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Town: Segura de la Sierra
Categories: Country Property Fincas Hunting Estate Large country estates
Price: EUROS 2,200,000
A superb country estate of 482 hectares (1,205 acres) which forms part of a larger hunting estate of 580 hectares.
Almost 400 hectares (1,000 acres) are pine forest with 250 pine trees, oak, juniper among others. There are a quarter of a million 24 year old pine trees ready for cutting.
The farm is populated mainly by two species of pine, Pinus Resinero (Pinus Pinaster) and Pino Carrasco (Pinus halepensis).The population density of these pines is very high since at least 25 or 30 years the farm has not exploited.
The main house has been completely rebuilt by the present owner and has a built area of 600 m2 along with a bodega of some 30 m2 in the basement. The ground floor is comprised of two reception rooms with open fireplaces, dining room, kitchen, study and games room. There is also a laundry room, larder, two storage rooms and garage.
The first floor has eight bedrooms and six bathrooms. There is also a room for sauna, two locker rooms and two large terraces.
On the farm there is another old house in ruins on two floors with about 400 m2 area where employees lived. The exterior walls are made of stone and have kept for their beauty, there is no roof. This house is about 100 meters from the main house, and can be renovated and provide running water and electricity. There are two other small livestock buildings, also to rehabilitate.
Within the grounds is an old cortijo to renovate as well as a hunting pavilion.
There is plenty of game such as wild boar, mountain goat, deer, and even capricorn which are attracted to this area because of the abundance of water.
Water comes from two springs, one producing 1,000,000 litres a day and the other 350,000 litres a day. The wells which forms a small creek running 500 meters through the property. Water deposit of 30,000 litres for the main building and two more water deposits for the vegetable and fruit gardens. There is the possibility to commercialise the water with EU subsidies of the investment.
Of the 482 hectares there is a meadow south of 9-10 hectares in front of the house best for agriculture and within this land there is a good percentage around 50,000 or 60,000 m2 deep soil with irrigation water. In ancient times there have always lived three families living on the farm and they planted all kinds of vegetables and fruit in this valley.
The property has spring water with 1,000,000 litres per day, there are also two agricultural pools and a new potable water tank for housing. The power supply is ensured by a new A.T. Out of 50 Kwa., installed by the Electricity Company.
The most abundant of the springs, is somewhat removed from the house, in the midst of a forest of almost 400 hectares. It has an easy agricultural use because of its great inexhaustible flow. It has been verified with exactitude, in normal conditions it must give around the million of liters per day, (about 12 l./s.), which may give even more during the melting season. With this flow, it is possible to study the possibility of implanting a water bottling spring.
The estate lies in the Sierra de Segura about 900 meters above sea level and enjoys a year round temperate climate.
The property is accessed from the next village on a 9 km well maintained forest track. There is excellent horse riding and ample space for keeping all kinds of animals. Well suited as a small country hotel or hunting lodge, because of the abundance of water also crabs and fish could be farmed there.
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