Attention! These hamlets are for sale if you dream of a new life in Spain

by Lorraine Williamson
Trujillo overzicht

MADRID – ‘Dream big’ is an expression for a reason. And sometimes dreams do come true! Can you picture yourself working on your future B&B or holiday home in the middle of a beautiful Spanish landscape? If you dream of a life in Spain, read on!

Here we list five examples of farms, cortijos or even entire hamlets that are for sale in Spain on the Aldeasabandonadas website. This collects all national real estate properties for sale and has been enjoying strongly increased visitor numbers since the corona pandemic.

Rural complex in Jaén – €700,000

It’s a lot of money, but you get what you pay for. No less than 12 furnished houses on a finca of 2 hectares in the middle of a rural area in the Andalucian province of Jaén in. It is an old Cortijo of 1,100 square metres, built in a rustic style, located 1 kilometre from the nearest village. The group of houses is surrounded by 200 olive trees, and can sleep 50 people. There is even a reception room. Click here for more information (in Spanish).

Hamlet in Huelva – €319,000

Unlike the Cortijo in Jaén, this rural hamlet of 8 properties still needs a lot of work. They are on a finca of 18.5 hectares full of holm oaks and cork oaks. The buildings have stone walls, 60 cm thick. The largest of the houses has been renovated. It has three bedrooms, a kitchen with a fireplace, a bathroom and a lounge. There are also barns and stables in the complex. This has been reduced in price from €430,000 to €319,000. Click here for more information and photos.

Rural complex in Cáceres – €440,000

This complex on a 3-hectare finca is located just outside a village and even has a valid tourist use permit from the Junta de Extremadura. The beautiful World Heritage town of Trujillo is 70 kilometres away and Guadalupe is 25 kilometres away. The village has a health centre, a school and shops. The complex is located on a hill with stunning views over the surrounding valley. There are 4 buildings with a location oriented to the south and southwest. Two bungalows of 65m2 each and two apartments of 30m2 each. All buildings have individual terraces with a beautiful view of the surroundings. The main house is 120m2. Click here for more information.

18th-century hamlet in Asturias – €565,000

This complex of 5 houses, including one main house, is only 25 kilometres from the beautiful Costa Verde. It concerns 520m2 built on a plot of 1,000m2. The new owner also has the option to purchase an adjacent plot of 1 hectare. The complex is divided into three apartments. One of them has an emblematic kitchen of the 18th century with an original fireplace. All white goods are present. A second house has been made from the former stables while retaining the original rustic character. The view from the bed here is also breathtaking. Click here for more information and photos.

Complex with swimming pool in Murcia – €295,000

This rural complex is ready to move into at 25 kilometres from Murcia and 79 kilometres from the Mediterranean Sea. It contains 450m2 of built-up area on a plot of 5,000 square metres. It is hidden between rocks. The main house contains 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms a bar and common room and a barbecue. The finca can be exploited for touristic and personal use. A large village is 14 kilometres away. The complex has been discounted by €100,000. Click here for more photos and more information. 

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