Traditional Andalusian style south facing villa which comes fully furnished including a golf buggy and 3 sets of golf clubs. The views of the surrounding landscape are stunning, which includes sea, mountain, Duquesa golf, Duquesa lighthouse and marina, as well as overlooking the swimming pool and private garden. This 4 bedroom 3 bathroom villa includes a generous sized master bedroom with en-suite (2 previous bedrooms converted to one grand room) and a separate Annex. The villa comes with a basement for additional storage, a private garage and additional uncovered parking.
The property is located in the urbanisation of Los Carmenes. Within a 2 minute walk you arrive at the nearby square which has some bars, restaurants and cafés. The popular Marina de la Duquesa is only a 5-10 minute walk away or alternatively a few minutes drive via the internal roads. Marina de La Duquesa is a lovely Marina with a number of local and international bars, restaurants, cafés. The beach is also only a few minutes away. You could even follow the promenade and walk along the Casares coast to neighbouring Sabinillas. The beach promenade or paseo has a selection of quality tapas bars, restaurants, and beach chirinquitos offering a variety of local and international cuisine. The beach has been awarded the Blue Flag, a distinction awarded by the European Foundation for Environmental Education.
The property is built to quality specifications with marble floors, fully fitted wardrobes, a fitted and modern equipped kitchen, fireplace, lounge / dining room with high ceiling, wooden beams and air-conditioning. Both the Master bedroom, bedroom 2 and the dining area benefit from the choice between air-conditioning or ceiling fans.
You enter the reception area of the villa where the alarm control panel security system is located. To your left is an archway entrance to the bedrooms and bathrooms. In front of you is an archway entrance to the open plan lounge / dining room, and to the right is the entrance to the kitchen.
The fully fitted modern kitchen, designed in the shape of a horse shoe, has plenty of work surfaces, cupboards and desirable mod-cons. The well designed kitchen demonstrates good planning of workflow and lighting design. The sink is positioned underneath the window which overlooks the front garden. On the south facing wall there is a large window hatch with breakfast table and chairs. This not only facilitates interaction when entertaining guests and ease of passing dishes into the dining area, the spectacular views flow beyond the lounge to the swimming pool, garden and sea.
In the corner of the west wall is a locked door that provides access to the private garage with an electric automated door. The garage currently stores the golf buggy, 3 sets of golf clubs with storage shelving. Additional parking is possible in front of the garage door on the drive or on the urbanisation road.
Leaving the Kitchen and turning right through the archway you enter the open plan lounge / dining room. The room is bright and airy and has real character including high ceilings with wooden beams and fireplace. To the right is the dining area with a dining table and chairs that comfortably seats 6. The dining area has its own patio doors that lead to a private terrace with furniture that seats 6 with the option for shade via the awning. This private terrace overlooks the garden, pool and sea towards the south east.
The lounge area has floor to ceiling patio doors on the east wall which provides access to the generously sized covered main terrace with furniture that seats 6-8 people and the entire south wall has floor to ceiling sliding patio doors which provides access to the garden, swimming pool and the spectacular views. The south wall terrace pathway leads down towards the swimming pool and garden but also connects to the main terrace and the private terrace off the dining area. 2 great spaces and ideal for al fresco dining or simply relaxing. The views are breathtaking either inviting you outdoors or bringing the outdoor space inside instilling a peaceful calmness to your day.
Bedroom 3 is located at the end of the dining area. Comes with a single bed that extends to provide an additional single bed and has fitted wardrobes. The window is in the shape of an arched doorway overlooking the private terrace, garden and towards the south east swimming pool and sea views.
Returning to the reception and turning right through the archway, the first door on your left is the entrance to the family bathroom with a generous sized walk-in shower and window overlooking the front garden. The next door on your left is the entrance to Bedroom 2. This double bedroom has fitted wardrobes and is currently fitted with 2 single beds. This bedroom has the option for air-conditioning or ceiling fan and has a window on the west wall overlooking the private garden that runs down the west side of the villa. As you leave Bedroom 3 across the corridor is the entrance to the master bedroom. The master bedroom en-suite, on the left as you enter, has a bath shower, walk-in shower, double sinks and a window overlooking the private garden on the west side of the villa. As you leave the en-suite and turn left into the master bedroom you are immediately wowed, such an impressive room with impressive views. The master bedroom was previously 2 bedrooms converted into one spacious room. To the left is the generous sized bed and to the right a seating area and fitted wardrobes. This room provides the choice of air-conditioning or ceiling fans. The natural light and views are special with 2 sets of sliding patio doors that lead onto the main terrace. From the master bedroom you are spoiled with views of the swimming pool, garden and sea.
The Annex can be accessed either from the villa via the garden towards the left or walking down the west side of the villa through the locked gate and on your immediate right. The Annex requires a separate key to access and has 2 main rooms, the generous sized main room with fitted wardrobe, 2 single beds and furniture where a television could be positioned and the en-suite with bath shower, walk-in shower and a window on the west wall. Such an excellent space for either a family member, guests or for rental purposes. As you leave the Annex towards the left is a tiled seating area with 2 benches with views of the sea towards the south, garden and swimming pool towards the right and Duquesa golf club to the far right.
The private garden area and swimming pool (35m2) are well maintained and sectioned off with a stone wall. As you approach the stone wall towards the north east you have views of the Duquesa marina lighthouse and boats with the mountains beyond further north. As you walk along the perimeter of the wall you get views of the coast line and Duquesa golf club towards the northwest. The garden has a newly installed irrigation watering system and garden parapet wall lights. As you approach the villa towards the left, prior to the private terrace are stairs leading down to the basement. The basement stores the automatic water tank system (2 water tanks) and irrigation system with space for additional storage.
La Duquesa is located in the municipality of Manilva. It is 20 minutes away from Gibraltar so ideal if you wish to commute in. It is also 10 minutes away from the sought-after Sotogrande with its La Reserva Beach Club, Marina and world-famous golf courses such as Valderrama. The white mountain town of Manilva or the popular seaside town of Estepona with its cobbled streets and stunning promenade is only a 10-minute drive away. Twenty minutes in the Malaga direction will take you to Puerto Banus and Marbella. There is so much to explore in the area. It is very possible to make day trips to Seville, Malaga and Granada. You will be spoilt for choice if you are a passionate golfer, there are numerous golf clubs within the vicinity with Duquesa golf being the closest.
A truly stunning villa, , come view with me!