Luxury Country Villa, Gaucin
STUNNING CONTEMPORARY HOUSE MAGNIFICENT COUNTRY HOUSE WITH INCREDIBLE VIEWS - CONTEMPORARY DESIGN IN TOTAL HARMONY WITH BEAUTIFUL NATURAL SURROUNDINGS IN ONE OF THE MOST ENVIABLE LOCATIONS IN ANDALUCIA! 4 BEDROOMS 4 BATHROOMS 2 SWIMMING POOLS (Indoor/Outdoor) An imposing south facing property in an elevated position only a few minutes drive from the pretty ‘pueblo blanco’ of Gaucin. This exquisite country house maximises spectacular panoramic views across the picturesque River Genal valley to the Mediterranean, Gibraltar and the Rif mountains of Morocco. This chic, contemporary property of striking design has 5 hectares (12 acres) of land that wrap around the house providing privacy, peace and tranquillity. The house was constructed in 2011 to an exceptionally high standard including cavity walls, underfloor heating (geothermal), double glazing, air-conditioning, and state-of-the-art domotic control system. Superior interior finishes throughout including Travertine marble floors, hand-made tiles, light oak doors and ceiling beams. Ground floor: The spacious entrance hall leads to the main living room. This magnificent room (70m2) is an exceptional feature of the house with floor to ceiling windows of Pilkington ‘Smart’ glass, providing warmth in winter but remaining cool in summer. They also take full advantage of the awesome views as far as North Africa. This superb room, full of natural light, has high ceilings with light oak beams and an attractive gas-log fire. The exceptionally well fitted ‘Siemens’ ultra-modern light and airy kitchen, with a few steps leading down into the dining room, has fabulous views. This level leads to the beautiful ‘al fresco’ dining area. There is a comfortable TV room (or 5th bedroom) with 75” Samsung Smart TV, projector with 102” screen + 5 speakers; a fully climate-controlled Bodega, guest cloaks, boot room and laundry. Another unusual facility is an elevator (8 person) serving all levels of the property, making it ideal for the elderly or infirm. First floor: The substantial and elegant Master bedroom suite has superb views, a large dressing area and gas log fire. There are chic ‘his & her’ bathrooms where hand-made tiles blend with top quality marble floors, providing a super luxurious finish. The stylish baths, walk-in showers, basins, showers & fittings are all contemporary and ‘state of the art’. The luxurious light and airy West guest bedroom suite, with beamed ceiling, is very spacious and overlooks the swimming pool. The chic bathroom has attractive hand-made tiling, ‘his and her’ washbasins and a lavish Moroccan style bath, all with superb quality fittings. The generous first floor landing is currently used as an open-plan office. Lower floor: This light, airy and spacious floor comprises two sumptuous south-facing guest rooms (one currently used as a sitting room with a TV). Each of the guest rooms has a walk-in wardrobe and a luxurious large en-suite bathroom, and both lead out to a lovely secluded patio. This level also houses a large gymnasium, a fantastic indoor swimming pool with jets, plunge pool, Jacuzzi and separate walk-in sauna. Exterior: Spacious entrance courtyard with an attractive water feature. The shaded poolside dining terrace, with marble floor, seats 14 comfortably and is a perfect spot for ‘al fresco’ entertaining and leads to the swimming pool and gardens. Beautiful south-facing swimming pool (15m x 6m) with awesome views has steps leading down to a children’s play area, and is surrounded by decking. Extensive fully equipped covered bar alongside the pool with kitchenette and BBQ. The gardens comprise terraced lawn, relaxing areas, planted areas and a vegetable garden. The property is surrounded by mature trees such as oaks, carobs and olives and is fully fenced. There are plenty of grazing areas suitable for sheep, goats or alpacas (the property has a current licence for alpacas).