- Updated On:
- November 23, 2021
- 6 Bedrooms
- 5 Bathrooms
- 429.00 m2
A very unique opportunity to purchase a property that lends itself to a number of scenarios and possibilities. Two families looking to buy together but not live together, an investment income producing property, a property where you can live and also produce a good income. Located in the popular area of Serra do Bouro on the Silver Coast, the property is a few minutes from the beautiful beaches at Foz do Arelho and São Martinho do Porto and less than ten minutes from the main town of Caldas da Rainha.
The property consists of two villas, one having three bedrooms, one having two bedrooms and a one level cottage having one bedroom. All are spacious and beautifully appointed. They are all positioned to allow privacy and personal space but with a communal outside kitchen and patio area if desired.
There are stunning views over the countryside which can be enjoyed from the villas or while relaxing on a sun lounger beside the swimming pool which again has been placed to take full advantage of the views.
In detail …..
The property is accessed by way of a sliding gate or a pedestrian gate which opens onto a parking area which will accommodate several cars. To the right is the first of the villas.
Villa 1 …..
This is accessed byway of a concrete path that leads to the double front door. The open plan living/dining area is spacious, light and airy. The floors are tiled and there are windows to the sides, front and back.
The kitchen has been beautifully appointed with matching range of base and wall units. The work surfaces incorporate a double stainless steel sink unit with drainer and mixer tap, an electric hob with extractor over and an electric oven. There is also a dishwasher and space for an upright fridge/freezer. There are attractive tiled splashbacks. The centre island provides additional storage, a breakfast bar and a built in wine rack.
A separate dining room could be utilized as a downstairs bedroom if required. The floors are tiled and there is a double window and built in cupboards and storage.
The bathroom has a w.c., bidet, pedestal sink and a full bath with shower off the taps. The bathroom is fully tiled and has a window to the side.
Stairs lead to the first floor landing which has beautiful wooden floors that continue through to the bedrooms.
The first bedroom has wooden floors and a vaulted ceiling that is wood lined with beams and an inset velux window. There are French doors with shutters that open onto a Juliet balcony.
The bathroom has been beautifully fitted with a pedestal sink, w.c., and a walk in shower with glass screen. The ceiling is vaulted with an inset velux window. The bathroom is fully tiled.
The second bedroom also has the same beautiful wooden floors and a vaulted ceiling with inset velux windows. The double French doors have internal shutters and open onto the Juliet balcony. Off the bedroom is a spacious walk in wardrobe.
The third bedroom has wood floors and a wooden ceiling and double windows to the side.
Outside is a private garden and seating area that has been designed for ease of maintenance. This area is private and not overlooked.
The spacious cottage has been very nicely designed and appointed. The front door opens into a hallway which is adjacent to the open plan living area that incorporates a living/dining and kitchen area. The floors are tiled and there are wood lined ceilings with beams. There is a double window looking to the front.
The kitchen has a range of base units with work surfaces that incorporates a double stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over. There is an electric hob with extractor fan over. The base units have an electric oven and space for a dishwasher and an under counter fridge. There is also a breakfast bar and a double window to the front.
The bedroom has tiled floors, a wood lined ceiling with beams and a double window to the side.
The bathroom has a pedestal sink, toilet, bidet and a full bath with shower over. The bathroom is part tiled and there is a double window.
Utility area …..
The left of the cottage is a well-sized utility area that is communal to the three residences. There are storage cupboards and a solder work surface with an inset sink. Outside is a covered communal sitting area.
Villa 2 …..
This villa is accessed by way of a door which opens into a large dining/sitting area. This is a lovely room with tiled floors and a wood lined ceiling. The original large fireplace has been incorporated into the remodel as a feature.
A single door opens into the main living space.
The contemporary kitchen has a matching range of base and wall units with work surfaces incorporating a double stainless steel sink unit with drainer and tap-over mixer and an electric hob with extractor fan. The base units incorporates an electric oven and a dishwasher. There is a space for an upright fridge/freezer and there is a convenient breakfast bar.
