For sale direct from the owners!
This large and impressive family home is in the heart of Navarrete in the La Rioja region. Panoramic views across the surrounding town and countryside, the property sits adjacent to the 16thCentury Iglesia de Santa María de la Asunción and you can almost touch the history of your surroundings.
Navarrete is an historic town on the Camino de Santiago, the famous pilgrim route and is surrounded by vineyards, wine bodegas and wine estates that have made the La Rioja region so famous around the world.
The house itself is as majestic as its surroundings – built in 2006, the property offers more than 800M2 of accommodation across four levels. The high quality of design, materials used and the finishes give the house a luxurious feel throughout. The main house comprises 7 bedrooms and there is a further 2 bedroom self-contained guest apartment which is ideal for guests or extended family.
The design of the house was carefully considered with wide stairs, large landings and a spacious feel throughout – this house feels more like a luxurious villa and with so much outside space including a swimming pool, it will not disappoint.
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The main house
The main part of the house benefits from 7 bedrooms, each with their en-suite bathroom and built in wardrobes and have access to various terraces around the house.
The large main living room is very large with amazing views of the church and the distant mountains. This room has a seating area with a fireplace, a dining area with a table set for more than ten people and a wonderful pool table. The fully equipped kitchen is a cook’s delight with all the latest in terms of built in kitchen appliances, a central island and plenty of storage. There is access to a terrace ideal for outside meals. There is also a separate laundry/utility area.
On the top floor is an ideal home office or study area with two opening skylight windows bringing in plenty of light. The views from this top floor are incredible.
Whilst the house is laid out across four floors, the house has an elevator for good access to all floors which means age is not an issue and even those with disabilities or movement issues can enjoy this house in comfort.
On the lower floor, there is a cellar area for storing wines at the best temperature and an entertaining room ideal for meeting up with friends or holding parties.
The guest apartment
The apartment has separate access from the main house and also has separate utility connections which make it an ideal opportunity for rental income but it also works perfectly for visiting friends or extended family.
The apartment is located on the ground floor and is completely self-contained with a living room, kitchen, bathroom and two bedrooms.
Basement/lower ground floor – Garage, Party Room, Wine Cellar, Utility/Heating and Storage Room, 1 bathroom
Ground Floor – 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in the main house, kitchen, living and dining room, the whole self-contained apartment and the swimming pool terraces etc.
First Floor – 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, 2 terraces, 1 seperate storage/playroom
Second Floor – 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, top terrace, jacuzzi
Some of the modern comforts that make this house an ideal family home…
♦ Main house and separate guest apartment with 9 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms in total
♦ A great location in the heart of Navarrete in the popular La Rioja region
♦ Great outside space, various large terraces, swimming pool and rooftop Jacuzzi
♦ Internal light well and patio creating light and bright rooms throughout
♦ Wine bodega and entertainment space and attic workspace/home office
♦ High quality finishes – luxurious kitchen and bathrooms
♦ Lift access to all floors – this house is for everyone, no matter what the age!
♦ Huge basement car park – ideal for car enthusiasts or who need extra space for hobbies or storage
♦ Terrific views from almost all rooms and outside spaces
The house features an interior patio and this creates a green area within the heart of the home but it also acts as a light well bringing light into all of the rooms no matter where they are located.
There are various terraces including a huge roof terrace with a jacuzzi. The numerous terraces mean you can choose the one that suits your mood or the occasion – the large terrace off the living room is ideal for entertaining and really extends the living space. It is also home to the swimming pool which can be a delight during the summer months.
Other terraces are great for alfresco dining or enjoying the views – the hilltop location means the views are panoramic and far reaching.
Many of the terraces have sun blinds for comfort and others come with power and light and water for the plants.
The basement is huge with plenty of space for numerous cars and it would also serve well as a hobby space, workroom or as additional storage for the rest of the house.
Navarrete, Logroño and La Rioja region
Navarrete is an historic town located just a few miles west of the capital of the La Rioja region, Logroño.
The area is the most famous of all Spanish wine regions and the area benefits from more than 600 bodegas or wineries – many of which hold regular tasting tours.
The area enjoys the typical wine region weather, lots of warmth and no humidity but the area is less than an hour away from skiing resorts and the northern cities or Bilbao, Santander, Pamplona and San Sebastian are all easily reached in just over an hour.
The area is very welcoming of visitors and the locals have a friendly disposition in life – no doubt connected to the availability of so much wine! The region is also virtually crime free and residents enjoy high living standards with low living costs, great produce, good quality restaurants and schooling and an unspoilt environment.
As well as the coast of northern Spain being within easy reach, the motoway network gives access to the pyrenees mountains and the French border in less than an hour and a half.