Malaga, SPAIN. Ref: ACHG7
FOR SALE IN GAUCIN , ANDALUCIA SPECTACULAR HISTORIC PROPERTY IN THE HEART OF THE VILLAGE
FORMERLY PART OF A MONASTERY , STUNNING RENOVATION WITH PANORAMIC VIEWS
BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED & BRIMMING WITH CHARACTER - HEATED INDOOR INFINITY POOL, GARAGE, TERRACES, SUBSTANTIAL RENTAL INCOME
An imposing large property of great historical interest in Gaucín with amazing panoramic views from each level across the River Genal valley to the Mediterranean, Gibraltar and North Africa. Built in the 18th century by the Discalced Carmelites, it originally formed part of a monastery, but was remodelled and converted to a magnificent private home in 2000 by its current owners.
The property comprises three floors, each independently accessed with potential for use as a commercial enterprise such as a boutique hotel/restaurant, guest house (subject to licence). In total there are three kitchens, six bathrooms, five bedrooms, a heated/covered pool and a three-car garage with a gym area. The terraces/garden areas total 229m2.
The self-contained light & airy upper floor with magnificent views, is open-plan and beautifully presented. It comprises a living room, kitchen, dining area, two bedrooms, two dressing closets, two bathrooms, and a covered south-facing terrace – perfect for al-fresco dining.
The living room has a wood burning stove, wood beamed ceilings and sliding glass doors that open onto a covered terrace with wonderful views of the village, mountains and across the river valley to the Mediterranean, Gibraltar and North Africa. This self-contained apartment produces a substantial income from holiday rentals.
The spacious ground floor accommodation is brimming with Moorish character and has many unique features. Accommodation on this level comprises a living room, dining room, kitchen, library, study, two bedrooms with walk-in closets, and two bathrooms.
The impressive antique entrance doors open into a spacious hallway and stairs providing access to each level of the house. A striking feature are the beautiful Moorish arches leading into the library and living room. The living room has huge French doors with amazing views of the castle, mountains and distant Mediterranean coastline.
The kitchen and study have great south-facing views and there is access to the street and stairs to pool from here. The kitchen floor is made of glass, allowing light to flow into the laundry room below.
The master bedroom has panoramic views, a walk-in closet and a large en-suite bathroom with underfloor heating, freestanding bathtub and large walk-in shower. The guest bedroom has a walk-in closet, and a shower room with under-floor heating.
The lower ground floor, with its original stone walls and beamed ceilings, has a separate entrance and magnificent south-facing views. The Moorish ambience is colourful and welcoming and the accommodation comprises a bar, TV snug, kitchen, living room with large French doors, bed niche, bathroom, dining room, conservatory, laundry room, stairs to the garage and indoor pool. The adjacent patio terrace, with its colourful pot plants, runs the full width of the house.
The lower floor has a staircase leading down to the magnificent indoor infinity swimming pool with sliding glazed doors across two sides. There is a changing room with shower/WC. Adjacent to the pool there is a large sunbathing terrace with wonderful views to the Mediterranean, Gibraltar and Morocco. The lower floor terrace has a pretty pergola and tiled seating, a welcome shady spot in summer!
The magnificent indoor infinity swimming pool is 17m X 3m with an adjacent sun terrace of 63 m2. The pool equipment room is beneath the pool in a cellar.
Facilities & features:
- Mains water & drainage
- Mains electricity
- WiFi internet
- Central heating (gas)
- Air conditioning (all bedrooms)
- Wood burning stoves
- Antique doors
- Beamed ceilings
- 3 independent levels
- Indoor heated infinity swimming p