This charming character property has been renovated with an upgraded kitchen. It is the Central Hub for all the locals in the Village and is very well established, bringing a constant flow of foreigners visiting the area. The taverna has an internal floor-space of approximately 350m2 and sits on a plot of 435m2. The Restaurant has seating for 34 guests with a further 28 seats to the exterior terrace at the front of the property. There is also the option to expand onto the roof top terrace for Alfresco dining.
The Taverna has that English pub feel that welcomes all its guests with a warm family feeling. As you enter you are greeted with the main seating and bar area. The stone wall at the back has been renovated to maintain the original features of the Tavern. The restaurant ‘s kitchen has recently been upgraded with new equipment, electrics and plumbing. It has male and female toilets and a store room with a corridor that leads to the back kitchen. The taverna has been the main feature of the village for several years and is an integral point of contact for everyone in the area and part of all the main Festas held at the church which is right near the Taverna.
The bar area has a rustic feel and has been furnished with period furniture, some of which is included in the sale. There is a wood-burner to keep the place cozy in winter and also provides heat to the central heating radiators.
The exterior terrace has beautiful country views, along with a vegetable garden to the left of it. There is a large store room for firewood and garden tools. External tables and chairs are in-situ enabling alfresco dining for most of the year.
The accommodation …….
The accommodation has its own private entrance, which is via the stairs to the right of the Taverna entrance, this leads to the first floor terrace and on to the second floor roof terrace with great views over the whole area, which can also be expanded to include Alfresco dining. The entrance door takes you into a spacious kitchen/diner, with the bathroom. From the kitchen you pass through to the large lounge with its Juliet balcony and views of the village and valley beyond. There are two double bedrooms accessible from the lounge and stairs leading to a large attic that could be developed for more living space if needed.
The clientele for the taverna are a mix of locals and expats. The owners have made a success of introducing many different dishes including English fish and chip, curries and the very popular English Sunday roast. The taverna is a melting pot of different nationalities and cultures and is the hub of the village and surrounding district.
This is an opportunity to build on the success of the current owners and enjoy a wonderful life in this beautiful part of central Portugal.
The property is located in a scenic and friendly village in an area that will draw clientele from the many surrounding village and towns.
The closest town of size is Penela which is ten minutes away. In Penela you will find cafes, restaurants, supermarkets, mini-markets, doctors, dentists, pharmacy and all other facilities and amenities you would expect from a good size town.
Avelar 10 minutes, City of Coimbra 25 minutes, the coastal resort of Figueira da Foz 55 minutes.
Porto airport is an hour and 30 minutes away and Lisbon airport an hour and 45 minutes away.
There are many local river beaches near by along with scenic walks and a lot of outdoor activities. This property has a lot of potential.