This property consists of two buildings – the main house and a new self-contained cabin.
The Main House:
The main house has a lot of character. It is over 100 years old, built of adobe reinforced with steel. The thick walls of this traditional construction method mean that it is well insulated and keeps relatively cool in the summer and warm in winter.
The house was rewired in 2008, when it was also retiled throughout apart from the bathroom which is basic but functional. There are ceiling fans in each of the main rooms.
The kitchen was renovated at this time and has substantial storage, a double sink, a six ring gas cooker, large fridge/freezer.
The house has many attractive features such as the original wooden window frames and shutters. It is spacious and airy. In the summer the foliage from the trees helps to keep the house cool, in the winter it receives lots of light.
There are two bedrooms and a study which could be used as a third bedroom. All are 4m square. There is a sizable hall with double doors opening to the front of the house.
The Cabin Consists of:
A self contained accommodation unit – bathroom, double bedroom and large kitchen /living area. This is spacious and can easily accommodate 2-4 more guests. Living room has double doors to garden, there is also an entrance from the quincho.
Barn or storage area with external doors to garden.
Purpose built artist’s studio with double doors to garden. This is situated at the end at the accommodation area. A door could easily be put in between the two, adding an extra room to the accommodation section.
Quincho or covered patio area. This has a sizable parilla (built in barbeque) and sink. There is room for a large table seating 10 – 12 people.
The cabin is situated 15 metres from the main house. There is a partially covered concrete patio area between the two.
There is an established garden (approx 1000sqm) containing mature olive and plum trees and many decorative trees and shrubs. It is shady and cool in the summer and a riot of color in the fall. Roses grow especially well in this area.
The main garden is behind the house. there is also a small area at the front of the house that has potential for further development. At the moment it contains a mature palm tree.
The garden is fenced in on all sides and secluded and safe for children.