DMM329: Quinta Da Candosa

Arganil, Coimbra



4Bed house & Retreat Center, Annex, Round Houses, 1ha Land, stream & swimming area

Property Advertised by: Owner

Property Description

A dream home which can accommodate many different types of projects and can bring in a fantastic income.
Quinta Da Candosa is a spectacularly beautiful and private property set in a secluded valley, recently renovated with a view to run retreats and Air BnB. The house has 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 2 kitchens, living room, internal guest annex, 2 round houses, and an open air yoga/meditation/ work space, set on over 1 hectare of organic farmland with a stream, swimming area, 2 orchards, and parking for 15 cars.

The house comprises of:

Entrance: A generous area with glass brick window, room for coats, shoes and firewood.

Large farmhouse kitchen with country-style chestnut units, stone floor, 5 burner gas hob, oven, double aluminium butlers sink, dishwasher, washing machine, room for an 8ft long table, and a wood fire with back burner which heats the whole house with wood from the land. Panoramic windows open onto the garden with views down the valley. Radiator.

Living room: A stunning 50sq.m room with natural beams, wooden floor, glass brick wall, stone features, floor to ceiling sliding glass doors which lead into the stone garden with a raised herb garden, guava & quince trees. 2 radiators and under stairs storage.

The master suite: has floor to ceiling windows opening onto a magnificent balcony with a stone floor and rustic wooden railings overlooking the property. There is a natural wooden floor, picture window, and 2 radiators. 50 sq.m.

Master bathroom: A rustic chestnut farmhouse door leads into the en-suite with a metal bath, victorian hand shower and taps, feature sink, 2 glass brick windows, 1 black triple glazed window, and a radiator.

Guest Suite 1 in the original stone house opens onto a private entrance, into the bathroom with stone floor and shower. The double room has a triple glazed window, stone walls, wooden floor and sloping wooden ceiling. Radiator.

Guest suite 2 is a another large room which can accommodate 3 single beds, with private wet room, stone floor and custom farmhouse door. Radiator.

Guest Annex: internal x external entrances lead to the private in-house annex with a stone kitchen with fireplace, large studio room with built-in chestnut bed and love seat, and bathroom. Panoramic windows overlook the valley. This independent accommodation is perfect for guests or Air BNB.

Large storage room to the side of the house stores wood and tools.

Guest houses x amenities

In the lower field, with just the glorious sound of birdsong and the running stream, there are two brand new roundhouses adjacent to the swimming area, perfect for Air BnB, retreat centre accommodation, guests, art or music studios, workshops, external office, or home gym.
Electricity and water installed.

Roundhouse 1 is 6 metres run diameter, with 4 feature window panels, a wooden floor, old fashioned wooden door, and a triple glazed window. Wonderful pitched ceiling beams and chandelier. Sleeps 4 to 6.

Round House 2 is 3.5 metres in diameter, with two glass window panels, a triple glazed window, and wooden floor. Sleeps 2.

Yoga/Meditation/outdoor work space: a beautiful open air stone round house 6m in diameter for yoga, meditation, creative space. It seats 25 people in the circle. It has electricity and water.

Stone table with pergola with kiwi vines growing, seats up to 14 people.

Stone house to store wood from the land.

Outdoor wood fired pizza oven in front of the kitchen.

Heat & Hot Water:Brand new central heating runs throughout the house to multiple large radiators in every room. The wood burner uses wood from the land. 2 Solar panels heat hot water. Heating and hot water costs are nil.

The land:

The land is over 1 hectare, all organic, and has never been farmed with chemicals.

The view from the house extends all the way down the valley where, after the rain, a double rainbow often appears.

The land is comprised of two large flat fields, two orchards, a woodland which supplies all the firewood, parking for up to 15 cars, and a stream with secluded swimming area.

There are 130 fruit and olive trees, walnut, apple, peach, nectarine, apricot, guava, goji, plum, pear, almond, chestnut, fig, raspberry, blueberry and cherry.

The house is South facing and gets sun all year long.

The house is connected to mains water and electricity and has high speed fiber-optic internet. It can easily be converted to off-grid.

The local area

Set in the pristine mountains of Central Portugal, Quinta Da Candosa is 10 minutes from Coja, a picturesque medieval village with shops, bank, post office, chemist, health centre, cafes, restaurants, and an award winning and child friendly river beach.

There is as strong local green community with a weekly market, supermarkets, and 2 alternative schools.

Close by:

1.30 hours drive to Porto Airport.
2.30 hours to Lisbon airport.
1 hours drive to Coimbra.

Nº of Houses: 1

Nº of Outbuildings: 4

Land Size: 1,05 hectares

Property Location

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