Located very close to the centre of the popular market town of Vila Nova de Poiares in central Portugal, this attractive property has recently been refurbished to offer wheel chair access throughout and is ideal for anyone looking for a single storey house with character.
The property currently consists of:
2 reception rooms
2 double bedrooms + study
Wood & garden stores
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Access to the property is through double gates which open into a good sized pretty, private walled garden with a variety trees and mature shrubs. A door from the garden leads directly into a large lounge (4m x 4.6m) with a vaulted ceiling and partially tiled walls. Windows along one wall offer plenty of natural light.
The family bathroom (2m x 2.8m) has recently been refurbished to a very high standard and includes a walk-in shower, sink unit, bidet & WC. An exposed stone wall offers character and warmth.
The main kitchen (4m x 3.5m) has also recently been up-dated with attractive cream wooden wall & floor units, granite worktops with an integrated gas hob & electric oven. The kitchen features exposed stone walls, heavy wooden beams and a brick built breakfast bar. The floors are partially tiled with modern wood effect tiles. Sky lights and a window overlooking the private garden offer plenty of natural light. The house has recently been adapted for wheel chair use and flows well. The second reception room (4.5m x 6m) is located next to the kitchen and features a wood burning stove with brick fire surround and hearth. Windows look out to the front of the property with ornate railings and colourful window boxes.
Doors lead from the second reception into the first double bedroom (3.6m x 2.6m) with a window to the front, laminate floors and exposed stone walls. A further room next door is currently used as an art studio (4m x 2.6m) but would make a great study with feature stone wall and sky light. A door leads back in to the main lounge.
A further door from the main lounge leads into a second kitchen/ utility room (2.5m x 3m) with plumbing for a washing machine, sink unit and further storage cupboards. There are windows along one wall and a door leading out to the garden. A further bathroom (1.5m x 2m) is located between the lounge and master bedroom. The current owners have refurbished most of the property however there are options to create an en-suite if required.
The large master bedroom (5m x 7m) is located at the back of the property and features an attractive vaulted wooden ceiling and tiled floors throughout. Windows over look the garden and double patio doors open out to a private seating area shaded by a mature kiwi vine.
Although the house is located in a residential area the pretty walled garden feels quite private and offers the perfect place to relax. The low maintenance outside space has a combination of grassed, decked and paved areas with plenty of options to enjoy alfresco dining. The garden and house are all on one level with easy vehicle access for 2 cars through double gates into a covered off road parking area shaded by a further mature kiwi vine. There is a wood shed and separate storage room are at the rear of the garden.
The house is located close to the old town of Vila Nova de Poiares where you will find all the usual local amenities including schools, banks, supermarkets, restaurants, cafes, weekly outdoor market, sports hall, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a bus station with regular services to Coimbra and the surrounding towns and villages.
The surrounding area offers fantastic dog walks and cycle tracks through beautiful forests. There are also a number of very pretty river beaches to cool off during the warm summer months. The famous University City of Coimbra is an easy 30 minute drive.
Lousã: 15 minutes
Miranda do Corvo: 30 minutes
Golf: 30 minutes
Coast: 1 hour
Porto: 1.5 hours
Lisbon: 2.5 hours
ENERGY CERT: C