Stunning cortijo for sale in the Serranía de Ronda, near Gaucin, Málaga, Andalucía. In the midst of an ancient old oak forest, this is a dream estate of just under 26 hectares of land. Bounding the Guadiaro River and the Bovedilla stream, which guarantees an abundant water supply for irrigation. An enchanting farmhouse finished to a high quality level yet maintaining the traditional Andalusian style. An idyllic place to live. Ground floor and first floor together measure 470m2, basement measures 195.
The finca comprises a beautiful cortijo, which has been restored with love and exquisite taste, maintaining details of the original house. Rehabilitated with floors, doors and wooden beams reclaimed from convents and old houses, adapted to today’s needs. The house has been restored in a farmhouse style, with a central courtyard. At the entrance before the main courtyard there is ample covered parking for several vehicles. The Cortijo is entered through a large entrance hall,from here you can access a large and cosy living room with high ceilings, wooden beams, fireplace, pretty views and access to a large covered terraces and the pool. The living room is the center of the house and divides it into two wings.
In the left-wing, behind the living room, a cosy library/reading room also with high ceilings, wooden beams, fireplace and large windows overlooking the garden. Also, the master bedroom suite with high ceilings, wooden beams, a large dressing room, fireplace and an en-suite his and hers bathroom with bathtub and separate shower. This room has large windows overlooking the garden and access from the central courtyard.
On the right-wing, on the ground floor, a hallway gives access to a double bedroom with en suite bathroom, the kitchen, a guest toilet and the stairs to the first floor. Also on the ground level, an office, auxiliary kitchen and a boots room. This wing has an independent entrance from the inner courtyard and from the side of the villa. The stairs up to the first floor boast a beautiful painted wooden railing. On the first floor there are two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and a living room.
From the kitchen and the main living room, there are two magnificent covered terraces leading off to sunbathing terraces and the swimming pool. From here you have spectacular views of the mountains. From the covered terrace steps lead down to a basement where you will find a gym and a spa area with jacuzzi, sauna and bathroom.The basement also has a large storage area, the laundry room and machine room.
This finca has an abundance of water, which allows to maintain an extensive organic vegetable garden. The finca is also ideal to keep some horses. A paddock and horse shelter have been created. The area is very accesible to explore on horese back. There is a variety of trails in the direct proximity. In addition to this, one part of the finca is dedicated to a palm grove. Here there are approximately 6000 adult palm trees of different species and approximately 6500 pecan walnuts. The farm also has a chicken pen that allows you to enjoy fresh eggs daily!
On the historical estate, remains of the Roman civilization have been found. A detail that has been preserved is a Roman columbarium in perfect condition. Also remains of an old Roman road are preserved.
This cortijo is connected to the mains electricity, has well water, and satellite internet. It has central heating with radiators in all rooms, gas fired, and there are fireplaces. The house is sold fully furnished.
The characteristics of the Cortijo, together with the surroundings, make this farm a unique place to disconnect from the daily routine and enjoy the purest nature. Without forgetting its magnificent location, 3 minutes by car or 15 minutes walk from Cortes de la Frontera, 50 minutes from Ronda, 1 hour and 30 minutes to Marbella or Sotogrande, and just under 2 hours to the International Málaga Airport.