Stunning 4 Bed Stone Villa For Sale in Monsanto Portugal

  • €165,000
Lagar de Junho, Monsanto, Monsanto e Idanha-a-Velha, Idanha-a-Nova, Castelo Branco, 6060-091, Portugal
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Lagar de Junho, Monsanto, Monsanto e Idanha-a-Velha, Idanha-a-Nova, Castelo Branco, 6060-091, Portugal
  • €165,000

Overview

Property ID: ES5553629
  • Villa
  • Property Type
  • 4
  • Bedrooms
  • 2
  • Bathrooms
  • 103
  • m2

Description

Stunning 4 Bed Stone Villa For Sale in Monsanto Portugal

 

Esales Property ID: es5553629

Property Location

12 Torre Devesa
Monsanto
6060-082
Portugal

Property Details

With its glorious natural scenery, excellent climate, welcoming culture and excellent standards of living, Portugal is quickly gaining a reputation as one of the most desirable places across the world to live or visit. On offer here is a chance to make a smart financial investment in this magnificent part of the world.

This recently refurbished granite villa is 103m2 on 2 floors , has 4 bedrooms with attractive views, and 2 modern shower rooms. The spacious living room has a log burner within the fireplace. The traditional style kitchen is hand-built with granite work surfaces and comes with a cooker, extractor fan and fridge freezer. All windows are new, double-glazed, and thermally insulated with fly screens and shutters. The house is tiled throughout. There is an attic that is accessible under a new roof. Both balconies, at the front and back of the villa, have good views of Monsanto Village. There is a laundry room containing a bosch washing machine, garden (and gas cylinder) store, and outside tap accessed under the rear balcony.

The large renovated granite barn is 70m2 and accessed from the front garden (103m2), and has a garage door onto the road. The roof is new and has been repointed. As has the stone outdoor kitchen (8m2) which has an integral pizza oven and tool store. The house comes with 2 new mountain bikes. Gated walled gardens to the front and back contain fig, lime, mandarin and olive trees. with space for growing vegetables, hammock and seating areas and a granite former pig sty.

Torre is situated near Monsanto, which is little changed from the medieval era is extraordinarily picturesque. There is a roman site at Idanha a Velha, and the medieval village of Penha Garcia a short drive away. Here there is a swimming pool fed by a natural waterfall, a fossil walk within the open air museum, all free to access. The local tree-lined reservoir affords many opportunities for leisure activities including longer-distance swimming. and canoeing. The house is well placed for walking/hiking and excellent for cycling. The natural thermal spar, Termas de Monfortinho is on the Spanish border 20km away. The villa would make for an ideal family home and/or holiday rental business.

Local amenities include a pharmacy, bank/ATM, grocery store, builders merchants and bar/cafe. In Monsanto you will find bars/cafes, restaurants, a post office, banks, shops, and a petrol station and school etc. Based in the centre of the Iberian Peninsula, halfway between Lisbon and Madrid, there is good access to the Beira Interior, via the A23 and the IC31.

 

ABOUT THE AREA

Located close to the Spanish border in the centre of Portugal, Monsanto is generally considered to be the most typical and picturesque of all Portugal’s prized villages.

Once described rather poetically as an island in the sky, it was first colonised by the Lusitanians and then by the Romans but never taken by assault in the course of countless sieges, thanks largely to its privileged and somewhat isolated setting at an altitude of 758 metres, just 10 km north-east of the historic town of Idanha-a-Velha.

Monsanto is a place where nothing ever really changes and time just seems to stand completely still. The village is one of the main features of a vast panorama incorporating Castelo Branco and the Estrela Mountains over which Lucan’s Tower has rung out the hours in exactly the same way for centuries.

With its huddle of steep, granite-paved streets and hobbit-sized houses hewn out of the rock, the origins of this ancient and altogether extraordinary place date from prehistory when it was linked with pagan rituals. In 1165, Portugal’s first king, Afonso Henriques, handed it over to Gualdim Pais, master of the Knights Templar, who built the village’s impregnable castle.

The captivating district of Castelo Branco is an open-air museum enriched with magnificent vestiges of Portugal’s past and is home to some of the oldest traditions that characterise the country today.
Designated as the capital of the district, the city of Castelo Branco is internationally reputed for its intricate hand embroidery, regional cheese, olive oil and wine. Laying amongst the rural landscape of Central Portugal, this beautiful city exhibits typical architecture, century-old monuments and medieval churches – an eye-catching destination for curious travellers.

MAiN FEATURES:

• 103m2 of living space
• 130m2 plot
• 4 Bedrooms
• 2 Bathrooms
• Stunning Views
• Private Garden
• Private Parking
• Stunning Barn
• Close to essential amenities like such as supermarkets and pharmacies
• Close to many bars and restaurants
• Great base from which to discover other fantastic areas of Portugal
• Many excellent sports facilities, walking and cycling areas nearby
• Rental Potential through Airbnb and Booking.com

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  • Address 12 Torre Devesa
  • City Monsanto
  • Zip/Postal Code 6060-082
  • Area Castelo Branco
  • Country Portugal

Details

Updated on March 15, 2023 at 7:51 am
  • Property ID: ES5553629
  • Price: €165,000
  • Property Size: 103 m2
  • Land Area: 130 m2
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Property Type: Villa
  • Property Status: Featured, For Sale

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