Main house has 3 bedrooms 1 on the ground floor and 2 on first floor
2 spacious lounges one on each floor
2 generous size bathrooms fully tiled with Portuguese hand made tiles
Very attractive fully tilled kitchen with large pantry
Gym or Games room in ground floor
Large utility room
Covered patio area facing south for alfresco dining
Fully double glazed with large windows and outside shutters
Pre-installed in ground floor lounge for hot water system from wood/pellet burner back boiler
Also pre-installed for solar panels for hot water
Wood burner chimney in upstairs lounge
Efficient Electric Radiators in the bedrooms
Connected to municipal sewage system
Security system and emergency lighting
Well built in 2008 with insulation and cavity wall
Extremely private, walled and fenced with high quality strong fencing
Very stylish with paved garden walks and old stone wall features
Countryside views all round
Small river stream at the end of the land plot
Very well served by amenities, 6 min to supermarket, various cafes and restaurants within 5 to 10 minutes
Horse stables are 200 sqm in foot print, have four 3m x 3m boxes, horse shower area, grooming & harnesses room, keeper bathroom, hay storage area and car port
10000 sqm of flat Land directly south from house perfect for horse riding
18000 sqm of native well kept forest land behind the house.
Numerous matured & centenary fruit and native forest trees, amongst many, Ash, Oaks, Cork oaks, Walnuts, Olive trees, Strawberry trees, Mulberry trees, Peaches etc.
The last 850m of access are via well compacted dirt road but well connected by tarmac roads from there on, the A13 is 4.4km distance about 7 min by car.
If you are searching for a peaceful and natural location to keep your horses, living with lots of privacy in comfort close to them but also close to amenities away from city stress in beautiful rural Central Portugal. Look no further this property has everything you need to live the dream…properties with this quality & privacy don’t come about very often…there’s also interesting history attached to it, the property is situated in the old grounds of the bishop/count of Coimbra.
The entrance is either done on the ground floor through the south facing alfresco patio area, entering directly to a double aspect spacious lounge which in turn has a hallway leading to what could be a gym or a games room on the left, then also on the left, there’s a generous utility room and in the end of this hallway there’s the staircase landing which provides internal access to the first floor but also there’s a large oak airing cupboard, a bathroom with a tiled shower enclosure and a double bedroom with a window to the patio. The property can also be entered from the road to the first floor either up a staircase or a ramp on the west side which leads to the top landing of the internal staircase accessing most rooms in the house or also from the road on the Northeast side which has a traditional tile panel and a original stone bench.
Entering from the west side you have a large bathroom with a bathtub to the left and 2 double Bedrooms to the right, there’s also a oak airing cupboard, the kitchen is accessed via a quality half glazed oak door, it has a traditional but modern look with a large pantry, a tiled wooden table breakfast area protected from the main entrance by a glass block wall, the access to the main double aspect lounge is open plan from the kitchen.
There is very pleasant connection path with fruit trees and decorative plants and flowers connecting the house and stables, also in front of the covered alfresco patio area, the house is full of pleasant stone features from the old house as well as a what we’ve been told it is a multiple centenary olive tree.
The stables were built in a U shape and recently the centre has been covered with a roof structure, there’s direct access through a gate from the road, there’s also the main sewage system that is only at 1 meter distance to be connected, the hay storage area can also used for parking because there are 3 other enclosed areas which are sufficient to perform the various daily horse keeping activities.
The 2 ha forest grounds is on the North side of the house the other side of the road and it’s beautifully kept with native tree species, which are extremely resistant to forest fires and provide plenty refuge for local wild fauna.
About the location
The house is surrounded by numerous natural hiking tracks with great scenery spots provided by the mountains and forest land in Central Portugal.
The property is located only 3 min or 1.4km from the village of Cerrada da Freixiosa on the N110, which has a couple of cafés and leads to the supermarket which is only 4.4km away.
Penela is the main Municipality town only 10 min away by car, where you can find all amenities from a modern European town, check this link http://www.cm-penela.pt/tourism/roteiro.html is not a big town but it has many amenities, including a range of shops, a weekly market, banks, post office, café-bars, restaurants, a cinema, internet café, schools (nursery, primary & secondary), modern medical centre, dentists, library, indoor & outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, sports centre, football ground, karate & kendo clubs, motocross & 4×4 clubs, parasailing, gym, massage & beauty spa, horse riding, and river beaches for swimming and fishing.
The house has excellent motorway links via the A13 motorway, just 7 minutes away.
Around this area there are typical villages, mills, panoramic views, roman ruins, monuments, etc.
The historic town of Tomar, which is home to the UNESCO listed Convento do Cristo, founded by the Templars is only 35 to 40 minutes drive from the property.
Figueira da Foz the beautiful coastal beach is easily accessed in approximately 45 to 50 minutes 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 25 to 30 minutes drive on the A13 motorway.
Porto and Lisbon airports are at similar distance from the property, Porto is approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes drive and Lisbon approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes by car.
- Price: €250,000
- Ref. no.: 583/18
- Location: Coimbra District
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 2
- Construction area: 430
- Plot area: 28000
- Status: For sale