LOVELY QUINTA CLOSE TO TOWN WITH GREAT EQUESTRIAN POTENTIAL
A Lower Alentejo styled Quinta situated less than two minutes from the Market Town of Ourique. This most attractive property is approached through a set of outer wrought iron entrance gates, then onwards along the sweeping driveway, flanked by well stocked borders offering year round interest and colour, beyond these borders are beautiful meadows with Olive Groves. There is then a second set of remote controlled electric gates leading to the parking areas ideal for several cars and on to the Quinta, there is also a large attached Car Port with tiled roof which is part of the main Quinta structure ideal for an extension subject to Project Approval. This character home offers superb, spacious family accommodation with some very nice features and beautiful views from the Quinta, at the front across its own fabulous meadows with Olive Grove, to the side a beautiful old Olive Grove with grazing sheep and to the rear far reaching countryside with gently undulating land and wonderful spreading trees typical of the Alentejo. The Accommodation briefly comprises Entrance Porch, Entrance Hall, lovely Lounge with huge feature Granite Fireplace, very nicely fitted and equipped Kitchen Diner, Master Bedroom with large Ensuite Bathroom, Two further Double Bedrooms with Shower Room that also doubles as the Guest Cloakroom, large Rear Porch, Utility Room and wide covered rear Verandah – ideal for just enjoying life in the shade. A further large detached building ideal for a Hay Barn with a separate Feed Store/Tack Room or could be converted to Stabling. The irrigated gardens are a pretty backdrop, now requiring a little extra help, but contain a wide variety of fruit trees. Another double gate opens out to the rear lane, ideal for an Equestrian or dog walker to go off exploring towards the wonderful Monte da Rocha Barragem.
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A large covered area in terracotta tiled flooring and with space to sit out. A secure front door opens into the large entrance hall.
RECEPTION HALL 5.22m x 3.25m (17’1” x 10’8”)
Spacious area with tiled floor and multi paned glazed doors to kitchen diner, lounge, shower room and to inner hallway.
LOUNGE 4.69m x 4.40m (15’5” x 14’5”)
Very large feature traditional style granite fireplace, range of fitted shelving suitable for a television stand and sound bar, tiled floor, central chandelier light fitting, French doors with flanking side windows to front covered verandah allowing for great views of the surrounding countyside, doors to kitchen and reception hall.
KITCHEN DINER 4.28m x 3.94m (14’0” x 12’11”)
Excellent range of fitted wall and floor units with granite worktops, inset double bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, space for upright fridge freezer, four ring ceramic hob, large traditional chimney with built in extractor, built in oven, dishwasher, plenty of space for table and chairs, part tiled walls, tiled floor, dual aspect windows and door to covered rear porch.
With tiled floor and access to utility room. Ideal location for storing outside coats and boots.
UTILITY ROOM 2.50m x 1.92m (8’2” x 6’3”)
Wall mounted water hot heater, window to rear, useful shelves and cupboards, tiled walls and floor.
INNER HALL 3.99m x 1.60m (13’1” x 5’3”)
This area and the bedrooms all have high quality real wood strip flooring, this attractive flooring offers a warm touch in Winter and cool in Summer. Double doors to the reception hall and doors to all bedrooms.
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE 4.32m x 3.18m minimum (14’2” x 10’5”)
Full width range of quality deep fitted wardrobes with hanging and storage sections. window to rear and door to Ensuite Bathroom comprising panelled bath, wash basin in a large marble topped vanity unit with cupboards and drawers below and illuminated mirror above, built-in shower, low level WC, bidet and fully tiled floor and walls.
BEDROOM TWO 3.85m x 3.01m minimum (12’7” x 9’10”)
Having a wall to wall range of quality built-in deep wardrobes and window to the front.
STUDY/BEDROOM THREE 4.08m x 3.20m (13’4” x 10’6”)
Window to the front.
Built in corner shower, Low level WC, Bidet, hand basin in vanity unit set into granite top with cupboards and drawer below, tiled floor, fully tiled walls, opaque glass window to rear.
in a wide swathe of terracotta tiling and extending around 3 sides of the property most of which is covered and giving fabulous views over the pretty countryside. The rear terrace is a spacious 12m x 2.66m (39’4” x 8’8”).
COVERED PARKING AREA 7.5m x 6.5m (24’7” x 21’4”)
Having a clay tiled roof and concrete floor and would convert to further accommodation. There is further space for parking numerous cars.
Well stocked with flowering shrubs and having irrigation standpipes all around the gardens in convenient locations. There is a varied selection of fruit trees including Apricot, Pear, Plum, Orange, Tangerine, Lemon and Nespera. From the gardens are double wrought iron gates that lead out to the rear lane and a further farm gate into the main meadow and Olive grove.
CARPORT/HAYBARN 6m x 4.5m (19’8” x 14’9”)
An open fronted hay barn that could be converted into TWO stables if required and there is light, power and space to store gas bottles. Attached to one side is a secure store 2.9m x 1.7m (9’6” x 5’7”) ideal for garden implements. Also in here is the water filtration equipment used to provide clean domestic water.
The property has two boreholes, one borehole, situated in the large meadow has never been used.
The land is a wonderful feature of this property having a smaller area ideal for an isolation paddock of around 2700m² planted with a few Olive Trees and a very much larger gently sloping field of about 1.5 hectares with a grove of Olives in one area of the field. A perfect area for turning into paddocks and maybe a Manege or perhaps using for Pods or Camping subject to Approval and Licences from the Camara. The entire boundary is fenced with a further inner fence ideal for retaining dogs.
The property is freehold with mains electric, two boreholes and drainage is private. The town of Ourique is under 2 mins away offering modern conveniences including Supermarket, Market, Health Centre, Restaurants, Bars and other Leisure Facilities, Beaches on the West Coast and the Algarve are 50 minutes away and Faro Airport is just an hour.
Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise that all rooms and any land are measured by you or your appointed solicitor or surveyor prior to purchase. All measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only. It should not be assumed that the property meets all the appropriate legal requirements.
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