- Updated On:
- May 6, 2021
We’re proud to offer this splendid and well maintained farm with a huge land plot and stunning sea view in Castelo Branco, Faial island Azores.
This is a working 42834m2 (more than 10 acres) agro-business, specially dedicated to growing flowers of the protea genus, but also produces passion fruit, several types of citrus, apple and plum orchards. The land is a very long strip on a gentle slope on the south coast of faial, insuring you an optimal sun exposure. Altitude goes from about 100 to 320meters above sea level, allowing for a variety of crops to grow. This can also be a perfect place to start an agritourism business as construction is possible.
This farms includes two warehouses and all the the machinery needed to tend to it. It has also good quality water sources available in all of it’s extension. There are two water reservoirs and there’s piping throughout the property with drip watering systems. Out of the total land extension, 16850m2 are allocated to 6700 plants of four varieties of protea flowers. Other 8570 are dedicated to apple, plum, citrus and passion fruit. There are 1500m2 of modern greenhouses, currently growing passion-fruit, but that you can use for any other crop.
One of the two warehouses is equipped with a cold chamber, three air conditioner units, an office and a workshop. The other one is used for processing and packaging flowers and to store the machinery. There is also the structure for several grow tunnels for other smaller sized crops.
The property is located in the parish Castelo Branco. This means you’ll be very close to the airport and just 7 kms from Horta city and the island’s commercial harbour. This means that both your main markets as your suppliers will be very close by. Castelo Branco is a nice village on the south coast of Faial. There’s you’ll find several cafes, a basic public service, pharmacy post, a bakery and a marvellous swimming area, also great for kids.
If you’ve always dreamed of changing your life-style and move to the countryside, this is the perfect opportunity to start your own agro-business. Contacts us for a visit and further details.