Beautiful imposing estate in central Portugal with 8454m2 of farmed land, with many fruit trees, olive trees and grapevines.
Conveniently located a few minutes away from the small town of Cernache do Bonjardim for all local amenities, yet in a very quiet, rural location. Several ways to exploit this former “quinta” as a tourist enterprise.
The property has been recently reroofed and the exterior walls repainted. Stunning character period property retaining most original features inside and out, including timber floors, wood panelled ceilings and original interior wooden doors.
The house has a very spacious basement (approx. 140 m2) with high ceilings.
There are three entrances to the main building:
The main entrance accessed via outside steps leading to a covered porch.
The side entrance, at street level, to the kitchen and the back of the house. The side entrance, at street level, to the kitchen and the back of the house.
The entrance to the basement with its several storerooms and a wine cellar still in use.
The living area on the ground-floor is 206 m2. The central corridor running through the whole length of the house gives access to all rooms. The kitchen has a fireplace and also an independent side entrance. The living room also has a fireplace and a balcony. In addition there is a spacious dining room (or extra bedroom), a bathroom and a small office with access to the basement. There are four more bedrooms on the ground floor. The corridor also has an independent entrance via a staircase.
A wide staircase leads to the first floor where a long corridor gives access to seven rooms in need of renovation.
The land with an area of 8454 m2 has about 80 olive trees, grapevines, red berry shrubs, many fruit and citrus trees such as peach, plum, cherry, fig, Japanese meddler, lemon, orange, tangerine, apple and pear.
There are magnificent views of the surroundings above one of the water wells and the swimming pool.
The land has several terraces with beautiful, authentic retaining stone walls.
There is plenty of water available – two wells, one about 30 meters deep. Both wells have electric pumps. In fact, the farm has a fully-functioning irrigation system installed permitting a very efficient use of the available water sources for irrigation of the land.
Summer outdoor kitchen with large traditional bread pizza oven and fireplace
Additional bathroom and toilet facilities in separate building
Lots of privacy and plenty of shade provided by many mature trees
Swimming pool (needs some updating)
Various outbuildings, including stables and a barn, some suitable for conversion into guest accommodation
A 34 m2 garage connected to the grid
A large dam only a 15 minutes’ drive from the property for swimming and water sports
The property is easily accessible and located on the edge of the small town of Cernache do Bonjardim (1.5 km away) for all local amenities.
There is a coach service to Lisbon from Cernache do Bonjardim. The local small town of Sertã also has all amenities and is about 8 km away.
There are indeed several ways to profit from this farmhouse, with its many outbuildings and land, as a tourist enterprise.
Price € 199,000
Price / sq metre: €/m² 483.01