4 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom Villa in Gaucin - Freehold | €2,250,000
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Gaucin is a charming whitewashed mountain village, just half an hour's drive from the Costa del Sol. Gaucin is a spectacularly beautiful mountain village commanding sweeping views to Gibraltar and North Africa. The village is a gateway to the Serranía de Ronda where, depending on the time of year, you can enjoy an impressionist palette of colour: brilliant brush strokes of red poppies, yellow mimosa, purple wild orchids, tempered by the cool green of olive groves and occasional splash of pale pink almond blossom. Indeed, Gaucin is famous for its international artists' community.
Masses of space to relax in at the amazing, sprawling and very exclusive finca in Gaucin. Down a winding country track, past the gate keepers cottage into the 24 acre estate – up the hill and through the electric gates and there lies the finca: a grand retreat beneath the Ronda mountains, with views to the distant Med. Blissfully private, with lots of space, its sprawling, low-lying buildings rise up the hillside in gentle steps: you get a lot of house for your money.
Inside is designer smart in creams, taupes and golds, ceilings are lofty and beamed, floors gleam beneath fine rugs, sofas are vast and modern art dots walls and glass-topped tables. Bedrooms have a restrained luxury and a smart rustic style: cool tiles, wrought-iron sconces, shuttered windows Beyond the large outside dining terrace with fabulous glass pyramid ceiling, to the charming poolside bar with log burner, to the swimming pool wrapping itself around the delightful mirador and the incredible panoramic views, The property delivers the perfect space for relaxing or entertaining.
The Finca is 7 kilometres from the picturesque village of Gaucín and sits in 24 acres of land, fully fenced, south facing and surrounded by mature trees predominantly oaks, carobs and olives with fabulous views down to the coast – on a clear day you can see Morocco. Sandy beaches are less than 45 minutes away at Sabinillas and Golf Courses at Valderama, Sotogrande, San Roque, are all less than an hour away. For the more energetic riding, walking in the surrounding hills, sailing and wind surfing at Tarifa, (a 60 minute drive). Or you can take a day trip by hovercraft to Tangiers in Morocco. In the winter months skiing in the Sierra Nevada is two and a half hours drive away.
Gibraltar Airport is about 60 minutes drive and Malaga Airport about 80 minutes. Nearest shopping is Gaucín which has, 2 banks with cash dispensers, supermarket, post office, doctor, medical clinic, pharmacist and , of course, restaurants and tapas bars. Marbella with its shops, restaurants and night life is an hour away!