It is frequent in the Malaga region of Axarquia that beautiful historic buildings like this Olive Mill have not been able to overcome the passage of time and abandonment. This is certainly not the case with this spectacular home which has retained its original structure & beauty with thanks to the efforts of the current owner, an architect, who has restored the Mill to its original beauty.
This wonderful home is located in the heart of Frigiliana´s countryside just a 15 minute drive from the village itself (with 500m of dirt track), and is a beautiful secluded retreat that offers fantastic space both internally and externally with its swimming pool and gardens.
With an overall build size of 301 m2, set on a plot of 3500 m2, the property has well proportioned rooms and high ceilings. Upon entering the property is this homes spectacular original Olive Mill which has been beautiful preserved and restored, and takes center stage in the heart of the villas living space. The central living room also features an abundance of additional traditional historic features and oozes charm and character throughout. Such features include a large historic fire place with open fire, vaulted wooden beamed ceiling and traditional terracotta floor tiles. The lounge is connected to the kitchen with breakfast bar, and an adjoining dining area with ample space for entertaining guests. The kitchen & dining area leads to a covered patio with an additional working traditional open fireplace.
Stairs from the main living space lead to a split level with one double bedroom and one bathroom, the stairs then continue to the first floor with a mezzanine balcony overlooking the living room with mill stone, it is here where the master bedroom is located with an en-suite bathroom and direct access to a large covered terrace with wonderful countryside views.
The property also benefits from a separate guest house which is located adjacent to the main property and can be connected via the pretty patio. The guest house has its own lounge and a small kitchenette, 2 double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. One of the bedrooms is located on the first floor of the guest house and features an en-suite bathroom and direct access to a private terrace.
The outdoor space available with this property offers excellent quality of life with mature trees, a private gated entrance, shaded patios, ample terrace space for sun bathing and most importantly a beautiful private swimming pool. The garden has a large amount of privacy and benefits from not being overlooked by neighboring properties.
The villa has private parking for at least 3 cars as well as its own fully legalised private water well (as well as being connected to Frigiliana´s water supply) and a septic tank for waste.
In addition the beach of El Playazo is only 3km from the mill via the road adjoining the river seco.
Properties of this grandeur and historic nature rarely become available for sale, and any purchaser of a property like this one, is not only buying a beautiful home but also a piece of Frigiliana´s history.