This unusual and charming family house built in 1944, was refurbished 9 years ago, with a new roof, loft insulation, new windows & doors, foundations tanked, new septic tank, plumbing and electrics, and has been well maintained. Many of the original features have been kept, resulting in a unique 190m2 character property.
On the ground floor there is a large open plan living, dining, kitchen area with original beams, electric heating and wood burning stove and double patio doors leading out into the courtyard, there is also a downstairs shower room and toilet.
Upstairs there are 3 double bedrooms, all en-suite with electric heating, accessed via the spacious hallway, a cosy lounge with electric heating and a feature fireplace housing a wood burning stove. Traditional style double doors lead off the lounge onto a large wisteria clad balcony offering fantastic panoramic views of the valley, and distant hills.
Outside there is a walled courtyard containing the swimming pool (9mx4.75m) a beautiful green shady seating area and alpendra, housing the outside kitchen, wood fired bread/pizza oven and BBQ. Adjoining this is a useful storeroom/workshop with electricity.
In the gardens you will find a vegetable plot with established asparagus bed, and a variety of trees including apple, pear, orange, tangerine, plum, peach, nectarine, apricot, cherry, fig, as well as 11 mature olive trees and a more formal terraced garden with roses. There is a well, with original winding gear and electric pumps.
At the front there is a stoned driveway which can accommodate 6 cars and there is also a carport/woodstore.
The house sits on a plot of 2600m2 and is situated on the edge of the pretty village of Calvinos, which is on the famous pilgrim route to Santiago do Compostela. In the village you will find a small shop/bar and regular local bus service. There is excellent access to the property, and it’s just 10 minutes drive from the historic town of Tomar, a world heritage site, which has all amenities, hospital, doctors, supermarkets, builders merchants, banks and many more local business’s.
The beautiful Castelo de Bode lake is within a twenty minute drive, and the surrounding area has many superb river beaches. The large town of Torres Novas is within 15 minutes and Entroncamento, with its mainline railway station is also within 15 minutes. From Entroncamento you can take trains to Porto, Lisbon and beyond. The fast train to Lisbon takes less than 50 minutes from Entroncamento. Tomar also has an excellent train and bus service.
The Silver Coast town of Nazaré is just an hour drive away and Lisbon airport is 1 hour and 15 minutes. From the property there is easy quick access to a number of motorways and major roads, truly Central Portugal.
- Price: €195,000
- Ref. no.: 588/19
- Location: Tomar
- Detail: Detached
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 4
- Construction area: 200
- Plot area: 2600
- Status: For sale