Villa in La Zagaleta, Benahavis
“Only the best is good enough” was the concept behind the exclusive project of this luxury home.
Traditional architecture of Spanish Cortijo-style mansion meets sophisticated modern design in this idyllic family home set in pastoral nature and created by top architects and builders. It has been detailed to the highest standards, luxury and best quality materials and fittings and offers: a striking entrance hall, 2 reception areas with a floor-to-ceiling integrated fireplace, 6 spacious bedrooms (Master suite comprises a bedroom with sitting area, private terrace, dressing room and a bathroom with 2 modern style sinks and bath), 7 bathrooms and 1 guest toilet, an office/study, a TV room, a dining room, a superb kitchen with TV/sitting area, breakfast table and pantry as well as a large covered terrace which runs along the entire façade of the house. The garden level is dedicated to entertaining and features a wonderful cinema, wine cellar, sauna, heated indoor pool, gym, full bar area and game room with access to the garden. A separate entrance leads to staff quarters comprising a bedroom, living area, bathroom and kitchen. Beautifully presented open and covered terraces, verandas and porches of 182 m2 (incl. in total built of 1.038m2) are perfect for relaxation and entertaining.
Every detail in this home was carefully considered – with marble and terracotta flooring and high, wood beam ceilings, trendy interior sliding doors and attractive French doors providing a visual bridge between living areas and outside territory, elegantly modern, tasteful and chic furniture, stunning chandeliers, statues and décor pieces, natural colour palette of ivory, beige and dark chocolate with pops of ochre, red and turquoise to balance simple whites and greys. The property further benefits from, a large garage, storage space and machinery room, under-floor heating, air conditioning, safe, alarm and many other exclusive features.
It sits within its own grounds of 6.606 m², with a traditional circular driveway flanked by mature vegetation and superbly maintained landscaped gardens that feature two fantastic outdoor swimming pools creating a cooling sensation (one is 45m2 and with unique style landscaping concept), a natural stone pavilion, BBQ area and a vegetable garden.
As the estate is south west facing, it has unparalleled views of the surrounding mountainside and spectacular panoramic views over the Mediterranean Sea, further on out to Gibraltar and the North African coast.
Close enough to the coast’s famous glamorous resorts, beaches, vibrant nightlife of cosmopolitan Puerto Banus and all amenities, yet secluded enough to offer a peaceful haven, it is located in the residential country and golf club La Zagaleta, famous by its privacy and safety and often described as "The most exclusive and prestigious address in Southern Europe" and "the Jewel of Marbella".