Country Estate, Ronda
Country Estate with a unique design for sale near Ronda . Inspired by their love of Africa and Andalucia , the owners’ of this very special piece of paradise incorporated the a little of each continent into the construction of this wonderful place ! Elevated wood terraces surround two sides of the house , overlooking the vast vista of the rolling hills of Andalucia and remind one of being in an African safari Lodge . But there is nothing gimmicky about this house . Clean lines, wood floors , which have been painted in soft creams , some contemporary features , vaulted ceilings all blend together to create a airy , spacious feel throughout the entire property . The open central patio with bedrooms built around it is a nod to Andalucian architecture , this patio however is lawned , with mature shade trees and a majestic view out the countryside beyond. An ideal place to dine in the shade on a hot summer day . Sitting in over 94,000m2 land , the house is totally secluded and private , however not isolated , the bustling little town of Arriate is a short 5 minute drive from the property . The Estate is accessed via tarmac road through a long private tree lined driveway , it has a wealth of impressive oak trees , olive trees , an organic vegetable garden and several acres of mature landscaped garden , complete with water features , which surround the house and swimming pool . The central living space is all open plan with an impressive vaulted ceiling , a fireplace and a wood burner create a warm and welcoming atmosphere in winter months . The house has gas central heating throughout and is double glazed . The 5 largest bedrooms , all with ensuite bathroom, including the master bedroom suite are all accessed from the central courtyard , linked by a covered walkway . One the lower floor there are three more bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms. The house has a multipurpose rooms on this level. One is currently set up as a massage /treatment room and the other as a yoga studio/gym. It would make an ideal home cinema . This is a house designed to for entertaining and outdoor living . Ever bedroom has its’ own private terrace . The main living area terrace runs the entire length of the house and is used as an extension for summer living . In the garden is a large swimming pool complete with a fully equipped pool bar/kitchen . Set some distance from the main house is a comfortable guest/staff cottage . Which consists of one bedroom, bathroom, sitting room , office & kitchen , wood burners provide heat . The cottage his a good sized garden and is fully fenced . This property is regularly rented out as a holiday home and venue for weddings , it has great potential to be used as an upmarket boutique hotel . Well water . Mains electricity and internet .