This exceptional detached Cortijo is situated within a beautiful rural location and enjoys fabulous open views over the surrounding countryside, with a landscape of olive, Spanish oak and Almond trees, with the sierras in the distance.
Whilst benefiting from a great deal of privacy and tranquility, with no immediate neigbouring properties, or main road, Cortijo de las Rozuelas is easily accessible and within only a few minutes of the attractive small town of Zagra, where there is a good range of amenities,
The property itself has been comprehensively reformed and internally re designed by a local architect, and completed to a very high standard. There is a great sense of space & light with the open plan aspect of the reception rooms, and much character with high beamed ceilings and original fireplace with wood burning stove. Other features include; a large kitchen fitted with an excellent range of modern units and with space for breakfast table, ground floor bedroom with en suite shower/wc and separate access too, perfect for use as a guest suite, three further large double bedrooms on the first floor, the master with en suite shower/wc, family bathroom and access to a huge sun terrace.
Windows and doors are double glazed and there is a full oil fired central heating system with radiators in all rooms. A solar panel system is in place for water heating and there is good internet available via wifi mast. There is mains water and an upgraded electricity supply, whilst drainage is via septic tank.
Immediately in front of the house is a sheltered patio area with pergola and sun blind, overlooking the garden and pool area. Here is a 8 x 4 metre swimming pool with retractable cover perfect for extending the swimming season!
There are delightful, mature gardens to the front and side, well established and stocked with a wide variety of Mediterranean plants, shrubs and trees etc, as well as a separate seating area and small orchard.
The property is accessed via a good country lane and well maintained track only a few minutes from the main road, leading to the local town of Zagra.
Here there are facilities including; shops, banks, medical centre, post office, school, dentists, pharmacy, bars/restaurants etc..
The much larger town of Loja which has a more comprehensive range of amenities and services is approx. 30 mins away. Granada airport is approx. 1 hour and the city of Granada 1 hour 20 mins. Malaga airport approx. 90 mins.
The property is situated close to the beautiful lake Iznajar, known as the lake of Andalucia, being one of the largest in Spain. In fact there are views over one of the creeks of the lake from the first floor bedroom and sun terraces. Although officially a reservoir, the lake is a haven for wildlife, has it’s own sandy beach, and offers some water sports such as sailing, kayaking and pedalos etc.. As well as there being beach side bars/cafes, the stunning historic town of Iznajar with it’s old Moorish castle is close by overlooking the lake perched on an outcrop of rock, and offers more amenities.
This whole area including the immediate countryside around Zagra is perfect walking and cycling country.
Double opening part double glazed doors from front patio area leading to;
Superb open plan L shaped Living room
Very spacious and enjoys a light and sunny aspect, with high beamed ceilings. Attractive original fireplace and fitted wood burning stove, tiled floors, plenty of space for dining table, windows to front and rear, tv point, staircase leading to first floor, door to outside, door to large walk in larder room, doors to bathroom & bedroom and access to
Superb with plenty of space for breakfast table & chairs, extensive range of modern light oak style fitted units comprising; wall and base cupboards, drawers, stainless steel sink unit, granite working surfaces, extractor canopy for cooker, large gas cooker range included, washing machine, dishwasher, tall fridge freezer, tiled walls, three sets of windows, high ceiling with beams.
Also utilised as en suite to ground floor bedroom therefore offering potential as guest suite when combined. Shower cubicle, whitye suite comprising; wc and pedestal wash hand basin, tiled walls, high beamed ceiling, wall light, power point for shaver, door to
A large double with windows providing lovely views, double doors to outside, high beamed ceiling.
Tiled staircase from living room leads up to first floor
High beamed ceiling, doors to
Spacious family bathroom with white suite comprising; tiled/paneled Jacuzzi bath with shower mixer tap, wc, bidet and pedestal wash hand basin. wall light, power point for shaver, tiled walls.
A large double with high beamed ceiling, door to sun terrace, aircon/heater unit, windows with lovely open views, glass block work partition and open plan aspect to
en suite shower/wc with shower cubicle and white suite comprising; bidet, pedestal wash hand basin and wc. Tiled walls, power point for shaver, heated towel rail, high beamed ceiling.
Large double with double aspect windows with lovely views, high beamed ceiling.
Currently used as an office. A good double room with high beamed ceiling, windows and double doors opening out onto a huge sun terrace with fantastic open views over the surrounding countryside.
Immediately to the front lies a generous sized tiled patio area sheltered on three sides by the property, with pergola and retractable sun blind, making this area a lovely spot for enjoying those beautiful sunny days and warm evenings. Perfect for entertaining.
Access from here to a room housing the boiler for the oil fired central heating system, oil storage tank, 1000 litre water deposit tank and water softener unit.
Extending outwards from the front of the house, the tiled patio area continues to the pool area. Here there is a 8 x 4 metre swimming pool with retractable roof cover. Pool pump/filter room with storage located beneath. There are very pretty, well stocked borders and raised beds as previously described having a variety of Mediterranean plants, shrubs and trees as well as olives. There is even a mini orchard area with fruit trees and almonds and a tucked away seating area to a lower level. Under cover wood store, watering system, graveled pathways extending around the back of the house, exterior lighting, adjoining car port and parking space, The whole plot is beautifully maintained and is enclosed by fencing and has double gates opening to the parking area.