Dream Equestrian Home

This fabulous property is a rare purchase and a total dream for you and your horses.  It offers a glorious healthy, private natural environment where you can enjoy nature and a peaceful life style with a lot of outdoor living.

02It is located in an area of natural beauty and nature reserve very close to Europe longest and most unspoilt beach which you can easily ride to.

Also nearby is a stunning lagoon, fish restaurants and cool bars with live music.

The quinta (equestrian farm) is secluded but not isolated with a total fenced area of 3 hectares. Close to beaches, lagoon and the village of Melides which is in one of the most sort after, up and coming areas in the Alentejo.

Many rich and famous are coming into the area as it is natural, unspoilt and protected so will remain special.

It is a must see property.

THE PROPERTY

Main House

The main house is a typical style Alentejo house that has been altered for more open plan living and has large covered out door areas to enjoy life in fresh air.

  • 4 bedrooms one en suite bathroom and one separate bathroom
  • open plan kitchen and sitting area
  • separate breakfast room
  • Living room has large double door leading to a wonderful large covered patio area where there are sofas and dining table
  • the garden is landscaped with sand and white pebble surfaces, olive trees, painted wooden walk ways and a decked sun longing area
  • also there’s a children’s play area with little striped wooden play houses
  • two other doors to outside
  • at back of house is a BBQ area more seating and tables and a small vegetable garden
  • garage and storage/ washing area
  • The house and garden are surrounded by wooden fence
  • Floor size 120 m2

Second house is a charming round wooden Finnish style house

  • Located closer to stables
  • two bedrooms
  • one bathroom
  • Open plan kitchen and sitting area
  • wooden veranda with seating and table
  • fenced with small garden and wooden walk way.
  • Floor size 100m2

Two Wooden Chalets

Close to the main house there are two charming wooden guest/holiday chalets painted in pale blue and white stripes. Each chalet consist of double bedroom/ bathroom and veranda.

Equestrian Areas –

Stables

The stables are very modern and well designed to be warm in winter and cool in summer.  They are wooden barn style with good facilities, airy and a wide walkway.  Each stable is 3.6 by 3.6 metres.  All stables are designed with quality flooring for easy cleaning and windows to outside but also between stables so horse can talk to each other. 14 stables in total.

At centre of stabling there are two treatment rooms, a tack room and feeding station, coffee room. Also there is a hayloft, roof storage, 2 garages, wide road with planned access for lorries to easily arrive and leave without having to turn around.

Arena is a large 65m by 40 metre fenced jumping field with a quality sillcon surface.  The arena has a terraced viewing gallery and bar.  Also there is jump storage area. Mens and womens toilet.

  • 8 paddocks
  • Lunging arena with silcon surface
  • Mechanical horse walker.
  • For hacking out you can ride out of property straight to beach and lagoon in nature reserve unfenced area, sandy pathways suitable for all paces. You can enjoy a whole days riding without going of tarmac roads.

Around the property are pine trees and the land is well managed.  Covered parking area for cars and plenty of scope for creative ideas.  There are one or two more storage areas.

Power is mains electricity and water from a well. There is plenty of water.

Climate – This area is considered a Mirco-Climate meaning in the summer temperatures don’t go above 30 and in winter it does not really get as cold as the rest of Portugal.  The climate is very healthy and animals especially horses thrive. There are very few mosquitoes

History and a little bit about the surrounding area.

beach and lagoonThe Alentejano coast is considered one of the best examples on the European continent of an unexploited coastline, maintaining its natural biophysical
characteristics. Many are unaware of how stunning and natural the Alentejo coastline is.  Close to Monte da Palha at the Lagoon there are many excellent fish restaurants serving freshly caught fish daily.  There are also some cool live music bars where you can enjoy a few drinks with friends.

The beach of Melides, is located in the centre of the longest of the country’s beaches, totaling about 89 Km, from the peninsula of Tróia to the city of Sines, where it is thought Fernão Mendes Pinto was shipwrecked one night after an attack by French corsairs, is characterized by a landscape of low laying coast and extensive sands dunes surrounded by a natural lake.

The beaches have  lifeguards, parking, restaurants, adapted access, blue flag beaches…. a micro-climate with good weather for 8 months a year , and a region which is rich in fishing and hunting.

Melides is 15 minutes from Tróia which offers the facilities of a marina, tennis academy and gambling casino…10 minutes from Comporta with its unique golf
course (Ryder Cup 2018 will be played here), and a horse riding centre.  It is 5 minutes from Santiago of Cacém with its Zoo set in natural surroundings and 10 minutes from Sines where one can find a marina and the famous beach of San Torpes, one of the best beaches in Europe for surfing.

To find out more or arrange a viewing contact Teresa

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