Beautiful Farm in Region of Outstanding Beauty

This glorious farm is an outstanding opportunuity at an amazing price.  It is located in one of the most beautiful nature areas in Portugal – the Park of S. Mamede mountains and on the outskirts of Castelo de Vide and Marvão. Marvão is one of the most important historical sites in Portugal. It does not matter what part of the farm you stand on you will have extrodinary breath taking views and abundant wildlife. It is a bird lovers paradise.

This would make a perfect eco holiday resort for equestrian, hiking, wildlife and histroic activities. The off road walking, horse riding possibilities could never be used up you can go for days without having to be on roads.

With a total of 43 hectares the property is actually made up of several parts with urban, rustic and agriculture with the possibility to construct more houses in the oak plantation areas. The construction potential is minimum of 250 m2.

It is divided as follows in two close sites, one with 19,5 ha where are located the Houses and Horse facilities and the other with 23,5 ha with a project of Cork production which was started in 2005.  Completely fenced and equipped with mechanical means (tractors, trailers, agricultural tools, means of transport, etc., necessary to full exploitation).

The water supplies are year round well water in the fountain at the main house never stops having running water.

In the future the cork oak plantation (consisting of about 15,000 trees) will yield a good income from the cork harvest.

Dispite being in a totally natural and private environment you are only a short drive from the stunning very well preserved town of Castelo de Vide with many lovely cafes and restaurants, historic buildings and shopping.

This property is fully arranged with all correct paperwork in place and one owner  so a quick purchase can be easily be arranged.

PROPERTY DETAILS :

650,000 thousand euros

  • 43 hectares
  • Farm – rural eco tourism
  • 3 Houses
  • Pool house
  • Swimming Pool
  • Equestrian facilities
  • Land of second house – 5,975 ha
  • Land of main house / arena 13,350 ha
  • Oak Plantation (Cork Oak) – 23,125 ha
  • Area of Outstanding beauty
  • Ample natural water year round

Main, Second and Groom´s House

The main house is located at the bottom of a lovely drive with old walls either side.  It is the original farm house now sensitively moderised to maintain the beauty and charm. There are 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, kitchen, open plan dining and living area, outside bbq and traditional oven.

Two verandas, log storage and a pool house with a large dining area and fireplace, swimming pool and extensive gardens.  There is a the possibility to extend the pool area for further accommodation.

The second house is set is grounds of 250 m2 and has it´s own gate entrance.  This house is also very charmingly renovated maintaining many original features. It has 2 bedrooms a bathroom and open plan living area.

Also a utililies room and traditional oven. garden area and gate leading to the paddocks and large riding arena.

The grooms house is located by the stables and has one bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and living area garden behind and an additional kitchen beside the barn and stables.

In both properties there are natural water sources and all the supply in the main property comes from 3 deep boreholes and with a complete distribution net for houses, garden area and paddocks.

  • Main house 268 m2
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • kitchen
  • open plan living and dining
  • pool house 270 m2
  • swimming pool
  • garden
  • Second house 93 m2
  • 2 bedrooms
  • bathroom
  • open plan kitchen/living
  • Groom´s house 91 m2

Equestrian and Farm Facilities

The property has been used by the current owners for breeding horses and training for dressage. Now there are no horses on the property but the facilities are well maintained and ready to be put back into action.

The main area for the horses has a large barn area which includes a super indoor arena with viewing gallery.

About 15 boxes, 2 tack rooms and two areas for washing horses.  As well as plenty of space for food and hay storage.

You can enjoy two outdoor riding arenas one small fenced beside the stables with amazing view!

The 25 by 75 arena is well maintained and is located a short ride from the stables.

All the arenas are equipped with sprinklers for dust control purposes.

There are paddocks and planty of spaces to create more. Access is easy and water supply ample.

A flock of 30 sheep “Merino Preto” is kept in the property to control the level of herbs and generates a marginal income.

  • Indoor picardeiro/ gallery
  • Outdoor arena 25 by 70
  • Small Outdoor arena 15 by 30
  • horse stables
  • tack / wash areas
  • 2 storage barns
  • All farm machinery
  • Barns for sheep or other animals
  • Ample water on property
  • Endless riding out around the area

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