Exceptionally beautiful is the central space of the estate where the Casa Grande is located. Two interior courtyards connected to each other, which can be accessed from the outside through their two gates, articulate the different units. Around the large covered interior patio, enabled on two floors, there are four apartments, completely renovated. And also the family area with the chapel and a large living room.
The interior landscaped patio allows you to appreciate the solid rock that underlies the house. The beautiful stairs and stone railing facilitate access to 6 spacious apartments. One rehabilitated, three partially rehabilitated and two others without rehabilitation. It also gives access to the large heating boiler and the processing areas / shops for honey, chestnuts and mushrooms.
Buildings and facilities of all kinds.
Attached buildings: watermill set with two molar stones and space for cavalry, bread oven, forge and one alembic still. Buildings on the outskirts of the main house: granary (horreo), stone threshing circle, haystack, winery and attic. Medieval bridge, Roman fountain and dovecot. Other buildings or constructions: covered facilities for feeding and handling of cattle, riding school. Indoor facilities for breeding, feeding and management of hunting species. Specific area for hotel use and dog training. Garage for machinery and forest tools. And water tank with capacity to store 250 m3. Hydroelectric mini power plant: machine room. The total built area is 3,020 m2.
An exceptional estate
The 55 ha estate on map (about 80 ha real) on which this natural complex sits in the Ribeira Sacra is exceptional. Meadows, dozens of fruit trees, 2.8 ha of chestnut trees certified for organic production, hundreds of oaks and centennial wild chestnuts, 11 ha of certified 17-year-old pine trees and other species of the riverside forest with alders and birches … Thousands of shrubs related to the history of the place, heather, holly, laurels.
All bathed by the Toldao River that crosses the estate. At its margins are the grasslands that feed a Galician horse population on the mountain. In its course, spectacular waterfalls appear. The estate is surrounded by a metal perimeter closure of more than 2 m high, built on a base of underground concrete. Its perimeter exceeds 4,500 m in length.
Within the estate itself, there is a water mine or spring with its facilities for self-supply of drinking water, dam and channels for mill and irrigation of meadows, as well as connection to the public water network. In addition, mining channels remain. Located in the northern part of the farm, these canals were used by the Romans for the extraction of gold. It should also be noted that several tracks, roads and paths allow access to all parts of the farm. There is also a space used as an observatory for birds and animals.
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