Spacious Andalusian styled country villa near the village of Gaucin, Andalusia, Southern Spain. Located in the hills, with spectacular views over the valley towards the Serranía de Ronda and the Alcornocales Natural Park. This unique country property has 5 en-suite bedrooms and 2 extra loft bedrooms or office/entertainment rooms.
The property is located on a privileged and private plot, in the midst of nature. It is ideal to be used as a family home, a summer holiday home or a weekend house. It is set in 13 hectares of land. There is a possibility to purchase 3 more hectares of land with a 2 bedroom staff or guest house and a barn.
This excepcional villa is finished with an eye for detail. It has arched doorways, original tiling and antique woodwork. The double-height living room has the perfect dimensions and gives this home a spacious, open and bright feeling. The villa is built over one floor, with the exception of the two loft rooms .
The location for this stunning Andalusian country villa is carefully chosen: it sits on a private plateau, South facing, overlooking distant mountains and rolling hills with cork oaks, holm oaks, and wild olive trees. The singing of birds and the sound of goat bells accompany this unique view.
The approach to the property is via a short dirt road leading to a private electric gate that gives access to 5 properties. The drive leads up to the top of the mountain, where this majestic country property sits. An impressive antique wooden door opens up to a large entry hall. Left and right are two en-suite guest bedrooms. Straight through is the magnificent living room. Subdivided only by pillars to mark different living areas. The lounge area has a large fireplace, the dining area is next to the kitchen and there is a music or study corner. French window doors open up directly to the terrace. From here you have stunning views off the mountains and the surrounding countryside. Opening all the doors make that indoors and outdoors blend, so you can enjoy the Andalusian outdoor lifestyle.
The kitchen is spacious and finished in typical country style, using masonry with wooden doors, made to measure. There is plenty of space for a breakfast table. The kitchen also has a wood burning stove fitted. Next to the kitchen is a pantry with its own entrance directly from the parking. In this wing is another en-suite bedroom with fitted wardrobes. Two master suites are accessed through an arch off the living room. Also fitted with build in wardrobes. These 3 bedrooms have a woodburner and underfloor heating in the bathrooms.The views from each room are breathtaking. The bathrooms have incorporated the Andalusian design, seen in the tiling, the archways and the use of authentic materials. Two additional loft rooms or studies are accessed with spiral stairs from the living room.
This superb country villa is surrounded by a rustic landscaped garden, decorated with beautiful palm trees, cypresses. A large terrace connects the main house and the pool area. Wide steps, as well as a ramp, lead down to the pool. The exceptionally large pool of 20×5m can be covered by its greenhouse-type roof and heated, which allows swimming in summer and winter time. During the summer the roof is fully retractable. The pool is surrounded by sunbathing terraces and many colourful flowers. By the pool you will find a pool house with a shower, which could also be used as a gym.
A large area of pastureland is visible from the house. This is part of the property, and guarantees privacy. Outdoor activities as biking, hiking or horse riding are a true delight in this area. An abundance of trails start directly from your doorstep.
This fantastic country house in Gaucin is connected to mains water and electricity. It has WIFI internet access. The house has central heating and air-conditioning throughout by means of a heat pump, plus there are several woodburning stoves. Hot water is supplied by a gas boiler. The house has double glazed windows. There is a 180.000 L water deposit. Water is collected from the roofs.
This extraordinary country villa is located just 10 minutes from Gaucin, and 15 minutes from the little village of El Colmenar with its train station. Approximately 40 minutes from the beach, 1 hour to Gibraltar Airport and 1.5 hours to Málaga International Airport.
The additional plot with staff or guest house is bordering this property. It is offered for an extra 300.000€. The house has a large, light and open living-kitchen, a storage room, a spacious master suite and a guest bedroom sharing a bathroom. Private outdoor seating. Below the staff/guest house is where you find an ample open stable/barn. It can be finished with boxes, a hay storage and a tack room. Purchasing both make this country property a perfect place to have a few horses and go riding during the weekend.