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  • Parana
Price £389,000
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Property Description

A stunning 4 acre property set in undulating countryside with panoramic views, woodland with a running brook and pasture bordered by a larger river.

The 96,800m2 possess a main house of 337m2 and a smaller house for employees or guests of 128m2.

The main house (renovated throughout) is split into 2-levels with stunning large wooden doors & verandas providing access on both sides. The whole house is tiled in a modern, beige grained tile. All rooms have 110V and 220V sockets for local & UK appliances. The lower level contains a 27m2 lounge with French doors in full glass onto a decked, paved and tropically planted internal garden. Equally there are 2 bedrooms (each 9m2), 1 en-suite of 21m2, a bathroom and 2 halls. The en-suite overlooks the internal garden with direct access onto the deck through French doors. The lower house has beautiful and very high wooden ceilings.

This level connects up into a newer extension via wide and very attractive stone stairs out to the veranda on the left and the internal garden on the right. These stairs lead to a 31m2 air-conditioned lounge (new system) with satellite cable for TV. This room has French windows leading out to the veranda of the internal garden. It also leads through to the 14m2 dining area and 14m2 kitchen on the other side. The dining area has a very large clear glass window overlooking the 100m2 veranda and a large entrance into the kitchen. The kitchen is modern with white fitted units, fitted dishwasher and 5-hob cooker all set into a 5m black worktop made out of thick solid granite. The dining room leads to the back hall with access down stone steps to the veranda and gardens beyond, to the 20-person sauna with double showers and also to the 42m2 lounge with fireplace, beautiful built-in shelving unit and 5 massive clear-glass windows overlooking the veranda and garden. This room is fitted with a brand new aircon unit and also satellite cables. Currently used as the TV room while the lounges on the other side are more formal.

The lusciously planted 100m2 veranda with beamed ceiling held up by white pillars and a massive 20m wooden beam to the fore, is a great area for sitting out all year round. Beyond it, to the fore, steps lead down to the pool area and lounging areas under the cabana.

In all, there are 3 beautiful kiosks of 90m2, 30m2 and 16m2 set around the 60m2 heated pool and brand new 7-person heated jacuzzi set in a cumaru deck. The gardens are landscaped with plants evaluated in excess of 25k GBP. From the pool area, complete with sunbathing area, lovely outdoor toilets and external shower wall, a gorgeous 45 metre path and staircase made out of railway sleepers and pebbles leads you down to the 90m2 cabana. This area is the BBQ complete with a new kitchen with a 4.5m granite counter, Chimney for cooking, seating for 28 people and great views. This area has a stone floor and beautiful beamed ceiling. All furniture (of very high quality), appliances and utensils are included in the sale. From the BBQ, you have direct access down into the pasture through 2 routes lined with trees and enormous cacti. To the rear of the 2 acre pasture, runs a river.

The other 128m2 property, currently used for employees has 3 double bedrooms, a 30m2 lounge, bathroom, kitchen and veranda to the fore. This property could easily serve as a guesthouse. It lies to the front of the 4-acre estate next to the vegetable & fruit garden. On the estate, there are banana, papaya, lemon, orange, mango and guava trees.

All water is provided by an artesian well with a brand new upgraded pump giving 6,000L/hr of spring water for showers, drinking, pool & jacuzzi. This water has been laboratory analyzed and is very pure.

The land is bordered by woodland and fenced off with wooden posts and barbed wire. To the front, are 2 large pillars and a 2.5m x 4.5m black iron gate. Access to the buildings is through a very attractive wood which runs down the whole, left side of the estate and contains a brook. The fence to the fore is made out of railway sleepers.

The surrounding countryside is mainly farmland with corn and soja crops on sloping hills or dairy farming. The nearest village is Leopolis which is 8km up a country road. From here you have access to Londrina, a lovely city of 500k via several routes, in 1-1.5 hours.

Londrina is the 2nd city in the state of Parana and was founded by the English, hence the name. It is very clean and easy to get around. Flights to Londrina from Sao Paulo take 45-60 minutes. Sao Paulo is a 5-hour drive.

Parana is one of Brazil's wealthiest and therefore most developed states. With a population of 10m, mainly of European descent, Parana has much better infrastructure / security than the rest of the country. It has a subtropical climate with temperatures rarely falling below 20, but not frequently exceeding 36 either.

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