A charming ground-level period 2-bedroomed cottage, in peaceful village location and only a few minutes away from the Penedo Furado river beach, in the region of Vila de Rei, district of Castelo Branco. Extraordinary potential for rural tourism, holiday lets or a permanent residence for those who prefer a peaceful country lifestyle.The property, in habitable condition and ready to move in, is fully walled, with a medium-sized back garden overlooking a quiet village street, but the wall is high enough to afford the house some privacy. The garden has two exit gates: a double gate at the far back and a side wrought iron gate less than 3 metres away from the cottage’s main entrance. There is access to the back garden through the cottage’s back door, which opens onto a veranda, raised a few metres above the ground, which also has a wrought iron fence all around as well as a canopy. In the middle of the garden, a pergola with corrugated metal roof provides shelter and space for meals al fresco.
The cottage, with a footprint of 66 m2 but with the possiblity of extending it to 166 m2, of is situated at the end of a quiet village street. The front door opens directly into a large living-room with a dining area in the right hand corner and an arch on the left which gives access to the kitchen – this has a counter, a sink (with a single bowl and a drainer, two drawer and cupboard underneath), a cooker with a chimney above and a worktop to the right and a gas boiler mounted on a wall. The living-room and the kitchen floor has been tiled with traditional quarry tiles, and the kitchen walls are half tiled.
The entrance to two of the bedrooms is through the living-room area. The third bedroom is located along the short corridor leading off from the kitchen to the back door. These double bedrooms are quite spacious, and have cork flooring and wood panelled ceiling.
The bathroom, with all the usual sanitary ware, is next to the kitchen.
There is an attic divided into two separate areas which could be converted for more living space.
This property is connected to mains sewage, mains water and electricity.
The beautiful river beach of Penedo Furado is only 4 minutes away by car ( 2,5 km) and the small town of Vila de Rei a mere 9 minutes away ( 8,6 km). In fact, this property is conveniently located in a village on the Great Zêzere Trail – a linear route following the Zêzere River between its source in the Serra da Estrela and its mouth in the river Tagus in Constância. This extraordinary 370 km trail can be walked on foot, by bike or canoe.
In view of its location, which attracts many visitors, and its charming traditional features, this cottage would constitute a very sound investment either as a permanent residence, a holiday home or a property used for rura tourism.
LOCAL AMENITIES (Vila de Rei)
Gym and sports centre
Pharmacy and health centre
GNR (the local police station)
Viewing highly recommended!