Gaucín,Costa del Sol,Málaga,Andalusia,Spain
A stylish fusion of Moorish & Andalusian architecture makes this Country Estate near the much sort after white village of Gaucin , Andalucia, Southern Spain stand out from the crowd !
South facing and situated on a plateau within the Estate's 33 acres( 13 hectares ) ( 134,000m2 ) in an exceptionally private ,secure position with spectacular views over the surrounding countryside and mountains, the Serranía de Ronda and the Alcornocales Natural Park.
The main features of this unique home are:
The impressive double-height living room complete with Moorish arches and brick pillars, antique wood doors and original tiling, all giving the sensation of being in a bye gone age. The overwhelming feeling of space and light is what is instantly noticeable from this room at the heart of this home.
The five impressive suite size bedrooms, each with en suite bathroom and sitting area , are all located on the ground floor. Two are master bedroom suites, each having a woodburning stove and bathroom with underfloor heating , fitted wardrobes . The Moorish/Andaluz theme continues in the bathrooms where we see authentic tiling and unique features .
The fabulous swimming pool – am impressive 20m x 5 m swimming pool – all year around swimming made possible by the heat pump and the retractable greenhouse style roof , keeping the pool both clean and functional whatever the time of year .
The approach to the property is via a short well maintained track leading to a private electric gate that gives access to 5 properties. This wonderful home is the last on the track, guaranteeing the privacy of the Estate.
Spectacular antique wooden doors leads one into a large entry hall. Left and right are two en-suite guest bedrooms. Straight through is the impressive living room. Subdivided only by pillars to mark different living areas. The lounge area has a large fireplace, the dining area is next to the kitchen and there is a music or study corner. French window doors open up directly to the terrace. From this area you have stunning panoramic views .
Two additional loft rooms or studies are accessed from the living area via spiral staircases.
The kitchen is tailormade ,spacious and finished in rustic yet elegant country style, There is a breakfast table. The kitchen has a wood burning stove fitted. Next to the kitchen is a pantry with its own entrance directly from the parking. In this wing is another en-suite bedroom with fitted wardrobes.
No matter where one looks out from the house, the views are spectacular! The top terrace – both covered and open in parts is undoubtably the perfect al fresco living space !
The house is surrounded by, easy to maintain tropical landscaped gardens with many trees including palm trees and cypress trees. The large terrace connects the main house and the pool area. Sweeping steps, as well as a ramp, lead down to the 20m x 5m heated pool. The pool is surrounded by sunbathing terraces and many colourful flowers. There is a pool house with a shower, which could also be used as a gym.
Beyond the landscaped gardens, the property grounds become pastureland , undulating hills that guarantee privacy . This is a nature lovers dream , there are so many hiking and horse riding trails on the doorstep
.Outdoor activities as biking, hiking or horse riding are a true delight in this area. An abundance of trails start directly from your doorstep.
• Mains water and electricity
• Backup generator
• WIFI /high speed internet throughout
• Central heating
• Air conditioning both run off heat pump
• Several woodburning stoves in key rooms
• Water is heated by gas boiler
• 180.00Litre water deposit
• Reverse Osmosis drinking water system
• Water softening system
• Heated pool 20m x 5m ( with retractable cover
• Power showers
• Covered parking for 2 cars
• Electric Gates
• All electric cables underground with manholes every 25m
• Large septic tank
• Double glazed windows.
Just 10 minutes from Gaucin, and 15 minutes from the little village of El Colmenar with its train station. Approximately 40 minutes from the beach, 1 hour to Gibraltar Airport and 1.5 hours to Málaga International Airport.
OPTION TO PURCHASE ADJOINING FINCA 30,336M2 Land with 128m2 apartment and 128m2 Barn – €300,000 Ideal as Staff quarters of guest apartment.
Barn conversion – now offering a ,lovely light and spacious apartment with high pitched ceilings throughout, on the top floor of the Barn . Large open plan living space 8m x 8m – consisting of the salon with 3 large windows and beautiful views, Office area and open plan newly fitted contemporary style kitchen with aisle. Wood burning stove .
Large master bedroom and a small guest room . Family size bathroom .
Outdoor pergola and terraces .
Below the staff/guest house is an open stable/barn. It can be finished with boxes, a hay storage and a tack room. This property is only for sale if bought in conjunction with the main Estate,
• 50M X 50 M garden with electric gate for car access and secure perimeter fencing.
• External storeroom
• Covered parking for 3 cars
• 6m x 4m covered tiled terrace.
• Air conditioned
• Gas water heating system
• Double glazing
• Mosquito nets
• Full insulation outside walls and ceilings
Owning a home is a keystone of wealth… both financial affluence and emotional security.Suze Orman