Windmill in the Alentejo/Portugal for sale

This ruin of a windmill is precisely located on a hill with breathtaking view at the border from Alentejo to the Algarve north of Monchique. The small village Fitos, to which the mill belongs is comfortabely reached via the new highway. It takes 3/4 of an hour from Faro airport or half an hour from Albufeira and the beach. Lake Santa-Clara is close by.

View to the south direction Algarve:

View to the north into the Alentejo, looking at other windmills:

Walls and stairs left in the original stone:

 

Circumference is 19,80 m, the inner diameter 3,60 m, the mill is 4,70 m tall, with walls about a meter thick! The area is about 200 m2, defined by the wingbeat. Around the mill are some unused areas. Some additional area can probably be negotiated with their owners.

If you want to visit the mill:

From the East: Look for exit Fitos on IC1. When arriving in Fitos, turn left over small stream bridge and follow dirt road to windmill.

From the West/ Monchique: North of Nave Redondo on EN266 turn right signposted to Pereiras-Gare. At Pereiras-Gare turn left signposted Fitos. Pass uphill through village, cross railway bridge and emerge onto dirt road. Follow dirt road until it reaches Fitos and becomes tarmac again. Turn right in Fitos village over small stream bridge and follow dirt road to windmill.

For GPS/ Navigation Systems/ Google Earth: N 37 25' 49.3" and W 008 21' 51.2" (thanks to Chris Hart for providing the data)

Price: Euro 24.000, Contact: sm@vreedom.com