An amazing country estate in close to the town of San Martin


· For SaleAdded on 03/04/2013
Build 1370m²
Year Built2005
Property TypeCountry House

Property Description

This exceptional property is a masterpiece of superior quality, nestled within a sprawling estate of nearly twenty hectares in the stunning Andalusian countryside, just a fifteen-minute drive inland from Sotogrande. A true haven of elegance, privacy, and exclusivity, this estate offers a wealth of amenities that cater to those seeking tranquility, discretion, and exceptional equestrian facilities, particularly for polo enthusiasts.

Encompassing a predominantly flat landscape that's perfect for horses, the estate boasts a striking Andalusian-style main house perched atop a private hill, providing panoramic vistas of the untouched natural beauty that surrounds it. This single-storey main house showcases the epitome of luxury, with meticulous attention to detail apparent in every facet. Premium materials, including marble, solid oak, and terracotta, grace the flooring, while custom-crafted carpentry and double-glazed windows emphasize the commitment to quality.

This hidden gem, located just ten minutes away from the village and Polo fields of San Enrique, offers a sense of retreat as you pass through electric gates and up a grand private driveway, adorned with 'Casares' stone paving.

Entering the main house via an inviting Andalusian-style courtyard leads you to an elegant entrance hall, complete with a cloakroom. Double doors unveil a breathtaking, high-ceilinged drawing room with an open fireplace and direct access to a terrace that spills into the meticulously manicured gardens. From here, double doors reveal a spacious, luminous dining room, which connects seamlessly to a study/snug featuring its own open fireplace. Continuing through the dining room, you'll discover an expansive open-plan kitchen and breakfast area, equipped with the latest Bosch appliances and a top-of-the-line Aga stove. This space effortlessly transitions to a main terrace that's ideal for al fresco dining, providing vistas of the pool, garden, and the spectacular surrounding scenery.

Adjacent to the kitchen lies a separate utilities area, including a walk-in cold store and a shower room. For those seeking relaxation, a separate annex beckons, housing a sauna, hammam, shower, and cloakroom. A spiral staircase ascends to a capacious double bedroom with a rooftop terrace, allowing for moments of serene contemplation. Furthermore, a self-contained granny/guest suite is accessible either from the inner hall or the exterior. This suite comprises a bedroom, shower room, and a living room with an open-plan kitchen, granting guests a private sanctuary.

The master bedroom suite features a generously sized dressing room, complete with ample cupboard space, and an en-suite bathroom with a bath and a separate shower. Two additional bedrooms offer en suite facilities, one with a bathroom featuring a separate shower, accessible from the master suite as well, and the other with an en suite shower room.

Beyond the main house, two charming cottages are tucked away. One of them boasts two bedrooms, a bathroom, a sitting room, and a kitchen, while the other accommodates a single bedroom, bathroom, and a sitting room with an open-plan kitchen.

Outdoors, a generously sized swimming pool beckons, complete with a pagoda-style chill-out area featuring built-in seating. An adjacent covered summer kitchen and barbecue area, complete with a basin, invites outdoor culinary delights. Additionally, a substantial terrace offers captivating views of the surrounding countryside.

Technologically advanced, the property incorporates solar panels alongside mains electricity and a fully automated generator for backup power. A well with exclusive water rights, a water deposit with water softening capabilities, and an additional rainwater deposit ensure a consistent water supply. Security measures include an alarm system with surveillance cameras, while gas central heating provides warmth throughout. Air conditioning graces the bedrooms and office in the main house, while underfloor heating pampers in the main bathrooms. The cottages are warmed by oil central heating.

The equestrian facilities on this estate are truly exceptional, comprising stables for twelve horses with the potential for expansion. There's also a tack room complete with a shower room. The property's expansive flat land area is ideally suited for a Polo field. Property Details: Land Area (fully fenced): Approximately 20 hectares (50 acres) Total Built Living Area: Approximately 1,370 m² Main House: Approximately 900 m² + 300 m² of terraces Guest House with Sauna and Hammam: Approximately 200 m² Pool House and Summer Kitchen 2 Staff/Guest Cottages: Approximately 270 m² Stables with 12 Loose Boxes: Approximately 400 m² Full-Size Pool with Saline Treatment and Automatic Filtration Gardens: Approximately 2 hectares

The estate also features an outside horse arena, paddocks, and meadows covering around 14 hectares, all fenced and equipped with watering systems.

For sustainability, solar panels are combined with mains electricity, and a fully automated standby generator is in place. The property has its private well with a license for approximately 500 cubic meters per day. A water treatment plant and two reservoirs ensure water availability. Security is paramount, with a comprehensive burglar alarm and CCTV system in place.

Heating systems include gas central heating for the main house and fuel oil heating for the cottages. This unparalleled property offers a harmonious blend of elegance, luxury, and privacy, harmonizing perfectly with its picturesque surroundings.

Property Details
Property ID91963
Swimming PoolPRIVATE


Features & Amenities
  • ·Private Terrace
  • ·Kitchen Equipped
  • ·Living Room
  • ·Water Tank
  • ·Separate Apartment
  • ·Country View
  • ·Mountain View
  • ·Pets Allowed
  • ·Automatic Irrigation System
  • ·Laundry Room
  • ·Covered Terrace
  • ·Fitted Wardrobes
  • ·Garden View
  • ·Panoramic View
  • ·Mounta In Side
  • ·Airconditioning
  • ·Central Heating
  • ·Steam Room
  • ·Fully Fitted Kitchen
  • ·Unfurnished
  • ·Fire Place
  • ·Sauna
  • ·Solar Panels
  • ·Guest Room
  • ·Storage Room
  • ·Gym
  • ·Security Entrance
  • ·Double Glazing
  • ·Dining Room
  • ·Good Condition
  • ·Barbeque
  • ·Telephone
  • ·Guest Toilet

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