>Sustainable Rating for property SP0169

SP0169 - Off grid small holding with Mongolian yurt, Spain.

We have given this property a rating of 3 on our Sustainability Rating. This is based on the following answers to our questions. Please note that the answers are given by the owners and are not validated by us.

Main building is a classic Mongolian yurt. The rest of the buildings are made from wood, a big part of this wood was reclaimed. There is a brick/cement foundation to the compost toilets.

The yurt roof is made of wood poles, felt (sheep), and canvas, all other structures have corrugated iron roofs.

Pure wool.

Pure wool.

The yurt has one roof window. It is made with a kind of plastic, but for colder/hotter times of year you can block this window with a insulated piece of canvas constructed in the same way as the rest of the yurt.

Single glazed.


Heating House:?

Heating Water?

Cooking method?

Solar panels.

:Spring water, all young trees are on irrigation system, all older trees are self-sufficient.

Food production?
Mature trees: 100 Almonds, 25 olives, 10-15(ish) figs, 1 pomegranate, 1 plum, 1 loquat.
Young trees: 1 orange, 1 lemon, 1 mandarin, 2 apples, 3 pistachio, 1 walnut, 1, peach, 1 nectarine, 1 apricot, 1-2 hazelnut, carob, plum, mulberry.
Bushes and vines: grape vines, goji bushes, raspberry, strawberry.
Veg: we have about 9 established veg beds, if you know what you are doing you can grow enough veg in these beds to be close to self sufficient in summer, and in the rest of the year to supplement your food shopping with your own veg eg: salads, garlic, onion, cabbage, root veg etc.
Poultry: The farm has a fox proof chicken coop that can house up to 10 chickens comfortably. We have only 3 chickens and for the two of us that is sufficient.

Food production - %?
10%-30% depending on diet and time of year.

Income possibilities?
Camping, air BnB, retreats, courses, hiking/biking/climbing tours - some almond and olive sale also possible.

Owners opinion on sustainable features:
In my opinion the property is very sustainable. The only thing I import is gas for cooking and food.
It produces its own: water, heat, electricity, and some food stables (olive oil, almonds, some veg, many fruits).

Nothing more to add.

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