A substantial four
bedroom detached house with land for sale near Tomar, central
Portugal. The house, which is connected to both mains water and
electricity, is set over two floors and measures 241 square metres
of construction with a plot measuring 2,400 square metres.
The house, which is
set back from a quiet access road, has a gated gravel driveway to
the side leading to a large parking area at the rear. The house has
aluminium framed windows with some integral roller shutters. Some of
the first floor windows are still wooden framed with internal wooden
The main entrance to
the house is located at the rear. There are a set of patio doors
which lead into a spacious living room, which has a tiled floor. The
living room is double aspect and has a central, brick open fire
place. There is also a marble faced staircase which leads to the
first floor accommodation off the living room.
Off the living room
there is a hallway, also with a tiled floor, which provides access
to the rest of the ground floor accommodation. Off the hallway there
is a spacious storage room, fully tiled bathroom, one of the four
bedrooms and a spacious dining room.
The bathroom has a
bath with shower above, toilet, bidet and pedestal sink. The bedroom
has a tiled floor and internal shutters. The dining room is
spacious, also with a tiled floor and partially open plan to the
kitchen breakfast room. The dining room also has a set of double
opening patio doors which lead out to a covered terrace at the rear
of the house.
breakfast room is also a large room and double aspect. The kitchen
has a tiled floor and partially tiled walls with an ample selection
of built in base and eye level units with distressed painted doors.
The work surfaces are marble and there is a ceramic one and a half
sink and drainer, large extractor fan and space for a washing
machine, large free-standing oven, dishwasher and fridge freezer.
There is also space for a generous sized breakfast table adjacent to
the traditional style fireplace. The kitchen breakfast room also has
a set of patio doors which lead out to a covered terrace at the rear
of the house with good views over the countryside.
The first floor
accommodation can be accessed internally via the marble faced
staircase or via a variety of exterior access doors. There is a
dedicated entrance hall to the first floor, which has a parquet wood
floor. Off this hallway there are three good sized bedrooms, all of
which have parquet wood floors, and an exterior access door which
leads out to a large, corner balcony. There are also several large
built in wardrobes providing ample storage to the hallway. Two of
the bedrooms have exterior access doors which lead out to private
balconies with good views over the countryside.
There is also a
fully tiled bathroom to the first floor. The bathroom has a bath
with shower fitment above, toilet, bidet and pedestal sink. In
addition to this there is a partially tiled kitchen to the first
floor. The kitchen has a range of built in base and eye level wooden
units with marble work surfaces as well as a hand carved marble
sink. The kitchen has an exterior access door which leads out to a
balcony at the side of the house.
There is a double
aspect study room, which has a parquet wooden floor and an exterior
access door leading out to a balcony at the front of the house. The
marble faced staircase from the ground floor opens out into this
study room, though could be sectioned off quite easily to make a
fifth bedroom is necessary.
Adjacent to the
study room there is a staircase leading to the attic accommodation
where there is a spacious parquet floored room. This room has gable
end windows and a boarded ceiling and could be utilised as a fifth
bedroom or entertainment room.
The property is set
on a plot measuring 2,400 square metres, the majority of which is
relatively flat. There is ample off street parking, a covered
terrace at the rear for dining and relaxing and good a variety of
mature fruit trees including orange, tangerine, lemon, plum and
There is a lawned
garden area to the front of the house, which sweeps around to the
back and plenty of space to have a swimming pool installed if
The property is
situated in the small hamlet of Portelinhas which is only a short
one minute drive from the nearest cafe bar and mini-market at the
neighbouring village. The larger town of Tomar, which is home to the
UNESCO listed Convento do Cristo, is around 10 minutes drive from
Tomar is a bustling
market town with a variety of supermarkets, shops, cafes,
restaurants, bars, banks, health centres, hospitals, schools, bus
and train station and university. The property is also only a short
10 minute drive from Castelo do Bode lake, which is popular for all
kinds of water sport activities.
The closest airport
to the property is situated at 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 European countries.