Property for sale in Central Portugal
Property Type: House
Nearest Town: Góis, Arganil
House area: 198m2
Services: Water, electricity, fossa
Description of property:
A light and spacious property situated in a beautiful and peaceful valley.
The property is a tasteful conversion of 3 traditional xisto houses into one comfortable property on 3 storeys.
The main entrance to the property is from the xisto courtyard, and leads into the hall. The hall has panels of exposed xisto wall – a feature that is repeated through the house. The floors on the ground level are tiled throughout. From the hall there is a door to the sitting room, that has French windows opening on to steps down to the terrace in front of the house. Wooden steps lead down from the hall into the dining area, that has been constructed to feature horizontal wood beams that could also be used to support a further floor creating an additional room above. As it presently exists the dining area has a high ceiling and abundant natural light, with 2 French windows opening on to the terrace. A door leads from the dining area to the kitchen, also accessed by a flight of wooden steps from the hall. The kitchen has tiled walls and plenty of electricity sockets, and has installation points for taps and an extractor. A door leads down from the kitchen to the laundry room, that has installation points for a washing-machine and a fridge-freezer and a door to the terrace. Below the staircase on the ground floor there is a WC.
A pine staircase leads up to the 1st floor. The windows up the stairway have granite sills, and give views up the valley. There are 2 spacious bedrooms on the 1st floor; one has a sloping wood ceiling with wooden beams, and both have plenty of natural light. There is a bathroom with shower, tiled in blue tiles.
A pine staircase leads up to the 2nd floor where there is a large landing area suitable for use as an office or a sitting room, with 4 windows giving plenty of natural light and superb views up and down the valley. The ceiling is of wood with wooden beams. This area gives access to a large en-suite bedroom with 5 windows, and a bathroom with bath, tiled in blue tiles.
The house has pre-installations made for oil central heating.
To the rear of the property is an outbuilding that was once the old bakery, and is now the store for the central heating oil tank. It has a wood ceiling and a window, and is supplied with electricity and water.
There is a large terrace to the front of the property laid with xisto flags, with a small xisto storage room. A level area to the side of the house has been designated to be made into hard-standing for parking cars, and there is a garden area designated for planting.
Caratão is a small hamlet tucked away in the valley just up from the village of Celavisa, and is approximately 10 minutes’ drive from the amenities of Góis, and 15 minutes´drive from Arganil.
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