Large authentic Cortijo to reform in Gaucin, Andalusia, Spain. An Andalusian dream, this property needs a serious investment to bring it up to standards. The property is situated on a private estate in an idyllic environment in the Serrania de Ronda mountain range with panoramic views. The house is built alongside an ancient trail once used by fish merchants and smugglers travelling from the coast.
This lovely Cortijo is designed in Andalusian style, including a traditional courtyard. Vines peep around the exterior of the patio. The courtyard gives access to the main house, 2 independent guest houses, stables, orchard and pool area.
The property has a large entrance drive with ample parking. There are two enclosed paddocks for horses. Entering the traditional cobbled courtyard, on the left to the main house with country-style kitchen, dining room with fireplace, large living room with beamed ceilings and an open fireplace. From the living room, access to a large partly covered terrace and bedrooms. There are two bedrooms and a bathroom on this floor. On the first floor, the main bedroom, guest bedroom and a bathroom.
On the right side of the courtyard, there are two guest houses with a total of eight bedrooms and four bathrooms. One is completely self-contained.
Through the walkway of the courtyard, there are a few storage rooms, 4 stables, the orchard, and access to the swimming pool. The pool area is divine! Many areas to sunbathe, relax and enjoy the views.
The property forms part of a larger estate. The farming of the estate is managed by the owner’s community. There are sheep and horses and an extensive organic vegetable garden where all owners can pick fresh vegetables daily. The owners also share a tennis court.
The house is connected to a telephone, mains electricity, and community well water. The property needs serious investment of 500K to bring it up to standards of these days.
This beautiful farmhouse is only ten minutes away from the picturesque white villages of Jimena de la Frontera and Gaucin, 45 min. to Sotogrande beaches and Golf, 1.2 hours to Málaga Airport.