Alhaurin el Grande
UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY! THIS LARGE CALIFORNIAN STYLE PROPERTY IS IDEAL FOR RURAL TOURISM, A LARGE FAMILY OR A HOME BASED BUSINESS.
This superb property is located to the east of the busy town of Ahaurin el Grande. It is within walking distance of the bus route to Malaga, and enjoys excellent views of the area as far as Malaga Bay and also of the nearby golf course. In the winter, the snow can be seen on the distant Sierra Nevada from the upstairs terrace. The property is divided in to several living areas, and also there is a casita which has been used for professional business purposes for many years. The house was designed by an American architect and with a built size of over 1000 m2, it enjoys large windows, spacious rooms, and many terraces.
The main building has accommodation over three floors as follows
Ground Floor: The front door opens in to a small reception room, and an arch leads to the first living room and dining room. The living room/ dining room has a fireplace with woodburner, air conditioning and a door to the pool terrace. Next to this, there is a second living room also with fireplace with woodburner and a door to the pool terrace. The kitchen is at one end of this living room, and is fully equipped. It has a centre island with cooking facilities, extensive cupboards, air conditioning and another woodburner. A door from the kitchen opens to the utility room, which has a door to the rear terrace. There are two wings to this part of the house. On one side, near to the front door, the north wing has a hallway leading to two bedrooms, a bathroom and a coats cupboard. The bathroom can be accessed from the hallway or one of the bedrooms. The hallway also has a door to the rear courtyard. On the other side, the south wing has a hallway with wardrobes and a door to a rear courtyard, and leads to a bathroom with shower, a large double bedroom with an ensuite bathroom, another large double bedroom with ensuite bathroom, and an air conditioned master suite with enormous bedroom, ensuite bathroom, dressing room and children's bedroom, currently used as a study. The ensuite bathroom has a separate room with toilet and bidet, and also a large shower and a sunken bath, as well as a TV and heated towel rail. The master bedroom and one other have doors to a large sun room, which has a day bed and views of the pool. Sliding patio doors enable the sun room to be fully opened. The master bedroom also has an outside door to a private terrace.
Upper Floor: Stairs from the living room lead up to the upper floor, where there is a living room with doors to a private terrace enjoying amazing views as far as the sea at Malaga. This room is equipped as a library at present. A hallway leads to a double bedroom, used as a music room, a further large double aspect double bedroom, and a bathroom with shower, toilet and basin.
Lower Floor: Stairs from the living room lead to the lower floor, and this floor also has a separate entrance door from a terrace and can be locked off as an independent apartment. The apartment has three bedrooms, but currently one is used as a living room, another as a store room and the third as a sitting room. There is also a large living room, an ironing room, a store room, a sauna, a bodega and a separate toilet and shower room, and a small room with a water heater. There is also another room suitable as a kitchen, currently used as a games room.
On the outside of the main building, there are two store rooms at the rear, and a bathroom with shower, toilet and basin on the pool terrace.
Next to the main building there is a large building with accommodation as follows:
Centrally there are two single garages with up and over doors. To the left, there is a large gymnasium, with a bathroom with toilet and basin, and also a large water distribution room with a well and water storage tanks. Behind the gymnasium there are two workshops. To the right of the garages, there is a self contained apartment, with entrance porch, living room with air conditioning, bedroom with air conditioning, storage room and bathroom. Currently this apartment is used by the owners for professional business purposes.
At the end of the driveway there is a further building, with garage, carport, bathroom and storage room. The built size is over 30 m2 and this could be used for further accommodation.
The property has oil fired central heating, and it has a private well.
Outside the main house, at the front, there is a heated swimming pool with underwater lighting, and a fully operational heated jacuzzi with multicoloured lighting. The pool and jacuzzi are surrounded by a large terrace enjoying superb views of the area. On the terrace, there is a water feature, a fire pit, and an outside bar with worktops, sink and fridge. The terrace has ample outside lighting. At the rear of the house there is a courtyard with space for dining table, close to the kitchen. Also at the rear there is the outside kitchen and several seating areas, as well as gardens. To the side of the house there is the private terrace for the main bedroom suite. At the front, near to the front door, there is a further terrace, and in front of the house there are further terraced areas, including one with stone chess table and benches, and another with a water feature. The very large driveway surrounds a display of carefully manicured olive trees, palm trees, and other plants, and there is parking space for many cars. At the top of the driveway there is a central water feature. Entrance to the property is by electric gates with video entry system. The large plot of about 11,000 m2 has a variety of fruit trees, flowering plants and palm trees, and is well maintained. The property is fully walled and fenced.
The property is fully legal, and an AFO certificate is in process.