Situated right in the heart of Portugal the Village occupies a 25 acre site with many mature trees two beautiful small valleys, with natural water courses that run only in winter, a 5 acre grass paddock, a 1 acre lake and island, a 600 x 20m level runway, a taxiway, apron, a 10 aircraft hangar 25mx20m.
The airfield is within 500 metres from a lake 15 x 1.5 miles surrounded by cork forests. The village has direct access to the lake where one can enjoy two very private bays with fine white sand. The summer water temperature is 26oC. The lake is full of all sorts of fish, and an annual fishing license can be obtained for a cost of 1.5€!
Monte do Lago is set in a rural area with many small-holdings, orange and olive tree groves and cork tree forests. Water is plentiful the whole area is very green, except during the months of July, August and September. The village has an artesian well producing 30,000 lt. an hour, which can maintain the whole site green all year round.
The site is at the edge of a small village with a restaurant and small shop. A good meal with wine will cost 8.00/10€ We are self sufficient with a source of excellent drinking water and our own fruit and vegetables, all grown on site.
On the other side of the lake and 10 minutes by road, Montargil is a charming and very old small town from Roman times, with a good Hotel, medical centre, super market, and a range of shops and services.
Lisbon is some 60 miles away, Lisbon’s main airport in about 1 hour by car or 20 minutes by air. You can also fly to Cascais in about 25 minutes and be in the Portuguese Rivera to enjoy Atlantic sailing from the new marina just built or enjoy the attractions of the Lisbon area. Snow skiing in winter only 1 hour away and the Algarve also 1 hour away.