The villa is located in the prestigious suburb of Marbella: El Rosario; a quiet residential area in Marbella East, within walking distance to amenities, the Royal Tennis club and the beautiful beaches of Las Chapas, The long driveway leads you to the villa. Upon entering you are faced with a charming courtyard and the ground floor rooms are set around this. There is a bright and spacious living room with gable ceiling and fireplace, and access to the covered terrace, swimming pool and garden with a Balinese style thatched roof gazebo area. The ground floor further comprises of a large country-style kitchen with dining area and open fire place, 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, guest bathroom, and an office. The first floor comprises of the master suite; a large bedroom with wooden ceiling, small fitness room, dressing room, a very spacious bathroom and a large, private terrace with pretty sea views.On the lower level of the house there is a huge basement area of approx 300 m2 with a garage for 10 cars, the engine room and a hobby room. There is much opportunity in the basement to further develop the villa, by putting in a cinema room / sauna etc. This property was built and completed in 2004. Other features: under floor heating throughout, pool, pool/garden house, air conditioning on the upper floor, music system in the living room, 3 fireplaces (living room, kitchen, master bedroom).The urbanization has 24 hour surveillance and the barriers come down at night closing the urbanization.El Rosario is surrounded by international schools, supermarkets, bars, restaurants and the tennis Club mentioned before.A 40 minute drive from the airport and a ten minute drive to Marbella centre.A lovely family home - and a great price!