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EL POCITO: an off-grid smallholding in SW Spain

Spain - Almonaster la Real, Huelva, Spain

  • EL POCITO: an off-grid smallholding in SW Spain
EL POCITO: an off-grid smallholding in S...

  • Bedrooms   Bedrooms 0
  • Bathrooms   Bathrooms 0
  • Land   Land 6.2a/2.5ha
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SPAIN: ANDALUCIA – a simple house with forest garden, off-grid, in a vast natural landscape.

95,000 euros.  Full details, including photographs/ videos/ and tv interview on the pages of our website: (please replace the asterisks * with full stops) https://elpocito*wordpress*com.

I have spent my entire life moving towards a simpler/ healthier/ sustainable existence, bit-by-bit edging away from what was considered “normal.”  In 2000 my partner and I finally made the last big step, sold everything and set off in a van, to find a truly wild and remote place.  Nine years later, after searching all the forgotten corners of Spain/ Portugal/ and Canada, we found the one place that fulfilled all those dreams, in SW Andalucia/ Portugal, where we built our cosy off-grid “tiny” house amidst its six acres of what will eventually become a “natural” forest garden, surrounded by 183,000 hectares of wilderness.  Rejoicing that we had found the impossible.

This journey is chronicled in two books by Maureen: TREAD SOFTLY BECAUSE YOU TREAD ON MY DREAMS (please replace the asterisks * with full stops) https://elpocito*files*wordpress*com/2012/01/tread-softly-because-you-tread-on-my-dreams.pdf), and MUSINGS ON A MORE SIMPLE LIFE (please replace the asterisks * with full stops) https://elpocito*files*wordpress*com/2018/09/maureens-blogs-a5-low-res.pdf), both free to download in pdf format. 

Sadly, after 35 wonderful years together, Maureen died.  This was a setback that proved tougher to deal with than anything else we’d been through.  But then someone came into my life and helped me back on the path again.  The only problem is she lives in Shetland, so very reluctantly I am going there to join her.

If you are interested in taking EL POCITO on, the asking price was 130,000 euros but is now reduced to 95,000 euros for a quick sale (with the buyer responsible for the transfer of title).  We would also consider a straight swap for a property in Shetland.  Or if you recommend this property to the eventual buyer we will pay a 3% commission on the sale price.

Look forward to hearing from you.  Phil (WhatsApp +34 633 731 906).

Tel: +34 633 731 906
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