Magnificent property of 7 hectares of irrigated farmland with a well with mouth of high flow and power.
With a splendid country house of 1.000 m2 built that are distributed on one floor, a large interior patio that presides over the main entrance of the house with Portuguese road as pavement, known for being a very typical paving of the area, elegant and functional, (which consists of a solid rectangular cobbled brickwork in dry), several porches that encircle the perimeter of the patio.
Attached closed garage with capacity for 3 cars, other annexes that can be converted into blocks, boxes.
The house is distributed in a single built floor.
Day area: A large entrance hall of 50m2, large living room of 95m2, dining room, daily dining room, library office, large fitted kitchen, dressing rooms, guest toilet.
Night area: Six rooms with their corresponding bathrooms.
Service area: 1 room with bathroom, pantry, laundry area and iron.
On the side of the main house we find a porch, which through a staircase gives access to the pool area, with the water and light facilities planned pending the completion of the pool.
The house is surrounded by the 7 hectares of land of cultivation of the property, the plots that compose it are in a block. In addition to a 13,000m2 garden completely fenced around the main house.
Systems: gasoil heating, municipal water. Finca with abundant water, which is obtained through several own wells and a distribution system to the different areas of the property.
Finca well communicated and easily accessible, is close to shops of all kinds and leisure in the area and health care.
The property is located in the region of El Alentejo, the most unknown and authentic Portuguese region.
Alentejo in Portuguese means "beyond the Tagus"
Region of contrasts, located south of Lisbon, between the Tagus River and the Algarve, where cork oak fields, vineyards and olive trees lead to a rugged landscape of cliffs that hides some of the most beautiful beaches in Portugal. Its extensive plains, its walled cities, its important cultural heritage, and its wines are some of the riches of El Alentejo, a term that in Portuguese means "beyond the Tagus".
It is the largest region of Portugal, although the least populated and the most unknown in the country. With a marked rural character is synonymous with tradition and authenticity.
Castles, forts, watchtowers and fortified villas dot the Alentejo landscape. They are the testimony that, consolidated the Reconquest with the occupation of the south, it was necessary to continue defending the borders.
The Alentejo limits the East with Spain and the West, with the Atlantic Ocean.
It is an extensive territory, essentially rural and sparsely populated, which occupies about a third of the Portuguese territory, scarcely traveled by the growing tourism that goes to Portugal, which has benefited the area, allowing to maintain almost intact its buildings, its fields , its customs, its traditional gastronomy and its life full of tranquility and calm ...
In a flat landscape, ocher colors of the earth are mixed with other more striking, villages painted white-marble adorned with walls and medieval towers that bring to mind the time of the conquests or even the time of the Muslims in the Iberian Peninsula. Even, they still resist millenarian prehistoric constructions in this region that seemed dynamic during the long Prehistory.
A brief tour of the Alentejo
Visiting the fortifications is an excellent pretext to discover the historical centers with their peculiarities and landscape frames. From "Castelo de Vide" you can see the whole region; Marvão is a dazzling village built on top of a rock, with 360 degree views that stretch across Portugal and Spain. Its castle, at 843 meters of altitude, constitutes an extraordinary point of natural defense; the strength of Portalegre had great relevance during the French invasions.
In the central Alentejo is Estremoz village surrounded by a medieval wall, with labyrinthine alleyways leading to the castle, whose tower is one of the most beautiful in Portugal; Monsaraz white and walled, hoards a castle and seven churches. And Évora, essential. World Heritage City, occupies a prominent place in any cultural itinerary through the Alentejo, with its Roman ruins. Its architectural and artistic heritage is impressive: from the Roman to the Neoclassical, passing through the Gothic and the different expressions of the Manueline, from the Renaissance to the Baroque, all periods of history are documented with works: the Roman temple, the Cathedral of Santa María, the church of San Francisco, the Chapel of Bones ...
An exceptional urban complex that Évora has managed to preserve, far from real estate speculation.
