This is an attractive family home that has been renovated, incorporating many of the original features. It is located on a quiet lane on the outskirts of Penela in Central Portugal. The house has 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, spacious living area, patio area and is surrounded by breathtaking views. There is a popular Taverna/Restaurant within 10 minutes walking distance that serves excellent food and is a great spot to meet your new neighbours.
In detail …………
Access is via a solid wooden door with glass hatch insert that opens into the open plan lounge, dining and kitchen areas. The floors are tiled and there are vaulted ceilings. A free standing wood burner is surrounded with a feature exposed stone wall. From this open plan area there are 2 sets of double doors that open out into the garden.
There is a bespoke kitchen with open base units and large storage cupboards. There is space for a free standing range cooker with extractor fan over, hook up for a dishwasher/washing machine and a sink unit with window over that looks out to the gardens.
To the right side of the main kitchen area is the lounge where there is a door into the garden and windows that look out over the gardens. A lovely feature stone fireplace incorporates a wood burning stove that provides heat to this area. The dining area has glass doors that again lead into the garden.
A room further down is used by the current owners as a games room. It has tiled flooring, double wooden part glazed doors to the front and a free standing wood burner which heats this area of the property. There is a small storage room off here with concrete floor.
The family bathroom has a sink set into a large vanity unit that will provide plenty of storage space, a w.c., and a shower. There is, in addition, an electric towel rail and heater.
The first and second bedrooms both have tiled floors, and windows that look out to the gardens. An additional room here is used as storage and has a concrete floor and a door to the garden.
On the upper level are the bedrooms and an additional bathroom.
The bathroom has tiled floors and there are 3 windows which flood this room with natural light. There is a sink sent into a vanity unit, a w.c., full bath with shower off taps. In additional there is an electric towel rail and the water heater unit.
Two of the bedrooms on this level have wooden floorboards, windows that look out to the garden and shelving for storage.
The 5th bedroom has wooden floorboards, a window to the front, storage and a small pedestal sink with a tiled splash back.
The garden is mainly laid to lawn and incorporates a variety of fruit trees including, olives, orange, lemon, plum, pear, pomegranate and a bay tree. There is a threshing circle and several seating/patio areas.
The views from the property are stunning.
Viavai is a 10 minute walk
Penala and Avelar are 10 minutes by car
Ansiao is 16 minutes by car
Combira is 35 minutes by car
Lisbon and Porto airports are approximately 1.45 hours away.