This charming, 2 bedroom property is situated in a quiet country hamlet, set back in the hills close to Castaneira da Pera. The house has been tastefully restored and is in excellent order throughout. The property comprises of two bedrooms, one with an en-suite, a sitting room, a kitchen/diner and a private terrace. It also benefits from a large courtyard, an outside utility room, 2 store rooms, which could be converted, and a workshop. There is also a BBQ area with bread oven and a traditional distillery.
The house consists of:
Guest bedroom with en-suite.
Store rooms x 2
BBQ area with bread oven and traditional distillery (with working still)
The front of the property is walled from the road with access through a set of large black iron gates which leads into a large court yard. This is a fantastic area which is covered by ancient vines that dapple the courtyard from the hot summer days, perfect for entertaining or just relaxing.
The main house is on the first floor, there a kitchen/ diner, a shower room, sitting room with a bedroom off to one side. Leading from the kitchen is a private terrace with a panoramic view. The guest bedroom with en suite bathroom is on the ground floor below with french windows overlooking the court yard, The adega has not been touched by the current owners and is still in its original layout. Also, on the ground floor is the utility room and a room which is the wood store.
Leaving the courtyard to the back of the house, there is another space for entertaining, with a BBQ area and bread oven. Included in this roofed area there is a fully working distillery. Which, once a year is enjoyed by the village for making the traditional local drink called Aguadente. There is a workshop and vegetable garden with established fruit trees.
The property is located in a small, rural hamlet close to Castanheira de Pera, where there are schools, banks, vets, supermarkets, a large weekly farmers market, a famous outdoor swimming pool with a wave machine called Praia de Roches and plenty of river beaches Lisbon and Porto is around 2 hours away and Coimbra, Portugal's third biggest city is around 35 minutes away, the seaside is around a 50 minute drive.