4 Bed Apartment in Sax 1st Floor Walk-In Condition 39,995€ (Ref. PV23009)
4 Bed 1st Floor Big Corner Apartment in Sax in Walk-In Condition Only 39,995€
Great location corner apartment with amazing views of Sax castle and two minutes walk to Consum supermarket and 1 minute to a great bar/restaurant and a bakery.
This is a very spacious immaculate apartment that has a fully fitted bathroom and a separate guest toilet that can be made into a second bathroom very easily and cheaply. We have reliable quotes at around 2,500€
There are 3 Double Bedrooms all with great views of the town and/or the iconic Sax castle and 1 Single Bedroom that would be ideal as a home office as there is high-speed internet.
Within this month there will be the massive advantage of gas being installed in the block at no cost to the owners so there is an option to have gas central heating if required.
The kitchen is fully fitted with modern units and has a gallery with a storeroom and a washing/drying area.
Another extra is the recently installed Air Conditioning in the hallway.
The lounge/diner is a very big space and has lovely entrance double engraved glass doors.
Parking is available right outside the front door and there are always loads of spaces available.
If you are thinking of an investment then Sax has many people waiting for rental property, especially a big family apartment and 350 - 400€ per month would be achievable we believe. We also have people that do changeovers and cleaning if you are thinking about Airbnb. Airbnb would achieve 75€ per night plus a contribution to cleaning and more depending on how many bedrooms would be used.
There are no traffic lights, it has a 13th-century castle and there are no parking meters or paying car parks. What? That isn´t enough?
Sax is so popular because it is far enough inland to be “inland” yet it is only 30 minutes to Alicante Airport and 35 minutes to the beach. Access is by the A31 Dual Carriageway Alicante to Madrid road which runs just outside of the town, by rail and coach from Alicante so you can go to the beach and not have to take your car, and now we are only five minutes away from the AVE station at Villena. The AVE is the high-speed train from Alicante to Madrid which has only four stops and we are five minutes away from a station that onboarding will you have you in Madrid in 2hrs 9mins for as little as 20€.
Let us stick with the town of Sax for now rather than escaping to the beach or the capital city of Spain. Sax is dominated by its 13th-century castle known as the Headlight And Guardian Of The Border a landscape of history and rock. When driving back home to Sax after daylight the sight of the castle, fully lit, and seemingly floating in the air is one of the most welcoming sights I have ever experienced.
Commercially, Sax was only affected in a minor way by the economic crash as it is the home of three major international businesses selling “persianas y toldos”, window blinds and sun canopies and a shoe industry that means if you recently bought a pair of shoes in Debenhams, for example, the chances are they could have been made in Sax or nearby Elda. Recently we have seen the opening of a Consum supermarket, the equivalent of a Waitrose or Marks & Spencer Food Hall whilst there has been a Hiperber and Mas y Mas, both excellent supermarkets for as long as I can remember, and if that isn´t enough there is a Carrefour (Think Tesco) eight minutes’ drive away within a shopping mall complex that has two cinemas one of which is showing films in English with Spanish subtitles.
Sax is served wonderfully well with schools, our son was eight when we moved here and reluctantly, we put him into a state school, he always went to a private school in Manchester, and within six months he was fluent in two languages and following five years in a secondary school went on to study Pharmacy at Complutense in Madrid one of Spain´s most famous and prestigious universities.
For health, Sax and Spain, in general, is far superior to the UK. In the town, we have a brand new Health Centre with eight doctors, two nurses, diabetes clinics and a 24/7 Emergency Walk/In Centre. Ten minutes away in Elda is the remarkable award-winning University Hospital El Virgen De Salud where the surgeons are second to none and the food is atrocious, well it can’t all be good!! Newly opened is the Fibromyalgia centre offering support and therapies for those suffering from acute pain.
There are now three Language Schools in the town and the town hall ran a scheme for language swapping that well maybe run again. Learning Spanish is a lot less difficult than it may seem and there are new ways of learning that concentrate on Spanish.
There are restaurants and bars aplenty with prices that are at first beyond belief and a three or four-course lunch of good quality can easily be found for 10€ or less. For a special occasion, there is Casa Mami and La Torreta which are a little more expensive but great food experiences can be had. Nearby Villena, ten minutes or so up the A31, has some excellent restaurants including the very fashionable Tita´s Gastronomy. Coffee and toast for breakfast will cost no more than 2€ and the coffee is possibly the best in Europe.