Asking Price €1,499,000
This is a rare opportunity to purchase one of Alhaurin El Grande, Andalucía’s most exclusive properties – a prestigious, sophisticated country property. This grand villa has been developed over many years by the current owners. Lovingly restored with many original features as well as the introduction of lighting and artwork from around the world. The landscaped gardens are simply spectacular! Unsurpassed in this area. Wonder through varied themes and beauty, sit, and relax and you will feel you are truly in a world of your own.
PROPERTY OVERVIEW: This is a one-of-a-kind stunning property offers the most beautiful gardens and a house full of history and artwork. It is a 'must see' if you are looking for something truly unique!
This property most certainly would lend itself as a wedding or photography venue all year round or as a family home to be enjoyed.
The area features stunning uninterrupted views, wide open space, a taste of the “real Spain” natural countryside with easy access to the Costa Del Sol coastline.
PROPERTY DISCRIPTION: The main entrance to the property offers a glimpse of its quality with majestic gates and flower beds welcoming you into the grounds. The 100-metre-long driveway passes at the side of the finca and arrives at a generous parking area for up to 10 cars. To approach the house, you walk through the first of the formal garden areas, which is populated with various types of mature palms and trees with manicured lawns to either side of the pathway until you arrive at a wrought iron floral archway; this is the gateway to the second garden area which boasts a stunning water feature and covered terrace area with kitchen. There are numerous places to sit on the surrounding terrace and enjoy the sound of the water with views to the mountains. In the next garden there is a beautiful sculpture based on the famous Michelangelo’s Pietà statue in the Vatican. The sculpture overlooks a part of the garden where you can relax and enjoy the peaceful surroundings before you enter to the heart of the gardens.
The pool and gardens can only be described as a work of art and design. The pool measures a generous 15x7m and sits at the centre of a gallery of statues and sculptures imported from all around the world to give the impression of being in Rome. Next you will enter another feature garden with a fountain and decorated with statues from Egypt. At the end of your journey, you can sit and relax in the Japanese garden with the impressive statue of Buddha guarded by the Imperial Guardian Lions (or Fu Dogs) and beautifully manicured trees and shrubs. The gardens are all immaculately designed, and each individual section offers an experience which must be seen to be believed.
The property has been the location of many hosted events in the past, catering for a number of guests (up to 100), the large 100m² workshop has been used as both storeroom and kitchen.
The house itself has been reformed and updated to offer spacious accommodation.
You enter the property via imposing double doors into the generous reception area. Through to the main sitting room, which boasts an impressive fireplace from France, marble floors and access to the gardens via patio doors. From here you enter a spacious dining area with seating for up to 10 people and then on to a second living area with fireplace and patio doors to one of the terraces.
The stunning fully fitted kitchen, with modern appliances and matching worksurface/ splashback, and benefits from a dining-sitting area with access to one of the gardens.
On the ground floor there is a third living room with pellet burner and a shower room. This would make a lovely en-suite bedroom as it has access to a private terrace via patio doors.
To the right of the entrance hall is the formal dining room which would accommodate up to 12 people comfortably.
The marble staircase gives access to an enormous main bedroom with dressing room and en-suite bathroom with 2 balconies. There are a further 2 bedrooms, each with fitted wardrobes and access to an enormous wrap-around terrace from where you can enjoy the stunning views to the mountains and valley.
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LOCATION: Alhaurín el Grande is a fabulous location for anyone wanting to enjoy outdoor country living. Alhaurín el Grande is a village town situated on the northern slope of Sierra de Mijas, in the Guadalhorce Valley. The surrounding landscape is rural with various fruit trees, olive groves and gardens.
The village has a strong sense of community, holding weekly outdoor markets and regular fiestas. Alhaurín el Grande also has high standard private and public medical centres. Being only a 30-minute drive from the busy coast, the nearest international airport is Malaga, only 24km away (30 minutes’ drive), the cosmopolitan and bustling Marbella is within 40 minutes of the village.
For the golf lovers there are multiple courses close by, including the beautiful Alhaurin Golf, designed by Severiano Ballesteros Sota. Likewise, if you are a horse lover, there are many welcoming, well run, and professional horse yards within easy access.
Alhaurín el Grande is a great potential choice if you are considering relocating to Spain, or moving inland from the Costa del Sol. The rich history, dating back as early as Phoenician times, also makes it an extremely interesting place to live.
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