A three bedroom restored stone house with gardens and swimming pool for sale near Figueiró dos Vinhos, Central Portugal. The house, which is set over two floors, has been restored to high level and benefits from central heating throughout as well as double glazing and traditional style aluminium exterior shutters.
The property, which measures 275,33 square metres of construction, is set on a plot measuring 3800 square metres.
The main entrance to the house is accessed via exterior stone stairs which ends on a veranda running the length of the house. The front door opens into a corridor with a door to each side, and open to the living room. To the left there is the kitchen. The kitchen also has a tiled floor and partially tiled walls and a good range of built in wooden base and eye level units with granite work surfaces. To the right there is a fully tiled family bathroom with bathtub, toilet, bidet and pedestal sink.
The living room also has a tiled floor and opens into a corridor running the length of the house. To the right there is a large dispensary, to the left there is a room which is currently used as an office but could be another bedroom. At the end of the corridor the door to the right leads into a bedroom and to the left it leads into the master bedroom with en-suite bathroom with shower cubicle, pedestal sink, and toilet. From the bedroom windows, there are good views into the surrounding country side and into the beautiful garden around the house.
All the rooms have tiled floors.
The ground floor of the house consists of:
an independent, double bedroom with completely tiled en-suite bathroom and terrace to the front. The floor is tiled.
And an independent apartment with fully equipped l-shaped kitchen, open space with dining area/living room, and en-suite fully tiled bathroom. The kitchen has partially tiled walls, and a good range of built in wooden base and eye level units with granite work surface. The bathroom has a pedestal sink, toilet and shower cubicle. Floors throughout are tiled in land house style.
On the ground floor, there is also a large storage space with high ceilings, with exposed stone walls and wooden beams, formally the wine cellar. In addition, there is a laundry room and a separate toilet and hand wash basin.
Next to the main house, there is a separate building which is currently being used as an entertainment and bar lounge. It consists of a double aspect open space room with a bar and tables and chairs for dining, with nice light exposure.
In front of this building, there is a terrace serving as an al-fresco dining area with nice views into the gardens and to the pool and beyond, into the surrounding country side.
There is a splash pool with running water from a tap in the design of a lion head, from where the water runs into a swimming pool measuring 7,50m x 3,50m, and between 0,80m-1,60m deep. There is a solar shower next to the pool. The pool area is located in front of the entrance to the guest apartment.
The land around the property is completely fenced, and there is an electric sliding gate to the entrance of the driveway. There is a large garage for two cars next to the house.
The paths around the house are paved in natural stone. The property benefits from two large wells on the land. There is also mains water.
The land, which measures a total of 3.800 square meters, is flat, with many mature fruit trees, including sub-tropical plants such as bananas and avocados, of course there are oranges and lemons, apples, pears, nesperas, plums, cherries, etc.
There are several animal shelters and chicken coops on the land.
The property is located on a quiet cobblestone lane and has no immediate neighbors.
The property is located just outside the center of the town of Figueiró dos Vinhos, and is within walking distance of the center of town and of a large restaurant and café.
Figueiró dos Vinhos is an attractive little town where you will find all amenities, including a public health center, private clinic, a public library with free internet access, an indoor public swimming pool, weekly market, many cafés and a few restaurants, mini-markets and super markets, service stations, workshops and garages. There are three lovely little river beaches within a few minutes´ drive away.
The regional capital and Portugal’s third city, the picturesque medieval university city of Coimbra, home of one of Europe’s leading university hospitals, is about an hour drive away. World Heritage Town of Tomar is about 45 minutes. The beaches on the Atlantic are easily reached by the dual carriageway IC8.
The closest airport to the property is situated at Porto, which is around two hours and ten minutes drive. Porto airport is serviced by a variety of low cost airlines, which operate regular flights into and out of the United Kingdom and other European countries.
There is also a direct express bus from Figueiró dos Vinhos to Lisbon.
- Price: €238,000
- Ref. no.: 553/13
- Location: Figueiró dos Vinhos, Leiria
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 2
- Construction area: 275
- Plot area: 3800