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- 5 Bedrooms
- 6 Bathrooms
- 923m² / 9,935 ft² Build Size
- 1,875m² / 20,183 ft² Plot Size
- Private Pool
- Air Conditioning
- Sea Views
- Urban Location
- Sold December 2011
Villa for Sale in Estepona, Málaga
This stunning villa is finished to the highest possible standard. No expense has been spared. Typical Andalusian bodega, gymnasium, indoor and outdoor swimming pool, underfloor heating, intelligent system separate staff quarters are to name but a few of the features. The purchase price has been reduced from 8.6 million Euros to 5.800.000,00 Euros but bids submitted so VIP Almeria closing price €2.5 Million.
Situated on the new Golden Mile in the best front line beach location on a small and unique urbanization securely positioned between the 5 Star Kempinski Hotel and the new 5 star Mar Azul beach development.
CASA LA VELETA Plot size 1,875m2 Built 900m2 Electric gates lead into a car parking area with a double garage. Access to the villa is through two Double wooden entrance gates that open into a magnificent 200m2 enclosed Andalucian style courtyard, with Bar-B-Q and outside dinning area, around which the villa is constructed. The main accommodation areas of the villa consist of the following: - Main entrance hall with steps down into an open plan lounge and dinning room separated by a 2 way living fire and chimneybreast. The ceiling height rises to five metres with concealed lighting. The stunning panoramic sea views from the lounge and dinning room across the Mediterranean to Gibraltar and North Africa will take your breath away. The covered terrace off the lounge is a comfortable place to sit or dine while taking in the view. Leading off the main entrance hall is a spacious fully fitted kitchen with a central station internally fitted with separate hob, griddle and deep fat fryer. Off the kitchen is a separate breakfast room, a utility room that can also access the garage and drying area; all of these rooms also enjoy magnificent sea views. Step out of the kitchen door onto a terrace with steps leading down to the outside pool area, which is beachside. There is plenty of room for sunbathing on the terracotta terraces that surround the out door heated pool and overlook the beach. There is a fully tiled changing room off the pool terrace with shower and toilet facilities and a further room outside that can be used for permanent staff accommodation. Back in the villa there are two downstairs cloakrooms. Spacious high ceiling hallways lead to the four downstairs guest bedrooms. All bedrooms have fitted wardrobes, en suite bathrooms with independent showers, toilet and bidet. All bathrooms have electric under floor heating (for speed of service) controlled via a thermostat. One bedroom is currently being used as an office suite but can easily be converted back to a bedroom. From the hall go up the main marble stair way to the privately situated master bedroom suite, accessed through double doors with high wooden vaulted ceilings. Leading off a very large bedroom area is a spacious walk-in fitted dressing room that in turn leads into a magnificent bathroom en suite with a central round Jacuzzi bath, his and hers vanity stations, shower, toilet and bidet. Step outside the patio doors from the bedroom onto 100M2 of marbled terraces that enjoy the best of the sea views that can also be seen through every window and door upstairs. There are stairs leading from the ground floor hall to the lower level and entertainment area of the villa. You are first struck by a typical Andalucian bodega (wine cellar) built from various styles of Spanish pavoure bricks and viewed through a floor to ceiling glass wall in the square hallway. Also leading off the hallway there are 3 sets of double doors. The first set open into the magnificent games room which has a full size antique billiard table made from Brazilian mahogany with turned tulip legs and matching score board, manufactured by Ormes of Manchester, a large bar and seating area with a glass door leading into the fully stocked and acclimatized bodega. Through the second set of double doors is a toning table studio with a full set of seven beds, this room will easily convert into a cinema room. The remaining doors open into a fully equipped gymnasium with solid oak flooring. The matching equipment consists of an exercise bike, rowing machine, step machine, running machine, weight bench with weights and a multi gym. Off the gym is a marble tiled changing room with sauna, steam room, double shower and toilet facilities. A set of stairs leads from the gym up to the indoor pool complex, which has a 12 metre long fully tiled and heated swimming pool with a separate round Jacuzzi spa pool. The indoor pool area can also be accessed by double glass doors that lead into the outside enclosed courtyard area. The villa was constructed by English contractors and finished to the highest possible standard. No expense