A luxurious country home offering so much set in Gaucin.
Massively reduced, this was originally marketed at 2,250,000
This property represents the absolute best in luxury country living. With five bedrooms, five bathrooms, indoor spa, indoor and outdoor entertaining areas, staff/guest cottage and incredible views this really is a country estate that has it all.
The finca is set within an estate of 96,000m2 (24 acres) of undulating land, completely private and secluded yet only 7km from the picturesque village of Gaucin. The backdrop is one of rolling hills and the views are far reaching to the Mediterranean sea and North Africa.
The finca is approached via a winding country track and through electric gates. The first impression is one of laid back grandeur and elegance, an impressive archway leads you to the main entrance and parking area.
Antique double doors lead to the impressive double height entrance hall with steps up to the elegant drawing room. A most impressive and welcoming room, full of light thanks to the duel aspect and doors opening onto the dining terrace. There is a large open fireplace with ornate mantelpiece and beautiful beamed ceiling.
A short flight of steps lead to the raised dining area overlooking the drawing room and into the large country kitchen with all modern appliances including an American style fridge with filtered water and ice dispenser and a La Canche range with gas hob and one electric oven and one gas oven. There is also a useful larder and storage area. Doors lead to a laundry room, ironing room, office, two wine stores and a boot room.
From the dining area doors lead to the cosy television room/snug, a wonderfully relaxing room with windows overlooking the terrace.
The three guest suites are bright and airy with high ceilings and elegantly decorated. Each suite has an en suite shower room or bathroom and each has either a terrace or balcony with excellent views.
The master bedroom suite has a double height, cathedral style ceiling and an open log fire in the centre of the room. The en suite bathroom has three windows, an open shower, double sinks and Jacuzzi bath. All bathrooms throughout the house are tiled in handmade "Vega" tiles.
Steps lead from the master bedroom to the double aspect dressing room with fitted wardrobes and french doors leading to the front of the house.
A guest cloakroom is also tiled in beautiful, original "Vega" tiles.
From the main hall, stairs lead down to the Spa. A most impressive area with a 13m x 3m heated pool with electrically operated retractable cover, a Jacuzzi, sauna and open shower. The pool is surrounded by areas to sit and relax and has the added benefit of a sound system.
The Guest cottage is located across the courtyard and is fitted to the same exacting standards as the main house. The cottage is self contained, open plan and has a sitting area, kitchen, double bedroom with en suite bathroom with a Morroccan style bath with shower, his and her basins toilet and bidet. Also a television, wifi, log burner, breakfast bar, double sinks, fridge/freezer, micro wave, oven, gas hob, washer/dryer and a lot of charm!
It is just right for grown up children, friends staying a few days, grandma and grand dad or staff.
The cottage also has a private enclosed patio.
The external entertaining areas include a large dining area with glass domed ceiling. A large poolside bar has a log burning fire for cooler evenings, a BBQ area and kitchen. There is also a wet room/changing area.
The outdoor pool is L-shaped and has a cascade waterfall flowing into it. From the south facing pool the views are truly panoramic and above it is the "Mirador" a wonderful covered area for relaxing whilst enjoying a drink and the spectacular views.
The entire estate is fully fenced and trees include olive, oak and various fruits. The areas closest to the finca are mostly laid to lawn with mature shrubs and a herb garden with an unusual circular gate that was inspired by an exhibit at the Chelsea Flower Show which was called a "Moongate".
There is a large dog run with kennels and fenced exercise area. The land around the finca would lend itself perfectly to equestrian pursuits, with excellent hacking in the vicinity.
The original finca of 325 m2 was built in 1998, it was extended and reformed to this exceptionally high standard during 2002 and 2003 and now has a total build size of 1,205 m2 including terraces and the self contained cottage of 112 m2 and the garage of 60 m2.
In summary, this wonderful country estate represents the very best in luxury country living. It is a magnificent and grand property that still manages to retain a feeling of relaxation and comfort.
- Minutes from Beach
- Minutes from Beach
- Minutes from Shops
- Country view
- Garden view
- Mountain view
- Panoramic view
- Sea View
- Air Conditioning
- Excellent condition