Country houses for sale

Bargains available in fashionable Marbella

Seven-bedroom villa in La Zagaleta
2009 €10m
2010 €8.95m
(In sterling, down from £9.1m to £7.52m- saving £1.58m)


This new villa has uninterrupted sea views and a state-of-the-art entertainment system that pipes music and satellite television throughout the property. It also has a magnificent living room, opening onto both the western and eastern terraces-the terracing stretches over three floors. There are two heated swimming pools, one indoors and one outdoors, both with saltwater.
(Christie’s Great Estates, 00 34 952 765 138)

Brand new house on the Golden Mile
2009 €4.5m
2010 €2.995m
(In sterling, down from £4,095,000 to £2,515,800-saving £1.58m)


This exceptional new property is situated in a quiet and wellestablished area on the Golden Mile, just three minutes from the Marbella Club Hotel, and the views to the sea arespectacular. Accommodation is spread over three floors and includes six en-suite bedrooms, each with its own private terrace, a large sitting room and an elegant dining room.
(Savills, 020-7016 3740)

Villa on La Zagaleta Golf Course
2009 €8.5m
2010 €6.95m
(In sterling, down from £7.73m to £5.83m-saving £1.9m)


This villa sits in an enviable position withwonderful sea views. It has marble floors, one indoor and two outdoor swimming pools, a gym, a cinema room and a wine cellar, and the master bedroom suite occupies the entire first floor. There are six bedrooms and six bathrooms, plus independent staff quarters.
(Christie’s Great Estates, 00 34 952 765 138)

Beachside villa, San Pedro de Alcantara
2009 €5.9m
2010 €4.25m
(In sterling, down from £5.37m to £3.57m-saving £1.8m)


Only a few minutes from Guadalmina Beach and some of the best golf courses the Costa del Sol has to offer, this fantastic beachside property was built in 2003 and has never been lived in-it’s as good as new. It was built to an exceptional standard and offers 825sq m of space. The comfortable accommodation includes two impressive reception rooms that give easy access to the garden and barbecue area. The house has six bedrooms and also offers staff quarters.
(Christie’s Great Estates, 00 34 952 765 138)

Rustic villa in El Madronal
2009 €3.6m
2010 €2.65m
(In sterling, down from £3.27m to £2.23m-saving £1.04m)


Set in the hills above San Pedro town, this spectacular villa was built in 2004 and has an open-plan approach to the use of interior space. Inside, twin staircases lead to the minstrel gallery and three of the five bedrooms; downstairs, the drawing room has fantastic views of the sea. A covered outdoor dining terrace seats 12 and the garden was designed for easy maintenance.
(Knight Frank, 020-7629 8171)

Mansion in the Marbella Hill Club
2009 €12m
2010 €9m
(In sterling, down from £10.9m to £7.56m-saving £3.36m)


This imposing hilltop property wows from the first view, with a sweeping double staircase showing off high ceilings and lavish interiors. The ample drawing room leads onto a terrace, and the separate dining room is perfect for formal entertaining. There are four bedrooms on the ground floor; upstairs are a further three guest bedrooms and the master bedroom suite, which includes an en-suite bathroom with a Jacuzzi in a bow window. The property also has panoramic views.
(Knight Frank, 020-7629 8171)

Villa in La Zagaleta Golf and Country Club
2009 €10m
2010 €7.5m
(In sterling, down from £9.1m to £6.3m-saving £2.8m)


This is one of the most impressive houses in the whole of La Zagaleta. Spread over more than 1,000sq m, the property has an east and a west wing, and an octagonal dining room. There are three main reception rooms, seven bedrooms and seven bathrooms and the master bedroom suite-comprising a dressing room, generous bathroom, sitting room and a large terrace with superb views-occupies the entirety of the first floor. The gardens are immaculately landscaped, and there is a heated pool.
(Aylesford International, 00 34 951 317 317)

Brand new villa in La Zagaleta
2009 €10m
2010 €8.5m
(In sterling, down from £9.1m to £7.14m-saving £1.96m)


This imposing private villa near the south gate of the La Zagaleta Estate has extensive terracing over three floors to extend the outdoor space as much as possible. Accommodation is spacious, with seven bedrooms on the ground and first floors, and the reception rooms have been designed to make the most of the views. The lower ground floor is devoted to games and exercise, with an indoor swimming pool, a gym, a pool table, and a bar with a drop-down entertainment screen.

(Knight Frank, 020-7629 8171)

Apartments in Los Robles
2009 €285,000-€353,780
2010 €215,000-€266,000
In sterling, down from £321,939-£259,350 to £223,440-£180,600-saving £98,499)


These properties are well built and enjoy a peaceful position in Los Robles next to the Los Arqueros Golf and Country Club, just moments from Marbella itself. The apartments are built in an Andalucian style, with contemporary interiors and marble floors, and are very easy to maintain-they’re perfect lock-up-and-leave properties, having underground garaging with excess storage facilities. Each apartment has its own private terrace facing south or south-west to make the most of the evening sun.
(Chesterton Humberts, 020-3040 8210)