Wonderful 6 Bed House in Burriana Castellon Spain
Euroresales Property iD – 9823916
Calle Vicente Forner Tichell
A rare opportunity to own your own listed Spanish Historical Heritage home of more than 450+M2 with (22 rooms) with 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 3 terraces.
This palatial home is located in the heart of Burriana,Castellon in the historic center of the city on the Costa Azahar. (Orange Blossom Coast) on the Mediterranean coast in the Community of Valencia.
This cherished home has been lovingly restored by the current owners. All original features have been retained and restored. The massive entry doors are floor to ceiling and very impressive.
The entire house has 14 foot vaulted ceilings, marble walls in the entrance and a marble staircase leading to the upper floors. The ground floor rooms have terrazzo floors and the first and second floors have exquisite original hand painted floor tiles. The interior doors and windows are two meters tall and made of wood.
This property is a very special house on “Vicente Fornel Tichell Street”, located in the historic center of the city (indicated by the map and bronze sculpture of the historic area.) This street is very important because its houses were built on the Muslim wall and following the round layout of the wall.
The wall was destroyed in the early 19th century to make more space for expansion as the walls were 1.8 meters wide. All the current houses on Vicente Forner Tichell were built in the early 19th century.
The archaeological excavations found that under the houses of Vicente Forner Tichell and Forn de la Vila are: remnants of structures and, fortifications. The backs of the current houses cover the foundations of the wall and the front of the present houses cover the remains of the medieval houses.
An impressive set of beautiful “mobile” wooden doors open to an entry way with vaulted ceilings, walls lined in marble and terrazzo floors.
To the right of the entrance are a set of very tall doors opening to a waiting room. Separating the entry way from the main living area is a set of floor to ceiling sliding wooden doors with glass.
A large room with vaulted ceilings, terrazzo floors and marble walls with double wooden doors and glass windows to enter living room and “Patio de Luz.” and the “Grand Staircase.
Doors open to a spacious living room with a marble fireplace surround, a wood burning stove and a large window covered with wrought iron looking into the” Patio de Luz.”
Kitchen and Pantry
Both rooms are accessed through a set of wooden doors with glass windows from the living room. The kitchen is a nice sized room with marble counters and a with smaller walk in pantry with. in years past, these rooms were most likely outside as were the “Patio de Luz,” bathroom and laundry room.
The “Patio de luz”
Accessed through the kitchen and another set of doors from the dining room, this room used to be outside open to the elements. At one time an outside both a kitchen and garden were in this room. Today this room is totally enclosed with a glass roof and a walk on patio that connects two of the upstairs bedrooms and is now an outdoor patio and garden to have your morning coffee, relax reading a novel or listen to music.
Bathroom and a Laundry room
Accessed from the” Patio de Luz.”
The Grand Staircase
is accessed through double wooden doors with glass window from the Dining Room. An exquisite marble staircase complimented by Art Nouveau wrought iron Balustrades runs from the ground floor to the roof terrace.
First floor landing
runs the entire depth of the property from front to back with glazed double doors which spans the entire front of the house to large walk in linen and clothes closets with storage areas. The floors are covered with original hand painted floor tiles.
Large Master Bedroom ( front facing) – (king size) a stunning room with original hand painted floor tiles and two sets of double doors opening onto a long balcony running the width of the house.
This room has a door which connects this bedroom to the next bedroom. (Possibly to a child’s room.)
A Bright Double Bedroom with large windows and double wooden doors leading onto the patio/garden. The floor has original hand painted floor tiles.
A glass patio connecting bedrooms 2 and 3 with a garden and table and chairs for relaxing. This patio is open to the elements but has steel bars enclosing the roof area so that entrance onto the patio or the house is impossible.
There are large triple windows which can be opened from the inside hallway. in summer all the windows are left open in the house and it cools down pleasantly.
A Bright Double Bedroom with double wooden doors leading onto the patio/garden. The floor has original hand painted floor tiles.
Walk in linen and clothes closets with storage areas
A nice walk in organized vaulted room for storing things divided into large shelves from floor to ceiling with closing doors to store linens and sheets, covers, duvets and for storing what you wish. includes another large closet to store seasonal clothes. There is also an area to store luggage. The floors are covered with original hand painted floor tiles and has wooden doors.
