This Stunning Detached Stone House with three bedrooms, a veranda, land, and space for an above-ground Pool near Lousa in Central Portugal is a must-see. This house is set within its grounds on the edge of a small hamlet only minutes from the nearest village, with a village shop with supermarket, cafes, chemist, petrol station and post office.
The town of Serpins also has a large river beach with a cafe and camping area. The town of Lousa is just a 10-minute drive with extensive amenities, banks, three supermarkets, cafes, a dentist and a doctor's surgery etc. This property is also near to Gois, 15 minutes by car and the city of Coimbra just 25 minutes. This lovely property is set within its grounds and was recently brought back to life, a beautiful, secluded property with almost total privacy, just needing your personal touch. With extra land also available to buy if required, by separate negotiation, this is the dream house with the potential to be a lovely family home. Completely renovated in 2019, exposed stone and cement render make beautiful walls. The interior comprises extensive stonework, insulation, double glazed windows, all with hardwood surround, exposed ceilings and beams, oak doors and wooden flooring. The high ceilings are of a traditional style, using Nordic pine, giving a light, airy feel, and there is still room to make much more of this large property with the adegas underneath the main house. You could use this cellar area for possible accommodation. The entrance to this property is through the driveway leading up to the house. There is room for parking at the front of the property or behind via the back door. The drive sweeps round, and you can drive around the house. To the right is the gently sloping land. Entrance into the house is from the rear or the front veranda; they both lead into the large open plan lounge kitchen with a wood burner. The front door crafted by a local artisan is glazed on either side, allowing even more light into the inner hallway and spacious lounge kitchen. This room has white kitchen base units with a wooden worktop, this lovely room has rustic floor tiles, and two of the walls have exposed stone, keeping the rural country feel to this property. Quality new wood used for the ceiling with exposed beams also adds character. The patio doors lead to the wooden veranda, a very welcome shady spot on a hot summer's day. The porch leads down to the decking area with space for an above ground pool overlooking the gardens and land below, a tranquil and private place to relax. The hallway from the front door leads to the pantry, a storage-utility room with a service sink basin. Next is the bathroom, neutrally decorated and fully tiled with a large shower, sink basin, WC and bidet. Further along, is the main ensuite bedroom with a large window offering uninterrupted views of the front of the property. It has exposed ceiling beams, wooden flooring and an ensuite bathroom with a shower, sink basin, WC and bidet. Bedroom 2 It has partial stone exposed walls, a large window facing the side of the house, wooden flooring, and high ceilings of Nordic pine. Bedroom 3 A large window faces the front of the property overlooking the gardens and the driveway. It has wooden flooring, partially exposed stone walls and high ceilings in Nordic pine. The ground floor The ground floor currently has a separate entrance. It has three divisions that could be a self-contained unit or incorporated into the main house. A covered entrance porch and a nice area to sit and relax. The entrance door leads into the largest of the divisions that would make a great kitchen diner or just a lounge. Next is a slightly smaller room that could be a bedroom. Although there is no window here, it could also be a bathroom for an ensuite. To the back of the property is a wood store or storage area. It has a long wall separating the land surrounding the house with forest behind. This land is also for sale separately. There is also storage space under the front of the property, or it could be a good spot for a garage. Also, here is the gas housing for the hot water. The land has plenty of scope to make a wonderfully landscaped garden, just needing some imagination. Landscaping and a place for a pool have begun. The local area is close to a river beach and gorge, a lovely place with many off-road walks and trails. Lousa 10 minutes Gois 15 minutes Coimbra 25 minutes