove and the cave magically appears as you draw closer. There is a guest parking area to the rear of the property and more parking at the front of the cave. The property externally is fully fenced and 100% private. The organic olive grove has approximately 80 olive trees maintained by a local farmer and there are various fruit trees located throughout the plot and plenty of room to add more if so required.
There is a large 8x5m private swimming pool which has auto ph and salt system to ensure the pool requires minimal chemicals to remain in perfect condition. There is a pool cover and the pool pump house is located below the pool deck.The is also a secondary cave located on the plot and currently used for storage. The property is connected to mains water and electricity, however it also very cleverly has a rainwater collection system that filters the rain water and stores in a deposit which is used in the garden.
The cave home has an imposing glazed entrance/atrium which serves as the lounge and dining area with large glazed windows overlooking the garden and courtyard area. From here you move to the farmhouse kitchen that although brand new has been designed to replicate a traditional Spanish country kitchen complete with open fireplace/paella/BBQ and off the kitchen you will find the original dining area which is now used as a games room and guest shower room.From the glazed entrance large doors lead you to the central hallway from which most of the cave expands from. Your will find the winter snug with open fireplace, the perfect reading area, however the temperature in the cave remains a constant 18-21’C so minimal heat or cooling is required and energy consumption is much lower than expected for a property of this size. In total there are 3 bedrooms in the villa, however the space could easily accommodate even more bedrooms /office / hobby rooms depending upon your requirements. The piece de la resistance of the villa however we feel is the stunning Bodega, with subtle lighting effects and steady humidity and temperature, this would be a haven for any wine connoisseur. Finally you have the unique family bathroom area with 4 basins, double showers and one off robing room. Finally as we come full circle in the property we have the state of the art Ariston air heat exchange pump that heats the villa hot water using the ambient air and reduces electrical water heating costs by over 65%. At 300m2 this is a capacious, characterful home which is certainly unique. Combine this with an amazing 100% private location and a 6800m fenced plot and you have a bespoke family home in the sun.
The Hondon Valley offers the benefits of easy accessibility to travel, fully functioning villages with every conceivable amenities. The valley is a fertile area with the major crop being vines and also a large selection of olives, almonds, fruit and citrus trees as well as onions, tomatoes, artichokes, butternut squash and stevia. The mild climate in the winter means that crops grow all year and the valley is forever green. The local villages thrive with a multicultural mix of inhabitants and yet still retain all the charm of a traditional Spanish village with bars and cafes lining the streets and cooling fountains and palm lined plazas adding to the atmosphere.
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