Villa in Puerto del Almendro, Benahavis
Stunning Andalusian Cortijo just 10 minutes’ drive to Puerto Banús and the beach. Designed around courtyards with various fountains, cobbled stoned paths and century old doors, this property enjoys views to the Mediterranean Sea, the African Coast, Gibraltar, and the mountain and the adjacent golf courses. Built around the protected heritage of Los Arqueros Towers, a beautiful protected ruin, the main house is situated around a central courtyard with orange trees and 2 gorgeous fountains. It can also be accessed by the traditional ‘zaguan’ through another courtyard with a beautiful century old olive tree, sweeping views of the landscape and sounds of another fountain. Upon entering the zaguan we find on the right a separate guestroom with en-suite Hamman-style bathroom and deep bath and to the left the main entrance with hall, built-in cloakrooms, guest bathroom, staircase and under stairs wine cellar. Ground level: TV room; living room with fireplace and cathedral ceiling; impressive modern but country-style gas kitchen and 2 separate dining rooms; study/office; laundry room with built-in storage for linen and separate closed patio. Upstairs: master en-suite bedroom with dressing area; 2 further bedrooms sharing a bathroom. Through the garden a separate guest en-suite bedroom overlooks the vegetable garden with apple and fig trees and on the other side, the 15-meter heated pool. We also find a pool house, a pool guest bathroom, outdoor shower & BBQ area as well as a big tool room where a cistern is housed for separate fresh and drinking water. Furthermore there is a staff house consisting of patio, living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. The land is qualified ZR2 in the 19860 PGOU (General Building Plan) with a minimum building plot of 1.000m2, 35% building volume, 25% on footprint, and 2 floors plus basement and terraces, therefore the investment potential is unlimited!