5 Bed 2 Bath Villa in Sax with Land & Stunning Views (Ref. PV18047)
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Reduced From €150,000 to just €119,995 This is a remarkable value for money Villa in a great location.
This is a great opportunity to live in a completely rural environment yet be only five minutes’ drive from the town of Sax. The house is located in the parkland area of El Plano which is absolutely beautiful with fauna and flora with nature walks and public barbecue areas.
The house is very big, 150m2 of living space and a 30m2 covered terrace for shade in the hot months. Everything is on one floor, there are 5 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms, perfect for a large family or for when guests come to stay. The access is very good with tarmac roads and only 250 metres of track.
The 11,000m2 of land means that a swimming pool is an option. There is a big plunge pool (above ground) included in the price. An 8x4 pool with terrace will cost in the region of €12,000.
Properties in Sax have been increasing in value and there are less and less available because the town is affluent as is superbly located just 35 minutes from Alicante Airport and the beaches.
So, 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms, Large Covered Terrace, Plunge Pool, Land, Views, Great Location, Potential and all for less than €120,000
The big covered terrace has the most amazing views and is perfect for dining and relaxing especially in the summer months when the heat sets in.
There is a BBQ house, another outbuilding, a covered carport for two cars, two areas for children to play and countless shady areas for alfresco dining.
Mains electricity and water, annual rates of around 600€ including waste.
All you have to ask is "what´s the catch"? There isn´t one, the owners are elderly and the house is far too big for them and they want to move to be closer to their family in Elda before their health becomes a problem.
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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 four Language Schools in the town and the town hall ran a scheme for language swapping that well may be 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 Gastronimo. Coffee and toast for breakfast will cost no more than 2€ and the coffee is possibly the best in Europe.
There is a big lounge/diner with a feature fireplace and log burning fire for the colder months and a fully fitted kitchen.