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Luxury country house to buy near Girona, Costa Brava
- Country house, 6 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms
- Size 2,005m² (21,581ft²)
- Plot size 17.5ha (1,883,682ft²)
Luxury country property to buy near Girona and the Costa Brava with exceptional equestrian facilities and 17.5 ha of private land
This breathtaking luxury property is located in a tranquil and private countryside setting less than 1km from the town of Cassa de la Selva, near Girona and the Costa Brava.
Formerly a watermill dating from the 15th Century, the property has been restored to the highest standards (works completed in 2007) and is set in 17.5 hectares of private land, 2ha of which is completely fenced - including beautifully maintained landscaped gardens and superb equestrian facilities. The is the option of purchasing an additional 50ha of land.
The millhouse offers a total of 1188m2 of living space across two levels and is adorned with beautiful antique pieces, hand-painted Catalan ceilings, several period fireplaces and handsome wooden doors. The works took 4 years to complete and the property benefits from all the comforts of modern living, including Bang and Olufsen sound and TV installations and underfloor heating.
The house has imposing hallways, a very spacious living room with a stunning fireplace and 17th Century stained glass windows, a large dining room, an amazing library, a live-in kitchen of over 90m2 with spectacular fireplace and a beautiful chapel with 16th Century stained glass windows.
The house is situated alongside a small river and is surrounded by beautifully manicured lawns and rose gardens, with several shaded terrace areas, a swimming pool, a greenhouse, a lake, covered parking for 4 cars and a wooden-built staff house. The professional equestrian facilites (817m2) are located just 65m from the property.
The equestrian facilities, located 65m from the main house, include:- Stables for 8 horses; an Olympic-sized dressage ring and a lunging arena; 9 paddocks for grazing with covered shelters and water dispensers; a covered exercise machine for 4 horses; a beautiful office/tack room with kitchenette; hot/cold horse shower; adjustable infrared lamp with blower system; fully equipped studio for a groom; a fully equipped two-bedroom guesthouse with living room and kitchen; a garage for 2 tractors; a large hay barn; feed room with oats and barley crusher; and a heated storeroom.
Additional features: A lake supplying water for the automaric irrigation systems; heated greenhouse; a beautiful rose garden filled with David Austen's famous old English roses; vegetable and herb gardens; apple orchard; chicken house; workshop; back-up generator; 2 private wells providing approximately 12.000 ltr of water per hour for the premises; two 15.000 ltr water deposits; gas central heating; separate gasoil heating system for the equestrian facilities; alarm system; re-enforced security doors and windows
The property is distributed as follows:-
Ground floor: Grand entrance hall; three receptions rooms (each with large fireplace); kitchen / dining room with fireplace; pantry; guest bedroom with en-suite bathroom and reading room; chapel; covered terrace with access to swimming pool
Lower ground floor: Large master bedroom with two bathrooms and extensive dressing room areas; reception room; double bedroom with en-suite bathroom; various utlity and storage rooms; extensive wine cellars
The estate is ideally located on the edge of the Gavarres natural park, just 15-minutes from Girona airport, Girona city and the nearest beaches of the Costa Brava (Sant Feliu de Guixols).
This is an exquisite and unique country estate and would be ideal for a buyer looking to enjoy a discreet, luxury lifestyle in a privileged location close to Girona, Barcelona and the Costa Brava.
Girona Airport 8km
Sant Feliu de Guixols (Costa Brava) 19km
French border 75km
House was featured as European Property of the Day in the Wall Street Journal Europe