Central Portugal Ansião 4 to 6 bedroom detached house with nice views close to Ansiao

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4 to 6 bedroom detached house with nice views close to Ansiao

Central Portugal Ansião Ansiao


4 to 6 bedroom detached house with nice views close to Ansiao

Standing in an elevated position but on level ground overlooking Chao de Couce and several small hamlets stands this imposing 4 to 6 bedroom, 3 bathrooms detached property. It combines enough space for family accommodation and visiting friends and family, with a low maintenance garden comprising approximately 1200Sq M.

The property is approximately 5 km from the nearest junction of the A13 motorway and less than 2 km from the IC8 main east-west road, thus giving access to all four points of the compass very quickly.

Approached through imposing double gates from a "metalled" road, the wide brick driveway stretches the entire length of the north side of the property bounded by a rendered block wall, this provides parking for many cars and home for countless ball games!

Entering the property through the covered front door into the large hall, immediately in front of you is the wooden staircase to the first floor.

With the exception of the front door, all of the properties external doors and windows have fastening metal shutters on the outside.


Tiled floor, 2 CH radiators, telephone and wired / wireless router, double window.

A wide space with wooden staircase, doors to lounge, dining room, hall with access to bedroom and bathroom, kitchen.

This is partially a full height space with a fixed window at a high level.

The present owners use the space under the stairs as an office with desk, computer, printers etc.


Entered from the hall through double doors with glass panels.

A large room (approx. 9.5x4.5m) with tiled floor and fire built into a corner (replaced in 2014 with a far more efficient model which incorporates a multi-speed fan).

Satellite TV and wired internet points, 2 CH radiators.

There are 3 pairs of double doors giving access to the outside, 2 are undercover.

Dining room

Entered from the hall through double doors with glass panels.

Tiled floor, CH radiator, door to outside terrace and an array of 4 windows with views to the south over Chao de Couce.

Currently used as a games room with pool table, drinks table and sideboard with Hi-Fi unit, but could be used as an additional bedroom.

Hall with access to bedroom and bathroom

Entered from the main hall through a single door, when closed this becomes a downstairs on-suite.

Wooden floor, CH radiator, shelves.

Bedroom 1

Entered from the small hall, wooden floor, CH radiator, large built-in wardrobe.

A door to outside and double window overlooking the garden and swimming pool.

Downstairs bathroom

Entered from the small hall through a single door.

Tiled floor and walls, CH radiator, large walk-in shower, basin set in vanity unit with large mirror above and spotlights, bidet and toilet.

Window with frosted glass overlooks the garden and swimming pool.


Entered from the main hall through a single, glass panelled door, tiled floor and walls, CH radiator.

Completely renewed in late 2013 there's an electric oven and hob with extractor fan over.

Marble worktop with base and wall units all have soft close doors, there's also a tall cupboard for larger items.

Double doors to the garden, double window over the sink.

First-floor landing is accessed via the wide wooden staircase.

It has a solid wood floor, 2 CH radiators and an access hatch to the roof space.

There are single solid wooden doors to the following,

Bedroom 2

Solid wood floor, CH radiator, built in wardrobe.

Double doors give access to the east facing balcony with a view across the valley towards Aguda and Avelar, ideal for viewing spectacular moon and sunrises.

Bedroom 3 Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom

Solid wood floor, CH Radiator, double window with views over the garden and to the east, double doors give access to the balcony with views to the south.

Built in wardrobe, satellite TV point.

Single wooden door to en-suite bathroom comprising tiled floor and walls, bidet, toilet, basin set in vanity unit with large mirror above and spotlights, corner glass shower cubicle.

Double window with frosted glass,

Bedroom 4

Solid wood floor, CH Radiator, double window with views over the garden and to the west, large built-in wardrobe

Family bathroom

Tiled floor and walls, CH radiator, basin set in vanity unit with large mirror and spotlights over, bath with shower attachment from tap, bidet and toilet.

Double window with frosted glass

Mezzanine area

An open area with solid wooden floor, bannister rail overlooking the ground floor hall, there are double doors onto the west facing balcony.

Presently used as a "quite" or reading area with easy chair and bookcases, this could easily be enclosed to form a bedroom with its own balcony.

Outside Cupboards outside storage for large gas bottle and two gas boilers, one for central heating, the other for domestic hot water.


A wide brick path gives access around the property, there are covered terraces on three sides.

Adjacent to the road there are several orange trees then a solid wall with railings on top, the area to the property (Approx. 10m) is grassed with a few fruit trees and access to the borehole. there is a 1.8m satellite dish.

From the property towards the south, there's grass then a wire fence and metal posts with a plastic fence all on top of a high wall, the neighbouring land/property is lower.

At the rear of the property, there's an extensive brick terrace with above ground swimming pool, there is also a large area for playing games such as Petanque.

There are a concrete water storage tank and a small pump house with associated pump and valves.

Bounded by a wall to woodland beyond.

The separate garage is approximately 10x6m and has been divided to provide a workshop area as well as undercover car parking and wood storage.

One side is currently used for storage but could easily be turned into a summer kitchen or games room. There is an electricity supply to the garage.

Current arrangements mean water from the borehole is supplied without any pumping costs.

Additional information

The property has mains water and electricity, bottled gas for central heating and hot water.

Telephone, internet and Portuguese TV over the phone line.  Meo has said that Fiber Optic is available.

Satellite dish currently receives UK FreeSAT TV channels through relevant set-top decoders.


Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 Not furnished House 190 sq. m Land Size M²: 1200 Floor: 0 / 2 Year built: – JS-100