LUXURY HACIENDAS IN AN EXCLUSIVE WINE ESTATE. "Country Living, with private carefree vineyard".
In the mountainous area of Ronda, one hour from the Malaga airport and one hour from Marbella by road, is located the La Melonera, a 200 hectare estate with a fully functioning central winery that is producing wines of the highest quality, recognised by the renowned Peñín Guide in its latest edition with 90 points for Encina del Inglés , red and white, with 93 points for the red Payoya negra , and with 95 points for the red MHV. ( The exclusive wines collection MHV (Mankind Heritage Vines), is a unique and limited collection of wines made from indigenous varieties, some of them practically extinguished since phylloxera in the XIX century, that are being recovered by "La Melonera".) This central winery offers the owners of the 30 haciendas of La Melonera all the necessary work to ensure that each owner will have its own bottled wine every year and labeled with its own label; this wine is different, not only from the commercial wine produced by the winery, but also from the wines of the other owners of the haciendas of the estate, since each hacienda has its own vineyard with an extension of between half and one hectare and, as a result of the coupage made by the owner of the hacienda and our winemaker, his wine will be one of a kind because of its grape varieties, its flavour, its texture, its alcohol content, etc. It will be unique and tailored to each owner.
This hacienda winery, that takes its name for its special relationship with wine, has an area of 5.63 hectares with a vineyard of half a hectare, a house of 506 m2 on the ground floor and 457 m2 for winery in the basement, where also there is the garage, and it is sold fully
furnished. The hacienda has 4 bedrooms, all with sloping roof of two heights and en suite bathrooms; the master bedroom has a dressing room and sauna inside the bathroom. It also has a guest toilet and an elevator. The house has a home automation system to control the temperature and lights of the rooms, and the mosquito nets and blinds of the windows. The main floor has underfloor heating, and air system for cold / heat. The pool is 20 meters long and 4 meters wide and has an electric cover to protect it in winter time.
"La Melonera Haciendas" is located in the south of Spain, in the region of Andalucía, known as the "heart of Spain" because of its millenary culture, cities, gastronomy and unique traditions. The city of Ronda, where the project has been developed, is located on an astonishing 200 high cliff, surrounded by a millenary winemaking history and by a unique and unexploited landscape. A place to spend 365 days in an amazing cultural environment with numerous activities such as a private Formula 1 racetrack and only 45 minutes away from Marbella.
"La Melonera Haciendas" provides its owners not only with a top of the line team of wine experts but also with all the maintenance of the houses, its security, its gardening and top-notch hospitality services provides to each estate.
LA MELONERA OWNERS/GUESTS SERVICES: Shuttle from/to the airport/train station. Cleaning services. Cooking and show cooking. Other garden works upon request. Booking services for any kind of activity or services. Vegetable garden products delivery to the owner’s city of residence.
Each hacienda has its private vineyard with Hacienda wine production (MHV wines) of 500 bottles, only the yearly "top" grapes at each vineyard (15%-20%) go to MHV Hacienda wines. La Melonera, with its full hospitality services, provides its owner with an optional service to rent the properties in case they decided not to spend time there. It has signed exclusive agreements with top real estate luxury rental companies. La Melonera’s owners are automatically full members of the world’s most unique and exclusive car racing club, the "Ascari Race Resort” located just 6 km away.
RONDA AN AMAZING CITY FOR CULTURAL AND LEISURE ACTIVITIES: Malaga and Marbella stand as the most exclusive and luxury shopping centres in southern Europe. From Marbella to Algeciras there are more than 60 golf courses and is considered by Golf Magazine as the best all year round golf destination in the world with 320 days of sunshine. Marbella and its famous "Beach Clubs" and Cadiz with one of the longest and most natural beaches in Southern Europe provide tourists with the unique charm and natural beauty of Spain’s southern coast. Ronda has Europe’s second oldest riding school "La Maestranza de Caballería de Ronda" Established in 1573. Granada, Seville and Cordoba stand as three of the UNESCO World Heritage cities. For winter activities, the Sierra Nevada, which is a 150 km drive, is Spain’s highest ski resort and provides all winter activities from November until late April. One day visit to Africa (Morocco). Airports/train stations: Malaga is the fourth largest airport in Spain with more than 90 daily destinations. Malaga AVE train station (bullet train 300km./hour) is only 2h30 away from Madrid airport.