Mortágua, Viseu


  • Villa
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Reception rooms: 2
  • Property size: 350 sqm
  • Land size: 1000 sqm
  • Year built: 2008
  • 3 stunning characterful properties in quiet countryside location yet close to all amenities
  • 1000 m2 plot, fully enclosed and private with electric gates to main entrance
  • Beautiful gardens with numerous fruit and olive trees, ornamental fish pond with stone cascade
  • Beautiful pool area with open and shaded seating and built-in stone BBQ
  • Each house has its own access, parking and private tranquil terrace
  • All mains’ services, internet, borehole and satellite dish for English TV
  • Fully insulated with double glazed Climalit™ windows throughout
  • Possible Holiday rental business opportunity
  • Barn and Lodge come fully furnished
  • Hiking, Golf, Canoeing, fishing, river beaches, cafes, restaurants, shops all local, 1 hour to coast


Located at the edge of a quiet village the fully enclosed plot contains 3 beautifully renovated properties which were formally part of a larger Quinta.
The main house is a detached two/three bedroom Villa with original stone features.
Included within the grounds with individual access and parking are an additional two ready to go rental accommodations, a stunning 2 bedroom Barn Conversion and a 1 bedroom stone Cottage. The main house is fully insulated and all external walls have been clad, keeping the whole house warm in winter and cool in summer. Heating is provided by Oil fired central heating and wood burning stoves for the main house and a wood burning central heating system in the Barn. The Cottage has a wood burning stove.
The grounds are completely enclosed within high walls and fencing and consist of well stocked gardens with flowering shrubs, fruit trees including cherry, lemon, lime, fig, orange, plum, pomegranate and numerous olive trees. Ideal for those with pets.
The 8m x 4m tiled pool is 1.2m at the shallow end and 1.8m at the deep end and has a tiled dolphin motif on the floor. There is a thermal summer cover contained on a reel which increases and maintains the temperature during summer and also a fitted heavy duty cover for winter.
The pool deck is a beautiful area for not only swimming and sunbathing but also for entertaining. Grill the perfect steak at the fitted stone built barbecue while your guests relax in the shaded Pergola seating area with their gin & tonic.
At the rear of the pergola there is a pool shower/changing room and large store room with shelving for tools, a 100 bottle wine rack and chest freezer and enough space to store the furniture during winter. The pool area can be accessed separately from each accommodation.
There is also a full size Short Matt Bowling green which we use for other activities like golf putting, croquet, soft archery and baggo (cornhole).
Nearby there are local small shops, restaurants and bars within a short 2 minutes’ drive.
Supermarkets, banks, doctors etc. can be found in Mortagua, about 10 minutes’ drive away.
The property has mains water and a borehole which provides free water for the garden.

Main House

Bespoke modern kitchen units with hardwood doors and granite worktops, built in electric oven, grill, microwave and coffee machine, separate gas hob with extractor hood. Large window overlooks the shaded terrace and forest view. The main door leads to the pool area. Ceramic tiled floor and radiator.

Utility Room/Pantry - 2.40 x 1.25M (7'10'' x 4'1'')
A small room through a door from the Kitchen with storage shelving and plumbing for washing machine. Hanging space for coats and small lockable safe for valuables.

Lounge/TV Room - 4.0 x 4.5 M (13' x 14'9'')
Cosy lounge with Ceramic tiled floor, radiator and log burning stove.
TV, telephone point and power outlets.

Dining Room and Lounge (Open Plan) - 8.35 x 3.8 M (27'5'' x 12'6'')
Large open plan Dining Room and Lounge accessed from the Kitchen. Ceramic tiled floor, 2 x large Radiators and stylish suspended (Wall mounted) wood burning fire. Large all glass double doors lead off this room to the Sun Room and Work Room with a door to the car parking area.

