This traditional, character cottage retains many original features including, heavy wooden doors, internal shutters, thick stone walls, tiled floors and beamed ceilings. The property is currently used for holiday accommodation but would make a wonderful, cosy home. The house is located in a quiet, friendly village with views over a pretty stream and surrounding countryside.
The property currently consists of 2 self-contained floors with balconies overlooking a private, cobbled courtyard (5.5m x 10m) with a BBQ, bread oven and space for parking.
The house currently comprises:
2 reception rooms
Ground floor: Slate steps lead from the courtyard up to the ground floor balcony with a small storage area. The lounge (4.8m x 3.5m) is tiled throughout, heating is provided by a wood burning stove. The original stone walls and pine cladding create a cosy feel to the room. There is a double bedroom (3.2m x 3.5m) off the lounge and a wine store (3.2m x 1.5m). The kitchenette (1.9m x 2.2m) has a marble sink, wall and floor units and plumbing for a washing machine. Hot water is provided by a gas boiler. The compact bathroom (1.5m x 1.3m) includes a modern corner shower, WC, bidet and sink unit. There is a further door opening on to the balcony.
First floor: Slate steps lead up to the first floor covered balcony (2m x 4.5m) with great views and access to the second reception room. (5.3m x 5.5m) This lovely, dual aspect room is full of character and charm with stone walls, vaulted beamed ceiling and tiled floors. A second wood burning fire provides the heating and curtains provide a division for 2 sleeping areas (1.5m), one has bunk beds the other a double bed. A wooden staircase leads up to more storage above. The upper kitchenette (2.8m x 4.2m) includes a traditional bread oven and chimney ideal for cooking pizzas or the local speciality, Chanfana (goat stew). There is a marble sink and wooden wall and floor units. A further door leads into the second bathroom (2m x 2.4m) which includes a bath with shower, bidet, sink and WC.
The house is connected to electric and water. The property currently has a fosse tank but mains drainage is available in the village. Telephone and internet is also available locally.
The house is sold fully furnished.
The house is located in a quiet village with neighbours close by but feels very private in the partly covered courtyard which includes a raised flower bed.
This charming stone cottage would make a wonderful, cosy home or a "lock up and leave” summer home/ holiday rental unit. The village of Serpins is a 5 minute walk from the property and offers good local amenities including a post office, petrol station, ATM, supermarket, weekly fish market, bakeries, cafes and pharmacy. This area is growing in popularity with a number of beautiful river beaches close by providing safe, fresh water swimming pools, café’s and bars, an ideal location for rural tourism.
The large town of Lousã is 10 minutess away and offers a great selection of supermarkets, restaurants, schools, banks, vets a medical centre and sports facilities.
Coimbra: 40 minutes
Golf: 40 minutes
Beach: 60 minutes
Porto: 90 minutes
Lisbon: 120 minutes
ENERGY RATING: TBC