COSTA DEL SOL
Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 5 Sleeps: 12
Barleta is everything you could want and more from a luxury holiday villa. Sumptuous, spacious and ideally located to take advantage of the exclusive Sotogrande Estate’s wealth of sports and leisure facilities, this remarkable property is a timeless classic designed to offer relaxation, fun and pure indulgence
If you’re looking for a holiday villa with style and class as well as great sports facilities at your fingertips, Barleta is bound to fit the bill perfectly. Luxurious, grand and yet with an extraordinary sense of comfort and hospitality, this exceptional property is set in a prestigious position adjacent to the world famous Valderrama Golf Club on the exclusive Sotogrande Estate.
Enveloped by ancient pine trees, cork oaks and lush tropical palms, the house is wonderfully private and yet boasts magnificent panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and distant mountains. The breathtakingly beautiful gardens, terraces and courtyards are bursting with colourful blooms and fragrant climbers, with a wealth of shady retreats and peaceful sun traps to choose from.
Barleta bears all the hallmarks of classic Spanish architecture, complete with graceful arches, pillars, terracotta tiles and polished wood flooring, complemented by antique and reproduction furnishings, elegant upholstery and an eclectic collection of artwork and trinkets.
Six delightful bedrooms are located on the upper two floors, each individually styled with sumptuous fabrics in a variety of pastel hues. The huge master suite is the pièce de résistance, endlessly romantic with its vast super king bed and filled with light from the French doors along each side. Its stunningly pretty bathroom with elegant twin basins and glamorous Hollywood-style bathtub is designed for pure indulgence.
Also on the first floor is a magnificent lounge, reminiscent of the drawing room of an English country manor with its eye-catching fireplace, lofty ceiling and handsome furnishings. A beautiful marble staircase with wrought iron balustrade leads down to the ground floor where you’ll find the villa’s opulent Arabian-style dining room, cleverly decorated and equipped with creative mood lighting for a fabulous sense of theatre.
The adjacent kitchen is astonishingly contemporary with banks of gleaming stainless steel cabinetry and state-of-the-art appliances that could tempt even the most reluctant cook to try their hand at a hearty breakfast or a delicious gourmet supper.
There’s also a spacious TV lounge on the ground floor with doors opening onto the outside terrace. Here, the lovely heated pool takes pride of place, perfect for cooling down after a spell on the sun lounger or out on the golf course. A superb thatched chiringuito, or covered bar, is located poolside, complete with a gas barbecue and outdoor dining suite for those leisurely alfresco lunches and magical evenings under the stars.
There’s an incredible choice of restaurants and bars both in and around the Sotogrande Resort, not to mention its exceptional spa and outstanding sports facilities. Whether you’re here to immerse yourself in some serious competition with friends or just completely relax in luxurious comfort, Barleta is an excellent choice.
Spacious, stunning villa on the exclusive Sotogrande Estate
Comfortably accommodates up to 12 guests
Large heated pool
Beautiful landscaped gardens
Six individually styled luxurious bedrooms
Lovely poolside chiringuito complete with BBQ, fridge, sink and dishwasher
Large formal lounge and separate TV room
Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 6 Sleeps: 12
A Stylish Andalucian Haven
Villa Abril is a beautiful Andalusian cortijo where you can enjoy complete privacy with family and friends
Carefully wrapped around a terracotta courtyard and cocooned by mature leafy gardens, Villa Abril is a beautiful example of classic Spanish style, and a refreshing contrast to the sprawling mansions of surrounding Sotogrande.
Entering through huge antique Ronda doors, the rooms of this luxury villa are revealed one by one leading off from the orange tree patio.
The 5 en-suite bedrooms are spacious and sumptious, while the two living rooms and formal dining room are filled with carefully considered antiques and a stylish finish that certainly lets you know you have arrived in the “real” Andalucia.
Sumptuous, Luxurious & Classical, a True Taste of Spain
This spacious cortijo presents tastefully arranged interiors that mix classic style with a luxury finish, combining beautiful antique pieces with a modern touch of finesse.
Villa Abril is a calming and welcoming space in the heart of exclusive Sotogrande, with warm and spacious interiors suitable for up to 10/12 guests, it is a fabulous villa to share with friends.
Four of the five large bedrooms are located on the ground floor, while the family room is up a short staircase above the terracotta courtyard. They are all spacious with King or Queen size beds, and each bedroom has its own bathroom so several couples can share this villa in complete privacy.
