Lovely 2 Bedroom stone Farmhouse with barn and glamping tent near Vila Nova de Poiares in Central Portugal.
This lovely stone farmhouse was totally renovated in 2007 and now has insulated walls and ceilings, it has a wood burner with central heating, a lovely wooden veranda overlooking the valleys below, wonderful views and 1 ensuite bedroom.
The Farmhouse is situated in an elevated position in a small village just 5 minutes from the Market town of Vila Nova de Poiares, which has all everyday amenities and lots to do including gymnasium swimming baths and go-kart track and bowling alley.
The house is stone built with thick walls giving a nice cosy feel, keeping toast warm in the winter and cool in the summer there is ample parking and nice quirky gardens.
Entrance to the property is either through double drive gates or through a walkway entrance to the house to the front door.
The front door enters the house into the open plan lounge and kitchen which has a real wood ceiling with exposed beams this has insulation above, also there is stone exposed in places giving a nice cottage feel to the house, the lounge has an enclosed wood burner that feeds the central heating system and also has windows with wooden internal shutters which are original to the house and stone window surround, the lounge also has french doors that lead out to the lovely wooden veranda overlooking the gardens and land below.
The kitchen has wooden fitted base and wall units with dark worktops again fitting the feel of a country cottage with windows overlooking the side of the property also a wood burning stove serves well in this country cottage giving warmth and cooking at the same time.
A lovely wooden veranda overlooks the courtyard gardens and land below with a lovely scented jasmine climbing up the pillar of the veranda, a lovely spot to sit out and eat alfresco or just to take in the peace and tranquility with original stone steps that lead down to the gardens.
An internal wooden staircase with wooden balustrades leads down to the ground floor where there are 2 bedrooms one of which has an ensuite,
The first bedroom has ample space to be a double bedroom and also has an ensuite bathroom with bath, sink basin and vanity unit, wc, it is neutrally decorated to suit most tastes.
The second bedroom is also a double room with patio doors to the gardens, also a private bathroom with shower, sink basin with vanity unit and wc.
On this floor is also the utility room with a water heater one for electric and the other by gas, also room for washing machine etc if wanted.
The courtyard gardens are very quirky with pathways and flower beds leading in different directions throughout the gardens, with mature native shrubs and plants, the gardens lead to the glamping tent which has a wc area and kitchen area, beyond this is land and just nice quiet peaceful land.
The gardens have some fruit trees including, peach and cherry.
There are double gates that also lead into the courtyard garden from the side of the house through double wooden gates and stone arch, this area can be used as a driveway or for a shaded eating area.
Behind the main garden is a second area with a glamping tent and outside kitchen area so visitors and have their own space, or for tourism renting obviously with the right licences gained by the local council.
The surroundings of this lovely property is a small farming village with pretty views and off road tracks ideal for dog walking, cycling, horse riding and much more just 5 minutes to the local cafes and restaurants, of the market town of Vila Nova de Poiares which hosts a weekly market selling fresh fruit and vegetable fish and bread and everything you can think of, local swimming baths built in to the rock at Fraga a local attraction for many people who like a band on a friday night or just to sit in a tranquil setting or a nice swim pools vary in size so great for kids at different swimming levels
A great Farmhouse just waiting for your visit.
Vila Nova de Poiares 5 minutes
Lousa 15 minutes
Coimbra 30 minutes
Lisbon 2 hours