- ref SJ2008
- bedrooms 5
- bathrooms 5
- built 368 m²
- epc In process
Magnificent country house near Jimena de la Frontera
This magnificent country house is situated near an an ancient aqueduct which runs alongside the river in Jimena, only minutes from the picturesque ‘Pueblo Blanco’ [White village] of JIMENA DE LA FRONTERA, province of Cadiz, Southern Spain, 30 min drive inland from Sotogrande, 40 min from Gibraltar & 55min from Marbella.
The villa overlooks the river & the natural park of this region which is a bird watching paradise. There are beautiful walks along the river with plenty of quiet spots to enjoy a picnic.
Our lovely village is only a short walk/ drive away. It is steeped in history with an imposing castle & other archeological sites of interest.
The village has also become well known for it’s abundance of traditional tapa bars & restaurants, not forgetting yearly music festival where top musicians gather to perform all types of music, from all over the world.
The 300 square meter house built on two floors with a covered upper terrace was conceived by a well known American architect and built to demanding specifications in early eighties, combining real elegance with country charm.
The triple cavity walls & solid foundations assure that the house is always cool in the summer & cozy warm in the winter.
The house consists of a spacious entrance hall, downstairs cloakroom & bathroom.
A eighty square meter lounge with vaulted ceiling, large open fireplace, several dining areas & open plan kitchen & bar. Leading of this is a large pantry & preparation kitchen which opens to the B.B.Q. outside.
An un- balustraded staircase leads upstairs to a library landing, four double bedrooms, 2 more bathrooms, a large laundry & ironing room, plus alovely shady terrace with a stunning view.
There are two natural springs ,this water is used for garden and pool.
The walled pool with tropical garden.
Behind the house there is the organic herb & fruit tree garden.
68 sq mt. rustic cottage, although on the grounds, is set in its own private tropical garden and pool with an entrance and path leading down to the river.
The cottage consists of a sitting room , one bedroom, two bathrooms.