House for sale, Portalegre, in Alcáçova, Portugal


Alcáçova, Portalegre

Villa • 9 room(s) • 8 Bed. • 4 Bath. • 1060 m² • Ref: 16826343-2203-1545

In one of the highest points of Elvas we find the Pimentel Mosque Palace, a building built in the 16th century by Luís de Mesquita Pimentel, noble knight of the city of Elvas

In 1580 were made works, directed by the royal architect Juan de Herrera, to receive in him Philip II of Spain (Philip I of Portugal) who lived here before leaving for Lisbon and became the palace home of the government of Portugal.

Despite the adulterations it suffered in the 18th and 19th centuries, it preserves the side façade, a corner window with colunelos, typical of Late 19th century Spanish architecture. XVI.

Inside stands a large courtyard to which you can access from a portal toped by the weapons of the Pimentel Mosque.

Very significant is the large section of the first Islamic fence, built in the 19th century. IX, which runs through the building including the old Temple Gate of the same wall, with its original horseshoe arch and elbow entrance. This door was discovered in the 19th century. XIX by the owner of then, Dr. Francisco de Paula Santa Clara, insigne historian, typographer and intellectual elvense.

In the 1590 m2 of construction we find 12 divisions on the ground floor, 18 divisions on the 1st floor and 13 divisions on the 2nd floor. Also part of the building is a courtyard, a spacious backyard and several terraces and balconies.

This building, with a public interest qualification, is perfect for a hotel.

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Living1060 m²
Land924 m²



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