Property ID : LS8765For Sale
Finca Capellan has spectacular views across the Genal River valley towards the famous white villages of Gaucin and Jimena. The views are unrivalled in the area and the house embraces this at every opportunity, with huge picture windows framing the views from within the villa and outside, covered terraces where you can relax or enjoy your lunch at the dining area and take in the beautiful surroundings. It has the added benefit of being situated at the base of the Sierra Crestillina Mountain, which is classified as a Natural Park and is one of the major natural habitats for the Griffon Vulture. Finca Capellan is a perfect spot for taking in some of Spain’s incredible wildlife.
This beautiful, secluded and peaceful country retreat has the benefit of being only 20 minutes from the coast, so you really can get the best of best worlds while enjoying time at Finca Capellan, you will discover something for everyone while staying here.
You enter Finca Capellan through large antique double doors, to a central courtyard. A large marble fountain is the centre piece of this beautiful space, which has lots of greenery and a Moroccan table and chairs where you can enjoy your breakfast and take in the early morning sun.
Enter the house through another set of large double doors to the main living area. In front, is a stylish place to relax with sofas and a coffee table. These are positioned in front of 3 large arched windows, a feature of the house which you will find repeated in almost all rooms. These let in a vast amount of light and let you take in the breath-taking views and every turn. They allow you access to the front terrace and a comfy seating area where you have views and steps down to the pool. Turning right you continue into the ‘L’ shaped living area. The large wooden dining table seats 12 guests. Past that you will find the large modern kitchen equipped with all mod-cons and a huge kitchen island. The kitchen provides access to a covered side terrace that has a dinning area that seats 12 and a soft seating area. There are stairs to the garden and pool area.
Through the kitchen you will find a well-equipped second kitchen and laundry room. There is a door to the courtyard and to the kitchen terrace. Attached to this, there is a maid’s room with a single bed and a toilet and shower room.
If you take a left once you enter the double doors you will find a separate TV room with open wood fire and B&O TV and surround sound speakers. There is an arched window giving access to the garden.
Also, on your left there is a double bedroom with en-suite shower, double sink and toilet, fitted wardrobes and an arched window giving access to the garden. Through this room there is another slightly smaller double bedroom with en-suite shower, sink and toilet, fitted wardrobes and a door to the courtyard. This allows a separate private entrance to the bedroom, without having to pass through the first bedroom.
Lastly, on the left you will find a guest toilet and stairs to the first floor.
At the top of the stairs on the right there is a large double bedroom with en-suite with a bath, shower, double sinks and separate toilet and fitted wardrobes. This room has an arched window to a private covered terrace.
Turn left at the top of the stairs, and along the corridor is the master bedroom. There is an en-suite with a bath, shower, double sinks and separate toilet and bidet. This room has a large dressing room and two double doors to a huge terrace.
Continue along the corridor to find two bedrooms, one on the left and one on the right. The one on the left is a double with built in wardrobes, a window seat with views across the valley and arched windows to a private covered terrace. The bedroom on the right is a double and has a window seat with views across the valley and a window looking into the courtyard and fitted wardrobes. In the middle of these bedrooms is a large bathroom with a bath, shower, double sinks and a toilet.
On the right of the main entrance on the ground floor there are stairs to the basement where you shall find the games room. It is equipped with a pool table, computer, and games cupboard. There are double doors allowing access to the garden. Access to the gym is through the games room. The gym is large and well equipped with weights and a weight bench, running machine, exercise bike, cross trained, inverter table and punch bag. There are mats and balls for floor work and a wall mounted TV. The gym has a glass wall which can fully open, giving spectacular views of the garden and valley.
The private swimming pool area is accessed by rustic steps and is situated down below the house. The pool is 14m x 7m and has an electric retractable safety cover. Around the pool you will find sunbeds and umbrellas and a pool house. Inside the wooden framed pool house there is a comfy seating area and coffee table and a dining area. There is also a kitchen area with a sink and a fridge. There is a Weber gas BBQ.
The garden is well kept and extensive, with many different areas for you to enjoy. You will find a children’s play area with trampoline, swings, climbing frame, playhouse and zip line. For the older kids, there is a tree house and rope swing. The garden has a huge flat area with artificial grass that can be used for games, there are football goals and a basketball hoop.
To the left of the house there is another smaller area with artificial grass that provides incredible views of the Sierra Crestillina Mountain. There are relaxing chairs to help you take in the view and a table and chairs. This area is next to the vegetable patch.
There is a second entrance to the house with space for extra parking.