Malaga, SPAIN. Ref: ACHRON19
Magnificent mansion hidden away in the hills 12klm north of Ronda . This villa is totally unique . Although built less than 20 years ago, this Villa oozes historic charm , the feel is very much of Italian renaissance architecture . Rooms of immense charm and equally immense proportions – offering over 700m2 of habitable space.
This is real grandeur combined with exquisite understated good taste. It is impossible not to be captivated by the elegance and old world vibe of this fabulous Estate .
Located in a totally private valley surrounded by the richly forested hillsides of its own 70 acre countryside estate. It's a glorious and utterly peaceful setting befitting of such a majestic, palatial property.
Enter into this secret world through enormous wooden gates into a richly planted scene andaluz courtyard, The villa extends around this courtyard on three side behind impressively arched colonnades
A very wide, beautifully furnished hallway runs the entire length of the central wing of the house, the principal living rooms leading off behind.
At the far end of the hallway, the kitchen leads off, the first room in one of the side wings of the house. It's huge, like all the rooms here, and impressively equipped with top quality appliances, stainless steel cupboards and marble work surfaces.
It has everything - American style fridge / freezer with an ice dispenser for drinks, an enormous five-ring hob, double ovens, a microwave - even an open fire to cook on too - dishwasher, espresso coffee machine et al. A professional chef's dream kitchen, there's lots of creative space and plenty of room for a big breakfast table.
There is direct access to the front courtyard and also access to the gardens and barbecue area to the side of the house. Behind is a laundry room with its huge, commercial-purpose washing machine and dryer.
The room beyond the kitchen in this side wing of the house has been converted into a play area for children with a TV, sofa and a table for eating, drawing or whatever.
Off this area i is also a 6th bedroom (twin bedded with en-suite bathroom and a small service kitchen) Ideal for staff quarter.
Returning to the main wing, on the opposite side of the hallway from the kitchen is the hugely elegant, almost regal, dining room with an immaculate, 19th Century English mahogany dining table and chairs at its centre.
On three sides of the room, french windows open to the gardens
The main living room comes next, one of the biggest rooms imaginable! And equally impressive !
Further along, beyond a guest cloakroom, the hallway extends around to form an impressive library corner with hundreds of bound volumes lining the walls from floor to ceiling.
At the far end of the hallway is the very classy and beautifully furnished master bedroom suite with its own sitting area, king-sized bed and wonderful views from French windows which run along two sides of the room.
The other four bedrooms are in the third wing of the house, one accessed from the library, the other three from the front courtyard. All are individually styled and furnished but all share the same immaculate quality (and size) as the other rooms in the house.
They all have spacious, attractive en-suite bathrooms, two of them with walk-in shower rooms, two with bath tubs and showers.
They all look out through French windows to the extensive formal gardens and terraces on this side of the villa.
The pool, of course, is big (16m x 6m) and beautiful with intricate mosaic tiling. There's a wrap-around sun terrace and a lovely pergola / chill-out area.
Outside: covered dining terrace with BBQ, lush gardens with large fish pond. pool. There is a large cellar that can be made into a gym, sauna, indoor pool area.
Under cultivation is a vineyard – 9.500m2 with three types of wine: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syreh. Production of ca. 7000 bottles a year
And olive groves providing the Estate with delicious olive oil
Central Heating – oil fired
Own water supply