Los Morenos, Perin, Cartagena
Situated in the unspoilt, picturesque village of Perin near Cartagena, the finca has recently been restored to a very high standard, and can accommodate up to six guests in comfort. As well as affording stunning views of the mountainous surrounding landscape, the property is also set in 3/4 of an acre of olive and almond groves (stunning when in blossom in February). The fabulous walking opportunities in this friendly village are too numerous to mention, and Perin benefits from the Costa Calida's 320 days of sunshine and pleasant, mild winters.
Access and surrounding areas
A car is essential for accessing the property from the local airports, and for generally getting around (nearest restaurant within 5 minutes' drive, nearest beach – El Portus – ten minutes' drive etc.), and we are happy to recommend some excellent value car hire companies, if required. The historic and authentically Spanish port of Cartagena is only 15 minutes away, and it offers some great shopping opportunities (El Corte Inglès, Zara, Zara Home, Adolfo Dominguez, Mango, hypermarkets, markets etc.), as well as some wonderful culinary and cultural distractions. For those who prefer the fast life, Cartagena’s up-and-coming race circuit is also nearby. The pretty seaside resorts of La Azohia, Isla Plana and Puerto de Mazarron, which have plenty of tapas bars and some great beaches, are also accessible within a 15-20 minute drive, while the natural wonder of the Mar Menor can be reached within 30 minutes (and can be seen from our roof terrace). If golf's your thing, you can be on one of the many first-class courses in the area in half an hour, including the prestigious Hacienda del Alamo, La Manga and La Torre courses. The finca's location is also well-placed for those who are property-hunting on the Costa Calida.
The perfect retreat
This retreat offers the perfect get-away for those who enjoy the tranquility of a rural setting, without being too far from 'civilisation' or an opportunity to chill out at the beach. There are two good-sized bedrooms, and the largest of these, the master bedroom in the older part of the property, has a huge en-suite with a luxurious walk-in shower area complete with views of the garden and the nearby hills. A third bedroom (twin) is available for a small supplement for parties who require it. There is also a large open-plan living, dining and kitchen area with a cosy fireplace for the chillier winter nights. The property's rear terrace provides a welcome shaded refuge from the sun in the hotter months and views over the fruit trees, while its large roof terrace provides an ideal ‘sundowner’ setting for watching the sun dip behind the mountains.