villas for sale in gaucin
Welcome to Molino Taponero, an enchanting ex-flour mill nestled alongside the serene river Genal near Gaucin. Steeped in history, this remarkable mill boasts elements dating back to Moorish times, making it one of the most intriguing buildings in the area. Privately situated in a picturesque location, this historic gem has been lovingly restored, offering extensive living and workshop space. Embrace the beauty of wild countryside, where sweeping mountain vistas and the gentle melodies of birdsong and the flowing river create a haven of peace. With its character-filled charm and original features, this property presents an opportunity for rural tourism or your own idyllic retreat. The main mill house building houses two independent living spaces, with an additional self-contained guest cottage nestled in the private grounds. Currently, the property hosts a fully operational weaving business, utilizing antique traditional machinery to produce fine quality wool, cashmere, and natural fiber products. The property is offered for sale either without the machinery or to include the weaving business as a going concern subject to negotiation with the current owners. This space occupied by the machinery could easily be repurposed for yet further accommodation, providing endless possibilities for your vision. As you step into the large, attractive main house, you'll be greeted by a warm country house design and a double-height living room adorned with large windows. From here, French doors lead to a patio, offering breathtaking views of the majestic Sierra Crestellina mountain. The country kitchen, featuring charming wood fittings and fixtures, flows seamlessly from the living room, with a central dining area leading up a staircase to the master bedroom. This generously proportioned room boasts oak flooring and an abundance of natural light streaming through the tall living room windows. You'll relish waking up to the captivating sight of Crestellina mountain every morning. The master bedroom also treats you to a private terrace with vistas of Monte Hacho and the Gaucin castle. Within the bedroom, an en-suite shower and toilet are thoughtfully tucked away, and the bath itself adds a touch of elegance to the corner of the room. Connected to the kitchen, you'll find a delightful guest bedroom with an en-suite shower and patio doors opening onto a terrace overlooking the inviting plunge pool below. Outside, the property extends over a vast one and a half hectare plot, bordered by the meandering river on one side and rolling hills on the other. The surrounding land is a canvas of flat, open space, tamed with mature flower beds, lawns, and patios, offering a tranquil sanctuary. The expansive lawn surrounding the buildings is graced by majestic poplar trees, which offer shade and protection, creating a harmonious symphony with the sound of the river and the chorus of birds. This oasis of calm lies within the lush greenery of the Genal valley, a paradise for nature lovers, hosting diverse trees, vegetation, and wildlife, including river otters, herons, eagles, and griffon vultures. Gazing towards the south, you'll find the Cristallena mountain dominating the view from most areas of the property, enhancing the beauty of this extraordinary location. Immerse yourself in the enchanting Coto del Jarrequeque, surrounded by kilometers of untamed land and ancient farmsteads. This is your chance to experience a unique piece of history, where the past embraces the present in perfect harmony. Don't miss this exceptional opportunity – schedule a viewing today and begin your journey towards owning your own piece of paradise at Molino Taponero.