Self-Sustainable Quinta With Fantastic Views In The Hills Above Tavira
€ 1,250,000£ 1,072,787$ 1,347,129
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Tavira, Eastern Algarve
Ownership Status: Private
Built in: 1998
235m2 Build size
€ 5,319£ 4,564$ 5,732
/ m2 build
81,600m2 Plot size
€ 15£ 12$ 16
/ m2 plot
Return to nature and simplicity with this well-maintained, one-level Quinta. Located in the hills just above Tavira, this property offers the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Its elevated position offers fantastic views out to sea and the surrounding countryside.
Set on 8 hectares of land with over 4,000 maturing pine trees, around 300 cork trees and many other native trees (olive, carob, fig, etc.), this Quinta has a lot of potential. The pine trees were planted over 20 years ago with funding from the EU. The trees are already producing pine nuts, which can be sold/distributed on the local market.
The Quinta is currently set up as a ceramic workshop, with one half of the property dedicated to the production and storage of various artworks.
The other half of the property consists of 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, a kitchen and a lounge. The lounge opens up onto a south-facing, covered terrace and there is a second terrace next to the main entrance on the west side of the house.
The property does not have a pool, however, there is plenty of space in front of the house to have one installed. An eco-friendly, natural pool would be the obvious choice to remain in harmony with the surroundings.
The Quinta is not hooked up to the national grid and depends on solar and wind power. In case of any outage, there is a gas generator (set apart from the house), which can be used as a backup. Water comes from a private borehole (150m deep), which produces about 6000 L/H. Whilst not suitable for drinking, it is perfectly suitable for all other houesehold requirements.
The property is about 1.5km off the main road, along a well-maintained, dirt road. Whilst there are no immediate neighbours, there are a good number of houses in the near vicinity.
This property would be perfect for anyone looking for a quiet location within easy access of Tavira and all its amenities.
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.
Tavira is a beautiful Portuguese city, full of winding and narrow streets with remains of bridges, castles, and churches.
A fantastic location, with beautiful island beaches, and a multitude of restaurants, cafes an shops to choose from. An excellent choice for somebody who wishes to purchase a property that has life about it all year around without being too busy, but also has fantastic rental potential.
Tavira coastline is calm and peaceful, with an extremely inviting eleven kilometers of fine white sand beaches and very warm water. The beaches are crossed by Ria Formosa Natural Reserve, offering pleasant boat trips.
Tavira Island (Portuguese: Ilha de Tavira) is found South of the city and can only be reached by boat, which departs from the city center and from Quatro-Aguas.It's considered to be one of the best beaches in the Algarve Region
The Praia do Barril offers more than just a great beach.. On the edge of the beach was once a small fishing village which specialised in the fishing of tuna. This village was abandoned due to depleting fish stocks but the boat houses have been restored into beach bars and shops.
There are numerous golf courses in the Tavira area, including what are some of the best golf resorts in the Algarve within driving distance.
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