Ruined stone cottage set over two floors for sale near Dornes, Ferreira do Zêzere

€ 57.000,= / £ 49,752.= *

The house has a footprint of 151,40 square meters and sits on a flat plot of land with a total of 1.095 square meters. There are a number of mature olive trees on the plot and plenty of space to plant more trees and to have a garden. The plot borders a winter creek. Mains electricity and water are on the doorstep.  There is a well on the property for irrigation purposes.

The house is more than one hundred years old and is built in stone. The three rooms on the ground floor were used for storage, the upper floor accommodated three bedrooms, a very rustic kitchen and a living room. The house needs to be totally gutted and the interior re-built, and some exterior walls need to be totally replaced.

The house has great potential to be converted into a wonderful family home, holiday home, or rental property. The area is very popular both with foreign and local people, it attraction nature and water sports friends as well as religious visitors.

The property is just a few meters from the shores of the Castelo do Bode lake, and within walking distance of a café/restaurant with guest house and service station. Also a local bus stop is within walking distance. This bus takes you to Ferreira do Zêzere, on to Tomar and directly to Lisbon. Dornes is three minutes by car or a 15- 20 minute walk away.

Dornes sits on a peninsula within the Castelo do Bode lake, drinking water supply for Lisbon and surrounding towns. It is also a pilgrimage site for the veneration of the Holy Mother, and a popular place for water sports such as water skiing, canoeing, fishing and swimming. There are some holiday rental houses and guest houses as well as two cafés and two restaurants in Dornes.

The larger town of Ferreira do Zêzere, which has supermarkets, shops, cafes, restaurants, banks, schools, bus station, tourist information office, builder’s merchants, butchers and bakers, is around 10 minutes´ drive from the property. From Ferreira do Zêzere there is also an express bus to Lisbon, besides the local one mentioned above.

The historic town of Tomar is around 25 minutes´ drive from the property. The closest airport to the property is situated at Lisbon, which is around one and three quarter hours by car.

  • Price: €57,000 
  • Ref. no.: 839/17 
  • Location: Ferreira do Zêzere 
  • Detail: Renovation project 
  • Construction area: 151 
  • Plot area: 1095 
  • Status: For sale 


  • Mains electricity and water are on the doorstep
  • Flat plot
  • Winter creek
  • Well
  • Potential for holiday let

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