A seven bedroom detached house with swimming pool and 34,307 square metres of land for sale near Ferreira do Zêzere, central Portugal. The property, which is situated in a secluded, yet not isolated position, is in relatively good condition though would benefit from some updating to the decor.
The property has a large amount of land and is ideal for someone looking for somewhere to be self sufficient. The property has good agricultural land, several orchards and benefits from two wells and a borehole for irrigation purposes.
The property is set over three floors and has metal framed windows and exterior doors with some roller shutter blinds. The property benefits from a diesel central heating system to the ground floor.
The property is set back from a quiet access road and is accessed via a private gravel driveway, lined by mature grape vines. The driveway leads to a large, gravelled parking area at the side of the house. The main entrance to the house is located to the front and is accessed via a set of marble steps.
The main entrance leads into a spacious central hallway, which has a parquet wooden floor and galleried staircase leading to the first floor. The living room is accessed off the hallway, via a part glazed wooden door. The living room is light and airy and also has a parquet wooden floor. There is a centralised stone, open fireplace to the living room, which also serves as a dining room. There is a second part glazed internal wooden door which leads back into the hallway.
The kitchen is situated at the rear of the house. The kitchen has a tiled floor and partially tiled walls. There is a good selection of built in wooden base and eye level units with marble work surfaces. There is an integrated electric oven and four ring gas hob, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer and integral dishwasher as well as space for a free standing fridge freezer. The kitchen is a good size and there is space for a breakfast table. There is a pantry off the kitchen. In addition to this there is a traditional style ‘Marquise’ sun room accessed off the kitchen, which has good views over the property’s swimming pool and land. The Marquise is being used by the current owner as a spacious laundry room and is plumbed ready for a washing machine. The marquise has an exterior, part glazed access door which leads down to the pool and patio area via a concrete staircase.
There are four bedrooms to the ground floor, all of which are accessed off a secondary hallway, also with a parquet wooden floor, and a large built in wooden wardrobe. All of the bedrooms have wood laminate floors.
Two of the bedrooms have patio doors which lead out to a covered veranda at the front of the house and have built in wardrobes. One of the bedrooms is double aspect and another has an en-suite bathroom. The en-suite bathroom is fully tiled and has a toilet, bidet, pedestal sink and bath with shower above.There is a large family-sized bathroom to the ground floor, all of which is tiled. The bathroom has a bath with shower above, toilet, bidet and vanity basin with granite topped storage cupboards.
The wooden faced staircase leads off the hallway to the first floor, where there are a further three bedrooms. The hallway has a parquet wood floor and there is a large, built in wooden wardrobe. Two of the bedrooms are double and have parquet wood flooring with the third being a good sized single with wood laminate flooring. There is a fully tiled bathroom to the first floor. The bathroom has a bath with shower above, toilet, bidet and pedestal sink. There is also a large storage room to the first floor, which has a concrete floor and concrete beamed roof.
Lower Ground Floor
The lower ground floor can be accessed internally via a set of marble faced stairs leading from the hallway on the ground floor. There is a spacious garage to the lower ground floor, which has a tiled floor and ‘up and over’ metal vehicle access door. The garage is large enough to accommodate several vehicles. Off the garage there are several large storage rooms, both of which have tiled floors. There is also a ‘summer’ style kitchen with large, traditional fireplace. This summer kitchen has a variety of base and wall mounted cupboards with marble work surfaces. There is also a partially tiled service bathroom to this floor with toilet and pedestal sink.
At the rear of the house there is a large, private patio area, which has been gravelled, and is surrounded by woodland. There is a 12 metre by five metre swimming pool with plenty of space for sun loungers.
The property comes with 34,307 square metres of land which is a mixture of woodland, orchards, vineyard and agricultural land. There is a vast amount of fruit trees including Nespera, Peach, Pear, Apple, Cherry, Lemon, Orange, Kiwi, Almond, Chestnuts and Sharon Fruit as well as pine and eucalyptus. There is also a good variety of mature grape vines.
The property benefits from having two wells and a borehole as well as a large water storage tank for irrigation purposes. There is also a large, detached two storey barn on the land, used for storing farming equipment and animals. The barn has been constructed in red brick and later rendered. The property’s land is relatively flat with small inclines throughout.
The property is located close to the small hamlet of Agua de Todo Ano (Water all of the Year) and there are several properties in the vicinity, though none overlook the house. The closest town to the property is located at Ferreira do Zêzere, which is around five minutes drive.
Ferreira do Zêzere is a market town which has several supermarkets, banks, pharmacies, shops, restaurants, schools, bus station, health centre, sports centre, library, builders merchants and cafes. The historic town of Tomar, which is home to the UNESCO listed Convento do Cristo, is around 15 minutes drive from the property.
Tomar is a bustling town with a variety of supermarkets, shops, cafes, restaurants, hospital, banks, bus and train stations, historic monuments and weekly Friday market. The closest airport to the property is situated at Lisbon, which is around one and a half 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: €250,000
- Ref. no.: 518/12
- Location: Ferreira do Zêzere, Santarém
- Detail: House with pool
- Bedrooms: 6 or more
- Bathrooms: 4
- Plot area: 34300