A country estate in the hills of Mijas, on the coast of Andalusia (572V)
MijasPrice sale:€3 600 000
Estate type:Unique Buildings
This rural estate, sits nestled just below the charming little white village of Mijas and is only a 10 minute drive away from the beautiful coast with its many beaches and excellent fish restaurants and tapas bars. The finca is entered through an iron gate, opening to 3,4 acres of lush vegetation including citrus and avocado trees as well as an opulence of bougainvillea and orleander bushes blooming at all times of the year. The property has been a cherished home for the owner’s family for over 45 years. The well-furnished property has had an extensive renovation recently, the two pools and three tennis courts are in excellent condition. Besides the main villa, there are four individual houses, each with its own special charm and with plenty of privacy. The property can also be rented as a whole for larger groups. Organic agriculture has been central to the workings of the ranch since the beginning and provides for delicious fruits and vegetables. There is an abundance of orange, tangerine and lemon trees, as well as avocado, fig, almond, pomegranate and of course beautiful gnarly old olive trees. Happy corn fed chicken produce very tasty, organic eggs. Depending on the season, our guests will have a basket of delicious home grown produce waiting for them. The village of Mijas was established in the 16th century, it is famous for its white washed houses and lovely cobblestone streets, for beautiful handicrafts and the community of local artists. The church and historic bull ring are worth a visit and well-cared-for donkeys are available for a ride. Malaga is a 20 minute drive away, as is Marbella in the other direction. Malaga offers a number of excellent museums and a cathedral and market hall that should not be missed. Marbella has an impressive yacht harbor, as well as a charming old town with outstanding restaurants and shops. A number of high class golf courses are located in the area, and day trips to the historic towns of Granada and Rhonda or even Sevilla and Cordoba are always an option. For children there are the added attractions of a progressive and fun zoo and a water park nearby. Back at Las Brisas you can take a swim, play a round of tennis or just relax and drink in the the panoramic rural views from the village of Mijas all the way down to the Mediterranean Sea. The peacocks may stop by to keep you company. Villa Las Brisas Exclusive and very comfortable The villa is located on the highest level of the ranch. The entrance portal that welcomes you in is fitted with antique doors studded with large forged iron nails. The villa is tastefully furnished, the living room spacious with double level ceiling. The floors are marble and the ceiling tiled with blue and white „azulejos“. The kitchen is large and well equipped. There are four bedroom with one double bed, two double twin beds and one queen size bed – and three spacious bathrooms. The master bedroom accesses to a sun room that can be used for daytime napping, reading or working – if needed. A large terrace opens out to the back from which there is an amazing view of the coastline. On some days the atlas mountains across the straits of Gibraltar are clearly visible. Two large ponds with Koi fish and an ancient olive tree provide for instant relaxation. Peace and quiet with a view. The small honeymoon suite „Luisa“ is located one level down, a romantic refuge. The upper pool and tennis court can be used exclusively. Use of the fitness room, Jacuzzi and sauna can be negotiated. Casa Napsu Charming farmhouse The old farmhouse, built on a slight hill in the beginning of the 1900s to house the farmer who worked the land, as well as some of the livestock and the potato harvest, was completely rebuilt in the 1970s without losing any of its original charm. It is narrow and a bit crooked and has wonderful terracotta tiles and thick walls. The upstairs, which can also be accessed from the back of the building, is fitted with two bedrooms and a large bathroom. The ground level has a living room, dining area and a kitchen that all connect to the lovely front terrace, which runs the length of the building. One bedroom opens to a small terrace and the enclosed lawn can be used for sunbathing in complete privacy. The beautiful garden includes endless bougainvillea and a huge eucalyptus tree, providing for wonderful scents and play of light. The big pool and two tennis courts are just a few steps away, as is a squash hall for those who like to play. The pool and courts are shared with the other houses. It is a real pleasure to sit on the sun drenched terrace, ideal for “al fresco” dining, with an awning that provides for shade. Casa Pia Three flexible units on two floors Located at the lower end of the finca, with a stunning view of the coast as well as the village of Mijas, the two-level house includes three units with a total of five bedrooms. Each unit has its own entrance. The large pool and two tennis courts are just a few steps up. Sun chairs are available and the covered poolside terrace can be used for coffee or drinks when taking a break from the sun or from playing a game of tennis. Pia, the lower level property includes three bedrooms and three bathrooms that all flow out into a spacious, light and airy dining and lounge area. The large terrace is ideal for barbecuing and “al fresco” dining. For children there is a large lawn to play on and a ping pong table as well as board games. Casa Katja Katja 1 and 2 – each unit has a bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, a guest bathroom, a living / dining area and a terrace. Additionally each unit has a fully equipped kitchen. The units are separated by a door, that can be left open. The terraces are ideal to sit and relax, enjoying the surrounding nature and the fabulous view. The large pool and two tennis courts are just a few steps up. Sun chairs are available and the covered poolside terrace can be used for coffee or drinks when taking a break from the sun or from playing a game of tennis. Casa Luisa Our honeymoon suite This romantic cottage is comfortable and airy with its open plan design. Located about 50 meters from the main villa and near the upper pool and tennis court, it offers complete privacy and is perfect for a couple or a family of three. Ceiling to floor windows provide for plenty of light all around. Elevated one step to the rear there is a large comfortable double bed, the spacious round bathtub with shower is close by. The toilet is the sole space separated by a door. The generous living area including a big couch and Flatscreen TV also has room for an extra bed if needed. The kitchen counter is equipped with stovetop, refrigerator, coffee machine and toaster to prepare breakfast or a cooked meal. The terrace and lawn is surrounded by bushes, a terraced garden of succulents has been landscaped by an enthusiastic garden architect who stayed as a guest. Here you are able to disconnect and drink in the peacefulness of the area and relax completely.
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