Tastefully renovated three bedroom stone cottage near Ansião
A detached three bedroom stone cottage, in a peaceful location on a quiet country lane, has been tastefully renovated by the current owners.
A metal gate opens onto a walled courtyard that leads to a vestibule with double glazed windows and door. The vestibule ( 4.6 m x 1.6 m)has a tiled floor and wooden beams. To the right is a converted barn which now boasts two bedrooms and a shower room. Straight ahead a door leads into the main house.
The door into the main house opens into a dining room (3 m x 4.2 m) with oak effect laminate flooring and original beamed ceiling. There is a log burner in the corner giving a very cosy feel to the room. To the left a door leads to a third reception room ( 4 m x 2.6 m) currently a Bar. The bar has an oak counter set on two large barrels. There is oak effect laminate flooring, original beams and a deep-set window with shutters.
The dining room leads into a cosy lounge (3.2 m x 3.2 m) which also has a log burner. The lounge has a tiled floor, two deep set windows, a door leading to the outside and a door to the kitchen. The kitchen has an open fire, tiled floor and tiled walls. There is a good range of base units with wooden doors and granite work tops with shelving above.
From the dining room a wooden spiral staircase leads to a very large master bedroom with open bathroom (4.8 m x 6.1 m). This amazing room has wooden floor boards which have been limed and a high vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. There is a bath with shower over, wc and a basin set on a wooden vanity unit. From the bedroom a door leads onto a beautiful roof garden with lovely views over the surrounding countryside.
In the barn are two large double bedrooms with exposed stone features and calçadas floors. They have lovely wooden ceilings with beams and wall lights are features in both rooms. The largest room (4.9 m x 3.5 m) has a door leading to the rear garden. In the barn is also a shower room with tiled floor and walls (1 m x 2.5 m).
Outside is a laundry room with plumbing for a washing machine. There is a large workshop/man cave.
The land comprises of two terraces. On the top terrace is a threshing circle which makes a great entertainment area. A pebble path and step lead down to the lower terrace where there are two dog kennels. There is a pebble driveway to one side of the property and steps down from the road to the garden on the other. There are two wells and the property is enclosed by old stone walls. There are numerous trees on the property including olive, orange and walnut. The views over the surrounding countryside are lovely.
The property is about a five minute drive to the market town of Ansião where there is everything for day to day living. The IC8 leads to the A1 and A13 motorways providing fast access to Lisbon, Porto, Tomar and Coimbra.