An Exceptional Country Estate, hacienda, on a very private setting, in the mountains of Casares, Inland Andalusia but only 15 minutes from the beach and Golf courses. Sheltered by the mountains the villa occupies an enviable position with open and spectacular views into the Andalusian countryside and spectacular rock formations. Designed in an elegant Andalusian style the charming hacienda has many classic and old integrated details, set in a beautifully landscaped garden with a large pool area. The villa is set in the middle of its own private estate of over 200 acres of olives, pines and cork oak trees.
The property has 4 residential buildings, the main house divided in a new part and an old olive mill with guest wing called Casita used as a guest house. Plus 2 cottages separate from the main house.
The Main House is overlooking the black infinity pool with dramatic views of the estate’s mountain-where eagles and kestrels nest, is built with high ceilings, under-floor heating and Wi-Fi. It has an impressive entrance hall and a huge drawing room with limestone floors, separate dining room and spacious kitchen. There are six double bedrooms, three on the first floor, all with en-suite marble bathrooms, including the master bedroom with huge terrace, three other bedrooms are alongside the black infinity pool, these are spacious with en-suite marble bathrooms and dressing rooms. Throughout the property, there are wide terraces for outdoor dining.
The Old Olive Mill with many of its original features, including beamed ceilings, terracotta floors, and hand-painted furniture, comprises a hall, drawing room, two vast double bedrooms with ensuite marble bathrooms and a large open plan dining/ living room/kitchen. The Casita, which is located alongside the enclosed blue swimming pool, has two double bedrooms, one of which is a twin, with ensuite marble bathrooms and its own kitchen.
The Cottages: the Estate also has two cottages which, whilst on the estate, are a kilometre from the main house. They are accessed by a private road which is steep in parts and thus requires confident drivers. They are totally private and secluded from each other. They are perfect as staff accommodation. The Molino has two double bedrooms, one with a shower room, the other with a family bathroom. Kitchen/ dining room, sitting room. There are outside dining terrace and private pool. The Bodega has two double bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms. Open plan sitting room/dining room /kitchen. Outside is the part covered terrace for dining and private swimming pool.
Local Amenities: as well as the stunning local countryside and wild-life are the national parks of the Sierra Bermeja and Sierra Crestillina, The property is a short drive away from several world-class golf courses- including Finca Cortesin, with its hotel spa ( ten minutes) and Valderrama, (30 minutes), and of course all of the restaurants and facilities of the Costa Del Sol. It is also five minutes drive from several excellent local restaurants.
Location: the property is 4 km from the ancient white village of Casares,10 km from the beach, a 20-minute drive to Estepona, 30 minutes to Sotogrande, 35 minutes to Marbella, 45 minutes to Gibraltar (airport) and 1 hour to Malaga airport.