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Country House For Sale Maldonado

Los Tauros - Impecca-Bull!

Imagine the new improved you as you discover the "Todo bien" lifestyle in your Uruguayan gentleman's farm, Los Tauros. Relax and relish the panoramic views of the sierras and the amazing tranquility and beauty of the Abra del Perdomo countryside. With its superior location, 20 minutes to both Punta del Este, and Punta Ballena, 10 minutes to San Carlos and 60 minutes to Montevideo International Airport, you will have all the convenience of the city life close at hand but avoid the Temporada traffic, all-night noise and parilla pollution. Instead, you can savor the gorgeous sunsets, breathtaking clarity of the night sky under the Southern Cross, and wake up to awe inspiring sunrises. Shh... slow down, breathe deeply and experience renewed health and happiness in the "zona rural".

Meticulously designed and constructed by Germans and refined and polished by Americans, this farm is for those who do not want to do any renovating, just buy and enjoy. Los Tauros offers a pastoral setting, but with all the amenities & exclusivity of your own private resort. Situated on 5+ hectares, it provides 450 square meters of living space in 3 self contained dwellings: main house, guest house & caretaker's apartment. Each exhibits quality design, workmanship and functionality.

The well appointed main house is bright and inviting due to its extra large rooms, vaulted ceilings and expansive windows. It has beautiful stone flooring throughout with creative mosaic accents and an interesting combination of contemporary and rustic design features and architectural details. It is efficient and inexpensive to heat and cool and remains incredibly comfortable year-round because of the exceptional orientation, insulation, quality doors and windows, gas boiler, hydronic radiant floor heating, well planned cross ventilation, multiple ceiling fans, and air conditioning in every room.

The living room with its wall to wall windows, high ceiling with exposed rafters, gigantic fireplace and overstuffed Italian leather furniture imbues a lodge feel. The dining room has two 15-light crystal and wrought iron chandeliers and ample floor space to seat 16. You will fall in love with the sensational kitchen, its modern fixtures and appliances, both 110 and 220 voltage, and 5 separate pantries, each 7' x 3.5' x 2'. The two large master bedrooms are located at the opposite ends of the L-shaped house. Both have spacious closets, built-ins, and luxurious en suite bathrooms. One has a sunken tub with garden view and both have lovely views of the pool. The main house also has a foyer with receiving closet, office, third bathroom for guests, laundry room with a deep linen closet, and a shelf lined storage room.

The highlight of Los Tauros is its multiple outdoor living areas. It is truly an entertainer's delight! The north patio and grill are perfect for sunbathing, lounging or cooking on sunny winter days.The grand Southern patio is bi-level and feels like your own personal resort. The upper level is home to a gas grill, smoker, outdoor living room, dining area, plus floor space for a very large party or dance. It is bordered with raised brick planters laden with flowers and attractively illuminated at night. A wide staircase opens to the lower level and sparkling pool with jacuzzi jets, festive lighting, and an outdoor shower. The pool deck is wide and can accommodate multiple lounge chairs. Flanking the pool is another outdoor living space. It is the traditional Uruguayan parrilla (grill), prep counter with sink, and dining patio. The main house, guest house, apartment, and outdoor living areas are completely encircled with more than 2 acres of lush lawn and extensive landscaping. Chacra Los Tauros also includes a garage/workshop, exterior covered and semi covered parking for numerous vehicles and a 40' high-top storage container, a chicken coop, covered stock shed, two pastures and 2 ponds for the sheep, cattle and, of course, the BULL--- Los Tauros!