2km from the local village/ hamlet with 2 cafes and full of friendly helpful neighbours.
The estate is 7km from Sao Teotonio , where you'll find 3 banks , post office , schools , plus large and small supermarkets and a new health centre and clinic , police and fire-stations and restaurants and hardware stores etc. . The population is around 5 thousand , although the town caters for all those living spread out in the surrounding countryside. There is a traditional local market selling local produce on the 1st Monday of every month .
Only 13k from the unspoilt coast of Costa Vincentina you'll find Zambujeira do Mar, an unspoilt small fishing village with a variety of restaurants preparing simple Portuguese cusine. The fish is exceptionally delicious and fresh. There are wonderful beaches up and down this stretch of coast. Protected by National reserve, there are no hotels overhanging the wonderful array of west-facing fine sandy beaches , amazing for sunsets and it is always possible to find deserted beaches even in summer! A short drive down the coast will bring you to Odeceixe and then onto Alzejur and Arifana ,famous for surfing .
8 k North of Herdade do Moinho Velho are Boa Vista da Pinheiros and then Odemira - 11k- , where the local council resides.
The nearest airport is Faro and takes 1 hour 20 minutes to arrive there by car.
Lisbon is a 2hour 20 minutes drive away.
There is a local train station 20 minutes drive away called Santa Clara - Saboia and it takes 2 hours to get to Lisbon and approx 1 hour to get to Faro Town.
This area is one of the lowest density populations in Europe , profiting from clean air , a safe society, a friendly, connected local community and a healthy lifestyle. Portugal has been listed in Forbes Magazine as China's 8th most invested country, in part due to the "Golden Visa" offered automaticic residency for those buying properties over