For sale direct from the owners! This fully licenced hotel/pension is for sale in the traditional and beautifully presented village of Cuevas De San Marcos. Cuevas de San Marcos is situated approximately 45mins drive north of Malaga and the airport and just 20mins from the nearest golf course at Antequera. The stunning lake at Iznajar s just 4km’s drive and with good access to the A45 motorway, access to the whole of Andalucia is simple and quick. The property itself offers a huge amount of flexibility – having been run for many years as a successful hotel/pension, the property makes an ideal home and business. If you are looking to live in Spain in a relaxed, traditional environment where you can integrate into the local community, this could be ideal. Add to that, the ability to generate income and enjoy a small business, this really does offer the best of both worlds. You can choose how much of a business you create and how much time you wish to invest into the business. The hotel/pension offers many benefits to the new owners, here are just a few… ♦ On the ground floor is a large, fully fitted kitchen with a walk in pantry, a downstairs guest cloakroom, a large living space with dining room, bar and lounge area. This room has Air/Con and there is a further office space for maintaining the business. ♦ The first floor has a very large bedroom with a walk in wardrobe, en-suite bathroom and Air/Con. There are 3 further bedrooms on this floor, one of which is fitted with air conditioning. These three rooms share a fully fitted shower room. ♦ The second floor also has a very large bedroom with a Juliet balcony, an en-suite shower room and Air/Con. Again there are 3 further bedrooms on this floor and these rooms share a fully fitted shower room. ♦ The third floor has a covered terrace to the rear with a small fitted kitchen, guest toilets with a wash basin, a large lounge with a bar and air conditioning and a large terrace with a hot tub. ♦ The house comes with all mains services – water, electric, drainage, landline telephone, broadband Internet and WIFI for guest use on all floors (10Meg download speed so no buffering here). There is also emergency lighting fitted in all rooms and stairwells, an intercom system on each of the floors to allow access via the front door and fire extinguishers fitted as per the regulations. ♦ Fully licenced and ready to go so only a name change would be required for the new owner. There is even an existing website, a list of previous guests and the owners are happy to help with a handover to new owners to explain what has worked well in the past. There is even a licence to operate the building as an estate agency for those wishing to cover all bases! ♦ Located on the GR7 walking route attracting visitors from across the world – predominantly the Dutch, German, English and Spanish. ♦ Plenty of parking in the area, close to lots of bars/restaurants and all village amenities including local shops, the town hall, sports facilities, bank and post office. ♦ 7 letting rooms – a combination of large doubles with en-suite and double rooms sharing a shower or bathroom. The owners have their own bedroom and en-suite bathroom but they have been known to sleep on the terrace when they’ve been so booked up in the past! ♦ All living areas, dining room and terraces are open for guest use – this really is made to feel like a “home from home” for guests and this helps to make it an attractive place to stay. The main selling feature of the property is the fact that it has a current and full licence to be run as a hotel/pension with the local authority so new owners can simply turn up and carry on with the business. The village of Cuevas de San Marcos is a proper village that doesn’t go to sleep in the winter – this is home to locals and foreigners alike all year round. Whilst the village attracts tourists, they come to experience the “real Spain” inland from the coastal strip. This hotel/pension has attracted guests from across the world in the past and this includes British, Spanish, Dutch, Belgian and many other continental visitors. Tourists come throughout the year – this isn’t just a destination for summer visitors – the wildlife, the natural environment and the many places of interest generate all year round. The village is actually located on the route of the GR7 walking route and this property is featured as a place to say for those enjoying the route. Exploring the rest of Andalucía is easy – Granada can be reached in about an hour, Cordoba is 45mins drive and the local city of Antequera offers a huge amount of history, culture and bars/restaurants to explore. There is also the Santa Ana high speed rail station which gives access to the whole of Spain. Cuevas de San Marcos “Cuevas” is a traditional village but is welcoming and friendly to guests from around the world – the village is located on the GR7 walking route so they are used to seeing visitors from a variety of countries including many Spanish from the rest of the country. There are many bars/restaurants in the village and they all serve traditional Spanish tapas – some do “menu del dia” which is an ideal way to enjoy a home cooked lunch at the bargain price of €8. The village celebrates many times during the year and by living and working within the village, you are able to enjoy all of these festivities as the locals do. Why buy a property 20mins drive from the village when you can be part of the local community here in the heart of the village? There is a lively communal pool in the village set in the Almond groves at the foot of the mountain, lovely cool breeze and a separate child’s pool next to the main pool. There are many different sports facilities in the village and you can get as involved as you wish to. Local Places of Interest Antequera – an historic city with great facilities and with good road and rail links to the rest of Andalucía and Spain. El Torcal Natural Park – just a 20min drive and nominated for World Heritage status – well worth exploring. Subbetica Cordobesa – the village is located on the edge of the Sierra Subbetica Natural Park which is one of the largest natural parks in the whole of Spain. Iznajar and the Lakes – a man-made lake and beach which has water sports during the summer and makes a wonderful place to explore throughout the year Cordoba – one of the most under-rated cities in Andalucía – if you’ve not been to the Mesquita, you have missed one of the true pearls of Andalucía. Granada – home of the Alhambra and in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, you could be skiing within an hour or leaving home. Malaga & the Airport – this city is transforming before our eyes and offers a wide range of cultural events and activities. With the busiest airport, it also offers low cost flights to the rest of Europe.