This bright, spacious traditional Asturian mansion house with high ceilings has been sympathetically renovated in 2014 to a high standard with traditional materials and many original features. 8 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, total 495 m2 (5,330 sq ft) , plus garage of 40 sqm, all with gardens within a 5000 m2 (1.25 acre) buildable plot with open valley views out along the Sella river valley with mountains all around.
Across the 3 main floors, in additional to the bedrooms and bathrooms: lounge with stone fireplace, large dining room, kitchen diner, sitting area and full width glazed galleries on both upper floors, and a covered terrace on the ground floor. Basement wine store. Also, wooden floors, exposed beams, and painted timber panel doors.
Access is from a quiet road to the rear with a high wall giving good privacy to the house through double gates; also an adjacent additional 30 m2 garage. The neighbouring property is an historic XXIII century palace with private chapel and formal gardens.
The house would benefit from additional bathrooms. The 5000 m2 grounds could be built on to provide additional buildings.
Location Asturian mansion house: Coviella, Arriondas, Asturias, Northern Spain
Coviella village is quiet and tranquil, located only 3 kilometres from Arriondas, a small market town with shops, bars, restaurants, and supermarket. This part of Asturias benefits from a number of excellent restaurants, such as Michelin starred Casa Marcial and El Corral del Indianu. Cangas de Onís, ancient capital of Asturias, has a traditional farmers market every Sunday is 8 kilometres away.
Good connections for both coast and mountains; the seaside town of Ribadesella and Parque Nacional de Picos de Europa mountain range are both 18 kilometres away. The vibrant historic towns of Oviedo, Avilés and Gijón are an hour away, with airports of Ranón (Asturias) 100 kilometres away and Santander 130 kilometres.
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- additional buildings
- building plots
- double glazing
- high ceilings