I remember before Gibraltar opened its gates Sotogrande was incredibly quiet and hardly any house was being built. The Financiera sales office was a family business of Sotogrande, run by Zobel family, and headed by Joseph Mac Micking the founder. One day, from this office someone approached me and offered the area in calle Faisan […]
When Sotogrande was being built, Mr. Joseph Mac Micking brought most well-known people from all over the world to make plans and give their consultancy. One of the most famous gardeners in Europe, specially in France, was an English gardener called Russell Page.
Till 1983 there was a unique and vast polo ground with the perfect grass on the beach front of Sotogrande. Every visitor who came for a visit was puzzled how this unique piece of real estate was left for horses.
In 1979, as soon as I came to live permanently in Sotogrande, I decided that it was necessary to learn Spanish, so as to have a better understanding of the people and the country.
When I arrived to Sotogrande, there were houses which were considered very grand, magnificient villas.
No one, except the old colonel, ever saw a fox on those hunts, but I discovered a land that took my breath away, La Reserva.
Why the C Zone in Sotogrande, the section where streets start with letter "C" has plots larger than the rest.
My memories of a romantic and beautiful neighbourhood adjoining Sotogrande, now known as the famous San Roque Golf Resort.
When I started coming to Sotogrande in 1975 this Palace was under construction, set on the hill of San Enrique, with views to the Mediterranean and the green valley of Sotogrande.