Unique Nearly 1000 Ha Estate for Sale with Possibility to Develop into a Tourist Complex, Ronda, Andalusia, Costa del Sol
Situated at a 5-minute drive from the ancestral city of Ronda, in the beautiful surroundings of the Serranía de Ronda, in the heart of Andalusia. Ronda has the perfect infrastructure, as it is accessible by car on good roads, and public transport by bus and train connections.
To reach Marbella's world-famous Puerto Banús and the Costa del Sol beaches you only need 40 minutes. There are stunning views from the property of surrounding villages and the countryside.
The property has enormous possibilities for development.
The possibilities include luxury villas, hotel, bungalows, studios, commercial centre, sports centre, petrol station, camping, etc..
There is a tremendous demand in the area for this kind of development, so resale of the units will be possible.
The seller of the property is looking for investor(s) to purchase the fully legal Spanish Ltd. that is the owner of the property.
The estate falls into parts of Ronda, Júzcar, Cartajima and Alpandeire.
Description of the Estate
The total area of the estate is 950 hectares, (GPS measuring 2002). Of that, for touristic purposes 545 ha can be used, and 218,000 m² (21.8 ha) can be constructed on. The property is divided into two unequal parts by the Ronda-Algeciras (Gibraltar) Road (A-369), at km 6 from Ronda. The surface is mountaínous, with max. and min. heights between 1,450 and 800 mts above sea level, with some incredible views of the towns in the surrounding area, and even the Strait of Gibraltar from the very top.
The slopes have century old evergreen oaks scattered across them. The total estate holds 7 km of gravel roads which cross the farm, with 5 entries to the Algeciras road (4 accessible by car), each one with its gates.
The Arroyo de las Culebras, a small stream, is born in this property, and holds water throughout the year, being fed by over 20 natural springs. The farm has about 10 ha of flat land with young olive trees, very indicated for a luxurious camping site.
Description of the existing constructions
The main entrance to the constructed part of the estate is situated on the Algeciras - Ronda road at km 6. There is an electric remote controlled gate with bell system.
The main entrance road is completely tarmacked and is about 700 m long.
There is an industrial barn with 1,105 m² constructed and an exterior concreted surface of 1,500 m². Water and electricity (230/400, 3-phase voltage) are available, as a small kitchen is used by employees.
There are 4 buildings in total on the main constructed area. The farmhouse, which is partially renovated, has storage, and 10 stables. There is a garage for 8 to 10 cars. All is with water and electric power. The main house, which in fact are two separate semi-detached houses: has a total constructed area of 440 m² with central heating, satellite TV, fully equipped kitchens, sauna, bathrooms and bedrooms.
Around the main house there is a great terrace, with a solar heated swimming pool.
In addition to this there is a guesthouse by the pool.
There is an 80 m³ water reservoir and submerged water pump in an 80 m deep well with plenty of drinkable water. It is possible to irrigate the 10 ha of flat land with the installation of water points.
High tension electric with a 100 KVA transformer of Sevillana Endesa on the property.
At 2 km from the main house there is another farmhouse which is in ruins, with the size of 150 m², which can be reconstructed. This farmhouse also has its own water and access. No electric power there, but this can be transported over the property itself.
These are really enormous for the investor with a good long-term view.
- A tourist complex can be constructed or there can be invested in the property in a more moderate way. The tourist complex could be constructed partially using time share or selling in a leaseback construction.
The construction of a hotel and bungalows is possible up to 218,000 m² on one part of the estate. The respective approval has been given by the town hall of Ronda.
- Rural tourism, in the already partially reconstructed old farm house with its horse stables.
- Forest exploitation
- Hunting (rabbits, partridges, deer, mountain goats, etc.).
- Agricultural exploitation (olive groves and vineyards).
- Possibility of transforming the flat land into a luxury campsite (approximately 10 ha).
Reason of Sale
The owner has reached retirement age and his son has his own business concerns.
Taxation price 2011: 40,000,000 euros
Sale price now: 16,500,000 euros