A beautiful 80 hectare Girona country estate to buy with private vineyard, located just 12km from Figueres in the Alt Emporda. 10ha of vines and 20ha of olive trees. Fully functioning on-site wine production facilities
- Bedrooms 6
- Bathrooms 6
- Size 1,300m²
- Plot size 80ha
Superb Girona country estate for sale | Private vineyard with on-site production | Own-label white and red wine | 18th Century masia with swimming pool and garden | Stunning views over the surrounding vines | Staff house
This exquisite Girona country estate for sale is located on a hill, 250m above sea level, with superb views over its private vineyards and olive groves and across the beautiful countryside of the Alt Emporda. To the east the views stretch as far as the bay of Roses and Torroella de Montgrí on the Costa Brava and to the north and west to the mountain of Mare de Deu del Mont.
The estate includes a beautiful, 18th Century stone property (500m2) - fully restored in the 1990s - with lawn gardens and swimming pool, and an independent staff house.
The property is surrounded by 80 hectares of private land, including 10ha of vineyards and 20ha of olive groves (4500 olive trees). The remaining 50ha is woodland though there is outline permission from the Generalitat to convert this land into additional vines and olive groves.
There are extensive on-site wine production facilities including a production warehouse of approximately 250m2 containing stainless steel deposits, the press and other production machinery. There is a further storage area housing over 200 oak barrels, situated below ground level to maintain a constant, cool temperature. There is another 300m2 warehouse and a further barn of 250m2 which houses the agricultural machinery.
The wine production installations were all upgraded in 2000.
At existing capacity, the estate produces 25.000 litres of wine. The vineyard currently sells 4 different varieties of award winning wine, officially certified under the DO Emporda label.
The estate would ideally suit a buyer looking for an attractive country property with an interest in producing their own wine and olive oil. For a buyer looking to increase the commercial exploitation of the estate, there is the possibility of significantly extending the existing vineyards and olive groves and substantially increasing the current production.
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- Swimming pool
The main house, originally dating from 1704, was fully restored in 1990 and maintains many of the original features. In total there are 500m2 of living space divided over three levels with 4 main bedrooms plus a service bedroom with bathroom. The property is distributed as follows:-
Ground floor: Living room with original fireplace and breadoven; dining room with access to a large open terrace with views overlooking the garden and vineyards; fully fitted kitchen; guest cloakroom; double bedroom; bathroom (with bathtub)
First floor: Landing area; double bedroom with en-suite bathroom; living room with access to an beautiful covered porch; master bedroom with en-suite bathroom
Lower ground floor: Two receptions rooms with vaulted ceilings (one currently used as a TV room, the other as a dining room); interior patio; installations room; laundry room; service bedroom and bathroom; guest bedroom with en-suite bathroom (with independent entrance)
The property overlooks a beautiful lawn garden with 20m swimming pool, BBQ area and a lovely poolside library.
There is an attractive, independent, one-bedroom house for housekeepers including a living room, kitchen/dining room and bathroom.
Main house of 500m2, originally dating from 1704 and fully renovated in 1990.
20m swimming pool and lawn garden
Poolside library and BBQ area
Independent staff house
800m2 of on-site wine production facilities and wine cellars
80 hectares of land, including:
- More than 4000 olive trees including Picuel, Mancanenca, Arbequina and Argudell varieties
- 10 hectares of vineyards including 2.5ha of Chardonnay, 2ha of Sauvignon Blanc, 3ha of Cabernet Sauvignon and approximately 3ha of Merlot, Tempranillo and Caladoc
The oldest vines were planted in 1990 and the youngest in 1995
Average annual production of white wines is 6000kg/ha and 5000kg/ha for red wines
The estate has mains water and well water. The well water produces 8000 litres / hour.
Mains electricity and telephone connection
Gasoil central heating with a 5000ltr underground deposit
Extensive farm machinery, including two tractors, an olive press, trailers etc
Extensive wine making facilities, including:-
4 x 5000ltr stainless steel refrigerated deposits
10 x stainless steel deposits of various sizes
100 x 225ltr barrels of American and French oak
Located in the heart of the Alt Emporda wine growing region, the property is situated 250m above sea level, on top of a hill, commanding superb views in all directions. The estate is just 1km from the nearest village and enjoys easy access to Figueres (12km) and Girona (50km) - both of which are linked to Madrid, Barcelona and France by the high speed train (AVE).
The Costa Brava is just 32km away and Barcelona 150km away. The property is also just 25km from the French border.
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