Exceptional rural holiday letting business with stunning lake views for sale €649000
Cortijo La Loma is a truly exceptional property, situated within a stunning location, enjoying breathtaking panoramic views over the beautiful Iznajar lake and it’s surrounding hills covered in olive groves, and with the Sierra Subbetica mountains in the distance.
The property has been lovingly restored and reformed by the present owners and comprises; two outstanding self contained holiday letting units finished to a very high standard, as well as a having superb 2 bed owners accommodation, all retaining the charm and character of a typical Andalucian cortijo, whilst being perfectly equipped for modern living.
There is even the potential to very easily create an additional rental unit from part of the owners accommodation as the layout makes this very possible, and without any building work or loss of any privacy. therefore expanding the holiday rental business if desired.
The property has been run very successfully as a holiday letting business by the present owners for a number of years, and as well as there being a full holiday letting license registered with the Junta de Andalucia, a 5 star rating has been achieved on Tripadvisor too. The letting casitas are beautifully presented and tastefully furnished throughout and will be sold fully furnished and equipped and as is, ready for continuation of holiday lettings, along with an excellent dedicated website.
The larger of the two letting casitas, accessed off a pretty courtyard/terrace, is spacious and has two double bedrooms each with ensuite bathroom, an impressive open plan living room with wood burning stove , a well fitted kitchen area and access to a a superb terrace with pergola, from where fabulous views can be enjoyed. The second smaller casita, again is beautifully presented comprising; living room with kitchen area, generous double bedroom and attractive en suite bathroom. This has it’s own private patio area immediately off the living room.
The owners property comprises of two parts; a spacious dining room, separate sitting room and generous sized well fitted modern kitchen on the ground floor, and a double bedroom and very impressive ensuite bathroom on the first floor. In addition to this and accessed via a central courtyard is a second building which could easily be utilised as a further letting unit. This comprises; a spacious & attractive kitchen/dining room, a very spacious open plan living room with fire and feature spiral staircase to lower floor double bedroom and en suite, as well as a two private terraces from where excellent views can be enjoyed.
The outside is attractively landscaped with tiled pathways, communal terraces and pretty gardens with beds and borders well stocked with a wide variety of mediterranean plants and trees. To one end of the property is a fabulous 10 x 5 metre swimming pool with surrounding terrace, from where there are incredible views over the lake and surrounding countryside, with the mountains in the distance and glimpses of the white villages of Rute and Iznajar.
There is also extensive driveway parking area for numerous vehicles and a large garage and adjoining store.
Beyond the immediate boundaries of the property lies further land with numerous olive trees, extending to approximately 20,000 square metres in total.
The property is situated just within the Cordoba Province and close to the north eastern border with Malaga Province , not far from the delightful small village of La Parrilla. where you will find two bars which serve tapas, a plaza where many of the local fiestas and ferias are held throughout the year, chapel and village hall.
The pretty village of Iznajar with it’s ancient Moorish castle stands overlooking the lake from its rocky outcrop and is approximately 20 minutes away by car. Here there is a good range of services including, banks, medical centre, bars & restaurants, post office, schools and small supermarkets. There is also a large sandy beach on the lake side from where in the summer months, you can sail or hire kayaks, paddle boards and pedalos.
Road access to Cortijo La Loma is excellent, and the property is well situated, being within only 50 minutes to Granada airport and 55 to Malaga airport and the coast. Being quite centrally located within Andalucia, the property is within easy reach of the main historic Andalucian cities including Granada & Malaga ,the beautiful city of Cordoba, Seville and the smaller but attractive town of Antequera, each with their strong Moorish heritage.
The towns of Villanueva de Algaidas and Rute are easily accessible too, and both have an excellent range of services including larger supermarkets.
Other features include
Mains water, mains electricity, additional private water supply, back up generator, wifi internet, oil central heating to all accommodation, large garage or workshop plus store room, extensive driveway parking, electric power re-charging point for cars, 20,000 square metres of land, Malaga & Granada airports less than 1 hour away. Costa del Sol 1 hour.
Agents note; It is rare to find a property such as this, having been finished to such a high standard and with all correct paperwork in place, and situated within such a wonderful location. Whats more, there is a real flexibility of configuration with the guest/owner accommodation so potential for more business. We highly recommend an early viewing of this unique property.
Accommodation briefly comprises;
Owners property (accessed via pretty courtyard and additional private rear access gate)
Radiator, staircase to first floor with office area beneath, open plan to sitting room and door to
Quite spacious and with an excellent range of fitted units comprising; wall and base cupboards, drawers, sink, granite working surfaces, electric oven, gas hob, extractor, built in fridge. Windows to courtyard. Radiator, inset ceiling spotlights.
Fitted wood burning stove, 2 radiators, door to side path and rear private garden area, stairs up to
Spacious double with radiator, window and door to a very spacious en-suite bathroom with superb modern white suite comprising; bath, wash hand basin & vanity unit, large double shower cubicle, 2 sets of windows, radiator. Fully tiled.
Additional building accessed off courtyard which could easily be utilised as an extra letting unit if required.
Superb open plan living room
Windows providing fabulous open views, inset log fire, radiators, wall uplighters, beams to ceiling, radiators, window to courtyard, spiral staircase leading down to lower floor, door from living room to
Spacious with excellent range of attractive fitted base cupboards, drawers, granite working surfaces, sink, cooker, extractor, fridge, tiled splashback, window and door to outside terrace with pergola, from where fantastic open views are enjoyed.
Spiral staircase from living room leading down to lower hall and
Bedroom (large double)
Radiator, uplighters, window and door to large outside terrace from where excellent open views can be enjoyed.
As previously mentioned, there is also a larger main area of owners garden which is very pretty, walled and paved patio area enjoying a good deal of privacy, with pergola and seating area.
One Bed letting Casita (separate access)
Open plan Living room/kitchen
Radiator, 2 windows, kitchen area with range of fitted base cupboards, cooker, gas hob, extractor, sink, fridge, tiled splashback, granite working surface, window.
Radiator, built in wardrobe, window, door to en suite shower/wc with wc, double shower cubicle, wash hand basin, attractively tiled throughout.
Outside is a lovely shaded private terrace with generous seating area.
Two Bed letting Casita (Independent building accessed separately)
Impressive open plan living room
lounge area, beams to ceiling, wood burning stove, radiators, windows with views superb open views, excellent kitchen area with range of fitted units comprising; base cupboards, granite working surfaces, cooker with hob, extractor, fridge, tiled splash back, door providing access to large full width terrace from where panoramic views can be enjoyed.
Window with open views, radiator and en suite shower /wc with large shower cubcile, wc and wash hand basin, attractively tiled throughout.
Bedroom (large twin)
Window with open views, radiator and en suite shower/wc with large shower cubicle, wc and wash hand basin, attractively tiled throughout.
Direct access out onto terrace and pool terrace area. Lovely pergola and stunning views over the lake and surrounding countryside & sierras.
As previously described there are attractive well stocked Mediterranean style gardens around the property, tiled walkways and terraces and access to the pool and main terrace area with an impressive 10 x 5 metre swimming pool with surrounding tiled terrace having extensive space for sunbeds etc. Pool shower.
Access via steps at a higher level is a gravelled parking area with space for many vehicles, a large Garage or workshop and useful store room housing powerful back up generator. Electric plug in for cars.