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This fine equestrian property is situated in an enviable location close to the prestigious area of El Limonar, and within a few minutes of Malaga city. Despite being so close to the city, the property is in a quiet rural location, and enjoys spectacular views of the city and Malaga Bay. The motorway can be reached in 5 minutes, and the airport in 15 minutes.
The property comprises a large plot of 96,000 m2 (almost 24 acres), a superb residential house, swimming pool, gymnasium, and equestrian centre. The land slopes towards the coast, and the house sits on a plateau at the highest point.
The house is surrounded by around 2000 m2 of gardens, with a fenced lawn area, and a variety of trees. The front door leads in to the hallway. To the left of the hallway, there is a bedroom suite with double bedroom with ceiling fan, ensuite bathroom with shower, toilet and basin, a dressing area with wardrobes. To the right of the hallway, there is a further double bedroom, with fitted wardrobes and door to the outside, and a bathroom with shower, toilet and basin. This bathroom can also be accessed from the hallway. Double doors in the hallway lead in to the living room, and to the left, further double doors open in to a second living room with ceiling fan and woodburner, and windows facing the spectacular views of Malaga Bay. Accessed from the first living room, the large sun lounge has glass curtains to two sides and faces the sea views. The kitchen is spacious, with doors to the sun lounge. It is fitted with marble worktops, floor and wall cupboards, twin stainless steel sinks with drainer, dishwasher, electric hob and extractor, electric oven, double fridge freezer, ceiling fan and breakfast bar. At the end of the kitchen, there is a pantry, a utility room with a door to the outside, and also a door leading in to the two car garage, which has an electric up and over door, and a separate laundry room.
Upstairs, there are four further bedrooms. The master suite has a dressing area with wardrobes, a spacious bedroom with ceiling fan, double doors opening to the views, windows to a further two sides, and an ensuite bathroom with double shower cubicle, towel radiator, toilet, bidet and two basins with cupboards and drawers under. There is a second suite with bedroom, walk in wardrobe, ensuite bathroom with jacuzzi bath, toilet, bidet and basin with cupboards and drawers under. The two remaining bedrooms are doubles with ceiling fans and wardrobes, and there is a family bathroom with towel radiator, shower, toilet, bidet and twin basins. All of the bedrooms have air conditioning, and there are wood floors throughout the whole of the first floor.
The house benefits from an oil fired central heating system with radiators in all rooms.
Outside, there is a separate building with a pump room, store room and dog kennel. To the rear of this, there is a 72,000 litre water deposit, and the boiler room. Water is supplied from the mains and also from 2 wells on the property.
Gymnasium and Pool
Rustic steps lead down from the gardens to the pool area. A large thatched gazebo houses the well equipped gymnasium, and the 10m x 5m swimming pool is surrounded by open terrace. There are changing rooms by the pool.
More steps lead down from the pool area to the equestrian centre. This is divided into several parts, and the first part you reach is the horse walker, which is electrically controlled for four horses. The main stable block is a large building, and has accommodation for horses and staff. There are a total of 7 indoor boxes, and they are well equipped, with cooling fans and a roof designed to keep the internal air clean. Outside, there are a further four boxes, and one of these is equipped with infra red heating for drying the horses after using the horse showering facility. There are two tack rooms, one small and one larger. Also there is a bathroom, a store room and a small bedroom. Upstairs, the staff apartment is well equipped, with a living room with ceiling fan, an outside first floor terrace, a kitchen with floor and wall cupboards, stone worktops, electric hob and extractor, and sink, a double bedroom with ceiling fan and wardrobes, and a bathroom with shower, toilet, bidet and basin.Outside, there is a grain silo and hopper for horse feed storage. There are three paddocks for the horses, and also there is a 62 metre x 22 metre riding arena with Geotextile surface, and integrated irrigation and lighting. This provides for the addition, if required, of a standard 60m x 20m dressage ring. Additionally, there is a two storey storage building and a hay loft. Near to the arena, there is an exercise ring, a chicken pen and further down, a duck pond.
The long driveway to the house is tree lined, and there is an alternative access from the electric front gate down to the equestrian centre. Near to the gate is a storage building with 2 rooms.
At the present time the staff employed consists of a couple who manage all apects of looking after the estate, including cooking, cleaning, maintenance and some equestrian duties. They have worked at the property for 16 years and would be availalbe to continue to work for a purchaser, if required.
We do have floor plans available.
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