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- 2 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- 72m² / 775 ft² Build Size
- 31m² / 334 ft² Terrace Size
- Communal Pool
- Community Fees: 1,200€ per year
- Bins: 147.12€ per year
- Furniture Negotiable
- Air Conditioning
- Private Terrace
- Roof Solarium
- Close to a Golf Course
- Move in ready
- Pool View
- Urban Location
- 12 mins Drive to a Beach
- 3 mins Drive to the Shops
Apartment for Sale in Desert Springs Golf Resort, Almería - 139,000 Euros
One off promotion: 334 Las Sierras II – Key ready Sonoma 2 Bedroom Apartment – was 177.000 Euros however VIP Almeria discounted price is 139.000 Euros freehold.
Comprising of 2 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms of which one is an ensuite, this property is a top floor penthouse in a stunning setting. The Living / dining room with sun terrace overlooks the pool area and landscaped communal gardens, there is a covered patio offering 9m2 of terrace space overlooking the pool and out towards Vera Pueblo (also stunning at night). For sunbathing a walled and private roof terrace of 22m2 is included. A balanced combination of 72m2 of interior and almost 30m2 of exterior living spaces.
The exterior has maintained the heritage of tradition, with wooden and iron verandas and balconies and a wealth of attractive external detail, whilst the interior offers a stylish contemporary home with modern appeal.
This is a gated community with allocated car parking.
An added bonus is Membership of Desert Springs Golf Club for VIP Almeria clients.
Facilities already completed and in use at Desert Springs Resort include:
The Indiana course, a par 72 -18-hole USGA specification golf course, designed by former Great Britain and Ireland Golf Team Captain Peter McEvoy who was inspired by the desert courses of Arizona and California;
A golf academy whose PGA qualified teaching professionals cater for several international teams, for many of the English County Union’s elite squads; PGA European Tour, PGA Europro Tour and LET players.
Two tennis courts, two paddle courts, beach volley ball and two football pitches – one is a full-size grass pitch; the other is designed for five-a-side games;
A cricket ground with an eighteen (18) wicket square, constructed to ECB standards and specifications open all year round. Complimented by a Marquee pavilion, sightscreens, scoreboard, sprint strips, and associated facilities, it provides an outstanding facility to practice and play cricket.
A Cricket Academy with facilities that comprise; twenty-four (24) grass wickets and run up with nets, one artificial wicket with nets, a full length artificial grass wicket, a Professional Bola Bowling Machine with 28 ball feeder, requisite training equipment and a specific hard standing area, which provides outside space for facilities such as a free weights gym, stretching mats and a medical area.
A Spanish colonial style Golf Club House with a lounge, bar, restaurant, locker rooms, TV and reading rooms, and a Ralph Lauren Golf Boutique;
The Crocodile Club which provides family fun at the heart of the resort with pools, equipped sand play areas, a kid’s battery powered John Deere Gator circuit as well as a Jacuzzi, sun lawns and a pool bar;
A health and fitness club and spa.
In resort dining and entertainment:
El Torrente situated at the Golf Club House, is without challenge Cuevas del Almanzora’s premiere restaurant. With a stunning setting, it looks out over Powder Creek and its Cascade.
El Torrente is famous for its fine Spanish dining including several very special local dishes and fresh fish. The main restaurant is open every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The Deck at The Clubhouse
Overlooking Powder Creek and its Cascade, The Deck has a stunning setting to enjoy early morning coffee, evening cocktails and delicious lunches.
The Deck Menu has a wide choice of light lunch time food available through daylight hours, including tasty soups, tapas, salads, burgers, pasta, wraps and filled ciabatta.
The Crocodile Club Restaurant & Rosewood Bar
Set on a high point overlooking Desert Springs with views to the sea and the surrounding mountains, the Crocodile Club restaurant is housed in an enormous African style thatched long house.
The 'Croc' features an eclectic menu of Mediterranean, Pacific Rim and Thai dishes, along with fresh fish and grills, Pastas and Pizzas and Desert Hamburgers; lots for kids and something special for the adults. Tables are available in the restaurant around the open fire or on the terraces or outside in the semi-secluded terraced garden. The restaurant is open for lunch and/or dinner according to the season.
The bar is made of huge trunks of old dried rosewood from the Namibian desert and features a circular sitting out area; an open sided, canvas windowed 'Rondavel' looking out, African style, over the local wildlife at the water holes and in amongst the rocks and sand bunkers, to the surrounding plains and the sea.
This is the number one meeting place for early, and indeed not so early, evening drinks on the resort and features a delicious, but dangerous, selection of 'Croctails'.
El Chiringuito Pool Bar
Serving light lunches and a range of superb healthy fruit punches of the innocent and more grown up variety, the pool bar is a great place to lounge and shoot the breeze.
The tiny shop offers casual beachwear, sandals, kikoi wraps from Kenya, sunglasses, sunscreen and other requisites for long sunny days.
Private Dining at The Cave Bar
Known as La Cueva del Almanzora, this original but refurbished cave has a really cool bar and offers an extraordinary private meeting room and exclusive and atmospheric private dining facilities in its underground gallery.
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* Transfer tax is based on the sale value or the cadastral value whichever is the highest.
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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.
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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.
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