Features and Amenities
If you are looking for a home that blends the old with the new, the country with the ocean, views but still close to amenities, this is definitely a property you should consider. There are four bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, newly fitted kitchen, beautiful living room, mezzanine level. Outside the house sits on a lot measuring 1560m2 and incorporates the garden and swimming pool.
The house was built 10 years ago on this slightly elevated lot that provides fabulous views over the adjoining countryside and villages to the front and the Ocean to the rear.
The house has a ground floor, a first level and a full height lower level.
On the ground floor is a spacious entrance hall that leads to the main living areas and downstairs bedrooms. To the left is the living room and kitchen.
The living room is impressive with it’s vaulted ceiling, large bank of patio doors that lead onto the outside covered terrace and wooden floors. The fireplace is fitted with a recuperator ensuring maximum heat to this room. One of the attractive features of this room is the exposed stone work to the high wall which gives character and warmth to the room. A set of open stairs lead to the first level.
The kitchen has been newly fitted and features beautiful cabinetry with work surfaces incorporating a useful breakfast bar/food preparation area. There is a gas hob with an extractor fan over, a built in eye level oven, a microwave and a dishwasher.. There is a stainless steel sink with mixer tap. The kitchen has two sets of patio doors opening onto the front terrace with far reaching views across the villages and countryside. This is a wonderful area to work in as it is filled with light and with the doors open it gives a feel of being outside.
To the right of the entrance hall is the first of the bedrooms. This bedroom has wood floors, built in wardrobes and a patio door that opens onto the front terraces. A central heating radiator is to the front. The ensuite bathroom is new and beautifully appointed. There is a full bath with shower off the taps, a toilet and a large sink set into a vanity unit. There are feature tiles and a window to the front.
The second bedroom on this level, has patio doors that open onto the rear terrace and swimming pool area, walk in wardrobes and an ensuite bathroom. The bathroom has a sink with mirror over, toilet and corner shower unit. The bathroom is fully tiled and has a heated towel rail.
The family bathroom has a sink set into a vanity unit, a toilet, bidet and shower unit. The bathroom is fully tiled and has double windows to the rear.
The utility room is on this level and is spacious. It provides access to the rear garden and swimming pool area. There is a hook up for the washing machine and plenty of space for a secondary fridge and freezer. The room is fully tiled.
From the living room a feature open staircase leads to the first level which incorporates a mezzanine looking over the living room. The present owners use the mezzanine level as an attractive dining area with wood floors, an attractive brick feature wall and a central heating radiator to the side.
There is also a lounge area here where the wood floors are continued and there is a window to the rear.
The two bedrooms on this level have new wooden floors, built in wardrobes and a window to the front. One of the bedrooms is used by the present owners as an office. There is a large under eaves storage area here as well.
There is a bathroom with a toilet, sink and a shower unit. The bathroom is fully tiled and has a window to the front.
Outside are a set of gates that open onto the front driveway and from here a set of stairs lead up to the front terrace. There is a door off the driveway that opens into the basement area.
The basement area has a workshop and you will also find the diesel boiler and tank here for the central heating system. There is immediately adjacent to this a very large area (178m2) that has electricity, water and drainage. There are plans to allow this to be developed into a garage area with garage door to the front that would come off the driveway. The plan was to tile the floors, line the walls and install a shower room. This area lends itself to a multitude of uses from a fabulous, games, bar and hobby room to a space ideal for running a business from. The present owners have obtained costs for this work, however new owners may wish to adapt these plans for their own use.
The swimming pool is 9×4 and has a stone surround for sunbathing and relaxing. The pool is a chlorine pool and offers privacy. There is a BBQ area to the side that provides a great space for outside dining and entertainment.
The garden has been designed in a way to make it relatively maintenance free. There is a side pedestrian gate and an automatic double gate that leads to an additional driveway.
The property is located in a beautiful area with stunning beaches within a few minutes. The Ocean views are stunning and you can enjoy the most beautiful sunsets from your own garden. There are cafes, restaurants, leisure and cultural activities all within easy access of the house. The new Dino Parque is less than 30 minutes away. There is also the medieval town of Obidos and the amazing gardens at Buddah Eden within easy reach.
2km away is the town of Ribamar where there are schools, banks, supermarkets and other amenities. The town of Lourinha is only 5km away and there you will find, cafes, restaurants, supermarkets, mini-markets, doctors offices, dentists, banks and all other amenities and features you would expect from a good sized town. There is also a bus station.
The property has a diesel fired central heating system and there is pre installation for a central vacuum system. The energy certificate is D rated, however this was prior to the installation of the central heating system. The property also has fibre optic internet .