If you are looking for a lovely house with loads of character and no work needed, then this could be your ideal home.
The property is 4 bedroomed, two of which are in the guest annex, and two in the main house.
The guest annex is located upstairs in the main house accessed by an external staircase.
The Main House
The main house is accessed by patio doors and pens into a large open plan lounge kitchen diner. A large fireplace sits in the corner and provides more than ample heat for the whole house.
The lounge and kitchen diner sections are separated by a half wall.
In the kitchen, all the units are hand-built in a rustic cottage style.
From the lounge area, stairs lead up to a minstrels gallery which looks down over part of the lounge and the kitchen. This area could be closed in to create a fifth bedroom or could be used as a study or art studio.
From the lounge, a corridor leads off to the bedroom area. Here there are two bedrooms, one of them en-suite and another bathroom.
All the windows are double glazed with extrenal wood shutters and all the internal doors are manufactured in rustic pine. Wood and beams and stone and ceramic tiled give this property and lovely open feel with lots of windows providing excellent light and calming areas.
The apartment is accessed by external stairs from the courtyard. The stairs open onto a small balcony which gives great views over the garden, the land and the surrounding woodland.
The door to the apartment opens up onto a kitchen diner lounge area which is fitted in rustic style with ceramic tile floors and lots of light pine.
The apartment has two bedrooms and a bathrooom, all well fitted and with double glazed windows.
Outside the cottage has lots of great areas.
The property is accessed through a large gateway and a driveway leads to a small barn/woodstore.
The main formal garden is through a small side gate leading to a lovely courtyard area set with potted plants and a large covered verandah.
Also in the courtyard area is a BBQ and an independant utility room.
The garden is designed to be low maintenance with large gravelelled areas, confined garden areas and lovely fruit trees.
There is a small workshop under the stairs to the apartment.
There is also a large garage that is currently used as a woodworking workshop but could be utilised as a garage.
There are two gazebo areas for sitting and enjoying te peace and quiet of the location.
There is a vegetable area, which is screened from the main house.
The lawn area could be utilised by the new owner for growing more vegetables. Currently this is arranged in two tiers of lawn separated by a large planted area with shrubs and trees.
The property has lemon trees, oranges, olive and other fruits and many decorative plants.
The property is in a small village on the edge of the woods.
Within 5 minutes drive is a large market town with all amenities including chemist, builders merchants, florist, furniture shop, petrol station, mini market, cafes and resturants.
The largest local town is Tomar, the one-time center of the Knights Templars and is filled with historic culture and everything you could need including a hospital, weekly market, railway station and bus station and beautiful pedestrianised centre.
Lisbon Airport is 75 minutes and the lovely resorts of the Silver Coast are just over an hour away. The area boasts lovely river beaches and also the magnificent Baragem do Castelo Branco which has beaches and water sports. Also a drive away is the fantastic water park at Castanheira de Pera with one of the wave machines in Europe.
This would be a great family home or a great rental or maybe even both. The outside spaces are great and there would be plenty of room to install a pool.
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