Spectacular Hunting Estate for sale of 811 Hectares, in the Sotogrande area, near Jimena de la Frontera, Cadiz province, Andalucia. Jimena is bordering the Alcornocales Nature Reserve with endless beauty and famous about the largest cork production in Europe. The property has 811Ha registered and the reality is likely 845Ha. The area of Sotogrande with its vibrant Beach, Golf and Polo community, is about 25 minutes drive. There are a very few truly great Hunting Estates available in the coastal areas of the Costa del Sol. Hunting Estates like this are intrinsically valuable, with unique geographic features and established wildlife resources. Estates that are private and encompassing, yet still easily accessed and navigated, even among the challenging and awe-inspiring mountain landscapes of the region. This Hunting Estate is part of the Alcornocales Nature Reserve with a vast wild life, and special eco system because of the approximate of the Mediterranean and Atlantic Ocean. Migrating birds to Africa in the seasons are offering spectaculair moments in the sky. The Mountains are covered with forests and the limestone rocks form one of the most interesting karstic reliefs of Andalusia, full of caverns and caves.
The Estate is home to a stunning diversity of birds and plants, ranging from Andalucian vultures, eagles, pigeons, quail, partridges. There is an abundance of game and non-game wildlife including hare, rabbits, fox, deer, wild boar, fallow deer, roe deer, and mountain goat.
The Estate also features at the moment 5 old properties, waiting to be reformed, a license for a large Hacienda of 1048m2 to live in, and a 20 bedroom Hotel of 1400 m2 for extra business potential and 4 cottages for staff and extra accommodation. There are full plans available on application. Regarding the architecture; There is flexibility for the external appearance of all buildings including the hotel although given the rustic location, particularly of the 4 houses and the Cortijo located in the park, a traditional sort of style is what the authorities will be looking for. The top part of the estate (830 meters altitude) has the most exiting views to the mountains and all the way down to the Mediterranean Sea, Gibraltar (30 Km) and the Atlas Mountains of Africa, (60+ Km). Excellent ambiance for horse riding on the estate, a real gentleman’s Estate close to the beach, and Sotogrande, Marbella on 1 hour, Malaga airport 1.5Hrs, Gibraltar airport 45 minutes, as well as the international airports of Jerez and Seville.
At the moment the Estate has been improved with a main road to the top of the mountain. There is a plan of cleaning the forest, every year approximately 20Ha. There is a license for small game and big game hunting; 1 driven hunt and stalking in the period from October to February. There is an income out of cork production. An average of 14.000 quintiles every 8-9 years. At a price of 70 Euros the income will be 980.000 Euros every 8-9 years. An excellent income to cover all running costs.
Rarely, if ever possible, can one purchase a mountain Estate in the Sotogrande area that offers tranquility, privacy, in ever true Nature, combined with pleasant hunting, and to be completed with a large hacienda and a 20 bedroom Boutique Country Hotel at your building terms.