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Land for sale in Sao Marcos da Serra

In Sao Marcos da Serra, Silves

algarve property for sale,land,rural,hectares,portugal property

  • 172500 m2
120.000 €

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Property Details

  • Reference IDH30467
  • Type Land
  • Certification -
  • House area -
  • Land area 172500 m2
  • Zone Sao Marcos da Serra
  • City Silves
  • Region Faro


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Land for sale in Sao Marcos da Serra

Large property with 17.250 ha (172500m2) of land with a natural stream and dam. The plot is only half an hour away from the stunning Algarve coastline and has the potential to be used for low impact tourism development, agriculture or forestry project as mains electricity is nearby and easy to connect to.

This is a perfect plot for anyone looking for a self-sustained lifestyle, growing their own produce or just looking to get back in touch with nature. The land is currently registered as agricultural / rural land, meaning that permanent buildings cannot be built. However, you can place portable homes, caravans and removable structures.

Currently the land has a selection of mature trees and plants, and is used for animal grazing and honey production. There is an abundance of nature with a small stream, cork oaks, medronho trees, eucalyptus plants and more! The landscape is mostly sloped with a few flat, open spaces. It would also be possible to separate the land in to two parts.

There is a well-trodden dirt road which is used to access the land which starts around 2km away at the nearest village, Sao Marcos da Serra. The village is traditional, welcoming and caters for all the essential amenities including post office, bank, health centre, shops, restaurants, petrol station, cafés and artisan craft shops.

2.5 km from Sao Marcos da Serra
4 km from Barragem de Odelouca
35 km from Albufeira
65km from Faro airport

Silves is one of the oldest towns in central Algarve, with its rich history, built on the banks of the River Arade. The river represented an important in historic times, being the main link between the hinterland and the coast. The famous Castle, , which is built on top of one of the largest underground aquifers in the Algarve, dates way back to the 12th century, the prime time of Moorish occupation.

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 1. Over 300 days of sunshine per year
 2. International airport with cheap & easy flights to the UK & Ireland - Over 90 a day in high season
 3. High quality construction and best rising property values in Europe  
 4. Option to enjoy a holiday home and have rental returns as high as 14%
 5. Great residency programs and tax advantages
 6. Beautiful beaches and islands 
 7. Fabulous cuisine, with one of the world's largest selections of wine and seafood  
 8. Award winning golf courses, watersports and a never ending list of activities 
 9. Low cost of living with fantastic quality of life and rich culture 
10. One of the world's safest places to live


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