It consists of approx. 10ha of flat land fenced with several paddocks for horses to graze in the valley. The main farm house is 283m2 plus the 2 adjoining annexes give a total habitable area of 535m2. The stables cover an additional 330m2, plus there’s a large barn and 2 other large agricultural buildings. The remaining area are hills, fully fenced and consist of approximately 30ha of cork oaks and indigenous “medronho” trees and, 20ha of pine trees, all of which produce income for the farm. There is also a water dam and black mountain pigs are bred on the farm. There is wonderful 5km track through the property suitable for hiking, mountain biking or horse riding.
The hundred year old farm house was built with rammed earth and stones and has been completely renovated in 2007 with the same materials in the form of compressed earth blocks – a superb ecological building system totally in-keeping with the local environment.
The building consist of one main house with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, large kitchen and living room with open fire connected to radiators through all the rooms, a huge mezzanine level storage room/office leading to a roof terrace, plus there’s a garage. Two apartments, one with two bedrooms, ample bathroom and open kitchen with living area with a fire place and another with one bedroom, a bathroom and a kitchenette, also with a fire place.
AmenitiesThe 3 houses have an adjoining door so they can be used as one, accommodating 12 to 14 persons or separately. They all have satellite TV, plus there’s telephone and internet connection (Wi-Fi).
There is also a partly open-sided agricultural building to the rear of the property with a little bar and a toilet.
The sewerage works with 2 septic tanks. There is main electricity and mains water but there are also 2 wells and one pond to irrigate the vegetable gardens and the orchards, one with orange trees and another with various fruit trees.
The stables are 330sqm, are built in cement blocks, the roof is made of pine beams and ceramic tiles and consist of 10 boxes, a saddle room, a store room, toilets and a bar.
The storehouse is around 350sqm, also built in cement blocks and pine beams but with a roof made of corrugated iron sheets, consist of an open area to store and maintain the agriculture machines and has a workshop, an office with telephone and internet connection and a kitchen and toilets.