Large rural property in Santa Maria Extensively rebuilt in 2012, this large, 158m2, property in a rural setting offers commanding views of the surrounding countryside and the ocean on two sides, including views of Sao Miguel. This property (Energy Efficiency Rating C ) with road access is set amongst 2328m2 of mature fruit trees, apple, orange, satsuma, banana, peach, kiwi, red and white grapes etc, etc. 5 minutes from the popular seaside village of Maia by car, or 20 minutes by foot along a scenic walking trail that passes by the waterfalls at Maia. The peaceful location of the property means other popular locations on the island are best accessed by car, Praia Formosa is 15 minutes away, Vila do Porto and the airport 20 minutes.
The house is decorated in a traditional style with modern finishings and is being sold as unfurnished. Recent remodelling included the addition of ceilings and attic space, fully insulating all walls and ceilings and using double glazing throughout to ensure a dry, quiet and warm internal environment throughout the house.
There are 3 bedrooms, 18m2, 5m2 and 8m2. The master bedroom includes extensive fitted wardrobes and dresser, with views over the countryside, ocean and of a local windmill. The 2 smaller rooms have views of the land with the ground floor room's window encased by scented roses and Summer Jasmine.
The kitchen retains some traditional elements but has been expanded to a spacious 18m2, and includes 6m+ of rose flecked granite surfaces and ample fitted units.
A south facing solar room maximises the available sunlight and provides substantial warmth throughout the year, making the most of sunny winter days. Adjacent to which is a 12.5m veranda, home to several climbing plants including Jasmine. This veranda offers breathtaking views of the land, surrounding countryside and the distant ocean.
Retaining traditional elements of the building downstairs is a large open plan area that currently incorporates a 13m2 office and 18m2 lounge area divided by two supporting columns. This 31m2 area receives a strong wifi signal (the house had a 100mbps broadband connection) yet is almost entirely soundproof creating a peaceful sanctuary even during the breeziest Atlantic storms.
All houses papers are in order and in date, with no complications involved in this sale. Construction completed in 2012 with licence, technical data and energy certificate all available.
The established flower and fruit gardens have been raised organically and lend themselves well to horticultural endeavours or buyers interested in a certain degree of self-sufficiency.