Villa in Los Flamingos, Benahavis
Situated in the privileged community of Los Flamingos, this beautiful home is located on an elevated plot overlooking the Golf Course of Los Flamingos whose green fairways unfurl beneath the fabulous and expansive south-east facing terrace where the large and inviting swimming pool is located. Giving breathtaking views from all aspects of this Los Flamingos villa, this property offers an abundance of outdoor space, with elevated balconies, covered terraces and a glass-curtained conservatory just some of the lovely features. Los Flamingos is the gated residential community that has been created around the area that is home to the Villa Padierna 5 Star Hotel. Surrounded by similarly impressive homes, this villa is a great opportunity for those looking to live in luxurious surroundings whilst still maintaining easy access to the splendid facilities and attractions of Marbella and the wider Costa del Sol. Set behind a high perimeter wall and with automatic entry gates, there is room for cars in the front driveway as well as in the secure garage underneath the home. The lower level has been cleverly designed to offer a large games room and chill out area, complete with it’s own kitchen and there is additionally a bedroom here which makes perfect accommodation for staff. On this same level there are further bedrooms, all with their own bathroom en suite and each having a large window maintaining light and ventilation. On the main level, the entrance hall is a feature which will always offer a fabulous spectacle to visitors and one of which the owners of this villa in Los Flamingos will never tire. The front door opens into the space which has a double height ceiling where the sweeping staircase is located. Hanging from the recessed ceiling above is one remarkable chandelier which hangs elegantly down to throw light on the staircase and embellish the hallway. Arches and windows have been used here to create a feeling of grandeur and classic beauty. With clever use of open walls, the ample and inviting living room area is found to the right, which leads to the aforementioned conservatory area, from where the views to Gibraltar and the coast of Africa are stunning. Straight ahead of the entrance hall is a dining room, part of the open-plan design which works well in this immaculate Los Flamingos villa, and which merges well into the kitchen to the left. This is a kitchen for the most discerning of buyers. Every appliance and detail is thought of, and the space with plenty of storage and abundant work surfaces is designed to give a convenient and yet inviting family room. The real heart of the house! To the upper level and of course the main master suite, which is, as you would expect, quite spectacular. Walk through the entrance and there is a dressing room which could be one from a high-fashion boutique! Into the main area and the open-pan design works excellently with the raised and isolated porcelain bathtub, situated so that the views across the low lands of the western Costa del Sol can be appreciated. The bed is located under a high and pitched ceiling featuring distressed wooden beams, and with large floor to ceiling patio doors which open onto a stunning marble terrace. Private and peaceful, this is the place from which to enjoy this stunning sunsets for which this area is famous.