Phone Number
0067701444344904382 9174256755486464878011661711537849913644

Address
Xativa, Valencia, Spain

property description

designed in the 1950’s by the well known Spanish Architect Miguel Colomina to the owners exacting standards and requirements to provide what can only be described as one of the most stunning houses we have ever seen. The build itself for the main house is just under 2000m2 and is currently arranged to provide a mansion house and on the ground floor this comprises an impressive entrance hall with sweeping central marble staircase and bar area; a drawing room; formal dining room; breakfast room and a wood panelled study. On the first floor there is a galleried landing which leads to the master bedroom suite, with dressing room and en-suite shower room/WC; two bathrooms/WC; five double bedrooms; an additional dressing room and a first floor lounge, which was originally two further bedrooms which could easily be reinstated if required.

The accommodation does not stop there. There is an additional wing to the property which on the first floor provides a huge games room, with a lounge area and on the ground floor it provides guest accommodation offering two double bedrooms, one of which has en-suite facilities, a bathroom/WC and a lounge.

For staff, there is a self contained annex which has a bathroom/WC, double bedroom and store room that adjoins the main kitchen and service area to the house.

On the first floor, the floors have been finished in attractive parquet. Many of the rooms have fabric covered walls giving a feeling of opulence and splendour and this coupled with the size of rooms and the light that is let in by large windows throughout the property makes you realise that you are in a very special home.

The main house has many quality features, such as the unique sweeping stair case which leads to the galleried landing and the marble floors to the principle rooms on the first floor. Standing in grounds of some 9500m2 which are fully enclosed by red brick walls, which match those that the property has been constructed of, the house benefits from a large swimming pool area with surrounding terrace, gazebo, changing room and WC. Wide steps lead down in to the pool and the whole area is totally secluded.

The rear garden has a superb casita which was built featuring reclaimed 16th century timbers and

architectural features to create the most superb function room with kitchen area and WC. The focal point of this casita is the huge fireplace with BBQ and this building could be used to provide a self contained annexe or as a function room for Communions or Weddings. Also within the rear garden are two stables and a “mock” stream that meanders through the mature grounds.

To the front of the house is a carport for three cars and a garage/workshop which leads to a large pump

house, that houses two large water tanks and the pump for one of the two wells which provide the

property with its’ own water supply. There is ample parking for many cars and the area is approached via impressive electric gates with handsome gate posts topped with period lights, which match the exterior lighting and lamp posts.

Now this is not just a superb home, it also comes complete with a thriving business, which is totally separate from the main building. It is an Ibizan style “chill-out” bar and restaurant which is extremely popular with local residents. It can be found in what was once part of the extensive front garden and is accessed via identical gates to those that lead to the main house. The “chill-out” garden is arranged around a central water feature with external gazebo bar and individual seating areas. The whole area is surrounded by mature trees and shrubs and screened from the road by an ivy-topped brick wall.

The restaurant area can seat approximately one hundred and twenty to one hundred and fifty people under cover and what was once a gate house has been tastefully and lavishly extended to provide an internal bar area for the cooler months which leads to the dining room with impressive timber beams and ceiling and roller blinds, so that it can be open in the summer and enclosed in the winter months.

The bar and restaurant has a commercial stainless steel catering kitchen with storage rooms off and there are male and female toilet facilities.

This property not only provides a fantastic home and income with the way it is set up at the present time, but it could be used to create the most superb boutique hotel, restaurant and bar and offers a wealth of possibilities to any buyer.

Main Accommodation

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall. 8.1m x 5.6m

A most impressive and light entrance hall with large windows to both the front and rear of the house. There is a central, sweeping staircase to the first floor with marble steps and wrought iron handrail and balustrade. Recessed Bar Area 2.3m x 1.1m with fitted shelving and counter. Attractive marble flooring. Ornate wooden doors to:

Drawing Room. 8.1m x 6.4m narrowing to 4.2m

A bright room with marble floor, large windows to the front of the property and an additional window to the rear. Inset fireplace with wooden panelled chimney breast. Coved ceiling. Air conditioning.

Formal Dining Room. 5.5m x 4.2m

A stunning room with ornate ceiling having a central recessed circular feature which sets off the over table chandelier. Coved ceiling. Marble floor. Windows overlooking the rear garden. Two recessed dressers with fitted shelving over. Door to service area with bevelled and mirrored panels.

Study. 4.8m x 3.1m

A handsome study with lavishly panelled walls with recessed shelving and matching cupboards. There is a fireplace and a window overlooking the rear garden.

Lobby

Door allowing access to the bar area and breakfast room. Built-in cloaks cupboard.

Separate wc

window to the front. Close coupled WC and a “gold” inset basin surrounded by marble. ¾ marble covered walls.

