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  • Canillas de Aceituno
  • Villa
  • 2 Floors
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Sleeps: 14
  • 526.00m² Build Size
  • 72,000.00m² Plot Size
  • Pool: Yes
  • Air conditioning: Yes
  • Terrace: Yes
  • 400.00m² Terrace
  • Parking: Yes
  • EPC Co²: 65.30
  • Energy Value: C
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    separate self-contained guest house with 1 bedroom andbathroom and a separateguest apartment with 1 bedroom and bathroom * set in approx. 72,000m2ofbeautiful unspoiled countryside featuring olive and almond trees and possibilities forits own wine production * large pool * large garage ideal for workshop /bodega etc *separate utility /laundry room * under floor heating * double glazing throughout *Built 568m2 * spacious living accommodation (approx450m2) * numerous terracesand patios * walled courtyards * large parking area * an abundance of areas to relaxand to appreciate stunning views of natural, rolling countryside * completetranquility.This imposing country residence, at the moment used as a successful Boutique B&B,is set in truly unspoiled, secluded countryside of the Sierra Tejeda and is about 7 kmfrom the white mountain village of Canillas de Aceituno which offers an excellentchoice of bars and restaurants as well as all other necessary amenities, including abank, an artisan bakery, supermarkets and a weekly market. The cortijo is easilyaccessible by an asphalt/partly unpaved road. The property is perfectly situated forvisiting the coast and the Andalusian cities of Málaga, Granada, Ronda and Seville orto go skiing in the Sierra Nevada.There are plenty of walking opportunities nearby, including many around the sierrasde tejeda almijara y alhama mountain range with La Maroma, the highest peak in theAxarquía region (2,079m). From the heart of the village starts the new walking route'El Saltillo' between Canillas de Aceituno and Sedella,where you cross one of thethree highest and longest suspension bridges in Spain.DESCRIPTION OUTSIDEFrom the courtyard to the north, we enter the property through large wooden doorsinto the impressive lounge and dining room (13.40 x 6.40m) where natural lightpours in on all sides. For the chilly winter evenings there is a large log burnerproviding warmth and ambience. From the lounge area a few steps lead down to ahallway where there is a WC and some storage cupboards and continues on to firstdoublebedroom with ensuite bathroom (4.50 x 3.70m) which is centrally positionedbetween the inner courtyard and east terrace.Further along the hallway, with patio doors to the central courtyard, brings us to themodern designer kitchen (3.90 x 3.60m) fitted with top quality units and appliancesand granite worktops. A door leads out onto the east terrace towards the pergola.
  2. On reaching the end of the hallway a door leads on to a covered south-facing terraceand to the right, behind a low wall, is a well-hidden terrace which houses the solarpanels that provides power for the whole property including the under-floor heatingwhich is installed throughout the house. An oil-fired boiler acts as a backup ifrequired.At the end of the hallway the second stairway accesses the upper floor and leadsonto the master bedroom suite. From here one has direct access to the upperterrace that commands wonderful southerly views of the surrounding vineyards,olive and almond groves and beautiful, rolling countryside.The stairway also heads down to the garage level where there is a laundry/utilityroom (2.80 x 1.50m) and a shower room (2 x 1.50m). This shower /utility room hasbeen located beside the garage /workshop so that the owners or workers do nothave to enter the main part of the house.Returning to the lounge, the elegant main staircase leads to the first level of theupper floor where on the left is a bathroom and walk-in shower (2.20 x 2.10m). Thenext door is to the spacious master bedroom suite. Entering a wardrobearea (2.60 x1.90m) it leads you on to the master bedroom (5 x 3.80m). From here there areincredible views of the surrounding countryside and on the Maroma, the highestmountain in the Axarquía. A passageway (1x5m) leads firstly to a walk-in dressingroom (1.80 x 1.90m) and the bathroom with walk-in shower (2 x 2.40m) and finally tothe door that connects to the upper south terrace and the second stairway down tothe lower floor.Returning to the main staircase, a few more steps up lead up to another longcorridor (6 x 1.20m) where you will find the following accommodations and facilities;* 1 x Twin bedroom (2.40 x 5.30m), bathroom across the hall* 1 x Twin bedroom a/o office (2.20 x 4m)* An airing cupboard (0.75 x 1m)* 1 x Double bedroom (4.40 x 3m) with wardrobe and ensuite shower (2.30 x 1.70m).* 1 x Double bedroom (3.50 x 4.50m) with wardrobe (1 x 2.5m) and corridor (1.80 x1m) that leads to a shower room (2.10 x 1.70m).The property throughout has been constructed with thick walls (a traditional practicein old properties) to give excellent insulation in both summer and winter months.DESCRIPTION OUTSIDEFrom the gated entrance one can view the stunning location of the property setamidst the vineyards, almond and olive groves.
