CT335: Aveleira Manor House

Alvaiázere, Leiria



Manor House with Outbuildings and Swimming Pool on 3.5 acres

Property Advertised by: Licensed Estate Agent

Property Description

The property consists of a 9 bedroom detached manor house with swimming pool; a large 2 storey detached barn; a single storey cottage; and a ruined cottage.

The manor house, which is set over 2 floors, is in a relatively good condition and would be ideal for someone looking to create a bed and breakfast business. The house measures 1,349m2 of construction, is fully double glazed with stone door and window surrounds. It has been updated though the owners have been careful to retain many of the original features including decorative wooden ceilings, parquet flooring and wooden floors. Though the manor house is set over 2 floors, the living accommodation is situated on the first floor.

The main entrance is via a half stone staircase to the front of the house. Double doors lead into a spacious hallway, which has a wooden floor and ceiling. The entrance hallway leads onto a secondary hallway which runs the length of the manor house. This hallway also has a wooden floor and decorative wooden ceiling.

There are 9 bedrooms, all of which have wooden floors, 4 of which are parquet, and 2 of the bedrooms are double aspect. 1 of these bedrooms is a master suite, complete with bedroom, study room and en-suite bathroom with shower, wall mounted toilet, and vanity basin with storage cupboard beneath.

There are 2 living rooms, one of which is double aspect with traditional style ‘Marquise windows’. The other living room has a wall of windows and a large, traditional style stone fireplace with a re-circulating hot air Salamander installed. This living room provides access to a spacious kitchen, which has a range of built-in base level stainless steel units with wooden work surfaces. The kitchen is fully equipped and has an electric hob, oven, dishwasher and fridge freezer.

There is a second kitchen, at the opposite end of the manor house, which has also been refitted. This kitchen has traditional style partially tiled walls, built-in base level shelves and a stainless steel sink and drainer as well as fittings for dishwasher and oven. This kitchen has a small dining area attached.

There are 3 main bathrooms, all of which have been refitted. The first bathroom is spacious and partially tiled, has a hydro-massage bath, separate shower cubicle, toilet, bidet and stone basin mounted on a shelving unit. The second bathroom is also partially tiled and has a toilet and wall mounted sink. The third bathroom is spacious, partially tiled and has a bath with shower fitment, toilet and vanity basin with traditional style dressing unit below.

A third hallway provides access to the second kitchen, 2 bathrooms and 2 bedrooms. This hallway also has a wooden floor and ceiling and a part glazed exterior access door which leads via a staircase to the garden area. There is a tenth, single bedroom, which is being used by the current owners as a study room. Opposite this bedroom there is a wooden staircase which leads to the ground floor accommodation and to the large spacious attics.

Connected to both mains electricity and water, and has air conditioning fitted to some of the rooms.The attics have wooden floors, wooden beamed roofs, and at present are used for storage purposes, though with a little work could be converted into additional bedrooms if required.

The ground floor is also used for storage purposes, though could also be converted into guest accommodation relatively simply. To the ground floor there are 3 large storage rooms, each with exterior doors. Traditionally these rooms were used for storing wine and apples from the land. There are 3 large garages all of which have exterior metal doors. The garages are connected internally, have concrete floors and ceilings, and power installed within.

Adjacent to the garages there is a covered gated driveway which provides access to the manor house’s gardens, there is also a gated driveway to the side.

The property comes with a large detached barn, which is set over 2 floors. The barn is in a relatively good condition and is being used by the current owner as an exterior entertainment area, with tables and chairs set out under cover. The barn has a concrete ground floor and is open fronted. The first floor is wooden and the roof has wooden beams.

The cottage has been restored, is double glazed, and is currently one large open space. It has a wooden beamed roof and ceramic tiled floor. A set of glazed patio doors lead out to a private garden area at the rear. A glazed door provides access to the swimming pool area.

Also there is a ruined cottage set over one floor, which traditionally housed the property’s bread oven. This cottage is in a bad state of repair, though could be reconstructed to provide additional accommodation.

A 10m x 4m swimming pool is situated in the centre of the u-shape of buildings.The property is situated on a plot measuring 14,340m2, (over 3.5 acres) all of which is relatively flat. There are an abundance of mature apple trees as well as olives, palms, cork oaks and pine trees.

Located in a quiet hamlet of Aveleira and is only a short drive to the market town of Alvaiazere in Central Portugal. Alvaiazere has several mini-markets, cafes, shops, banks, health centre, school, library and post office. The larger, historic town of Tomar, which is home to the UNESCO listed Convento do Cristo, is around 25 minutes drive from the property. Tomar has a variety of supermarkets, shops, restaurants, cinema, swimming pools, sports centre, vineyards, historic monuments, bus and train station, art gallery, hospital, university and banks.

The property is in good condition and would be ideal for someone looking to start an accommodation style business given the size of the manor house and grounds. It is in close proximity to various attractions including Portugal’s large cave system, the sanctuary at Fatima, Roman ruins at Conimbriga and the city of Coimbra.Closest airport is situated at Lisbon, which is around 1hr 45mins by car. Lisbon is serviced by a variety of low cost airlines which operate regular flights into and out of the United Kingdom and other European countries.

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