The main living area has tiled floors and a window to the front and side.
The bathroom has a pedestal sink, wc, and a full bath with shower off taps. The bathroom is fully tiled with a window to the side.
The stairs lead to the landing on the first floor.
The first bedroom has wood floors, a double window to the front and to the side which have impressive views over the countryside. There are vaulted wood lined ceilings.
The second bedrooms have windows to the front and side which also provide views over the countryside. The vaulted ceilings are wood lined with beams.
The bathroom has a pedestal sink, a wc, and a corner shower unit. It is fully tiled with a window to the side. The vaulted ceiling is wood lined.
Outside is a private terraced area for relaxing, entertaining or dining. This looks out over the countryside, views and over the swimming pool area.
The property sits on a lot measuring 3000 m2. There are stunning views from almost all points of the land.
The villas and cottage have their own private space but also have access to the beautiful gardens which again have been designed with ease of maintenance in mind.
The swimming pool has been ideally situated to allow access to all without being intrusive to any. It takes best advantage of the views beyond and provides a fabulous area to swim, relax and sunbathe.
There is also an outside BBQ and seating area, providing a relaxing space to enjoy outside dining and entertainment.
The property is located in the area of Serra do Bouro. It enjoys a location at a high point giving it wonderful and uninterrupted viewing over the countryside.
It is only a 7 minute drive to the beaches and village of Foz do Arelho. The village of Foz do Arelho has several mini markets, cafes, restaurants, bank, hotels, as well as one of the most scenic and beautiful beaches in the area. The beach area is lined with a selection of cafes and restaurants. One one side there is the ruggedness of the Atlantic Ocean and the other the safety of the Obidos Lagoon, making this a safe beach for families to enjoy. There are many outdoor activities carried out here including wind surfing, kayaking, sailing and other water sport activities. There is also a sailing school where you can take lessons and rent equipment.
The beaches at São Martinho do Porto are a 16 minute drive. São Martinho is one of the most popular towns and beaches on the Silver Coast. The town itself surrounds the shell shaped bay which in itself provides a safe area for families to enjoy days on the beach with safe swimming. The beach stretches all the way around to the nearby village of Salir do Porto. In São Martinho do Porto there are numerous restaurants and cafes that cater to many different palates. In addition there is a pharmacy, supermarkets, several mini-markets, butchers, bakeries, lovely pastry shops, gift and souvenir shops as well as chops and shops clothing with wonderful products for the home and garden. The promenade and cycle track stretches around the whole bay with the cycle track connecting to the Estrada Atlantica where you can cycle for miles.
The town of Caldas da Rainha is a 13 minute drive. Caldas has a population of approximately 52,000. Caldas is a lovely town that is large enough to provide all you need while still maintaining a welcoming and vibrant community feel. In Caldas there is an unending array of cafes and restaurants, catering to every taste, including vegan, gluten free and other dietary preferences. Caldas has hotels, shopping centres, cultural centres, supermarkets, banks, pharmacies, doctors, dentists, two hospitals, schools for every level. There is also a fabulous park center where there is usually some form of entertainment taking place. There are often art displays here; once a month there is a fabulous outdoor antiques and flea market that stretches throughout the entire park and makes for a great day out.
There is a daily fruit and vegetable market in Caldas where you can buy wonderful and fresh local produce as well as fresh baked bread, cheeses, pulses, beans, nuts, dried fruit, beautiful and colorful fresh flowers, baskets and many other local artisan products . There are several cafes directly off the market to enjoy a relaxing coffee while picking up your produce. A Monday market covers a huge area and at this market you can expect to be able to find pretty much anything for the home or garden.
Lisbon and Lisbon Airport are approximately one hour away. The regular bus service runs from Caldas da Rainha to Lisbon. The high speed trains run from Lisbon down to the Algarve.