Magnificent villa for sale in the private and exclusive La Zagaleta development in Benahavís. Features tropical garden, pool, and uninterrupted views of the sea, Straight of Gibraltar and North Africa. Only a stone's throw from the Málaga golf course.
The private gated community of La Zagaleta Country Club is one of the most luxurious and sophisticated residential areas around Marbella. The road which leads to La Zagaleta is surrounded by rolling countryside, dotted with stunning, very private houses, which is reminiscent of the hills in Los Angeles or the Côte d'Azur. From the same road it is possible to admire the marvellous views of the fantastic golf course, Straight of Gibraltar and the African coastline.
This peaceful, exclusive paradise looks to meet its residents' needs, whilst offering high levels of privacy, security and discretion, to allow them to simply enjoy the better side of life. The development boasts unbeatable sport and leisure facilities, including two golf courses, an equestrian centre, a stylish clubhouse with restaurant and bar, a pool area, communal living spaces, a billiard room and a heliport (all of which are for resident use).
This elegant villa benefits from a superb location on a large 6,417m2 plot of land, surrounded by carefully-decorated gardens featuring hedges, shrubs, century-old trees and palms. Additionally, it offers fantastic views of the sea, Rock of Gibraltar and North Africa, and has been designed by the prestigious architect Melvin Villarroel to meet the highest-quality standards.
The property covers a build area of 941m2 and comprises an entrance hall with spiral staircase (leading to the first-floor office), a guest toilet, the master bedroom with a vaulted ceiling, and an adyacent lounge which features a fireplace and can be used as an additional bedroom. The master bedroom boasts a walk-in dresser and a spacious marble bathroom with bathtub, shower and double sink.
The living/dining room, with exposed wooden beams and a fireplace, provides direct access to the covered terrace, (where there is an open-air barbecue and large, outdoor dining area). The independent dining room stands out for its double-height, wood-finished ceiling. Next to the dining room is a modern kitchen, fully-fitted with Miele appliances and a laundry room. The staircase in the east wing provides access to a multi-use area, which currently serves as a sauna and shower but can be converted into an additional guest bedroom.
The west wing of the property contains a guest house with wooden vaulted ceilings, a living room with American-style kitchen, and a bathroom on the first floor. A set of clay steps leads to the lower level, where there is a bedroom with a small living area and exit onto the garden. The upper level comprises another bedroom, bathroom and lounge.
Extra features of the villa include: clay flooring, air conditioning, fitted wardrobes, a water and oil tank, underfloor electric heating in the bathrooms, a sauna, air conditioning in the master bedroom, arched windows, a barbecue area, wooden window frames, double glazing, and a cellar.