Sale: Polo club in Andalusia. This country property in Jimena de la Frontera is fully equipped to run a polo club. Located at a 25 minutes’ drive from Sotogrande. Offers an official polo field, a training field, a running track, sand school and a gravel school. Residential accommodation, spread over several buildings, with an approx. area of 450 m² built size. 39 stables, tack rooms and groom’s accommodation of approx. 400 m² built size. All is functional but could do with some upgrading, depending the use. The area of Jimena is excellent for equestrian properties. This finca for example has flat land and an abundance of water to irrigate the fields. Furthermore, there are superb possibilities for outdoor riding.
Equestrian facilities: This country property was set up to run a polo school and to organize holidays with the possibility to play polo matches. Therefore, the professional field, the training field and a running track were put into place. They are all in reasonable condition and have automatic irrigation. A sand school was added to complete the equestrian training facilities, as was the gravel field, which can also be used to train in wet weather conditions. In total, there are 41 stable of 3×3 m², 2 of them are currently in use as tack room. 2 large horse shower areas are added on the sides. On the back of the stables you will find the grooms rooms: 4 bedrooms and a small kitchen with bathroom. Also, here you have a large hay storage, out of sight. Since the facilities are not in full use, they lack a bit of maintenance.
Accommodation: The Polo club offers the following accommodation: main house of approx. 150 m², with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, 2 guest apartments with each 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, 3 guest suites, each with its own bathroom, the “Arab” house with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and a separate office. The caretaker of the finca has his own 1 bed, 1 bath casita. The accommodation is surrounded by mature gardens with many terraces and outdoor seating areas plus a large pool. The sound of the river, the full-grown garden and the mature orange trees planted to divide and separate the different areas give the property a cosy Andalusian feel. This is definitely a finca where you can combine your passion for horses with the relaxed Andalusian lifestyle.
The property is connected to main water, which is used in the houses, plus has its own well (borehole). This last one provides sufficient water to irrigate the whole finca. It is connected to main electricity through their own transformer.
The Polo club is located 40 minutes from Gibraltar airport, 1,5 hour from Málaga airport.
Location & surrounding area:
Sotogrande is located in the municipality of San Roque, Cádiz, Spain, southern Europe and is composed of a 20 square kilometres (8 sq mi) stretch from the Mediterranean Sea 25 km east of Gibraltar, back into the foothills of Sierra Almenara, providing contrasting views of sea, hills, cork forests and green fairways, including the Rock of Gibraltar and Morocco.
River Guadiaro and Estuary, Sotogrande, a natural area of 27 hectares and the only marshland on this part of the coast, has been designated as an Andalusian National Park, Wildlife and Nature Reserve. A series of pathways has been constructed, with information boards explaining the natural area, enabling nature lovers unobstructed views of the estuary, its wildlife and in particular the migratory birds, on their route to and from Africa.
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