For sale direct from the owner!
This delightful riverside property offers a great deal of flexibility for future owners – a charming location combined with 8 guest suites and a private 1 bed apartment which could also be used as a luxury suite for guests. Further options include holiday rentals, a wedding venue, a boutique B&B or even a destination restaurant make this a flexible option for new owners.
Situated in an exceptionally pretty area of the Serrania de Ronda in the Malaga province, alongside the River Guardiaro, the property sits within a very small hamlet called Canada del Real Tesoro, just 5 minutes’ drive from bustling village of Cortes del Frontera and 12km from Gaucin.
Originally this property, which dates back to around 1900, was the village ‘Posada’ or local inn. It was converted into an 8 bedroom hotel and restaurant in 2000. Having undergone a complete reform and upgrade in 2020, the current owner’s run the property as a combination of winter bed and breakfast combined with group holiday and event rentals.
The owners have left the door open for new owners to use the place in a variety of ways.
Now fully reformed and in excellent condition, the owners have left the door open for new owners to use the place in a variety of ways.
Opportunity for expansion – there is a large house next door to the property that could be bought at a very competitive price for further expansion. A 500m2 building with river frontage . Would offer possibilities to build more bedrooms, restaurant/spa and larger pool .
Casa del Rio configures over three floors…
Top floor accommodation…
5 spacious guest bedrooms, each having a small sitting area, fitted wardrobes, en-suite bath or shower room.
The rooms have double height vaulted beamed ceilings, part exposed stone wall features and ceiling fans. All but one room has beautiful views of the river and surrounding countryside.
At this level there is access to a roof terrace, styled as a Moroccan chill out area, which has some wonderful views to the river and countryside.
On this floor there is a laundry room and linen store.
The ground floor accommodation…
This is the street level and where the main entrance to the property is located and it consists of the communal public rooms.
A large living room with open fireplace and whitewashed beamed ceilings, a fully fitted bar area, dining area, professionally fitted kitchen and pantry/store, a cosy TV lounge/reading room and two toilets.
In addition, there is a self-contained 2 room suite with bathroom and dressing room & small service kitchen. This suite has a connecting door to the communal areas, and a private front door out into the street. This suite has been designed so that it could be used as a private apartment for the owners or added to the guest suites as a luxury 1 bedroom suite.
At the ground level, there is access to a stylish interior patio/courtyard, which has a 7m x 3m swimming pool, sun terraces, shower and two more storage rooms.
There are two further dining areas and stairs up to the top floor Moroccan themed roof terrace.
From the main salon/bar there is access to a full length covered terrace, running almost the length of the property. This terrace has comfortable seating areas and dining area for up to 18 guests.
Lower ground floor accommodation and terraces…
A staircase from this terrace leads down to the lower terraces, garden and river frontage. At this level is one of the most unique of features of the property – an historic water channel that forms a little stream, which runs the length of the property.
Wooden bridges connect to the three lower ground bedrooms. The ground floor rooms having en-suite bathrooms and private terraces with direct access to the gardens.
There are several spacious terraces, a built-in BBQ area, which has a built-in food preparation area with sink and cupboards, gas and charcoal BBQ’s.
Casa del Rio is an ideal wedding venue for up to 60 guests. This is a turnkey ready and operational business which can be taken in one of several directions by a new owner.
Currently managed by an experience Event Management company, who would be willing to discuss a continuing management agreement or hand over training for a new owner.
The location guarantees popularity with guests and whilst set in a peaceful position, the property is not isolated.