El Mirador de Barasona Building plots for sale in a beautiful location in the Spanish pre-Pyrenees

A healthy investment in a beautiful environment

In the Spanish pre-Pyrenees of the province of Huesca (Aragon), in the beautiful region La Ribagorza we offer these individual building plots with an area between 234 sqm. and 504 sqm. and a price from € 14.000,—. The building plots are located in a quiet urbanisation within walking distance of Lake Barasona and only 6 kilometers from the historic town of Graus with all amenities.

The region of La Ribagorza stands for overwhelming nature, hospitality, historic towns and authentic villages, good food and drinks, rivers and lakes, not to mention a wonderful climate and no mass tourism. Building your own (holiday) home here will undoubtedly be a good investment.

Build your dream home with unique lake views

This beautiful urbanisation is located on the shore of the Barasona reservoir and close to all amenities. The urbanisation is already fully developed and all plots are equipped with connections to water, electricity, gas and drainage. All plots are also easily accessible via tarmac roads with street lighting.

The urbanisation is beautifully integrated into the natural environment and is situated against a mountain, giving each plot a great and unique view of the lake and the mountains. The size of the plots varies from 234 to 504 sqm. and on each plot may be built 1 house, a swimming pool is also allowed.

Build your new dream house here with all modern conveniences. At dawn enjoy the first rays of sunshine on your terrace, read a book in the shade or maybe even take a dip in your own pool, life under the Spanish sun is beautiful and what a great view it is.

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The area

Discover this piece of authentic Spain where there is a lot to do and experience. In a Mediterranean climate, enjoy the peace and quiet, natural parks and ski resorts, lakes and rivers, medieval villages and friendly people.

Lake Barasona

Within walking distance of the urbanisation is the lake Barasona. This lake is ideal for all kinds of water sports or for swimming, picnicking, relaxing or for a meal and a drink on a terrace.

White water rivers for the adventurous

Sporty adventurers who like a challenge can indulge themselves with rafting and kayaking on the various white water rivers.

Conviviality in the most beautiful villages of Spain

The charming town of Graus with all amenities, a weekly market and terraces is just 6 km. from the urbanisation. What is especially worth a visit to Graus is the Plaza Mayor. The square is from the 16th century and has a colonnade and beautifully painted facades. Don't be surprised if you meet a Buddhist monk in Graus, nearby is the Dag Shang Kagyu a Tibetan Buddhist Centre.

Near the urbanisation there are 3 villages that are among the most beautiful in Spain: Alquézar, Aínsa and Roda de Isábena.

Spanish life

Spain is known for its hospitality, lots of parties and lively and colourful markets. Throughout the year you can enjoy cultural activities, take part in popular folk festivals, or taste local produce at markets. The ideal way to get in touch with the local people, culture and customs. Spanish life is a feast.

The Ordesa National Park and Monte Perdido

The national park of Ordesa; deep valleys, high mountains, abundant vegetation, turquoise coloured rivers and one of the highest waterfalls in Spain. In the park there are many hiking trails and you can make the most beautiful (mountain) walks. The park is therefore very popular with hikers and nature lovers.

Sierra de Guara

Close by is also the Sierra de Guara nature park, which is best known for its spectacular ravines and gorges. The Sierra de Guara combines deep river gorges and rugged limestone rocks with a large bird of prey population. A paradise for climbers, hikers and families with young children who love adventure. But most tourists come here for practicing canyoning: with canyoning you follow the route of the water while sliding, swimming, walking, jumping and abseiling. An unforgettable experience in a natural swimming paradise.

Wine tasting in the Somontano region

The urbanisation is located on the edge of the renowned wine region El Somontano. In almost all wineries (bodegas) you can get a guided tour and participate in a wine tasting. Lovers of good wine therefore have the opportunity to taste the excellent wines that the area offers. However, a number of wineries are also well worth a visit because of their special architecture.

Culinary local specialties

The Ribagorza region also has a lot to offer in terms of cuisine. Discover local specialties such as ecological olive oil, truffle, goat cheese, fresh sausage for the grill, honey, chocolate, etc. In the numerous restaurants you can enjoy varied regional menus for a very reasonable price.

Snow fun

At about 1 hour's drive from the urbanisation is the vast ski resort of Cerler. The ski resort of Cerler is relatively high so good snow is guaranteed. The many ski slopes, from the simple green to the impressive black slope, offer extensive opportunities for skiers of all levels. Lovers of snowboarding, freeriding, mini ski, sleighing or snowshoeing can also enjoy themselves in Cerler. Snow fun for the whole family.

The region is rich in historical heritage

Everywhere in the landscape you can see historic vestiges like chapels, Roman bridges, defence towers and monasteries. A good example is the Romanesque basilica Basílica de la Virgen de la Peña located just above the town of Graus. The rich historical heritage is also reflected in the many authentic villages. For example, the old centre of Graus and the town of Aínsa have been declared of Cultural Interest.

Roman city

The remains of the Roman city of Labitolosa can be seen within walking distance of the urbanisation. Labitolosa was a Roman city from the first to the third century A.D. The excavations are still going on and so far a bathhouse, a forum, a temple and a house have been uncovered.

The spectacular gorge of Mont Rebei

One of the most beautiful hiking trails in Europe is the walk through the gorge of Mont Rebei. A half hour drive from the urbanisation. The gorge is carved by the river Noguera Ribagorzana and crosses the Montsec mountain range. The gorge can be enjoyed on foot following the ancient mule track carved into the rock. On the other side of the gorge are 2 spectacular wooden stairs that cross the rock vertically. Exploring the gorge by canoe is also an unforgettable experience.

The gorge of Olvena

The beautiful gorge of Olvena has a lot to offer: there are several hiking trails, climbing routes, there is a via ferrata, several caves, a beautiful medieval bridge, a rock painting of 7000 years old, and of course the picturesque village of Olvena.

Frequently asked questions

How many sqm. can you build? On a plot up to 400 sqm. the maximum buildability is 78%. The maximum buildability on a plot of 400 sqm. or more is 60%. For example: on a plot of 500 sqm. a house of 300 sqm. can be built (500 x 0.60).

Is it allowed to place a prefabricated house? It is indeed allowed to install a prefab or a wooden house. However, the building standards require that the roof is covered with tiles and that the finishing of the facade fits in with the existing construction of the area. This means that a wooden house has to be plastered or finished with, for example, brick or natural stone.

What additional costs should I take into account? The costs involved in buying a plot are 21% VAT plus the costs for the notary and for registration in the Property Register. The total cost for the notary and the Property Register is approximately between € 1000 and 1250 depending on the price of the plot and the notary.

Are you obliged to start construction immediately? This is not mandatory. It is not a problem to buy the plot now and start construction when it suits you.

Can Casalmonte support me in the building process? This is certainly possible. We can help you select an architect, apply for a building permit and guide you through the entire building process.

Are there any special obligations or costs because of the urbanisation? No, this urbanisation is an ordinary new building district of the municipality of La Puebla de Castro and therefore there are no special obligations or costs for, for example, an Owners Association.

Are all services available? Its proximity to the cities of Graus and Barbastro provides the urbanisation with all the necessary services such as hospital, health centers, shopping centers, schools, bus and train station etc.

What is the location in relation to services and important cities? Graus 6 km. — Barbastro 23 km. — Barcelona 240 km. — Zaragoza 145 km. — London 1400 km.

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