This beautifully renovated Mill house in the Orba Valley has its main living accommodation all on one level and a history that can be traced back to the 13th century.
The wonderful rustic property is located close to the Rio Girona in the small hamlet of Benihome and is accessed via an electric vehicular gate leading into a spacious graveled driveway. The property has a further entrances to the side and rear with private parking for in excess of 10 vehicles. The main entrance to the property is at the rear of the building through beautiful double castillian doors which open into a spacious hallway with a guest cloakroom to the left and the main living area straight ahead. The main living area comprises a large, bright and spacious open-plan lounge/dining room with glazed doors leading out onto a covered terrace. The fabulous kitchen is adjacent to the dining area with reclaimed mobila cupboards and silestone worktops, a separate pantry, range oven and hob with extractor above and a wonderful glass floor feature above one of the two original wells that serviced the mill. From the living area an archway leads through to a double bedroom with en-suite shower room; a further large hallway and the entrance to a large bright and spacious room which could either be used as an elegant master bedroom or divided to provide 2 or 3 guest suites (all services are in-situ).
Wooden stairs from the living area lead up to a further large, bright room which could be used as a bedroom or office with a door leading out to a roof-top terrace.
A flight of stone steps lead down from the living area to the lower part of the mill house which is currently used as a workroom/storage area but which could easily be converted to provide additional living accommodation or further guest suites. This lower part of the mill house has its own separate access from outside and from here a further door leads into an independent one bedroom apartment with an open living/dining area with a kitchenette, large bathroom with walk-in shower, bath,WC and vanity unit with inset basin and a double bedroom.
To the rear of the original mill house there is an attached casita with it#39;s accommodation comprising: entrance hall, lounge/dining area, fully-fitted kitchen, family bathroom and 2 double bedrooms. The casita has its own vehicular access and sunbathing terrace with a lovely private graveled and tiled garden area.
To the rear of the property there is a wonderful, private Mediterranean planted garden with various patio and dining areas from here a few steps lead up to a further sunbathing terrace with two plunge pools and additional open and shaded dining areas. The property has it#39;s own orange grove at the rear of the property providing wonderful fresh fruits and further shady areas to relax and enjoy mountain views which stretch across the valley to the Montgo and to the coast towards Denia.
The property has been sympathetically renovated by the current owners with traditional terracotta tiled floors throughout, wonderful original and re-claimed beams, windows and doors and stunning feature stone walls and pillars. The two original wells have been retained as well as two original caves which would have serviced the original mill building from the river.
This fabulous property is located just an hour#39;s drive from the airports at Alicante and Valencia and just 10 minutes drive away from the N332 and the AP7. The beautiful coastal resorts of Denia and Javea are close by and the traditional Spanish Town of Ondara with its local amenities, bars, restaurants and shops including a modern shopping centre is just 5 minutes away.
The property provides a wonderful opportunity for use as either a majestic family home or a business being ideally located and spacious enough for a Bamp;B/Casa Rural, restaurant, outdoor pursuit centre or spa retreat/sanctuary. A truly unique property which has to be viewed to be appreciated.
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