A spacious, comfortable county house, partly central heated, standing on it's own private plot of 8000 sqm, providing 4 reception rooms, 7 en suite bedrooms, cinema room, multiple terraces, games area, bar, swimming pool, garage, outside gym, cave, storage room, and further out building.
The property has mains electricity and its own water supply, with an 18000 litre water deposit. Internet connection is provided via Internet directo.
The house is a 2 storey construction with the upper floor housing the reception rooms...
LOUNGE... Entry via double doors to a generously sized, and comfortable space with a spectacular 4 sided central fireplace. the room has triple aspect with double arched doors leading out to the top terrace. There are Italian, handmade 12 seater combination leather sofas and a massage chair. Also equipped with 2 ceiling fans, wall lighting and blackout curtains.
TV ROOM... Raised , carpeted floor area, providing a snug area at end of lounge. Double stepped entry through a beautiful brick arch, with reclaimed railings either side of brick steps. Fitted seating, with hand crafted wooden TV unit, with 8 drawers. Large arch window, looking onto gravelled and planted side garden, and orange grove. Also fitted with blackout curtains, and equipped with aircon.
BREAKFAST ROOM...Dual aspect dining area with a feature arch window, and fully opening glass curtains. There is a traditional beamed ceiling, and a snug area, with a leather sofa. There is granite topped table (matching the kitchen worktops) providing seating for 8, and has direct access to the kitchen.
KITCHEN... A unique, beautifully hand crafted kitchen, with traditional brick built units, with wooden doors, plus wooden wall units and shelving. the worktops are granite, with the unique door handles crafted from the same granite. There is a large center island, housing a granite sink. the island unit comfortably accommodates seating for 4. A large "falcon" range cooker is housed in an inglenook feature. The kitchen is also equipped with a large wine rack, dishwasher and an american style fridge freezer. There is also a log burner for heating.
UTILITY ROOM...Equipped with 2 washing machines. "one is a top loader, american style", the second, a traditional front loader. Also, a tiled worktop and a shelved storage area. There is a large safe, built into the wall.
LARDER...Extensively shelved with the addition of a large, shelved larder cupboard. There are tiles worktops with under worktop freezer, and a large butler style sink. There is a unique indoor BBQ. There is access to the roof, via a loft ladder.
HALLWAY...feature large, arch window, beautiful brick arch, and reclaimed railings on stairwell, leading to lower floor. There are two rustic chandelier type lights.
TOILET...Fitted with a unique sink unit, and half tiles walls in natural stone.
BEDROOM 1...A very comfortable, double bedroom with an en suite, equipped with double sink (with hand crafted lower unit). Large walk in shower. Toilet. In the bedroom is a log burner, in addition to a radiator, ceiling fan and well lights. there is also an adjoining dressing room, providing extensive hanging space, and shelving, and radiators.
BEDROOM 2...A comfortable, double bedroom, with en suite. Built in wardrobes, which are hidden with a hand crafted sliding shelf unit. Fan.
BEDROOM 3...Same as bedroom 2.
BEDROOM 4...The largest of the double bedrooms, with en suite, with walk in shower. Also equipped with built in wardrobe and ceiling fan. Radiator.
BEDROOM 5, 6 and 7...these comfortable, double bedrooms all have en suite comfort with walk in showers. Also equipped with walk in wardrobes and ceiling fans. Radiator.
CINEMA/MEDIA ROOM...A spectacular facility with original cinema seating for 16. the floor is tiered by rows to allow every seat to view the full sized screen. The ceiling is material draped to create the perfect acoustic environment. A ceiling mounted projector, and full 7.1 surround system provide the cinema experience from DVD and Blue Ray inputs. there is concealed lighting, huge shelving unit, housing in the region of 700 DVD/blue ray discs. There is a log burner to provide cosy, comfortable viewing in the winter. The walls are strewn with hand painted, movie legends etc.
GENERAL...All walk in showers are fully tiled, and have an innovative concealed drainage system. Almost the whole house has matching floor tiles, cleverly laid to minimise any thresholds between rooms.
From the drive, you can pass through a beautiful flowered arch, down steps with planting either side, to access the pool area and cocktail terrace. Here there is a built in, tiled seating area, a raised flower bed, and entrance to the pool slide.
POOL AREA...the unique pool is a large, natural, free formed shape with a beach area. the pool is painted for a natural look, and is edged with natural stone. It has an infinity edge, and a super slide feature. The pool side terrace has 3 double brick built sun beds, and a cosy cave, perfect for keeping cool in the summer.
TOP TERRACE...the top terrace, accessible by either the lounge, or an external staircase. There is a large covered seating area. In this area, the walls are clad in traditional tudor style beams. there is a tongue and grooved, beamed ceiling and felted roof. Four leather sofas provide comfortable seating for 10. Also equipped with a refrigerator and BBQ. Also on this terrace, is a purpose made, octagonal metal table, which has a decoratively tiled top. Padded seating for 16. It is covered with a stunning, large metal pergola with a ceiling which has been hand painted with flowers. Fly netting encloses this area if required for insect free eating.
LOWER TERRACE...A small lower terrace has a sunken jacuzzi, which is covered with a sliding astro turfed, weight bearing room. Further steps lead down to a larger lower terrace.
GAMES AREA...This is a large gravelled area, conveniently sheltered by the terrace above, providing a decorative ceiling. There is a pool table, bar football, table tennis, and a small bar. There is access to a large storage room.
OUT BUILDINGS...There is a large workshop, and a further two outbuildings, one of which has been set up as a gym, the other has been equipped with a table and chairs, similar to a summer house.
ADDITIONAL POTENTIAL...The properties location is in an area of natural beauty, and its features, facilities and accommodation would lend itself to a residential retreat business venture of any of the following:- Yoga, Boutique B&B, meditation, painting, photography, hiking, bird/wildlife watching, cycling, naturist etc.
There is horse riding/quad biking tours also available close by.
The property is currently used as a luxurious, spacious family home.
The property is being sold fully furnished and equipped.
This truly unique property has to be viewed to understand it's true value and potential.
The property stands on its own parcela with a driveway connecting directly to the main road between the 2 adjoining villages, which is also a scheduled bus route. The house is completely private, and not overlooked by any other properties, and has amazing views south, towards Malaga and the Mediterranean sea, and views of the La Prieta mountains to the north. The private fenced driveway is lined with easily maintained cacti, succulents and grape vines, and the upper garden area is laid to wild flowers. The property is surrounded by easily maintained gardens, and orange groves. There are stunning 180 degree uninterrupted views of fields, trees and mountains as far as the eye can see. Five towns are visible from the main terrace, making the night view equally spectacular with the twinkling lights in the distance. Watch the sun rise, or indeed, the moon rise. In addition, the house has a flat roofed area, which has the potential to make a fabulous additional terrace to give incredible 360 degree views.
Location is between 2 beautiful rural villages, of Casarabonela and Alozaina, with a journey time of 40 mins to Malaga airport. It is situated in the stunning natural park of Sierra De Las Nieves. It is with an hours drive of Ronda, Caminito del Rey, the captivating Ardales lakes, beaches of Costa Del Sol, several 18 hole golf courses, the beautiful city of Marbella and the luxurious port of Puerto Banus. There are numerous trails for trekking and mountain biking across the whole area. The local villages both provide traditional bars and restaurants, shops and banks, and each have a weekly market. There is a 24/7 medical emergency centre, complete with helipad in Alozaina, which is a 5 minute drive from the property.