When buying a property in Spain some Expats chose the beautiful scenery the Spanish countryside has to offer, rather than the hustle and bustle of Spanish Coastal resorts.
Casa de campo properties known in English as country properties are in abundance here in Spain. You will find a wide range of properties for sale.
The title of Casa de campo covers a range of property types including
· Casitas – meaning Small House in Spanish
· Cortijos – A traditional rural Spanish dwelling
· Spanish Farms
· Historical properties
· Traditional farmhouses
· Fincas – Small Spanish cottage
Generally Casa de Campo or country properties for sale in Spain come with a large plots of land, which can be used for farming or agricultural purposes.
Also Traditional Spanish Country houses tend to be cheaper as they are located in more inland parts of Spain.
The majority of Casa de Campo properties require a refurbishment, as they have been left to go to ruin. This is a great opportunity for you to purchase a rural property at an affordable price, redesign and refurbish the property and make it into your dream home.
Some building restrictions may apply when buying a country property in Spain, Always check with your lawyer that the property has not been built on Rustic land, as planning restrictions may apply and you may find it difficult to get a mortgage here in Spain.
Updated 12 Feb 2020