This beautiful family home is situated in the sought after Vila Nova de Poiares in Central Portugal. It is in a quiet tranquil area surrounded with views of the hills and only minutes away from the main town. This property would make the perfect family home or guest house to rent if you are looking for an investment as there is nothing available like this in the area.
244 m2 house,
2 Stories, balconies
5 Bedrooms, 1 Master Bedroom en-suite
Garage, gravel garden with fruit trees
Swimming Pool, Outside eating area
The house is situated down a quite country lane, with views of neighboring fields and the hills of Serra da Lousã. You enter the property through electric gates, along a paved driveway with ample parking for a few cars, along with a carport and garage. The garden has been beautifully structured to be a low-maintenance area with fruit trees to the rear and side of the house. The property is ideally situated to take advantage of the wonderful views of the distant mountains with pine and eucalyptus forests.
The elegant paved drive leads you to the front door of the house. The property benefits from full oil-fired central heating, double-glazing throughout and pre-installation of satellite TV to all rooms.
A large entrance hall with ceramic tiled floors throughout. The wooden staircase leads to first floor with rear aspect windows. To the right is the large lounge 8mx5m with a log burning fire set in a stone fireplace.
From the entrance you have a passage way to the right leading to the main ground floor WC with shower, bidet, toilet and hand basin. The passage leads into the large 6x5m country style kitchen has wooden wall and base units with granite worktop, a double stainless steel sink, 4 ring gas hob, eye level electric oven and dishwasher. With a large table for casual dining and breakfast. To the rear of the kitchen is a large pantry. The backdoor leads out to a gravel garden with fruit trees.
Further down the passage to the left off the entrance you have a rather large 4mx2.5m utility / laundry room. With built in cupboards, marble worktop incorporating 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink unit and plumbing for washer / dryer.
At the end of the passage is the ground floor bedroom 5mx3m which is currently being used as a study.
The dining room 5mx4m leads outside to the terrace and pool area, where there is an additional outdoor Kitchen / BBQ with brick built barbeque and stainless steel sink and eating area, with lovely views over the pool and countryside. The 8mx4m Swimming Pool includes summer and winter covers. The garage is currently being used as workshop, but has ample room for a car and has ceramic tiled floor, with a manual up and over door. The boiler house / store room is next to the outdoor kitchen which houses the central heating boiler and diesel tank.
The garden has a variety of fruit trees including peach, lemon, orange, kiwi, fig, plum and grape vines, with gravel to keep the maintenance low. The Breakfast terrace is accessed from kitchen.
The wooden stairs lead off the entrance to the first floor landing. Which has 4 bedrooms all with parquet flooring throughout. To the left you have 2 bedrooms both 4mx3.5m one bedroom with a door leading to a private Juliette balcony with views over the countryside, along with fitted wardrobes. The other bedroom has two large windows letting in ample light. There is a large 3mx2.5m family bathroom in the middle. With a full size bath, stand in shower, glazed shower screen, WC wash basin, bidet and heated towel rail.
To the right off the landing is the master bedroom 4x4m with fitted wardrobes, with French doors leading to a private Juliette balcony. En-suite bathroom 4x2m with bath, hand held shower, WC, bidet and washbasin fitted into vanity unit. ceramic tiled floor and heated towel rail. At the end is another large 5mx4m Bedroom also with its own private Juliette balcony with country views and fitted wardrobes.
The property is located in central Portugal, minutes away from Vila Nova de Poiares (5 min drive or 15 min walk), consisting of cafes, supermarkets, banks, health care facility, frail care nursing homes, a large sports complex with swimming pools, tennis courts and gym, parks, local markets and a school. It boasts an outdoor go-cart racing track, ten pin bowling alley with pool tables, arcade machines and the Piscinas da Fraga – outdoor swimming pools.
“Vila Nova de Poiares, a municipality with a future” is not just a tourist slogan, it represents the true essence of a municipality that is committed to growth and harmonious development, but has not lost the small details that enchant its visitors and residents. Located right in the center of the district, Vila Nova de Poiares is truly a border between the coast and the interior of the country, in a perfect balance between the development of the coast and the quality of life of the interior.Throughout the four parishes in the municipality, we can find natural breathtakingly beautiful landscapes, along with excellent cuisine, Poiares is famous for the traditional meal Chanfana (goat) and has many well sought after restaurants in its region.The area is also ideal for economic development, with one of the largest industrial parks in the region.
There are many river beaches close by along with a lot of outdoor sports and activities for the adventurous. Along with river rafting and paddle boarding on the Mondego river starting at the picturesque Penecova River Beach which is only 10 minutes away.
The enchanting town of Lousã is 10 minutes away in the other direction, towards Coimbra. Serra da Lousã is one of the greatest treasures in Central Portugal, the perfect destination for getting in touch with nature. It is famous for its many Schist Villages, scattered through the most romantic mountains in Portugal. Along with having a very good infrastructure, with supermarkets, medical centers, and all the necessary amenities.
The beautiful city of Coimbra, Portugal`s third biggest city is only 25 minutes away. Coimbra is regarded as the university city of Portugal, but for over 100 years it was the medieval capital of the country. This interplay of ancient history and progressive student ideals come together in Coimbra to form a fascinating tourist destination. The city has the River Mondega winding its way through the city which adds to its charm. Built on the grounds of a former palace, the university is famed for its baroque library, the Biblioteca Joanina, and its 18th-century bell tower. In the city’s old town lies the 12th-century Romanesque cathedral Sé Velha.
Porto is around 1 ½ hours away and Lisbon is around 2 ½ hours’ drive. The coastal Town of Figueira da Foz seaside is around 50 minutes. The famous seaside town of Nazaré with the largest wave ever recorded is just over an hour away.
This really is a unique spot tying you to everything in Central Portugal.