4.5 hectares, 5 old houses
The land has 4.5ha. There are many trees such us oranges, lemons, pears, olives, corks, oaks, palms, mimosas, etc. The soil is fertile and there is big space for vegetable gardens. It can be build also leisure structures, parking, etc.
There is five
traditional stone buildings with possibility of rebuild. There is also an oven and a chestnut drying place.
There is water all year round. There are two small rivers that cross the land and a well.
The land has good sun exposure so is proper for having solar panels. It is also possible to have electricity connected to the public network.
It has good access by car through a way 1.3km long from the main road.
The property is situated 15 minutes from the village of Valencia de Alcántara, where there is a weekly fresh fruit and vegetable market, a health center, shops, banks, post office, pharmacies, hardware stores, supermarkets, cafes, restaurants and other facilities. There are train and bus station that connect the village to Madrid and Caceres. Valencia de Alcantara is 30' far from Portalegre city (Portugal), 1 hour far from Caceres and from Badajoz city (Spain), 3 hours from Lisbon and 4h30' from Madrid.
The land is surrounded by wild native forest. Is perfect for eco-living projects. One, two, three or even four families that aim to live in a natural and calm place.
Tourist attractions near by
Into a Special Protection Area for Birds and the International Tagus National Park there are a lot of wild animals around, for example, the Black vulture, the Iberian imperial eagle, the Short-toed eagle, owls, wild boars or the fox. There are many tourist attractions around: sacred ancient places, like dolmens and menhirs; practice adventure sports like riding a bike, climbing, having a bath in a natural swimming pool or visit the nice Portuguese villages of Marvao and Castelo de Vide.
Community life is rich. In
the area there are other permaculture and organic agriculture
projects runned by people of different nationalities with the aim of developing a good community of sharing and
mutual help. There is, for example, a forest school for kids under 6 years old and
few community groups-associations that work in environment, arts,
yoga or local development fields.
As it is situated in a border area, both Portuguese and Spanish culture mixed together to create an unique culture.