A spacious Andalusian Country villa near the village of Gaucin, Andalucia, Southern Spain. Located in the hills, with spectacular views over the valley towards the Serranía de Ronda and the Alcornocales Natural Park. An absolutely delightful and privileged location, in the midst of nature yet only 10 minutes away from the lovely white village of Gaucin. The villa is designed to feature Andalusian and Moorish details
The arched doorways, the tiling details on the floors, the double-height ceilings and antique woodwork give you the feeling of walking into a hall of the great Alhambra Palace. The Location for this stunning Andalusian country property is carefully chosen: it sits on a private plateau, South facing, overlooking distant mountains and rolling hills with cork oaks, hol 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. A well maintained drive leads up to the top of the estate where this majestic country property sits. Impressive antique wooden doors in a Moorish archway open to a large entry hall which again gives access to the main living area. The open plan design and high ceilings give this property a light and spacious feel. French window doors open up directly to the terrace, so indoors and outdoors blend to make the most of the Andalusian outdoor lifestyle. The magnificent living room is subdivided only by pillars to mark different living areas. The lounge has a large fireplace, the dining area is next to the kitchen and also opens to the terrace for outside dining.
Furthermore there is a corner for a desk/library or music. 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 woodburning stove fitted.
On the ground floor are 5 bedrooms with bathrooms en-suite. The views from each room are breathtaking. The three large bedrooms are fitted with ample built-in wardrobes. The bathrooms continue the Moorish Andalusian design, seen in the tiling, the archways and the use of authentic materials. The 3 main bathrooms have underfloor heating. Each of the three large bedrooms has a wood-burning stove. Two additional loft bedrooms or studies are accessed with spiral stairs from the living room.
The house is surrounded by a beautiful rustic landscaped garden with palm trees and cypresses and an abundance of terraces to enjoy outdoor living. Wide steps, as well as a ramp, lead down to the pool area. The exceptionally large pool of 20×5 m can be covered by its greenhouse type roof and heated, which allows swimming in summer and winter. During the summer the roof is fully retractable. The pool is surrounded by sunbathing terraces and also offers a shaded area by means of a small covered terrace. There is a pool house, with a shower, which could also be used as a gym.
A large area of pastureland is visible from the house and is ideal for horses, with miles of riding trails nearby. This fantastic country property in Gaucin is connected to mains water and electricity and 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
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. A must see for country lovers who want to be private yet not isolated, and live in a very comfortable home.