Great opportunity to purchase a unique 3 bedroom house + (extra study/4th small bedroom)
Located in the “zona historico” neighborhood of Penela. This house has an additional basement storage room on the back of the property with road access. In the past the
property ground floor was used as a shop, hence the 3 doors to the front and 2 title deeds, the property lay-out favors those with rental investment in mind, being a perfect location to explore all the upper central Portugal region which is rich in places of historical interest and renowned for its extreme natural beauty. However it would also suit those looking for a permanent or holiday home with a ground floor en-suite bedroom and big enough upstairs for the rest of the family when they visit, benefiting from being very close to the picturesque day to day activity and folk festivals in this beautiful town.
The house has been restored to a high level of finishing, all external walls have been dry lined on the inside and insulated, the property is connected to mains water, mains electric, municipal sewage, Fiber optic Internet is available for connection, recessed lighting in reception room.
The main entrance to the house has 2 half glazed doors and is suitable to be the reception/lounge (15m2), the wooden staircase is on the right at the end of this room providing access to upstairs and past the first door you find to the left a door entrance to the (15m2) en-suite bedroom with direct access to the street via a half glazed door, to the right past the door from the entrance room there is a large (8m2) closet and in front another door accessing a room which could be either a utility room or dining room. From this room which faces southeast to the back of the property, there’s a shower room with toilet, bidet and sink.
Upstairs you have a landing hallway which gives access to the fully tiled kitchen on the right, which has a good range of built in base and eye level units and is being sold with the dishwasher, cooker, oven, extractor hood, and microwave.
To the left on the upstairs hallway there’s a single aspect bedroom with a Juliet balcony facing southwest, further on the hallway to the left there’s another single aspect bedroom, at the end there’s the toilet and sink room and to the right past the kitchen
there’s a small bedroom or study.
From the kitchen there’s an aluminium stable door which provides access to the large terrace which has a tiled “alpendre” to provide shade for outside dining.
In the basement with only street access and no direct access from the property there’s a storage room and the gas bottle cupboard.
The house is situated in the historic center of the castle town of Penela, 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.
Penela has all the amenities of a modern European town. It is not a big town at all but it has many amenities, including a range of shops, a weekly fresh produce market, banks, chemist, post office, café-bars, restaurants, a cinema, internet café, schools (nursery, primary & secondary), modern medical center and dentists, library, indoor swimming pool, tennis courts, sports centre, football ground, karate & kendo clubs, motocross & 4×4 club, parasailing, gym, massage & beauty spa, horse riding, and river beaches for swimming and game & course fishing.
The property has excellent motorway links via the A13 motorway, just 5 minutes away.
Around this area there are many attractive typical villages, river beaches, panoramic views, Important roman ruins, monuments, etc.
The historic town of Tomar, which is home to the Unesco listed Convento do Cristo, founded by the Knights 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. Typical European high street shopping is available in the very attractive city of Coimbra the 3rd biggest city in Portugal which is only 25 minutes drive on the A13. Porto and Lisbon airports are at similar distance from the property, Porto is approximately 1 hour and
33 minutes drive and Lisbon approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes by car.
- Price: €77,500
- Ref. no.: 539/17
- Location: Penela
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 2
- Construction area: 118
- Plot area: 134
- Status: For sale