2+2 Bedroom Home on Large Lot with Views
This attractive home sits on a 1270m2 lot in a peaceful and private location. The views will take your breath away. There are effectively four bedrooms, one en-suite, two living rooms, family sized kitchen, large garage/workshop area and a large patio to the rear that takes full advantage of the views. The property is less than an 8 minute drive into the main town of Alcobaça.
Access to the property is via a wrap around balcony that leads to the front door. A driveway leads down to the garage on the lower level.
The front door opens into the living/dining room area. This is a large room with tiled floors and a woodstove with vents that provide heat to this room and the kitchen. Two sets of patio doors lead to the outside balcony and these in addition to a triple obscured window flood this area with natural light. Built in shelves to either side of the fireplace provide storage, bookcases or somewhere for treasured family decorations.
The kitchen has a matching range of base and wall units with work surfaces incorporating a stainless steel sink with drainer and an electric hob with extractor fan over. There is also a dishwasher an electric oven and a fridge/freezer. The kitchen is fully tiled and a large double sliding window looks out to the side.
The first bedroom has wood floors, built in wardrobes and patio doors that open onto a balcony looking over the views to the rear – a lovely space to enjoy your morning tea. The ensuite bathroom has a corner shower unit, a sink set into a vanity unit and a W.C. The ensuite is fully tiled.
The family bathroom has a full bath with a shower off the taps, a sink sent into a vanity unit, w.c., bidet and is fully tiled. There is an obscured sliding window to the side.
The second bedroom has wood floors, built in wardrobes, a double window to the side and patio doors that open onto a balcony that looks over the views to the rear.
Downstairs, there is a large living space that has patio doors leading to a good sized terrace that provides amazing views over the adjoining countryside. There is a BBQ on the balcony so a lovely space to entertain and dine.
The bathroom on this level has a shower cubicle, a W.C., and a sink set into a vanity unit.
There are two additional rooms on this floor which the owners are utilizing as a third and fourth bedrooms. They have wood effect tiled floors and windows that look to the side.
The garage/workshop room on this level is large. There is a side entrance door and a roll up door providing vehicular access. It would not be difficult to split this room to use half for storage and/or garage and the other for a hobby room or other space as needed.
The minute you pull up to the front of this property you will be immediately taken in by the views over the countryside and down through the valley, they really are simply breathtaking.
There is a parking area immediately adjacent to the front of the property and a driveway which leads down to the garage.
A balcony run in two sections along the front and sides of the house, with a large balcony to the back of the house leading off the lower level.
The land extends to 1270m2 and is in need of some landscaping. There is ample space for a swimming pool (permission would need to be applied for).
The location of this property is on a quiet road offering privacy and tranquillity. The neighbours are friendly and you will often come home to find the latest produce on your doorstep.
It is less than a ten minute drive into the main town of Alcobaça.
Alcobaça is a lovely town that is big enough to provide you with everything you need but still small enough to be personal. There are supermarkets, cafes, restaurants, banks, health centres, dentists, a hospital, a beautiful park and all other amenities you would expect from a mid sized town. Alcobaça is word famous for it’s fabulous monastery which is a must see. It is surrounded by streets filled with wonderful old buildings in a variety of architectural designs. There are many cafes and restaurants where you can enjoy the local delicacies. Opposite the monastery is a wide pedestrian area where you can sit and enjoy a wonderful smooth coffee or a glass of chilled vinho while relaxing and watching as the world meanders around you.
There is a twice weekly fruit and vegetable market in Alcobaça where you can buy wonderful and fresh local produce as well as fresh baked bread, cheeses, pulses, beans, nuts, dried fruit, beautiful and colourful fresh flowers, baskets and many other local artisan products.
The town of São Martinho do Porto is a 20 minute drive. São Martinho is is one of the most popular towns and beaches on the Silver Coast. The town itself surrounds the shell shaped bay which in itself provides a safe area for families to enjoy days on the beach with safe swimming. The beach stretches all the way around to the nearby village of Salir do Porto. In São Martinho do Porto there are numerous restaurants and cafes that cater to many different palates. In addition there is a pharmacy, supermarkets, several mini-markets, butchers, bakeries, lovely pastry shops, gift and souvenir shops as well as clothing chops and shops with wonderful products for the home and garden. A promenade and cycle track stretches around the whole bay with the cycle track connecting to the Estrada Atlântica where you can cycle for miles. There are also fabulous walks that surround this entire area.
The town of Caldas da Rainha is a 25 minute drive. Caldas has a population of approximately 52,000. Caldas is a lovely town that is large enough to provide all you need while still maintaining a welcoming and vibrant community feel. In Caldas there are an unending array of cafes and restaurants, catering to every taste, including vegan, gluten free and other dietary preferences. Caldas has hotels, shopping centres, cultural centres, supermarkets, banks, pharmacies, doctors, dentists, two hospitals, schools for every level. There is also a fabulous centre park where there is usually some form of entertainment taking place. There are often art displays here; once a month there is a fabulous outdoor antiques and flea market that stretches throughout the entire park and makes for a great day out. There is a duck pond in the park where you can rent boats and there is also a children’s play area.
There is a daily fruit and vegetable market in Caldas where you can buy wonderful and fresh local produce as well as fresh baked bread, cheeses, pulses, beans, nuts, dried fruit, beautiful and colourful fresh flowers, baskets and many other local artisan products. There are several cafes directly off the market to enjoy a relaxing coffee while picking up your produce. A Monday market covers a huge area and at this market you can expect to be able to find pretty much anything for the home or garden.
There are several beaches and golf courses within a half hour of this property.
Lisbon and Lisbon Airport are approximately one hour and 20 minutes away.