We are very pleased to present this fantastic 3 + 1 bed villa located close to the popular town of Miranda do Corvo. The elevated position of this property makes the most of the stunning views over the hills and valleys of central Portugal.
The villa currently comprises of:
3 bedrooms (2 en-suites)
Storeroom / 4th bedroom
Outdoor kitchen with BBQ area
Covered terraces & various outside seating areas
Garage, covered carport, storeroom
Off road parking
Terraced land/ woodland
This property is detached but not isolated and is set back from a quiet country lane with two separate driveways leading up to off road parking. The house is surrounded by land and terraces which offer privacy and plenty of space to enjoy outdoor entertaining. You can choose a different spot to enjoy the stunning sunsets on offer each evening!
The house is set over 2 floors.
Ground floor: The addition of a new driveway now offers access from the front and back of the property. The main entrance leads in to a good sized hallway with access to a light and airy lounge with 2 sets of patio doors opening out to a veranda to the side of the property. The feature fireplace with a wood burning fire offers an attractive focal point to the room. The kitchen has wooden wall and floor units, granite worktops and a double sink. Additional workspace and storage is provided by a central island. A door from the kitchen leads out to the rear off road parking area and land which extends around the property. The dual aspect dining room has wooden flooring and a door leading through to the hallway with wardrobes for storage. The family bathroom is fully tiled with a corner bath, shower, sink, bidet and WC. The Master bedroom is situated on the ground floor with its own en-suite bathroom which includes a shower, bidet, sink and WC. A wooden open staircase leads up to:
First floor: All the rooms on this floor have vaulted ceilings. The first room is currently in use as a study but could be adapted to create a 5th bedroom. Bedroom 2 is a pretty room with tiled floors and a window with views over the land and woods to the rear. Bedroom 3 is a good sized double with an external door offering private access and a second en-suite bathroom with a shower, sink, bidet and WC. Bedroom 4 is currently in use as a storeroom but could be adapted to provide further accommodation. The spacious upper hallway has plenty of room to install a small kitchenette which if required could create the possibility of self-contained accommodation with private access from bedroom 3.
The house is double glazed throughout; heating is provided by Economy 7 storage heaters and supported by the wood burning fire which is fitted with an electric fan. The house is beautifully presented both inside and out. The furniture is available by separate negotiation.
Exterior areas: Directly outside the front entrance you have a pleasant covered seating area with stunning views over the surrounding countryside. The land to the front and side of the property is paved and leads to a fantastic outdoor kitchen area with feature schist stone walls, BBQ, oven, gas hob and fridge-freezer. This covered area provides plenty of space for al-fresco dining and year round entertaining. A further covered seating area offers a pretty, private space to enjoy the mature shrubs and flowering plants around the side and rear of the property. There is a good variety of trees around the garden including orange, cherry and olive. The land extends into woodland to the rear; there are 2 water storage tanks, the larger could be adapted and used as a plunge pool!
The garage, storeroom and covered car port are located below the main house. There are 2 separate entrances to the property and plenty of off road parking. The closest cafe is a ten minute walk down a quiet country lane in front of the house which leads on to a woodland track to the small village of Tabuas with a bar/ cafe.
The closest everyday facilities are located in popular town of Miranda do Corvo which is a 5 minute drive from the house. Miranda has several supermarkets, cafes, restaurants, banks, farmers market, cinema, schools, health centre, vets etc. The areas around the property are popular with tourists in search of the natural beauty and countryside of central Portugal region. For those in search of more adventure you have the hills of Serra da Lousã which provides opportunities for mountain biking, hiking and paragliding. The fresh water river beaches offer a more relaxing way to spend your time swimming and canoeing. The many restaurants in the area offer regional dishes using local produce at great prices. The popular town of Lousã is 15 minutes away and the famous University City of Coimbra is an easy 20 minute drive.
Porto: 1 hour 30 minutes
Lisbon: 2 hours
Beaches: 1 hour
Golf: 25 minutes
Energy Rating: D