Charming restored cortijo with private pool . Idyllic rural situation
1 acre garden with wooded glade and streams, Shady courtyard, Ample parking
6 bedroomed CountryHouse/Cottage (sleeps 12)
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Pool from Verandah
The house is a charming old farm cottage, built around a vine shaded courtyard.
There is an 8m x 4m swimming pool with a cold shower on the terrace.
The garden extends to one acre, and contains walnut and almond trees, pomegranates, figs, apples and pears.
The bedrooms all have rustic beamed ceilings.
It is situated between the villages of Fuente del Conde (2km) and Villanueva de Tapia (4km), and a 10 minute drive from the hilltop village of Iznajar. The lake at Iznajar has a sandy beach where you can swim and sail.It is situated between the villages of Fuente del Conde (2km) and Villanueva de Tapia (4km), and a 10 minute drive from the hilltop village of Iznajar. The lake at Iznajar has a sandy beach where you can swim and sail.
Rental periods - prices are in British Pounds (£)
July and August (per week)
June and September (per week)
"Christmas, New year and Easter"
All other times
1 Double bedroom with en-suite (king-size bed)
1 further double bedroom with double bed
4 twin bedded rooms
The L shaped living room has a large fireplace, TV (BBC 1&2 and free to air channels, and Spanish channels), DVD player, games and books.
It is comfortably furnished with chairs and sofas. The dining table extends to seat 12.
Towels and linen included, changed weekly. (Guests shold bring their own pool and beach towels.)
Notes on accommodation
Local English manager who will meet you at the house, and is available to help should the need arise.
As the pool is unfenced, and the banks of the stream steep in places, the house is not suitable for children under 7 years old
The large garden is bounded by two streams, which meet in a wooded glade at the end. The garden is home to hoopoes, golden orioles, azure winged magpies and nightingales.
The private pool measures 8m x 4m. There are loungers for the pool, and a large table for outdoor eating.
The living room leads onto a verandah which overlooks the pool and garden,and is furnished with cane furniture. There is a gas barbecue.
The courtyard has small tables and chairs.
The beaches of the Costa del Sol are 1 hr 15mins drive away.
There is a sandy beach, with swimming and sailing and a beach bar, on the lake about 10mins drive away.
It is 80km to Malaga Airport, an easy 1 hr drive.
A car is essential.
The journey to the house is on good roads, with only the final 100 yards on a track.
Fuente del Conde 2km.
Villanueva de Tapia 4km.
Granada 1 hr drive
Cordoba 1hr drive
Seville 2 hr drive
Fuente de Piedra (flamingo lake and bird reserve) 20 mins
El Torcal Natural park - stunning limestone rock formations, walsk, wildlife 30 mins
Nearest restaurant/bar is in Fuente del Conde (2km), where there is also a small supermarket and a bakers.
Bank and bars in Villanueva de Tapia (4km)
Restaurants, bars, banks and supermarket in Iznajar.
All local amenities are simple and basic. large supermarkets can be found in Antequera or Lucena (30 -45 mins drive)
For booking and further information
Phil and Maggie Proom
Tel: (UK) +44(0)1454 324184
Fax: (UK) +44(0)1454 314926