Country house in Serra de Friburgo - Rio de Janeiro for sale
160 km from Rio de Janeiro
The estate is located in a unique and spectacular mountain territory of mostly virgin Atlantic Forest (Mata Atlantica) about 160 km from Rio de Janeiro. The estate has an area of 1,600,000 square meters (one million six hundred thousand).
The estate is blessed with spectacular scenery and an abundance of wildlife. In colonial times the estate was used as a private hunting reserve. Now the region is regarded as an important natural habitat and conservation area. The famous British-run Regua Nature Reserve (www.regua.co.uk) is just over half an hour's drive away near "Cachoeiras de Macacu".
On the estate itself, there are waterfalls and 13 springs, mostly of mineral water quality. The estate is habitat for spectacular flora, including an abundance of jacarandá trees and other protected hardwood species, as well as rare species of orchid. The area is also rich in fauna, including three species of monkeys: muriqui (brachyteles hypoxanthus), howler monkey (alouatta guariba guariba), and various squirrel monkeys or tamarims.
The main property is an attractive two-floor chalet house, with three double bedrooms, large reception and dining area, kitchen, shower room, toilet, laundry area, and terraces. There is a 1110 meter high point one just 30 minutes walk from the house where one can observe the sea and watch the Rio de Janeiro's New Year's fireworks display
Two bedroom house (employee quarters):
An attractive two bedroom house for employees with two double bed rooms, and open plan kitchen/dining/living area, shower and toilet
Single bedroom house:
There is also a single bedroom house for employees
Good scope to enlarge this property.
Outbuildings include a garage, depots, and stables.
It takes about two and a half hours to drive the 160kms from Copacabana to the estate.
Asking price R$ 500.000,- (Brazilian Real)
Please ask for further information.