Luxury Cortijo styled country property in the mountains, Gaucin
An exclusive country villa situated at the edge of the Ronda mountains near Gaucin, Andalusia. The property offers south facing views across to the Mediterranean and is located on a large fully fenced plot of 96,000m2. The cortijo has been renovated and refitted by the present owner to create a truly unique home combining the finest elements of rustic Spain with the latest home comforts. The villa is reached by a private lane which leads to a large parking area for ten cars. There is also a three car garage. Mature trees surround the finca, predominantly oaks, carobs and olives. An Andalucian-style archway, with two large Italian pines on either side create the imposing entrance to this luxury home.
The 5 bedroom cortijo is arranged on one floor, with differing levels. The elevated position of the property offers breathtaking views of the Mediterranean and the coast of Africa, which can be particularly enjoyed from the mirador. The master bedroom is housed in the main tower and features a large en-suite bathroom and views down the valley to the coast. A further three en-suite bedrooms are located within the house and there is a separate fully self-contained granny/staff casita and an additional small gate house to the finca.
The spectacular terraced areas allow you to live the outdoor lifestyle to the full and the terraced dining area makes a very elegant entertaining space. Whilst the magnificent “ Mirador” ( A Spanish term for a terrace constructed due to the stunning views that can be enjoyed ) allows you to sit in comfort and contemplate the rolling hills that lie just beyond the outdoor pool and bar area. For the days when the outdoor pool can’t be used, there’s a sumptuous indoor Spa area with jacuzzi, heated swimming pool and sauna. Indeed, the interior of this property is packed with features to make life in the campo as comfortable and relaxing as possible. Satellite television is installed, as is a high speed internet connection, so if you choose the outside world is just a wire away. If, however, you crave seclusion, then the stone walled herb garden offers a fragrant sanctuary where the sweet smells of the herbs and flowers mix with bubbling fountain to create a quintessential Andaluz experience. The villa is 45 minutes from the beach, 1.5 hr from Malaga airport, 1 hr from Gibraltar.
The property has its own water supply, is connected to the mains electricity and has central heating and cooling by means of ducts and powered by a heatpump.Print PDF Send to a friend Contact me about this property Similar Properties
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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.
Stunning country property with private 9 holes golf course in Gaucin, Malaga, Andalusia. A truely unique country estate, not too far from the Costa del Sol, just half an hours drive, yet completely private, in your own 100 hectare forest, overlooking the stunning river valley and mountains. An exceptional and exclusive Cortijo which under the current law and building restrictions no longer can be built.
The mountains around Gaucin and the Genal valley are a stunning site and today they provide privacy for many individual country estate or country villa. In the old days, this privacy was quite convenient for other reasons as well!
Around the village of Gaucín you will find a variety of large luxury country properties on extensive plots of land. Only a few are restored old farmhouse. Most of them however are new built, in the andalusian style, but adapted to todays standard of comfort and luxury.
Living in Andalusia isn’t just about surviving your daily life. I can tell you from my own experience that it is worth it to participate in the local and provincial parties of the area you live in, as it will enrich you with new knowledge on the Andalusian culture at the same time as you’re having a nice afternoon with your neighbours and friends.
Why is Gaucin such an arty town? Why are many artists looking to buy a property here, either in the village or on the countryside? And why is Gaucin often chosen as the venue for creative workshops? When you visit Gaucin you instantly know! The village is located along the top of a mountain ridge and you litterally feel 'on top of the world'.