In a fabulous setting in the hills overlooking the Ebro River and valley in Southern Catalonia, this comfortable, traditional stone-built house is conveniently located a few minutes' drive from the lively riverside village of Benifallet.
River Ebro: 2 km; Benifallet: 3 km; Tortosa (rail station): 25 km; Mora la Nova (rail station): 26 km; Beaches (El Perelló: 37,5 km; Reus airport: 74 km; Barcelona airport: 162 km.
Rural-zoned land with an area of 29.332 m2 according to Land Registry data, with olive, almond and carob trees and a cherry tree. No chemicals have been used on the land. A trail leads up into a pine forest where one can walk to their heart's content.
Traditional stone-built country house with beautiful natural wood beams, a spacious kitchen, a wetroom-style bathroom and a double bedroom on the ground floor. On the first floor is a lovely sitting room with a large wood-burning stove, four windows to take in the beautiful views, and a built-in sofa that can sleep one person. The second double bedroom is off the sitting room and has a further two windows. There is a shelving unit for storage. The total constructed area of each floor is 49,50 m2 according to Land Registry data.
A door from the hallway that leads outside to various sitting areas with breathtaking views, while another door from the kitchen leads out to an enclosed courtyard (built area 78,65 m2) made from sandstone, with a corner fireplace and built-in barbecue. It also has a lovely cool plunge pool for those hot summer days.
The original carport has been transformed into a beautiful outside chill-out room.
The house is registered as residential on the Land Registry and Catastro tax register, and has a cédula de habitabilidad and energy certificate.
While it feels very peaceful and remote, the house is a few minutes' drive to the friendly village of Benifallet, which is located on the river Ebro and is surrounded by spectacular countryside, making it a local centre for rural tourism. The village has around 800 inhabitants and has various restaurants and bars, a primary school and a municipal swimming pool, two mini supermarkets, two butchers, two bakeries, a pharmacy and an hotel!
Local tourist attractions include the river (fishing, canoeing, boat trips), Benifallet's caves, the Via Verda greenway (cycling, walking) the spectacular Els Ports natural park and historic sites and villages. Wide range of beaches —including blue flag beaches— on the Costa Dorada and the Ebro delta, around 35-45 minutes' drive.
A little further afield, the Priorat and Terra Alta wine regions offer visits to wineries and vineyards while the Ebro delta natural park is one of Europe's most important breeding grounds for many species of birds.
With a peaceful atmosphere and stunning surroundings, this unique property needs to be viewed to be appreciated. Contact us for a viewing!