4 bedroom manor house for sale
Portugal - Torres Novas, Ribatejo
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- Energy class D
- Good location
- Spacious attic
Four/Five spacious bedrooms in total, large living dining room, two kitchens and three bathrooms. It can easily be used as one very large home or perhaps as a B&B as the floors are connected by internal and external marble staircases. All the rooms are very spacious, and are light, airy and have high ceilings.
All the bedrooms have fitted carpets and all other floors are ceramic tiles. There is a large integral garage for two cars and to also have workshop space, and plenty of off road parking space in the front garden. Large flat, fertile garden with gorgeous views across fields and orchards towards the Serra d'Aire. Close to many fascinating tourist attractions and interesting towns. such as Tomar and Torres Novas, Fatima and Ourem.
The house is of strong concrete and block construction so there is no concern for woodworm or termites. Electricity, telephone and wifi are connected. The house has fosse drainage currently but mains drainage is available close by in the road. There is ample space in the garden for a large swimming pool, or self-sufficiency, or a yurt or two, or log cabins for tourism business. Miles of safe and interesting walks or places to cycle, many easy to walk on the flat or up into the nearby hills for many miles of interesting walking.
Description of house:
Front door into a hall with a storage area and internal marble stairs to the upper floor.
Through into an inner hall, leading to a very large double bedroom, a bathroom with walk in shower toilet and basin, and then into another bedroom/living room with double glazed french door into the garden with a covered verandah.
From the living room there is a door into the kitchen/diner with traditional Portuguese fireplace with a log burner. From the kitchen can be accessed the garage where there is ample space for a freezer and plumbing for a washing machine. Doors from the garage into both the front and rear of the house.
There are staircases to the upper floor both internally and externally. From the front staircase you enter via a front door into a hall with marble staircase up to the attic area. Then into a long hallway connecting the rooms of the upper floor. There is a huge, double aspect living/dining room (12m2 x 4m2 approx) with windows to the rear with lovely mountain views, and large patio doors to the front leading on to the balcony. There is a large log burner which warms the whole room in winter.
The kitchen/diner has wooden cabinets and marble counters, and a large marble table.
There is a rear door from the kitchen leading to a small balcony and stairs to the rear garden. There are two bathrooms on this floor, one very large fully tiled family bathroom (with shower over the bath) and a small bathroom with toilet and sink. There are two large double bedrooms on this floor and a further large double bedroom, now used as an office.
To the front is a garden with a large willow tree and other trees and flowering shrubs around a low maintenance gravel area. There is a lemon tree, a fig tree, an almond tree and some eating grape vines. There is a wall along the road frontage with wrought iron double gates and a pedestrian gate leading to the garage and a large parking area. There is a wide side area leading to the back garden. Immediately at the back of the house is laid out an ornamental garden with many flowering plants and roses. There is a covered verandah which provides a shady and sheltered place to sit and to eat, and a built in BBQ.
Beyond the flower garden is a lawned area with gravel paths and two mature olive trees. At the end of the garden is a cultivated vegetable area. There is a post and wire fence at the end of the garden, otherwise the garden is completely walled.
The house is situated down a short lane with just a few other properties close to open countryside. The village is a friendly and popular place to live and the houses are well maintained with lovely gardens and mostly owner occupiers. There are two cafe/bars and a small, well-stocked minimarket. The village is equidistant to several interesting towns: Tomar, Torres Novas, Fatima and Ourem, all of which have regular weekly markets.
There are access points to the A13, A23 and A1 motorways at Tomar and Torres Novas. It is a 20 minute drive to Entroncamento Railway Station and it is an hour by train to Lisbon from here.