This majestic 9 bedroom house is a rural oasis located in the heart of Coimbra, Portugal. Dating back to 1939, this farmhouse was once a thriving center of wine and olive oil production before it was abandoned in 2004. Situated on five hectares of land, the property includes the majestic manor house with 6 bedrooms, two garages, a winery, stables for goats/sheep, barns for cows, chicken coup, Santo António Chapel, wood-fired oven, distillery, guest house with 3 bedrooms, several storage rooms, several patio areas and an impressive view of the Mondego River, the historic area of Coimbra, and the modern residential area of the city.
The manor house features traditional Portuguese style decor from the 1930s and 1940s, including the kitchen with white tiled decoration, wooden furniture, and a traditional oven; a comfortable living room with sofas, fireplace and Santo António tiles; a large dining hall; a main bathroom with iron bathtub; and three bedrooms, one of which was used as an office. The entrance hall is adorned with colorful hand-painted tiles depicting themes of everyday life in a bygone Portugal.
The guest house has recently been updated with double-glazing windows and doors, and has been gutted ready for a full renovation. It consists of three bedrooms, a living room, kitchen and a bathroom with sink, toilet, bidet, and bathtub.
The property's grounds include two garages, a wood oven, storage rooms, distillery, stables for goats or sheep, cow stable, covered area for tractors and farm machinery, a deep and circular water well with a feeding tower for animals, terrace of a huge water cistern, vineyard, ruins of the old stable, centennial olive trees and a path running through wild vegetation, skirting the property.
The winery is equipped with traditional oak barrels of diverse sizes used for storing wine, storage tanks for the harvested grapes, traditional grape press and a large, modern walk-in and fully functional fridge.
This property is a unique opportunity for rural tourism in the heart of Coimbra or restoring it to its former glory as a stunning family home or guest house. Located just 10 minutes from the center of Coimbra, it is close to shopping centers, restaurants, cafes, parks of the historic area of the city and also to the various university areas. It is also 10 minutes away from the River Beach of Rebolim, 45 minutes away from the coastal town of Figueira da Foz, 1h20min away from Porto, and 2 hours away from Lisbon.
With its rich history and potential for restoration, this beautiful property offers an array of possibilities for its new owner!