- Updated On:
- October 19, 2022
- 5 Bedrooms
- 7 Bathrooms
- 582 m2
Description of property
The Property: The grand period building known as INDIANA HOUSE sits right in the heart of the Coastal Village of A Guarda/La Guardia, which lie on the southern tip of Galicia. The village boasts more than fifty buildings built by returned emigrants from Puerto Rico. These houses were built in the second half of the s. XIX and the turn of the XX century, returnees from Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Brazil. Indian houses are characterized by the use of stonework, tile and wrought iron. These beautiful and striking houses stand out because of their unique South American styles and are characterized by the different use of stonework, tile and wrought iron
Originally, some were residential in nature, and others were dedicated to business or social purposes. A significant number of houses are preserved in all the parishes, although Calle Galicia and Calle Puerto Rico stand out above all because a number of this house were built with a grand sense of open space.
This amazingly beautiful and huge house (582m2) is located in the centre of A Guarda and boasts a huge plot of 8,500m2 of extensive and ornate gardens and secluded spaces like gazebos with their tiled seats and on the back wall several original features. One of them being a large stone fountain surrounded by cobblestones around it and a great variety of ornamental trees throughout the garden.
Description: The house retains a number of original features but does require extensive restoration to return it to its former glory either as a family home or as a business (tourism). This property would be a perfect boutique hotel and its spectacular grounds ideal for special events.
It was distributed in two wings: The service has kitchen, dining room and the bedroom which is separated by a corridor. The main wing has some amazing rooms and stair wells and corridors kitchen, which are adorned by wooden ceilings, bannisters and panellings as well as unique bathroom suites with distinctive tiling. The whole house benefit from extremely high ceilings and original coving. This house must be seen to appreciate all its fine details.
Location: It is located in the fishing village of A Guarda, with all services and amenities nearby, a fishing port as well as a host of restaurants and eateries offering traditional Galician seafood cuisine. Within easy reach are numerous beaches of the Val miñor and Las Rias Biaxas. There is a Ferry that crosses the estuary river Minho and crosses the border to Portugal and its beautiful village of Caminha – Thera¡e are a number of tourist attractions whether it be cultural or activities throughout the area of the baixo Niño and Val Miñor in Pontevedra. 30 km from the historic Village of Baiona and impressive Parador and Marina, also with a ferry to the Paradise Island of the Islas Cies. The vibrant city of Vigo is just 52 km.
Good roads and Motorways: Vigo & its Airport just 45 mins drive and Porto & its Airport an hour and 15 mins drive away.