The house is situated in a small hamlet within walking distance of Maçãs de Dona Maria - a larger village with all essential amenities.
The main entrance, through a covered porch, gives access to a large kitchen that features plenty of usable work and storage space, a 4-burner induction hob, a separate gas hob suitable for wok cooking, a large oven and a gas boiler that serves the kitchen and guest rooms and a wood stove. From there you access the dining room. The large terrace, with stunning panoramic views, is accessed from the dining room through a secondary kitchen (currently used as a coffee room/drinks bar). A good sized office (potentially another bedroom) connects to the dining room overlooking the terrace. An interior hall connects the dining room to the lounge via wide wooden steps. The lounge is also heated by a wood pellet insert. The living room leads to a covered porch for informal relaxation times under shade. From the lounge, marble stairs lead down to a service corridor that serves 3 bedrooms. The master bedroom has a large private bathroom. Bedroom 2, currently used as a comfortable winter snug room, has wood burner & patio doors opening onto a paved area leading to the garden. The gas boiler room is located in this paved area and supplies hot water to this side of the house. Bedroom 3 is suitable for a single bed. There is also an additional bathroom with shower, sink and toilet.
There is a separate guest annex, accessed by its own flight of stone steps near the kitchen. You enter this accommodation through large double patio doors into a generous and bright lounge. A door leads to a large bathroom with Italian-style shower. Another door will guide you to a large bedroom, from where a door leads to a workshop or storage room.
The house has been renovated with aluminum frames and double glazing, there is a new insulated roof including wood.The terrace, front patio, loggia and balcony were all treated against moisture infiltration before installing the tiles and stones.
There is a garage that can accommodate a large car, plus a separate drive.
The gardens are approximately 2,000 m² and arranged across 5 terraces. The 10m x 4m heated saltwater pool is situated on one of these terraces and benefits from excellent privacy with an additional stone-clad wall. The pool area is surrounded by synthetic grass (comfortable for walking and lying on) and surrounded by many fragrant Mediterranean-style plants. The secure pool room is situated to the side and on a lower level.In the gardens there are mature orange, clementine, lemon, fig, and olive trees, as well as kiwi vines now restructured in a pergola.
There is a borehole that can feed a separate water tank, currently used as an ornamental goldfish pond. A small concrete reservoir in the garden is fed by a water mine.Both can be used to help water the garden.The house is connected to mains water and has 2 septic tanks.The main sewer is installed in the street and the house can be connected to it if necessary.
The property has undergone some rewiring, a fuse terminal has been upgraded and a new one has been added to separate the guest accommodation, pool and pump room from the main terminal.6 solar panels were added to help with energy self-sufficiency. Lastly, all recessed light switches and sockets have been fully updated.
Fast Internet connection is via direct fiber link.
This property is located close to Maçãs De Dona Maria, in Alvaiázere (Leiria district).
? 5 minutes from the Maçãs de Dona Maria stores
? 10 mins to beautiful River beach - Fragas de São Simão
? 19 minutes from Ansião shopping
? 35 minutes to Coimbra
? 96 mins from Lisbon airport.
? 110 mins from Porto airport.