A three bedroom
detached house in need of some modernisation work for sale close to
Castelo do Bode lake in central Portugal. The house, which is set
over one floor, is connected to both mains water and electricity and
has both a well and a borehole on the land. The property is set on a
plot measuring 2,160 square metres.
The property, which does require some
modernisation work carrying out though this is mainly decoration and
is habitable at the present moment, has a detached storage annex.
The property has aluminium framed windows and the roof is in good
The property is
accessed via a gravel road (about one kilometre) but has good views
over the valley and surrounding countryside. The main entrance to
the house leads directly into the living room of the property, which
has a parquet wood floor. Two of the bedrooms, which have parquet
wooden floors are accessed off the living room. The third bedroom,
which has a concrete floor, is accessed off a hallway leading from
the living room. This hallway has a parquet wood floor and also
gives access to the property's kitchen and bathroom. This hallway
also has an exterior access door which leads to the side of the
house. The bathroom, which is partially tiled, has a bath with
shower above, toilet, bidet and pedestal sink. The kitchen is quite
basic, though there is a stainless steel sink and drain in situ as
well as some marble topped shelving units.
The annex, which is situated around 50
metres from the house, is set over one floor and also connected to
both mains water and electricity. The annex is divided into three
rooms and has a summer kitchen within one of the rooms with corner
fireplace. There is a large, traditional fireplace as well as a
bread oven, within these extra rooms, which are currently being used
for storage purposes.
Although the annex is set over one
floor, there is an exterior concrete staircase which leads to a
large roof terrace which provides good views of the surrounding area
and makes an ideal summer dining area. Adjacent to the annex there
is a covered parking area for up to two vehicles.
The property is set on a plot measuring
2,160 square metres and the majority of the land is relatively flat,
though with a slight incline. The land is all walled and there is a
vehicle entrance gate close to the house with a driveway leading to
the covered parking area.
The property has a good selection of
mature fruit trees including orange, lemon, fig, Nespera and olive
as well as many grape vines. The property also has a well and a
borehole with a water storage tank situated to the rear of the
house. These independent water sources are used for irrigating the
land and the vegetable garden.
The property is
situated in a rural situation though there are several houses
nearby. The property is within walking distance of a cafe and
Castelo do Bode lake (Portugal's second largest reservoir) is around
one kilometre from the property. Castelo do Bode lake is a popular
for all kinds of water sports including fishing, swimming, sailing,
canoeing scuba diving and water skiing.
The closest town to the property is
Tomar, which is around 15 minutes by car.
Tomar is a
popular and bustling market town, which is home to the UNESCO listed
Convento do Cristo. Tomar has a variety of supermarkets, shops,
cafes, restaurants, bars, health centres, pharmacies, banks, schools
and bus and train station.
The closest airport to the property is
Lisbon, which is around one and a half hours by car.
Lisbon airport is serviced by a variety of low cost airlines which
operate regular flights into and out of the United Kingdom and other