This Mediterranean style villa is located in the exclusive Alcuzcuz, El Madroñal area of Marbella, neighbouring the famous La Zagaleta Estate and Country Club. The villa is truly one of a kind offering character, privacy, luxury and open space. Due to its elevated position the views from this property are absolutely unparalleled spanning the Spanish coast line, Gibraltar and even the African coast across the sea. The house stands in a private plot of just under 14.000m² and has a footprint of 1422m² which includes approximately 540m² of terracing. It is built over 3 floors and all rooms on the ground floor (plus 6 bedrooms) have access to the mature gardens.The house itself has 9 bedrooms in total with the master bedroom, and one other, having the added features of dressing rooms and balconies with stunning views. There is a separate staff apartment with its own entrance and a further self contained apartment in the pool house with kitchenette and bathroom. The heart of the house comprises of a beautiful and spacious sitting room with fireplace, a large formal dining room and spacious kitchen with work island. All are bright with plenty of natural light and open up onto extensive terraces some of which are shaded by age old vines whilst others are open and uncovered with beautiful fountains and water features. The large, salt water pool is located within the exquisite gardens with plenty of space for sunbathing and relaxing. The extensive gardens are simply enchanting and the property even boasts a separate vegetable garden for organically home grown produce.There is parking for 4 cars as well as a separate garage entrance and further parking for guests. The property has a separate entrance for garden and maintenance access.Some features: Underfloor heating in the bathrooms, Air conditioning throughout, Solar panels for hot water, wine room with 3 large wine fridges and a large basement area that could be turned into a gym or cinema room.This house is perfectly located. Far enough from the crowds to be immersed in the peace and tranquillity of nature but only a 5 minute drive to San Pedro, 10 minutes to Puerto Banus and Marbella where the hustle and bustle of town life is available. Malaga airport is only 35 minutes' drive and Gibraltar airport 55 minutes away. This house is truly unique. Full of a charm that is not seen in many houses today, it is an oasis of calm and beauty that offers a retreat from the busy lifestyle that so many of us live today. Please contact us for a viewing or for further information.