ZPR290: Vila Viçosa

Vila Viçosa, Évora



Manor house in historical village great for accommodation business

Property Advertised by: Owner

Property Description

Manor house in an old building with central location, in a village with tourism development in sharp growth.

This centennial foundation house received its first major intervention in 1923 to serve as a country house for a businessman. It was then it obtained its moth, characterised by high upright feet, wooden floors and vaults in some rooms, several applications in marble on the shoulders, entrance and stairs.

In 1980 there were made some expansion and structural works. Several bathrooms and corridors have been built which contribute to the overall comfort. In this last work it were used lower quality windows and the roof was rebuilt without thermal insulation. This impacts the energy performance but with small interventions it can be improve substantially.

There’s a coffee shop in operation on the ground floor that can be maintained and a garage with more than 40m2 that can be transformed into commercial space.

This property can operate as a spacious dwelling house or to be licensed as a hotel establishment (hostel, Local Accommodation or other) already with four bathrooms and seven rooms available without the need for any reconversion works.

Its location next to the Town Hall and the Tourist Office is the greatest guarantee of success for any type of adaptation to trade or services.

The village is one of the most historical places in Portugal since, since 1461, it was the seat of the important duchy of Bragança, which reigned in Portugal from 1640 until the end of the monarchy. It has a castle of sec. XIV, dozens of monasteries, manor houses and Paço Ducal where the famous palace dating from 1500 stands out.

The central streets of the village are full of aristocratic houses and all this historical patrimony translates into a sustained and growing tourist activity in the last decades with the arrival of a Pousada, a Hotel of five and other four stars, as well as other offers of accommodation and cottages, as well as spaces for caravans.

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