A beautiful 5 bedroom Cortijo styled villa near Marbella, Costa del Sol. Beautifully located, on the outskirts of el Madroñal, looking out over the green mountains and the sea. The cortijo is designed by the famous architect George Mathers, to fit into one of the most breathtaking parts of El Madronal. The cortijo is an imposing, classical Andalucian villa, offering exceptional accommodation and complete seclusion. At the foot of this magnificent villa lies the fabulous swimming pool. From here there are dramatic views of the surrounding hills and mountains and as the light moves across this landscape, one could never tire of the magnificent scenery.
The cortijo is completely reformed and updated to top quality standards, respecting the Andalusian feel. The accomodation is accessed through a lovely courtyard. The kitchen is well equipped to cater for the family, or for parties and events you can imagine take place here. The dining room and upstairs salon occupy the heart of the villa. They open up to lovely terraces to wine and dine whilst overlooking the beautiful countryside. Between the two rooms a wrought iron spiral staircase winds down to the grand salon, which has a spectacular vaulted ceiling reaching the full height of the building. Comfortable sofas invite to relax around the magnificent fire place. Of course this is semi connected to a large terrace as well. The spacious master suite, on the lower ground floor, has large windows, opening up to a terrace, looking out over the green hills that surround the house. It has an en suite bathroom as well as a spacious dressing area. The second bedroom, on the same floor, also boast beautiful views through large windows. On the floor above, at entrance level, there is a lovely twin bedroom with en suite bathroom. Two more suites are accessed via the outside terraces. One of them is equipped with a kitchenette and could be an ideal staff room.
This magnificent Cortijo styled villa is equipped with a large game room and bar, opening up to a South facing terrace. Furthermore it has a stunning spa area, with Sauna. This is located at pool level. The beautiful swimming pool (11m x 5m) lies at the foot of the property. Here there are plenty of sun loungers on which to relax and while away the day watching the ever-changing landscape as the sun moves silently overhead.
The tower room, accessed directly from the courtyard, is currently in use as an office. It has a pre installation to fit a small shower room and toilet in case a new owner would need an extra bedroom. Below the tower is storage, a laundry room and the garage.
The grounds are beautifully landscaped and retain their natural charm, providing lovely summer dining areas, glorious sunbathing spots and perfect shady sanctuaries in which to absorb and enjoy this wonderful environment, as well as a lawned area at the entrance, for the children to play. The architectural scale of this property is immense. Many archways and columns in the rooms and hallways have been beautifully integrated to create a lovely atmosphere. A special asset to this property is a fully sound proofed and acoustically treated music studio.
The villa has central heating, top quality double glazed windows, is connected to mains water and electricity and has an internet connection. Located at 10 minutes from the coast, 15 minutes from Marbella, 40 minutes to Málaga airport.