A superbly presented 3-bedroom villa set in 2,500 sqm of land featuring landscaped areas and fabulous countryside views.
The villa has been extensively and lovingly improved by the current owners into a comfortable and welcoming home.
The villa is located close to the village of Mata do Porto, approx. 10 minutes drive to Benedita and 15 minutes drive to Caldas da Rainha. The local village offers a mini- market and café.
Briefly, the villa consists of:
• 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
• Attractive and stylish open plan lounge and dining area
• Large fully fitted kitchen and separate seating area
• Separate covered BBQ area
• Cool/heat AC units throughout
• Double glazing
• Recessed log burner
• Solar water heating
• Large garage with an additional room and bathroom
• Electric gates
• 2,500 sqm of land with fruit trees, patio, driveway and far-reaching views
The villa is approached via a quiet access road which leads to an electric gate. The driveway is paved in Portuguese calçada stone and extends around the back of the villa and down to the garage which is situated underneath the property.
A pathway running under an open stone pergola leads to the main entrance which opens into a welcoming hallway featuring a partition wall with decorative recesses.
The hallway opens into a spacious, light-filled open plan living and dining area, tastefully decorated in neutral tones. To the front of the lounge area there are double glazed patio doors and an inset log burner. The dining area features double glazed windows, A/C unit, feature lighting. Herringbone effect ceramic tiling runs throughout this area.
From the lounge/dining area a doorway, with child/pet low gate, leads to a fabulous kitchen, ideal for cooks and bakers alike!
The fully fitted kitchen includes an eye level integrated oven, gas hob, microwave, two fridge/freezers, extractor hood and dishwasher along with an extensive range of cupboards, granite work surfaces and storage. The closed pantry area houses the washing machine and dryer along with additional storage space. To the front of the kitchen a double glazed window overlooks a small enclosed garden area with paving and shrubs. There is also a double glazed window to the side aspect of the kitchen. At the rear you’ll find a built-in seating area underneath another double glazed window overlooking the rear garden.
From the kitchen an external door leads to a large covered entertaining room with built-in BBQ with plenty of room for seating, windows to the rear; windows and external door to the front; ceramic floor tiles and stairs leading down to the garage below. Please note that this room is the only area, along with the lower garage wall, that is attached to the adjacent house making it feel both private and quiet.
The bedrooms are accessed from the tiled main hallway.
The master bedroom is light filled and spacious with a separate dressing room, fully fitted en-suite bathroom consisting of a inset double sink vanity unit, toilet and walk-in shower. This bedroom has double glazed patio doors leading to the front garden and laminate flooring.
There are two guest bedrooms, both are again spacious and light filled with fitted wardrobes and are equipped with A/C units, fitted wardrobes and laminate flooring. The first bedroom is being used as an office by the current owners. The second double bedroom has access to the main bathroom.
The main bathroom has a bath with overhead shower, toilet, sink and tiled flooring. This setup gives the flexibility of having both a guest bathroom along with the option to offer additional en-suite facilities.
Externally the driveway extends around the house and to the rear of the villa where the entrance to the garage can be found. The garage is very spacious and extends across the footprint of the house. Located within the garage there is a separate room, ideal for storage or office space. Within this room you will find a bathroom consisting of a shower, toilet and wall hanging sink. In addition the garage offers additional storage space and direct access to the main house via the stairs that lead up to the BBQ room.
A particular feature of this property are the gardens that extend to the right of the property offering a great balance of sun and shade exposure throughout the day. To the front there is a decorative patio area with raised terraced beds and an artificial lawned area. The majority of the land extends to the right of the villa, and offers a high degree of privacy with lovely views over the surrounding countryside. There is space to insert a swimming pool, subject to planning permission.
Directly to the side of the kitchen there is another small garden area. Additionally there is a variety of fruit trees, including plums, cherries, fig, pomegranate, vines & apples bordering the driveway and boundaries.
The property has electricity, gas, and solar panels for hot water. Water is via mains water and sewage via a septic tank.
This house is ideally situated amongst lovely countryside yet within a short drive to larger facilities in Alcobaça and Caldas da Rainha with its range of shops, amenities and direct transport links to the north and the south. Lisbon within 1- hour drive.
This villa offers the perfect balance of tranquility and accessibility.