One word to capture the scale of luxury, level of design and standard of living in one of the private residential estates in Marbella’s most prestigious golf resort La Zagaleta – impeccable. Located a short drive from Puerto Banus Marina and Marbella Town, La Zagaleta offers 24-hour security, two 18-hole golf courses, tennis courts, riding stables and a country clubhouse. Welcome to the good life along Spain’s Costa del Sol where you could be calling one of La Zagaleta’s most exquisite luxury villas home. This 38,104 sqft stunner is an outstanding expression of contemporary architecture playing with balance and symmetry amidst a backdrop of stunning natural beauty. This creation is more than a house, it is an adventure.

From the dramatic Monte Mayor mountain range to the enthralling waters of the Mediterranean, awe-inspiring vistas create a fairytale setting for this modern castle of glass, stone and steel. From the moment you first approach, everything, from the immaculately designed landscape to the striking symmetry and balance of the architecture, tells the story of a passionate devotion to excellence and unimpeachable taste. The expansive back patio is a seamless extension of the main living room. The soaring cathedral ceiling transitions to the wide-open skies, making it an epic space for entertaining. Whether it’s a laid back afternoon for family time together or a pool party under the stars, this is a space for memories that last a lifetime.

Inside finds an interior appointed in a highly sophisticated pallet of earthy tones in textures explored in ultramodern shapes and sleek, sultry architectural lines. Green is the future of luxury design and this home was created with eco-friendly technology like radiant floor heating in mind. Inspired by the nearly 900 hectares of Private Nature Reserve residents of La Zagaleta enjoy, the life-giving joy and beauty of nature are incorporated into the design of the home. In the atrium, an elevator of cool Steele coexists with the lush greenery of native foliage. The contrast is equal parts gorgeous and calming.

Of course, a home of this caliber must feature a kitchen that is innovative, inspiring and impossibly chic. An absolutely stunning waterfall countertop in black and gold marble is the centerpiece of this ultra-lux, state of the art kitchen. High-end finishes, designer furniture and walls that disappear to reveal the enchanting back yard will have cooking feel like a privilege in such a positively decadent setting. Like works of modern art, opulent chandeliers hang suspended above the formal dining table. A backlit floor to ceiling wine fridge wall is as splendid as it is utilitarian. The dinner parties practically throw themselves.

The marvelous master suite is the ultimate sanctuary of serenity and style for unwinding each night. Savor the picturesque view unobstructed from the comfort of your impossibly cozy bed, thanks to the grandiose glass walls. A soothingly minimalist color scheme is elevate with a dash of gold and a pop of warm ochre. The bathroom is a spacious zen oasis while the enormous dressing room raises the bar with an extensive walk-in closet fit for the royal family.

Among the fabulous luxury facilities offered by the estate, the indoor pool stands out for its stunning modern design that faithfully reflects the essence of the rest of the home. Illuminated with natural light courtesy of the floor to ceiling glass windows, and connected to the outdoors via gliding walls, the indoor pool is elegant and inviting. Additional amenities include a Turkish bath, game room with billiards, theater, wine grotto,  and integrated smart home technology.

In addition to the sumptuous furnishings and dramatic vistas, residents  of La Zagaleta enjoy every luxury amenity and service of a 5-star resort with the security and privacy only homeownership can provide. The property also offers independent apartments for guests or staff and a garage that can host your collection of 15 luxury cars. Altogether, this outstanding 38,104 sqft villa sits on 3.4 acres of gorgeous mountain land and boasts an impressive 10 bedrooms and 14 full baths.

Listed at $34,590,855, contact Sothebys International Realty for more information.