Studio and retreat in The Alpjurras, south of Granada, Spain 


A unique opportunity to acquire the townhouse which Jeanette renovated into a studio and accommodation, within an area of stunning natural beauty which has inspired her work for many years.










The corner house is situated half way up the small town of Torvizcón, with views of the Sierra Nevada mountains and hills of almond and olive trees. One hour from the coast and Granada [Alhambra], organic food and health stores in the near by charming town of Orgiva. Torvizcón has a school, bank, pharmacy, shops, cafes and hotel.

The fully equipped house on four floors provide: 1 - a self contained apartment, 2 – bedrooms with toilet, 3 - studios with kitchen, bathroom and covered terrace, 4 - roof terrace. 


1_ The main covered entrance with wood storage leads to an open space of the self-contained apartment. With a kitchen, cast iron log burner, dining table for six, single settee/divan [with curtain to create a separate sleeping area]. The sitting area for six contains a TV screen [the L shaped seating can become two single or one large double bed also with curtain]. A bathroom has a shower, toilet and basin with the electric boiler for this floor.

2_Two bedrooms lead from an anti room with storage space. A toilet and basin is also on this floor plus another entrance from the street.

3_The lower studio opens to the covered terrace with panoramic views, plants, table and seating for six, washing machine and gas boiler for this floor. A double arch leads up to the higher studio space with a door looking out to the hills. This also contains a kitchen, wood burning stove and bathroom [bath, shower, toilet and basin], stairs to roof terrace. 

4_The roof terrace has a panoramic view of the village, up and down the valley across to the mountains. Washing line and metal structure for the grape vine and shade. 






Possible adaptions:

Shared by two artists due to the separate accommodation and studio spaces, with communal access through the bottom studio.

The sitting area or the top studio could be made into bedrooms. 


If interested please contact Jeanette for more information and images on


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