CASA DESIGNED BY RICARDO LEGORRETA
DESIGNED BY WORLD FAMOUS MEXICAN ARCHITECT RICARDO LEGORRETA
Constructed in 2006 this is a masterpiece of contemporary modern architecture with geometric forms interacting with intense colours and light surrounded by an impressive landscape. The villa enjoys spectacular panoramic views over the valley of Sotogrande down to the vast blue Meditarrenean Sea and straits of Gibraltar. This unusual property is very special in Southern Spain and is a joint collaboration between the architect and the owners. The best quality materials in the world were used to build this distinctive house.
• Bedrooms: 5
• Bathrooms: 4
• Plot: 4,320m2
• Built: 575m2
The villa, located in upper Sotogrande, consists of 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, library and office, open plan kitchen, open plan dining room and living room. There are several patios and a large swimming pool. There are also three fountains in the villa. The floors are of walnut (schotten and Hansen). Oak and maple were used in the bedrooms. Kitchen counter tops and dining table are very special marble granwacke (petrified fossile) and the kitchen appliances are by Miele and Gaggenau.
The corridors and part of the terrace is covered by Turkish traventines. The sound system throughout the house is by Bose. The ceiling fans are by Boffi. The heating system throughout the house is by world class Jaga (Belgium). The bathroom appliances are Dornbracht the top of the line in bathroom fittings.
The gardens and terraces were designed for low maintenance, with watering needed only occasionally during the hottest months of the year.
Residential: SOTOGRANDE HOUSE Location: Sotogrande, Spain. Size:7,100Sqft Date of completion: 2004 Architecture: LEGORRETA+LEGORRETA Associate Architect: Francisco Cortina Executive Architect: Javier Roman
The project was developed around a central patio and has 2 stories. On the ground floor are located the public and services spaces. On the first floor are the main bedrooms and the guest room. A game of volumes around the central empty space is developed alternating full and empty spaces, light and shadow, with areas partially covered and additional elements of water that integrate themselves within the architecture. The concentration of the construction is towards the center of the patio, leaving all around the perimeter large gardened spaces, creating different ambiances in each place. From the bedrooms of the upper floor, you can enjoy the best views towards the golf course and Mediterranean Sea.
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