Country Estates for sale in Gaucin
This beautiful country property is set in a fabulous mountainside location just outside the mountain village of Gaucin some 30 minutes drive inland from the beaches and 1st class amenities of Spain’s Costa del Sol.
The property actually consists of 5 separate buildings: a 3-bedroom main house, plus a 1-bedroom guest cottage, a further 2-bedroom guest cottage and a swimming pool complex, making it ideal for those with large families who wish to use the property together but not be on top of each other or indeed, those with who maintain staff (maid/cook/gardener/security man etc).
All of the buildings on the estate enjoy quite frankly spectacular views of the surrounding mountains, countryside and beyond to the mediterranean coastline to the south.
The estate is accessed from the main coast-to-Gaucin road via a long private driveway that leads up to a parking area in front of the main house.
Designed by the British architect Colin McLundie to blend naturally with the surrounding terrain, the main house is actually built down the mountainside and is accessed on the upper floor which features a reception hall with an interior water fountain, a guest W.C. and 2 bedrooms with en suite bathrooms.
An expansive open-plan living/dining/kitchen area is located on a lower level and provides access out to a broad south-facing covered terrace, from which the views are magnificent.
The lower basement level of this building is home to a vast open living area, plus a bedroom and bathroom.
The first guest cottage is set a short walk from the main house and consists of an open-plan living/dining/kitchen with access out to a south-facing covered terrace with incredible views, plus a bedroom and a bathroom.
The second guest house, meanwhile, is much larger and comprises of an open-plan living room/dining room/kitchen, plus 2 bedrooms and bathrooms and a south-facing covered terrace.
Next door to this guest cottage is the swimming pool complex featuring a poolhouse containing a guest W.C, a shower room, a laundry room, an office space and a built-in BBQ area.
Outside, the garden is criss-crossed by delightful stone pathways leading to covered and shaded areas which are ideal for al fresco relaxing and dining. There is also a large orange grove which provides a constant supply of orange juice, plus many almond, chirimoya, granate, lemon, avocado, pear, and apple trees.
Although there are no stables on the property currently, it would be possible to build some as the extended land around the property is absolutely ideal for keeping horses.
There’s also a petanque court and close to the gate there’s a small football field. The property is blessed with enough space to built a tennis court.
The property has mains electricity and water supplies, plus a 75m deep water well.
The main house is blessed with gas-powered central heating with solar panels for water heating. There’s also a fire place in every building and A/C in the one bedroom house.