This outstanding country estate is located only 10km east of Ronda. Situated in an area of exceptional natural beauty, the cortijo is perfectly positioned on raised land making the most of the 360 degree views of the surrounding mountains.
A family home of grand proportions currently used as a small hotel (Casa Rural) and events venue with all the necessary permissions and registrations in place. This is a wonderful opportunity to purchase an existing business or large country estate for friends and family to enjoy.
The cortijo was built in 1997 with a second house added in 2007 that is adjoining via the Andalusian patio at the centre of the property.
Further land of 420,000m2 can be purchased under separate negotiation.
Accommodation includes a wonderful drawing room with vaulted ceiling and feature open fireplace. A bar that utilises an original church altar. An elegant dining room has a double aspect and leads to a winter sun room surrounded by glass that can be pulled back in the summer. This sun room opens to a lawned garden area with fountain and fully enclosed swimming pool.
Above the drawing room is a gallery currently used as a further sitting room.
Throughout this interesting property, the current owners have implemented decorative ideas brought back from their extensive travels abroad, these include unusual beamed ceilings, ornately carved pillars and antique brick flooring.
Divided into two independent houses with a full kitchen and larder/pantry in each and a total of 10 bedrooms each with fitted wardrobes, en suite bathrooms and wonderful countryside views, this home lends itself seamlessly to being run as a country house hotel or events locations. Already popular as a wedding and party venue, this business is ready to be expanded to fit the new owner's requirements.
The impressive master suite includes a sitting room, dressing room, bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, private terrace and ornate pillars and wooden beams.
Another bedroom is designed specifically for children with space for five single beds, a huge shower and child height wardrobes, this is an enchanting space for small children to enjoy.
There is also a staff house with kitchen, sitting room and two bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs.
The central courtyard is the hub of the property with an ornate fountain, antique stone flooring from Seville and surrounded by cool and shaded seating areas.
The formal gardens extend to 12,000 m2 and include water features, picturesque areas that are popular for weddings and extraordinary modern sculptures.
Surrounding the property is land totalling 135,000 m2 with beautiful trees and indigenous shrubs and plants. This property would also lend itself perfectly to equestrian pursuits, a current tractor and farm machinery storage area could easily be converted into stabling.
Below the house is a carport for up to 10 cars and ample space for additional parking.
The property is heated with the use of Eco pellets and a Fuzzy logic ecological heating system reduces heating bills by 40 to 50%.