1950’s 4 bed country retreat, boasting an attractive roman style staircase and alfresco veranda overlooking the mountain scenery near Figueiro dos Vinhos

€ 119.500,= / £ 108,357.= *

Key Features

Large alfresco Veranda with roman style stone access staircase

4 bedrooms

Old traditional Kitchen with a traditional wood fired oven

Dining room

Large basement with 2 separate areas an possibility of converting and opening bigger windows

Separate Garage

Stunning views of countryside.

Borehole and well

Fertile land plot with olive trees and some fruit trees.

Cafe & mini-market 3 minutes away.

The house is located next to a street but in a very quiet and tranquil village

Total plot 2730m2 beautiful fertile flat land.

Living quarters 198 sqm


This substantial middle class country holiday retreat, is being offered at a fabulous price, taking in consideration the various unique features which in our opinion will make this a fabulous, full of character family home, the hedge of the property on the side of the street has a gate entrance to the land and it’s limited by a rendered stone wall with a well maintained shrub hedge providing lots of privacy to the grounds.

The views from the alfresco veranda either to its own cozy garden courtyard  or the stunning central Portugal mountain range are fantastic.

House Layout

The house current living area can be accessed directly from the street and up the stairs through a door which opens to the main central hallway or you can also access through a gate from the street which leads to the cosy colourful garden courtyard, which in turn has this roman inspired staircase with 2 side entrances joining into one, made of stone and decorative pattern terracotta bricks leading to a lovely alfresco veranda.

From here there are wonderful views into the garden. From the veranda there is a door which opens into the corridor running the length of the house.

To the left, we have a traditional kitchen with large open fireplace which was used to fume sausages and other food.

Across the kitchen, there is a traditional sun room with wooden staircase to the attic. The attic has good standing height and could be converted into more living space. The roof structure is wood and the roof tiles are in good state of repair.

Down the hallway, there is a functional bathroom with a shower cabin, a toilet, a bidet and a pedestal sink. At the end of hallway there are 2 good sized bedrooms to the right and another 2 bedrooms. The straight forward layout could easily be converted for better usage for smaller or bigger families. Half way through the hallway there’s a door which opens to the marble faced staircase to the ground floor.

The windows of the house are well preserved wood with traditional wooden indoor shutters. The ceilings are high and wood. Except for the kitchen and the bathroom, the floors are wood.

The ground floor is currently used as storage here and it’s a huge space in waiting for someone with ideas to convert it into a fantastic area of the house.  There is a single door and a double vehicle door, both made of iron. The ground floor has high ceilings. The supporting beams are concrete, while the ceilings are wood.

The garden next to the house is boasts a large number of decorative flowers, bushes and trees, and there is a bbq and an exterior sitting area. Adjacent to the flowering garden there is a fruit tree orchard with a good number of different fruit trees.

The large 2/3’s of an acre land plot is flat and fertile has a well in the corner opposite the house and could easily accommodate for example a horse or could be used to grow your own vegetables or any outdoor activity on a fabulous flat lawn plot.

About the location

The property is located in the village of Arega, close to the river zezere, which has multiple river beaches and a nautical club with mooring

The bigger town nearby is Figueiró dos Vinhos which 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.

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.

The historic town of Tomar, which is home to the UNESCO listed Convento do Cristo, founded by the Templars is only 35 minutes drive from the property.

The closest airport to the property is situated at Lisbon, which is around 1 hour and 35 min. Porto airport is approximately 2 hours away and 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 and Cabacos to Lisbon.

The property is also situated close to the municipality town of Alvaiázere at 5km driving distance, where you can also find, various amenities such,  banks, supermarkets, school, public swimming pool, parks, cafés en restaurants, etc.

The small castle city of Penela is about 34km distance.

Figueira da Foz the beautiful coastal beach is easily accessed in approximately an hour by car via the IC8.


  • Price: €119,500 
  • Price reduced: 40,500 
  • Ref. no.: 502/17 
  • Location: Figueiró dos Vinhos 
  • Detail: Detached 
  • Bedrooms:
  • Bathrooms:
  • Construction area: 198 
  • Plot area: 2730 
  • Status: For sale 


  • Stylish outdoor staircase
  • Large Veranda with stunning views
  • Tranquil village
  • BBQ and an exterior seating area
  • Walking distance to Cafés and mini market
  • Borehole
  • Garage

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