Enchanting off-the-grid property located 7.5 km from Castelo Branco, access via a reasonable 1.7 km dirt road that is accessible for all cars. The road is maintained with a tractor.
The house is completely off-grid and ready to move into. New double glazed windows throughout. The house consist of ground floor with kitchen/living. You can reach the first floor by a wooden internal staircase, where you find the bedroom. The size of each floor: 4,70 m x 5,85 m x 2,95 height.
Water is connected with pump on solar energy from the well, 3kw solar system. Waste water goes through a filter system with plants. Self-built kitchen with refrigerator, stove and oven. Furniture is also included.
The bathroom is an extension and still needs finishing. The materials (including a glass double sliding door) are present. At the moment you can only reach the bathroom from the outside, but there are possibilities to create access from the inside by building a platform and stairs from the first floor. (Price for custom steps and platform by local woodworker is 450eur, work and material included) The bathroom has double glazing, a rain shower, antique furniture. There are plumbing pipes ready for a flush toilet. There is a gas water heater.
A separate building is currently used as a compost toilet.
On the land are 2 wells, fed by an underground source, and at the bottom of the land is a small river with a small beach that has water and flows all year round. In winter, several springs rise on land. A pond has been dug that fills up in winter.
Half of the land consists of fertile terraces, the other half is covered with shrubs and trees (mimosa, pine, oak, eucalyptus). Last winter some eucalyptus trees fell so there is firewood for next winter.
Furthermore, a food forest was planted in 2019, with all kinds of fruit trees, small fruit and herbs. The fruit trees are already in production. Drip irrigation installed and connected. There are 3 old olive trees . There is also a wooden house on the land that is rented out as a guest house via Airbnb, which generates a nice income (500 eur/month).
Also included is a VW transporter van with bed and cooking facilities, so 2 extra sleeping places for guests.
A lot of good quality building material such as windows, pallets, roof tiles and wooden beams are also present on the land and included in the sale. Also lawnmower, chainsaw, …
In the neighborhood, within walking distance, are many foreign neighbors who occasionally organize events and form a nice network.
Contact us for more information and to appoint a viewing.