It is the most extensive region of Portugal, although the least populated and the most unknown in the country
In the lower Alentejo, Beja is a fascinating historic center, located on the highest peak of the plains that surround the region. The watchtower of its medieval castle, made of marble, is the highest in Portugal. They say that from there, on clear days, the view reaches up to Évora and Setúbal; the castle of Moura is built on a pre-Roman fort and its thermal baths are renowned for the excellent qualities of its waters.
The Alentejo also has beaches, has them, many and very varied, on the coast, Sines a fishing village whose history is marked by the cliff on which rests the castle and the fortress, is, by its views, one of the points most beautiful of the coast.
But, in addition to its cultural heritage, the Alentejo has much to offer. Its landscapes invite you to explore them on foot, by mountain bike or on horseback; many roads, despite the absence of bike paths, are excellent for cycle tourism; In the rivers, in the lagoons and on the coast you can carry out nautical activities; the beaches are excellent and the sky is perfect for parachuting, paragliding, ultralight or balloon rides.
Active tourism and nature
With five parks and nature reserves, the Alentejo is the perfect destination for lovers of nature tourism. In the Serra de São Mamede natural park, the Alentejo displays lavish mountains, water in all its versions and a good number of eagles and taps. In this park, nature expresses itself in a particularly exuberant way. Very rich from a geological point of view, the traveler's attention is immediately drawn to the imposing quartzites of the sierra, which mark the landscape with strange sculptures. In the northern area, chestnut trees and oaks share the territory with cork oaks and holm oaks, while the vines, along with the olive trees, grow on the more or less gentle slopes that border the riverbanks. To the south, the great property is affirmed. It is the Alentejo of the "mounts", of the livestock farms in natural symbiosis with the pasture, and of the small hamlets of low and whitewashed houses, surrounded by orchards and pomares.
Castles, forts, watchtowers and fortified villas dot the Alentejo landscape
On the coast, it is worth mentioning the natural reserve of the Sado sanctuary, where one of the few dolphin communities in Europe can be seen, as well as the natural reserves of the Santo André and Sancha lagoons and the Sudoeste Alentejano natural park. Costa Vicentina, which stretches along much of the Alentejo coast and gathers beautiful beaches. Further south, the natural park of the Guadiana valley is ideal for bird watching.
The Alentejo is a great destination for active tourism, since it meets the ideal conditions for rowing, surfing, kite surfing, kayaking, biking or hiking, with the well-known Vicentina route.
Gastronomy and its wines
A region where wine is produced with mastery, already having close to three hundred producers, which represent around 50% of the total wine production in Portugal. In fact, the Alentejo has been selected by "Vivino" as one of the eight wine regions of the world of essential visit. It is a fact; Once the Alentejo has been visited, it is impossible not to fall in love with it, they say. CNN, for its part, considers it as one of the 15 wine regions that should be visited in the world.
In the natural reserve of the Sado estuary it is possible to see one of the few dolphin communities in Europe.
Regarding its gastronomy, what to say of a territory generally recognized by the international press as 'the gastronomic soul of Portugal.
Authenticity: what makes this region unique.
In the Alentejo there is no concept of luxury; they prefer to speak exclusively of authenticity, which is what ultimately sets them apart and makes them unique. In this immense region it is possible to live for a few days in a boat on the largest artificial lake in Europe, the Alqueva; enjoy a wonderful stay in an old convent transformed into an exquisite hotel with the seal The Luxury Collection, the Convent of Espinhero; enjoy contemporary design at the São Lourenço do Barrocal, a new five-star hotel; surrender to the exclusive services of the renewed Sublime Comporta, a hotel complex located in Comporta; or produce wine 'in gravity' and enjoy a magnificent restaurant with unbeatable views of the vineyards and an international quality contemporary art center in the new Quinta do Quetzal, a little further inland.
Region where master wine is produced, representing around 50% of the total production of Portugal. The beauty of the landscape and the quality of its archaeological, monumental, architectural and ethnographic heritage, together with the excellence of its gastronomy and its wines, give it exceptional conditions for a discovery associated with nature, cultural, enogastronomic and sun tourism. The sea makes El Alentejo a unique tourist destination, both nationally and internationally.