A three bedroom
detached stone cottage in need of renovation work with good views
for sale near Cernache do Bonjardim in central Portugal. The
cottage, which is set over two floors, is connected to mains
electricity and has a well.
The property is in a
secluded position with uninterrupted views across the valley. The
property is accessed via a dirt road and is in an elevated position.
The property was originally constructed in stone though at some
point repair work has been carried out utilising red bricks.
The ground floor of
the property has been used for storage purposes only and has a dirt
floor, exposed stone walls and a mixture of wooden and concrete
beams to the ceiling. The ground floor is divided into two rooms and
has also been used for storing and making wine.
The first floor
accommodation is accessed as the side of the cottage. There is a
rustic style kitchen and three bedrooms to this floor. All rooms
have wooden ceilings are would need a good deal of work carrying out
to bring them up to a habitable level. The kitchen has an open
fireplace and a concrete floor. The bedrooms all have concrete
floors and some have exposed stone walls.
property is set over two floors there is a large attic space, with
gable end windows, which could also be converted into living
accommodation. The attic has a wooden floor and wooden beamed roof
and ample head room.
The property is set
on a plot measuring 4,960 square metres, which is set on a hillside.
There are some terraces in place with mature fruit trees including
Strawberry (Arbutus) trees. The property has a large water storage
tank for irrigating the land and the soil is good for cultivation.
The property is
situated in a country location though is only around two kilometres
drive from Castelo do Bode lake. The property is private and does
have good views across the countryside.
The closest town to
the property is situated at Cernache to Bonjardim, which is around
10-15 minutes drive. Cernache do Bonjardim has cafes, bars,
shops, mini-market, pharmacy and schools. The larger town of Serta
is around 30 minutes from the property.
Serta has several supermarkets, shops,
restaurants, banks, schools, health centres, cafe bars, parks and
municipal buildings and is easy to access off the IC8 dual carriageway.
The closest airport to the property is
located at Lisbon, which is approximately two hours drive way. Porto
airport is slightly further taking approximately two and a half hours.
Both Lisbon and Porto airports are serviced by several low cost airlines
which operated regular flights into and out of the United Kingdom and
other European countries.