Unique luxury residence typical of the world famous American architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. Constructed over 4 years 1960 -1964, in part from hand selected special materials originating from a 9th Century Mosque.
Located in the very exclusive "Rancho Domingo" estate, ten minutes west of Málaga airport.
The extremely spacious 589 m2 house set in an elevated 4,150 m2 site on the edge of the picturesque village of Benalmádena, provides a splendid stage for enjoying the dramatic views of the Costa del Sol. The Mediterranean Sea to North Africa presents a blue backcloth to the magnificent panorama.
An automatic gateway opens to a spectacular winding driveway of cleaved Ronda stone, flanked by flower gardens and bubbling stream.
The house and gardens were completely reformed and modernised with additions between 1992-1994 meticulously preserving the original special architectural characteristics. Only the finest materials were utilised in the reconstruction. Materials include marble from Greece, Portugal and Spain, Onyx from Pakistan, timbers of teak, burred walnut and oak. The finished result is a home of tremendous beauty and warmth.
An imposing hand crafted teak entrance door opens to the central living area, laid in Portuguese beige/ pink marble with teak inlay. A masonry fireplace adds majestic aura to this bright spacious area illuminated by the Lloyd Wright signature of clerestory windows, a bay window adds further natural brightness providing a portrait vista.
Four bedrooms including guest annexe, four en-suite bathrooms; two of which are set in hand selected Onyx, embrace the central living area consisting of drawing and dining rooms, a teak laid library and a magnificent fully equipped kitchen. A gym/office. Terraces with breathtaking views and a Zen style tranquil patio with a moving water wall, and shifting concealed LED lighting complete the living areas. A traditional arched wine cellar, for approx 800 bottles in a climate controlled environment.
French doors open onto a dining terrace with barbecue and full wet bar overlooking a croquet lawn. A flight of steps opens to a brilliant blue mosaic swimming pool, setting the panoramas foreground.
Established trees & lawns surround the villa, confirming the solidity and establishment of the estate. Rural gardens with a stream feeding a rockery waterfall, fruit trees, kitchen garden. A tropical hot house. A Thai style garden house set amongst bamboo and fruit trees, adorns the lower garden area. Jacuzzi spa, sauna, a full wet-bar entertainment area, and magnificent swimming pool complete the portrait of an exquisite garden relaxation and recreation area
Extensive accoutrements list includes:- Electronic gates with video intercom. Double garage with workbench area. Kitchen fully equipped with contemporary innovations in modern cooking equipment. Full walk in cold room. Fully equipped laundry room. Internal digital telephone exchange, each room served by telephone. Wi-fi throughout. Centralised entertainment system providing stereo CD, radio, terrestrial and satellite video/dvd television. Double and triple glazed windows and doors. Under-floor heating by gas-oil (diesel) re-circulating hot water throughout. Alarm system incorporating an infra-red perimeter barrier and night guard service. Solar heated pool, and domestic hot water. Proprietary well and community water supplies. 30,000 litre water storage tank. Water softener. Purification by reverse osmosis. Computer controlled irrigation system.
This wonderful property is unique in the fact that it has total privacy from its neighbours and yet is only 250 metres walk from the quaint and picturesque Benalmadena village.
This is intended for general information only. No warranty as to the accuracy of the statements is claimed. It does not form part of any offering document.
THE VENDOR HAS INFORMED US THAT:
Community Charges are: approx. 150Euro per month.
IBI (council tax) is: approx. 716Euro per month (inclusive of free water)
BASURA is: 110Euro per annum.
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