Number of Bedrooms: 16 (14 en suite)
Property Size: 450 sq mts
Plot Size: 6 ha.
Posted: January 10, 2023
Successful, 16 bedroom, secluded, legal, fully furnished “Alojamento Local” business on the shores of Santa Clara Lake.
Tripadvisor Hall of Fame, Certificate of Excellence 10 yrs running, Travellers’ Choice Award etc. 440+ genuine reviews since 2007, 400+ rated “Excellent”.
• 14 bedrooms en suite.
• 6 hectares in total.
• Train station 20 mins.
• Local micro-climate.
• Totally Off-Grid, 90% solar-run, with robust back-up systems. (Platinum Green-Leader award).
• Electricity provided by photovoltaic arrays, batteries & Sunny Boy Inverter, backed up by 21.5 kw 3-phase, fully serviced Deutz generator.
• Starlink Internet.
• 2 hectares automatically irrigated, mature, totally biological, terraced garden, inc. 70 sq mt greenhouse, fruit trees, vegetable gardens, ornamental trees, shrubs lawns, etc.
• Zero light pollution (Bortle 3).
• Totally private and secluded. Nearest neighbour 1km+.
• 24 sq mt Office.
• Fully equipped professional kitchen.
• Pizza oven & Barbequeue.
• Dovecot (unoccupied).
• Garden terraces & seating areas.
• Garage/Workshop (30 sq mt).
• Massage room.
• Wood-fired Sauna.
• 160 sq mt shaded Yoga Shala.
• 8 sq mt wood-burner-heated Yurt
• Large Pontoon with various boats.
• Two Drawing rooms with heat recuperators, (1 @ 34 sq mt & 1 @ 80 sq mt).
• Various store-rooms, battery shed & generator shed.
• Shaded Car parks.
• Fully furnished throughout including high quality beds and mattresses.
The Quinta has been built and run by the present owners over the last 35 years and has built and sustained a prestigious international reputation.
The reason for sale is approaching desire for retirement and downsizing now our children have left home, but we are not in a hurry.
The fact that the property is totally off-grid enables very low running costs and the possibility of reducing these even further during the closed season.
Privacy is guaranteed as there is no passing traffic and therefore a complete absence of man-made noise or pollution.
However, the property is less than a twenty minute ride from a main line station and less than 100 kms to Faro International Airport.