has been spared. The best materials available have been used, mainly imported from England, Italy and Germany. The marble and stone used was selected in Italy and shipped to Spain to be specifically cut and finished to the owners specification in Mojacar, Almeria, were the best cutting factories in Spain are located. The latest computerized Smart House Technology has been installed with automatic walk in lighting. An independent Smart ring main is installed throughout the house so that the system can take advantage of any new technical developments if required. The villa benefits from a secure infrared alarm system linked to a central station operated by Prosegur Alarms. An interior and exterior camera system can easily be added, if required, that can be monitored by the Prosegur central station and accessed and operated via computer or telephone by the owner worldwide. The villa is situated in a safe urbanization that benefits from the security employed by the Kempinski Hotel and Mar Azul. The villa has three independent heating systems. Under floor heating, serviced by hot water, a thermostatically controlled central heating system serviced by 29 modern Vasco spiral radiators each with independent thermo valves. The primary source of energy for hot water and the heating systems is Solar powered panels with a secondary gas powered boiler system that automatically cuts in when the solar power is not sufficient. Should the gas supply run out or not work for any reason the system will automatically switch to electric until the gas supply is replenished. A 5.000 litre sunken gas tank services the gas system. There is also hot and cold air conditioning throughout that can be independently controlled from every room. All windows and doors are double glazed with laminated, sound proofed security glass. All exterior windows and doors have electronic security shutters that can be independently operated at source or operated via the smart house system that can command all the shutters to rise or fall at the touch of one button or just the ground floor, bedroom or kitchen etc. An emergency lighting system services all areas should there be a power failure. An in house music system pipes music to every room, bathroom and corridor via a central station in the lounge, which can be serviced by any make of sound system (currently Bang & Olufsen). An independent control panel situated in all bedrooms and main areas allows guests to select the radio station of their choice or plug in their personal Ipod. A fully computerized automatic watering system services the gardens and all flower and plant containers. This villa has to many special features to be included in these details and can only be fully appreciated by a viewing.
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2,708.56€ per m²
251.63€ per ft²
* Transfer tax is based on the sale value or the cadastral value whichever is the highest.
Who We Are
We are an Irish owned company and trading since 2005. We are CIF registered in Spain (Number B04833737) & inscribed in the "Registro Mercantile de Almeria", AIPP regulated and CIPS - Certified International Property Specialist, we are also a member of the National Association of REALTORS® with NRDS ID: 061237049.
We offer more than just selling property. The company was formed as a combined venture between Stephen Howlett and Victoria Venturini. We have three children together (Two born in Almeria). This has provided us with experiencing many different aspects from local integration to schooling since our permanent move from Dublin, Ireland to Mojacar, Costa Almeria, Spain in 2003.
We found that our life experience was just as important as our professional. Community and lifestyle are important, so as parents, we ensure to be involved in the events and sponsor / promote many sports and youth events encouraging personal development.
At the VIP Almeria office communication is easy for us. We work with major national and international platforms to ensure marketing reach for our clients. Getting here is easy and we keep our website up to date with advice on how to get here from various airports. We do enjoy promoting our activity on social media such as our VIP Almeria Facebook page.
Our Buyers and Sellers are informed clients. Choosing a legal is equally as important as choosing the right agent, therefore we ask that when researching property options that you apply the same attention to an independent legal abogado. The Spanish word for a Lawyer is 'Abogado' and is the equivalent to a Solicitor or a Barrister in the UK or Ireland or Attorney in the United States.
We are here to present sound, straight talking advice as we are aware how daunting when purchasing overseas property, We are known as a very pro-active and progressive agency who works for the client's benefit. International buyers make up 23.4% of the property market and the population of Mojácar as an example has grown by 2,000 (41%) since 2000.
