3 bedroom villa for sale
Portugal - Penela, Beira Litoral
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- Three en-suite bedrooms
- Beautiful schist village location
- Pool and sun terrace
- Quality finishings throughout
- Garden with fruit trees
This lovely country house has been renovated to a high standard and is located in a beautiful schist village not too far from the medieval town of Penela.
The architecture is a superb blend of traditional and contemporary design created with local materials. The wonderful views to the rear are of the nearby rugged mountain peaks with pine and olive groves. The vistas to the front look down into the wooded valley flanked by eucalyptus trees and green pastures.
The property comes with three en-suite bedrooms, one of which is detached from the house and has its own wood-burner. This bedroom is sited by the swimming pool and rear garden with great views. In the main part of the house are two further en-suite bedrooms. There is a quality, fully-fitted kitchen with appliances. The spacious lounge, with is natural stone walls and wood burner, looks out onto the pool terrace and distant forest.
The property has manicured gardens with lawned areas and fruit trees, including figs, sloes, cherries, almonds, lemons, apples, pears, plums and persimmon and a herb garden. There is a swimming pool and sun terrace taking in the breath-taking scenery.
This is a wonderful property, new to the Internet, that offers a retreat from the hustle of the modern world yet is close enough to modern-day amenities.
The surrounding area is steeped in history and includes Mondego's Castles and fortifications at Coimbra, Lousã, Germanelo, Miranda do Corvo, Montemor-o-Velho, Penela, Pombal, and Soure. There are also the Roman ruins of Alcabideque Castellum, Santiago da Guarda, Conímbriga, Rominha (Alvaiázere) and Rabaçal. Natural Heritage: the Sicó abyss, grottos, algares, waterfalls, caves, river beaches and ridges (Espinhal, Lousã and Sicó)
Distances by car:
Penela 20 minutes, university city of Coimbra 35 minutes, coastal resort of Figueira da Foz 60 minutes and Spain 120 minutes.
Lisbon/Porto airports: 1hr. 40 minutes.