6 bedroom AL Property in the xisto mountains of Penela with stunning views in Central Portugal
Located in the Schist Village of Ferraria de S. João, in the municipality of Penela, Casa do Zé Sapateiro was fully restored and prepared to receive up to ten occupants in a caring and familiar environment.
Traditional, rustic decor is combined with modern comforts including free Wi-Fi.
Sharing the kitchen, the living room and an interior patio, visitors can choose one of the 4 double rooms or the suite, all equipped with a private bathroom.
At the reception, an old maize mill recalls the daily life of other times.
Leisure activities in the area include canoeing, hiking and mountain biking.
This stunning property hosts everything traditional and modern that you could need for a stay in the xisto mountains of Central Portugal the property consists of 5 bedrooms usually only 4 rented as the owners also currently use one.
Entrance Into the reception area has exposed stone walls and schist slate flooring and a staircase leads to the first floor where there are bedrooms and a lounge area.
The Lounge area has a wood burning stove, windows that look over the mountains and wooden flooring. It is a cozy room ideal for a nightcap before retiring to the lovely bedrooms.
All bedrooms are en suite
The first bedroom is a twin room with exposed stone walls and traditional windows overlooking the mountainside. It has an ensuite with sink basin wc and shower.
A double bedroom with exposed stone walls, schist floors and ensuite bathroom consisting of shower , sink basin and wc.
A wooden staircase leads down to the ground floor with more bedrooms
On the ground floor
This bedroom is a twin room with exposed stone walls, exposed wooden beam ceiling carpeted flooring, complete with en suite which again has shower unit sink basin and wc.
A second Lounge on the ground floor has an open fireplace with chimney breast, high wooden ceilings and traditional stone throughout.
The kitchen is modern in burgundy with wall and base units, hob with extractor fan, sink drainer, and dishwasher.
Another room with a traditional bread oven ideal for cooking pizzas, stews and meats. Steps Lead Up to the annex.
A private courtyard has a lovely space to sit on a summer's day with views of the mountains, what more could you want?
Bedroom 4 is in the separate annex with double bedroom en suite bathroom and lounge
Also a triple room ideal for larger families.
A double room with sofa bed on the lower level with ensuite bathroom, this room has exposed stone walls, a lovely haven with great views.
Land behind the house is a great space for a garden, perhaps for a pool or to grow vegetables or just a flower garden in the hills with the heavenly views of the world below.
The surrounding area has much see and to do, there are lots of nature walks amongst the hills of Penela ideal also for cycling, here nature is at its best and an ideal spot to relax in the sun have a picnic, take a stroll be in the calm of the hills but also near to the town of Penela for all everyday amenities, The history in this region is in abundance perhaps visit the castle of Penela or the famous third largest city of Coimbra not too far away boasting lots of historic buildings, botanical gardens or a trip around the city in a tuktuk.
Penela 10-15 minutes
Coimbra 30 minutes