Main house 5 bedrooms
Wine cellar, Garage, further room suitable for Gym
Balcony with mountain views
Main house has150sqm footprint
Cottage has 2 bedrooms 70sqm footprint
1480sqm lawned garden between properties
Numerous matured fruit trees and borehole
This property is a perfect opportunity for someone looking for a straight forward project as a guesthouse or even a campers stopping area, without any structural work to be done and can be completed while living in. The main house was built in 1979 and has no signs of any damp coming through, it will require little investment to bring it up to more contemporary living standards.
The property sits in a very private spot in a countryside hamlet with great views.The garden plot has numerous fruit trees, amongst them lots of orange trees. The cottage itself could fetch between 25.000 to 30.000€ in current market prices, it will require approximately between 20.000 to 25.000€ to rebuild. There's a 60sqm stone barn and more external buildings which were used as animal quarters, perfect to rebuild as an outdoor kitchen.
The main house consists: The main entrance door is accessed via a balcony which faces the quite main road, it has 4 bedrooms upstairs, 3 with built in wardrobes all have wide wood patio doors, one has access to the south facing balcony on the back of the property, there's a nice size kitchen a very large bathroom and a very large lounge dining room with 2 patio doors and 2 windows. The entire back of the the property has a balcony the full length of the house. You can access downstairs from the upstairs kitchen through a internal marble staircase but also through a door next to the garage or from inside the garage. Downstairs there's another kitchen, 1 bedroom, 1 large room which could be a games room or a gym, a large cellar with door to the outside and the garage which as a paved drive and gate to the main road.
The Stone cottage for renovation consists of: 2 or 3 bedroom over 2 floors, the cottage shares the same garden but has independent access and it's own title deeds.
The Barn is built in stone which is currently exposed, it's approximately 60sqm and also has it's own access to the main road.
There are numerous fruit trees, oranges, olive, plum trees, lemon trees and plenty water from the borehole.
About the location
The house sits is surrounded by numerous natural hiking tracks with great scenery spots provided by the mountains and forest land in Central Portugal, from the balcony of both properties the views are of the edge of the mountain of Alvaiázere.
The property is located in the quiet hamlet of Portela de São Lourenço which is just between the Market towns of Alvaiázere and Ansião.
This municipality towns of Alvaiázere and Ansião are 5.8km and 9.7km driving distance respectively, where you can find a registry office, notary services, banks, supermarkets, schools, public swimming pool parks, cafés en restaurants, etc.
Around this area there are typical villages, mills, panoramic views, roman ruins, monuments, river beaches etc.
The small castle city of Penela is about 26km distance.
The historic town of Tomar, which is home to the unesco listed Convento do Cristo, founded by the Templars is only 37 to 40 minutes drive from the property.
Figueira da Foz the beautiful coastal beach is easily accessed in approximately an hour by car via the IC8.
All major European high street shopping is available in city of Coimbra the 3rd biggest city in Portugal which is only 35 to 40 minutes drive on the A13 motorway.
Porto and Lisbon airports are at similar distance from the property, Porto is approximately 1.40h drive and Lisbon approximately 1.50h by car.