Property for Sale in The Lecrin Valley

Buying Property in The Lecrin Valley

Just south of the historic Moorish city of Granada, The Lecrin Valley sits at the foot of the dramatic Sierra Nevada mountains. It is within easy reach of Granada City and the coast but not so near so as to be affected by the hustle and bustle of the typical seaside resort.

The Lecrin Valley features a large number of classic country properties that have largely held their value despite the downturn following the 2007/8 property crash. Every Lecrin Valley property is unique as identikit apartment developments are discouraged and would look anomalous in the region. The most sought after properties are the large country houses or fincas but there is also a growing market in property renovation where there is real value for money to be found.

Villa for Sale in The Lecrin Valley

Village properties, especially edge of village are popular. Villages in the Lecrin Valley tend to be reasonably small but still offer a good selection of bars and restaurants.

Living in The Lecrin Valley

The area features a unique micro climate: the Lecrin Valley is just inland from the Costa Tropical so called because of its near Tropical climate. It is mild all year round and sunny nearly all of the time. Tropical fruits grow here in fertile abundance as they benefit from the snow melt off the Sierra Nevada. Groves of lemon and orange trees are scattered throughout the valley sitting alongside plantations of avocadoes, mangoes, water melons and more.

Finca for Sale in the Lecrin Valley

The valley features some exquisite scenery with views of Lake Beznar and the Alpujarras.

Transport in The Lecrin Valley

The road network in and around the Lecrin Valley is good without being intrusive.

Granada City is a mere 20 minutes away by road while the main dual carriageway provides a fast link to Malaga Airport with a journey time of about 110 minutes. Malaga Airport offers regular and frequent flights to northern Europe as well as offering a number of intercontinental flights. Both Granada and Malaga have mainline train stations with full scheduled services.

The Lecrin Valley Lifestyle

The Mediterranean coast is less than 30 minutes away by car while the spectacular Mulhacen towers ski resort is little more than 40 minutes away. In Spring it is possible to be ski-ing in the morning and sun-bathing on tropical beaches in the afternoon.

Property for Sale in The Lecrin Valley

The Lecrin Valley is noted for its unspoilt natural scenery, and wildlife and is also a favourite destination for walkers, horse trekkers, bird watchers, cyclists and artists.

The city of Granada is famous for having a fountain in every square where the snow-capped peaks of the Sierra Nevada form an impressive back drop. It is host to The Alhambra, last palace of the Nasrid kings who ruled the province in the 14th Century, and is recognised as a key architectural influence to many important buildings throughout the world.

Finca for sale in The Lecrin Valley

Granada is renowned for its cuisine with any number of fine restaurants. Dining out costs a fraction of what might normally be expected in a large city. Shoppers and party-goers are well catered for with a large selection of shops and stores covering most budgets, and a thriving nightlife, with numerous bars and clubs.. Granada epitomizes the alegria of Andalucia. The fiestas never seem to end. It is perhaps the most cosmoplolitan of all the Spanish cities.