South facing detached bungalow with swimming pool, constructed on the site of an old mill outbuilding, above the stream ‘Arroya y Gata’, set in the Sierras Subbeticas National Park in a tranquil, senic location within the olive groves of rural Andalucia. An ideal home for relaxing or for visiting the surrounding cultural cities of Cordoba, Granada, Seville and Malaga. Ideally situated for the coastal resorts to the south or the Sierra Nevada ski slopes to the south east, all within an 1.5 hours drive.
Casa Remo is 10 minutes from Iznajar, a picturesque, traditional Andalucian hilltop white village with 16th century church and 8th century Moorish castle overlooking the 32km lake of Iznajar.
The property has good internet access and an upgraded Electricity supply of 7.61 kw (no electric overloading problems!) with water connected to mains plus water deposito (tank)of 2,000ltrs with pressure pump conveniently sited. The Escritura (deeds) and all relevant papers available and in order. Plans were passed in 2003 for another floor level (including reform building license) if required (subject to any legal changes since)
The accommodation consists of an open plan living room/kitchen,3 double bedrooms, 1 en-suite shower room and 1 family bathroom. Every room has central heating and double glazing which is essential for those cool autumn and winter nights. Quality floor tiles have been laid throughout.
The entrance to Case Remo is either through the main front door which leads into a passage from which all rooms can be accessed, or through a side door into a utility room housing the central heating boiler, storage and washing machine and finally into the kitchen/lounge.
The fitted kitchen has a central island which can double as a dining table, electric cooker, gas hob, fridge/freezer. The lounge area has a log burning estufa for extra heating in those cool winter evenings..
All bedrooms have double occupancy capacity. The main bedroom has an en-suite with walk-in shower, the remaining two bedrooms share a family size bathroom with corner bath and shower.
Set in the heart of Spain’s Olive country with the backdrop of Olive, Walnut and Almond trees plus a variety of exotic local fruits & flowers, this unique modern style bungalow with over 3,300 of land,is well positioned sitting on the main Lane between Iznajar village and the small Village of Cruz de Algaidas.
The garden is easily maintained with steps leading to the pool room which also houses the oil storage tank (central heating) and garden tools. The garden is completely secured with fencing and locking gates to the front and rear. There is an 8 mtr x 4 mtr fully tiled swimming pool with steps to both the shallow and deep ends. There are 3 fully tiled terraces including a roof terrace which is ideal for catching the final rays of sunshine especially in the autumn/winter months. In season there is an abundance of figs, almonds, walnuts, cherries and pomegranets which grow within the land & surrounding area.
The main entrance is through two large gates, with a large amount of parking space to the front of the casa. To the side of the property is a terrace, which is ideal for morning coffee and relaxing before the heat of the day, and to the rear of the property is the swimming pool terrace, for table chairs and parasol. A tiled roof gazebo occupies one end of the pool area for that all important shade, which can be equipped with outdoor dining table, chairs, fridge, bbq and t.v.
In the southeast of the Cordoba province, close to borders of Jaen, Granada and Malaga, is the ruggedly beautiful Sierras Subbeticas National Park, with some of the provinces most attractive and unspoilt villages on its fringes
The Sierras Subbeticas is a stunningly beautiful, rugged park located in the heart of Andalucia between the three great cities of Cordoba, Granada and Seville. The park was designated a natural park in 1988. It is home to one of southern Spain’s largest breeding colonies of griffon vultures, as well as around 70 other bird species like booted Bonelli’s and short-toed eagles. It also has a rich variety of wildflowers.
The park comprises 32,056ha of largely limestone plateau, from 500m to the 1,568m peak of La Tinosa, the highest in Cordoba province. It is part of the rugged spur of the Cordillera Betica and has some exceptional geological formations, such as its distinctive and volcanic-like small, funnel-shaped depressions, known as dolinas, which can be seen at Los Hoyones. Poljes – large, closed-in depressions – can also be seen here at the Nava de la Polje. Los Lanchares are a series of jagged, rocky peaks
The Inland Andalucian/Cordoba Provence region
Rural Andalucia is traditional Spain, the Spring is warm and sunny whilst the summer is hot with endless blue skies. Autumn and Winter have colder nights but advantage can be taken of the central heating installed in the casa.
The area is central to visiting the cultural centres of Granada, Cordoba, Seville and Malaga and offers the opportunity to experience different activities including walking, horse riding, fishing, bird watching, golf and cycling – or skiing and snow boarding is available during Winter in the Sierra Nevada. Eat out in one of the many local tapas bars or restaurants, this unspoilt working rural area produces some of Spain’s finest quality olive oil. Many fiestas occur throughout the year in local villages, experience the festivities into the early hours.
Casa Remo is 5km away from the village of Iznajar with its fascinating winding narrow streets, Moorish castle and church. It is set high on a rocky outcrop and is surrounded by olive clad hills and mountains with fantastic view of the lake. Many bars, restaurants and small shops can be found within the village.
The lake is renowned for its fishing and has it’s own beach which offers swimming, canoe and pedaloe hire in the summer with camping and other activities on offer,and has a restaurant offering meals or liquid refreshment. The Hotel nearby has a local market on site every month and also has its own entertainment with shows on every now & then
How to get there
Airports: Granada (45 minutes away) or Malaga (50 minutes away).
1 hour from Malaga Airport &1 hour from Granada Airport
1.5 hrs from Sierra Nevada ski Resorts & 1.5 hrs from Costa del Sol Beaches
– Good internet and Wi-Fi
– 3 Bedrooms – (main bedroom with en-suite)
– En-Suite fully tiled with walk in shower
– Large Bathroom (decorated to a high standard)
– Fitted Kitchen (plus island breakfast bar)
– Quality floor tiles throughout (including skirting)
– Central Heated, Double Glazed throughout
– Estufa Log Fire with electric extractor fan (for use if required)
– Roof terrace with a lock up large first floor storage area
– Outside – 8 x 4 mtrs custom built BBQ/Kitchen diner, including full electric & Cabled for sky television – power sockets & lights ,Sun lounger area with tiled roof
– Fenced all around with locking gates (double at front – single at the back) for security
– Easy maintained Garden and a side terrace with steps leading to the Pool Room
– Pool Pump room and oil storage for C/H plus ample storage for garden tools etc.
– Swimming Pool fully tiled with steps at each end (shallow & deep ends) 8 x 4 mtrs