JFM135: Organic Off Grid Farm

Castelo Branco, Castelo Branco



Building of 105m2. Organic land with 3.35ha, 2 wells and forest garden

Property Advertised by: Owner

Property Description

Certified organic farm with 3.3ha, bordered by granite walls, 15min drive to district capital Castelo Branco and a 5min walk to the village.

A gorgeous rural granite building of 105m2 interior size, with newly renovated roof and walls, new chestnut ceilings, windows, and doors.
The house is divided into three blocks, a 25m2 finished bedroom, a 25m2 kitchen and a 55m2 center room high enough to have a mezzanine, plus a 25m2 ruin and 80m2 front porch area.
The walls are 0,6m thick, allowing huge heat retention in winter and coolness in summer.
The house is unfinished, lacking floor, plumbing, electricity and bathroom.
Public electricity is at the entrance of the farm and it costs 1000€ to connect.

The farm has a borehole of 120 meter depth connected to 10*270w solar panels that can pump 8m3/day. The solar panels can be converted to supply electricity to the building.

There are two water wells, holding about 30 m3 and 100 m3, and three water tanks.
There are more than 300 olive trees, pruned in 2018 and with a yearly average of 2,000k of olives, an extensive vineyard, and many old forest and fruit trees providing quince, pears, pomegranates and oranges, and some plums.
Additionally, it was planted with 5,000m2 of forest garden with apples, pears, plums, peaches, apricots, almonds, figs, strawberry trees, hawthorns, oaks, birches, and +400 prickly pear.

Seasonal pond with a high ecological and land value.
The land is in ecological and fertility restoration since 10/2015 and it’s an experimental Agroecology and Permaculture site done by a specialized company.

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