Carretera de Istan, Elegant home with incredible views
- Bedrooms: 8
- Bathrooms: 8
- Built: 1.324 m²
- Interior: 1.109 m²
- Terrace: 214 m²
- Plot: 22.219 m²
Villa for sale in Carretera de Istan, Istan
Set on a gentle hillside just 10 minutes’ drive to Marbella centre, this is an exceptional property that offers the best of tranquil living on the countryside with the proximity to the sea. Designed by a prestigious architect who achieved a sense of grandness and space whilst retaining the warmth and comfort of a charming family home, the property is an exquisite blend of traditional Andalusian style and modern elements set on over 22,000 square metres of land with south west orientation, enjoying breathtaking panoramic views of the lake and sea across to Gibraltar and the African coastline.
Equipped with superb-state-of-the-art domotics systems, this residence affords contemporary living with only the highest of standards. The expansive terrace defines a wonderful area for entertaining, accessed from a formal dining room accommodating at least 8 guests, an elegant drawing room highlighted by a stylish fireplace and a tv room. Featuring Bulthaupt furniture, the chef’s kitchen includes a large centre island, Gaggenau appliances and a spacious dining area. A bedroom suite and a study complete this level. The circular stairway, a statement piece on itself, connects the spacious halls on both floors with double height vaulted ceiling. The extensive main bedroom is a private retreat with spacious dressing room and terrace offering wonderful views. The main bathroom features a bathtub in the bow window with lattice and a superb shower cubicle built, as well as a private terrace to enjoy the views. This level offers a guest bedroom with ensuite bathroomd and two additional bedrooms and bathrooms.
The lower garden level includes a sitting room, two bedroom suites with dressing rooms and access to the garden area, cinema room, climate-controlled wine cellar, a small kitchenette, staff bedroom, laundry and storage.
A charming two-storey guest house is set by the pool, featuring a double-height living room, bathroom with shower and bedroom upstaris with beautiful views.
The outdoor areas include an impeccable garden with infinity pool and waterfall feature that overflows to connects with a smaller pool on the lower part of the garden.
There is enclosed parking for two cars and additional outdoor parking on the driveway. Additional features include Tunisian limestone and wooden floors, solar panels, security cameras, solid Iroko double glazed windows and under-floor heating throughout the house.
|IBI/Local Tax (Annual):||3.450 €|
- TRANQUIL COUNTRYSIDE RETREAT ONLY 10 MIN DRIVE TO MARBELLA CENTRE
- PANORAMIC VIEWS OF MOUNTAINS, LAKE AND SEA ACROSS TO GIBRALTAR AND AFRICA
- EXQUISITE BLEND OF TRADITIONAL ANDALUSIAN STYLE AND MODERN ELEMENTS
- CONVENIENTLY SITED ON THE ROAD TO ISTAN
- SOUTHWEST ORIENTATION MAINLY
- DOMOTICS SYSTEM THROUGHOUT
- INDEPENDENT GUEST HOUSE NEXT TO THE SWIMMING POOL
- HIGH CEILINGS AND AMPLE ROOMS THROUGHOUT
- CHEF’S KITCHEN WITH BULTHAUP CENTRE ISLAND. MIELE AND GAGGENAU APPLIANCES
- SUPERB MASTER SUITE WITH LARGE DRESSING ROOM AND BATHROOM
- TWO CAR GARAGE PLUS ADDITIONAL PARKING ON ENTRANCE DRIVE
- UNDER FLOOR HEATING AND AIR-CONDITIONING IN ALL ROOMS
- TUNISIAN LIMESTONE AND PARQUET FLOORING
- SOLID IROKO DOUBLE GLAZED WINDOWS
I couldn’t have chosen a better day; deep blue sky, bright green trees and bushes on the surrounding hills, the sea in the distance and the Istan water reservoir full of water after the winter rains. This is the glorius view I see in front of me when I enter the house on this day in early June.