5 Bed Cottage for sale

Sarzedas, Castelo Branco, Portugal



Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Plot size: 5172 m2
  • Habitable space: 134 m2


  • Two forest plots
  • Quiet village location
  • Traditional features
  • Ideal renovation opportunity
  • Garden with fruit trees
  • Mains water

Full Description

A great opportunity to acquire a charming two-storey, semi-detached cottage in a picturesque and peaceful location only 5 minutes from the schist village of Sarzedas and conveniently located for local facilities only 27 minutes away from the town of Castelo Branco on the N 233 road.

The property, although semi-detached, has no permanent neighbours nearby.
On the ground-floor there is an entrance hall with a pine staircase which gives access to the second-floor, two double-bedrooms, a living-room, a small storeroom, a spacious kitchen diner with a large adjacent storeroom/pantry, a large conservatory area, and a good-sized bathroom.

On the ground-floor all rooms have wood-panelled ceilings except the kitchen, the conservatory and the pantry/storeroom.
The two bedrooms and the corridor have parquet flooring whereas the storerooms, the conservatory and the kitchen have an old polished cement floor. The bathroom has wall and floor tiles and a bath, toilet bowl, bidet and sink.

On the first-floor there are two large double-bedrooms and a smaller room, which could be used as either a bedroom or an office, arranged around the first floor landing. Also on the first floor there is a small terrace with a water tank for rainwater harvesting, accessed from the courtyard and by outside steps, from which beautiful views of the surrounding landscape can be enjoyed. There is no access to this terrace from the 1st floor but the window in the smallest bedroom facing the courtyard could easily be turned into a door for access to the terrace.

All rooms on the second-floor have wood-panelled ceilings and old pine floorboards.The conservatory doors on the ground-floor open out into a courtyard which could be turned into a delightful and totally private garden area. It has two orange trees, some grapevines, some vegetable/ flower beds and a cement garden path running through the middle of the garden to the garden gate. A brick garden shed with an area of 9 m² is located in the corner of the courtyard

The property has mains water but it is not connected to mains electricity. However, it will be easy to obtain connection to the grid as this is a village property and mains electricity run nearby. Everybody else in the village has mains electricity.

Included in this sale are also two plots of land, one with cork oaks and another with mainly pine trees with 1080 m² and 3960 m² respectively.

An ideal renovation/restoration opportunity in view of the selling price, for anyone seeking a property with traditional features to turn into a beautiful holiday cottage or a permanent residence.

To Sarzedas - 5 minutes
To Castelo Branco - 27 minutes
To Porto – 2 h 53 m
To Coimbra- 1h 32 m
To Lisbon – 2h 22 m

There are two beautiful river beaches nearby: Sobreira Formosa only 10 kms away and the Ocreza.
Sobreira Formosa is only 10 kms away and the Ocreza river beach 15 km from the property.
This property listing (ref: 017-01) is an advertisement supplied by GoRustico Estate Agency & Relocation Consultancy and does not constitute property particulars. While aplaceinthesun.com (APITS Ltd.) requests all advertisers supply correct details, it does not carry out checks on the information supplied and cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies. Aplaceinthesun.com recommends seeking independent legal advice prior to any overseas property purchase.

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