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Goya – a special property

An exclusive property and rare opportunity for investment

Garden accessFOR SALE –   An attractive and distinctively designed stone-built rustic villa with finely worked decorative detail in the charming village of Fuendetodos—the birthplace of GOYA.

Situated in northern Spain’s Aragon region, it lays within half an hour of the bustling historic city of Zaragoza, which will be hosting the Expo 2008 next year. With this major international event on the horizon, Rimontgó is offering a very rare opportunity to acquire a home that could be transformed into a small rural hotel. The property comes with a professional art gallery in a location that draws arts enthusiasts from around the world.

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A home inspired by Goya

They come to see the little cottage (Museo de la casa natalicia de Goya) where the celebrated artist was born, and visit the art gallery (Galería de arte Fuendetodos) dedicated to his memory, where younger generations of Spanish artists are now displayed.

Location mapTHE VILLA – 250 m2 of habitable space set in 400m2 of land, with a garden divided into two areas – one with views over Goya’s house, the other secluded and private.

4 bedrooms, Living Room with fireplace, bathroom with bath, fully fitted kitchen with hand crafted furniture, 2 WCs, heating and alarm systems.

Terrace 35m2 with barbecue area incorporating a wood-burning oven typical of the region for the preparation and enjoyment of al fresco meals.  Small storage room included.

Its situation is the first thing to recommend Casa Goya; ensconced within the quaint ivy-covered sandstone walls of Fuendetodos, the home looks like it has come straight off the pages of a book on the prettiest villages. Settled upon its leafy terrace as you enjoy one of a variety of picture perfect views it does indeed conjure up images rural idyll personified. Rustic in style, the home features a cosy living room with fireplace and sloping wood-beamed ceiling. The 4 bedrooms reflect the same country style, characterised by such features as skylights and sloping ceilings, and bordered by 2 elegant bathrooms. Spacious yet homely, the house features thick stone walls that keep the heat out in summer and the warmth in during winter.

Front gardenIn a place like Fuendetodos, which has become a classic artists’ retreat, the quaint charm of this home fits right into its surroundings. Yet it belies a comfortable, spacious home that enjoys modern luxuries and amenities. Above all, however, Casa Goya is a home of infinite character and variety, offering the occupant an artistic and cultured setting in which to live. This home, with its split levels, mezzanine galleries, skylights, stone walls and attractively shaped windows that look out onto tree-covered terraces and sleepy village squares is made for those who draw inspiration from their living environment.

The fact that Casa Goya is perhaps the most charming and adaptable of the original buildings in this historical village also makes it an ideal site in which to create a small country hotel that benefits from the assured year-round flow of visitors to this important art centre. Demand consistently outstrips supply here, especially during high season (summer, Christmas and Easter).

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THE ART GALLERY – 200 m2 comprising 4 rooms with a professional lighting system, designed specifically for the display of approximately 75 works of art.

Art gallery outsideHand crafted furniture and exposed timbers
· Spaces with different ambiences
· Natural light in two of the rooms
· Sound system in all rooms
· Professional picture hanging system
· 2 Public WC’s plus a common area
· Alarm system
· Emergency exit

The art gallery offers a professional and modern facility that can operate entirely independently from the house. Fuendetodos is already a much-visited and prominent centre of art, and with the establishment in the village of the Museo de Arte Gráfico Goya Fuendetodos both its stature in the art world and the numbers of visitors is expected to grow rapidly, thus creating an exceptional commercial potential that makes this a prime investment opportunity.

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