Luxury Cortijo Style Estate, Gaucin

Spectacularly Luxury Cortijo, tucked away on a mountain top in Gaucin, inland Andalusia. It is hard to believe you are only 15 minutes from the village Gaucin, were many poets and artist reside, and only 35 minutes from Sotogrande and the beach. This is definitely one of the most beautiful new built cortijos in the area. Sitting on a hill top of a large finca, surrounded by stunning nature.

This stunning country property is accessed through an electric gate with camera entry phone. The private driveway brings you to the Cortijo. Ample parking. The cortijo has been wonderfully designed with traditional courtyards and is finished with many original details as reclaimed wooden beams, Moroccan doors, handmade tiles and some wooden floors. The property consists of a 4 bedroom main house and has 3 separate guest suites, plus office (or extra bedroom) acccessed from the courtyard. It also has a garage, several store rooms, a machinery room and a laundry room and ofcourse many outdoor areas. The property is perfect for both indoor and outdoor living. The courtyard and the Zen garden with a water feature and bespoke mosaic always offer tranquility and shelter, whereas the covered terrace in front of the house and the terraces around the large heated salt water pool offer spectacular views over the surrounding countryside.

The main house has on the ground floor an entrance hall with cloakroom, a sitting room with oak floor and large fireplace, library area and media center with direct access to covered terrace area, a dining room, also opening to a covered terrace and outside dining. A large fully fitted kitchen with granite and marble surfaces. The kitchen is equipped with 6 ring gas cooker and double oven, American fridge/freezer, Miele dishwasher, commercial dishwasher, walk in cold store, kitchen island with sink and breakfast bar. A further marble sink with drainer. Off the kitchen there is a pantry and access to the bodega below. There is a barbecue area which adjoins the kitchen and continues to the outdoor dining area.

A corridor leads to 3 double bedrooms with solid oak flooring and generous built in wardrobes each with en-suite shower rooms and French windows opening to the garden. A tiled Staircase leads to the first floor with a study with fireplace, air conditioning, fully equipped for home office use. A corridor leads to a large master bedroom suite with air conditioning and a fireplace. Dressing room with spacious wardrobes. The flooring throughout is limestone. The bathroom has a mosaic floor with bath; separate shower, bidet, and 2 hand basins. There is air conditioning and under floor heating. The master suite opens to a private terrace with stunning views and steps down towards the garden.

A staircase leads to the basement where there is a family room with mural along the length of one wall, a projector and a gym area. The wine cellar is to be found on this level together with a storage room.

A separate wing on the courtyards has 3 further guest suites with built in wardrobes and en-suite shower rooms. There is also another office or bedroom 8. All these bedrooms have solid oak flooring.

The property has a separate machinery room and a large utility room with washing machine and dryer.

The agrden and pool area have been wonderfully designed as well. There is a heated salt water pool, a pool house with fridge and WC and sitting area. The garden has a variety of trees including olives, cyprus, jacaranda, ginkgo, orange, lemon, australian oak, and mimosa. The Zen garden is a special feature. There is a large covered lounge area, ideal to relax.

There is a double garage with workshop and storeroom. A further covered carport is to be found at the rear of the property. Central heating on diesel. Community water from rainwater lake, mains electricity. 2 under ground water deposits of 13.000 l each are buried in the garden. Another large water deposit can hold 150.000l and collects rainwater. 2 septic tanks. Automated garden irrigation system, Air conditioning H/C in some rooms, Internet and media centre, Alarm system CCTV, Water UV filtration system and sand filtration filter, Community charges: nominal. 40 minutes from Gibraltar airport and 2 hours from Malaga Airport. 15 minutes to Gaucin village and 35 minutes to Sotogrande, the beach and the golf courses.

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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.

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