Finca San Juan, Flix
This delightful old Catalonian Farmhouse, 260.55 sq m, sits in the middle of its own 123,661,00 sq m valley surrounded by pine covered hills. Situated in the Ebro Valley, and nearby Sebes Nature Reserve, there are miles of mountain and hillside tracks to explore making it an ideal area for horse riding, mountain biking, walking, bird watching and fishing in the mighty River Ebro.
For those who crave the beach and water sports, excellent resorts are a 45 min drive away and include Hospitalet and Salou. The nearest airport is Reus, 50 mins drive, but you also have the choice of airports at Zaragoza and Barcelona. All of these can be reached via the railway station in the local town of Flix just 3 Km away. Flix has a full range of amenities including 24 hr medical centre, good schools, garages, shops, supermarkets, restaurants and bars.
This is a beautiful family home which has been fully and sensitively restored throughout. There is an 80 x 80 metre corral, making it an ideal equestrian property for family use or as a business enterprise for horses, other animals or any of the leisure activities mentioned above. The Finca also has about 200 olive trees and an old farmhouse ruin.
The main house is entered by the front door into the sun room (5.6m x 3.75m). This room has 7 arched, wooden, double glazed windows, which can be removed to extend the outside space and is currently used as the dining room. The floor is tiled and leads to the lounge through a wooden door.
The lounge (5.6m x 3.15m) has a tiled floor, new log burner and tiled hearth. This room has 2 small windows with shutters which help maintain an ambient temperature all year. Stairs lead to the upper floor, there is under stair storage and an archway leading to the kitchen.
There is a fully fitted kitchen with dining area (6.5m x 2.6m) that includes 4 floor to ceiling built in pine cupboards, traditional floor and wall cupboards, Belfast sink, granite work tops and is plumbed for a dishwasher. The floor is tiled and has 2 windows with dual aspect to the back and front of the house.
This is open to a sitting area (3.9m x 3.75m) with a log burner and is currently used as a TV room that has a door leading to the patio and pool area. The sitting area also leads to a large, fully tiled, shower room, with walk-in shower, WC and washbasin (3.2m x 2.34m).
The ground floor bedrooms are completely self-contained and discreetly situated to the rear of the property. They have been successfully used in the past as Bed & Breakfast accommodation but are also additional family rooms.
Bedroom 4 (5.6m x 4.2m) has en-suite facilities, a log burner and tiled floor.
Bedroom 5 (4.7m x 3.5m) has en-suite facilities, a log burner and tiled floor.
A hallway with 2 shuttered windows to the rear of the house, leads to 3 double bedrooms and bathroom.
Bedroom 1 (4.6m x 2.55m) is a good sized double room, with a shuttered window to the front of the house and a tiled floor.
Bedroom 2 (4.5m x 2.6m) is a good sized double room with built-in, stone, curtained wardrobe and shelf space. There is a shuttered window to the front of the house and a tiled floor.
Bedroom 3 (3.65m x 3.2m) is a good sized double room, built in wardrobes, a shuttered window to the front of the house and a tiled floor.
Family bathroom (2.8m x 2m) is fully tiled with white corner bath, WC and washbasin, with integral door leading to a large loft storage area. There is a shuttered window to the rear of the house and tiled floor.
At the front of the house there is a covered outdoor sitting area which is also ideal for summer dining. There is a large, walled patio area, which continues around the side of the house to the pool. (Pool 8m x 4m) There is also a pump and storage house.
External building (150.35 sq m) includes stables and garage. All external buildings are in one unit and are of block construction, rendered with concrete floors and tiled roof in the Spanish style to match the house.
There are 4 large loose boxes: Box 1 (4.57m x 3.35m), Box 2 (4.57m x 3.35m), Box 3 (4.61m x 3.35m) & Box 4 (3.35m x 3.66m)
Garage/workroom (7m x 4.57m) houses the generator and diesel tank and has a full size garage door with a normal size side door.
Laundry room has electricity and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer and a small, separate room with toilet and wash basin. This building also houses the equipment required to produce the alternative energy source which provides the power supply for the house and outbuildings.
The solar panels are situated on the roof of the building and feed into a substantial battery bank all of which was installed in 2010. There is also a diesel generator which can be used as a back up if required. The remaining space is currently utilised with separate areas for tack and feed room/storage, log store and water filtration.
The Finca has an agricultural water supply from March until November and a 150,000 litre cisterna in which to store water over the winter months, all of which is plumbed to the house via the filtration system. In addition the Finca has its own water supply, via a bore hole, which is electrically pumped into 2 underground water deposits and also plumbed to the house.
Furnished : No
3 Km from Bus station-Flix
3 Km from Train station- Flix
60 Km from Reus Airport, Spain