This heritage house is said to have been built in the 1800s during the Spanish era. It is one of the 28 houses declared as heritage homes by the National Historical Institute of the Philippines, when it declared Pila, Laguna as a National Historical Landmark in the year 2000. The property is within walking distance of the town plaza which is surrounded by several other heritage homes.
Included in the sale is a 2-bedroom contemporary bungalow built on the same lot for the owner’s use when they are in town.
The backyard is an open space used as parking for vehicles but that can potentially be converted into a covered garage, sprawling landscaped garden, a storage unit, staff quarters, or even another 1-bedroom cottage.
The heritage house is also a potential site for an events place or a period restaurant, a trend in Filipino fusion cuisines.
This 2-level heritage house has a floor area of 389 square meters more or less. It was said to have been built in the 1800s during the Spanish era. The house is one among 28 houses in the town of Pila, declared in May 2000 by the National Historical Institute of the Philippines, as heritage homes. Pila is the only town in the Philippines that is formally recognized as a historical site by both the church and the state, according to Philippine historian Dr. Luciano Santiago. In the same lot, is a two-bedroom bungalow built in the early 2000's and is located beside the heritage house with a separate gate. For an appointment to view this home and for more details, contact the listing broker at [email protected] .com