Situated on the foothills overlooking Marbella in the prestigious gated community of El Madroñal sits this truly stunning architectural master piece. Upon entering the imposing double gates onto the property you are immediately immersed in the beauty and tranquillity of this Andalusian cortijo styled mansion. Surrounding the property are carefully manicured gardens with mature cork trees and a wealth of aromatic Mediterranean plants and flowers, where you can relax and enjoy the total privacy and outstanding views of the lush, green mountains and the Mediterranean sea just beyond. You enter the house itself through two large oak antique doors into a spectacular entrance hall, with a double height beamed ceiling and one of the many hand crafted open fireplaces. You will see immediately the attention to detail that this elegant property offers, from the old terracotta flooring brought from a palace in northern Spain to the large high quality doors and double glazed windows that are fitted throughout the property. The entrance hall looks out onto a picturesque internal courtyard that the property has been designed around, and which allows light to flow through into all areas of the villa. Overlooking the gardens and swimming pool is the formal dining room and main living rooms which have as with the rest of the house been beautifully decorated and tastefully furnished in keeping with the graceful lines and features of the property. Directly off the dining room you find a bright, expansive and well thought out kitchen of the highest quality, and a breakfast area which in turn leads out onto one of the many spacious terraces from which you can enjoy your breakfast bathed in the morning sunshine and taking in those magical views. Furthermore on this main level there is a study / home cinema, a secondary kitchen ideal when catering for dinner parties, a large guest bedrooms with en-suite bathroom, as well as a separate annex with its own entrance, containing a living room, a bedroom with a en-suite bathroom. On the upper floor are three more bedrooms including the majestic master suite, containing a fireplace, both his and hers walk-in dressing rooms, a study and a huge master bathroom all with vaulted wooden ceilings. Separate to the main house is a self-contained guest apartment or staff quarters, a two car garage and covered parking for three more cars that could easily be closed if required. This breath taking property is located just under 15 minute’s drive from the hustle and bustle of the famous Puerto Banus and 45 minutes to both Malaga and Gibraltar airports.
29670 San Pedro Alcantara