  3. The drive to theproperty winds down to the imposing front elevation of the houseand into the large car park surrounded by beds of mature trees, shrubs and plants.From here one enters an impressive walled courtyard, a haven of tranquility,featuring an attractive flowerbed and fishpond. There are two covered terraces, onefor alfresco dining, the other a comfortable seating and bar area.There are also two entrances to a "secret garden" containing small pathways, raisedbeds of shrubs and flowers. This peaceful, private area is perfect for quiet reading,dining and contemplation.Leading down from the car park on the east side of the property and located outsideof the kitchen is a large terrace area with wooden pergola and a stone table andbenches, an ideal spot for sometapas and vino!A few more steps down there is access to the boiler room and the garage/workshop(approx. 50m2), which presently houses the owners wine production equipment andbodega but could have other optional uses such as a large workshop, art studioetcetc. There is access here to the downstairs utility and shower room. The other part ofthe garage has been transformed into a self-contained apartment of approx. 35m2with its own terrace.The central courtyard is accessed from the lounge area and boasts an impressiveAndalusian style patio, traditional Moorish tiles and various areas to relax andunwind, including an BBQ kitchen.To the west, from the inner courtyard, a tiled walkway heads north to a terrace withlovely views overlooking the pool areaor, heading south, further steps take you tothe entrance of the apartment and continues down towards the Casita, the guestcottage.The private and secluded swimming pool (10 x 5m) is surrounded by ample terracingincluding an attractive arched coveredterrace on the south side, with kitchen /utilityroom and is ideal for poolside dining or barbecues. The pool house containing thepool filtration system completes the facilities here.SELF CONTAINED COTTAGEThis traditional "Casita" or "casa de campo" has been restored preserving the oldcharacter of the exterior and features an original bread oven, tiled and cobbledterraces and the original grape drying beds are still at the front of the property.Inside the property has been upgraded for modern day living with a double bedroom(3.70 x 2.90m), a living room with open plan kitchen (6.60 x 3m) and a shower room(2.80 x 2.70m)
  4. Further down from the "casita" the owners have planted an orchard of fruit trees,there is an "allotment" for growing their own vegetables and climbing a little higherone approaches the vines that produce amongst others the cabernet sauvignonwine.WINE PRODUCTION550 vines are planted on the premises in two separate areas covering approx.1.200m2, ready for red wine production. Theowners have all equipment in place andif potential owners wishing to increase production would have the option ofexpanding into 20.000m2 of uncultivated land. The wine is not sold commercially.The main grape variety is Cabernet Sauvignon but Syrah and Tempranillo grapes arealso grown.ASKING PRICE€ 995,000Council Tax/IBI: € 1.470-annuallyExtra Features:Paperwork and‘DAFO’certificate in placeEPC certificate in placeApprox.25.000 litredepositotanksFrench windows leading on toinnercourtyard all have full length shuttersEmergency power circuit with generatorProperty constructed with thick walls for great insulation properties in Summer andWinter


Important Notice: These details have been produced in good faith and are believed to be accurate based upon the information supplied but they are not intended to form part of a contract. You are strongly advised to check the availability of the property before travelling any distance to view. Any intending purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars.

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