Country House / Finca for sale in Benissa
This beautiful house is a perfect example of a stylish Spanish Finca boasting a sweeping staircase, wonderful naya and traditional bevelled ceilings, however in reality it is less than 25 years old, which allows the owners to benefit from all the charm and romanticism of the traditional, with the quality & comfort of the modern build. Located between Benissa & Calpe, the property is a true retreat, nestled within the countryside and yet only a 5 min drive from the beaches and a 3 minute drive from the nearest town of Benissa, with it's medieval architecture, bustling market and numerous fiestas throughout the year. It is also 1 hour drive from the nearest airport (Alicante) and 1 hour 15 mins from Valencia. Completely private, the flat plot is totally enclosed and accessed by a long asphalted driveway surrounded by almond groves, the electric gate provides access onto the grounds with sufficient parking for 10+ cars and a turning circle with a lovely palm centrepiece. The pool terrace and sunbathing area is designed for total relaxation and houses a fabulous wooden pergola with an inbuilt bar and shaded seating area. The kidney shaped swimming pool is accessed by Roman Steps and is pre-installed for solar power should the new owners wish to extend the usage of the pool by heating it. In addition to this there are numerous seating areas, games areas and gardening corners to enjoy throughout the plot. The house itself is two stories and is accessed via the beautiful 'naya' - a typical Spanish covered terrace which harnesses the sun in the winter and shades the sun in the summer allowing year round outdoor dining. The majestic double wooden front doors bring you into the large hallway, which acts as the heart of the house from where you can access the country style kitchen diner (with separate access into the garage); the large living room with its beautiful stone fireplace and double patio doors opening straight out onto the pool terrace and the arched formal dining room which is both cosy and impressive. From the hallway there is also access to the lovely ground floor double, ensuite bedroom. However the heart of the house is also host to one of the most impressive features of this lovely property - the sweeping staircase which is a touch of pure classic architecture and a real 'wow'. The first floor is host to 2 double guest bedrooms, one with ensuite and a private balconette with views over the surrounding countryside. There is also a separate family bathroom on this floor. Also on this floor is the stunning master suite with ensuite, a lovely light and airy sitting area and walk in wardrobe. With stone walls, terracotta tiles, bevelled ceilings, wooden beams, sweeping staircase and almond groves, hand in hand with underfloor heating, pre-installation for air conditioning and modern cavity wall insulation, this Finca is truly beautiful and will make a beautiful home for year round living or for holidays.