6 Bedroom House with swimming pool in a stunning location near to the Zêzere river and close to all amenities. The overall measurements of living space for the whole house are approximately 250 m², but due to the layout can function as two separate apartments.
The land has 1000 m²
This property is a fabulous family home, however it is also a potential investment property with a weekly rental income of £1350 per week, this has already been proven through the seasons of 2013, 2014 and 2015.
A well laid out property finished to a very high standard and ready to move into.
This detached house boasts many features and is set in a secluded, but not isolated position, this small hamlet contains only five other houses. It sits at the end of a small cobbled lane and benefits from being the last house, so is not overlooked.
It is just a three-minute drive to the river and a five-minute drive into the bustling market town of Cabaços.
Cabaços has everything you need, including a weekly market, a pharmacy, banks, hairdressers, bars and cafes, restaurants and numerous shops including a bakery, a butcher, mini market, fishmongers, clothes shops, a vet’s and even a gym. A further five-minute drive takes you to the larger town of Alvaiazere, where you will find an outdoor pool, sports centre, restaurants and a large supermarket.
With a Twenty-minute drive to the city of Tomar and a Thirty-minute drive to the beautiful city of Coimbra, this house is perfectly situated to offer everything you need to fulfil your dream move.
The house is enclosed in walled gardens and is accessed by a single gate to the first floor via a 20-metre-long ramp, giving great access to the less able bodied.
First floor footprint 125 sq. metres of living space.
A 40-sq. metre lounge looks south over forest and mountain views through triple aspect patio doors that access the wrap around balcony to the rear of the property. The lounge has a modern fan assisted wood burner and hot and cold air conditioning. It also has a fully integrated TV ITED box, distributing TV to each room. Adjoining the lounge is a 21 sq metre kitchen diner, that has a full width patio window giving access to the balcony and is equipped with a five-ring gas hob, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge freezer, electric self-cleaning Bosch oven and Bosch combination oven/microwave. There is also a three-seater breakfast bar and the work surfaces are in Quartz.
From a second door in the lounge a 6-metre long hallway takes you to the family bathroom with a 2-metre walk in glass shower cubicle, complete with thermostatic bar and bathroom suite. Off the hallway sit two bedrooms, both doubles, that contain fitted wardrobes, wall heaters and air conditioning. A further third en-suite bedroom sits at the end of the hallway, again with a walk-in shower with thermostatic bar and a full suite with double sinks, air conditioning and heating. The upstairs windows contain insect blinds and electric shutters and the rooms all contain Satellite TV and Ethernet points that connect to the central ITED hub.
Via a third door from the lounge you enter an internal polished stone staircase that leads to the ground floor hallway. Here is a small under stairs storage room and from this hall you access the 30 sq metre lounge.
Ground floor footprint 126 sq metres of living space.
The lounge has TV and Radio points, air conditioning and double aspect patio doors that lead onto a generous 125 sq metre block paved patio outside. From an additional regular door, you lead to a 9 sq metre external summer kitchen fully fitted with, sink, gas hob and Bosch electric self-cleaning oven. From here you then lead into the utility room that contains a large work surface with sink and space and plumbing for three appliances. (Currently housing a dishwasher, a washer and a tumble drier.)
Back inside the house you have 2 double bedrooms leading off the lounge, both 15 sq metres in size, with built in wardrobes, wall heaters and air conditioning. Again, leading from the lounge, you have the downstairs bathroom, 12 sq metres in size containing a two-metre glass cubicle with wall mounted thermostatic shower tower with body jets, wall mounted towel rail, Jacuzzi corner bath and sink and toilet, this bathroom also contains a Bluetooth mood lighting unit that plays music and controls light colour and room ambiance. Further down the hallway you have a sixth double bedroom, again 15 sq metres, with heating and a 6 sq metre walk in wardrobe with extensive storage and hanging for multiple clothes. All the down stairs windows have shutters and insect blinds.
At the front of the house is a gravelled garden with mature palms and yucca plants. There is a large 30-metre long block paved driveway, accessed by double gates that leads down to previously mention patio area. On the way down the drive there is an underground storage room in the house, currently used as a wine cellar, that gives access underneath the property for maintenance. On the level patio area sits the outside kitchen and utility room, a secure brick tool shed and a large concrete walled dog kennel in the shade of an established orange tree. Here is also where the gas bottles are housed in a small gas house. There is also floodlighting for the patio and driveway. From the patio, a gate leads through to a small sitting area under an established Clementine tree. There is a small garden area, a BBQ and a double external tiled shower block for the pool with both hot and cold water. Another ramp takes you down to the sunken pool area where an 8x4 metre pool sits with L shaped access steps, lighting and a cold shower for rinsing. There is ample room for a swing seat, table and chairs and at least 14 sun loungers. The walls are high and private and here, hidden in the wall, is the entrance door to a building that houses the pump equipment, tool shed and bird aviary. To the rear of the pool, through another gate is a sitting area and external bird aviary that faces south out over the valley and a small stream. Further steps take you down into the new woodland garden that has gravel paths and is securely fenced. This garden is currently being planted with exotic and local plants and will form a maintenance free lush garden in years to come. There are already Banana, Oak, Lemon, Apple, Peach, Cherry, Pear Olive and Chestnut trees growing along with many other grasses and herbaceous plants.
Mains water, electricity and phone line are all connected. The internet connection is currently at 31mbps download via Vodafone.
The house faces true South giving full sunshine on the patios, pool and gardens.
The whole house is fully double glazed and insulated with Isocasa cavity wall foam which is fire retardant, non toxic and the underside of the house is insulated and coated with Icynene thermal and acoustic insulation. The exterior of the house is plastered in Webertherm and shutter waterproofing. The heating is via wall heaters, air conditioners, hot and cold and a wood burner. All rooms also contain smoke alarms and the wiring within the house more than meets the current EU standards. The energy rating is currently being recalculated.
There is also a fresh bread delivery service that delivers to the house twice per day and a fonte in the street that gives fresh spring water all year round.