Jump start your venture abroad in a unique protected natural environment. Fully equipped and functioning homestead within private natural reserve with potential for tourism, organic farming and sustainability projects.
Asking price: 490.000 USD
Located between two mountain ranges and surrounded by a protected public natural reserve with unique flora and fauna and abundant clean water (streams, rivers and springs) here the foundations have been laid for a regenerative settlement with a high degree of privacy, autonomy, and natural security.
Last 6 years all necessary infrastructure has been established and various structures built; a central spacious adobe/stone house with all modern comforts, a split level house spectacularly set on a slope in the native forest, a workshop with root cellar, office, kitchen and attached greenhouse, and an outdoor kitchen with wood fired oven and grill. Native tree nursery, organic vegetable garden, grape vines, fruit and nut trees are all watered by a drip irrigation system fed by a pond with fish and ducks. Reserve is recognized by government with conservation plan, approved zoning and annual funding.
There is 3 phase electricity, cell phone coverage, internet and water from a natural spring. Land is off a well maintained provincial gravel road. The town, of about 50 people, has an elementary school, first aid post, community center and a convenience store. Nearest larger town at 20km with hospital, public transport, ATM, high school, post office, supermarkets, gas station, etc. 3 hrs from Salta International Airport and 2 hrs from provincial capital Jujuy.
Total of 173 Ha completely fenced, consisting of 7 Ha homesteading/residential area separately fenced, 43 Ha managed woodlands and 123 Ha strictly for conservation.
Main adobe/stone residence 150m2: furnished and equipped, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, hobby/mud room, open kitchen, upstairs tower, passive solar design, masonry stove, solar water heating, partly green roof, quality electric installations (3 phase) and plumbing, on-site water treatment.
Second split level residence 90m2: furnished and equipped, 2 bedrooms, bathroom, open kitchen, living/dining, terrace.
Workshop 100m2 with kitchen, cellar, storage, office, tools & machinery and attached greenhouse 20m2 with drip irrigation
Covered outdoor kitchen 30m2 with oven, grill, sink, electricity
Vegetable garden with drip irrigation, variety of fruit & nut trees, herb & spice garden, native tree nursery, chicken coop, compost & vermiculture, pond.
For more information see owner own website: http://villamonte.com.ar/
House Construction: Adobe, stone
Roof Construction: Green roof
House-insulation: Thermal mass
Roof-insulation: Glass wool
Window-construction: Local hard wood
Cooking method:gas & wood
Water:spring on property
Food-production:vegetable garden, fruit & nut trees, chickens, fish, ducks
Income possibilities: eco tourism, organic agriculture, sustainability projects
Owners opinion on sustainable features: Place is capable and designed to provide all needs of small settlement in terms of food, energy, water, fuel, etc while regenerating natural native environment