Euroresales Property iD- 9825278Lovely 4 bed villa built in 2003 set on a 6780 sq/m plot in the Velez Blanco valley, this house offers a peacefull secluded environmentinterior Facilities:4 Bedrooms2 BathroomsLarge Utility RoomFully Fitted KitchenFitted WardrobesTwo StoreroomAir ConditioningExterior Facilities:Private Swimming PoolPrivate GardenFully Fenced 6856sq/m PlotOff Street ParkingMountain ViewAbout the Area:Lorca (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈloɾka]) is a municipality and city in the autonomous community of the Region of Murcia in southeastern Spain, 58 kilometres (36 mi) southwest of the city of Murcia. The municipality had a population of 91,849 in 2010, up from the 2001 census total of 77,477. Lorca is the municipality with the largest surface area in Spain with 1,675.21 km2 (646.80 sq mi). The city is home to Lorca Castle and the Collegiate church dedicated to St. Patrick.in the Middle Ages Lorca was the frontier town between Christian and Muslim Spain. Even earlier to that during the Roman period it was ancient ilura or Heliocroca of the Romans.The city was seriously damaged by a magnitude 5.1 earthquake on 11 May 2011, killing at least nine people. Due to a shallow hypocenter, the earthquake was much more destructive than usual for earthquakes with similar magnitude.The town is situated at an elevation of 370 metres (1,200 ft) in eastern Spain between Granada and Murcia. it was part of the hura of Tidmir in the Muslim period when it became well known for its fertile soil and subsoil, and for its strategic location. it is situated on the southern slopes of the Siera del Cano mountains. The Guadalentin River flows through the town.The municipality of Lorca is bound by Caravaca de la Cruz and Cehegin to the north, Mula, Aledo, Totana and Mazarron to the east, Águilas to the south and Pulpi, Puerto Lumbreras, Huercal-Overa, Velez Rubio and Velez Blanco to the east. The town of Lorca itself is located 58 kilometres (36 mi) southwest of the city of Murcia and roughly 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of the coastal town of Aguilas. Lorca is connected to Puerto Lumbreras in the southwest by European Route 15 (Route A-7) and the village of Barranco del Prado just to the north. Beyond this the C-3211 road connects it to the city of Caravaca de la Cruz much further to the north. Several towns and villages lie in the municipality, including La Paca, Palm Zarcilla, Aviles, Coy, Dona ines, Don Gonzalo, El Pardo, La Canaleja and Zarzadilla de Totana.The municipality is very large at 1,676 km2 (647 sq mi) and has a range of geographical features, extending from the coastline to the mountainous areas of the northwest and northeast of the municipality. Lorca formed around the Guadalentin River (in Arabic “mud river”) in an arid valley. in fact, agriculture heavily depends on water transferred from the Tagus river in Central Spain. irrigation channels were laid out all over the country by the Moors during the Middle Ages. These agricultural plains lie to the south of the main town in the valley, a strip which expands into the western part of the municipality. The area to the north is mountainous; to the northeast is the Parque Natural Sierra Espuna.