Plot for sale in Marbella city
This huge south-oriented plot for sale in Ojen has some of the most impressive sea views on the prestigious southern coast of Spain. Open and unobstructed, amazing panoramic views toward the Mediterranean Sea, Africa and two legendary Pillars of Hercules, the Rock of Gibraltar and corresponding Moroccan peak, flanking the entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar can be enjoyed from everywhere on the plot.
The size of the plot is generous, 45.015 m², and the land comes with a construction license which allows 11.250m2 to build plus terraces and basement. It is ideal to build a Retirement home (a project exists already), a Wellness Center, a Hotel where eco-tourists will have chance to spend their holidays in keeping with their green values, etc. Water, sewage, electricity, fiber internet and road access are available.
Surrounded by protected natural area, this privileged place offers the best of both worlds: laidback Spanish countryside ethos and mountain village aesthetic, and the resort coast buzzing with tourists. It’s only 7 minutes to Marbella’s best beaches, a short drive to superb golf courses, tennis clubs, international schools, world-class private clinics, shopping areas, commercial and business centres, theme parks, etc.
Surrounded by protected natural area, this privileged place offers the best of both worlds: laidback countryside ethos with Spanish mountain village aesthetic, and the resort coast buzzing with tourists and adventures.
There are countless beautiful areas with breathtaking views or peaceful vistas across this region, from unspoiled coastline to stunning mountain peaks next to deep gorges. Close by, in the Serranía de Ronda, there is famous Refugio de Juanar. Originally the private hunting lodge of the Spanish aristocrats, Larios family, it was a favoured retreat of Spanish King Alfonso XIII and French leader general Charles de Gaulle who wrote his memoirs there. Now there is a hotel popular with tourists, hikers and hunters. Andalucía’s wildlife is close at hand, from vultures and Iberian eagles, to wild boar and mountain goats ibex. The area is famous for its Andalusian horses, so equestrians are well-catered for, as well as aficionados of mountain biking, climbing, hiking, swimming, fishing, etc.
Perched on hilltops, ‘pueblos blancos’ of the region are very picturesque. One of them is Ojen, chosen by the family of Julia Iglesias for permanent living. It is situated above the valley of the river Real at an altitude of approximately 200 m, hemmed in by the mountain ranges of Sierra Blanca and Sierra Alpujata. This is typical Andalusian mountain village, with pretty plazas and narrow cobbled streets with flowers and drinking fountains. But Ojén is famous for something stronger than water. The production of the anise liqueur, Aguardiente de Ojén, which many Spaniards take with their morning coffee, once played a major part in the town’s economy. This liqueur gained widespread fame abroad and is very popular in the city of New Orleans, USА especially during Mardi Gras festivities.
There is a wide variety of charming village houses and rural country properties, as well as ultramodern contemporary new developments with outstanding facilities, exclusive apartments, penthouses and villas in Ojen area. The investors and developers of luxury residential estates have increasingly turned their attentions to this upcoming, very attractive area.