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Tastefully Modernised with Swimming Pool

Overview

Property

Updated: 27-Nov-2016
Holiday Home in Iznajar, Andalucia - Two Patios

Situated in central Andalucía,set amongst peaceful olive groves yet only 2 minutes from main road, 10 minutes from beautiful Lake Iznajar with its extensive beach where you can swim and fish for truly gigantic carp. Also ideal for walkers, artists, bird watchers, bikers etc. A perfect central location for that away from it all holiday yet within easy reach of the cultural centres of Granada, Malaga, Córdoba and Seville plus night life and many local historical towns, villages and national parks. In winter you can ski in the Sierra Nevada mountains in the morning and sit on the beach in the afternoon. Also the perfect centre for house hunting in Central Andalucía. There are many bars/cafes/restaurants within a 10 minute drive where food is both tasty and inexpensive.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are a retired couple from the North of England and have lived in Spain for 13 years. Peter was a woodcarver/turner for many years and together with two of our daughters we ran a restaurant and craft workshops in the Yorkshire/Lancashire border area..

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Speaks English, Spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

"The accommodation was just what we were looking for. A fantastic spot amidst the olive groves, a short drive away from Iznajar. Definitely a place to 'get away from it all'. The first holiday we've found where we could (and do) quite easily return to. Irene & Peter are fantastic hosts, who do their utmost to please their guests. They are also very happy to give local information and directions. Even though they live next door they are discreet and do not impose on your stay." John and Suzanne.



Thanks to Irene and Peter for the best holiday we can remember. The location is ideal, both tranquil and picturesque but within easy access of the motorway network. Positioned centrally between Seville, Malaga, Cordoba and Granada we were spoiled for places to see. With the added bonus of a beautiful pool waiting at the end of a long hot days sightseeing. Hopefully we will be back next year. Shaun and Heidi
Jan 2005
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7 Reviews

4.9
based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

5

A little gem

  • 5 of 5

Thanks to Irene & Peter this was the perfect spot for our stay in Andulicia. To a clean & tidy property.The addition of a 'Welcome Pack' upon our arrival was a very nice touch. The owners, were always available for advice and a chat. Even assisting to take me to the nearby village to sort out a parking ticket I incurred on a visit to Cordoba. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and the area. Will certainly consider booking again in the future. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our pleasure to have you stay with us, We would love to see you both again sometime.
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5

a perfect break

  • 5 of 5

Irene and Peter were perfect hosts with a lovely welcome pack on arrival. The location is perfect and made an ideal base for visiting Cordoba and Granada. We can't visit thst area without popping into Nerja and found a lovely beach at Ricon de la Victoria. The pool was perfect to return to for a swim and relaxation after a day's sightseeing. Thoroughly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very many thanks for your kind words. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us. We hope to see you again sometime in the not to far distant future.
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Beautiful holiday

  • 4 of 5

Had an absolutely lovely holiday, Peter and Irene were very friendly and helpful, we would definitely stay with them again. The place and surroundings were very nice.

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

spring in spain

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed visiting this area of Spain in the spring when the weather was mostly sunny but not too hot for sightseeing. The property and pool are lovely, we even managed to swim most days! The owners are extremely helpful and there is a lovely starter pack of food for your arrival. The area is great for visiting Cordoba and the Alhambra/Granada. There is also the National Park and the Flamingo Lake within reach. The owners couldn't do enough to help with information etc and made us feel very welcome. We would definitely recommend this property to our friends and were very sorry to leave!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

lovely place

  • 5 of 5

We thank you very much Irene & Peter for all the help we got. the location of the apartment is superb, really peaceful and sharming. this is what we were looking for. interesting places to visit and all nearby. before travelling get a map of the area, this is all you need.

we were really impressed by the welcome pack, everything was there in the fridge, all you need for the next morning.

we would like to comeback in the near future.

thanks

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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derbyshire
5

Relaxation in beautiful surroundings

  • 5 of 5

the location, apartment and facilities were perfect and accurately described, with a lovely welcome pack on arrival. Peter and Irene were first class very friendly hosts, discreet but always available if needed - we spent several very pleasant evenings in their company.

The swimming pool was spotless and totally private with beautiful views over the olive groves.

Good selection of Spanish restaurants/tapas bars within easy driving distance, La Paloma being one of our favourites for morning coffee and dinner.

For horse riders Cortijo Minas near Salinas is a must!

We know this area quite well as we have friends who we normally stay with nearby but we would certainly recommend this property to friends or relatives.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

We love this part of Spain for the peaceful countryside but with its ease of access to the coast and larger towns for shopping and sightseeing.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : Los Cominos at 1 Kilometres Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

The beach of Malaga can be reached in 35 minutes with those of Torremolinos, Fuengirola, Benalmadena, Mijas, Marbella etc. just a short drive further along the coast. The fabulous caves of Nerja are just 90 minutes away.

Travel:

Granada airport 45 minutes. Malaga airport 50 minutes. Due to the rural nature of the properties car hire is essential.

Distances:

Only 10 minutes drive to the village of Iznájar, 20 minutes to Rute or Archidona where there are large supermarkets. Antequera, with its historic bullring is 25 minutes away, with El Torcal and Wolf Park just a little further. The world famous Alhambra Palace in Granada can be reached in 90 minutes and the Mezquita in Córdoba in 1 hour 45 minutes. The historic city of Seville is also a 1 hour 45 minute drive. Malaga city and beach are only 35 minutes away.

Further Details:

The owners, Irene and Peter live on site and are more than happy to provide any help you may need such as restaurants, bars, places to visit, where to shop etc. House hunters, this is the perfect central location, with good uncrowded roads and motorways, providing easy access to a wide variety of country, village and town properties where bargains are still to be had. Assistance and advice freely offered. In the area you will also find, bird watching, guided mountain biking, pony trekking and golf.

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Booking Notes:
Payments in euros or UK pounds, non-refundable deposit of 25% on booking and remainder paid in full 8 weeks prior to arrival. Fully inclusive of gas, electricity and water.

Changeover Day:
Flexible.

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Facilities

From the Owner

As there is just the one apartment staying with us you have the benefit of sole use our own 8 x 4 metres pool. No noisy children to share with.

Property Type

  • apartment

General

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural

Attractions

  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • 3 piece bathroom with shower over bath.

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Apartment (Sleeps 2. 1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: One bedroom with king size bed with high quality mattress and a large wardrobe with drawers. Bedside table.

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: We also provide a welcome pack for your convenience on arrival (milk, wine, beer, tea, sugar, coffee, biscuits, bread, juice, butter). If you have any dietary preferences we are happy to oblige. We cater exclusively for the adult non smoker, Outside: Pool 8 metres by 4 metres, 1-2 metres deep, with underwater lights for that after dark dip on those long hot summer evenings. Patios with BBQ, sunbeds, parasols, dining table, 6 chairs. you can relax, tan and enjoy your poolside meals and drinks. We have a safe, private car parking area for our clients convenience. Cleaning / Towels / Linen. All linen and towels are provided (except beach towels) and they are changed weekly. Cleaning is also on a weekly basis. Other: A washing machine is available on request.

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