5 bedroom detached house for sale
Portugal - Penela, Beira Litoral
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- 635m2 plot size
- Quiet village location
- Walking distance to village taverna
- Character property with original features
- Potential for rental income
This property has been restored to a very high standard and incorporates many original features. The property boasts 5 bedrooms, all of which are very different as the property has been developed over many years. The "Casa" is independent from the neighbours with mature gardens filled with fruit and olive trees to 3 elevations. Access to the property is good via a quiet, tarmac lane which is illuminated at night.
The main entrance to the property is via the double doors that open into the large open-plan lounge that has also has kitchen and dining areas. This is a lovely room with lots of natural light from the French doors that open onto the garden. The lounge also has a traditional Portuguese fireplace with a wood burner stove and bread oven that has been well preserved. The kitchen has quality bespoke units and includes the white goods and appliances in the sale price. To the rear of the main living area is the part of the property mainly reserved for visiting family or friends. This area consists of a double bedroom, single bedroom, large bathroom with shower unit, hall with door to storage room and a door that leads to the garden. This area could quite easily be turned into separate living area for holiday rentals or second generation family members.
At the opposite side of the main lounge are steps that take you into the front part of the property that has a spacious room with doors that open onto the garden. This room used to be used as an art studio and has a storeroom and stairs leading to the 1st floor. The room could be used as an office or second lounge and is heated by a wood burner fire for the winter months.
The stairs rise to a landing area from where you can access the family-sized bathroom that has a large bath, wash hand basin, WC, overhead shower to the bath and is heated by an electric towel rail. It is here that you will also find two single bedrooms and a double bedroom all with superb wooden ceilings in different geometric designs. There is a door on this floor leading to a very private terrace to the rear with stairs to the garden and small olive orchard.
This wonderful property shows how the house has evolved over the past 70 years or so and is in great condition. There is plenty of space for off road parking at the rear and room for a pool.
The nearby village taverna is a 10 minute walk where you can enjoy dining inside the establishment or eating alfresco on the terrace with nice views of the village. The taverna also carries a small selection of groceries to save the villagers a trip into town. The property has good internet and is connected to both mains electric and water and has a septic tank.
Distances by car:
Penela 10 minutes, Avelar, 10 minutes, Ansiao 15 minutes, City of Coimbra 25 minutes, Figueira da Foz 55 minutes.
- Porto (INTERNATIONAL), 84.7 miles
- Lisbon (INTERNATIONAL), 96.2 miles
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