A nicely restored stone farmhouse with two self contained guest apartments and lake views for sale near Dornes in central Portugal. The property, which is situated in a secluded location, and has good views over Castelo do Bode lake, is connected to both mains water and electricity and benefits from a borehole.
The property measures 341 square metres of construction and is set on a plot measuring 9,268 square metres. The property has been restored to retain many original features including exposed stone Xisto walls. The property is ideal for someone looking for a property with a rental potential and a comfortable country home.
The property has wooden framed windows and exterior doors with some internal wooden shutters. The main farmhouse, which is set over two floors, has a spacious double aspect kitchen with a variety of built in wooden base and eye level cupboards with marble work surfaces. The kitchen has a traditional wood burning stove, a gas oven, double stainless steel sink and drainer and is fully tiled with a terracotta tiled floor.
There is an internal access door which leads through to a large, quadruple aspect living room. The living room has an exterior wooden door which leads into a large, covered dining terrace to the front of the house. The living room has a recirculating hot air Salamander and a wooden floor and wooden beam ceiling. There is an internal door to a large conservatory which has uninterrupted views over Castelo do Bode lake. The conservatory has a parquet wooden floor and air conditioning fitted.
There is a small corredor off the Living room which lead to the farmhouse’s two double bedrooms and bathroom. Both of the bedrooms have built in wooden wardrobes. One of the bedrooms has a tiled floor with the other having a wooden one. The bathroom is fully tiled bathroom and has a shower, toilet and marble topped vanity basin.
The farmhouse is set over two floors, though the ground floor is currently used for storage purposes, though could be converted into additional living space quite easily.
Adjacent to the farmhouse there is an annex building with two self contained apartments. The annex is set over two floors and has also been restored. Each of the apartments has a large living room with fireplace, an equipped kitchen, bathroom and double bedroom with windows overlooking Castelo do Bode lake.
There is also a large open fronted garage, large enough to accommodate up to three vehicles with plenty of space for a work shop and storage area. Behind the farmhouse there is a stone building for use of storing firewood.
The property is set on a plot measuring 9,268 square metres, which consists of partially level fields and forest. The land is partially walled and fenced.The gardens immediately surrounding the farmhouse have been landscaped with a variety of mature shrubs and palms.
The access to Castelo do Bode lake is a four minute walk in a gravel public road, the lake is popular for all kinds of water sport activities including swimming, sailing, canoeing, fishing and scuba diving.
The closest cafe to the property is approximately three kilometres away where there is also a restaurant and service station. The closest village to the property is situated at Dornes, which is around five minutes drive from the property. The larger town of Ferreira do Zêzere, which has supermarket, shops, banks, restaurants, cafes, school, sports centre, library and bus station, is around 10 to 15 minutes drive from the property.
The historic town of Tomar, which is home to the UNESCO listed Convento do Cristo, is around 25 minutes drive from the property. Tomar is a popular location for visitors and has a large variety of cafes, restaurants, bars, bus and train station and other historic monuments.
The closest airport to the property is located at Lisbon, which is around one and three quarter hours’ by car. Lisbon airport is serviced by a variety of low cost airlines which operate regular flights into and out of the United Kingdom and other European countries
- Price: €245,000
- Ref. no.: 507/11
- Location: Ferreira do Zêzere, Santarém
- Detail: stone house
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 4
- Construction area: 341
- Plot area: 9268
- Status: For sale