This immaculately presented 3 bedroom house offers the ideal space for a family with the main accommodation on one floor and an additional 2 good sized rooms below with direct access to the enclosed rear garden. The house is situated on a quiet lane in the centre of a small village near the popular town of Vila Nova de Poiares with stunning views over the surrounding Lousa mountains and countryside of central Portugal.
The property comprises of 3 double bedrooms, 1 en-suite, family bathroom, kitchen, lounge and sunny reception room with enclosed garden terrace. There are two good sized rooms ( both 3.75m x 8.5m) on the ground floor, one room is currently used as a storage/ utility room with plumbing for a washing machine, the other would make an ideal play/ bar/games room with double patio doors opening directly into the pretty, private garden.
This detached house is situated within a 700m2 plot of flat land with an attractive, low maintenance paved front garden, with gravelled beds containing a nice selection of mature plants and shrubs. Double gates open into a large off road parking area to the front and side of the house.
The front door opens into a spacious hallway (1.6m x 6.2m) featuring Portuguese style wall tiles with dado rails and tiled flooring and access to the main accommodation.
There is a good sized lounge (4.8m x 4.3m) to the left with a feature wood burning fire, air conditioning unit, TV, telephone point and patio doors opening on to a small enclosed front terrace. From the lounge a door leads into the kitchen (3.2m x 4.4m) with fitted wooden wall & floor units, granite worktops, fitted appliances and a double sink below a window with views over the rear garden. A door leads from the kitchen, into a light and sunny reception room (3.2m x 5.2m) with access to the front garden and patio doors opening out to an enclosed, rear terrace (3m x 5m).
The 3 double bedrooms (4m x 3.7m) are all located on the first floor next to a pretty, tiled family bathroom (2.8m x 1.6m) with bath, overhead shower, sink & W.C. The master bedroom (3.8m x 3.4m) has an en-suite shower room (1.3m x 2m) with sink & W.C. All bedrooms have laminate flooring. The house has double glazed windows & patio doors with external shutters on the first floor.
To the rear of the property a path leads round to a wood store (3m x 5m), gas storage area and a further two good sized rooms with direct access to the flat, fenced garden. The outside areas to the rear have been designed for low maintenance with a good sized lawn, flowering shrubs and a mature cork oak tree offering the perfect shady spot to relax in the warm summer months! A wooden gate opens into a separate pretty orchard with pear, orange, clementine, cherry trees and a nice selection of mature flowering shrubs. The whole property is fenced, there are neighbours to the rear and side but the property feels very private.
Although the house is located in a quiet village, the surrounding area is ideal for dog walking and cycling. The nearest café is a short 8 min walk and the town of Vila Nova de Poiares is a 5 min drive. Here you will find all your everyday amenities including schools, supermarkets, restaurants, cafes, banks, post office, health centre and vets.
This area is well known for its wonderful river beaches known as Praia Fluvials, these offer safe, fresh water swimming with cafes & play areas. The mountains of Lousa are popular with walkers and cyclists. The historic University of Coimbra is an easy 30 min drive from the property with great road & rail links throughout Portugal.
Golf: 30 mins
Coast: 1 hr
Porto: 1.5 hrs
Lisbon: 2 hrs
Energy Rating: C