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Information about Gaucin

At approximately 30 kilometres from the coast, at an hours drive from Marbella, 40 minutes from Ronda and 40 minutes from Sotogrande you’ll find the spectacular arty white village of Gaucin. Gaucin is known for its commanding views to Gibraltar and the Rif mountains. In and around Gaucin we have a variety of cortijos, equestrian estates, country houses and villas for sale.

We’ll introduce some of the areas in Gaucin in which we have country property for sale.

The south hill, this is where you find the country villas, cortijos and cottages that have the stunning south views that has drawn people to Gaucin.

La Almuña, a breathtaking estate with a variety of large country houses and cortijos. Beautiful views over the hills and the river.

Colmenar, the area in between the village of Gaucin and the train station (Comenar) is where you will find the grand estates and equestrian properties.

Village, the village itself has some beautifully restored spacious  houses counting  with today’s luxury.

Facilities and services in Gaucin

The village of Gaucin provides in all your basic needs. You will find several small supermarkets, even an eco-shop, a butcher who offers homemade chorizo and sausages, a baker, and lovely fresh fruit and vegetables. It is a lovely village to wander around,  to have a typical Spanish breakfast on one of the squares. The villagers welcome you in. There is a health center, an ambulance service  and the nearest hospital is in Ronda (25 minute drive).  Ronda is the nearest town where you will find everything you need. The nearest international school is in Sotogrande.

Bakery – butchers- mini market- doctors service –dentist – primary school – nursery – language classes 

Wining & Dining in Gaucin

Around Gaucin you will find several ‘Venta’s’, local restaurants with excellent typical Spanish ‘comida casera’, home cooked meals. In the village you can spend your evenings having a nice glass of wine and an excellent choice of local tapas as ham, cheese or ensaladilla. Restaurant La Fuente offers a more international menu as does the restaurant of La Fructuosa. Gaucin is further known for its artistic scene and counts with some nice galleries and regular expositions.

What to do in Gaucin?

Having this strong artistic scene you will find a broad range of art courses, from Flamenco music to modern painting. Furthermore, Gaucin offers the perfect environment for horseriding and hiking. For nature lovers the mountains around Gaucin are a paradise. They will see vultures and eagles, find wild orchids to mention just some of the features.

Oscar Ernstsen 02-12-2011 About the area