Gorgeous 3+1 Bedroom House in Stunning Location
This lovely property sits on a rarely available plot in a much sought after location and consists of 3+1 bedrooms, 2 kitchens, 2 lounges, games room, 2 bathrooms, large 1st floor terrace and a large attic space. There are also outbuildings, 2 entrance gates, sweeping drive with multiple parking spaces, mature fully fenced landscaped garden with multiple fruit trees and stunning views in all directions reaching to the Caramulo mountains
The house benefits from excellent solar exposure, is in a very peaceful area, yet only a 5 minute walk to Portela where you will find a café/mini-market, cafe/restaurant and a lovely hotel. Only a 10 minute drive to the ever popular village of Côja. 1 hour from Coimbra and 2 hours from Porto.
When entering the gates to the house you are immediately met with stunning views all around, it is difficult not to stand there for a few minutes to take it all in before entering the house
The house can be accessed directly to the first floor or alternatively via 2 sets of double glazed patio doors to the side of the house which open to the main living space on the ground floor. From here the spacious rooms are all linked by single archways. All floors are fully tiled. The living room to the rear of the house is exposed to lots of light from the patio doors and is great to relax and chat. Accessed from the end of this room is the family bathroom complete with shower and bath.
The main living space has a large woodburner to provide heat during the cooler months. There is storage space here that houses the gas boiler and off the room are the stairs to the first floor. The living room on this level benefits from patio doors and is filled with light. Both sets of patio doors are fitted with electric shutters providing shade in the hot summer months. From the main living space is access to the games room with pool table and a cleverly utilised raised platform in Moroccan style for relaxing and reading, this could also be utilised as additional sleeping space. From the main living space you access the ground floor kitchen and dining room. The kitchen has clean lines in white and makes clever use of the shape of the building to incorparate white goods and shelving. There is sufficient space for comfortable dining.
Pine stairs from the living space take you up to the first floor and into a lovely area currently utilised as a music room complete with sofas, this room could have multiple uses and could provide an additional bedroom if required with the installation of asimple partition wall. From here you will find the central hall leading to the front of the house. To the right are 3 generous double bedrooms with sufficient wardrobe space. To the left you will find another large bathroom with shower, access door and stairs to the attic and the 2nd fully fitted kitchen.
The attic is a very large space with concrete floor and plentiful headroom to walk around. The attic space would lend itself to become a wonderful master suite or alternative uses if desired. At the end of the hallway is the original front door leading out to a suntrapped terrace with BBQ. Due to the layout of the house with independent entrances and currently 2 kitchens it lends itself to multiple living options or additional bedrooms/living space
Returning to the rear of the hallway a door leads you out to a wonderful large roof terrace where the views will take your breath away, hours could be spent here for the views alone. There are multiple seating areas and room for outdoor dining.
The garden area is mostly laid to lawn and easily managable with a plot of 1,614 square meters and surrounded with astonishing views in all directions. A lovely vine covered pergola shades the patio area or provides shade if you utilise this space for cars. The garden has been well looked after with vines and multiple fruit trees including lemon, persimmon orange and fig. The entrance drive to the house sweeps down to the lower gates. At the lower end of the drive you will find the large storage building with additional kennels/chicken pens to the rear with an additional gravelled garden space with fig tree.
This house is in a fabulous location with views second to none with multiple options for the living space and is definitely a property that should be placed on your viewing list if you are looking for a property in a quiet location with amazing views and yet only minutes to amenities.