What is it?
This quinta consists of an attractive house, some outbuildings and a well-maintained plot. The house has a living area of approximately 200 m². Part of the house consists of two floors. In the front part of the house is a spacious recent kitchen and a large living / sitting room (split level). The first floor is reached via a fixed staircase, where there are two bedrooms and a bathroom with a shower. An office space is located halfway up the stairs. In the rear part of the house (to be closed off from the front part), there is a toilet, a bathroom (shower), a sitting / bedroom with a cooking unit and a storage room that can be easily integrated into the living room.
On the domain is also a garage, a sunken water tank, sauna with a conservatory and a chicken coop. These constructions have not been registered.
How are the facilities?
The house is connected to the electricity grid. Water is obtained from an bore hole and an ordinary well, and a septic tank is provided for drainage. Internet is obtained via fiber optics.
The windows are double glazed. The roof is insulated. The walls in the rear part of the house are insulated. Heating is done with a wood stove and air conditioning in some divisions. Hot water is obtained from boilers.
The accompanying plot is approximately 5,000 m². It is paved around the house. Part of it is designed as an attractive and richly filled garden and orchard with various fruit trees such as orange, mandarin, lemon, olive, apple, cherry, fig, medlar and grape vines and there is a vegetable garden with a greenhouse. The other part is rocky with impressive historical features such as a grape crushing vat carved into the granite and two sacrophages. This part offers a beautiful wide view of the Serra da Estrela and Serra de Caramulo. The property is completely walled / fenced. The quinta has plenty of sun.
Where is it?
The quinta is located in a rural area, without being isolated, between the villages of Venda de Esperança and Covas. The accessibility is good via a paved road. Covas has a kindergarten (up to 6 years old) and a few cafes. There are four restaurants within a radius of about 3 km. Larger towns are Tábua and Oliveira do Hospital, about 10 km away. In these small province towns all important facilities are present such as restaurants, shops, supermarkets, post office, banks, doctors practice, hospital (Oliveira do Hospital), schools, library, bus station and weekly market. The larger city of Coimbra is about 65 km away.