Stunning farm, possible to live off the grid in Casares, Costa del Sol, Andalusia. 35 Hectares of land, a villa designed by the architect "Keatinge-Clay/Le Corbusier", large garage, an old reformed farmhouse with 2 separate living units, Stable block with 4 boxes and several barns. There is a large paddock, pastureland and an orange and avocado grove.
This large Country Estate is located in southern Spain on just under 20 km inland from the Costa del Sol in Andalucia, about 45 minutes drive from Gibraltar and about 1-hour drive from Malaga. A beautiful country property with a farm located near the white villages Casares and Gaucin, bordering the river Genal. The finca has a beautiful orchard with orange, tangerine, lemon and avocados. From the river valley, the farm extends about 3 km up the hill and covers a total of 35 hectares (86 Acres) of cultivated as well as uncultivated land. Ideal for horses. The property has a stable with 4 boxes and a tack room plus a wooden fenced paddock/grazing land of about 40.000m².
The main residence of approximately 580m² is designed by the English architect Paffard Keatinge-Clay, who was taught in the studio of the famous Swiss architect Le Corbusier at 7 rue de Sèvres in Paris. This spectacular architecture is found in famous buildings around the world. On the top floor, there is a large living and dining room, with separate office corner. Large fully fitted kitchen. Living rooms open up to ample South West facing terrace with panoramic views over the country estate and the valley. Three ample bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on this level. The terrace also gives access to the Swimming pool of 14 meters long and 3.5 meters wide. The house is fitted with underfloor heating, fireplace, Internet TV, Wi-Fi and landline telephone connection.
On the lower level is an independent Studio Apartment with approx. 100 m² of living space: large living/dining room, open kitchen, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, and a lovely West, South-West facing terrace. Also fitted with underfloor heating, Satellite TV and Wi-Fi. Furthermore on this floor a laundry room with tumbler and washing machine. a Storage room, a ‘bodega’/cellar, and the machine room. The central heating is on oil with a 3000-litre tank. The house is connected to the mains electricity and has solar panels and batteries fitted. There are 2 diesel-powered emergency generators. Next to the main residence is a large garage (62m2) for 3 cars and 2 more covered parking spaces.
The old farmhouse (app. 373m2 according to the cadastre) is converted into 2 separate living units. On the ground floor is housing the caretaker’s house with living room, kitchen, bathroom and 2 bedrooms. Covered terrace and private garden. On the first floor are the reformed guest house with a large rustic dining and kitchen with fireplace, separate living room, 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Outside seating and separate roof terrace. The old alberca is turned into a pool. There are two rooms in the basement for storage.
Stable with 4 boxes for horses and a tack room of in total 60m2 approx and around 40.000 m² fenced pasture land. Furthermore a variety of sheds and barns (199m2): A covered area for agricultural equipment. Carport for 4 vehicles. 3 separate buildings for machinery and agricultural use. All equipment necessary to run the farm is included amongst which 1 pickup VW Amarok, 2015, 1 small tractor and 1 harrow tractor.
The irrigated orchard is located in the valley of the finca near the river Genal. It includes around 400 fruit trees such as oranges, mandarins, avocados, pomegranates, pears, clementines, walnut, lemons, grapefruit, figs, carob fruits, almonds, olives
This magnificent country estate is easily accessed through a dirt track. The entrance of the finca is at app. 2 km from the main road. From the gate, the track runs about 1.3 km down over private land, to both residences and the farm.
The farm has its own water through wells of the river Genal. The water is distributed over the Estate through 3 water deposits. The highest deposit has a capacity of 30.000 litres. The central deposit just above the main house has a capacity of 90,000 litres. The deposit near the guest house has a capacity of 30.000 litres. The deposits are filled up from the well through a pump system.
A unique opportunity to own a farm, on which you could live 100% off the grid. You have your own water supply, the solar installation needs to be upgraded, yet that is no problem these days. You have plenty of irrigated land to grow your own food and there is sufficient land to keep animals. To find this so close to the Costa del Sol is rare. Contact us for more information.