Large Cortijo, Country Estate, Hacienda for sale in Arcos de la Frontera, inland Andalusia. A beautiful authentic property, farm with 400 ha. of land. Ideal to plant and create a new vineyard.
This historical house is dating back to 1754. It has probably been a Convent and very likely it produced wine at that time. In the last 100 years, it was an olive mill and lately, it has been used as a small farm and a rural hotel. The property has many authentic details, charming traditional decorations and is situated in a beautiful and very private location. The tranquillity and beauty of the landscape are one of the best we have seen. There are no passing roads through the Estate, only private country roads, no windmills and no electricity pylons. The property has its own water supply by 2 old wells, it is bordering an arroyo, a small river has mains electricity and telephone. Furthermore, it has its own tarmac access road. The Estate consists of a main Cortijo, (farmhouse), 3 out-houses and a chapel. Attached to the Cortijo you’ll find separate apartments, a staff house, a garage and storage.
The Cortijo has ample parking. The main house is entered through a hall with office, leading to the large courtyard, covered with vines, measuring about 20× 13 meters and has lovely arched covered terraces. The ground floor consists of an office, a large meeting room with library and fireplace, bedrooms, all en-suite, private living room with fireplace, dining room with sitting room and fireplace, kitchen. Outside a 12×8 meter pool, sun terraces, play gardens, outdoor bar, helicopter landing area. First floor: bedrooms, all en-suite, sitting area, tower room, large reception room with billiard and fireplace. The estate counts with its own Chapel, attached a one bedroom casita, plus 2 outdoor houses, 1× 4 bedrooms, 1× 2 bedrooms. Attached to the Cortijo two 1 bedroom apartment and a staff house. The outhouses were once used as accommodation for the olive mill workers.
The property is ideal to extend with more olive trees or to re-create an excellent vineyard. The current ecological olive production is around 50.000 kilos. The area of Arcos and Jerez is renowned for its excellent wines and Sherry’s. In our opinion, the new owner could use this farm to create a bodega or use it as a horse breeding farm. The gentle climate of the Sierra in Cádiz, with average temperatures around 20ºC, is ideal for activities as hiking, outdoor photography, horseback riding, mountain biking, swimming, hunting, golf and many more. For hunting, there are many partridges, rabbits etc. Within the hour you are on one of the most beautiful beaches in Spain, near Cadiz or Conil.