Attractive detached Cortijo with 28,000 sq metres of land offering excellent Home & Income potential, Zagra, nr Iznajar & Loja, €275,000
Cortijo Banderuela is an attractive, large, detached country property set within a beautiful landscape of sweeping olive groves, almond and protected Spanish oak trees, with the stunning sierras in the distance and the the impressive lake Iznajar also within view.
Nearby is the attractive hillside town of Zagra with it’s typically Andalucian white painted houses and ancient Moorish castle.
The property has been very sympathetically updated and reformed retaining much of the original typical character and has original beamed ceilings, tiled floors and wood burning stoves.
The accommodation offers great flexibility either for Home & Income or one large family home. Presently the ground floor is utilised as owners accommodation and comprises; a fabulous full width covered terrace to the front, spacious living room, kitchen with attractive wooden units, dining room, utility/pantry, bathroom/wc and two bedrooms. There is also a separately accessed Casita or Guest suite with it’s own walled courtyard, living room/bedroom with kitchenette and shower room/wc.
The first floor of the main house comprises; a very spacious self contained apartment with impressive living room with beamed vaulted ceiling and wood burning stove and two very large bedrooms and bathroom. The apartment has it’s own private access as well as a staircase from the ground floor, which can be shut off when required.
The property benefits from approx. 28,000 square metres of land with olives, almonds and protected Spanish oak trees. The present owners have an agreement with a local farmer who looks after and cultivates the olives, but presents an exciting opportunity for those who wish to produce their own oil!
To the front of the house is a level enclosed area with a variety of trees, patio area, BBQ, enclosed animal shelter, and access to a a large garage with workshop space. Driveway with additional parking space.
To the rear of the house is a fabulous pool area with 8 x 4 metre swimming pool and adjoining large paved terrace with a gazebo and BBQ. From here there are very impressive open views over the surrounding country side and towards part of the lake.
There is plenty of land for additional parking or storing a boat/ caravan etc as well as a fenced paddock and donkey stable.
The village of Zagra is approx ten minutes car journey and has amenities including, food shops, a variety of bars, banks, school and town hall. Ventorros de San Jose is another small town jut a few minutes drive away with additional amenities, whilst the large town of Loja with it’s historic centre and excellent range of amenities and facilities is approx 40 mins away.
The surrounding countryside and Sierra Subbetica region offer perfect cycling and hiking country whilst the pretty town of Iznajar overlooking it’s huge lake that offers a range of watersports from it’s sandy beach, such as kayaking, pedalos, sailing and fishing is within easy reach.
Malaga and Granada airports are approx. 80 & 55mins car journey.
Access to front door via undercover terrace
Fitted wood burning stove, tiled floor, windows to front, telephone point, understairs recess area, door and stair case to first floor, doors to kitchen and Inner hallway with wall mounted gas boiler and plumbing for washing machine, access to
Window, recess for wardrobe
White suite comprising; paneled bath with shower mixer tap, wc and wash hand basin, medicine cabinet with mirror, window, slimline wall panel heater.
door from living room to
Attractive original tiled ceramic floor, window, ample space for wardrobes.
Attractive fitted wooden units with cupboards, drawers and working surfaces. single drainer sink unit, recess for cooker/range, tiled splash back, door to outside, door to utility/ pantry, double doors to
window, ample space for dining suite.
Space for fridge and freezers etc. door to garage and workshop.
Currently arranged as a very spacious self contained apartment but could easily e reverted back to being part of the main house.
Bedroom (very spacious family room)
Beams to vaulted ceiling, windows with views to the front, door to bathroom (Jack & Jill second bedroom) door to
Beams to vaulted ceiling, fitted wood burning stove, window to front with views, tiled floor, kitchenette area with stainless steel sink unit, gas cooker and fitted cupboards. Door to outside (separate access) leading to parking and swimming pool area.
Bedroom (large double)
Beams to vaulted ceiling, window, door to
White suite with tiled/paneled bath, shower mixer tap, wc and pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back.
Separate Casita/Guest suite (Ground floor access via it’s own walled courtyard area)
Bedroom/Living room with space for double bed, tiled floor, window with lovely views, kitchenette area with single bowl sink, pace for fridge, door to
Shower room/ wc with tiled sower cubicle, wc and wash hand basin.
The the front of the house is a superb full width covered terrace with lighting and ceiling fan, a lovely area to sit and relax or entertain on those warm summer evenings. Additional open terrace beyond here and large level area of enclosed garden with a variety of trees and potential space for parking.
Animal shelter enclosed by walling, BBQ, access to large Garage with power and lighting and workshop space.
To the rear lies a lovely pool area with impressive 8 x 4 metre swimming pool and adjoining patio area with gazebo and BBQ. From this area, fabulous views over the surrounding countryside including part of the lake and the dramatic sierras, can be enjoyed. There is also an extensive area with space for additional parking or storage of boat/caravan etc as well as a fenced paddock area with donkey stable!
There are aprox 28,000 square metres of land in all, mostly comprising olive, almond and oak trees and covering the hillsides to the front and side of the property. The property is accessed via a good track.
The property enjoys mains electricity, mains water and the availability of internet as well as satellite tv.