Historic four bedroom detached manor house
About the Property
An historic four bedroom detached manor house with 9,300 square metres of land for sale near Torres Novas in central Portugal. The property is situated within a small village and is within walking distance of all amenities.
The property has many original features including internal and external wooden shutters, stone window and door surrounds, metal hardware, ceramic tiled floors and vaulted wooden ceilings. The property is in excellent condition with a new roof, new water pipes and has been totally rewired. Central heating radiators can be found to give background heat if required. Energy rating on this property has been given an outstanding ‘A’.
The manor house is set over one floor though the adjacent barn and storage buildings are set over two floors. The property has wooden framed windows and doors and has internal wooden shutters as well as exterior wooden shutters, all of which are in good condition.
The main entrance to the manor house is via a set of double opening wooden panelled doors with small windows that open for fresh air. These lead into a vestibule which has a ceramic tiled floor and panelled wood ceiling. Off this entrance hallway there are three sets of double opening wooden doors, all of which have glazed panels above flooding the rooms with natural light.
One of these doorways leads into a living room. The living room has a hard wood floor and wood panelled ceiling. The living room also has a second set of double opening wooden doors which lead into a secondary hallway, which runs the length of the manor house, the ceiling has been fitted with two light tubes adding more natural light to the area. The living room also has a fireplace where a cassette log burner has been installed within a polished stone surround, and an ante-room adjoining, utilised by the owners as a dining room. This dining room has a wooden floor and ceiling and double glazed French doors leading onto the front garden .
There is a Study off the entrance hallway. This room has a hard wood floor and a traditional vaulted ceiling in wood. There is a cassette logburner fireplace with stone surround and the windows (two sets) have internal and external wooden shutters.
There are two further double bedrooms accessed off the second hallway. Both of these bedrooms have double glazed windows, wooden floors and wood panelled ceilings. One of the bedrooms also has a vestibul which the owners use as a dressing room, which provides access to the bedroom via an archway.
There is a modern style bathroom, which is partially tiled. The bathroom has a bath with shower above, toilet, hand basin which sits on a marbled top with bespoke fitted cabinetry below and to the side, giving plenty of storage space, this room is also served by an extractor fan, heated towel rail (electric) and central heated radiator.
The property’s kitchen has a ceramic tiled floor with a wooden beamed ceiling. The bespoke oak fronted wall and base cabinetry are complemented by having integrated appliances – oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher, extractor fan and fridge-freezer. This room has also been fitted with a light tube which enhances the natural light.
There is a second entrance off the hallway, which leads to the rear courtyard of the property via a set of double opening wooden doors, complete with original locking mechanism.
There is a traditional style adega (wine store) accessed off the hallway it has a tiled floor. A powder room with toilet and pedestal basin has been added, and the remaining área is for utility usage. This room also has an exterior access door which leads out to the property’s private courtyard at the rear.
The manor house comes with a large, two storey barn, which can be accessed internally from the manor house via a set of double opening, part colour glazed wooden doors.
The barn is set over two floors. The first floor of the barn has been utilised by the current owners as an entertainment room. The entertainment room has an open beamed roof and is double aspect and has a wooden floor. Off the entertainment room there are a further two double bedrooms, both of which have wooden floors and ceilings.
The entertainment room also has an exterior access door which leads out to a private ceramic tiled open terrace with views of the countryside and the gardens. There is also an exterior staircase from the terrace, which leads down to the courtyard and across a small ‘bridge’ to a second, private covered terrace, which the current owners use for casual dining.
The ground floor of the barn has a concrete floor and two sets of vehicle access doors. Both set´s of access doors are double in height and are wooden, the one set leads to the side of the property and into the village, whereas the second set leads into a further storage building which houses the original wine press. The pellet boiler is also situated in the barn together with a large traditional fireplace. There is a wooden staircase leading to the first floor and to the manor house interior.
In addition to the barn there is also a single storey garage building behind the manor house which is incorporated under the open terrace.
The manor house measures 345 square metres of construction and comes with 9,300 square metres of land. To the front of the manor house there is a spacious terrace which has a marble set path leading to the main double door entrance various shrubs enhance the character of the house. The remainder of the property’s land is to the side and rear.
The gardens to the rear of the manor house are all walled and very private with a variety of mature palms and pine trees in situ. There are a number of sitting areas as well as traditional hand painted tiled freezes. There is a gated granite set driveway to the side of the manor house which leads from the village into the courtyard garden and there is plenty of hard standing for parking.
Leading through a Wisteria archway a large swimming pool can be enjoyed which is surrounded by a sun terrace and herbacious flowering shrubs and flowers, there is also a wet room which has shower, toilet, and pedestal basin which compliments this área. A BBQ can also be found with an eating área for informal dining
The remainder of the land is fully fenced and double gated, and measures around 8,300sqm it is situated beyond the courtyard gardens (1,000sqm). The land has a slight incline though borders onto a quiet road within the village. The garden and field have a variety of tree’s including Walnut, Apricot, 31 x Olives, 20 x Fig, 2 x Almond, Oranges, Tangerine, Lemon, Lime, 2 x Plum, 4 x Nespera, Granny Smith Cooking Apple, Perry Pear, Grapefruit.
The property is situated in the small village of Pe de Cao, the village is well known for it’s Association which provides various events throughout the year, including dinners, Fado, and village festival and is within walking distance of several cafes, restaurants, pharmacy, mini-market and bakers. The large town of Torres Novas, which has a shopping centre, supermarkets, historic centre with 12th century castle, bars, restaurants, hospital, parks, banks and sports centres, is only around 5-10 minutes drive from the property.
The closest airport to the property is situated at Lisbon, which is around 45-50 minutes drive. However a two minute drive from the property is a main line train station, which operates regularly directly to and from Lisbon and north and south of the country. The historic town of Tomar is 10 minutes drive from the property which is famous for its Knight Templar castle and monastery and the popular reservoir of Castelo do Bode is around 25 minutes drive.
Although this historic four bedroom detached manor house is situated in a village is it private and peaceful with good views to the countryside
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- Price: €392,000
- Ref. no.: 701/22
- Location: Torres Novas
- Detail: Manor House
- Bedrooms: 5
- Bathrooms: 3
- Construction area: 345.7
- Plot area: 9755
- Status: For sale