Standing in an elevated position but on level ground overlooking Chao de Couce and several small hamlets stands this imposing 4-6 bedroom, 3 bathroom detached property. It combines enough space for family accomodation and visiting friends and family, with a low maintenance garden comprising approximately 1200 m2.
The property is approximately 5km from the nearrest junction of A13 motorway and less than 2km from the IC8 main east – west road, thus giving access to all four points of the compass very quickly.
Approached through imposing double gatesfrom a “metalled” road, the wide brick driveway stretches the entire length of the north side of the property bounded by a rendered block wall, this provides parking for many cars and home for countless ball games!
Entering the property through the covered front door into the large hall, immediately in front of you is the wooden staircase to the first floor.
With the exception of the front door, all of the properties external doors and windows have fastening metal shutters on the outside.
Tiled floor, 2 CH radiators, telephone and wired/wireless router, double window. A wide space with wooden staircase, doors to lounge, dining room and hall with access to a bedroom and bathroom, kitchen. This is partially a full height space with a fixed window at high level, The present owners use the space under the stairs as an office, with a desk, computers, printers etc. LOUNGE: Entered from the hall through double doors with glass panels. A large room (approx.9.5×4.5m) with tiled floor and fire built into a corner (replaced in 2014 and incorporates a multi speed fan). Satellite tv and wired internet points, 2 CH radiators. There are 3 pairs of double doors giving access to the outside, 2 are undercover.
Entered from the hall through double doors with glass panels. Tiled floor, CH radiator, door to outside terrace and an array of 4 windows with views to the south over Chao de Couce. This could be used as an additional bedroom.
Access to bedroom and bathroom. Entered from the main hall through a single door, when closed this becomes a downstairs en-suite. Wooden floor, CH radiator, shelves.
Acessed from the small hall, wooden floor, CH radiator, large built in wardrobe. Door to outside and double window overlooking the garden and swimming pool.
Entered from the small hall through a single door. Tiled floor and walls, CH radiator, large walk in shower, basin set in vanity unit with large mirror above and spot lights, bidet and toilet. Window with frosted glass overlooks the garden and swimming pool.
Entered from the main hall through a single glass panelled door, tiled floor and walls, CH radiator. Completely renewed in late 2013 there’s an electric oven and hob with extractor fan over. Marble worktop with base and wall units all have soft close doors, there’s also a tall cupboard for larger items.
Double doors to the garden and double window over the sink.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING:
Accessed via the wide wooden staircase it has solid wood floor, 2 CH radiators and an access hatch to the roof space. There are single wooden doors to the following:
Solid wood floor, CH radiator, built in wardrobe. Double doors give access to the east facing balcony with views across the valley towards Aguda and Avelar, ideal for viewing spectacular moon and sunrises.
Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Solid wood floor, CH radiator, double window with views over the garden and to the east, double doors give access to the balcony with views to the south. Built in wardrobe, satellite TV point
Single wooden door to en-suite bathroom comprising tiled floor ahd walls, bidet, toilet, basin set in vanity unit with large mirror above and spot lights, corner glass shower cubicle. Double window with frosted glass.
Solid wood floor, CH radiator, double window with views over the garden and to the west, large built in wardrobe.
Tiled floor and walls, CH radiator, basin set in vanity unit with large mirror and spot lights over, bath with shower attachment from tap, bidet and toilet. Double window with frosted glass.
An open area with solid wood floor, banister rail overlooking the ground floor hall, there are double doors onto the west facing balcony.
Presently used as a “quiet” or reading area with easy chair and bookcases, this could easily be enclosed to form a bedroom with it’s own balcony.
Outside storage for large gas bottles and two gas boilers, one for central heating, the other for domestic hot water.
A wide brick path gives access around the property, there are covered terraces on three sides. Adjacent to the road there are several orange trees then a solid wall with railings on top, the area to the property (approx 10m) is grassed with a few fruit trees and access to the bore hole, there is a 1.8m satellite dish.
From the property towards the south there’s grass then a wire fence and metal posts with plastic fence all on top of a high wall, the neighbouring land and property is lower.
At the rear of the property there’s an extensive brick terrace with above ground swimming pool, there is also a large area for playing games such as petanque. There is a concrete water storage tank and small pump house with associated pump and valves. Bounded by land to woodland behind (oak trees).
The separate garage is approx.10x6m and has been divided to provide a workshop area as well as undercover car parking and wood storage. One side is currently used for storage but could easily be turned into a summer kitchen or games room. There is an electricity supply to the garage.
Current arrangements mean that water from the borehole is supplied without any pumping costs.
The property has mains water and electricity, bottled gas for central heating and hot water. Mains sewage is now available but not yet connected.
Telephone, internet and Portuguese TV are currently provided via phone line but fibre optic is now available in the village.
Satellite dish currently receives UK freeSAT TV channels through relevant set top decoders.
The pretty town of Avelar which has all essential amenities is only a few minutes drive/cycle from the property.
- Price: €229,500
- Ref. no.: 578/20
- Location: Ansiao
- Detail: Detached
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 3
- Construction area: 190
- Plot area: 1242
- Status: For sale