4 Bedroom House with Garden and Garage
This traditional countryside Portuguese home located in Pousada in the heart of the fruit growing region has been lovingly improved by its current owners embracing a mixture of modern energy efficiency upgrades yet still retaining its traditional features.
It has the bonus of being surrounded by beautiful countryside yet well located for those seeking countryside living yet but still within easy reach of Alcobaça, Caldas da Rainha, major road networks and beaches
The house is well situated within its plot allowing for easy maintenance with established fruit trees, bushes and shady covered areas ideal for relaxing and entertaining alfresco.
The house offers flexible accommodation and would appeal to buyers looking for either a permanent or second home.
T4, but could be converted into a T5
2 garages, one detached and the other integrated to the main house ( one can be used as a hobby/storeroom )
2 bathrooms (one en-suite)
Large living room/ dining area
Feature Fireplace with traditional brickwork
Solar water heater – 200 litre tank
Replacement double glazed windows
Traditional decorative wooden parquet flooring to upper level
Electric fires to two bedrooms
Septic Tank x2
Plot size 722sqm
Energy rating D ( Please see note below )
This lovely home sits well within its plot within the village of Pousada and surrounding countryside
The property is approached via a side street leading to two separate parking areas , one has a covered carport leading to the garage/storeroom and the other in front of the detached garage.
Entrance to the main house is via a front covered porch area with a outdoor seating area and main door leading to the entrance hall. Tiled flooring extends throughout all the downstairs rooms .
The property benefits from Mosquito screens to every window
To the left there is a fitted kitchen comprising of wooden cabinets, work surfaces, open storage unit, freestanding electric oven, gas hob along and a free standing fridge freezer. To the front there’s a double glazed window overlooking the front garden with distance countryside views.
Next to the kitchen there’s a fully tiled shower room comprising of a walk in shower, toilet, basin with storage, feature mirror, double glazed window and extractor fan.
From the hallway a door opens onto a large living room with a feature open fireplace, tiled flooring, pellet burner, double glazed window to the side aspect and a double glazed patio window which opens up to a covered terrace ideal for entertaining.
From the living room a door leads to a large double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, double glazed window, tiled flooring and fully titled en-suite bathroom comprising of a walk in shower, toilet, basin with storage, corner storage unit, extractor fan and glazed window blocks for privacy.
On the ground floor you will find two further bright and spacious double bedrooms both with electric fires, tiled flooring and double glazed windows.
A beautiful restored wooden stairway leads to two further rooms with double glazed windows . The wooden flooring is a particular feature of this house and has been restored by the current owners to showcase the beauty of the wooden design.
Outside the house is surrounded by well defined separate areas offering privacy and shade. Low maintenance gardens and an abundance of fruit trees including plums, apples and citrus fruits line the boundary of the property offering additional privacy and security.
At the rear there is a decking area ideal for relaxing along with separate utility and technical room and a pathway leads around the house allowing easy access to all parts of the house and garage
A working well provides water for irrigation and general household use. There are two septic tanks
From the covered driveway there is a brick built barbecue and two separate stairways leading to the front and rear of the property
PLEASE NOTE – since the energy certificate was issued as a D rating the current owners have made significant improvements to the house to include Solar water heating, replacement double glazed windows and the installation of a pellet burner
The house is well located approximately 10 mins from Alcobaça and Alfeizerão and 20 mins from Caldas da Rainha . Lisbon is approx 1 hour drive . Locally there are a range of facilities offering an extensive range of locally produced goods, artisan breads, pastries and drinks as well as a small supermarket and café.