The impressive master bedroom opens fully to a large terrace and overlooks the garden, while a second guest suite has its own geranium-filled patio to the side of the house. The two middle rooms each open out to the terracotta courtyard and enjoy being in the cool shade in the height of Summer.
The kitchen is a lovely Spanish country-style affair with all you need to prepare a holiday meal. The housekeeper is happy to prepare a lunchtime snack for you, or we can also help you with booking a private chef for more formal meal occasions. The impressive dining room seats 12 around a magnificent table and is the perfect setting for a small and intimate celebration, wine tasting, or gourmet feast.
This villa has free Wifi internet, a spacious sitting room and second TV lounge with music systems, TV sets, Satellite TV channels and a full range of welcoming touches to help you feel right at home. With the addition of the staff apartment at the rear of the house, this villa is ideal if you want to being along our own nanny or housekeeper, or can provide additional space for two more guests who don’t mind a more basic style of decor.
The immaculate grounds of Villa Abril in Sotogrande are simply sublime, full of mature trees and bird song to carry you away into the land of relaxing holidays…
The villas in Sotogrande are known for having acres of mature gardens, and this Cortijo is no exception. The villa is surrounded by gently sloping lawns bordered by trees giving just the right amount of shade and privacy.
The pool is located at the bottom of the garden in its own little sun trap, with sun beds and Roman steps this is the perfect spot to catch up with a good book from the villa library.
Terraces and seating areas can be found in abundance and you can find as much sunshine or shade as you like. The main terrace extends around the side of the house past a water-lily filled pond and has different options for dining or relaxing with a good bottle of Red, while the master bedroom and guest suite both open out onto their own little patios with plenty of pink geraniums offering pops of Spanish colour.
3 large double bedrooms directly off the main courtyard
A fourth double bedroom at the side of the house with its own patio
Family room with two double beds upstairs from the courtyard
Staff apartment with kitchen
All bedrooms with en-suite bathroom or shower room
Two living rooms and dining room
Terrace dining area plus outdoor lounge
Free high speed fibre optic Wifi internet throughout the house
Sonos sound system with interior-exterior speakers
Fully air-conditioned throughout
TV room with Satellite TV (limited) and reading library
Secluded pool with sunbeds
Country kitchen with hob, oven, microwave, dishwasher, island, breakfast bar
Enclosed parking for several cars
Security gated entrance with video phone and regular patrols.
Concierge service and villa manager on call
Daily housekeeper (5 days)
The main living area is open-plan in an L-shape with the dining room. On one side it opens out to the courtyard patio, and to the other side it opens to the main terrace overlooking the gardens. There is a second living room which is in the style of like a “snug” for enjoying a spot of TV, which is accessed from the other side of the patio in the East wing of the house.
But of course this villa is just made for the outdoor lifestyle, so you will also find comfortable seating outside on the main patio.
The villa has an impressive formal dining room in the East wing, adjacent to the living room and connected to the main kitchen. Seating 12 people in sumptuous style, this space is perfect for dining with friends no matter what time of year.
For informal relaxed occasions and perfect for breakfast, there is also a dining table on the patio under the shaded arches overlooking the grounds.
The kitchen is located through the dining room and opens to the courtyard, offering ample space and equipment to cater for guests staying at the villa.
The swimming pool is sublime, like a little oasis in its own beam of sunlight at the bottom of the garden. There are sun beds around the pool and additional lounging chairs and seating on the main patio by the house.
Inside there is an extensive selection of books and CDs for you to enjoy, with a music system and satellite TV for entertainment.
There are a total of 5 bedrooms each with its own bathroom: On the ground floor leading off from the courtyard is the master bedroom with a king-size bed and opening onto the main terrace, the middle double bedroom and a third king-size guest bedroom. On the first floor above the courtyard is the family suite with two double beds which is accessed directly upstairs from the patio.
In the East wing past the second living room you can find the 5th bedroom with king size bed and its own patio.
Around the back of the house is an additional studio apartment decorated in a more basic style, and has a double bed, shower room and small kitchen.
This is the destination for some of the best golf in Spain, with Valderrama just 1.9km away, you can also play Real Club de Golf. The Marina is the highlight of Sotogrande with its luxury yachts, cafes and restaurants at the water’s edge, while the Polo nearby is a summer event that brings in the world’s elite year after year to enjoy the action.
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