Sun-Room/Craft Workroom - 4.3 x 2.8 M (14' x 9') & 3.2 x 2.8 M (10'6'' x 9')
Enter the sun-room from the Dining room/Lounge through double glass doors to find a sitting area with views to the woods and garden through large glass windows. This room gets the sun from mid-day onwards. Double glass doors give access to the outside garden terrace with a terracotta tiled floor. From the open doorway in the featured stone wall, you will find the Craft Workroom with large picture window to the valley and forest. This also has a solid hardwood door to the exterior parking area and entrance gates.

A staircase from the lounge and Kitchen lead to the 1st-floor landing with Radiator.

Master Bedroom - 4.2 x 3.5 M (13'9'' x 11'6'')
Large window with mosquito nets and roller shutters provides a view down the valley and to the forest beyond. Ceramic tiled floor, Radiator and TV point. En-suite Bathroom with bath & shower, WC, wash basin and heated towel rail.

Dressing Room/Study - 4.2 x 3.5 M (13'9'' x 9'10'')
Double doors from the master bedroom lead into a large dressing room that doubles as a study with a fully shelved library wall. His and Hers Fitted wardrobes provide ample space for clothing with storage shelving above. The window on one side provides a view down the valley and to the forest beyond while the other side looks onto the parking area and main entrance gate.

Bedroom Two - 4.00 x 3.0M (13' x 12'6'')
L shaped dual aspect room with a window (with mosquito nets and roller shutters) with a view of the forest and Patio doors to the balcony which overlooks the Barn and pool area. This room also has a recessed storage cupboard with sliding wooden doors, a TV point and Radiator.

Possible third Bedroom - 4.0 x 4.5 M (13' x 14'9'')
Currently being used as a TV room. Ceramic tiled floor, radiator and log burning stove. TV, telephone point and power outlets.

Family Bathroom.
Door from landing provides a Shower Room, WC, wash basin and heated towel rail.

Barn Conversion

Constructed from the original stone, the Barn provides two double bedrooms with a Jack & Jill shared bathroom between. The open plan Lounge/Diner/Kitchen comprises a cozy lounge seating area and a fully fitted bespoke kitchen with granite worktops and breakfast/Dining bar. Built in electric oven, grill, microwave and a separate induction hob with extractor hood, integral fridge and washing machine.
A large window above the sink overlooks the circular granite outside dining table and the pool area. The whole of the floor is solid oak and feature Bi-fold 4 meter glass doors open fully to allow the outside to come in for an outstanding view to the pool and the forest beyond. A wood burning central heating system provides heat for the whole barn through hot air blown vents. The Barn also benefits from a separate gated entrance and car parking. This part of the property is ready to go as a holiday rental if desired.

Rustic Lodge
Away from the house but within the boundary walls of the property, there is the stone Lodge which used to be the village bread oven and kitchen for the estate farm workers. This original stone cottage has two floors, downstairs contains a bedroom with double bed and an en-suite wet room with shower, WC and washbasin. The ground floor has been fitted with a rustic kitchen with granite worktops and keeps the old bread oven as a feature. This building has been converted into a Holiday cottage for 2 people but two more could sleep on the large ‘L’ shaped leather settee if required. The cottage has its own entrance gate with private parking and access to the pool terrace and bowling/putting green via a cobbled walkway.

The plot of land is approximately 1000 sq. meters in size, triangular in shape and is fully enclosed by high walls to the road and fencing and high banks to the rear. Comprising of well-stocked gardens with shrubs, fruit & olive trees surrounding the property it boasts views to the valley and wood clad hillsides. This is a haven of peace and tranquillity where you can relax and enjoy the beauty of the natural world; enjoy a swim in the south facing 8 x 4 M tiled pool, sunbathe or read a book in the shade of the tiled roofed pergola (10 x 5 M). There is also a full-size short matt bowls court that doubles as a putting green and a well stocked fish pool with cascade waterfall. All around the property you will find delightful sitting and eating areas where you can enjoy a moment of Me-time or entertain with friends.
The pool deck (20 x 10 M) also has a fitted stone built barbeque with tiled roof and chimney and wood store to the rear.


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