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Vineyard/ Orchard For Sale in San Rafael, Mendoza, Argentina
Beautiful Vineyard And Orchards With 2 Remodeled Houses.
Asking Price: $285,000 USD
Estancia de Mackenzie was purchased in July 2014. It had been basically an abandoned property (absolute minimum maintenance) and the main house had not been lived in for 40 years.
There are 2 properties, the main property is 26 acres (10.6 Hectares) and the second property is 11.5 acres (4.5 Hectares). The main property has 2 houses and a barn. The second property has a garage and a one room casita (the sturdy remains of the original house that was torn down). The plans are to add onto the casita to make it another livable house.
After much pruning and tractor work, it is now back in production, but still needs more work to get it into full commercial production.
We grow a variety of wine grapes including Malbec, Bonarda, Chinon blanc, Pedro Jimenez, Torrontes, and Criolle Grande.
There are approximately 3500 (500 are on the smaller property) plum trees (the majority are young trees and just coming into production so the crops yields will increase dramatically over the next few years) along with 100 Apricots, 100 Olives, 120 Pears, approximately 50 apples, 5 walnuts, quince, some fig, 20 pomegranate, cherry, almond, as wellas some rhubarb, goji berry and 50 asparagus plants for home use.
The main property recrives 4.5 hours of irrigation water per week, the smaller property receives 4 hours per week.
Estancia de Mackenzie is currently for sale. Due to some unforeseen health problems the current owner can no longer continue to maintain the property.
The main property of 10.6 hectares (26.5 acres) has 2 houses and a barn and is fully planted and in commercial production. It also has 4 spoiled, loving, and very protective dogs that go with the property, a requirement here.
The main house has been undergoing major remodeling and currently consists of 2 bedrooms and one bath, large kitchen, dining room, and large living room. The bedrooms, kitchen, dining room and bathroom are all ceramic tile floors while the living room room floor is wood. Each bedroom has built in wardrobe (closets). It also has a nice enclosed summer kitchen/patio off the kitchen with the parilla (wood fired grill) and wood fired oven. There are stairs that lead you up to the roof top terrace (not completely finished yet) where there are incredible views.
The house is heated with a wood stove and also has fireplaces in each of the bedrooms. The finish work is currently being done now. There is a large slab and footings for a big addition. Plans were to add a master suite and large family/TV room as well as a one bedroom, 1 bath in-law or domestic apartment. There is also a partially finished studio or guest room in the garden (back yard) behind the house. The house needs some finishing touches and will undergo painting, floor finishing, etc over the next two months. !! There is a large vegetable garden and the area around the house has a nice lawn and has been undergoing landscaping with many perennials and flowering shrubs.
The second house was the employee house and now is used as a guest house and vacation rental. It also is 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. It has been rewired, painted, and tiled. ,there is a newly installed wood stove that keeps the house nice and warm during the cooler months. It has all new plumbing, a new bathroom and new kitchen. The structure is very sturdy brick construction. It has a small covered front porch with grape arbor, a covered patio with brick parilla (wood fired grill) and a wood fired pizza/ bread oven, and nice yard with flowers, lemon tree, walnut and apple trees. It is shaded by a massive old olive tree.
Near the main house there is also a 25 meter (80 foot) tower for wireless internet access (6mbps) that was recently installed for US $900. Internet access is US$20-25 a month and both houses have service.
The second property is 11.5 acres (4.5 hectares), is in full production with grapes, plums, and olives. There are also 3 apricot trees and quince trees for home use. The current casita is the remains of the original house. The plans are to add 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms to one side of the structure and a large new living room on the other side that would tie the house and garage together. There is city water and electricity that will be connected, it will have a new septic system and wireless internet is available with an antennae tower. There are also views of the painted mountains. This property has American, Swiss, German, and British property owners as neighbors.
Both properties can be purchased together and the secondary houses used as holiday homes (approximately US$100 a day for tourists on AirBnB). The sale of the property includes, all the hand tools (rakes, hoes, shovels, etc.) including the string trimmer, 2 chainsaws, and power tools.
The Tractor and implements can be purchased separately. The Fiat 400 Tractor has been recently restored to original condition.$10,000 for all.
Purchase price together is US$285,000.
Separately: Main property is US$ 250,000 and the second property for US$65,000 in current state.
Property taxes for 2019 are US$48, Electricity averages US$50 every 2 months. Internet is currently US$20 monthly.
Please note: The sale will include a small side business which produces pickles, relishes, jams, jellies, and conserves. List of clients, suppluers, and recipes included. There are also 3500 new Malbec vines in the greenhouse ready for planting this winter. The vines are cutting from the old Malbec vines on the property. These Malbec are verified to be some of the oldest in the Province (per tge Wine Institute).
Sale includes database of suppliers, contacts, as well as list of places where products are sold.
Owner is willing to stay on through a transitional period to help new owners get up to speed.
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Los Inquilinos 4285
|Features - Amenities|
- Mountain View
- Pet Friendly
- Laundry Room
- Studio Room
- View Of The Andes And The Painted Mountains.
- Wood Fired Bread/pizza Oven
- Parilla (wood Fired Bbq Grill)
- Roof Top Terrace
- Fireplaces And Woodstove
- Very Quiet Location, Lots Of Birds.
- Wireless Internet (private Tower).
- Fiat 400 Tractor With All Necessary Attachments To Maintain The Vineyard And Orchards.
- 10 Hectares Of Wine Grapes Including Some Of The Oldest Malbec In The Province, Chinon Blanc, Bonarda, Torrontes And Others..
- 3500 Plum Trees,
- 120 Pear Trees,
- 100 Olive Trees,
- 100 Apricot Trees
- 50 Apple Trees,
- Goji Berry,
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