A substantial duplex apartment with garage and annex situated in the heart of the market town of Lousa. The apartment was built in 1996 and is in excellent condition throughout. It offers 5 bedrooms, 2 lounges, 3 bathrooms a large kitchen, garage with first floor annex and verandas offering fantastic views over the town to the Lousa mountain range. The apartment is built over 2 floors with each floor having its own access and electrical supply. There is the potential to separate the two floors, providing a large 3 bedroom apartment and a separate 2 bedroom apartment ideal for the rental market.
The apartment building is on a side road and is accessed via an electric gate leading into the communal parking area.
Garage/annex: The apartment has its own separate garage (21m2) with internal and external stairs leading to a large store/annex (21m2) with an adjoining patio (18m2) The annex has plumbing for the installation of a kitchen and to the rear of the garage is a bathroom with W.C and sink. The annex is light and airy and would be perfect for someone needing space for a small business.
The access to the main building is via a side door leading to the communal halls and stairway. As this is a duplex apartment it can be accessed from both the 3rd and 4th floors.
Hallway (9.7m2): From the 3rd floor the front door opens into a bright, open hallway with doors leading off to the lounge, kitchen, bathroom and bedrooms. The hallway has ceramic tile floors, central heating radiator and entry-phone system. A wooden spiral staircase leads to the upper floor.
Kitchen (17.8m2): From the hallway, a wooden half glazed door leads into the large, fully fitted kitchen which has a window with far reaching views to the rear of the property. The kitchen has a tiled floor and wooden base and wall units offering plenty of storage space. There is a double sink unit, gas hob, combination gas boiler (for hot water and central heating) and plumbing for a dishwasher. Further heating to this floor is provided by a wood burning stove with thermal vents leading to the hallway and lounge. A glazed door opens from the kitchen onto a veranda (7.8m2) with built in bbq.
Lounge (18.2m2): From the kitchen, wooden French doors lead into the light and airy lounge which has tiled floors, TV and telephone point and double patio doors leading to the rear veranda and bbq. A further half glazed door leads into the hallway.
Bath 1 (5.8m2): From the hallway a door opens onto 1 of the 2 bathrooms on this floor. The bathroom is fully tiled and comprises of shower, W.C., bidet, heated towel rail and plumbing for a washing machine.
Bedroom hallway (5.1m2): A door from the main hallway opens onto a further hallway which gives access to the 3 bedrooms and a further bathroom.
Bedroom 1 (15.9m2): A good sized double bedroom with quality wooden flooring, radiator, built in wardrobes and double patio doors leading onto the front veranda (10.2m2) with further views to the mountains.
Bedroom 2 (11.45m2): Is also a double bedroom with wooden flooring, radiator, built in wardrobes and double patio doors leading onto the front veranda (10.2m2) which is shared with bedroom 1.
Bedroom 3 (11.45m2): A further double bedroom with wooden floors, built in wardrobes, radiator and a window with views.
Bathroom 2 (6.5m2): Fully tiled with Hydro-Massage bath, W.C., Bidet, sink and heated towel rail.
From the hallway a wooden spiral staircase leads to the upper floor which also has its own independent access via a front door from the communal staircase. The upper floor has its own electric meter and entry phone system but does not benefit from central heating. With a little work it would be possible to convert this floor into a seperate apartment offering potential rental income.
Lounge 2 (22.5m2): Both the spiral staircase and the front door open onto a large lounge/kitchen. This room has a large Velux type roof window which floods it with light. The floor is tiled and the room is heated from a wood burning stove which again uses thermal vents to heat the 2 bedrooms on this floor. Although there are no kitchen units fitted at the moment, plumbing and electrics are in situ allowing for one to be installed if required.
Bedroom 4 (9.75m2): A good sized single bedroom with wooden floors, a small built in wardrobe and a window with views to the front of the property.
Bedroom 5 (9.25m2): A further good sized single bedroom with wooden flooring, built in wardrobe and a window with views to the rear of the property.
Bathroom 3 (5.2m2): Fully tiled with shower, W.C., bidet and sink. This bathroom has sloping ceilings and as such there is restricted headroom.
Store (9m2): A large store room with restricted headroom.
Lousa is an attractive market town in Central Portugal approximately 30 minutes east of the large university city of Coimbra. The town offers great amenities, including four popular supermarkets, schools, cafes, shops, a good selection of restaurants, hotel, modern health centre, theatre, library, banks, vets etc. And twice weekly markets. There is an indoor and outdoor pool complex and great sports facilities including a successful, local rugby team and rugby academy. The town is bordered by the stunning Serra da Lousa mountain range which is a wonderful area for outdoor adventures, including walking, bike riding and motorX activities with some spectacular views along the way. Set amongst the hills are the beautiful Schist villages, Castelo da Lousa and a variety of natural, river beaches with bars and playing fields for summer activities. The new motorway offers easy access to both Porto & Lisbon airports and the beaches of Figueira da Foz can be reached within 1 hour.
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* Beach 20mins
* Excellent Condition
* Golf within 1hr
* Habitable Condition
* Walk to Cafe
Apartment 160 sq. M
Land Size m2: 170
Floor: 4 / 2
Year built: -