Majestic, traditional-style Carmen in the old quarter of Granada, with a garden and panoramic views.
From the moment you approach this property, its aristocratic essence becomes evident. Its façades, carefully designed and built with high quality materials, stand out for their traditional style and imposing presence. The windows, with their solid wooden shutters, add a touch of distinction and evoke a bygone era of splendour and sophistication. Although the origins of this “Carmen” type home (a traditional, rustic house of Granada set in its own grounds with a walled garden) date back to the 16th century and improvements have been made, it is still in need of a touch of care and renovation.
This Carmen is typical of the hillside neighbourhoods of Granada, the Albaicín and Realejo, which is why its grounds are laid out in staggered levels and it has a walled garden, with lush vegetation and space for walking, resting, meditating and reading to the sound of the water.
As you enter the Carmen via the lower street, you find a ground floor that opens majestically from the street, offering a multi-purpose space that can be used as a workshop, studio or office. This generously sized space offers an inspiring and functional environment. There is also has an unfinished bathroom and a staircase leading to the entrance level of the house.
The first floor of this Carmen is a real delight for the senses. Crossing the threshold from the street, you are greeted by an elegant hall that invites you to explore the bright and spacious rooms that unfold before you. The main living room, with its exquisite design and unique architectural details, is the perfect place to welcome your guests and enjoy unforgettable moments. There’s also a kitchen accessible from both the living room and the hall, which is convenient. The lounge and the kitchen have doors opening onto the garden. Also on this floor is a bedroom with a private bathroom, where comfort and luxury are in perfect harmony. Some steps lead down from the bathroom to the garden. There is a further bathroom on the mezzanine level.
The second floor of this Carmen is a true testament of grandeur and refinement. A spacious living room, with high ceilings and a splendid design, offers a variety of uses, either as an entertainment space or as an oasis of tranquillity. On this floor you will find an additional kitchen, equipped and perfect for satisfying the needs of your guests, with a door leading to the garden below. There is also a generously sized bedroom, flooded with natural light through its balcony-style windows, and a bathroom accessible from both the bedroom and the lounge.
Finally, the jewel in the crown of this Carmen is to be found at the top: an eye-catching tower that offers unrivalled panoramic views of the city and the majestic Cathedral. This open-plan space, with its exclusive ambience, wooden coffered ceiling and magical atmosphere, is perfect for moments of contemplation and relaxation.
In short, this unique Carmen for sale in Granada represents the ultimate expression of traditional architecture and exclusivity. Every corner of this property has been designed and built with meticulous attention to detail and using materials of the highest quality for their time. Its privileged location, historical composition and panoramic views make it a unique and coveted location. Undoubtedly, this Carmen presents itself as an exceptional opportunity for those seeking to live in an environment of luxury and distinction.