Country House with guest accommodation, Gaucin

Property Description

CHARMING VILLA & SEPARATE GUEST COTTAGE - BRIMMING WITH CHARM & CHARACTER, BREATHTAKING VIEWS AND A STUNNING POOL This delightful country villa, in a wonderful location close to Gaucin, was converted from an old Andalusian farmhouse and is brimming with authentic character and charm. From its elevated hillside position just below the village, it has awesome views across the protected River Genal valley to the Mediterranean, Straits of Gibraltar and Rif mountains of North Africa. Only 5 minutes drive from Gaucin, with its shops, restaurants and bars, the villa is very private and is located ½ km along a track from the main road to the Costa del Sol. The entrance gates open to reveal an eight acre hillside estate of olive, almond, eucalyptus and a variety of fruit trees in a peaceful and serene setting. Tastefully renovated over the years, the property provides all the comforts of modern living yet retains its rustic charm and traditional Andalusian style. It is well presented and attractively decorated throughout. Accommodation: The ground floor comprises a spacious living/dining room with an open fire, terracotta floor tiles, beamed ceiling, and French doors leading out to the terrace. The kitchen area is well-equipped and there is a laundry room and guest cloakroom. There is a good-sized twin bedroom, with en-suite shower room, and French doors leading out to the terrace with splendid views. Upstairs, the en-suite master bedroom has a private terrace with stunning views to the coast, and steps down to the garden. There is a double bedroom with superb views and an en-suite bathroom. Both bedrooms have air-conditioning. There is a separate fully self-contained cottage 150m from the farmhouse surrounded by plants and trees. It comprises a double bedroom, with en-suite shower room, and a large living/dining room with kitchen facilities. The glazed doors from the living room open onto a small sun terrace and into the garden. Exterior: There is an extensive terrace in front of the house surrounded by Mediterranean shrubs and trees and with steps leading down to the pool. A further ‘al fresco’ shady dining terrace extends around the side of the house, also with magnificent views. The gorgeous swimming pool, with breathtaking views, enjoys sunshine all day and is just below the farmhouse. It has a shaded area, seating and plenty of space for sunbathing on the surrounding terraces. The pretty gardens contain a profusion of plants and mature trees, including mimosa, almond, olive, eucalyptus and a variety of fruit trees. There is a lawned area too, which is used for croquet and badminton. The private driveway leads to a generous car parking area. Casa Mimosa has featured in several magazines, including Conde Nast Traveller, Sunday Times and The Independent and generates a substantial rental income. Features/Facilities: - Mains water and own well - Mains electricity - Central Heating - Air-conditioning in 3 bedrooms - Telephone/Broadband Internet - Terracotta floor tiles - Beamed ceilings in some rooms - Separate self-contained cottage - Swimming Pool (9m x 6m) - 6 Terraces - Car parking area - Gardens - Very private - Significant rental income

Facilities/Features:
  • Fully fenced
  • Private Garden
  • Furnished
  • Private Pool
  • Panoramic views

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Andalucia Country Houses , Estate Agents for properties in rural Andalucia, Spain

Welcome to Andalucia Country Houses, a family owned Estate Agency based in Benahavis , Costa del Sol, Andalucia, Spain. Since the late 1990’s we have been selling country properties and traditional village houses in some of the most beautiful areas of inland Andalusia, to clients from all over the world.

Whatever you are looking for, whether it be an luxury country villa, a traditional Cortijo or finca, a working farm, an equestrian property, small hotel or guesthouse, bed and breakfast , country home or character village house, then you have come to the right company !

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From Benahavis , we cover from the province of Cadiz including Jimena de la Frontera, San Pablo de Buceite and on to the Costa del Luz and also  other traditional towns in the area. We also have properties in  San Martin de Tesorillo and the Campo de Gibraltar. With our local colleagues  we cover Alora, Coin, Alhaurin El Grande,  Mond a Guaro and onto Pizarra ,  Further inland we have properties in Villanueva de la Concepcion, Antequera and Almogia and Iznajar.