A spacious and superbly located Villa, with breathtaking views of the natural landscape of this area of Portugal. The property sits in a very quiet spot at the edge of a countryside village, very close to protected historical Roman settlements and places of natural beauty such as natural river pools.
Built in year 2000, the villa was designed with comfort and leisure in mind, i.e. large patio doors providing access to outside entertainment and reception areas, there’s a large veranda close to the alfresco BBQ area but also within easy reach to fantastic fully fitted kitchen perfect for hosting large functions with amazing scenery in the background, perfect for tasting your own wine from a young vineyard in the property grounds.
4 bedrooms, fitted wardrobes, Master bedroom with walk-in closet.
2 of the bedrooms are en-suite
Treble aspect open plan kitchen and dining room
Treble aspect Lounge with huge patio doors overlooking the scenery
Private and extremely peaceful area.
Double glazing throughout
Oil Central heating in the ground floor
Log burner in lounge
Intercom and electrically operated gate
Workshop with separate entrance from the house, with plenty space for tools, machinery and materials
Various entertainment and leisure areas around the house
8 x 4 swimming pool
Construction area 338 sqm
Total Plot 5650 sqm
Furniture is negotiable if required
The front door leads into a hall with a door on the left into the fully-fitted kitchen/dining room with quality granite work top surfaces and separate cooking areas designed for a better flowing service also when preparing food for the outside. The kitchen/diner has also a large pantry and plenty of natural light from the large windows and patio doors that lead to one of the exterior dining areas. A door at the rear of the kitchen takes you into a corridor the end of which is the large lounge with log burner and views of the pool area and beyond. Further down the corridor on the left is a double bedroom with fitted wardrobes. At the side of this bedroom is the family fully-tiled bathroom. To the end the corridor is the large en-suite bedroom. The en-suite has a bath with mixer shower and comes fully-tiled. The bedroom has plenty of wardrobe storage space and stylish laminate flooring.
The first floor of the property has stairs that lead from the hall onto a large landing area that at present is being used as an office. From here there is a wide corridor with lots of hidden storage space accessible through a door. At the end of this corridor there’s a large double bedroom with stylish laminate flooring and nice views of the countryside. The fabulous en-suite master bedroom is located to the front of the house and has a fantastic, spacious shower room and a large walk-in closet.
The low maintenance, beautifully planted garden has flowers and trees for all seasons making it special all year around. The drive to the car port and patio areas is a mixture of paving and hardcore with a circular feature in the middle. The alfresco dining areas are protected from north winds by a row of cypress trees, further down from the swimming pool area. The grounds also hosts multiple olive and fruit trees a raised vegetable garden and a vineyard. This is an area which also has it’s own independent entrance area and could easily be used by new owners wishing to create a business with yurts aimed at those looking for relaxation away from city stress.
About the location
The Villa is at walking-distance to a restaurant/bar and only a five minutes´ drive to amenities.
located just on the outskirts of the village of St. Amaro which is 2.5 Km from the castle town of Penela, this town got its first charter granted by D. Afonso Henrique’s (1st King of Portugal) in July of 1137, making it one of the oldest municipalities in Portugal.
*Other important towns within 13 minutes are Condeixa a velha and All major European high street shopping is available in city of Coimbra the 3rd biggest city in Portugal which is only 20 to 25 minutes drive on the A13 motorway.
*Penela has all the 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 villa 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 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.
*Porto and Lisbon airports are at similar distance from the property, Porto is approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes drive and Lisbon approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes by car.
- Price: €295,000
- Ref. no.: 532/19
- Location: Penela
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 3
- Construction area: 338
- Plot area: 5650
- Status: For sale