Beautiful country house located in de Sierra de Cadiz on the top of a hill on the edge of the provinces of Sevilla and Cadiz in a fully natural surrounding on its own 25,000m2 land. The property benefits from tiled entrance hall, modern design kitchen, dining area and living area with 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in the (210m2) main house, where there is an additional fully equipped Casita on (approximately) 30 meters from the main house with equipped kitchen, sitting room, bathroom and bedroom. All rooms have (oil fired) central heating, the house is fully off-grid with own solar power system, solar system for hot water, has a 17,000 liter water reservoir (which is filled by the friendly neighbor) and a back-up generator. The dining-/ living room is equipped with an AC unit and has access to the huge patio with in-ground pool and western-facing terrace with views on the surrounding hills where you can enjoy the beautiful and colorful sunsets over the Andalusian hills.
The property is 10 km from the village of Montellano which has all necessary amenities (including Spar and Dia supermarket), including a hospital/health center, numerous bars and restaurants (one even being a Bib Gourmand in the Michelin guide for many years). Sevilla and Jerez de la Frontera (both with international airports, all large stores like IKEA and DIY home-depots and numerous public- and private hospitals) are approx. 70 km away, Malaga being ~160 km and the beaches of Marbella are reached within 130 km. At the other side of the house lays the town of Villamartin, somewhat larger than Montellano, with large Mercadona- and Maxi Dia supermarket and even an aerodrome where you experience light aircraft views over the Andalusian landscape.
Driving up to the house
The property is approx. 2 km from the main (tarmac) road and can be reached via an unpaved (perfectly driveable all year round in a normal car) road, the (only) neighbor is approx. 1 km away and there are no other houses along the unpaved road. A steel-gate at the start of the (300 m) tarmac path up the hill indicates the beginning of the property.
The modern kitchen (4.6 x 4.5 meters) is equipped with a central cooking island with a 5 unit gas burner (with the Wok-burner even with a double power unit) and a design Thermex hood with thermo-electric burning of the cooking fumes. The kitchen further benefits from 2 ovens: a micro-wave combi as also a hot-air combi unit to perform almost all wishes of the cook. Of course there is also a dishwasher. Adjacent to the kitchen you find the 1.5 x 1.5 m storage room.
Dining – living room
Although the oil-fired radiators heat up the rooms very well, an additional wood-burner with baking functionality is also installed (and gives a warm feeling to see the flames).
The combined dining / living room measures 11.7 x 3.75 meters providing room for the large dining table and lounge set.
Guest bathroom and toilet
In the guest bathroom you find a double basin, toilet and large shower.
The 5 bedrooms in the main house
The main house is equipped with 5 bedrooms: 1 2.7 x 3.75 meters, 2 2.7 x 3.75 meters with build in closet, 3 2.5 x 3.75 meters with build in closet (currently in use a audio / relax room), 4 2.7 x 4.75 meters with build in closet (currently in use as office) as also the 5.3 x 3.75 master bedroom with 3.7 x 1.3 meter walk-in closet and 3.7 x 1.7 meter en-suite equipped with double basin, toilet, large shower and full-size bath-tub
The casita, which is (approx. 30 meters) detached from the main house, is fully equipped for living: it has a fully equipped kitchen / living area, large size bedroom and toilet, shower and basin. It can be used for guests but also for the owners of the house in case you want to rent out the main house and get a nice income from that. In case the owners are not present, the casita can also be used to house guards to keep a close look to the property
Next (and attached to) the casita you find the auxiliary rooms: one with the 17,000 water deposit and the 950 liter oil canister for the central heating, the back-up generator as also storage for tools, the other rooms holds the solar system for power (including 12 batteries) and hot water, washing machine and also storage for (garden) tools. On the roof of the casita, the solar panels for power and hot water are located.
Pool, BBQ area with build-in concrete/iron BBQs, outside shower and separate toilet. The covered terrace measures a massive 12 x 3.5 meters providing ample space for couches, table and the al-fresco outdoor dining
Being fully off-grid, also the waste-water management is adapted to accommodate using a fully maintenance free 3-chamber water deposit.
All doors and windows have steel bars (so-called, typical Spanish, “Security Rejas”) so the house can be perfectly locked for safety in case of absence of the owners. Glass door to the terrace/ patio and all windows are all made of maintenance free aluminum and foreseen with double glass isolation, all windows have roll-down fly-screens and shutters.
The house has energy certificate B, is fully legal and all documentation is available!