This estancia was founded in the late 19th century as part of “Sociedad Explotadora Tierra del Fuego”, the largest and most prominent sheep-farming company in Patagonian history.
As a result of the region’s geographic and climatic conditions, the estancias developed a lifestyle that permeates Patagonian culture. The need to be self-sufficient led settlers and workers to live with their families and work in a small village.
Today you can experience part of that story in a very close way, thanks to this lovely place where old houses has been preserved such as the main house, the workers’ house, an antique kitchen and dining room, blacksmithing and carpentry workshops, garage, fire station, shearing shed, stables and kennels, as well as other facilities. There is also a childcare facility, a school, a police station and a health center for the local community.
People who visit us, besides having a close and easy access to the Torres del Paine National Park and a spectacular view from its facilities, have the opportunity to explore the Estancia, meet its people and experience unique activities hard to find in other places.
© Personal file photos of Dr. Jens Beyersdorf