2 Bedroom renovated cottage near the Market town of Vila Nova de Poiares in Central Portugal.
This pretty recently renovated house is in a very small village situated close to the town of Vila Nova de Poiares, it has been renovated to a good standard and has the qualities of a new build with the advantages of having some of the old features such as thick stone walls, ideal for keeping cool in the summer months as well as warm in the winter months,
This house is on 2 floors with courtyard to the front, enclosed behind a front wall giving privacy to the property,
on entrance into the courtyard from the front is an area ideal for outside dining, with room for table and chairs and some shrubs giving a peaceful feel to the front area of this property, also in this area is a covered well.
Inside the house, the entrance hall runs almost the width of the property it is light and airy and nicely decorated, to the left of the hallway leads into the downstairs bathroom, then onto the 1st bedroom ideal for guests, the 1st bedroom can be closed off, or in turn used as a downstairs living area with access to the back garden, also a spacious double bedroom with en-suite bathroom is on ground floor ideal having downstairs bedrooms as cooler in the heat of our summer months.
The upstairs of this house has a lovely light marble staircase and pine balustrades making this staircase and the rest of the house very easy on the eye, with windows to the front of the house allowing lots of natural light into the upstairs area. A bathroom with shower and a spacious living room/dining area a very good sized room overlooking the back garden, and access into the fully equipped kitchen again looking to the back of the property.
The garden with an area of almost 200 square meters is a very quiet and peaceful area with some fruit trees and shrubs this is a flat area ideal for easy maintainence. Also to the outside of the house there is a driveway that could extend the house or become a garage and a woodstore/workshop
This House has been renovated to a very good standard and with the solar panel used for heating of water, this house would make an excellent holiday home an efficient and economical low cost property.
The surrounding areas with mountainous views are very beautiful, within 5 minutes of the main market town of Vila Nova de Poiares, with all amenities, banks, restaurants, doctors surgery and several supermarkets,
also in the local area are river beaches, and parks ideal for families and holiday attractions, with facilities for fishing canoeing, swimming and most other water sports, only 1.5 hours to oporto airport and 25 minutes drive to the beautiful University City of Coimbra.