This stone built farmhouse cottage has been fully renovated retaining…
3400 Oliveira do Hospital, Portugal
Ideal as a community , retreat , self catering business /home .
Set in a very quiet tranquil spot with fantastic views. Private .
Over a hectare of land .
Good sun aspect .
There are three houses and a stone ruin .
Two houses are ready to move into , one house needs finishing (nothing major ) and the stone ruin needs renovating .
The access is a track , normal car is ok .
Set in the foothills of the Serra da Estrela, 5km from the town of Tabua and 15km from Oliveira Do Hospital. The houses sit three hectares of land. Fresh water is pumped to a 20,000lt tank from a water mine. The tank acts as a head of water to the houses and for irrigation. Electricity is generated by a bank of solar panels, stored in 24 batteries (a 48 volt system) and converted to 220/240 volts by two Victron 5 kw invertors. Back up is provided by a Mitsubishi engine which drives a Stanton generator producing 13 kw. Telephone and Wi-Fi are connected to three of the houses.
House number 1….needs finishing
There are two floors. On the ground floor there is a large bathroom, lounge and double bedroom. On the first floor there is a kitchen/diner, three single bedrooms, small shower and toilet and a lobby/utility room. Externally there is a garage, space for hot water storage tank and the battery room. Additionally there is a large terrace. Electric water and phone line are connected to the building.
A considerable amount of work has been undertaken, for example, all windows are double glazed with hard wood frames. The doors are also of hard wood. Most of the first fix (what goes in the wall) is completed for the electricity, water and central heating. The bathroom and kitchen need fitting out. This house has stunning views.
House number 2..yoga room…..granite
The accommodation is on two floors. Entry to the ground floor is through a new hard wood door opening into a lobby. There are two double bedrooms and a bathroom. Upstairs is accessed by external steps to a large room, currently used as a practice room for yoga. Electric, water and phone are connected. To the rear is a ‘bread oven.
House number 3….. living in
This house is on two floors. On the ground floor there are two single bedrooms and a bathroom. The upstairs is accessed externally by steps and internally by a spiral staircase. Upstairs there is a large room used as a kitchen/diner/lounge room.
Ruin …house 4 ..
This house is in original condition. There are three floors, the ground floor is currently used as storage. The first floor is partitioned into two rooms and a lobby. Up the stairs is a mezzanine floor, Electric and water are supplied to the house
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