2 bedroom, 1 mezzanine, semi detached private stone house with views near Penela/Ansiao
This 2 bedroom + mezzanine stone house is located in the famous picturesque schist village called Ferraria São João, located between the towns of Penela and Figeuiro dos Vinhos. The village has a number of aspects that distinguish it from others: a magnificent cork oak forest, many traditional animal pens, a Schist Trail, a mountain biking centre, a FunTrail for children, and many walking trails to discover. This property is perfect as a holiday home or as a permanent home, perfect for someone looking for peace and calm.
The property is all walled and fenced both front of the house and back. It has plenty of doors both front and back to enjoy as much as possible the out door space and follow the sun. At the back you will enter with your car through the sliding gate and it has space for several cars and the floor is typical Portuguese cobble stone called Calçada. There is a large covered area for your car or to use as your work shop and also storage for the pellets and wood.
Entering the house on this side will lead you to the "work/summer kitchen", here is the hot water boiler one of the two pellet burners, the washing machine and a small shower room with toilet, this kitchen is situated close to the outside space which makes it ideal to prepare outside meals. At the end of this kitchen is a door that leads to the garden at the front of the house.
Walking through the interior door will lead you to the very spacious living/dining room. Big glass doors leading out to the barbecue area allows plenty of light into the room and a nice flow of the house. In the living room is a large wood burner for cosy winter evenings and a mezzanine level, space for entertainment or another bedroom with nice views over the living room.
Walking on through the living room is the main kitchen with good worktop surfaces and cupboards, opposite is an easy access out towards the front, for nice breakfasts.
The hallway surrounding the staircase to the upstairs has been made into a room for relaxation, music and books and it is here the second pellet burner is located.
Reaching the top floor is the two bedrooms of good size with high ceilings and the family bathroom, shared between both bedrooms.
In front of the house is a nice garden in levels and at the back is space for a pool if you wish to build one, with planning from the town hall. The whole plot is Urban land.
The property is connected to mains water has sewage on the street and has internet (NOS), double glazed windows all around and the hot water boiler with the two pellet burners are included in the price.
There are a few nearby villages with small cafes,/bars/mini mercado. To reach both Penela, Ansiao and Figueiro dos Vinhos will take you around 20 minutes, to reach Avelar will take you around 12 minutes, all towns have supermarkets, doctor's, cafe's restaurants, schools and banks. Lots of lovely river beaches and spectacular scenery for walking, cycling and enjoying nature. Lisbon and Porto are around 2 hours away. Coimbra and Pombal about 45 minutes drive.