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Quinta do Forno, (option 2), Extremely beautiful smallholding with 1 hectare of land. Perfect location to combine two beautiful Countrys...Portugal and Spain, excellent for rural tourism. Create your own business!


Quinta do Forno

Extremely beautiful smallholding with 8.924m2 of land. Renovated, solid granite stone, 2 bedroom house with water and electricity, ready to move into. Open sunny land with fruit trees, 2 spring wells, good views, no neighbours  and easy access. The pretty cottage has an 81.5 m² footprint plus 36m² newly built terrace-patio-yard with area covered by roof of 13m2. Excellent granite stone walls, with electricity and well water connected (a no company water bills). There is a new small shelter on the front of house for firewood and new shelter over the backyard of the house for garden tools, wood, but this could be modified into a 3rd very small bedroom for young, independend, creative teenager if necessery. 
Permission to extend the house up to 200m2 or to build another house measuring up to 118.5m2. It is always possible to build an extra agriculture building up to 40m2 which could be used as a small living studio-apartment.

The roof is brand new and the cottage has recently been renovated and finished incl a new kitchen units with hob and sink, new gas boiler for hot water, new wooden doors to the bathroom and the bedrooms, new salamandra, fully furnished and new iron gate to the property.

Orginal baking oven.

The internal and external natural stone walls have been nicely pointed; there are pinewood ceilings throughout and terracotta floor tiles. The new aluminium white colour front door opens into an open plan living room, kitchen and dining area , off this is an arched stone corridor leading to two bedrooms and a beige tiled bathroom with a shower, toilet and wash basin. The toilet etc is connected to a soak away septic tank. The cottage has wooden windows (extra new artistic iron security) with  shutters what has a lovely ambiance to it .  It's being very tastefully renovated to high quality , harmonious blend between rustic and modern.

Directly in front of the cottage are few great eucalyptus trees and a gorgeous, on the backyard of the house is growing an enormous cactus. There are also cork trees, pine trees, many of oaks, 7 olives. Quinta looks more like a garden-park. Ancient, round topped stone baking oven still in perfect condition. If not used for its original purpose it still makes a lovely feature.

The smallholding has very good access.

Perfect for small Rural Tourism and B&B, little camping for a few tents, yurts or tipis. Has a great potential for rental income.

Phone not connected (but no problem), Internet possible. Quinta do Forno receives a good strong mobile signal, so internet can be also accessed via a USB dongle.

4 km from Penamacor  which has several mini supermarkets, 2 banks, post office, pharmacy, health centre, restaurants, café bars and swimming pool. 1,5km from the village of Aldeia do Bispo (walking distans)with a restaurant, small shops and cafes etc. The village is connected by public transport to Castelo Branco and further to Lisbon, Oporto airports and all Portugal.

A few minuts by drive there is a Praia Fluvial da Meimoa, 11km to Barragem de Basagueda, 20 km to the ancient Celtic Holy mountain of Monsanto, 25km to Albufeira da Barragem de Marechal Carmona, 35 km from Fundão and 49 km from Castelo Branco, in the beautiful and unspoiled Region of Baeira Baixa in central Portugal near to Serra de Malcata and Serra da Estrela mountains, 16km to the border of Spain (Extremadura). Perfect location to combine two beautiful Countrys. It is about 250 km from Lisboa (Portugal) and  around 300 km from Madrid (Spain). Atlantic Ocean, Silver Coast 2,5 hours drive.

Annual Property Tax ca.: Under 65,- Euros a year,

Extra costs: not more than 4000,- Euros: including purchase tax (IMT), notary deed transfer fee, property registration, solicitor/lawyer,

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If you are looking for a lovely sunny smallholding with a charmingly renovated stone cottage ready to move into, this property could well be for you.

Flash Photo Gallery with more photographs.

For further information on any of our properties please contact: Quinta do Forno