Cortijo near Gaucín, Málaga, Andalusia. This country property has panoramic views towards the Mediterranean coastline, Gibraltar, Africa and the white-washed village of Gaucín. The Cortijo has ample terraces, surrounding the property, all with breathtaking views. This country home is ideal for those looking for country living yet want to be close to the amenities of a village.
The property has a short access from the main road, and the track is completely asphalted. It is surrounded by well-kept, full-grown gardens. There is an abundance of flowers and trees as cork oaks, holm oaks, carob trees, almond trees, palm trees, cypresses, fig trees, olive trees, vines, orange trees and lemon trees. At the entrance of the finca is a carport for four cars, with the possibility to extend. From there you walk to the large south facing terrace with panoramic views. Double, wooden doors open to the original house, that dates back to probably the 50’s or 60’s. It has an open-plan living, with cosy dining area, sitting area with built-in fireplace, kitchen and bathroom. A corridor leads to the bedrooms. There is a large master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and two guest bedrooms. Next to the Cortijo is a large store room and a woodshed. There is a large semi-covered terrace on the front, ideal to spend summer evenings wining and dining. Steps down lead to the large pool area, with ample sunbathing semi-covered terraces and stunning views towards the whitewashed mountain village of Gaucin with its castle. Next to the pool is a covered bar area and a storeroom.
Below the Cortijo, taking advantage of the slope of the land and making the most of the unbelievable views, the owner has constructed a separate building that dates from the 80’s. It has an ample open living area with open kitchen and dining. This room has large windows to enjoy the view and a lovely open fireplace. There is one bedroom and one bathroom in this building as well. Steps down lead to another ample terrace to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the countryside. Behind the Cortijo is a large flat area of land which was once used as a horse riding arena, which could be used for many other activities.
The property is connected to mains electricity and water, and there are two large water deposits. Heating is provided by the fireplaces and electric radiators. The property is sold unfurnished. The property needs to be updated to today’s standards. However, this is a unique opportunity to purchase an authentic Cortijo, with stunning views, on walking distance (15 minutes) of a lovely Andalusian village.
Located at 5 minutes from Gaucín, 30 minutes from the beach and 1.5 hours from Málaga Airport.