In a secluded valley in the Serra da Sao Mamede, Alto Alentejo, Portugal.

An Alto Alentejo Small Quinta for Sale near Portalegre, Portugal.

This small Quinta (or Quintinhna) is located in an exceptionally beautiful valley called Vale Lourenco in the Parque Natural da Serra de São Mamede. Being in a National Park you are safe from development appearing nearby and it is very hard to find quality properties in this desirable area.

This house has been used as a quality self catering holiday rental so you could buy this as your own holiday home that earns its keep or develope it as a holiday rental business.

(If you arrived here hoping to book your holiday, you still can. Please see our sister website www.alentejoretreat.com).

This secluded home is within the Alto Alentejo region of rural Portugal. It's nearest town is Portalegre and the most well known other towns nearby are the charming Castelo de Vide and the medieval hilltop village of Marvao which has an other-worldly atmosphere.

A sunset view of the lower part of Vale Lourenco from the rock above the Quinta.

A sunset view of the lower part of Vale Lourenco from the rock above the Quinta.


The outside dining area overlooking the mountain stream to the terraces opposite.

The outside dining area overlooking the mountain stream to the terraces opposite.

   
The deceptively small entrance to the Quinta leads down to the main part of the house.

The deceptively small entrance to the Quinta leads down to the main part of the house.

View from the outside dining area. Terraces are cut into the hillside with grass for goats and sheep to graze, dotted with olive and chestnut trees.

View from the outside dining area. Terraces are cut into the hillside with grass for goats and sheep to graze, dotted with olive and chestnut trees.

   
The central cascade in the Ribeira de Arronches, the mountain stream in the grounds. There are many waterfalls like this in the 240m stretch of the stream bordering the Quinta.

The central cascade in the Ribeira de Arronches, the mountain stream in the grounds. There are many waterfalls like this in the 240m stretch of the stream bordering the Quinta.

Spring meadow flowers and orange tree next to the stream.

Spring meadow flowers and orange tree next to the stream.

   
A shady place outside the rear doors on the secluded terrace.

A shady place outside the rear doors on the secluded terrace.


Property particulars

House particulars

The property has been used as a peaceful rural hideaway where one can hide away and detach from the busy world and listen to the sounds of birdsong, distant goat bells and the soothing gurgle of the adjoining mountain stream.

Blue Paradise Portugal said:

A beautiful country retreat in undeniably one of the most untouched, peaceful corners of Portugal. Nestling in an area of exceptional natural beauty, it is definitely the ideal destination for nature lovers, artists, walkers and birdwatchers. For those seeking spiritual enlightenment or the healing qualities of a natural environment, you have come to the right place.