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- 7 Bedrooms
- 6 Bathrooms
- 2 Floors
- 650m² / 6,997 ft² Build Size
- 1,200m² / 12,917 ft² Plot Size
- Private Pool
- Furniture Negotiable
- Air Conditioning
- Disabled Friendly
- Roof Solarium
- Sea Views
- Rural Location
- Front Line
- Large Plot
- 1 mins to a Beach
- 5 mins to the Shops
- Sold June 2018
Villa for Sale in Mojacar Playa, Almería
A home completely unlike any other in the area, this palatial dream-property is unique in design and location and offers simply stunning views along the Mojacar coast and beyond.
A private driveway leads up from the coastal road via electric security gates up to the villa and 500 sq metre 'turning circle' terrace at the front of the impressive property, where on exiting your vehicle you will immediately be hit by the 360 elevated degree views, to Mojacar playa resort to the north, the magnificent Mediterranean sea filling the view to the east, the Cabo de Gata National park to the south and rolling hills as far as the eye can see to the west. Breath-taking is often overused in property descriptions however in this case it is most appropriate.
The main building is a 650m2 villa, perched on the top of a privately owned hill with accommodation distributed over two floors and built around a large interior courtyard swimming pool with more than a hint of the Alhambra palace in Granada.
The main house has a large living room with marble fireplace and beautiful arched windows to take in the wonderful views, there is also a spacious dining area with domes ceiling and further windows. On the same level are three en-suite bedrooms, all with fitted wardrobes and spacious private bathrooms. All bedrooms have direct access to the pool area, terraces and gardens.
The designer kitchen boasts a range of cupboards, granite worktops, double-oven and range style cooking hob. Off the kitchen is a smaller bedroom and bathroom for staff or as required.
The first floor comprises a magnificent games, media or music room with direct access to the ground floor terraces.
The luxurious 42 sq metre master suite comprises a bedroom with private living room, bathroom and patio doors leading to three spacious terraces boasting breath-taking views from Mojacar Playa to the north and the Cabo de Gata National Park to the south.
All rooms are much larger than average and boast marble floors and large arched windows to take in the incredible vistas enjoyed by this property. Due to the lounge, dining areas, master bedroom suite and three guests bedrooms all having large east and south facing glass windows the property is naturally warm through sunlight in winter and will be cooled using the curtains and air conditioning in summer, together with the natural onshore sea breeze in the elevated position. No expense has been spared in the creation of this breath-taking home and the quality of the fixtures, fittings and materials such as the rarer marbles throughout is extremely high.
Between the main living area of the house and the bedroom wing is the semi-enclosed in a Moorish-style courtyard with marble arches is the extraordinary 120 sq metre swimming pool, the surrounding terraces are a perfect place to relax and in the Spa like atmosphere with easy access to the outer terraces surrounding the property where one can enjoy the magnificent views enjoyed by this unique property.
The property boasts a private driveway with electric gates plus a large six-car plus garage. The estate has its own water supply via a well with integrated pumping system up to the house to supply all water to the house and also that will fill the swimming pool after it is emptied for maintenance in just 2 days. The house is supplied by mains electricity.
Despite its quiet and private location, the town of Mojacar is just a ten minute drive along the coastal road past some of the best beaches in the area. This property sits on the edge of the Cabo de Gata National Park and the area around the property for as far as the eye can see is now protected and rustic meaning it cannot be built on under current local planning laws. This palatial property is totally unique for this area and a similar estate would be at least twice the price on many other Spanish costas.
In addition to the main house, below is a separate detached two bedroom villa, just inside the entrance to property grounds and inside the security gates, which comprises living room, two bedrooms, one bathroom, and spacious terraces. There are also two large detached garages currently used to store the gardening equipment and vehicles used to maintain the property. This smaller property would be ideal as guest accommodation or as ample staff quarters or for an extended family. The land is totally fenced and secure with the sea below and rock cliffs as a natural barrier on the sea side of the property.
There are endless options with this property, it could be used as a luxury executive home or holiday property. It would also lend itself perfectly as a Commercial property such as a wellness or spa retreat and equally would work as a luxury boutique hotel offering guests privacy, peace and tranquillity with simply the most glorious views along the Costa de Almeria.
Serious potential buyers are encouraged to arrange a viewing directly. The price of this estate is set in Pounds Sterling at £1.400.000 so are the current rate of pounds to euros we calculate the guide price in euros at 1.568.000 euros.
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2,412.31€ per m²
224.11€ per ft²
* Transfer tax is based on the sale value or the cadastral value whichever is the highest.
Who We Are
We are an Irish owned company and trading since 2005. We are CIF registered in Spain (Number B04833737) & inscribed in the "Registro Mercantile de Almeria", AIPP regulated and CIPS - Certified International Property Specialist, we are also a member of the National Association of REALTORS® with NRDS ID: 061237049.
We offer more than just selling property. The company was formed as a combined venture between Stephen Howlett and Victoria Venturini. We have three children together (Two born in Almeria). This has provided us with experiencing many different aspects from local integration to schooling since our permanent move from Dublin, Ireland to Mojacar, Costa Almeria, Spain in 2003.
