A unique opportunity to acquire a very spacious stone cottage, in the lovely region of Castanheira de Pêra, central Portugal, close to the famous “Praia das Rocas” river beach.Vegetable garden of 400m2 and possibility of acquiring an adjacent plot to the house with 9000m2.
Situated in a quite village location, this property comprises a traditional two-storey schist house in habitable condition and a vegetable garden with a well. The ground-floor was once a grocery shop with an adjacent room used before as a café, whereas the top floor was the dwelling, with 4 bedrooms , a living-room, two sitting-rooms, a kitchen and a bathroom.
Access to the top floor is through a front gate and a flight of stairs leading to a lovely terrace, shaded by a pergola of climbing vines. In the far corner of the terrace, there is a shed for storage.
The entrance to the top floor is on the terrace and the front door opens into a corridor with tiled floor. On the right-hand side are the kitchen and the bathroom. The kitchen has a traditional chimney, sink and a basic worktop, a few cupboards, tiled walls and a tiled floor. The bathroom is also tiled and has all the usual bathroom fittings. Both may need some updating.
At the end of the corridor and on the left are a large bedroom and a spacious living-room. Both have tiled floors and may need some decorative work.
A couple of steps in the living-room lead to the older part of the building. This has wooden floorboards throughout which may need to be repaired, two smaller sitting-rooms and three more bedrooms.
The house has a total footprint of 93 m2 and a total area of 112 m2.
The vegetable garden at the back of the house has a total area of 400 m2 and a well with plenty of water all year round.
There is also the possibility of acquiring an adjacent plot to the house with 9000m2.
The property is situated only 1.7 miles from the town of Castanheira de Pêra for all local amenities: shops, banks, restaurants, cafés.
The famous river beach of Praia das Rocas, a favourite with families and children due to its artificial waves and many summertime activities, is also conveniently located only 1.4 miles away. In fact, the region is well known for its many beautiful and safe river beaches. The closest to this property, however, are Praia das Rocas and Poço da Corga.
This property would consitute a sound investiment as a holiday home or a holiday let for rural tourism, due to its favorable location, or as a permanent residence.
Viewing highly recommended!
Super market: 5 minutes by Car
School: 5 minutes by Car
Beach: 5 minutes by Car
Airport: 110 minutes by Car
Town center: 5 minutes by Car