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This beautiful, 18th century styled country estate, was built to the highest standards in 1965. the Estate on sale, is situated 1,5 km (1 mile) away from the centre-town of the village of Portel situated in the best part of ALENTEJO, 189 km (117 miles) from LISBON (airport ), capital town of Portugal 150 km (93 miles) by motor-way and 39 km (24 miles) by principal road), 215 km (133.5 miles) from the airport of Faro in the Algarve by principal road.
And 125 km (77.5 miles) from the Spanish border (Badajoz), PORTEL village is equidistant 39 km (24 miles) from the town of ÉVORA and the town of BEJA and nearby the Alqueva dam.
The property is the ideal choice for those who appreciate tranquillity and views, but also for a numerous family. Easily it can be turned into a Agricultural Tourism. The whole complex was built in 1965 but in a 18th century portuguese style.
The main house has 980 sq. mt. (10.545 sq.feet) covered area, distributed into two stories. The public and service areas are located at the ground floor, while the sleeping quarters which comprise eight master bedrooms, each containing a private bathroom are on the 1st floor. It is equiped with all the modern, confortable and luxurious finishings.
Like : hand-painted tiles in the walls, Sicupira hood ( Brasilian hard wood ) for the windows and doors ( both interior and exterior ), waxed large bricks for the floor of the entire reception rooms and holm-oak for the floors of all the bedrooms.

In a white marble staircase leading to the first floor, each step is made from an entire block and the bathroom floors are also in pink and green marble of the region. At the ground floor all the ceilings are in Moorish style vaults.

The house is also equiped with a central heating system in spite of having large fireplaces in each living-room and dinning-room. It also have a private telephone network system instaled between several outbuildings. This complex is in pristine condition. Around the house there are 106 hectars ( 261.88 ACRES ) of cork-tree and holm-oak woodlands as well as olive groves and pine barren.

The cork-tree woodland produces in a cycle of nine years, about one hundred and eighty metric tons (=1000 kilograms, 2204,6 pounds ) of cork.

The facilities that support the farming activities are next to the main house and comprise a 2240 sq. mt. covered area. These single ground floor facilities, are set around a spacious square-shaped yard, enriched by a central granite fountain.

In one of the sides of this square-shaped yard, exist four independent apartments.
Originating from its own well, the water supply is potable, of excelent quality, and plentiful even in dry years.
There is also an approved turistic project to transform the whole complex of the “Quinta do Derramado” in order to install a five-star Inn with 45 rooms.

The whole complex has been already classified by the Portuguese Tourist Board, as having “Outstanding Architectonical Value”, which means that to transform the existant compound, the owner will be financed with the maximum of support coming from the EEC.

In 98.5 hectars ( 243.10 acres ) of the Estate, (colored in yellow in the map of the estate), there can be built more 5.910 square meters ( 63.586 sq. feet ) of covered area.
IMPORTANT NOTICE :

More 29.550 sq. meters (317.925 sq. feet) of farm buildings can be built.

Also a sheep-fold exists in the estate, with a profitable covered area of 660 sq.meters (7.100 sq.feet), that easily can be tranformed into a very suitable cottage.

Last 30 years average temperatures in the area during January and July.
January – Max. 12.5C/54.5F    – Min. 6.1C/42.98F
July       – Max. 29.9C/85.82F   – Min. 15.7C/60.26F

Last 30 Years average sunstroke in the area during January and July
January 49% 147 hours    /  July 86% 379 hours

PRICE : 15.000.000,00 EURO ( furniture not included)

«Without doubt, the most luxurious and recent built farm-house on sale in all the province of Alentejo.»

 

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