A four bedroom
detached villa with views over Castelo do Bode lake for sale near
Tomar, central Portugal. The villa, which is set over two floors, is
fully double glazed with traditional style exterior shutters. The
villa is located in an elevated position and benefits from a large,
The villa measures
260 square metres of construction and is set on a plot measuring
2,000 square metres. The villa benefits from pre-installation of air
conditioning and central vacuuming though these systems have not
been installed by the current owner. The property is connected to
both mains water and electricity, though also benefits from having a
borehole and there is a telephone line installed.
The main entrance to
the villa leads into a spacious central hallway, which has a tiled
floor. Off the hallway there is a large, double aspect living room,
which also has a tiled floor. The living room has a wooden ceiling,
which does need a little repair. There are two sets of patio doors,
which lead out to the front of the house and a covered terrace with
good views towards the lake.
The kitchen is also
accessed off the hallway and has a tiled floor and partially tiled
walls. The kitchen is spacious, has a traditional style open
fireplace and a good selection of built in base and eye level wooden
units with granite work surfaces. The kitchen is equipped with an
integral electric oven, four ring gas hob, a one and a half
stainless steel sink and drainer and extractor fan. There is space
for a free-standing fridge freezer as well as a good sized dining
Off the kitchen
there a small hallway which has a large built in storage cupboard
and an exterior access door which leads to the rear of the villa.
There is a spacious utility room, which also has a tiled floor,
accessed off this hallway. The utility room has plumbing for a
washing machine and there are both base and eye level built in
wooden units with granite work surfaces. Adjacent to the utility
room is a fully tiled bathroom. The bathroom has a toilet, pedestal
sink and walk in shower.
The villa has four
good sized bedrooms. Three of these bedrooms have built in wooden
wardrobes and hard wood floors. The fourth bedroom has a wood
laminate floor. Two of the bedrooms have views of Castelo do Bode
lake, with one of these having a set of patio doors which open out
onto a terrace at the front of the villa. Two of the bedrooms are
There is a family
sized bathroom, which is fully tiled. The bathroom has a bath with
shower above, toilet, bidet and double vanity unit with marble top
and storage cupboard beneath.
The villa also has
an integral garage which is located to the lower ground floor. The
garage can be accessed internally via a stone faced staircase or
externally from the rear of the villa. The garage has an 'up and
over' metal vehicle access door and two windows. The floor of the
garage has been tiled, though the walls have not been painted. The
garage is a good size and could easily accommodate several vehicles
as well as retaining a work shop area.
At the side of the
villa there is an open sided car port and ample hard standing car
parking. The villa is set on a plot measuring 2,000 square metres.
There is a dirt driveway around the villa to the rear and the access
to the garage.
The property does
have some mature trees including pine and olives though the majority
of the garden has not been landscaped. The property enjoys good
views of Castelo do Bode lake, which is only a short walk away.
Castelo do Bode lake, Portugal's second largest reservoir. Castelo do Bode
lake is popular with water sport lovers and you can enjoy a number
of activities on the lake including water skiing, swimming, sailing,
canoeing, fishing, scuba diving and bird watching.
The property is
secluded though not isolated and there are other properties in the
vicinity. There are several cafes within walking distance of the
property as well as a restaurant with several more only a short
The closest town to the property is located at
Tomar, which is home
to the UNESCO listed
Convento do Cristo. Tomar is a popular and
bustling town with a range of supermarkets, shops, cafes,
restaurants, bus and train station, sports centres, pharmacies,
banks, health centres, university and hospital.
The closest airport to the property is
Lisbon, which is around one and a quarter 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