Bonanza House It is located in the heart of the Orihuela orchard, very close to the historic road that linked the city with Murcia, in a privileged area under the Sierra de Orihuela and in the vicinity of the Segura river. At present, it is divided into four rooms, since the building suffered a partition in the second half of the 20th century. It is the last noble alkyrie that is still preserved in this municipal area and in its surroundings.
The delegate of Hispania Nostra in the Valencian Community -the institution in charge of drawing up the Red List of Heritage-, Carmen Pérez, highlights that It is a property of private property that is not considered an Asset of Cultural Interest. In any case, consider that it has enough values to be conserved.
At present, its state is dilapidated since it has lost a good part of its roofs, the east facade has completely collapsed and the south, partially. If you do not rehabilitate urgently, you run the risk of disappearing forever. In one of its walls, during the last century, given its location, next to a strategic road, a poster of tiles of the mythical ‘Nitrato de Chile’ fertilizer was placed that can still be seen today.
Is ready pick up about eight hundred monuments of our country whose state of deterioration forces to carry out an urgent rehabilitation.
In Orihuela, at the beginning of this year 2021, an old mill was included in this registry, located next to the Segura riverbed, which focused on the manufacture of flour and ground pepper.
In addition to the Fall of Bonanza, on the list Giner Cortina’s chalet has also been included, located in the Valencian municipality of Torrent.