FON1500: Fontainhas

Beja, Beja



Refurbished 19th century house, 3.9 hectares (9.6 acres) land, olive grove, walled garden, pool.

Property Advertised by: Owner

Property Description

The property was classified as a property with significant interest in the county by the local authorities. The main building is about 200 years old and preserves architectural details of the XIX century. It is located just a few minutes away from the city centre (Beja, Alentejo).

The property is fully walled surrounded by olive trees (around 100). There are 2 wells with plenty of water both with water pumps and underground water network (usually used for garden, pool and crops/trees). Next to the main building you can find a walled garden with a fountain, statues, centenary palm trees and an old pool. The large attached annexes include several rooms for an additional residence, indoor riding arena, 2 barns, tack room and stables for 6 horses.

Only the main building had major works done and it was refurbished to a very high standard. This is a 2 storey building with 13 rooms plus 5 washrooms. There is also a part basement (40 m2). Either marble or hardwood was used as flooring. Ground floor (339 m2): most of the rooms have got vaulted ceilings which can reach 5 meters. This includes a large reception room with a stove, dinning room, library, kitchen, living room with fireplace and an ensuite bedroom. First floor (241 m2): compromises 6 bedrooms (one with a balcony), sitting room with balcony and fireplace. A long corridor leads to a large terrace where you can see the city skyline.

There are two other detached small houses next to one of the wells that have been used as a warehouse.

Two different gates allow to entry the property. The gate on the photos is usually used to access the house and the other one for tractor and animals. This property is located in a quiet area with no traffic and although is in the countryside it benefits from municipal water supply and sewage.

Total construction area: 1,847m2

Indoors area: 934m2

Land size: 3.9 hectares (9.6 acres)

Property Location

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