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€ 250,000

A beautiful 3 bedroom country house, set in an idyllic location outside the famous village of Montanchez. The property has been designed with a discerning eye on quality and it shows throughout. The house sits in 25,000 sq m of land (approx 6 acres) and is surrounded by stunning countryside with great views. The property has 3 bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms, a living room with a wood burning stove and vaulted ceilings and a modern fitted family kitchen. There is a 7m x 5m swimming pool and a separate casita ideal for friends and family or for rental. This property offers a stunning home for permanent living and has the facilities to provide rental income. ** PRICE REDUCED BY 45,000 EUROS **


Valencia de Alcántara

Valencia de Alcántara is situated 10km from the Portuguese border in an area known as La Raya, with a population of about 3,000 people, although this can treble in August with many people returning to visit their family along with some Spanish tourists. The town dates back to Roman times and there is still much evidence of Roman occupation, including an aqueduct, fountains and threshing circles (there is currently some debate as to whether these pre-date even the Romans).

The heart of Valencia de Alcántara is medieval and many buildings are at least 300 years old, including a Jewish section with an old synagogue, which has been declared an area of historical interest by the EU.

The town is surrounded by beautiful countryside and there are a number of country properties, sometimes with great views of the lake, but these houses will often need at least modernising and sometimes more extensive renovation.

There are many charming villages and hamlets and during the summer each has its own fiesta, which usually includes games, cooking competitions, a subasta (auction for the village saint) and a concert or dance. Much fun is had by all and the Saturday of the fiesta normally culminates in a very late night!

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