This summer has been all about following your dreams, as we met so many new customers who had decided they needed change: a change of location and a change of lifestyle. For the majority, that meant less buzz, more space and a sense of community, which the Lecrin Valley has in abundance.
Many properties have already changed hands over the last couple of months, but while you may have missed out on some opportunities, there are still some fantastic homes to be discovered. We recently took on five new houses for sale. Two were snapped up within the first week, but we have three lovely homes left to present, so here’s a short introduction on each…
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This weekend, the sun reached its highest point in the sky, we had our longest day and summer officially started in the northern hemisphere. It was also, very happily, the weekend that the ‘state of alarm’ officially ended in Spain. Until further notice, we will now live under the rather awkwardly-named “new normal”, but in Andalucia, this will not be quite the same as in the rest of the country.
Continue reading “The end of “estado de alarma” and the welcome start of summer”
If you’re a keen rambler or just an occasional walker, you may have heard of the GR-7, a famous walking route that extends throughout Europe, passing through some of the most beautiful countryside our continent has to offer. You may not know, however, that part of the GR-7 goes through our own, very lovely Lecrin Valley.
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If you’re looking for an absolute gem in one of the Lecrin Valley’s most beautiful villages, then look no further! We can honestly say this house in Albuñuelas has some of the best views in the area, and the combination of great existing accommodation and scope to make your mark at a realistic price, means it’s a great opportunity not to be missed.
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NEW on the market – a truly fantastic opportunity to purchase this beautifully restored Andalusian village house with heaps of original and authentic features, combined with all mod cons. Continue reading “NEW: Beautifully restored Andalusian village house in Saleres”
Perched on a hill above the rio Durcal, Conchar in the municipality of Villamena, sits just to the north east of El Valle and Lecrin on a loop road between the motorway junction at Cozvijar and Albuñuelas. Continue reading “Conchar”
Saleres, in the heart of the Lecrin Valley, is very pretty and naturally charming, located alongside a very lovely river. It’s a beautifully tranquil and close-knit community of 200 inhabitants, with just one tapas bar, but only two minutes by car to its larger neighbour, Restábal and an easy 30 minutes to Granada. Continue reading “Saleres”
Albuñuelas isn’t a village you just happen to drive through. You have to make a point of going there. Much like Niguelas, over the other side of the Valley, it’s set apart from the other villages, with has two main roads leading in to it; one from the north, Conchar and the motorway; and one from the west from the direction of Restabal and Pinos, but no through-road. Continue reading “Albuñuelas”
If you like the charm of authentic village houses, but also appreciate a modern kitchen and luxurious bathroom, this could be the one for you! Situated in the charming village of Chite, this beautiful 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom house is now available for sale and ready to move straight into! Continue reading “NEW: Beautiful, quirky village house in Chite with all mod cons”
The charming little village of Chite is one of the Lecrin Valley’s smaller villages with only around 300 inhabitants. It’s beautifully looked after and kept to the highest standards by the residents. Its tiny streets wind down the hill towards the lower barrio, cemetery, citrus orchards and olive groves. Don’t drive down too far if you don’t know where you’re going because you’ll probably get stuck! There is plenty of parking up at the top! Continue reading “Chite”