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4 Bed House for sale

Penela, Coimbra, Portugal

£451,972 *


Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 5

Full Description

This home was built 10 years ago and has been designed with comfort and elegance in mind. The rooms are spacious throughout and filled with natural light from the many windows and patio doors. There are presently four bedrooms however the property is a registered T7 so there is the possibility of adding 3 more bedrooms to the house. In addition to the bedrooms, large kitchen, spacious lounge and other living areas the house comes with over 7000m2 of land which incorporates a vineyard. The owner has made wine that has then been shipped to the UK – all of the wine making equipment is included in the price of the property.

The potential for this property is enormous. While it would make a large, comfortable and beautiful family home, it would also lend itself to being a beautiful boutique country B&B. There is also the potential to run a winery and sell the products locally or abroad.
In detail …........
The property is accessed by way of double electric gates that open onto a wide driveway finished in the beautiful calzada tiles that are common to throughout Portugal.

The front door opens into a spacious entrance hall with side halls that lead to the main living areas of the home. A part glazed door to the rear of the hall opens onto the large rear terrace and gardens and a set of stairs lead to the first level. The floors are tiled and there is a central heating radiator.

In the main part of the hall is a door to a guest bathroom that has a toilet and pedestal sink. The bathroom is half tiled in traditional Portuguese tiles and there is a window to the rear.

To the right a door opens into an exceptionally large living/dining room area. This area has tiled floors and is filled with light from the 2 sets of patio doors to the rear that open onto the terrace and from the 3 sets of double windows to the front. There is an attractive inset fireplace that provides maximum heat to this room on cooler evenings.

The family sized kitchen has a range of base and wall units with work surfaces incorporating a double stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap over. There is space for a free standing cooker with an extractor fan over. The base units also incorporate a hook up for a dishwasher. There is space for a family sized dining room table and chairs. Double windows to the front side and rear allow light into the kitchen area. There is a part glazed door that opens onto the rear terrace and gardens. The floors are tiled and there is a central heating radiator.

A further door opens into the garage which is used by the present owners as a utility room and where the wine is processed and stored. There is a set of base units with a sink and a hook up for a washing machine. The boiler for the central heating system is also in this area. There is a window to the rear and a garage door to the front.

The first of the bedrooms which is used by the owners as an office, has double patio doors to the rear as well as a double window. The floors are tiled.

The stairs from the main hallway lead up to the first level where there is a spacious hallway and multiple windows that look to the front of the property.

To the left is a very large master bedroom with wood floors and two sets of patio doors that open onto small balconies that look out over the vineyards and gardens and to the views that reach to the mountains. There are built in wardrobes and a central heating radiator. The ensuite bathroom has a full bath with hand held shower off the taps, a pedestal sink, toilet an a separate shower cubicle. The bathroom is fully tiled and there is a window to the rear.

The third bedroom has wood floors, double patio doors and a double window tht looks to the rear. There is a central heating radiator and built in wardrobes. The ensuite bathroom has a pedestal sink, toilet and a shower cubicle. The bathroom is fully tiled and has a window to the rear.

The fourth bedroom has two double windows to the front, a set of patio doors to the rear, built in wardrobes, wood floors and a central heating radiator. The ensuite bathroom has a toilet, pedestal sink and a shower cubicle. The bathroom is fully tiled and there is a window to the rear.

An additional set of steps leads up to the attic level of the home. This area is finished with tiled floors and has velux windows to the roofline.
Outside ….......
This property has a wonderful backdrop to the mountains beyond and is set beautifully amidst the surrounding landscapes.

To the front are a set of electronic double gates that open onto the sweeping driveway that goes across the front of the house to the side and the garage. There is also a parking area immediately to the front of the property. The front areas of the garden are mainly laid to lawn with colourful shrubs and plants set in.

To the rear of the property there is a wonderful and large terrace that has been designed to ensure best views of the simply stunning scenery to the back. The vineyards start to the rear and spread to the sides of the land. There are open areas of land some of which has been planted with olive trees but there is still plenty of ground that could be planted with additional vines if the new owners wished to make a more commercial enterprise of the wine production. There is a well on the property which provides irrigation.
Location ….......
The property itself is beautifully situated in the foothills of the mountains and countryside that make this area of Portugal special. It offers a calm and peaceful environment while at the same time being only a few minutes from all conveniences.

A five minute drive away there is a large supermarket, mini-mercado, cafe, restaurant and access to all transportation links.

Ten minutes away is the town of Penela where you will find, cafes, restaurants, shops, bank, supermarkets and all other conveniences and facilities you would expect from a good sized town.

Twenty five minutes away is the City of Coimbra. Coimbia is a large and vibrant city and is the largest city in the district of Coimbra. It is rich with history and architecture. There are entertainment venues, shops, beautiful cafe areas, restaurants, shops, churches, museums and everything you would expect from a large city.

Within twenty minutes you can also reach the towns of Ansiao, Miranda do Corvo and Figueiro dos Vinhos.

Lisbon and Lisbon airport is one and a half hours away.


This property listing (ref: 48226) is an advertisement supplied by Spencer Becks Estate Agents and does not constitute property particulars. While (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. recommends seeking independent legal advice prior to any overseas property purchase.

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