Traditional Cortijo for sale near Gaucin, Andalusia, Southern Spain. This grand country home was once a traditional Spanish farmhouse. The current owners rehabilitated this fabulous country property, recreating the original charm and taking the typical courtyard style as an example. The gallery and tower room are definitely details worth mentioning.
This exclusive estate is situated near the white-washed mountain village of Gaucin. A luxury country estate providing the homeowners with privacy and panoramic open views of the countryside, towards Jimena de la Frontera, the Alcornocales Natural Park, and Gibraltar.
Easy access from the main road, through a gravel road, leading to the entrance gate. A private driveway lined with oleanders and palm trees leads to the property. There is ample parking at the cortijo. Large antique doors open towards the enchanting courtyard with lemon trees and a fountain. Around this courtyard, mostly on one level, the living quarters are distributed.
Straight across from the main entrance, you walk through to the open-plan kitchen-living-dining area, with high beamed ceilings and an open fireplace. The kitchen is fully fitted, with bottle-green doors & windows creating a warm & welcoming ambiance. The living room opens up to a fantastic covered terrace, perfect for those summer evenings to enjoy the stunning views. Next to the living room you find the first bedroom with a separate bathroom.
Two master suites, each with fireplace, sitting area and a private bathroom are situated on each side of the tower. The mosaic floors in the bathrooms are a stunning feature here. Furthermore, the guest wing opens to a sitting area with a bathroom. Two bedrooms are on this floor as well, one with an en-suite bathroom. Going up the stairs, there are two more bedrooms, one with an en-suite bathroom. Separately accessed from the courtyard is the 8th bedroom with a bathroom. The fourth wing is mostly in use as a service area, where the machine room and laundry room are located. The laundry room has a service entrance from the back of the cortijo.
The tower room is a delightful hideaway during busy summer days. A stunning spiral staircase leads to a relaxing room with a fireplace, this is currently used as the library. The balcony here looks over the courtyard and surrounding countryside. This is truly a remarkable cortijo for sale in Andalusia.
As wonderfully designed as the farmhouse is, so are the gardens. Surrounded by full grown trees, extensive lawns, rose gardens and even a vineyard. You see that much attention has been given to make the outside just as pleasurable as the inside. Extensive terraces surround the house for outside dining and lounging. There is a beautiful pool area, with an infinity pool that has stunning mosaic tiling, very private. Pathways are made to explore the grounds. There is a variety of fruit trees and land for the sheep to raze. Yet the most remarkable feature are the full grown trees protecting the property.
This cortijo has water from the estate and collects water in a private lake. Connected to mains electricity. Central heating by radiators (diesel boiler) and fireplaces in the main rooms.
Gaucin is located at a 15 minute drive from the property. Jimena de la Frontera is also 15 minutes. 1.15 hour to Marbella. 1 hour to Gibraltar Airport. 45 minutes to La Reserva Sotogrande. 1 hour 45 minutes to Malaga Airport.