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5 bed property for sale

£171,059 (€195,000)

Penela, Central Portugal, Portugal

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Property features

  • Golf > 1hr
  • Detached
  • Garage
  • Walk to Cafe
  • Swimming Pool

Property description

Price reduced from 240,000€ to 195,000€

Located on a quiet country lane in a small village near Penela this
charming stone farmhouse offers the perfect retreat in the beautiful and
peaceful countryside of central Portugal. The property has been restored but
retains much of its original character with feature stone walls in both the
main part of the house and the guest annex. The house feels very private with
walled courtyards to the front and rear adorned with a beautiful mature
Wisteria. There is off road parking to the side of the property which leads to
a double garage and an annex with 2 divisions which could be converted to
extend the current accommodation. The gardens around the house are stunning
with mature flowering shrubs and evergreen hedging providing total privacy
throughout the year. The property includes 2000 m2 of flat land which extends
behind the house; double gates open out to a large swimming pool (A swimming pool project has been submitted for licence issue) surrounded by
a wide variety of plants and trees with irrigation provided by a well. The
gardens extend further on to a mature orchard and stream.

The property currently consists of 3 reception rooms, 2 kitchens, 4 good
sized bedrooms, 3 en-suites + a family bathroom, store room and study. The
guest annex is on the ground floor but could be incorporated into the main

Main house: From the front walled courtyard, there are 2 doors
leading to the main accommodation. The ground floor entrance opens in to
beautiful lounge/ dining area with a feature stone wall, wood burner and
patio doors that open onto the garden. The room is spacious and full of
character. To the left there is a store room and a further door leads
into the guest annex. Wooden stairs lead up to the first floor accommodation
with wooden floors throughout. There is a study to the left with a
window to the front. Across the hallway there is a double bedroom with a
built-in wardrobe, en-suite shower/ WC and window overlooking the garden
and surrounding countryside beyond. Further along you come to bedroom 2,
a charming room with a window to the front. The hallway extends into the second
reception room with a further wood burner and patio doors leading out to a
good sized terrace overlooking the pool and gardens and steps down to
the ground floor. Next door there is a large kitchen with wooden wall
and floor units, granite worktops and sink unit below a window with views
across the gardens. There is a large family bathroom located at the end
of the hall with feature stone walls, tiled floors bath, sink unit, bidet and

Guest Annex: This self-contained unit has access from the front and
rear of the property offering total privacy for guests. The entrance at the
rear leads into a small kitchenette equipped with storage units, a
cooker, sink and plumbing for a washing machine. The hallway leads into the
first double bedroom with a feature stone wall and beams to add
character. The en-suite has a shower, sink and W.C. Bedroom 2 is
a good sized twin room with a vaulted wooden ceiling, feature stone wall and
tiled floors. This room also benefits from an en-suite shower room with
sink & W.C. Steps lead from the hallway into a cosy lounge with a
door to the front entrance and main accommodation. With the correct licenses
this rental unit could generate a healthy income. The house benefits from gas
central heating throughout.

Outside area: To the front of the property there is a walled
courtyard with a gate and doors leading into the ground floor accommodation,
stone steps lead up to the first floor entrance. The courtyard provides
complete privacy; the Calcada paving and mature, climbing Wisteria offers a true sense of a
Mediterranean lifestyle with plenty of space for outdoor entertaining. The
courtyard extends around to the rear of the property where there is a separate
entrance to the guest annex and covered terrace providing a cool and shaded
area for al-fresco dining, a bbq and access to the parking area and gardens. To
the side of the property there is a further annex with 2 divisions which
could be converted to extend the current accommodation to increase the rental
potential of this charming property. The double garage and graveled
drive offer plenty of off road parking.

Gardens and Land: Gates lead from the
rear of the property into a large garden with an 11m x 4m hydro-massage pool,
flat, grassed area's full of mature plants and shrubs and a well to provide
year round irrigation. The land extends to the rear of the house into a mature
orchard with a huge variety of fruit trees. The land is bordered by mature
hedging and a stream at the edge of the plot. The whole area is fertile and
green with plenty of opportunity for anyone interested in self-sufficiency or
any one in search of a wonderful rural retreat in the peaceful Portuguese

The house is located in a small, friendly village with a cafe/ bar close
by approximately 1 km. Everyday facilities are available in Penela with the
Penela shopping centre offering your nearest supermarket and petrol station.
You will find restaurants, cafes, banks, vets, schools and medical centre in
the town and the Medieval castle offers a year round tourist attraction with
regular fairs and festivals held within the castle walls.

The rental potential for this type of property is fantastic due to its
proximity to the Medieval town of Penela, the Roman ruins at Coningbriga and
the famous University city of Coimbra which has plenty of attractions for
tourists. For the more adventurous there is canoeing on the Mondego river,
hiking or mountain biking in the Serra de Lousa mountains or relaxing by one of
the beautiful fresh water river beaches. The coast is an easy 1 hour drive and
the main road and rail network offers easy access for exploring the area.

Coimbra: 20 mins

Golf: 20 mins

Coast: 1 hour

Porto: 1.45 mins

Lisbon: 2 hrs

energy cert: D

price: 240,000€ 195,000€

Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 4
Not furnished
House 238 sq. M
Land Size m2: 2000
Floor: 0 / 2
Year built: 1937



Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 4
Not furnished
House 238 sq. M
Land Size m2: 2000
Floor: 0 / 2
Year built: 1937

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