The property comprises of a main converted farm house and 2 fully furnished apartments that can be booked as self catering or with meals provided, or a mixture of both. Set in the beautiful Ricote Valley Campo de Ricote, Murcia in 20,000m2 of rustic rural land planted to Olive, Fig and Almond trees tended by a local farmers. Surrounded by beautiful countryside and mountains the property is within a 15 minute drive to a choice of 5 villages and towns: Abaran, Ricote, Blanca, Archena and Cieza, with the modern yet historic city of Murcia 40 mins away.
The House, which is open to guests, is south-facing and consists of an open plan lounge/kitchen and dining area. Entertainment TV and a small selection of books and games are available, there is also a log burning fire, just in case it turns chilly.
On the first floor there are three double bedrooms, the master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and is allocated to guests. The remaining bedrooms, family bathroom, office and lounge area are private and is used by Andy and Lorna. Water, electricity and independently oil-fired central heating are all connected. Internet connection is available.
Our favourite area consists of a large covered porch with a seating area, a great spot to start or end the day relaxing enjoying a coffee or glass of something chilled. The gardens are landscaped and have lots of secluded areas to explore or just to find those moments to unwind or loose yourself in a good book.
For alfresco dining and entertaining there is a covered seating area, a "plancha" perfect to enjoy Paella, succulent BBQ's or sample home cooked dishes. What better way to end the day sampling local cheese and wines as the sun sets over the surrounding mountains.
The large garage can accommodate up to three cars and with additional parking space if required There is also a log store and workshop attached.
The only difference between apartments is the number of bedrooms. Firstly the one double, named Joes and the twin double Vamos.
Apartment 1 Joes
Joes is a fully furnished self-contained large 1 bedroom apartment with double wardrobe and en-suite bathroom.
Guests enjoy an open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area.
The apartment is equipped with its own Television, a fitted washing machine, a micro-wave, all your catering needs and a coffee machine.
The patio door opens out onto the furnished patio area and garden over looking the swimming pool.
Apartment 2 Vamos
Vamos is also fully self-contained, as above, with an open plan kitchen/dining and lounge area. This has two large double bedrooms, both with wardrobes and there is a very large shared bathroom.
The double patio doors open onto the mature landscaped garden with spectacular views of the surrounding countryside and mountains.