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SIX BEDROOM HOUSE IN RURAL LOCATION WITH PRIVATE POOL AND SPA POOL.

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Maggie Proom

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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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SIX BEDROOM HOUSE IN RURAL LOCATION WITH PRIVATE POOL AND SPA POOL.

Photos and Description of this 6 bedroom holiday home in Iznajar - La Casa del Abuelo

Self catering country house in large gardens.

The house stands in an acre of ground which slopes down to two streams in a wooded valley. It is a peaceful location for a restful holiday, ideal for nature lovers and bird watchers. it is built around a vine-shaded courtyard and there are fruit trees and olive trees in the garden. The pool is 8x4m. Indoors the rooms are comfortably furnished and the kitchen well equipped. The living room has seating for 11, and the dining table extends to seat twelve.

The terrace is furnished for al fresco eating and has a gas barbecue.

Children will enjoy exploring the woods around the streams and there are a variety of indoor and outdoor games, including table tennis.

The lake at Iznajar has a beach with bar and restaurant about 10 minutes drive away..

We have provided a library of books of local interest, and a supply of holiday reading.

Television has UK channels and DVD player.

A local English speaking manager is on hand to welcome and assist guests.

Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Maggie Proom

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Phil and I have lived in the Chipping Sodbury area for 33 years. Our two offspring are now grown up and settled down with their partners in Bristol. I am retired and Phil partly retired. We have a young golden retriever, who certainly keeps us active. I have a wonderful hobby of barbershop singing, and Phil's main interest is anything with 4 wheels and an engine.

Maggie Proom purchased this house in 2005

We had originally intended to buy an apartment on the coast, but when that did not materialise, we decided to look for a larger house, inland, where we could retire. We chose the area because of the convenience of Malaga airport,as several airlines fly there from Bristol. A company called Property Finders showed us several houses in the area, and we fell for this one, mainly because of it's delightful setting. We were still working at the time and came out for regular holidays and weekends. We had not intended to have such a large house, but it has been the venue for many happy times with groups of friends and family as well a our offspring with groups of their friends.

Family ties and other commitments changed our intentions regarding retiring here, but we are able to spend more and longer times here.

The setting of the house on about an acre of land, above the valleys of two streams, is idyllic. From the verandah, or the pool terrace, there is not another inhabited building in sight, just a couple of ruins on the opposite hillside. We love the birdsong, the sound of the streams, the feeling of history in this old house, where the walls are several feet thick, the beams are just tree trunks. We can picture the mule threshing the grain in the threshing circle in front of the house (unfortunately covered now), the hams hanging on the hooks in what is now the lounge.

To watch the rabbits and hares on the hill opposite while we have our morning swim is just the best way to start the day!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Reviews

Reviews for this holiday house rental in Iznajar, Spain

Six bedroom house in rural location with private pool and spa pool.
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
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Six bedroom house in rural location with private pool and spa pool.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p58307
+44 01454324184
Iznajar Cordoba Province
HR GuestBook
5

Comments from Owner Guestbook

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 06-Dec-2007
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2007
'we had a wonderful holiday and your villa was the perfect
setting for it. I will be highly recommending it to family and friends and
hope to stay there again.'
Helpful votes: 2/5
business
Six bedroom house in rural location with private pool and spa pool.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p58307
+44 01454324184
Iznajar Cordoba Province
Sceaux, France
5

A fabulous place for August in Andalucia

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 14-Feb-2011
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2010
The Casa del Abuelo hosted us for a one-week stay in August 2010. We were 10 in all (2 grandparents, 4 parents and 4 children) and enjoyed our stay very much. The pool and jacuzzi, reclining chairs and ping-pong table were excellent amenities. The screens on the windows and fans were useful. We liked the way that the night and day spaces were separated and articulated around a picturesque courtyard. The house is Ideally situated for a quiet get away in the middle of the countryside (great for star-gazing) and allows for easy visits to Cordoba and Granada. This house is an integral part of our very fond memories of Andalucia.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Location

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Malaga
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
A92
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
Valdearenas Iznajar Lake
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Los Pajaritos, Fuente del Conde
Nearest Ski
90 Kilometres
Sierra nevada
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Antequera
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Los pajaritos
Car: necessary

The streams which run at the end of the garden run into the lake at Iznajar, about 6km distant. The lake has a sandy beach with a bar and water sports. The hiilside town of Iznajar has charming narrow streets and is crowned by a Moorish Alcazabar. The surrounding hills and valleys are covered in olive groves, making this a beautiful area.

Our village of Fuente del Conde is 2km distant and has an excellent bar serving food and a supermarket. About 4km is Villanueva de Tapia where there are banks and small food shops and a weekly market.

Granada is about 1hrs drive away, Cordoba 1hr 30m and Seville 2hrs, all musts to visit.

Antequera, about 30 mins drive provides more varied shopping, an excellent golf course and historic churches, alcazabar and ancient dolmens. El Torcal close by is a natural park of limestone rocks with abundant wildlife.

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Availability & Rates

Rental rates for this holiday house in Iznajar, Cordoba Province

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate Minimum Stay
 
Rate 1
1 Feb 2014 - 12 Apr 2014
£150
£800
3 nights
 
 
Rate 2
13 Apr 2014 - 25 Apr 2014
£170
£1,000
3 nights
 
 
Rate 3
26 Apr 2014 - 23 May 2014
£150
£800
3 nights
 
 
Rate 4
24 May 2014 - 27 Jun 2014
£170
£1,000
3 nights
 
 
Rate 5
28 Jun 2014 - 29 Aug 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
£1,200
7 nights
 
 
Rate 6
30 Aug 2014 - 26 Sep 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
£1,000
7 nights
 
 
Rate 7
27 Sep 2014 - 20 Dec 2014
£150
£800
3 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
£150
£800
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit £200.00
Notes Out of season changeover days can be flexible, and part weeks booked on a pro-rata basis.
Please contact us for out of season deals for smaller groups

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Iznajar in Cordoba Province

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
  • mountain
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Firewood
  • Washing Machine
  • Heating
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Grill
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Hob ...
  • Oven ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En-suite to main bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Inutility room off courtyard
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , En suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed
  • A folding guest bed is also available
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Video Player
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Games ...
  • DVD Player
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Television
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • Binoculars
  • Barbecue
  • Barbecue ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Garden ...
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 10 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • Events Allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming
Notes:
There are parts of the garden which slope steeply to the stream, so we would not recommend bringing mobile children under about 7. Table tennis table.
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