Spacious 4 Bedroom with Pool and Stunning Views
A lovely home situated on a landscaped lot amidst the gently sloping hills of Salir do Matos. This home has 4 bedrooms, a spacious kitchen and dining room area and a living room with fireplace. There are three bedrooms on the main level; one bedrooms and a large games room upstairs. Outside is a beautifully landscaped garden that incorporates an orchard and a wooden cabin. There is also a heated swimming pool, a BBQ area and a pool room. A long veranda runs along the front of the house making a lovely area to sit and enjoy the views.
The property is accessed by way of remote controlled double electric gates that open onto a wide sweeping driveway that curves up through the property to where the house sits, beautifully perched on the side of the gentle rise that gives way to the beautiful views to the front.
There is a covered terrace to the front of the house which leads to the front door, which, in turn opens into a large hallway that has floors finished in wood.
Double, part glazed doors to the right lead into the living room. There are wood floors, a lovely wood burning fireplace with fitted recuperator ensuring maximum heating efficiency. This room also has an electric radiator and double French doors that open to the front terrace.
To the left of the hallway a further set of part glazed double doors opens into a spacious dining room that has an arch leading to the kitchen. The dining room area has tiled floors and newly fitted triple patio doors that open to the side of the property and the pool area. There is a triple window to the front. This room has tiled floors and an electric radiator.
The kitchen has a matching range of base and wall units with granite work surfaces. There is a double stainless steel sink with mixer tap over, an electric hob with extractor fan and an eye level oven. There is space for an upright fridge freezer. A convenient breakfast bar separates the kitchen and dining room. There is a double window that looks to the side of the property and the floors are tiled.
Off the kitchen is a very convenient laundry/utility area that also serves as a “mudroom” when accessing the property from the back.
The L shaped hallways extends to the back and leads to the bedrooms and bathroom.
The family bathroom is large and features double sinks set onto a vanity unit with a mirror over. There is also a full bath with a shower off the taps, a w.c., and a bidet. The bathroom is fully tiled and has a double obscured window at the back.
The first of the spacious bedrooms has wood floors, a window to the rear and an electric storage heater.
The second bedroom is used by the current owners as an office and has wood floors and a double window to the rear.
The master bedroom is very spacious, has wood floors and French doors that open to the front terrace and the views. There are built in wardrobes and an electric storage heater. The ensuite bathroom has a corner shower unit, a w.c., and a sink set into a vanity unit. The bathroom is fully tiled and there is an obscured window to the side.
Upstairs there is a large room to the front that is used as a second sitting/TV room. Large double windows look to the front and over the front garden and views. Double patio doors open onto a large terrace that provides a wonderful space to enjoy the views and countryside.
The spare room on this level is also used as an office by the current owners and features wood floors and a double window to the back.
A long driveway is beautifully shaped through the front of the property gradually leading up to the front of the house.
The front garden has been beautifully landscaped with mature shrubs and trees. There is also an orchard area where there are plums, pears, apples, oranges, lemons and other fruits. The owners have also installed a wooden cabin with decking that can remain or be removed.
A covered terrace runs along the front of the house which is a beautiful spot to sit, relax and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the garden and the views.
To the side is a heated swimming pool, with an eletric cover for ease of use. There is also a BBQ area and a building which houses the pool equipment and provides additional storage.
In addition, there is a double garage and a wood store.
Located in the sought-after area of Salir de Matos, this property is only a fifteen-minute drive from the beaches of São Martinho and Foz de Arelho.
This property is also only fifteen minutes away from the bustling town of Caldas da Rainha.
Sao Martinho 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 15 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 away. A regular bus service runs from Caldas da Rainha to Lisbon. The high speed trains run from Lisbon down to the Algarve.