For sale direct from the owners!
This unique opportunity offers two separate village houses joined by the garden gate in the popular location of Gaucin. Both houses face south towards the Mediterranean and enjoy uninterrupted views across the countryside between the village and the sea.
The two houses are being sold together as they are currently used as a complex which is perfect for accommodating friends or relatives in the second house However, close the gate and you can live in one property and rent the other to paying guests.
The layout of the two houses…
El Molino is the main house the current owners use and is set across three floors. The imposing main entrance and inner courtyard is on the middle floor.
The middle floor… consists of a spacious day room with a seating and dining area and a wood burner and doors to the front of the house and others to the main terrace.
This room includes 3 glass tables one of which is a large dining table with Roman supports as part of the furnishing remaining
The room is complete with handmade designer lighting and Moroccan plates and vases that are silver embossed
The large fully fitted Andalucian style kitchen has double butler sinks and eye level oven, hob , dishwasher and microwave graced by an antique art nouveau chandelier
The separate walk-in pantry boasts plenty of storage and shelving and is complete with 2 large fridge freezers and a separate wine fridge
Towards the back of the house is a good-sized utility room with a washer, dryer and central heating boiler, and a cloakroom with a toilet and hand basin in beautiful Spanish styling and fixtures There is a small rear courtyard that houses the solar equipment and a water softener.
The top floor is home to a very large Spanish style double bedroom with a huge double king bed, handmade designer lighting and with double doors opening onto a Juliet balcony with a spectacular uninterrupted view of the countryside to the coast with North Africa beyond
This floor has full central heating and air conditioning The passageway off the bedroom leads to a walk-in dressing area with huge hanging space and access to under roof substantial storage.
Continuing to a large substantial green Andalucian style tiled Spanish style bathroom with a gold washbasin , huge raised hexagonal bath, walk in shower, bidet, toilet, hand basin graced by spectacular mirrors and there is also heated airing cupboard
On the opposite side of the bedroom there is a second room currently used as a study. From this room there is a large private sun terrace with built in seats and fabulous views and double doors to both this room and the main bedroom.
The lower floor is accessed from a small mezzaine floor with a great view of the grand sitting room by a designer staircase with sculptured handrails to the 400 hundred year old Mill Room which is currently used as a spacious entertaining room with multiple lighting options to suit the use This splendid room has a floor to ceiling fireplace with a large woodburner and also built in display shelving again complete with hand made lighting
This room could also be used as a self contained bedroom suite as It has a shower room with shower, toilet and hand basin and a small utility room with a sink, shelving and worktop
This room contains the old olive press which has been converted to a seating area These rooms have underfloor solar heating
A feature door opens onto a covered seating area with its own shower, changing room and separate cloakroom with a toilet and handbasin. This covered area looks out onto the pool and has a large bar and seating area. There are open seating areas with plenty of sitting positions around the terrace. In front of this seated area is a large solar heated swimming pool with both a shallow and deep end.
The pool is completely private and not overlooked
A feature garden table sits by the pool being half of the old mill grindstone
Continuing on this terrace there is an arch leading to another cobbled terrace with a fountain being the other half of the old mill grindstone and has built in garden seating
There is a small stone garden storage shed on this terrace, and outside steps leading to the second house with its own outside seating and covered dining area again with fabulous views
Across this terrace are the main huge double doors that open onto the indoor dining area And a large Spanish kitchen with oven hob dishwasher , microwave and fitted shelving with concealed lighting
Off the kitchen is a large utility room with sink a fridge freezer washing machine separate dryer and plenty of shelving
From the dining room, a passageway leads through to the sitting room and front door Off this hallway is a downstairs cloakroom with toilet and washbasin and 2 large storage cupboards and stairs to the second floor. The passageway has a cobbled floor as it was originally part of the old mill working, where donkeys entered the complex.
In the sitting room that has a wood burner there is a sofa and chairs and tables furniture, etc as well as a window seat with a street view . There are large, very old double wooden doors and also glass double doors leading out onto the street from this room
The first floor is home to two double bedrooms both with en-suite bathrooms …
The Blue Bedroom is fully furnished with a double bed and bedroom storage chests. There are two double wardrobe’s and en-suite bathroom, separate shower, toilet and wash hand basin. This bedroom has double doors to a large terrace with fabulous views.
In the passageway between the two bedrooms is a large linen storage cupboard.
The Green Bedroom has twin beds, bedroom cupboards and two double wardrobes. The bathroom is en-suite and has a walk-in shower, toilet and wash hand basin.
The stairs then continue to a top floor terrace with spectacular views of the countryside, Straits of Gibraltar and the top of the village with the famous Gaucín Castle.
This property comprising two houses offers so much – here’s just a few things we feel will appeal to buyers…
♦ Two separate village houses with connection giving great flexibility in future use
♦ 5 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms between the two houses
♦ Solar heated swimming pool with deep and shallow ends
♦ Great outside space, shaded areas, sunbathing terraces and all with super views
♦ Hardwood double glazing throughout with climate control glass
♦ Full gas central heating to radiators
♦ Double floor garage in adjacent building with (storage on the lower floor)
♦ Both houses are presented in “walk-in” condition
♦ Solar system for underfloor heating, hot water and the swimming pool
♦ Both houses are South facing and have a light and bright feel throughout
♦ Great village location – a quiet & private central location but only a few meters from shops, bars and restaurants
♦ Close to Estepona and Marbella and the whole coastal strip
The beautiful, whitewashed mountain village of Gaucin is a charming environment and popular with many different nationalities, many of whom are artists and creatives. There is an annual Art festival alongside the many traditional Spanish celebrations throughout the year.
The village offers fabulous Michelin rated restaurants and a wealth of quality bars serving great food and drink.
The village is just 30mins from the coastal strip and with easy access to Estepona, Marbella and Puerto Banus, it is easy to see why this area is so popular.
The location of the village provides panoramic views to Gibraltar and North Africa. The village is a gateway to the Serranía de Ronda which offers a real slice of rustic Andalucía.
Gaucin has a population of around 2,000, and its narrow medieval streets are home to a surprisingly varied selection of bars and restaurants, shops, galleries and many other day to day amenities including sports facilities, a fabulous community swimming pool, bank and post office.
There is a wealth of activities amongst both the Spanish and ex Pat communities with something to appeal to everyone
The area is very popular for outdoor activities such as bird watching, hiking or more leisurely countryside walks as well as for painters and nature lovers