This 4 bedroom property located in a charming village near to Cela on the Silver Coast in Portugal, has been beautifully renovated to provide a home oozing warmth and comfort. There is a large lounge, a brand new family sized kitchen with quality appliances, four bedrooms, 2 ½ bathrooms, outbuildings, terraces and amazing views from the 3300m2 lot. The house is on mains electric and sewers and has fibre internet.
The property is accessed by way of a single pedestrian gate that opens onto the path and leads to the front covered entrance and also by way of a double driveway gate that opens onto the driveway and will accommodate two cars to the front with additional space to the rear.
The front door opens into a spacious entrance hall with a unique Calcada tiled flooring with an inset design.
To the right is an inner hall leads to the living room, kitchen, bathroom and a fourth bedroom currently being used as an office. A central heating radiator is to the left.
The living room is filled with light from four sets of double windows fitted with attractive wood shutters. The floors are in a beautiful honey coloured wood. There is a feature wood fireplace with an attractive stone surround and mantle. There are two wall mounted central heating radiators.
There is a fourth bedroom here that is used by the present owners as a “snug”/television room. A full height glass door provides natural light and opens onto the back terrace and the views beyond. The beautiful wood floors continue into this room. There is a wall mounted central heating radiator.
The bathroom is spacious and light. There is an attractive sink unit with drawers and a large vanity mirror over, a W-C. and a large storage cupboard for towels and linen.
The large and attractive family kitchen has a range of base and wall units with beautiful wood worktops. Deep drawers to the base provide ample storage space. There is also a built in dishwasher, a range cooker with extractor hood over and space for an American style fridge/freezer. The work-surfaces have a large double sink with mixer tap over. The floors are finished in wood with an attractive herringbone design. Large double windows look to the rear and side and a glazed door leads to the terrace and garden. The kitchen is large enough to accommodate a family sized dining table and chairs.
To the right of the entrance is the hall leading to the bedrooms and additional sitting area. The hall has wooden floors and a large array of built in storage cupboards.
The additional living space here is attractive, has wood floors and two double windows that open to the side. A double patio door opens to the front of the property and provides natural light to this area.
The master bedroom is very attractive and spacious. There is a lovely double landscape window that looks to the rear garden and views. The floors are tiled and there is a central heating radiator to the side. A dressing area sits between the master bedroom and the ensuite bathroom. The ensuite bathroom is beautifully finished and has a W.C., a sink set onto a large vanity unit with plenty of drawers for storage. There is a large lighted mirror above the vanity. A full sized bath with shower off the taps finishes the bathroom. The floors and walls are tiled and there is a heated towel rail. An obscured glass window looks to the side.
The third bedroom has beautiful wood floors, a double window to the side and a central heating radiator.
The main bathroom has a W-C., a sink set onto a vanity unit and a large walk in shower. The bathroom is fully tiled, has a window to the side and a heated towel rail.
The fourth bedroom is also a good size and has wood floors, a double window to the front and a central heating radiator.
Upstairs there is an open loft area that is used by the current owners as a hobby room, but could easily be utilized as an office or additional bedroom space if needed. A door from this area opens onto a large terrace that looks directly out over the countryside to the views beyond.
To the front is a driveway that will accommodate 2 cars. There is an additional full sized gate that ensures the front is totally secure and opens onto the back of the property where there is plenty of additional parking for multiple cars.
Directly off the back of the house is a large patio area – a lovely spot to sit and relax, enjoy dinner with friends and look over the garden and countryside views.
The lots measures a total of 3,407m2. On the lot to the left is a lawned area with a beautiful willow tree, a lovely area to have an afternoon nap while relaxing in the shade of this wonderful tree. To the right are several outbuildings that can be used for storage or garage. These could potentially be used as an annex, however permission would have to be applied for as they are at the moment only for outside storage.
The lot extends from here with far reaching views to the countryside beyond.
This property is located in the heart of a lovely and popular village on the Silver Coast. It is a 6 minute drive to Alcobaca.
Alcobaca 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. Alcobaca 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 Alcobaca 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 Sao Martinho is a 21 minute drive. Sao 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 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. A promenade and cycle track stretches around the whole bay with the cycle track connecting to the Estrada Atlantica 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.
Lisbon and Lisbon Airport are approximately one hour and 20 minutes away.