Located in the heart of Alentejo yet close to Ourique and its amenities is this extensive established Equestrian Property. The business has proved very popular with overseas riders and residents alike and is the only one of its kind and size in the area. It has excellent horse facilities with an outstanding reputation
Spread over an area of over 14 hectares of rolling hills, it gives both space and privacy. Fully fenced and easy access around the farm it also comes with its own lake.
Good access road leads to the main entrance to the property where you will arrive at the equestrian facility, American barn stabling ensures ventilation with 15 stables 3.5mt x 3.5mt, 4 of which are stallion boxes, all have outside aspect. Also located in the barn is a secure tack room, feed room, washstand, laundry and bathroom. Open and bright this barn is cool and quiet but within easy access to the arenas etc.
An indoor rubber and sand school of 40mt x 20mt is open and ventilated, the outdoor sand arena is 50mt x 70mt with a viewing stand. Various storage facilities include a large warehouse with space for lorry parking, containers and aluminium shed. The property comes with a number of options for accommodation for staff and visitors but there is potential to increase this area of the business.
Main House - Built in 2011 it has the feel of a traditional home from the outside however on entering it is light modern and spacious on an elevated position it has fabulous 270-degree views over the countryside and across to the equestrian yard. A one-level home it comes with 3 very good sized bedrooms all en-suite, living, dining and kitchen are all open plan and have high vaulted wood-beamed ceilings. Patio doors lead from the living areas onto the covered terraces with steps down to an 11mt x 6mt pool. A separate office, guest bathroom and utility room add to the splendour of this statement home. Outside is a 2 car covered carport and an additional room that could potentially be converted to a small guest apartment. Extensive gardens, pathways, vegetable garden and petanque court compliment this home on its stand-alone fenced and gated plot.
Cottage - Refurbished in 2012 this cottage is set in its own 6,000m2 plot and now offers 2 double en-suite bedrooms, lounge and galley kitchen. A raised covered terrace is an ideal space for outdoor dining with wonderful west-facing views. With its own entrance and located away from the main house and yard this has been a successful rental cottage.
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Covered dining area
Features great views
The energy rating shows the energy efficiency of a building on a scale of A to G. The most efficient homes – which should have the lowest fuel bills – are in band A, whereas the most inefficient homes are in band G.