4 bedroom family villa for sale in Los Reales Estepona
This 4-bedroom private villa is enjoys a privileged position on one of the most elevated plots within a highly desirable residential area of private villas located in the hills immediately north of the coastal town of Estepona on Spain's Costa del Sol.
Unusually for a property set in what is essentially a mountainous spot, it is built on a completely flat plot covering a total area of some 4.500m2.
Needless to say, its elevation means the house has commanding views over the surrounding countryside and the Mediterranean coastline below.
On a clear day, you can actually see all the way to Gibraltar and the North African coast, the ships passing through the Straits of Gibraltar appearing like toy boats on a crystal sea.
The property is accessed from a driveway shared with the neighbouring villa via a sturdy set of double security gates.
These gates open on to an expansive asphalt courtyard area with plenty of space for parking several vehicles.
*Immediately to the left as you enter the courtyard is a self-contained guest cottage, which boasts a single 30m2 open-plan room with its own kitchen and bathroom.*
To the right is storage.
The front door of the main house is located under a covered porch and opens into a reception hall where a spiral staircase leads both to the lower and upper levels of the property.
This ground level comprises of a very large living/dining room area indeed, which comes with a wooden beamed ceiling, a fireplace and 2 sets of patio doors – a set on the north side of the property leading out to the courtyard and a set on the south leading out to a covered terrace, the garden and pool area.
An archway with swinging saloon doors takes you from the living/dining room into the kitchen which comes fully-fitted and equipped with modern appliances, including an American-style fridge.
The ground level is completed by the master bedroom which is blessed with a large en suite bathroom.
2 more bedrooms are located on the lower level of the property, which share a shower room between them.
A set of steps takes you down further to a storage basement area.
*The remaining bedroom is located on the upper level of the house, with stairs leading further up to a rooftop solarium from which the views are quite simply what living in this part of Estepona is all about.*
Outside, on the south-facing side of the property, is a large garden, a swimming pool and a covered terrace with plenty of room for an outdoor relax area and an ‘Al fresco' dining area.
This property would make an ideal family home for those looking for a slice of rural life just 10 minutes by car from the centre of Estepona – especially those with kids as there's plenty of space in which to play.
It's also close to both public and private schools, the beach, the shops, bars, restaurants, nightlife, sports facilities, medical centres and the other amenities that make Estepona one of the best places to live on the Costa del So