This is a delightful traditional stone built semi-detached Galician house with additional garden cottage. Both beautifully restored to a very high standard using chestnut wood throughout, the house is light and airy with high ceilings, and the cottage, currently used as a holiday rental during the summer months, is ideal for anyone looking for a beautiful family home whilst providing extra income.
Located in the village of Baleo, which is also the location of the best pizza bar around. In a beautiful valley by the ria, the property is a 5 minute drive from numerous gorgeous beaches, 5k from the local town Ortigueira, which has all amenities; schools, shops, pool, sports centre health centre and restaurants and bars.
Currently laid out with two bedroom, two bathrooms with possibility of easily converting to having a third bedroom. There is ample parking for a number of vehicles.
The ground floor ( 6.3 x 6 m) consists of an open plan kitchen, dining and living room with a terracotta tiled floor throughout. The kitchen has an original working bread oven and hearth perfect for pizza night and indoor BBQs. Fitted chestnut kitchen with white marble worktops, electric oven and ceramic hob, fridge freezer and dishwasher. The dining area is spacious with enough room for a large table. As well as having two windows, the front door is partially glazed ensuring plenty of light flows in. The lounge area has a huge contemporary design wood burning stove, which heats the whole house in the winter. Through the rear glazed door and down a few steps you are in the sun room a glorious room (5x4m) with bifold doors which open onto the courtyard where there is a BBQ – perfect for entertaining.
Half way up the stairs is the first bathroom, with toilet, bath and shower. It’s a dreamy place for a long hot soak. Continue up to the first floor, the master bedroom with treble aspect windows to the north, south and east. This room could very easily be divided in half to give a third bedroom. The guest bedroom is a double. Also bathroom number two, a bright contemporary room with plenty of room. A shower, WC and sink and bidet.
The attic is currently used for storage, it could also be easily converted into another bedroom if required.
On the other side of the courtyard is the guest house, a gorgeous little cottage (4.3x6m), which is fully self sufficient and currently used as a holiday rental during the summer providing a 5.000 euro income PA. The cottage has it’s own kitchen, dining/living area with a wood burning stove and comfortable double bed on the mezzanine, and small shower room. It’s a light and very unique space, which was originally built as a tai chi studio. The Guest house also has it’s own patio and BBQ area.
There is also an horeo (traditional grain store) which is a delight, very old and full of charm and a large wooden shed.
The garden is beautiful and enchanting, with mature trees; including fig, walnut, wild peach, lemon and apples, plus grape vine and soft fruits. The garden is very unique – the current owner has created a garden of interest and there are many secret places and interesting creative features. There is a glasshouse and also a vegetable garden, all surrounded by orchards.