For sale direct from the owners!
This lovely country home is located in the beautiful countryside just north of Iznajar and the famous lake. The current owners have improved the property over a number of years to create a large and comfortable family home but they have retained all of the charm of a traditional Andalusian farmhouse.
The house is large enough to work well as a generous permanent home with 5 bedrooms (a possible 6th bedroom can be used on the ground floor) and 3 bathrooms. The house has more than 250M2 of accommodation across two floors and the outbuildings so there is a degree of flexibility in terms of how the house is used with guests.
Equally, the house would be ideal as a large holiday home for larger groups, extended families or as a small B&B or retreat.
There are stunning walks through the olive groves around the house where you’ll find views of the lake, the village of Iznajar and the surrounding olive groves and mountains.
Just a few reasons we feel this house will create a lot of interest…
♦ Large 5/6 bedroom country home with 3 bathrooms
♦ Great location – just 5mins to Iznajar and the lake
♦ Nearly 300M2 of built area including the swimming pool
♦ Flexible accommodation and plenty of scope for a B&B or welcoming guests
♦ Large 8m x 5m swimming pool
♦ Mature gardens with several fruit and nut trees, a vegetable plot – great for self sufficiency
♦ Great outside space including a summer kitchen and pizza oven
♦ All mains services – water, electric, telephone and Internet
♦ Solar panels for hot water
♦ Newly installed carport
♦ Close to Antequera Golf, local amenities and the Sierra Nevada for skiing
The layout of the house…
The house is set across two floors with a feeling of space in all areas.
Ground floor connects perfectly with the courtyard garden and none better than the large living room with feature fireplace with wood burning stove which has a door to the patio. A beamed ceiling creates further charm.
A separate study can also be used as an extra bedroom but is ideal if you have a hobby or want to work from home.
The kitchen and dining room is the heart of the home with plenty of storage, space for a large American style fridge freezer and a farmhouse table. The usual appliances are fitted including an integrated oven and hob and microwave. The worktops are finished with granite and there is a breakfast bar and a separate walk-in pantry.
At the other end of this room is a further sitting area with open fireplace making this room usable throughout the day.
On the first floor is a landing and hallway with access to all bedrooms. The master bedroom comes with an en-suite bathroom A/C unit for heating and cooling.
There are four further bedrooms, each a good size and with plenty of charm and character. A family bathroom serves these guest bedrooms.
Gardens and outside space…
The outside space with this house is glorious and really extends the usable area of the house. The courtyard area is idea for entertaining and garden parties with a wood burning pizza oven. There are a number of exterior buildings including:
Outside bathroom – this is ideal for parties, when relaxing outside or even when gardening. It comes with a bath with show over, W.C. and wash hand basin.
There is a large storage room, again ideal if you like entertaining or for having a BBQ. There are also two garden sheds for storage and tools.
The swimming pool is a delight – measuring 8m x 5m with plenty of space for sunbathing or relaxing. The whole are is private with mature planting around and great views of the surrounding countryside.
The gardens are mature with lots of mature trees including several almond trees, a walnut tree in the middle of the courtyard, a quince tree, 2 fig trees, a cherry tree , a pear tree and an apple tree.
There is also a large vegetable patch where you can grow any number of fruit and vegetables. The current owners use ecological methods for all gardening and are keen composters!
The restored threshing circle is now a lovely terrace with a dining area and hammock.
A 2 car carport has recently been added which is ideal for keeping the cars out of the sun.
This delightful home is nestled into the countryside just north of the village of Iznajar which has long been attracting visitors to the area.
The village is rich in its history and is home to the large lake that provides water to the area. The lake is itself a destination for people wanting to use the beach and non-motorized water sports.
The village has all of the amenities needed for modern life with a range of shops, bars and restaurants. There are banks, a chemist, post office and the town hall as well as a number of sporting facilities to enjoy as well as many year-round cultural events.
If golf is your thing, Antequera Golf is just about 30mins by car and if you enjoy skiing, you can be in the Sierra Nevada within an hour.
Malaga Airport is an hour’s drive and when flights increase, you can also check out the availability of flights into Granada airport.
The location is perfect for enjoying the major cities of Andalucia including Cordoba and its famous Mesquita, Granada and the Alhambra Palace, Sevilla’s Girona tower and many more cultural and historic sites around the provinces.