This property is now under offer.
Peacefully secluded off grid farmhouse, with its own water source. 11 hectares of land, some arable & some natural park land.
3 bedroomed, 2 bathrooms. Barn & workshop Rustic & characterful, with a lot of potential for eco projects.
Off Grid 11 hectare quinta, with its own reservoir & sustainable wood supply, in natural park land in the Alto Alentejo region of Portugal.
Nestling in a hidden valley with no immediate neighbours. The house has 3 bedrooms, all spacious & well lit, an ensuite bathroom to the main bedroom. The kitchen can also serve as a dining room, with a wood burning stove, set in an inglenook fireplace, slate floor throughout the ground floor, except the barn & the workshop. Double sink, with gas boiler for hot water. With two additional ground floor reception rooms, currently used as a large hall & a smaller back room, which serves as a cool sitting/siesta room in the summer. The hall opens out onto the terrace area.
The land has been managed without the use of chemicals for at least 13 years. There is a stream running through the land, the arable component comprising of 5 large paddocks currently kept as grassland. There are apple, pear, wild cherry & chestnut trees. The whole farm is very scenic with some lovely views. There are trails & tracks running out of the land up onto the surrounding natural park.
Viewing is recommended as the best way to appreciate the unique location.
House Construction: The main buildings are of local stone. There is also some brick & concrete block construction.
Roof Construction: Terra Cotta Tile
House-insulation: Roof mate
Roof-insulation: Roof mate
Heating-house:Wood for wood burning stoves.
Cooking method:Butane gas
Electricity:Full solar installation.
Food-production:Fruit & chestnuts
Income possibilities:Nature retreat/Camping & would have great potential for eco settlement using non permanent dwellings, cabins, yurts etc.
Owners opinion on sustainable features:Apart from gas for cooking & water heating, there are no utility bills to pay other than telephone & internet services & insurance. Making this a very cost effective place to live. There is no property tax on either the land or the buildings.