Situated in a small village on a forested mountain slope, this lovely, light and sunny villa was fully renovated in 2009. The villa has two double bedrooms on the ground floor with wardrobes and French windows to the verandah, and a luxury bathroom. The upper floor comprises a good sized kitchen, lounge and dining area, a large south facing balcony and a bedroom with a single bed and a trundle bed and wardrobe. There is an adjoining shower room with w/c and sink.
The spacious lounge has two sofas (one is a sofa bed), music centre, TV, DVDs & player and working fireplace. Lovely, fully equipped kitchen.
There is an enclosed courtyard providing plenty of parking and additional recreation area. there is an additional shower room and toilet in the courtyard annex.
Large orchard with fruit and & olive trees. Nearest restaurants, shops, hotels etc are a 6 minute drive away in lovely Luso, though mobile shops bring bread, fish and groceries daily.
There are modern municipal indoor pools nearby in Mealhada and Penacova. There is a children's open air swimming pool in the centre of Luso and an Olympic sized swimming pool available at the Grande Hotel Luso for a small daily charge. Both of these pools are open mid-July to mid-September. There are also river beaches along the local rivers e.g. the Mondego.
There are also many interesting places to visit within one hour's drive. The roman ruins at Conimbrga, just south of Coimbra, are very impressive. There are castles to visit (e.g. Pombal), quaint villages and beautiful countryside.
The nearby Bucaco forest has 105 hectares of wooded slopes and gardens to explore offering specatacular views and great walking trails. In the grounds there is the Palace hotel and attached Carmelite monastery. Try the spectacular looking Rococo restaurant for a special dinner one night. The Palace park is a World Heritage Site and should not be missed.