PROPERTY FEATURES Natural stone walls, Mediterranean hand-cut clay tiles, high wooden ceilings, imposing wooden beams all simply irresistible to convey the traditional finca character.
This property of 11,385m2 is very private with expansive and picturesque views over idyllic vineyards to the striking mountain ranges in the background. Spacious rooms and an interior that is both modern yet with more than a hint of traditional elegance, open concept main living with the most wonderful lounge area with high ceiling, exposed stone wall, large glass expanses and a fabulous Tosca stone fireplace with open log fire, formal dining room, high spec fully fitted kitchen with marble worktops, areas that flow seamlessly from one to the other perfect for family living and entertaining and with access to the pool, terracing and gardens. An imposing staircase with hand forged wrought iron banister and decorative railings lead to a huge landing area currently used as an office and onto to 3 bedrooms with 3 en-suite bathrooms, there is also a guest bedroom and bathroom with access to the pool and terrace on the main level.
With lush green lawned gardens and an 11.5m x 11m pool the outside areas are exceptionally private and inviting to include a covered summer kitchen with a traditional barbecue and dining area with built-in seating.
A double garage, paved entrance area and a level, gravel-covered exterior bordered by charming natural stone walls and decorative cypress tress make this a true gem of a property.
LOCATION Benissa is situated just off the AP7 motorway and N332 and stretches down to the coast. It is approximately a ninety minute drive from Valencia and one hour from Alicante. Benissa is one of the oldest towns on the Costa Blanca. Different discoveries suggest that there was prehistoric activity in Benissa, as evidenced by the three cave paintings in Pinos district. Old coins and amphorae indicate that the Romans too passed through this region. The origin of the place name Benissa, ‘Beni-Issa’, is considered to be the Arabic for “sons of Issa”, the name of a tribe. So Benissa has a rich legacy of monuments. A landscape full of contrasts, an atmosphere filled with history. Walking through the old quarter of Benissa, perfectly preserved, you will discover a life-sized museum – cobbled streets, walls built hundreds of years ago and manor houses which transport you back to medieval times.
Benissa has approximately four kilometres of coastline and four main beaches which are the Cala Lobella, Baladrar, La Fustera and Cala Pinet.
To the north of Benissa, in Moraira, there are further smaller beaches whilst Calpe to the south has long golden sandy beaches with a promenades and fantastic restaurants.
Benissa also has fabulous sporting facilities. There is a 9 hole par 60 golf course, a number of tennis clubs and a fabulous sports centre with full size football pitch, Olympic size indoor swimming pool which is open all year, gymnasium, badminton courts, padel tennis etc.
The heart of Benissa Old Town straddles the N332 and here you will find an attractive selection of supermarkets, shops and boutiques as well as the Cathedral of the Marina Alta which dominates the town square with its palm trees and children’s playground. Market day in Benissa is on a Saturday.
The local Spanish schools, both primary and secondary, have children from all nationalities but if you prefer but there are International schools (junior and senior) located a short distance away.
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