Detached 4 Bedroom Character Cottage with gardens and Pool near Lousa in Central portugal.
This wonderful Cottage previously used for Family functions has lots of Character it has 4 Bedrooms Large Gardens with Function room, outside Kitchen area for catering, above Ground Pool and is set in a quiet Location within walking distance of river beaches just 5 Minutes from the town of Lousa.
This house boasts character from the time you walk through the gates, you are greeted with an open plan hallway with wooden staircase, large bedrooms and great views.
Entrance to this property is through either gates into the front courtyard or through double drive gates to the side of the property also here is a second walking access gate .
To the left of the entrance courtyard is a garage currently used as a utility room and wood store.
Entrance from the courtyard leads to the front door into the open plan hallway with fantastic wooden staircase and balustrades, there are several rooms from the entrance hall on the ground floor, to the right a living room with salamandra wood burner and triple aspect windows looking to the front and sides of the property, there is also a bedroom with built in wardrobes and bathroom with shower, wc and sink basin.
Also on this floor is the storeroom currently for wine storage etc.
A country kitchen with granite work surfaces and cupboard space leads into the dining room with brick fireplace wooden mantle and chimney breast, from here a door leads into the large function room set up for functions.
Patio doors leads to the back of the property to the covered patio area that runs the width of the house this then leads to the BBQ area and gardens.
The upper floor
The wooden staircase leads up to the 1st floor onto a large landing overlooking the entrance hall the first bedroom a double with full length built in wardrobes and windows to the back of the house, the 2nd bedroom again with windows to the rear of the house also has built in wardrobes, a 3rd double bedroom with built in wardrobes aand a bathroom with large shower, wc and sink basin, further along into the upstairs lounge and dining rooms with again triple aspect windows so very nice with natural light, all windows have external blinds or wooden shutters, there is also air conditioning in the lounge from here a door leads out to a balcony overlooking the entrance patio.
To the rear of the property are the gardens so from the back door there is a covered patio and BBQ area with built in BBQ this is an enclosed area separate from the rest of the gardens ideal for alfreco dining it is separated by a low wall with an opening in the middle which then leads into the gardens at the back of the house, there are many fruit trees and established shrubs and trees.
An above ground swimming pool takes centre place in the garden this area is mainly laid to lawn with flower beds.
The outside kitchen and annexes give ideal room in the gardens for shade and arranging food for functions this area is private and the walled gardens alike has a private feel to it.
There is a gated driveway to the side of the house that runs the length of the gardens,
Also on the other side of the house is the garage with door to the front patio, adjacent to the property there is also a covered carport for 2 cars.
The local area is very quiet the house is on a quiet country lane with a river nearby within walking distance to a cafe and river beach.
The nearest town is Lousa and is just a 5 minute drive, this town has all amenities Banks 3 Supermarkets Schools and Cinema, there are lots of activities in Lousa swimming baths, off road cycling trails and a large historic area.
Coimbra 20 minutes
Lisbon 2 hours