Who wants to live in a cave? Well it would appear that many people all around the world have found caves to be a very practical and in lots of cases a luxurious form of dwelling. They can have all the mod cons and of course not forgetting the eco credentials of the natural insulative properties of living in a home with more than meter thick walls and meters of rock or hard clay as a roof.
The benefits are numerous and the cost of construction can be well under building a ‘normal’ house, especially when reforming an existing structure and putting your very own stamp on the finished product.
Here is a link http://www.cuevademama.co.uk all about reforming your very own cave. It is now used as a holiday home. There are quite a few to be found in the countryside where farmers and goat herders used to make their homes and tend their crops and flocks. Another amazing cave is the one in the photograph above, here is the link to their website http://www.cueva-cascada.co.uk well worth a look and gives an insight of the area too. You can see details for it on our website here.
At the moment there is a big resurgence in this type of living and you can find some bargain cave properties for sale in this region of Spain, either to reform or to move straight into. There are also some incredibly luxurious opportunities to pick up, obviously at a higher premium and you could even find yourself a business. Perhaps a cave bed and breakfast, cave hotel, there are even cave bars and nightclubs.
So if you fancy something a little different with an eco slant then get yourself over to the Granada province of sunny Spain and have a scout around. This area is also abundant with lakes, mountains, natural parks and beautiful white washed villages. Maybe you are looking for a holiday home, let’s face it where can you buy a property from 30,000 euros in Spain, what are you waiting for? Take a look at the ones we have for sale here.
Do you live in a cave? Maybe in Turkey, Australia or the States we would love to hear your story….