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3+1 Bedroom Home, Private, Walk to Cafes, Shops

Property Ref: 110453

Description

This lovely 3+1 bedroom home is nestled on the edge of the popular village of Foz do Arelho on the Silver Coast of Portugal. This is a very spacious home that has a living room, family kitchen, three bedrooms (one with ensuite) and family bathroom on the main level. A large lower level is comprised of a utility room, another large room for a bedroom or hobby room and a generous garage area. On the upper level is a spacious room that can be utilized for a myriad of uses and under eaves storage.

The house is in the village of Foz do Arelho where you can walk to restaurants, cafes, mini-markets and shops. The beaches at Foz do Arelho are within walking distance.

Detail …..

The house is accessed by a single pedestrian gate to the front which leads to a covered terrace or by way of a pedestrian gate to the side which leads to the stairs to the front door. There is also a sliding double driveway gate that opens onto the drive and leads to the garage.

Entering the property from the front door you step into a spacious entrance hall. The floors are tiled and there is a central heating radiator. Stairs lead down to the lower level and up to the loft area. To the right is the living room.

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The living room is a comfortable room with French doors that open onto the covered front terrace. There is also a wide double window to the side, flooding this room with natural light. There is a free standing wood stove making this room beautifully cosy when the evenings are a little cooler. The floors are tiled and there is a central heating radiator.

The kitchen is a good sized family kitchen where there is space for a dining table and chairs. There is a matching range of base and wall units with work surfaces incorporating a double stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap over. Also incorporated into the units are an electric hob and oven and space for a dishwasher and free standing fridge/freezer. There is a wide double window that looks to the front. The floors are tiled and there is a central heating radiator.

Off the kitchen and to the side is a lovely spacious balcony that looks over the garden and beyond to the village.

The first of the double bedrooms is used by the current owners as an office. There is a double window to the side, tiled floors and a central heating radiator.

The master bedroom has a built in wardrobe, a double window to the side, tiled floors and a central heating radiator. The ensuite bathroom has a sink set into a vanity unit with drawers and a cabinet over, a bidet, w.c. And shower unit. There is an obscured window, tiled floors and a heated towel rail.

The third double bedroom has built in wardrobes, a double window to the side and a central heating radiator.

The family bathroom has a wide sink set onto a vanity unit with alighted mirror over. There is a bidet, w.c., and a full bath with a shower off the taps. The bathroom is fully tiled and there is an obscured window.

Stairs from the entrance hall lead up to the loft area. This is a very large and spacious area that is used at present as a hobby room and for storage. There is good full height space here and this room could be utilized for a myriad of different uses. The floors are fully tiled and the walls and ceiling are finished. Off the main loft area room is a further storage room with limited head height.

The lower level of the home is equally spacious. The present owners use part of this space as their formal dining room. During covid when entertaining was limited they ate here with the garage door open and loved it so much they have kept with this option. Part of the garage is used as an office and part as an area for a car restoration project.

Off to the front side of the lower level is an additional large room that could be used as an extra bedroom, hobby room, storage. The floors are fully tiled and there is a long double window.

Outside…

To the front is a path leading to the front door and a spacious covered terrace. There is a lawned area to either side and mature trees and shrubs.

At one side the owners have created an attractive space with mature shrubs on either side, a quiet seating area and steps that lead to the front.

The back garden has a calcada driveway that leads to the garage where the entrance is covered with an attractive pergola. The garden is mostly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs. There is a brick built BBQ for outside dining and entertainment. The drive area leads to the front and side with a set of attractive stone steps that lead to the front door.

Note –  Improvements to the property include:

A new central heating system run by an High Efficiency pellet burner which is located in the machine room on the lower level.
New Hot water heater
New Induction stovetop/Hob, oven, and extractor
7-station irrigation system
Automatic drive gate
Security system
Fruit trees, Apple, Pear, Lemon

Location

This charming property is situated in the village of Foz do Arelho. The village of Foz do Arelho has several mini markets, cafes, restaurants, bank, hotels, as well as one of the most scenic and beautiful beaches in the area. The beach area is lined with a selection of cafes and restaurants. One one side there is the ruggedness of the Atlantic Ocean and on the other the safety of the Obidos Lagoon, making this a safe beach for families to enjoy. There are many outdoor activities carried out here including wind surfing, kayaking, sailing and other water-sport activities. There is also a sailing school where you can take lessons and rent equipment. A purpose built cycle track stretches from Foz do Arelho connecting to the Estrada Atlantica where you can cycle for miles. There are also fabulous walks that surround this entire area.

The town of São Martinho do Porto is a few minutes drive along the scenic Estrada Atlantica. 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 Sao 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.

The town of Caldas da Rainha is a 15 minute drive. 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.

Lisbon and Lisbon Airport are approximately one hour away. A regular bus service runs from Caldas da Rainha to Lisbon.

Features

Year Built: 2008

Build Size: 169

Lot Size: 500

Energy Rating: : D

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Location

To Airport: 1 hour drive

Nearest shop/cafe: 5 minute walk

To Beach: 10 minute walk

To Golf: 20 minute drive

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