Breakfast Room. 3.5m x 3.2m

Window to the front garden. Coved ceiling. Door to:

Preparation and Storage Room.

An irregular shape room with door to rear courtyard. Double built-in cupboards. Marble staircase to first floor. Door allowing access to the wine cellar and two storage rooms. Additional kitchen and door to:

Staff Lobby Area.

Staff Bathroom/wc

window to the side. Bath, close coupled WC and pedestal basin.

Staff Bedroom. 3.3m x 2.9m

Double built-in wardrobe. Window to the side of the property.

Store Room/Staff Bedroom. 4.3m x 3m

Fitted shelving and built-in wardrobe cupboard.

Kitchen. 6m x 3.5m

Fitted with an extensive range of painted wall and floor mounted cupboards providing a wealth of storage and working area. There is a window to the side, air-conditioning unit and a large understairs cupboard/larder. Door to:

Service Area.

Door providing access to the formal Dining Room. Wall and floor mounted fitted cupboards. Ranch style doors to the lobby area of the guest wing.

Guest Wing

Lobby. 4.3m 2.9m

Window and door to the rear garden. Service staircase to the first floor family games room. Door to:

Hall

Wall light. Door to large walk-in shelved cupboard. Door to:

Guest Lounge. 5.4m x 4.1m

The guest lounge area has a window to the rear garden and an attractively panelled study area with

matching room divider and shelving. Door to:

Guest Bedroom. 4.1m x 3.1m

Windows and door to rear garden. Fitted wardrobes with louvre doors and storage cupboards over. Fireplace with inset wood burning stove. Fitted Door allowing access to:

En-Suite Bathroom/wc

this is an impressive bathroom with marble walls and an inset bath with mixer/shower attachment. There is a close coupled WC, vanity unit in a marble surround with lights and mirror over. Two windows.

Guest Bedroom. 3.7m x 2.9m

Window overlooking the rear garden. Padded walls with an attractive striped design. Two built-in double wardrobes.

Guest Bathroom/wc

fitted with a bath, vanity unit with inset basin and cupboards under and mirror over. Close coupled WC. Window to the rear garden.

First Floor

The galleried landing is as impressive as the entrance hall with large windows to the front of the property. The ceiling is coved and there is a large central recess directly over the stairwell where presently a massive chandelier is Marble floor. Door to inner hallway. Door to:

Master Bedroom Suite

Dressing Room. 3.9m 3.1m

Large sliding door allowing access to the balcony which overlooks the front garden. Coved ceiling. Built-in double wardrobe with mirror fronted doors. Door to:

Master Bedroom. 4.7m x 4m

Windows to both the front and rear of the property. Deep coved ceiling. Air conditioning unit. Padded walls with beige coloured material. Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room/wc

built-in 1.5 size shower cubicle with directional body jets and glazed screen and door. Vanity unit with inset basin, cupboards under and a large mirror over. Door to WC with window to the rear and close coupled WC. Door to:

Bedroom 3. 4.2m x 2.5m

Wall light points. Window overlooking the rear garden. Built-in double wardrobe. Coved ceiling. Padded walls with floral material. Door to galleried landing.

First Floor Lounge. “L” shaped with the larger area being 5.9m x 5.4m and the smaller area being 2.9m x 3.1m

This room was originally two bedrooms and could be easily reinstated if required. However, at the present time it provides a comfortable lounge area with grey marble fireplace and fitted shelving. There is a double built-in wardrobe cupboard, deep coved ceiling and two doors that allow access to the galleried landing. Windows overlook the rear garden.

Inner Hallway

Stairs down to the Preparation and Storage area. Padded walls with an attractive deep peach coloured Recessed Ceiling lights. Parquet flooring.

Bedroom 2. 4m x 3m

Padded walls with a beige material. Window to the front of the property. Two built-in double wardrobes.

Bathroom/wc

fitted with a double pedestal basin, close couple WC and bath. Window to the front of the property.

Bedroom 4. 4m x 3m.

Padded walls with attractive striped design. Built-in double wardrobe. Window overlooking the rear garden.

Bathroom/wc

fitted with a double bowl pedestal basin, bath and Close coupled WC. Window to the rear. ¾ marble to the walls.

Bedroom 5. 4.2m x 3.1m An “L” shaped room

Window to the front of the property. Built-in wardrobes.

Second Dressing Room 3.9m x 3.1m

A very pretty room with a window overlooking the rear courtyard. This room has padded walls with an attractive fruit print and a built-in dresser style unit with recessed shelves and cupboards under. There are built-in wardrobes with mirrored fronts and a door allowing access to the Guest Wing landing and in turn the Family Games Room.

