Price: 1.350.000 EUROS
The unique holiday village of Las Juntas de Miller is located in the extreme south east of the province of Jaen, on the border with the province of Albacete, in the heart of the Sierra de Segura and within the nature reserve of Cazorla, Segura and Las Villas.
This area of the Sierra de Segura has been populated by Iberians, Romans and Arabs and there are numerous archaeological remains to be found. In Las Juntas the Segura and Zumeta rivers join in channels and valleys. A few kilometres away is the beautiful village of Miller.
The village of Las Juntas was built in the 1950s to house the workers who had been hired to construct the Miller hydraulic station, and to supply this station with water to the Anchuricas and Las Vieja reservoirs, fed by the River Segura and River Zumeta were also constructed.
The limestone buildings, with masonry walls and roofs, are in two blocks of seven houses on two floors with a third floor not in use. Each house is 170 m2 with three floors equipped for rural tourism and to weather conditions in the area and have all facilities to ensure a pleasant stay.
The owners accommodation is a two storey building with 397 m2 situated on top of a cliff higher up with two staircases and many rooms. There is a total floor area of 4,319 m2
Partially renovated in the 1990s the village stands in 62,946 m2 of land a lot of it steep, bordering the river in two place and has pine forest with other species of trees.
The property has copious water supply from a private spring, which has medicinal qualities and produces 392,256 litres of water daily with this flow there is sufficient water for a population of 1,500 people. Two holding tanks have capacity of 40,000 litres and receive water from the spring with sufficient supply for the village population and watering green areas.
The village has its own sewer network and mains electricity. The property has planning agreement allowing construction of more homes. 600 acres of neighbouring land available, price to be negotiated.
There is a church in perfect condition, cinema, swimming pool, small sports area and bar/restaurant now disused. Also 20 more homes in various state of disrepair.
This property has been granted a planning agreement that authorises a build-able total of 18,000 m2 of which 12,000 m2 can be for residential or hotel use, as desired and other 6,000 m2 (located in the pine forest) exclusively for hotel use, including the option of apartment. Currently there are 42 beds in 7 houses in operation.
There are two other adjacent buildings that could, active tourism and adventure tourism and the church and former cinema) are classified as "consolidated urban" (approximately 3,000 m2).
The landscape is stunning with steep valleys and mostly thick forest with pines, cypress, poplar, oak, ash & olive, forming a typical Mediterranean forest, rivers & lakes.
The area is superb for hiking, walking, climbing, rafting, canyoning and paragliding. The lake is wide in many places where you can fish for trout or cool off in the hot summer months.
Magnificent views of Las Juntas can be enjoyed from the area known as Loma del Paeron where there is a natural viewing point offering splendid panoramic views of the valleys. Opposite are the Canas de la Muela, home to a large colony of griffon vultures, along with the ancient Iberian settlement of Penbon de los Almendros and the hamlet of Gontar.
Las Juntas de Miller can be reached via the JF-7038, 22 kilometres on from Santiago de la Espada. You can also get there from Segura de la Sierra, following the road towards Rio Madera and La Toba. It is a journey of 54 kilometres via this route, and takes approximately one hour.
This is truly a magical area well worth the effort to discover its charms. This unique village is looking for a new owner who will explore its vast possibilities and potential and turn it into a highly profitable business.
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