Character Restoration of a Traditional Farmhouse
Three bedrooms, 1 in self contained Flat
Two Ensuite & One Family Bathrooms
Spacious, bright and airy
Craftsman made and fitted Oak Kitchen
Wood burning room heater
Edge of village location with nice views
Satellite tv and internet available
Local minimarket, butchers and bars
Doctors and Medical centre approx 6 klms
Situated at the end of the lane, 200 metres from the village, and next to a Pine and Eucalyptus forest sits this tastefully restored farmhouse.
The house benefits from a large split level Lounge/diner with french doors, on one side leading to a small veranda and the other side to the courtyard (50.67 m/2).
The Kitchen is large with an Island in its centre and has carpenter made and fitted oak cupboards on two sides, all with granite work tops. (19.2 m/2)
The Master Bedroom is large with windows to two aspects, it has en-suite shower and toilet and a large walk in wardrobe. (29.39 m/2)
The Second Bedroom is of a good double size . (14.56 m/2)
A Family bathroom is off the lounge and comprises bath, pedestal basin, bidet & low level w.c. . (4.96 m/2)
Across the courtyard and upstairs is a separate annexe with entrance lobby, large double bedroom with en-suite shower and toilet. (18.77 m/2) and its own outside terrace (13.5 m/2 ) above the garage.
French doors from the rear of the lounge lead into a enclosed private courtyard, behind which is the garage which usually houses a car, 6 cubic metres of firewood, various tools and a overflow fridge for summer drinks.
Below the master bedroom is an Adega ( Wine cellar ) which is used as a utility room, workshop and storage area. It includes Washing Machine and Chest Freezer
The Garden comprises of 5 terraces which have fruit trees and are mainly grass.
The Village is small but has an Association de Sportive, three small bars, a mini market and two small shops. The Butchers shop is at the crossroads at the end of our lane, The Doctors is in the next village in a new purpose built Health Centre . There are a few Dutch, English, Belgium and Germans living around the area.
It is about 3 minutes drive to the IP3 main Road and then 20 minutes drive to Coimbra, Portugals third largest city and oldest university town, her you will find many shops, much culture ,history and life. It is a beautiful city on the Modego river, the University and Old town , in particular, with its narrow streets full of character.
We are about 40 minutes drive to the Atlantic coast and are situated between two rivers The Alva and The Mondego, so there are river beaches to walk or drive to. During the summer months you can hire canoes and go down the Mondego close to Coimbra.
Skiing is available in the Estrella's during the winter with natural snow when it arrives or on two artificial runs, Approximately one and a half hours drive.