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SP0197 - Off grid garden of eden (prepper's paradise), Portugal, for sale.

We have given this property a rating of 4 on our Sustainability Rating. This is based on the following answers to our questions. Please note that the answers are given by the owners and are not validated by us.

House-construction?
Stone, concrete block.

Roof-construction:?
Tiles and concrete.

House-insulation:?
No.

Roof-insulation:?
No.

Window-construction:?
Some of the windows are double glazed and some are single glazed with metal or wooden frames, and shutters.

Window-glazing:?
Single glazed.

Window-shutters:?
Yes.

Heating House:?
Wood.

Heating Water?
Gas

Cooking method?
Gas, wood, electric(solar).

Electricity?
Totally off grid solar system that provides all electricity needs.

Water?
Borehole,with full irrigation system setup.

Food production?
Apple orchard, almond orchard, hazelnuts, walnuts, many chestnut trees, olives (last year they produced 60litres of super tasty olive oil), several varieties of cherries, plums, oranges and figs. Lemon, lime, bullace, pear, persimmon, pomegranate, avocado, quince, nespera, wild strawberry tree, alpine strawberries, normal strawberries, grapes, kiwi, quince, blueberry and blackberry. There are also many herbs including lavender, thyme, basil, rosemary, aloe, purslane, spearmint, rocket, goosefoot, plantain, chickweed, comfrey, marigold, tillia leaf, periwinkle and elderflower.

Food production - %?
See full description.

Income possibilities?
This property has numerous income opportunities including sale of excess fruit and nuts. Rural eco retreat/outdoor activity/letting opportunity. Part of the land has awesome rockfaces which would be great to turn into a climbing wall and add that to the many activities that this property is perfect for including:photography, hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, yoga or just enjoying total peace and tranquility retreat.

Owners opinion on sustainable features:
The property is already very self sufficient and has its own abundant water sources and a full off grid solar system along with approx 5 hectares of forest land for wood collection and approx 2 hectares of food producing trees and bushe.
Other:
The land also has many areas which are suitable for yurts, tents etc.


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