Authentic Cortijo for sale in Ronda, Andalusia, Spain. In the old days this cortijo was working as a mill, most likely for grain and olives. You will still find remains of this activity on the finca. The old cortijo is beautifully restored by the current owner, approximately 20 years ago. This awe-inspiring country home offers majestic spaces, high ceilings, and spectacular views. At only a 10-minute drive from the gorgeous city of Ronda, it’s a fantastic opportunity for those wishing to live in the rolling hills of the countryside on the doorstep of an old Roman town. It’s a Cortijo with true authentic charm, however, it does need TLC, but with the most significant potential.
A large gate opens up to a private drive. A gravel road serpents its way up to the Cortijo. You cross the land withy century-old oak trees, mature olive trees and the horses are running free in the field. This truly is an idyllic country property for sale in Andalusia! There is a carport for 1 car, and plenty of parking space in front of the house. The majestic front door opens to the large living room, divided into two levels. There is a a lounge with pool table and piano and a few steps up is large living. The living has a cosy sitting area around the massive fire place and a summer living. Doors open to a protected patio with a beautiful fountain. The patio is ideal for outdoor lounging.
From the main living you can access a distribution hall that leads to two spacious bedrooms that share a bathroom. Stairs from the living lead down to a lower level of the cortijo, comprising another guest bedroom with an en-suite bathroom as well as a bodega. An amazing dining hall is at the bottom of the stairs, with an open historic stove. Directly connected to a large kitchen. The dining room opens to a South facing terrace with spectacular views over the forest surrounding the cortijo . The large master suite is also on this floor. A superb private space with sleeping and sitting area, gallery, bathroom and terrace. The large windows give you the feeling to sleep in nature itself.
On the main South facing terrace the old pebbled floor has been preserved, giving historic charm. There is a large dining table under the shade of an old olive tree and of course an open BBQ. From this terrace you have breathtaking views. You look out on what feels like a private forest with old oak trees and pines.
The gardens and living areas are lined with low walls, made from the old stones. Following these walled paths and steps through the beautiful countryside to come at a lovely pool area. The pool has ample sunbathing terraces and is protected by another beautiful wall of old stones.
The over 6 hectare finca is suitable to have some horses. There are no stables, yet the trees give enough shelter for the animals. There are several olive trees on the land as well. They are not well maintained at present but could provide sufficient olives to have your own olive oil. Historic elements such as a roman wall and a beautiful threshing floor (an ‘era’) can be found on the property. This property is a Ronda postcard!
The finca has water from its own well, is connected to mains electricity. There is central heating, the gas boiler has been renewed in 2020. This stunning country property is located at only a 10 minutes drive from Ronda, 1 hour 10 minutes from the international airport of Malaga, and 55 minutes from San Pedro beaches.