Villa in La Reserva de Alcuzcuz, Benahavis

Magnificent off-plan mansion in a privileged location walking distance to La Heredia, in Benahavís, a picturesque Andalusian-pueblo residential area offering all kinds of amenities, from quality restaurants to gourmet wine shops.

Situated in a peaceful cul-de-sac in a safe gated complex, the most special feature of the villa is the sustainability concept that lays behind it. It has been designed under the German “passive house” regulations and standards, guaranteeing more than 75 % saving on energy costs compared to a standard build home, while also providing consistently fresh air throughout the house and structural longevity. This villa masterfully combines sustainability with sheer, unadulterated luxury. All rooms in the villa take advantage of the views down the valley towards the sea, especially the five principal living areas which directly face the coast.

The home is distributed on three levels, and comprises, on the ground floor: perfectly symmetrical living room with 6-metre high floor-to-ceiling windows which are fully automated and triple glazed; magnificent terrace with sunbathing area, fire pit with sofas and a terrace area for each living space – the formal lounge, the family TV room and the kitchen/dining area; fully equipped kitchen with a large dining table for 10, amazing views from the floor-to-ceiling windows and access to a kitchen garden and mini orchard; two en-suite guest bedrooms; guest toilet.

Upstairs: master suite with with working space, double walk-in wardrobe connected to the large bathroom with bath, double shower and double washbasins and 180º views and natural light entering from almost every angle of the bedroom; two further guest en-suite bedrooms.

Lower level: incredible 519-m2 space with a sunken cinema area for 14, sports bar, games area with pool table, VIP seating areas, DJ booth, state-of-the-art golf simulator, fully equipped gym, wellness zone with treatment rooms, relaxation areas and ladies & gents bathrooms.

The home includes the exquisite custom design furniture, fittings, lighting and decorations. It comes with a modern voice activation system that can be used in every room for music, lighting mood, TV/cinema, news, radio, heating and air conditioning and security. In front of Los Arqueros Golf & Country Club, with its own bar & restaurant, paddle & tennis courts and a fully equipped fitness centre offering cardio, spinning and cross training classes. Just five minutes’ drive to the coast and ten minutes’ drive to Marbella town. Estimated completion date: end of 2020.