Features and Amenities
A rare opportunity to purchase this unique home located in a friendly village approximately ten minutes from Caldas da Rainha on the Silver Coast. The house presently has five bedrooms but is registered as a T7 (allowed to have up to 7 bedrooms). This property would make a stunning family home but with it’s space, location and features would also lend itself to potential as a B&B, or holiday lets.
In detail ………
The property is accessed by way of iron railing gates onto a single car driveway. There is also a single pedestrian gate and a further set of double gates that provides access to the rear of the property.
The front door opens into a spacious entrance hall that is highlighted with the feature sweeping staircase that leads to the first floor. Doors to the right lead into the main living room that is filled with natural light from the two sets of patio doors and windows that look to the front and side. The focus of the room is the beautiful open fireplace that provides warmth and ambience to this area of the home. The floors are tiled and there are two feature stone walls.
From the living room there is a step up to a cosy “snug” area that has wooden floors, a beamed ceiling and a double arched window that looks out over the views to the rear of the house.
The kitchen features a range of base units with work surfaces that incorporate a double stainless steel sink with mixer tap over. There is space for a free-standing cooker and there is a boiler that provides hot water. This is a large kitchen and would easily accommodate an American style fridge freezer and a family sized table and chairs. There are two feature arched windows that look to the side and the rear and a single door that opens onto the balcony that runs the full width of the back of the house.
From the living room double multi panel glazed doors open into the dining room area where there are tiled floors and a set of patio doors that open to the front.
The family bathroom on this level has two sinks, both of which are set into vanity units, a bidet, toilet and a shower cubicle. A double window opens to the rear of the property. This is a jack and jill bathroom that also serves as the ensuite to the first bedroom on this level.
The first bedroom has tiled floors and a double arched window that looks to the rear of the property.
The next area of the house was originally the garage and is now used by the owners as additional bedroom space. There are patio doors to the front and the rear of this room, one set opening onto the front and the other onto the balcony that runs the full width of the back of the house. There are also two sets of double windows to the side.
From the entrance hallway the sweeping staircase finished in beautiful rich wood leads upwards to the upper landing. This area is highlighted by the porthole windows that look to the front. A door opens into the inner hallway that features wooden floors and leads to the bedrooms.
The first bedroom on this level is very large, has wooden floors and a set of patio doors that lead onto the upper balcony with stunning views. The sitting area in the bedroom has an arched double window to the side and a door that leads into the ensuite bathroom. The ensuite has a sink set into a vanity unit, a toilet, bidet and a corner bath with a shower off the taps.
The next bedroom has wooden floors and a double arched window that looks to the views.
A set of double multi glazed doors opens into an upper sitting area where there is a stunning feature fireplace, accented with stone and surrounded by beautiful timber posts. There are two arched windows that look to the front and this area also has wooden floors.
The main bathroom on this level has double sinks set into a vanity unit, a toilet, bidet and a feature bath with a shower off the taps. There is a window to the rear and the bathroom is fully tiled.
The next bedroom has wooden floors, a feature sloped ceiling in part and a double window that looks to the rear.
A set of stairs to the side of the property leads to the lower level of the home. At the present time the lower level is not accessible from the main house, however it would be possible to put in a staircase if desired.
The lower level rooms are partly finished and used by the current owners as a games room and storage area. This is a huge space with a bar area and double doors opening onto the terrace leading to the swimming pool.
The unfinished area is used by the present owners as a storage area but could be converted into additional accommodation or as a completely separate annex or rental accommodation. There are patio doors and several sets of double windows here that flood the lower level with light.
To the front there are easy maintenance areas that have been finished with pebbles and have low maintenance plants. There is a driveway that will accommodate one car. To the side of the property is an access that is presently not used and would need to be finished if use was required. This has double gated access to the rear of the property therefore providing the opportunity to add additional parking if needed.
There are balconies that run the entire length of both the ground and first level of the home. Both provide stunning views over the countryside beyond.
From the lower level there is a large terraced area, perfect for sunbathing BBQing and outside dining. The swimming pool is a large 10 x 5 and has been installed to take best advantage of the views. To the side is a large terraced area, perfect for private sunbathing and entertaining.
This property is located in a lovely village, only ten minutes outside of Caldas da Rainha. In the village are cafes, a corner shop for your day to day needs, a multi banco (ATM) and other trade shops.
In the main town of Caldas da Rainha, there are supermarkets, restaurants, cafes, shopping mall, hotels, banks, dentists, doctors and everything you would expect from a good sized town. In addition there is a daily fruit and vegetable market and a Monday market where you can buy almost anything for the garden and home.
Lisbon and Lisbon airport are less than an hours’ drive away and transportation links are close by.
Agents note ……..
This is a large home that would make a beautiful family home but would also lend itself to use as a B&B, yoga retreat, training centre etc.