Family Games Room. 8.4m x 6.7m

What a fabulous family games room which has large windows looking out to the rear garden. The walls have been panelled in “limed” wood and there are built-in storage cupboards and an attractive parquet floor. At the far end there is open plan access to:

Lounge. 7.9m x 4.8m

A bright and cosy lounge with a large and imposing Fireplace and a traditional Valencia vaulted ceiling. There are exposed beams and windows which overlook the rear gardens.

Outside:

This lovely home is screened from the road by an Ivy topped red brick wall. Imposing double electric gates with large gate posts, topped by “antique” style lights lead to a large driveway which provides a wealth of parking for many cars. It leads to a carport for three vehicles and a garage/workshop. The front gardens are mature and planted with a wide variety of shrubs trees and plants. Dwarf evergreen hedges section off the individual grass and flower bed areas.

Approaching the house from the driveway, several steps lead down to the lawn area and entrance to the property. There is a covered seating area which leads through to the secluded swimming pool. The gardens to both the front and rear of the property are lit by “antique” style lamp posts and flood lights and the area is totally private and secluded.

The rear garden is laid mainly to lawn and there is a feature “mock” stream which meanders and makes its way through the mature trees. The rear garden, like the front, is enclosed by a high, red brick wall. There is a modern, double stable and a large storage building with pitched roof that houses the pumps for one of the two private wells that supply the water and irrigation for the property.

The swimming pool is an unusual shape and of a very good size. Wide steps lead down into it and the area is floodlit with a gazebo, WC and changing room. Again, this area is totally private.

Adjoining the swimming pool area and lawn is a delightful Casita 8m x 9.2, which was built by the owners out of 16th century reclaimed beams, timbers and architectural features that were saved from a property in Valencia.

This Casita is huge and is currently open plan. Its focal points being the 16th exposed beams and massive fireplace which has a BBQ grill and large canopy. There is also carved feature stonework and traditional Spanish door. There is also an air-conditioning Unit. The Casita is completely glazed on two sides and there is open plan access to the kitchen area which has fitted wall and floor mounted cupboards, marble worktops and a gas hob.

The Casita also has a Separate WC and could easily be used to provide a self contained annex for an elderly relative, or perhaps even accommodation for an owner/manager if the whole property were to be used as a boutique hotel.

Bar/Restaurant Jardin de Montemina

Jardin de Montemina was established approximately 5 years ago and now provides a very exclusive and stylish bar and restaurant that is popular with locals and people from the surrounding town.

Outside Bar Area

Set in what was once part of the front garden, with its mature palms, yuccas and attractive lawn area. It is approached via matching gates to that of the main house and path ways lead to the restaurant and a beautiful “chill-out” garden bar area which has been created with an Ibizan theme in mind.

Surrounding a central water feature there is a gazebo bar with fridges, sink and counter and individually grouped seating areas which are screened with muslin curtains have soft seating areas and day beds. The area has secluded lighting and there is a large crazy paved patio area with gazebo which provides additional seating area for the restaurant.

Restaurant

The restaurant has built an excellent reputation with local clientele. It has proved a popular venue for Communions and functions alike. It is able to cater for between one hundred and twenty and one hundred and fifty people.

The Main Bar Area 11.37m x 4.76m is air-conditioned and there is a sizable bar with ruby red marble counter with fridges and shelving. There are inset spot lights and double glazed windows and Off the bar is a small kitchen area with fitted cupboards and inset sink unit – ideal for the preparation of tapas. Within this building are toilet facilities for both ladies and gents and double glazed doors lead from the main bar area and the facilities area to the main.

The Restaurant is “L” shaped 15.8m x 5.5m

maximum and is an addition to the main bar area and the owners have carefully added it so that it naturally leads on to the outside bar area. Constructed of exposed timbers and beams, the side walls of the structure are roller blinds with UPVC windows. This means the area can be enclosed in the winter and open in the summer. The area benefits from air conditioning and it overlooks the garden and an attractive pond.

The Commercial Kitchen has been fitted with modern stainless steel appliances which comprises shelving, work surfaces and a six burner hob and To name just a few of the appliances, there is a double deep fat fryer and a hot plate. There is also a large stainless steel sink and extraction system. Beyond the kitchen are two long storage rooms which have fitted shelving and freezers. A private door also leads to the private front garden of the mansion house. Currently the only access from the bar to lead there.

If additional space was required to expand the bar further, this could be gained by utilising more of the front garden to the main house. The bar and restaurant arrangement is very well planned and for interested parties who can prove that they have the ability to purchase the property, accounts are available.

 

property description designed in the 1950’s by the well known Spanish Architect Miguel Colomina to the owners exacting standards and

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