Wonderful house with fantastic views and heated pool for sale near Penela, central Portugal

€ 475.000,= / £ 412,276.= *

Welcome to this spacious and inviting home, nestled amidst beautifully landscaped gardens with a large swimming pool and breathtaking views of the 13th Century castle of Penela and the picturesque countryside beyond.
Convenience is at your doorstep, with three cafes, two restaurants, and a supermarket just a short walk away. The town of Penela, offering a range of amenities including banks, a health center, dentist, bakers, vets, restaurants, a post office, and another supermarket, is easily accessible within a 20 -minute walk.
This well-designed property is perfect for hosting frequent visitors and accommodating family groups. The outdoor spaces are ideal for relaxation and soaking up the sun while enjoying the stunning views. You’ll find a delightful outdoor dining area complete with a barbecue and wood-fired pizza oven.
The highlight of the property is the spacious, heated swimming pool (10 x 5 meters), featuring an efficient air source heat pump to extend the swimming season. The sun terrace surrounding the pool provides ample space for hosting gatherings and is furnished with comfortable sunbeds.
The pool is heated by an air source heat pump. It has roman steps at the shallow end (0,9 meter) and a pool ladder at the deep end (1,8 meter). The pool machinery is located in a large storage area under the pool terrace.
For safety reasons, the pool is fenced with a gate, which can be removed
Experience alfresco dining under poolside sunshades, a large pergola close to the house, or gather around the 10-seat dining table on the covered terrace for larger groups. Adjacent to the dining area, you’ll discover a shaded lounge space, perfect for reading a book or engaging in lively conversations with friends.
Inside, the house boasts a generously sized, well-equipped kitchen with modern Siemens appliances, including a steam oven, built-in bean-to-coffee maker, microwave oven, 4-burner gas hob with a separate domino wok burner, sink with drainer, dishwasher, self-clean oven, and fridge freezer. The cooking area is centered on an island-breakfast bar with a large extractor hood overhead, offering ample storage space with drawers, cupboards, wine racks, and a bookcase.
As you enter the house, you’ll be greeted by double doors leading to the lounge or to the left the hallway, providing access to the family bathroom, three double bedrooms (two of which are en-suite), and a convenient storage room.
The ground floor offers a bathroom, a large bedroom currently used as a music room and storage, an office with fitted furniture, a spacious double garage, a wine room, a laundry room, and a boiler house. Additional features include a gas store/garden tools store, ensuring everything has its place.

The lounge exudes comfort and can comfortably accommodate up to ten people. The large double glazed sliding doors open up to the sun terrace, strategically positioned to maximize the stunning views. A STUV wood-burning stove (Belgian) serves as a focal point and provides both ambiance and warmth. The stove can be closed with the fire behind the glass or used as an open fire, offering versatility. Notably, this stove also distributes heat to the lounge, kitchen, bedroom 3, and the hallway.
The master bedroom features a fully mirrored walk-in dressing room with ample hanging space and drawers. The en-suite bathroom includes a separate shower, large bath, WC, washbasin, shaver/hairdryer point, heated towel rail, wall-mounted cabinet, and illuminated mirror. Within the bedroom, a cozy sitting area with a sofa and TV awaits. Glazed doors lead to the private balcony, offering breathtaking views.
Bedroom 2 is a spacious double bedroom with fitted light oak wardrobes, providing hanging space. The en-suite bathroom is equipped with a 1 x 1.2-meter shower area, washbasin, WC, heated towel rail, shaver/hairdryer point, under-sink mounted vanity unit, and illuminated mirror.
Bedroom 3, another large double bedroom, also features fitted light oak wardrobes. Glazed doors lead to a terrace with magnificent views.
The property was constructed in 2009 with special attention paid to insulation and warmth in the winter. The property has full central heating, under floor heating in the family bathroom and office. In addition, the STUV wood stove situated in the living room heats the lounge, hall, kitchen and bedroom 3. The house has double glazing throughout.

  • Price: €475,000 
  • Ref. no.: 538/23 
  • Location: Penela 
  • Detail: Detached 
  • Bedrooms:
  • Bathrooms:
  • Construction area: 375 
  • Plot area: 1730 
  • Status: For sale 


  • Central Heating
  • Heated swimming pool
  • Double Glazing
  • Unobstructed views
  • Castle views
  • Double garage
  • Mature garden
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Large covered terrace

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