A two bedroom wooden
house with lake views for sale close to the quaint central Portugal
village of Dornes. The house, which is set over two floors, is also
only 300 metres from the shore of Castelo do Bode lake, which
is Portugal's second largest reservoir.
The house is
connected to both mains water and electricity and is double glazed
throughout. The house measures 149 square metres of construction and
is set on a plot measuring 1,491 square metres. The main entrance to
the house, which was built in 2003, is located at the side and
accessed via a covered veranda, which wraps around two sides of the
house providing good, uninterrupted views of the lake. The main
entrance leads directly into a spacious, double aspect living room,
which has good views over the lake.
The living room has
a tiled floor and wooden walls and ceiling. Off the living room
there is a kitchen, accessed via part glazed wooden door. The
kitchen has a range of built in base and eye level wooden units and
granite work surface. There is a one and a half stainless steel sink
and drainer, extractor fan and space for a large, range style oven.
The kitchen also has an exterior access door which leads out to a
stone face staircase providing access to a private patio area
complete with built in barbecue.
There are two double
bedrooms, both of which have tiled floors. There is a family
bathroom adjacent to the bedrooms, which is fully tiled and has a
wooden ceiling. The bathroom has a bath with shower attachment
above, toilet, bidet and vanity basin with storage cupboard beneath.
The lower ground
floor of the property is accessed externally at the rear. To the
lower ground floor of the house there is a spacious double garage,
which has an up and over vehicle access door and a tiled floor. In
addition to this there is a spacious living room also with a tiled
floor and open, stone fireplace. Off the living room there is a
further kitchen. This kitchen has some built in base and eye level
units along with a stainless steel sink and drainer. There is also a
bathroom to the lower ground floor. The bathroom is partially tiled
and has a shower, toilet and vanity basin.
At the side of the
house there is a driveway which leads around to the rear and the
garages as well as ample parking. The patio areas around the house
have been paved in traditional marble setts (Calcadas) and there is
a mature Cork Oak tree as well as some fruit trees in situ.
The property is
located only a short walk from the Centro Nautico de Zęzere, where
it is possible to hire canoes and kayaks to use on Castelo do Bode
lake, which is a haven for all water sport activities. There are
other houses either side of the property though the area is
relatively peaceful and quiet.
The closest village
to the property is situated at Dornes, which is around seven
kilometres drive. Dornes is a quaint village, which has several
cafes and shops and a hexagonal stone tower constructed by the
The larger town of
Ferreira do Zęzere is around 12 kilometres drive. Ferreira do Zęzere
has supermarkets, shops, banks, restaurants, cafes, school, sports
centre, library and bus station.
The historic town of
Tomar, which is home to the UNESCO listed
Convento do Cristo, is around 25 minutes drive from the property.
Tomar is a popular location for visitors and has a large variety of
cafes, restaurants, bars, bus and train station and other historic
The closest airport to the property is located at Lisbon, which is
around one and three 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 European