An elegant French inspired five bedroom country home straight out of a Jane Austin novel, situated in the exclusive gated urbanization of Puerto del Almendro, with panoramic views across the golf course and only minutes from the famous residential Country Club La Zagaleta, named one of the best addresses in the World. Approaching the antique double entrance doors, one is taken through a pretty manicured courtyard with water fountains and fruit trees. Entering this Hampton style property, one is greeted by a spectacular double height entrance hall, with tall double doors leading into a formal drawing room with a working fireplace and three French doors opening onto the terrace, complimented by stunning views across the tranquil landscaping of the valley and golf course. To the left of the drawing room one finds a library/TV room. To the right, is the formal dining room, again with French doors leading onto the terrace. Both from the hall and dining room, access is given to a fabulous fully fitted country style kitchen featuring a central cooking island, a sunny breakfast table easily fitting eight. Furthermore, on the ground floor is a guest double bedroom suite, a large laundry room and a pretty guest cloakroom. From the hall a sweeping staircase takes to the grand upper gallery, from which double doors open to three double en-suite bedrooms of which one is the master suite oozing elegance, with vaulted ceilings, an Italian marble bathroom with large free-standing bath and ample dressing room. The serene garden boasts a beautiful deep blue tiled swimming pool with feature and an adjacent quaint Wisteria clad covered terrace. Continuing the feel of nature, a few railway sleeper-steps down to a romantic cobbled stone secret garden, the perfect spot for summer entertaining. Tucked away, with access from the garden is the perfect guest apartment, comprising of a living area, kitchen and bedroom suite. Also found is separate room, currently used as a billiard room. Although a very traditional property, it enjoys modern amenities, including air-conditioning and underfloor heating throughout the villa and has both a one car garage and additional off-street parking for three cars. A suitable choice of residence for formal entertaining or as a tranquil Summer Retreat. Puerto del Almendro, Benahavís. The luxury residential community in Marbella known to few Surrounded by a green Andalusian native vegetation, we find the exclusive urbanization Puerto del Almendro. Located at the foothills of the Serranía de Ronda and a few minutes from the infamous residential Country Club La Zagaleta, named one of the best addresses in the World. It also preserves the privacy and tranquility of its residents due to this cul-de-sac being quietly tucked away with only access through barriers to home owners. A luxurious and quiet residential area Puerto del Almendro is known as an urbanization of small dimensions with a wide variety of properties, among which we can find luxury villas and apartments located in a privileged environment. Surrounded by wonderful landscaping and lack of traffic, this neighborhood is a true paradise to live in. Its privileged location provides the possibility of being within short distance of the most sought-after golf courses in Marbella, the beach and Puerto Banús. Due to Puerto del Almendro’s elevated position this elegant Costa del Sol urbanization enjoys incomparable panoramic views. The lucky owners of a property in Puerto del Almendro have the privileged opportunity to wake up every morning by seeing Gibraltar and North Africa on the horizon. Tucked away on the hillside this exclusive address in Marbella, one finds a mixture of fascinating ‘Cortijo’ style villas where traditional design is combined with the most modern features, properties with avant-garde architectural contemporary design and exquisite apartment complexes with low density enabling the guarantee of privacy and calmness to its owners.