Detached 4 Bedroom Country House with flat land in a small Hamlet near Vila Nova de Poiares in Central Portugal.
This Beautiful 4 Bedroom house built in the 1930s is set in 5000 meters of well maintained flat land on a quiet country lane boardered by a stream and set in a quiet hamlet just 3 km from the main town of Vila Nova de Poiares, this house is the picture of Tranquility, the house has been totally restored but kept many original features from its original build, including high ceilings and wooden shutters as well as the ground floor being preserved as a wine making area with original vats press and wine racks.
Entrance to the property is through double gates into a large drive and a covered parking area enough for 3 cars, the drive is surrounded by gardens with mature shrubs and plants and a lawned area.
Steps lead up to the covered veranda and front door then into the hallway that runs the whole length of the house, from the hallway there is the kitchen and dining room the kitchen has solid dark wood units in keeping with the era of the house and marble worktops throughout with double sink also a fireplace giving this house a very country feel to it.
Through to the dining room which has double aspect windows with internal wooden shutters and tiled wood effect flooring.
The hallway leads on to the family bathroom with full bath and shower above, sink, wc and bidet, then on further along the hallway to the 4 bedrooms and living room.
Bedroom 1 has tradtional wood flooring and faces east with all day sun, it has wooden internal shutters and french doors that lead onto the balcony
Bedroom 2 again with wooden flooring and high ceilings, french doors onto enclosed balcony
Bedroom 3 this bedroom has a window with internal wooden shutters overlooking the garden facing west
Bedroom 4 with double aspect windows internal wooden shutters, beautiful wooden flooring overlooking the gardens below
The living room has double aspect windows with internal wooden shutters a large fireplace and beautiful wooden effect flooring throughout the fireplace has a marble mantle and brick finish with inverted chimney.
The ground floor is open plan with 2 entrances 1 to the front and the other to the rear and contains the wine making adegas of the property with the original wine press vats and racking, this area could be used to extend the current living space making this a possible 6 bedroom house still with plenty of space or even a self conatined floor quotes for this work are available on request the possibilities are endless.
The house is very neatly decorated keeping the most important original features from the 30s, very well maintained gardens with the possibility to extend the living space onto both floors also room to put a swimming pool on the grounds with the right licences gained.
The gardens of this property include 5000 meters of flat land with well matured plants shrubs and trees, there is a large covered well that would be ideal for an irrigation system or to source the water for a swimming pool.
The university City of Coimbra only a 20 minute drive on the N17 located only minutes away, also only a 5 minute drive into the main town of Vila Nova de Poiares, locally there are several cafes within walking disance and a main bus route along the N17.
There are nice country lanes ideal for walking and cycling as well as local river beaches that have kayaking and watersports in the summer months, The ski mountains 1 hour north in the winter months and golf 1 hour away.
Local river beaches 20 minutes drive
Oporto Airport 1.5 hours drive
Lisbon airport 2 hours drive
The coast 45 minute drive