Casa La Macarrona, a masterpiece by the architect Fernando Higueras
Casa La Macarrona is a masterpiece of Spanish architecture. It was designed and built by the renowned architect Fernando Higueras in the earlys 1970s, who drew his inspiration from the acclaimed flamenco dancer Juana Vargas, nicknamed as Juana 'La Macarrona'.Its interior is characterised by large beams and a rustic design, with robust dark wood furniture. The distinctive spiral staircase along the different floors of the house are inspired by the flounces and frills of Juana La Macarrona´s dresses and a tribute to the art of flamenco. The majestic design features long, open-plan, interlocking beams and large, overhanging eaves that are reminiscent of Japanese architecture and the arms of dancing ladies.The house has a built area of 1,210 sqm and it is structured in three large floors with 8 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, swimming pool and garage with capacity for 8 vehicles. It has unique rooms such as a spectacular hall, two large living rooms, dining room, fitted kitchen, 6 open terraces, 5 porches and two multipurpose rooms (gym, studio, game room...) among others. All the rooms are extremely bright with a spectacularly high ceilings.
The property is located in Somosaguas, an exclusive urbanization on the outskirts of Madrid, in Pozuelo de Alarcón. This area, characterized by being one of the most demanded and quoted in the capital, is one of the best residential areas in Madrid.Somosaguas offers tranquility and quality of life in a unique environment. Located in a remote enclave of the urban center of Pozuelo, it is surrounded by abundant parks and green areas as Casa de Campo and the Parque forestal of Adolfo Suarez. The urbanization is also perfectly connected to the centre of Madrid by several highways and ring-roads, as well as to neighboring towns such as Aravaca, Majadahonda or Boadilla del Monte.