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8+2-bedroom palace with views of Elvas, Portalegre

Portalegre, Elvas, Caia, São Pedro e Alcáçova
  • €2,000,000


Property ID: PROP-025805
  • (Small) Palace
  • Property Type
  • 8
  • Bedrooms
  • 4
  • Bathrooms
  • 0
  • Garage
  • 1060



8+2-bedroom palace built in the 16th century in Largo de Santa Clara, one of the most traditional locations in the historic centre of Elvas.
Near the cathedral and Nossa Senhora da Consolação church.

This 3-storey property has 1,060 sq m of gross private area, 530 sq m of exterior area and sits on a 924 sq m plot of land.
The ground floor has the main entrance, an office, stables, barn and patio.
The first floor has two lounges with fireplaces, a dining room, four bedrooms, two bathrooms and a kitchen.
The second and top floor has four bedrooms, two bathrooms and a smoke house.

– Terraces
– Views of Elvas
– Stables
– Barn
– Patio
– Fireplace
– Smoke house

The palace belonging to the Mesquita Pimentel family.
It was built in the 16th century by Luís de Mesquita Pimentel, a noble knight from the city of Elvas who hosted king Filipe II of Spain in 1580.
The large section of the first Islamic wall that runs around the palace, built in the 9th century, is of great prominence, including the old Temple Gate of the same wall, with its original horseshoe arch and elbow entrance.
The door was discovered in the in the 19th century by its then-owner, Francisco de Paula Santa Clara, a distinguished local historian, printer and intellectual.

Boasting 943km of coastline and architecture reflective of its rich history, Portugal was voted ‘Best Destination in Europe’ at the 2020 World Travel Awards for the 4th consecutive year. The Portuguese enjoy over 300 days of sunshine a year, an unrivalled quality of life, and Europe’s wildest beaches. Portugal ranks as the 3rd safest country in the world with the 4th most powerful passport in Europe. The nation with the oldest borders in Europe is also at the forefront of innovation, dubbed a European tech hub, ranking 2nd in Europe for the quality of its skilled labour. The westernmost country in Europe, famous for its wines and cuisine, arts and culture that span centuries and continents, influenced and inspired by ties with times past.



  • Price: €2,000,000
  • Property Size: 1060 m²
  • Land Area: 924 m²
  • Exterior Area: 530 m2
  • Bedrooms: 8
  • Rooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Garage: 0
  • Property Type: (Small) Palace
  • Transaction Type: For Sale
  • Lifestyle: Historic, Healthy
  • Property Status: For Restoration
  • Availability: Available
  • Close of: Bank, Countryside, City / Town Centre, School, Market, Public Transport, Historic Zone, Leisure Area, Green Spaces, Parking, Hypermarket, Motorway, Fire Station, Chemist, Hospital, Police Station, Commercial Zone, Traditional Shops, Petrol / Service Station, Playground
  • View to: Garden, City
  • Typology: T8 + 2
  • District Portalegre
  • Council Elvas
  • Parish Caia, São Pedro e Alcáçova
  • Country Portugal

Energy Classification

  • Energy Class: F
  • A+
  • A
  • B
  • B-
  • C
  • D
  • E
  • | Classe energética F
  • G

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