This impressive four bedroomed detached house with a heated swimming pool and 7000 square metres of land is situated on the edge of a quiet village just 15 minutes from the market town of Ansião. The property is walking distance from a café and a small village with shops.
The property is accessed via a tarmac lane and is the last house. The tarmac road leads to a track which runs through the countryside to fields and woodland. The house is set back from the road and a set of double gates open onto a gravel parking area where there is room for several cars. A pedestrian gate opens onto a calçada footpath that leads to the front door and a further set of double gates, which can be remotely operated, open onto a calçada driveway which leads to the garage.
The front door opens into a light and airy hallway (7.67m x 3.78m) which leads to the lounge, kitchen, ground floor bedroom and bathroom. There is an under stairs storage cupboard. Stairs lead to the first floor.
Glazed doors open into the lounge (7.77m x 7.65m) which has a log fire set in a stone fireplace. There are two sets of patio doors, one opening onto the terrace that runs along the front of the property and the other opening onto steps that lead down to the garden.
The kitchen (4m x 7.6m) has a good range of base units with granite worktops and cupboards above. There is a dishwasher, electric oven, combination oven (NEFF) and a gas hob with extractor above. The kitchen benefits from an island with feature lighting above. Two sets of doors lead onto the veranda at the back of the house and a door leads into the utility room (1.75m x 4m) which has a granite work top and space below for appliances. There is plumbing for a washing machine. Above the worktop is a good range of cupboards.
The downstairs bathroom (2.9m x2.66m) has a bath with shower over and a shower screen. There is a WC and a vanity unit with ceramic basin and mirror above and a ladder towel rail. The bathroom has full height wall tiles and a tiled floor.
The downstairs bedroom (4.64m x 4.10m) has built in wardrobes and doors to the front terrace.
Polished stone stairs lead to the first floor where there are three further bedrooms, the master having and ensuite, and a family bathroom.
Bedroom 2 (4.1m x 5.68m) which has fitted wardrobes and bedroom 3 (4.42m x 4.95m) both have double doors that open onto the balcony that runs around three sides of the property. The family bathroom (3.25m x 2.56m) has a large shower with glass cubicle, WC, bidet, vanity unit with ceramic basin and mirror above and a ladder towel rail. There is full height wall tiling and a tiled floor.
The Master suite (4.07m x 8.12m) has doors opening onto the balcony and window that overlook the back garden. There are built in wardrobes. The bathroom (2.16m x 3.97m) has a large walk in shower, a vanity unit with glass basin and mirror with lights above. A ladder towel rail. There is full height tiling and a tiled floor.
The property has central heating with radiators/ towel rails in all rooms. All windows and doors are double glazed and have electric shutters. There are insect screens on all window. The property has a central vacuuming system. It is pre-installed for air conditioning. There is light oak woodwork throughout the property. Downstairs all floors are tiled and upstairs the landing and bedroom have wood laminate flooring.
From the veranda at the back of the property a door opens into the garage which has a tiled floor and electric doors. The pellet central heating boiler is housed here together with the solar hot water tank with back up electric heater. A cold-water storage tank with filters and pump provide water with good pressure to the house.
Outside there are easy maintenance gardens surrounding the house. There is a raised flower bed running along the back of the property. To the side of the property are raised vegetable beds. A path runs across a lawn with cork oak trees down to the heated swimming pool (10m x 5). A sun terrace surrounds the pool. There is a pool house which houses the pump etc and is also storage for logs for the house. There is a wooden garage currently used a storage. The property has olive trees and fruit trees. A gate opens onto the rest of the land which is kept in a natural state.
Properties of this quality rarely come onto the market. There is the potential to develop a tourism business here as the land is categorised as urban.
The property is well situated being just 20 minutes from the A1 and A13 motorways which provide fast access to Lisbon and Porto, 35 minutes from Coimbra and 15 minutes from Ansião and Pombal.