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4 Bedroom Country House

€155,000 | Carregal Cimerio, Leiria, Portugal | 4 Bedrooms | 175 sqm


  • Private River- turns a wheel to generate power
  • 15.000 sqm fertile soil
  • 3.000sqm forest - logs for the fire
  • Fruit and Nut tress 400meters of grape vines
  • South Facing
  • Private not isolated- Walking distance to 3 small villages
  • Old features restored-Arty and Creative unique feel to the house
  • Double glazing through out.
  • Out buiding to restore..


A newly renovated 3/4 bedroom house. One section of the house is on 1 floor, and the other section is over 2 floors 175sqm in total.
The property sits on 15.000sqm of land, with a private river.
The land was a large rich farm, with goats , sheep and horses. They made wine, from 400 meters of 2 different grapes. Farmed corn, grinned the corn by using the steel wheel which turns by the the pressure of the water. Baked corn bread in outside stone oven. They made cheese.. harvests fruits, nuts, olives and make their own olive oil and chopped there own wood for the log fire.
Around the house and the land
The house is on a quite Calder sack, a no through road. Shared with only 2 other houses, one is not habitual. Set In a quite tranquil setting, which is very private but not isolated. The house is south facing, with amazing views down to the valley. Enjoy a country walk, to 3 small quaint hamlets where you will find a shop, bar and café.
Description of land
15.000sqm of fertile land. 1 enormous meadow right next to the river. 3.000sqm slopping land is with pine forest, to be chopped for the log burner.
River runs the hole length of the land, and flows all year around.
It enters the land and splits into 2 rivers. Oneis were we have created a natural swimming bath. Two The the river falls into a water hole which operates a steel wheel, to generate power.
The water from the river, is pumped and stored into 2 tanks, and gravity fed for house and land daily use.

Adjacent to the house, is a stone walled area, 45sqm Patio which is on the title deeds (this could easily be made into an annex). With oak trees to bring summer shade and an old restored stone bread/pizza oven.

Variety of fruit and nut trees. Plum, apple, cherry, quince, 30 olive trees, pear, chestnut, oak, cork oak, pine, and 400 meters of mature grape vines.

150sqm high fenced animal pen..

The property has a Typography report (satellite map) which is registered at the Camera. (Government office) To show the foot print of the house, and patio area, and the boundaries of the land. The boundaries of the land have been walked, typography has been signed by the neighbors and the lawyer. There will never to be a dispute over who owns the land.

In the pine forest, there are 2 terraces for caravans/mobile homes . A stone track has been made for easier access. Water supply and an outside toilet.

The House
All windows and doors are metal squared paneled double glazed, with marble window seals through out. Paying special attention to restore the stone work and traditional features throughout the house.

KITCHEN/DINNER- Large room, with beautiful natural rounded high beam ceiling. Teak breakfast bar,. A large wooden stable door, with restored French doors leading to the lounge.

LOUNGE Large. Old natural stone walls displayed, French double doors leading onto the outside patio. Which is south facing. Installed is a free standing log burner.

BEDROOM 1. Large double room door onto balcony, over looking the walled court yard, and down to the valley. Installed is the flue, from the log burner, to heat bedroom. The marble window seal, sits as a top for a beautiful wooden shelving unit.

BEDROOM 2. Large double room. Again we have restored the old features, a stone window seat ect. French door leading onto the balcony which looks over the walled court yard, and down to the valley.. Large storage cupboard.

BEDROOM 3. Large double room (ground level) Door leading out into your walled patio area.

BEDROOM 4/STUDY/GAMES ROOM – Beautiful stone window seat, with round high ceiling beams. Old wall compartment restored for a book shelve.

BATHROOM. with separate shower cubical. Hand painted round sink selected Spain.

Very well located for access to main motorways and roads (IC8, A13, A1 etc. )
2 kilometer to the quaint town of Castanheira de Pera, where you find banks, post office, weekly market, shops, 2 river beeches, water fall. library, sports center. Doctors, hospital. Praia de Rocha the largest outdoor wave machine swimming pool in Europe (see you tube)

25 minutes to Pombal (nearest train station)
30 minutes to Tomar.
25 minutes to Coimbra.
2 hours to Lisbon airport
2 hours to Porto airport
The nearest beach is only 40 minutes away.

Phone line is connected with fast internet.
Electric connected, we use the river for our water. Although town water runs, right next to the house and is available upon request.

Excellent rental opportunities..500euros pcm and 500euros holiday lets per week.



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