Villa for sale in La Zagaleta, Benahavis

This classically-styled 6-bedroom villa is located in La Zagaleta, which is one of the most private and exclusive residential estates in the Europe.

Just 10 minutes drive into the hills behind Puerto Banús and with stunning views over a great swathe of the Mediterrean coast, La Zagaleta is one of the most secure, private communities money can buy and is home to only a privileged few.

Facilities in the almost 900 hectare estate that are exclusively available to residents include 2 private 18-hole golf courses, tennis and padel courts, an equestrian centre, an exclusive clubhouse and restaurant, bars, chill out lounges, meeting rooms and a private night club.

There’s even a helipad and – as the estate is effectively a vast private nature reserve, an abundance of flora and fauna – cork oaks, conifers, olive trees, madroñas, dogwoods and rockrose brushes, deer, goat, wild boar and pheasant.

Designed by the current owner, the ground floor of this villa comprises a grand entrance hall with vaulted ceiling, a large reception room with a double-sided fireplace, plus a formal dining room, an expansive terrace with additional sitting and dining areas and French oak custom made study.

There’s also a guest cloakroom, a generously proportioned kitchen with a centre work island and a breakfast area, plus a separate pantry and utility/laundry room.

Additionally, 2 en suite guest bedrooms with built-in wardrobes are located on the ground floor as are separate staff quarters, which are located next to the kitchen and have a separate entrance.

A wonderful galleried staircase winds up to the 1st floor which is home to the master bedroom suite replete with its own dressing room, a large bathroom and a very spacious terrace with breathtaking views over the surorunding mountains, valleys and one of the estate’s golf course.

The basement level meanwhile comprises a full bar area with billiards, a cinema room, a bodega, a gym, a sauna and steam room as well as 2 additional en suite guest bedrooms with direct access out to the garden.

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Front line golf
  • Fully fitted kitchen
  • Utility room
  • Fireplace
  • Jacuzzi
  • Guest room
  • Gym
  • Security entrance
  • Dining room
  • Barbeque
  • Mountainside
  • Security service 24h
  • Guest toilet
  • Private terrace
  • Kitchen equipped
  • Living room
  • Country view
  • Mountain view
  • Golf view
  • Heated pool
  • Underfloor heating (throughout)
  • Covered terrace
  • Gated community
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden view
  • Pool view
  • Panoramic view
  • Tennis / paddle court
  • Cinema room
  • Partly furnished