RKY160: Casa Lagares

Penacova, Coimbra



Recently renovated 2 bedroom house, annex with 1 bedroom & garden

Property Advertised by: Owner

Property Description

Casa Lagares has been recently renovated and is immaculate throughout. The house benefits from an elevated position at the end of a small hamlet and enjoys spectacular views of the valley and mountain ranges. The private, secure courtyard includes a lovingly restored annex and all building works have been completed to a high standard. A bakery van makes daily doorstop deliveries and a fishmonger and butcher makes weekly deliveries. The local shop is a ten minute walk away, alternatively a five minute car journey will take you to a larger village with all the necessary amenities. The detached house is 40km north of the historic university city of Coimbra.

Main house – Entered through double doors into an open plan kitchen/lounge area of 36m2. The ground floor benefits from a log burner which sits between two sets of French doors which open onto a tiled patio area. The kitchen area is stylish and has a new electric hob and oven. An enclosed storage area sits under the staircase.

Landing – An attractive staircase comprises of black twisted wrought iron and leads to an impressive landing of 12m2 with vaulted pine ceilings and original beams. Here is an exterior door which opens onto a small roofed area with steps leading back down to the courtyard.

Bedroom 1 – A spacious room of 3.2m x 6.2m with vaulted pine ceilings and original beams with a remote controlled ceiling fan/stroke light and eco rated electric wall heater. Double French doors lead onto a balcony of 7.5m2 which runs the length of the house and has ample room for a table and chairs.

Bedroom2 – A further double bedroom of 3.2m x 3.2m with vaulted pine ceilings and original beams with a remote controlled ceiling fan/light and eco rated electric wall heater. Double French doors lead onto the balcony.

Bathroom – A modern and fully tiled bathroom of 6m2, with a stylish double walk-in rainfall shower, bespoke sink unit, wc and large free standing bath and eco rated programmable heated towel rail.

Courtyard – A beautiful private and peaceful area totally surrounded by a natural stone wall of 2.2m – 3.2m in height. The courtyard covers 150m2 in total which includes a covered area of 32m2, perfect for outside dining. There is room for a plunge pool and mature grapevines provide a canopy over the main entrance.

Garden – The garden is set on three levels and has been professionally landscaped. The top level of 20m x 4.5m includes the raised tiled patio of 6m x 2.5m with access from the lounge. A lawn area lies between well-established borders and there is also a pond. This area benefits from a timed irrigation sprinkler system. The second level also has irrigation.

The middle level has retaining walls at the top and bottom of the borders which are constructed from local stone and covers an area of 20m x 3.5m, also with timed irrigation system. Stone steps lead through this section to the lower level which is an area of 450m2. Here grow a selection of fruit trees, including many ancient olive trees, orange, apple, black and red cherry, plum and fig. The area is completely enclosed by fencing and a red robin hedgerow.

Annex – The self-contained annex sits in the corner of the courtyard under the covered area. It has recently been totally renovated and tastefully restored whilst retaining many original features.

It comprises of a large, airy double bedroom of 17m2 and has a vaulted ceiling and wooden floor, both made from Nordic pine, with patio doors opening out onto the courtyard. An eco rated electric heater is installed with a remote controlled ceiling fan/light. The adjoining tiled en-suite has a modern quadrant shower cubicle with a wash basin and wc.

A separate attached storage area with shelving incorporates a washing machine.

The hot water system for the main house and annex is run off LPG with an electric backup if required.

Full exterior Nest security camera system has been installed which is accessible anywhere in the world via the app.

The house is for sale unfurnished but includes the large fridge/freezer and washing machine or at a negotiated price some items of furniture may be purchased.


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