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020-101 Nora do Povo Plot and Barn

Mouriscas, Santarém, Portugal
€35.000,00

Description

A great opportunity to acquire just over 2 hectares of land in beautiful, unspoilt country surroundings, with an abundant water supply and a stone barn for renovation. Good access roads and proximity to all amenities in the towns of Sardoal and Abrantes. A must see!

Main features

  • Two wells with an abundance of water all year round, one of which was well known in the old village, many years ago, as a gathering place for the locals hence the place name of Nora do Povo
  • Very fertile 21,000 m2 of farmland in sunny position, ideal for a smallholding, with sparsely scattered cork oaks and olive tree
  • 9,000 m2 on a slight slop
  • 5,000 m2 of flat land with two wells
  • 7,000 m2 on a slightly higher but also flat ground
  • Schist stone barn for renovation, with a gable roof and 60 m2 footprint.
  • The barn has two large rooms, two separate entrance doors, a roof in reasonably good condition and solid stone walls
  • Access to the land is via a dirt road and ½ km to the main tarmacked road where there is a café.

Location

There are megalithic monuments, Celtic forts, Roman roads and bridges in the immediate vicinity of the village of Mouriscas as well as clear signs of its Moorish heritage (e.g. the ancient irrigation methods inherited from the Moors and still being used in local gardens and small farms).

The oldest olive tree in Europe, with 3, 350 years old, the Oliveira do Mouchão, and hundreds or thousands of other ancient olive trees in the area attest to the antiquity and importance of the olive grove in this region.

Mouriscas has two olive oil presses one of which uses only traditional methods of oil extraction.

Other traditional crops were the fig (for brandy manufacturing) and, of course, grapes for winemaking. Family farming was and still is practised in the region where countless orchards are seen scattered all over the region displaying a vast array of fruit trees such as lemon, orange, persimmon, apple, pear and plum trees.

  • 800 meters from the Arcês river
  • 3 kms from the centre of the village of Mouriscas for all amenities: post office, pharmacy, small supemarkets, farmer’s shops, GP surgery, cafés, restaurants, cash point, barber and hairdresser, bakeries and school
  • Train stations – 5 km (Mouriscas) and 10 km (Alferrarede)
  • Hypermarkets – 10 km (Alferrarede / Abrantes);
  • A23 junction – 4 km
  • Lisbon – 1 1/2 hours
  • Address: Mouriscas, Santarém, Portugal
  • Country: Portugal, Portuguese Republic

Detail

Updated on March 30, 2020 at 6:11 pm

  • Property ID: 020-101
  • Price: €35.000,00
  • Property Size: 21000 m²
  • Land Area: 21000 m²
  • Property Type: Plots
  • Property Status: For Sale

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