This is an equestrian property comprising a spacious house, connected to all mains services, covering 375m2, with four bedrooms, three of which are at ground level and one with en-suite on the first floor.
The property has a good-sized kitchen (13m2) with larder room attached. There is a spacious dining room (26.5m2 with 5m high beamed ceiling and a large fireplace. The lounge (19.4m2) has an additional warm air convector solid fuel log-burner, which supplies heat to the rest of the house by warm air ducting. The family bathroom is fitted with bath/shower, bidet and basin unit. The three ground floor bedrooms are all of good size, two of which have access via double doors to the garden area. The whole east and south elevations of the property has a tiled, integral veranda extending 2.5m. This includes an outside dining area, a fully-equipped summer kitchen comprising a bread oven, brick-built barbecue, gas cooker, marble sink and worktops with storage beneath and a gas water heater. There is an outside shower room including toilet, basin and washing machine and a garden storeroom next to it. The swimming pool has an eco-saltwater filter system and sand filter within the pump house. There is an orchard with various fruit trees and a vegetable garden.
The property benefits from mains water and mains drainage. There is also a stone well with a pumping system and a separate borehole.
The house has a large garage attached with two additional, part-refurbished rooms above supplied with services - potential for conversion to further living space or a studio flat.
The property has 2.2 hectares of land, totally fenced, which includes a standard-sized sand school of 40m x 20m, a field shelter of 7m x 3m and a hay store of 7m x 2m.
Set in the rural heart of the Alentejo region of Portugal, Ferreria de Capelins is located 25 minutes´ drive from the city of Ruguengos de Monsaraz, which has 4 supermarkets, banks, a cinema and many restaurants. The village is close to the Alqueva Lake and the Guadiana River (approximately 2kms away). Approximately 20 minutes´ drive to the north, the motorway to Spain or Lisbon is easily accessible. Monte Novo is situated on the outskirts of the village in an elevated position with fine views over the surrounding, gently sloping hills, west to Spain, and the Serra do Ossos hills to the north. The Portuguese neighbours are both friendly and helpful.
There are good contacts for hay, wood supplies, farrier/barefoot trimmer, English-speaking vets, etc.
375m2 of living area
Close to amenities
Good access to motorway network
Orchard with fruit trees
Al-fresco dining area, fully-equipped