Beautiful Private Off Grid Quinta in 1.6 Hectares
A stunning, small stone house rebuilt and renovated to an excellent standard with exposed stonework and benefiting from double glazed doors and windows set in 1.6 hectares of private land with stunning views, a number of ponds and a stream with waterfall. There are 6 flat terraced areas, deep soil vegetable gardens prepared to a high standard, herb gardens and a poly-tunnel. There is also a large chicken pen and areas that could be utilised for additional animals. The quinta is off grid with water to the house provide from a well (fed by an underground river) in addition to spring water and a high quality 5kw solar system, only 2 years old. The quinta lends itself to self sustainable living. The quinta is accessed via a short track from a tarmac road, although totally peaceful and serene you are only a few minutes from the village where you will find a nice cafe, restaurant, church and bus stop. Only 15 minutes drive to Tabuá, 20 minutes to Oliveira do Hospital and only 10 minutes from a gorgeous river beach. 20 mins from Carregal do Sal, where there is a train station to Lisboa and Coimbra).
The stone house is in as new condition with lovely exposed walls and traditional timber ceiling with insulated roof. Consisting of 2 floors with a lounge on the upper level and bedroom on the lower level. The bedroom can be accessed internally by a small spiral style staircase, each room can also be accessed independently via quality double glazed doors. The windows are double glazed with the additional benefit of shutters. Foundations are in place to extend the house for the addition of a kitchen, bathroom and possibly 2nd bedroom if desired. Across from the house you will find a large covered kitchen and dining space, the bathroom and a large workshop currently utilised for producing health related products, this space could be used for multiple purposes.
Outside near the entrance to the quinta you will find a large, fully fenced chicken pen, the chickens are also able to roam freely on the land. The land consist of large terrace areas and granite rocks and is fully accessible by tractor and easily accessed by foot, fully fenced or walled. On the upper terraces you will find well established HugelKulture beds through half of the garden and under both the poly-tunnel and greenhouse and a large compost system already in place, the gardens are currently growing various vegetables and herbs, moving down the land to the flat areas you will come across 3 natural ponds and at the bottom of the land runs a stream, entering the land via a lovely waterfall and provides a good source of water. During heavy rains multiple waterfalls can be noted flowing through the granite landscape. In excess of 30 young fruit and nut trees have been planted around the land, as well as eight old olive trees, a large fig tree, some quince trees, about 10 elderberry trees and some wild plum and hawthorn trees too. In addition to this the land has a lot of oak and cork oak trees plus one massive pine tree for eating. There are two small, contained areas of mimosa, for an endless supply of firewood.
All in in all, this could be considered off grid living at its best, self sustainable in a beautiful, peaceful and tranquil landscape
Phone: +351 262 989183
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