We are pleased to bring you this beautifully presented property which is full of character with a quality interior usually only seen in magazines! Don't miss the wonderful opportunity to own this charming house located in a pretty village, close to the riverside town of Gois. This area is a popular location for rural tourists in search of the natural beauty of central Portugal.
The property currently consists of:
Kitchen + kitchenette
2 further divisions
Covered outdoor kitchen
Land with fruit trees and well
The property is located in a small, friendly village with access to the front and rear. The main entrance is at the front with wooden doors opening in to the ground and first floor accommodation.
The front door opens in to an attractive staircase with a door to the right leading into the first double bedroom which is full of character, with exposed stone walls beamed ceiling and wooden floors. To the left of the stairs you will find a beautiful bathroom with a free-standing bath and up-cycled sink unit. A further door leads through to a bar with more exposed stone walls, beamed ceilings, re-claimed stone floors and original wooden wine barrels. Many of the features have been restored by the current owners who have created a designer 'shabby chic' finish throughout. The dining room is located at the rear with more exposed stone walls, a wood burning stove and patio doors leading out to the courtyard and gardens. There are 2 further divisions on the ground floor which could be incorporated to extend the existing accommodation. Just outside the dining room there is a useful workshop which has plumbing for a further bathroom. This property has been restored to a high standard with care and attention to detail but offers further opportunity for the new owners to extend and adapt the existing living space.
The attractive internal staircase leads up to the second bedroom which has the original wooden floors and ceiling. The hallway extends round to the rear of the property into the original kitchen/ pantry with wood burning stove and original storage units. Stable style doors opens out to the upper terrace with views to the side and rear, shade is provided through the summer months by a mature grapevine which covers the wooden pergola. There are a further 3 rooms including the family bathroom with a bath/ shower, sink and WC. The study has wooden floors and ceilings and the main kitchen at the rear has a free-standing stove, large range cooker and window seats with views over the land and surrounding countryside. The kitchen is light and airy; a stable style door opens to steps which lead down to the courtyard. The hallway extends round to a good sized utility room with plumbing for a washing machine and plenty of storage. Further doors lead to the pretty third bedroom and walk-in closet. The stylish lounge is situated at the front of the property with windows to the front and side.
The interior of this property has been restored to a very high standard retaining plenty of original features with the addition of up-cycled furniture which adds to the charm and character. The property has a new insulated roof, replacement windows; the hot water boiler is powered by bottled gas which also supplies the range cooker. The house has mains electric and a fosse tank for drainage. Telephone and fibre optic internet are connected.
To the rear of the property there are courtyards, a small pond and a covered outdoor kitchen/ BBQ area with seating. A further open area offers space to enjoy the year round sunshine. The gravelled driveway leads down to an off road parking area and 350m2 of flat land with a well and various fruit trees including plums, figs, apple, pear and nectarine. The numerous olive trees provided 40 litres of Olive oil last year and the current owners produced 120 litres of wine from their grape vines.
The properties to the left and right of the property are both for sale by separate negotiation. The property to the right includes a house, garage and land and has been offered to the current owners for 10,000€.
The house is located in a small, friendly village with neighbours close by but still retains a feeling of privacy. The village has a lively social club, church and riverside/ woodland walks. The popular town of Gois is approximately 4 kms away and offers all your everyday facilities including schools, supermarkets, banks, cash points and health centre. The river beaches provide safe bathing areas throughout the summer and the river is popular for canoeing and swimming. There are lots of cafes and bars for socialising and the annual motorbike festival attracts visitors from around the world.
Lousa: 15 minutes
Coimbra: 45 minutes
Porto: 2 hours
Lisbon: 2 hours 30 minutes
ENERGY CERTIFICATE: (in process)
PRICE: 120,000€ / £106,000 (February 2018)