For Sale | 2.099 m2 | 3,3 hectares | 4 buildings | 31 rooms | pool | french classic garden | water mirror | greenhouse
The Club House is situated in a small village in the district of Coimbra, Portugal, 20 minutes from the Atlantic coast. It is 30 minutes from Coimbra, Aveiro and Figueira da Foz. Porto airport is an hour’s drive away by motorway and Lisbon airport is two hours away. Comprising two plots of land joined by a pathway, the grounds occupy 3.3 hectares of landscaped area with fountains, pools and tree-lined walks, shaded by trellises and vines surrounding the majestic main building. With an area of over 2,000 m2 divided into 4 houses which maintain the traditional Portuguese building style, but with an air of modernity, and strongly influenced by Granada architecture. The houses Access is through a large wooden gate which opens onto a landscaped courtyard with a fountain where light filters through the intertwining jasmine flowers. The courtyard is surrounded on all sides by a gallery with doors giving access to the various rooms of the house. The library, which is both impressive and comfortable, covers an area of 100 m2, with shelves made of maple wood and ceilings more than 6 metres high. It contains 12,000 books covering a wide variety of subjects and languages and is presided over by a fireplace. The main dining room and living room overlook the pool and the orchards of lemon, orange and pomegranate trees. Both rooms have a fireplace. French windows provide them with exceptional light at all times of the day. An elegant breakfast nook, next to the fully equipped kitchen, serves as the daily dining area. The kitchen has two ovens and all the necessary modern features and appliances. The staircase at the entrance to the kitchen leads down to the basement, which has a staff bedroom with its own bathroom, as well as a laundry room and two other rooms, one which can be used for general storage and the other as a cellar. Inside the property there are paths created by vegetation tunnels that lead to another part of the land. In this area, strategically designed to give you the feeling of isolation, you will discover two other houses with 750m2 and 250m2, The larger house, completely covered by ivy, has an imposing entrance with three large corridors leading to the different parts of the house. Thanks to its two interior patios, the whole house has plenty of natural light. This house has a large bedroom en suite for him and for her both with fireplace, an imposing living room with fireplace as well as a dining room both facing a terrace with garden and fountains. It also has an office with fireplace, a fully equipped kitchen with pantry, wine cellar and an upper floor for employees. In each of the plots there is another house, a house with 250 m2 and another with 130 m2, dedicated to receiving guests, friends and family. The largest with 3 bedrooms en suite, kitchen and living room, also has a fireplace. The other with a wing with fireplace, kitchen, two bedrooms and two bathrooms. All rooms with large windows overlooking the gardens, are surrounded by a plant wall, and offer the opportunity to enjoy the gardens and enjoy your privacy. WIFI, air conditioning and TV. The garden The houses are surrounded by lush gardens, with fountains and pathways shaded by trellises of roses and jasmine. Pomegranate, lemon and orange trees abound, scenting the air with orange blossoms in spring and providing abundant fruit. The garden is divided into structured flower beds where, hidden behind the gauras (bee flowers), with their fuschia-coloured flowers, are centenary olive trees that have clung to the land for over 800 years, as well as mimosas, lime trees and maples. Japanese, among other varieties of trees and shrubs. Another part of the garden is entirely devoted to roses, which provide the house with fresh flowers. The magnificent porch includes an outdoor fireplace and a space for lunches and outdoor gatherings. Facing a sheet of ornamental water measuring more than 500 m2, like those found in the Alhambra in Granada, which reflects the building and the lime trees that surround it. The pool is flanked by pillars covered in jasmine. There is a manicured lawn under the orange and olive trees, in this area a beautiful vineyard can be seen from the garden. For your convenience there is a little house by the pool with bathroom and fully equipped outdoor kitchen.
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