This detached three-bedroom bungalow, covering 188 square metres, which was constructed in 2012, is built to a high specification which includes double glazed tilt and open windows with external rolling shutters, solar hot water and cavity wall, underfloor and roof insulation giving the property a high B rated energy certificate. The property benefits from a large woodburning stove which heats the lounge, dining room and kitchen through the winter months. The property is set in grounds of 633 square metres which has been landscaped to create an attractive easy maintenance garden. There are stunning views across the countryside to the Serra Estrella Mountains, Penela and Ansião.
The kitchen (4.35m x 3.5m) has fitted units with built-in oven and microwave black granite worktops and a central island and a tiled floor. There is a gas heater which fires automatically if solar hot water is not hot enough. The kitchen leads to the dining room (3.5m x 3.45m) with double door leading to the lounge (6m x 4m) and patio doors onto a large terrace for outside dining. The lounge also has patio doors onto a small terrace and benefits from a log burner. There is a master bedroom (4.2m x 3.35m) with en-suite shower room and built-in wardrobes, and two further bedrooms (3.75m x 3.25m) and (3.75m x 3.45m) both with built-in wardrobes. All living rooms and bedrooms have good quality wooden laminate flooring. There is a large family shower room and a utility room.
Outside, the property has gates leading onto the block driveway with parking for 2 cars. From the driveway the ‘man cave’ a brick built shed built within the walls of a ruin, can be accessed. The garden is easy to maintain and there would be room for a small plunge pool. The property has an additional parking space a few yards away next to the Capela.
The property is in the hillside village of Gateira and about 10 minutes drive from Penela and Miranda do Corvo both of which have shops, banks, schools cafes, restaurants, health centres, swimming pools etc. Coimbra is just 15 minutes away using the new A13 motorway. Porto airport is about 1 hour 15 minutes drive and Lisbon airport about 1 hour 45 minutes drive.