Quietly nestled in the Andalusian hills near the village of Gaucin, this beautiful contemporary villa offers fabulous views across the surrounding countryside. Perched spectacularly 600 metres above sea level, the historic village of Gaucin is a tangle of medieval streets, white-washed houses and flower-filled patios. Set against the backdrop of the Serranía de Ronda the views from the village, it provides visitors with everything they may need, from shops and services to good restaurants and classic tabernas. The beautiful Castillo del Aguila (Eagle’s Castle) dates back to Roman times, and is a venue for occasional flamenco and... classical music concerts, as is the nearby convent. The surrounding area is a paradise for nature lovers, with an abundance of good trails suitable for both walking and cycling. The property is situated just an hour’s drive from the coast, but it should be noted that a 4x4 vehicle would be suitable (although not essential) for tackling the mountain roads. The villa itself is modern, spacious and stylish, and provides guests with all modern comforts and luxuries in a traditional Andalusian setting. The focal point of the house is the beautiful open-plan living and dining room – an impressive space that cleverly brings the outdoors inside via enormous floor-to-ceiling glass windows that make the separation between the interior and exterior of the property minimal. The brand new and fully-equipped kitchen is exceptionally large, with a breakfast bar in the middle and windows at both ends of the space. Each of the five bedrooms is in keeping with the rest of the house. Decorated in a cool, clean palette, and with an emphasis on space and light, they are stylish yet comfortable, many of them giving those great views out to the hills. The master bedroom is particularly impressive, with its own private terrace, dressing room, and beautiful double bathroom with window-side bathtub. There is a separate sitting room on the first floor, perfect as a children’s play room or for watching movies. The basement is home to the heated indoor swimming pool and games room, and gives access to the outdoor terrace and garden. With over 7000 square metres of private space, the exterior of the property is just as impressive as the interior. With sun-loungers, a dining table and a chill-out area, the main terrace is the ideal place to spend lazy days, whilst another smaller terrace on the first floor provides a more intimate setting. Surrounded by wild orchids, olive groves and almond blossoms and with a spectacular location on the edge of one of Malaga’s prettiest villages, this gorgeous villa is a great option for those looking for a bit of luxury in the Andalusian hills.
Grounds: 28000m2 House 950m2. Private drive way leads to the entrance: Large entrance hall leads to the living room, two steps down equipped with a 5 seater sofa with a wooden coffee table in the center and fireplace. Additional seating available. The living room has views of the valley and sea at a distance and glass doors lead out to the outer terrace, equipped with table and chairs for 8 people and a separate seating area. The dining area is separate and contains table and chairs to seat 10 people and has direct access to the kitchen. The fully equipped kitchen has a center island with a ceramic hob and table space with stools, electric oven, microwave, fridge and freezer. The kitchen can also be accessed from the exterior or from the hall. On the ground level we have two en suite double bedrooms (1.80m x 2.00m) each with a shower room and fitted cupboards. One of them has access to the front terrace with a private small sitting area. From the hall, you can access the guest toilet and stairs that lead to the top level. The master bedroom is situated on this level. 40m2 with a double bed (1.80m x 2.00m), walk through closet and bathroom with separate shower and bathtub. On this level we have the TV room with play station and two further bedrooms: one double (1.80m x 2.00m) and one children’s room with bunk beds (0.80m x 1.90m). Please note that these bedrooms have no bathroom and have to share with rooms that do. Basement: the basement contains the indoor swimming pool (10m x 4.00m), table and chairs to seat 8, ping pong table and darts. This area has large glass paned doors that open to the exterior bottom terrace equipped with sun beds and shades. There is a WC and shower on this level. Grounds: 7000m2 of land with a lawn at the front of the house.
Additional amenities include: concierge, music sound-system, barbecue., heated private swimming pool, gas heating (“gas natural”), sony playstation.
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