V.I.P Almeria can offer you all types of properties ranging from new build to resale opportunities. We also hold collaborations with developers and banks to offer key ready products at vastly reduced prices.
We are a key company to this area for introduction due to our multiple property and area exhibitions throughout Europe. Our client portfolio varies between Northern European, International and Spanish. We want people to enjoy this fantastic unspoiled natural area and have assisted so many integrating to the region which has a strong cultural identity.
VIP Almeria have been awarded many titles such as 2018’s ‘Leading Real Estate Adviser, Almeria, Spain’, No matter how big, successful or renowned a business may be, it goes without saying that, away from its own pool of talent and expertise, there will always be a network of trusted advisers behind the scenes helping to inform, guide and shape the way in which it operates. This is in addition to the awards, 2017 and in 2016 when we were given the title, Real Estate Firm of the Year, this award was set up to recognise the firms which are among the best and brightest when it comes to real estate, able to flourish in this dynamic sector.
Nominated and Winner of Best Broker, Costa Almeria, Steven Howlett was named as the Almeria Area expert by A Place in the Sun. He has also been involved in over a dozen successful TV shows which continue to this day. VIP Almeria have our own profile Section on "A Place in The Sun" which showcases our property listings, adding this to all major property portals including Rightmove Overseas to name a few options on where to see our listings advertised.
Real estate can be very intimidating to people are not familiar with its complexities hence why as an agent, we have the tools and resources to shortlist options that match the criteria. We know this market and how to deliver the finished article. Buying new or older house – calculate the extra works!
Our mentality and philosophy for selling has always been the same: DO NOT PUSH. When we are with a buyer, we always let the buyer steer the ship and make the final decision. We just provide the path to get there. As an Area expert, we have the tools and resources with the life experience to assist most questions and queries during the appointment. We feel that minute you start pushing as an agent, the buyer’s natural psychological defences will go up, and they start to think that you might just be trying to make a sale. So how can clients tell that they are working with an agent who has their best interest at heart?
Look at our testimonials, these are from real people and uploaded in their own words. You can see how area focused we are to help match the criteria requested, we present options however if it is not on our portfolio, we will point you in the right direction to make an informed decision.
This year we added so many new listings to our list of captivating locations. Creating unique memories all along the coastline from Mojacar to San Juan. We have created zonal area markers between Mojacar to San Juan with every beach having its own page highlighting recommendations and properties in that part of the beach.
We will continue to promote Costa Almeria and assist buyers with help to have their lifestyle and criteria matched. Buyers are treated to “Behind-the-Scenes” cover points of interest like local amenities, things to do that suit your lifestyle and area matching. Life is not just the Beach!!
Remember it is not just the house but the location. We are the only agent in this area that will protect your freehold purchase with a 20-year title deed insurance as a gift. We offer real support and aftercare for our valued clients.
Our Sellers receive a breakdown of visits, feedback and fees payable should they consider an offer to reserve so they understand the net amounts plus comparisons of sale agreed in their neighbourhood. We also aid with all certification to be degree218 compliant.
As everyone is different in their needs and criteria; If the property you want is not already on our books, VIP Almeria are specialists in sourcing property investments to suit every need via our excellent and diligent collaborators. We use only like-minded agents with the same work ethic and who are regulated. We offer you what you want, not just what we have. This service costs you nothing extra. If you wish to consider us as a lead agent (Buyer's agent) we will be delighted to present all the options the area has, including area tours as location is so important.
Of all the services, we provide to home-buyers, one of the most essential is helping them seek out the best options available to them. Many people feel comfortable knowing that we put ourselves in their shoes and will offer insight of advantages or disadvantages in a particular area. It is important to have an entry and exit plan unless it is your forever home. We have developed some solid contacts in this area over the years, so before you commit yourself, please feel free to contact us and experience it for yourselves.
When you decide it’s the right time for you to make a move or step forward, we would love to hear from you. Thank you for taking the time to look up our details and considering VIP Almeria as your agent.