Nestled peacefully amid the charm and tranquillity of rural Portugal, this expansive and detached two-bedroom property in Sabugal, Beira Alta, harmoniously bridges the gap between historical enchantment and modern living. Presenting an exemplary balance of sophistication and comfort spread across 140m2 and two levels, the house is an ideal abode for both permanent living or a secure home for seasonal visits.
Underscoring the abundance of upgrades, this recently renovated home showcases an efficient gas boiler, comprehensive double-glazing, insulation and an upgraded electric supply ensuring that the occupants remain comfortable throughout the year.
- Detached two-bedroom house spread over 140m2.
- Ample water supply through a borehole as well as optional mains connected water supply.
- Septic tank (fosse) for efficient drainage.
- Spacious hallway leading to a kitchen, dining area and two bedrooms.
- Fully fitted kitchen units with built-in appliances.
- In-set pellet-stove.
- Two spacious double bedrooms.
- Modern walk-in shower, WC and washbasin in the bathroom.
- Large living room, formerly a barn, refurbished while retaining original features.
The heart of the house lies within two bedrooms, both spacious and resplendent in warmth and comfort. The dual-aspect windows of the first bedroom allow daylight to effervesce throughout the room while the second bedroom offers an equally delightful ambiance with views of the rear of the property. Both bedrooms are optimally designed for restorative rest and storage.
The tastefully modernised bathroom offers a walk-in shower, electric towel rail, WC, washbasin, and has space and plumbing for a washing machine.
At the heart of the house, a large living room awaits – a space that exudes authentic charm thanks to the careful preservation of original features from its barn beginnings. Apart from the appeal of the wood-panelled ceiling and cosy, wood effect-tiled flooring, a wood pellet burner ensures a warm and inviting atmosphere during the colder months.
Garden: The property celebrates a myriad of outdoor delights. Boasting cherry, pear, apple, fig, pomegranate, plum, lemon, and orange trees, the garden also encompasses a variety of shrubs and roses and a vegetable-growing area. A sun terrace offers a perfect spot for leisurely summer afternoons, while a carport provides ample space for vehicle safety. The storage unit, equipped with electricity, is an ideal space for an extra fridge, or even a utility room.
Sabugal, a small town in Portugal located 8 minutes from the property, bears witness to the essence of Portugal's cultural heritage. This gorgeous region is synonymous with unspoiled natural beauty, historic castles and warm community spirit.
From breathtaking natural parks such as the Serra da Malcata Nature Reserve, the Serra de Estrella and Sabugal castle, to its famous riverside beaches and thermal spa resort, Sabugal, surely, is a dreamer's paradise. The World Heritage-listed Coa Valley Grand Route, easily explored on foot, horseback or mountain bike, is a testament to Sabugal's historic significance and natural allure.
The coastal city of Porto and Portugal's enigmatic capital Lisbon are also within driving distances of 2.5 hours and 3.5 hours respectively. A mere 30-minute drive lands you at the Spanish border, signifying Sabugal's strategic location and connectivity.
Sabugal's temperate Mediterranean climate is another advantage, with warm to hot dry summers and mild, rainy winters.
This property, a fixer-upper that's been touched by a breath of fresh air, is your refuge under the Portuguese sun. A testament to comfort, authenticity and style, it welcomes you to make it your home.