A bathroom with vaulted ceilings original wall tiles from the 20’s Separate shower, bathtub. it has a single wooden door with a window above.
Bedroom 4/ TV room/Office
A larger room which can be used as a queen size bedroom consisting of original hand painted tiles and vaulted ceilings, double doors with window. above the door. We currently use this room as a TV room. This room also has another door to the bathroom.
The Grand Staircase
Continues up to the second floor where there is an open plan design.
A Large bedroom just like the one on first floor. it also faces the front and has two sets of double doors with windows that walk out onto a balcony that spans the entire width of the second floor. These floors are also covered with original hand painted floor tiles.
A bright and airy room (queen size) with large windows and double wooden doors overlooking the terrace and looking down at the patio and garden on first floor vaulted ceilings and original hand painted floor tiles.
Bathroom and Laundry
The room contains a three piece bathroom with a shower, sink and toilet. The room also has a washer and dryer area. There is a small window overlooking the terrace and garden.
Open Plan room
This room is a very large room for various functions and it has a built in kitchen. Sometimes it is used for English classes, children’s parties, large barbeques, for family and friends that visit as a small flat and i use it for restoring antique paintings and art supplies.
it also has a set of windows and wooden shutters overlooking the garden below and the garden terrace. This room has good cross ventilation during the hot summer months. There is a rod iron door which leads out to the garden terrace. The ceiling is vaulted in the large room and original hand painted floor tiles.
The garden terrace has a variety of plants and also is used drying clothes. it has a covered roof for protection.
The Grand staircase continues to another level to the roof terrace. At the top, there is a large skylight. From this level you exit out to a massive area which would make a wonderful and impressive garden and covered patio. There are views of the “Town Center,” the Basilica, The Bell tower, and on a clear day the beaches and the Mediterranean.
Burriana is a nice size and a very friendly “city” with a population of around 35,000 people. it is located 12 kilometers from Castellon, 30 kilometers from Sagunto and a 45-50 minute drive to Valencia.
Burriana has a glorious coastline, of 11kilometers and located just 1.5 kilometers from the center of town; a short 15 minute walk. There are 3 beaches, “El Arenal”, “Beach of the Malarrosa” and “Playa del Grau.” The beaches have a “Blue Flag”qualification with high standards and environmentally pro-active. The beaches have a reputation of having relatively quiet beaches, where you can kick back and relax. Burriana offers wonderful weather throughout the year. Even the winter months are mild.
The beaches offer many activities in which everyone can partake and enjoy. There is a sailing school, scuba diving and snorkeling lessons, wind surfing classes, horseback riding, hiking and walking trails and biking trails. The town Hall even has bicycles for tourists to use at “NO CHARGE.”
A very special place at the “Playa del Grau” is a natural park called The “Clot de la Mare de deu.” it is a park that has the combination of water and forest together Beautiful for walking.
There are many wonderful restaurants, bars, walkways, a promenade and a Sunday market on the beach just to name a few.
interesting monuments to see
Carbona Tower-constructed in the 13th century
Tower of the Sea- constructed in 1547. it was a watchtower.
The Bacilica – Church of the Savior. The church was commissioned by King James i in 1233 to celebrate the conquest of Valencia and many other historical churches.
Burriana Bell Tower-originally erected in 1363 as a fortified tower. it was destroyed on July 5ht 1938 during the Spanish Civil War. it was reconstructed in 1942.
Plaza de Merce-Ex convent and church
The property will not be sold furnished but will be negotiable to be furnished.
The property includes 6 bedrooms along with 3 bathrooms
The property is measured at 450+M2 of floor space.
There is a view from roof terrace to city and street from front door.
The plot is measured at 130M2.
There is also 4 Reception rooms included in the property.
The parking included is street parking.
Distance from Sea: Walking
Distance from Airport: 45 mins
Distance from Golf: 15 mins
Distance from Main Attraction: Walking
About the area:
Castellon de la Plana, Castello de la Plana, or simply Castellon / Castello, is the capital city of the province of Castellon,
in the Valencian Community, Spain, in the east of the iberian Peninsula, on the Costa del Azahar by the Mediterranean Sea.
The mountain range known as Desert de les Palmes rises inland north of the town.