We found that our life experience was just as important as our professional. Community and lifestyle are important, so as parents, we ensure to be involved in the events and sponsor / promote many sports and youth events encouraging personal development.
At the VIP Almeria office communication is easy for us. We work with major national and international platforms to ensure marketing reach for our clients. Getting here is easy and we keep our website up to date with advice on how to get here from various airports. We do enjoy promoting our activity on social media such as our VIP Almeria Facebook page.
Our Buyers and Sellers are informed clients. Choosing a legal is equally as important as choosing the right agent, therefore we ask that when researching property options that you apply the same attention to an independent legal abogado. The Spanish word for a Lawyer is 'Abogado' and is the equivalent to a Solicitor or a Barrister in the UK or Ireland or Attorney in the United States.
We are here to present sound, straight talking advice as we are aware how daunting when purchasing overseas property, We are known as a very pro-active and progressive agency who works for the client's benefit. International buyers make up 23.4% of the property market and the population of Mojácar as an example has grown by 2,000 (41%) since 2000.
V.I.P Almeria can offer you all types of properties ranging from new build to resale opportunities. We also hold collaborations with developers and banks to offer key ready products at vastly reduced prices.
We are a key company to this area for introduction due to our multiple property and area exhibitions throughout Europe. Our client portfolio varies between Northern European, International and Spanish. We want people to enjoy this fantastic unspoiled natural area and have assisted so many integrating to the region which has a strong cultural identity.
VIP Almeria have been awarded many titles such as 2018’s ‘Leading Real Estate Adviser, Almeria, Spain’, No matter how big, successful or renowned a business may be, it goes without saying that, away from its own pool of talent and expertise, there will always be a network of trusted advisers behind the scenes helping to inform, guide and shape the way in which it operates. This is in addition to the awards, 2017 and in 2016 when we were given the title, Real Estate Firm of the Year, this award was set up to recognise the firms which are among the best and brightest when it comes to real estate, able to flourish in this dynamic sector.
Nominated and Winner of Best Broker, Costa Almeria, Steven Howlett was named as the Almeria Area expert by A Place in the Sun. He has also been involved in over a dozen successful TV shows which continue to this day. VIP Almeria have our own profile Section on "A Place in The Sun" which showcases our property listings, adding this to all major property portals including Rightmove Overseas to name a few options on where to see our listings advertised.
Real estate can be very intimidating to people are not familiar with its complexities hence why as an agent, we have the tools and resources to shortlist options that match the criteria. We know this market and how to deliver the finished article. Buying new or older house – calculate the extra works!
Our mentality and philosophy for selling has always been the same: DO NOT PUSH. When we are with a buyer, we always let the buyer steer the ship and make the final decision. We just provide the path to get there. As an Area expert, we have the tools and resources with the life experience to assist most questions and queries during the appointment. We feel that minute you start pushing as an agent, the buyer’s natural psychological defences will go up, and they start to think that you might just be trying to make a sale. So how can clients tell that they are working with an agent who has their best interest at heart?
Look at our testimonials, these are from real people and uploaded in their own words. You can see how area focused we are to help match the criteria requested, we present options however if it is not on our portfolio, we will point you in the right direction to make an informed decision.
This year we added so many new listings to our list of captivating locations. Creating unique memories all along the coastline from Mojacar to San Juan. We have created zonal area markers between Mojacar to San Juan with every beach having its own page highlighting recommendations and properties in that part of the beach.
We will continue to promote Costa Almeria and assist buyers with help to have their lifestyle and criteria matched. Buyers are treated to “Behind-the-Scenes” cover points of interest like local amenities, things to do that suit your lifestyle and area matching. Life is not just the Beach!!
Remember it is not just the house but the location. We are the only agent in this area that will protect your freehold purchase with a 20-year title deed insurance as a gift. We offer real support and aftercare for our valued clients.
Our Sellers receive a breakdown of visits, feedback and fees payable should they consider an offer to reserve so they understand the net amounts plus comparisons of sale agreed in their neighbourhood. We also aid with all certification to be degree218 compliant.
As everyone is different in their needs and criteria; If the property you want is not already on our books, VIP Almeria are specialists in sourcing property investments to suit every need via our excellent and diligent collaborators. We use only like-minded agents with the same work ethic and who are regulated. We offer you what you want, not just what we have. This service costs you nothing extra. If you wish to consider us as a lead agent (Buyer's agent) we will be delighted to present all the options the area has, including area tours as location is so important.
Of all the services, we provide to home-buyers, one of the most essential is helping them seek out the best options available to them. Many people feel comfortable knowing that we put ourselves in their shoes and will offer insight of advantages or disadvantages in a particular area. It is important to have an entry and exit plan unless it is your forever home. We have developed some solid contacts in this area over the years, so before you commit yourself, please feel free to contact us and experience it for yourselves.
When you decide it’s the right time for you to make a move or step forward, we would love to hear from you. Thank you for taking the time to look up our details and considering VIP Almeria as your agent.