In the 1960’s the property was owned by Antonio Ruiz Soler, one of Spain’s most famous dancers, known as ‘El Bailarin”. Antonio was a close friend Picasso and famously danced for him on his 80th birthday. The painter was so impressed that he gave a portrait of the flamenco dancer, which was copied in mosaic on the bottom of the swimming pool.
El Martinete is located on Mistral Beach in Marbella, just 5 minutes walk from Puerto Banus. The current house was built 15 years ago and is undoubtable one of the prime properties in Southern Spain. The house is spread over four floors with vast reception areas, 5 bedrooms and an entertainment floor with an indoor pool, gym and its own discotecque.
The villa is spread over four floors with vast reception areas and spaces for relaxation and entertainment. On the ground floor a vast entrance hall leads to a formal reception room with sea views, ideal for entertaining. Leading from the reception room is a large dining room, a kitchen and a smaller living room for a more intimate atmosphere. A large terrace looks over the garden, pool and out to the Mediterranean.
The first floor has five en suite bedrooms including a vast master suite of 120 sqm with bedroom, sitting room, dressing room, an his and hers bathrooms. There is a balcony with 180 degree sea views.
The basement is set up as an entertainment centre with a large indoor swimming pool and sauna, large bar area and its own discotheque with Bang & Olufsen music system. The ambience in this area ranges from the mystical to compete fantasy and is an extraordinary feature of the property, the perfect setting for a special party. The basement also has a gym and access to the garage with parking for up to five cars.
It is on the market for 17 million Euros through Savills T 020 7016 3740 www.savills.com/abroad