This fabulously spacious and luxurious property, totalling 1,700 sq metres, is situated in Guadalmina Baja, one of the most prestigious residential areas of Coastal Andalucia, and it sits in over 4,000 sq metres of landscaped gardens, with a very large swimming pool and private tennis court. The property is ideal for anyone looking for tranquillity and privacy, within close proximity of local amenities: the beach is one of the best in Marbella.
The historic cities of Ronda, Malaga, Sevilla and Jerez are all within reach. The location is also a golfer’s paradise, with the 45-hole Guadalmina Golf Course only a few minutes away; and there are now more than 60 golf courses, to suit all levels, between Malaga and Sotogrande on the Costa del Sol – most set in beautiful surroundings with views of the sea and mountains. The famous beauty spas in the area can also provide some wonderfully self-indulgent pampering.
The villa’s immaculate mature garden includes a 17-metre-long horizon swimming pool; for a small supplement, it can be heated to tempt you in at any time of the year. The pool house has a range of children’s toys, plus a shower and WC. There is also a fully equipped barbecue area. The sunken tennis court has seating for spectators, and a charming gazebo includes a drinks fridge.
Built in “cortijo” style around an Andalucian courtyard, The villa has state-of-the-art fixtures and is stylishly decorated, with most rooms opening onto patios or terraces. There is a very spacious open-plan drawing room (with a large log fireplace for winter evenings) and a formal dining room, looking out over the swimming pool and lawn garden beyond. Another smaller, cosier sitting room is equipped with a large flat-screen TV, DVD player and DVD library. The very well equipped Christian’s kitchen (with breakfast area and television corner with sofa), plus a smaller dining room, both lead out onto terraces, ideal for sunny breakfasts or summer entertaining. All six en-suite bedrooms are of a very generous size, with the master bedroom suite boasting his and hers bathrooms and separate dressing rooms, along with its own private sitting room and 20-sq-metre sun terrace. There is also a large study/home office (with computer and printer) and a spacious basement room fully equipped as a gym and home cinema. Air-conditioning and central heating (under-floor), plus logs for open fires, are included in the rental.
The house is equipped with Wi-Fi internet access. This is a gated property and it has four car-parking spaces under cover.
Central courtyard and main hallway with mini-grand piano. Open plan, formal dining room and sunken-level drawing room, opening onto a covered terrace facing the swimming pool and garden. Smaller sitting/TV room. Smaller dining room, opening onto a summer dining terrace. Fully equipped butler’s pantry and kitchen (2 fridges, 2 ovens, 6-hob gas cooker, dishwasher, washing machine, dryer, juicer, blender, toaster and kettle), with breakfast area and sofa/TV corner, opening onto a breakfast terrace. Laundry/utility room and WC. Double bedroom suite with bathroom and separate shower, opening onto a private terrace. Large study fitted with a computer and printer.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
Very spacious games/gym room equipped with various workout machines and a home cinema area (wall-mounted plasma TV and large sofas). Shower and WC.
Landing and corridor around the courtyard, giving access to the various rooms. Master bedroom suite (king-size) with sitting room, two bathrooms (one with shower, separate WC and dressing room; the other with bath, separate WC and dressing room), plus a private terrace. Three double bedroom suites, each with terraces and bath/shower room – two of these rooms also have a dressing area. Very large twin bedroom suite (suitable for teenagers) with dressing area, terrace and bathroom with separate shower.
Beach and golf 5 minutes’ walk
Puerto Banus 10 minutes’ drive
Marbella centre 15 minutes’ drive
Malaga airport 45 minutes’ drive