Large country property with panoramic views, ideal for horses, Gaucin
New built ‘Cortijo-style’ country property for sale in Gaucin, inland Andalusia. The house, is situated on a 25,000m2 plot (suitable for equestrian use) in between Casares and Gaucin and has spectacular views to the Genal valley and the white village of Gaucin. The property is ideal to keep some horses, there are excellent riding areas. The plot includes 2 natural water wells.
Designed on 2 levels around a courtyard with orange trees and a fountain and blending traditional Andalucian architecture with ultra modern design.
With easy access from the Casares to Gaucin road just 15 mins from the coast, the entance to the property features a charming hand-laid stone driveway leading around the side of the house towards the main entrance, where a roundabout provides easy turning space for vehicles and a covered carport area has space for 2 cars.
The ground floor of the property opens on to a spacious double-height hallway, with a beautiful circular hard wood-clad turret.
Immediately to the right, there’s a large study and a separate fully-appointed guest WC.
This entrance hall provides access to the entire house, which is blessed with marble floors throughout.
To the left is a long passageway leading to 3 sizeable bedrooms, each with ample built-in cupboard space and private en suite bathroom facilities.
Just beyond the entrance hall and through a set of full-height glass doors is the property’s kitchen and an independent dining room.
The spacious kitchen comes fully-fitted and equipped with stainless steel hi-tech appliances, including a unique extractor fan designed to rise up out of the central work island to extract air downwards and out of the property underground.
The dining room is large enough to seat up to 12 guests comfortably and overlooks both the rural countryside though large pane windows, and the property’s charming orange blossom courtyard.
Another of the most stylishly eye-catching features of this house is a long narrow corridor with a vaulted ceiling leading from the entrance hall – past the kitchen and dining room – to the main living room area which is flanked by impressive, classical-style stone columns and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the courtyard.
The living room is just a couple of broad steps down from the dining room and also overlooks the orange blossom courtyard through large French windows.
It also has stunning panoramic views of the valley below and the white village of Gaucín perched on the cliff tops in the distance.
An elegant staircase finished in aged Italian Travertine marble with a dark hardwood and glass banister leads to the upper floor, which comprises of a main bedroom with its walk-through dressing area and impressive marble bathroom suite.
This bedroom enjoys views of the dramatic backdrop of Sierra Crestellina mountain behind the house.
A second main guest suite shares the upper floor, complete with a built-in hardwood wardrobe space and private bathroom suite.
Lovely landscaped Mediterranean gardens replete with a large salt water swimming pool complete this superb property.Print PDF 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'.