A lovely, three bedroom, two bathroom detached house with swimming pool, nearing completion, in an elevated position with wonderful views at the end of a quiet no through road.
The house which is on the outskirts of a small village is approached via a quiet tarmac country lane.It is currently in the final stages of construction and will be completed before Christmas 2017. There are wonderful views across the local countryside to the Espinhal Hills, Alvaiázere Mountain and Sicó Mountain.
The property is contained within a walled boundary with much of the walling in beautiful local stone.There will be a calçadas driveway with garden to either side. There are tiled paths that run around the house. Steps will lead to a tiled terrace with 6mx3m swimming pool with and steps down to a small garden perfect for growing vegetables. There are mature olive trees here. There is a pump house/store room and a 12,000 litre cisterna for collection the rain water.This is fed by the guttering system through hidden pipework.
From the driveway there are also steps in polished stone which lead to the veranda and front door. The front door opens into a good size reception room where there are a good range of power points, telephone and tv points. There is pre-installation for a pellet heater and air conditioning (not included in the price). A wooden staircase leads to the upstairs.
From the lounge there are doors to the kitchen, two double bedrooms and family bathroom. Both bedrooms have built in wardrobes and one has patio doors to the rear terrace. The bathroom benefits from a large 1.20 x 80 shower tray with surround, a vanity unit with basin and a wc.
The kitchen has a good range of units with polished stone worktops and a polycarbonate sink unit with top of the range mixer tap. There is a built-in tower comprising of a microwave, oven and heated draw. There is a hob with extractor fan above.Plumbing for a dishwasher. A large free-standing fridge/freezer is included in the price. A door leads to a utility room which will house the 200-litre hot water tank. The hot water will be provided by solar panels situated on the roof. It also has an electric heater as back up. There is also pre-installed pipework to allow for connection the pellet heater if required.There is plumbing for a washing machine.
Upstairs is a large open plan seating area with Velux windows. A door leads to a good size bedroom and en-suite bathroom with 100x80 shower tray with surround, vanity unit with basin and wc.
Both bathroom will have full height wall tiling. All floors will be tiled with wood effect tiles. All internal doors will be a light oak colour. The property is pre-installed for central heating and radiators in all rooms. There is pre-installation for air conditioning in the lounge and upstairs seating area.The windows and patio doors are double glazed with thermal cut glass and aluminium frames with a pvc barrier for energy efficiency.
The garden at the side of the property features exposed limestone rocks with natural soil pockets.There are oak, bay and olive trees and a small modronheiro tree (strawberry tree). At the back of the property beautiful oak trees provide natural shade.
The property is just five minutes from the small village of Santiago de Guarda where there are shops and restaurants and just 10 minutes from the market town of Ansião where you can find everything you need for day to day living and a weekly market.The property is just 10 minutes from the IC8 which leads to the A1 and A13 motorways which provide fast links to Tomar, Coimbra, Lisbon and Porto.