Country House with guest accommodation, Gaucin
EQUESTRIAN, SUPERB VIEWS, POOL A FINCA WITH TWO RUSTIC COUNTRY HOUSES & 7 ACRES AN IDYLLIC LOCATION WITH STUNNING VIEWS AND A SWIMMING POOL - IDEAL FOR EQUESTRIAN USE - 5 COVERED STABLES This finca property is situated in a beautiful rural setting within the exclusive private estate of ‘La Hoya’, only 20 mins drive from Gaucin, 15 mins from Jimena de La Frontera, 30 mins from the world famous golf courses & polo club at Sotogrande, and 50 mins from Gibraltar airport. The private & peaceful location of this property is exceptional and offers a paradise for nature lovers, with a small ‘lake’ directly accessible from the finca. This area provides a haven for wildlife, such as deer, fox, mongoose, wild pigs, kingfishers & heron etc. Both houses are south-facing with stunning panoramic views across the countryside to distant ‘white villages’ and as far as the Mediterranean coastline & Gibraltar. They were constructed in 2003 to a good standard, traditional in style with Andalusian rustic charm & character. The property has a good rental history and offers an opportunity to live in one house and rent the other to produce an income. Main house: The ground floor comprises a very large open plan living room with a wood-burning stove and a dining area. There is a separate spacious kitchen with granite worktop, walk-in pantry, and access to a large covered terrace that runs along the front of the house. From here there are magnificent south-facing views and is a lovely spot for al-fresco dining. The upper floor comprises two double bedrooms, a single bedroom and a bathroom. The main bedroom overlooks the ‘lake’ and has fantastic views to the Mediterranean & Gibraltar. Guest house: Adjoining the house there is a large covered terrace with wonderful south-facing views. Below the terrace there is a small studio apartment with sitting area, kitchenette and shower room. The ground floor consists of an open-plan living room with wood-burning stove, a kitchen area, and a shower room. The upper floor mezzanine level comprises a double bedroom with great views. There is also a large open area with wood flooring which could be used as another bedroom, study or TV room. Exterior: There is a swimming pool (7m x 4m). The finca comprises 7 acres of quite flat fertile land with areas suitable for grazing horses etc. and there are 5 covered stables. There are several pathways throughout the woodland and some open areas that offer lovely picnic spots. There is a variety of indigenous trees, plants and shrubs, such as olive, carob, oak etc. The ‘lake’ provides the main source of water for the estate, which is available year-round, and has a pumping system that supplies natural water (non-potable) to each of the properties at La Hoya. Features/facilities: - Mains electricity - Community water (non-potable) - Internet available - Wood-burning stoves - Night storage heaters (electric) in some rooms - Terracotta floors - Wood-beamed ceilings - Swimming pool (7m x 4m) - 5 Stables (covered) - Suitable for equestrian use - Car parking area - Good rental potential NOTE: Following a long-term rental period of several years, both houses and swimming pool are in need of some cosmetic renovation. These renovations are currently being undertaken by the owner. The cost of ongoing works not completed will be reflected in the final sale price agreed with the buyer.