Luxury 6 bedroom property for sale in La Drova Valencia, Complete Tranquility €950,000
Ref: VC/FV/ 1010017
We are representing the sale of this Luxury country villa with magnificent design features and surrounded by spectacular views of nearby mountains and countryside. Situated 2 minutes from the picturesque village of La Drova at 7km from Gandia town and beach, this unique property enjoys privacy and tranquillity while being within easy reach of urban services. The village of Barx is 3km from this property where there are many shops, bars and restaurants, local schools and supermarket. There are public bus services to Gandia and surrounding towns from La Drova and from Barx. Gandia is 7 km away and here there are all urban amenities including international schools, medical centres, shopping centres, public bus and train services to Valencia city centre and along the Mediterranean coast. There are excellent access routes to motorways from this area with the A7 Mediterranean coast road linking Valencia and Alicante where there are international airports to most European destinations.
This magnificent 530m2 property is set on 2,950m2 of landscaped grounds. The grounds are walled and double width metal gates lead up a sweeping gravel driveway to the main property. There is a video controlled entrance system and closed circuit security TV cameras around the grounds of the property. The principal property is spread over 3 floors with the main entrance to the property being on the ground floor where large double oak wood doors open to a spacious entrance hallway. To the right of the entrance hallway there is a gymnasium which opens onto the swimming pool terrace area. To the left of the entrance hallway there is an en-suite double bedroom with full bathroom with shower unit and a modern bathtub. There is a walk-in dressing area and there is an air conditioning unit. There is an office/double bedroom, guest bathroom and a hallway leads to a laundry/utility room. A large cloakroom is situated at the base of a marble staircase which leads up to the first floor. This ground floor level of the property has been designed to be easily converted to independent guest accommodation as the current gymnasium has been plumbed and electrical points have been installed to accommodate a full kitchen.
The first floor consists of the main living areas and has many artisan design features including a spectacular curved wrought iron staircase and a feature marble fire-place personally designed by the current owners. High ceilings, marble flooring, Cartouche wall panels, Doric coving and rosette ceiling moulding from which hangs a magnificent chandelier give authentic grandeur to this exquisitely styled lounge and reception room. The marble fireplace has a fitted gas fire unit and there are hot and cold air conditioning units. This entire property is characterised by its bright, light filled rooms and the lounge is consistent with this, with large double width, double glazed sliding doors leading out to a wide Balustrade balcony which also communicates with the dining room and opens to a wider entertaining area. This balcony takes full advantage of spectacular views of the Monduver mountains, surrounding countryside views and overlooks the gardens and pool area. Adjoining the lounge room, through two archways, is the dining room. This has a dining capacity for 8-10 guests and is light filled with sliding doors leading out to the Balustrade balcony and on the other side, double sliding doors leading to a magnificent exterior staircase and the main entrance driveway. The dining room communicates with the modern fully fitted kitchen which has been designed to incorporate and integrate all domestic appliances including a Pyrolyte self-cleaning oven, microwave oven, double fridge and double freezer, dishwasher, 5-ring gas hob and a built-in deep fat fryer. A large stainless steel extraction fan and canopy overhangs the gas hob and deep-fat fryer. There is a centre-isle with a vegetable sink integrated into a handcrafted granite-top with bevelled edging. An osmosis water filter system provides drinking water to the kitchen. A kitchen doorway leads to a breakfast terrace which is shaded by a Pergola and overlooks the front gardens and entrance driveway. This is a practical entrance to the property for daily use.
The main bedroom wing leads from the lounge room and here there are three spacious double bedrooms each with king-size beds, large fitted wardrobes, air-conditioning units and oil-fired central heating radiators. Two of these bedrooms open onto an expansive entertaining terrace. The third of these bedrooms has a four poster bed and is en-suite with a large walk-in dressing area. This en-suite bathroom is complete with an independent shower unit, sunken bathtub, vanity unit, bidet and toilet. Also on this level are a complete family bathroom again with independent shower unit, bathtub, vanity unit, bidet and toilet. There is a further guest bathroom with toilet and sink at the lounge end of this wing. All windows and doors have extra security locks, roller shutters and mosquito screens fitted. There are telephone points, Television sockets and sectional lighting fittings in all bedrooms. All doors are solid oak wood and elegant floor tiling is continued throughout the property. All shower units are hydro-massage power showers and all bathtubs have Jacuzzi features.
From the lounge room, the sweeping marble staircase, leads to the Master en-suite where there is an incorporated television and media centre and large full-length wardrobes. The en-suite is complete with independent hydro-massage shower unit, Jacuzzi bathtub, vanity unit, bidet and toilet. There is a heated towel rail, as there is in all other bathrooms. The Master bedroom has its own private terrace which is spacious and which takes advantage of spectacular views consistently characteristic of this unique property.
The gardens and grounds of this large property are spread over three interlinking levels. The lower level contains the large 11m x 5m swimming pool which is tiled and has an integrated filter system. It is surrounded by a paved terrace with a sun-loungers area, a dining area, mature Palm tree garden and a large exterior shower. The pool area continues a lawn garden area with further planted flower beds and leading to the main residence entrance via an arched covered porch. Access to this entire area is via antique Spanish wooden doors with wrought iron detailing.
The main pool terrace leads to a sunken exterior Jacuzzi shaded by a Pergola. Double curved staircases lead up to an extensive entertaining area with dining capacity for 15 or more people under a wood framed Gazebo. A fully equipped Summer kitchen with barbeque, gas oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge and sink borders this entertaining area and there is further patio space on both sides of the Gazebo. The Summer kitchen is part of an independent guesthouse and sports room. In this building, there is a full size snooker room off which are a double bedroom and a complete bathroom with shower unit. The design and distribution of this building allow for easy conversion to a self-contained guest apartment as there are television points, telephone point and pre-installation plumbing for an air-conditioning unit in situ.
The entrance of the guesthouse looks onto the uppermost level of the grounds where there is a low-maintenance fruit orchard with avocado, grapefruit, various orange trees, lemon, plum and apple trees all bordered by a blackberry hedgerow. The fruit orchard leads to a large lawn area which leads to an open-air full sized squash court. Completing the grounds, to the rear of the guest-house and leading to the breakfast terrace off the kitchen, there is a vegetable plot. This adjoins a rock garden with a large water feature which leads to the principal entrance gateway of the property. There is a double garage and further storage-rooms off the driveway of the property.
This unique luxury property has many outstanding features most notably its immaculate condition, quality of materials used, its flowing distribution and design, its picturesque location and spectacular views.