Portugal,Tomar,Villa For sale

4 bed Villa for sale Tomar - Tomar - Portugal

$492,081 | £352,230 | €399,000

ForSale sqftArea 5Baths 4Beds
Caracara is a beautifully designed four-bedroomed detached villa with a swimming pool situated near Tomar in Central Portugal.
The villa which is set over three floors has stunning views over the terraced gardens and the River Nabao as well as the surrounding countryside.
It is situated in a quiet rural location yet close to all amenities. It is connected to mains water and electricity has central heating air conditioning and is fully double-glazed throughout.
From an excellent access road there are remote controlled gates at the entrance of the property which allows easy viewing of the front garden where olive trees and many rose bushes are planted around a verdant lawn.
Ground Floor
At the end of the entrance driveway you arrive at the swimming pool and upper gardens.
Here you have the separate double door garage building (41.25 sq. m). Remote controlled access.
The ground floor accommodation is effectively a self contained apartment.
Inside there is a fully fitted Kitchen as well as a very large open plan Dining and Lounge area (61.61 sq. m) The Lounge has a traditional log fire installed.
Two rooms have been converted to add extra bedrooms (making 6 in total) one with an en-suite. Ideal for allowing friends and family to have some independence when visiting.
Radiators fitted throughout.
UK television is available via Freesat.
The main area has an entry door plus a double window above the sink and also a quadruple set of folding French Doors making it extremely light.
All windows have external fully adjustable shutters fitted.
Bedroom 1 (18.9 sq. m) has an en-suite (5.1 sq. m) Bathroom-Shower-WC-Bidet and double French doors leading directly out to the swimming pool-patio area.
Double built in oak wardrobes
Bedroom 2 (11.2 sq. m) is also a double and has a separate Shower-WC-Wash Basin room (2.8 sq. m).
There is also a good-sized Utility Room (11.9 sq. m) with plumbing and electrical outlets.
First Floor
There are two entrances the first is to the front of the house where there is a Large Vestibule (7.37 sq. m) fitted with two sliding door oak wardrobes. The second entrance is to the rear via the kitchen.
From the front vestibule you enter via an archway the open plan Living and Dining room (42.68 sq. m)
The Living Room is fitted with Air Conditioning a Recuperador (Sealed log burner that expels hot air into the room automatically). Dark hardwood flooring.
UK Freesat TV and Portuguese digital TV installed.
A large double window allows viewing of the walled front garden area.
All windows have external fully adjustable shutters fitted.
The Dining Area has double French doors allowing access to a veranda where garden furniture can be located.
A stone archway provides access to the kitchen.
The Main Kitchen (28.2 sq. m) has purpose built tall cupboards to accommodate a fridge-freezer as well as an integrated dishwasher 5-position gas hob extractor and integrated Microwave and Oven.
A good-sized marble topped island is located centrally.
There are a number of other base and eye level oak units fitted.
The Kitchen is double aspect with a double window and two French doors allowing plenty of natural light to enter.
The rear door allows access to a long veranda that overlooks the swimming pool and upper gardens. Steps take you to the pool and garage areas.
An internal door gives access to a room currently used as an Office (17.4 sq. m). This room has double French windows leading onto a covered veranda. There is also a WC room fitted with a hand basin and storage unit.
A double Bedroom (18.2 sq. m) with a separate en-suite (5.45 sq. m) Bath-Shower-WC-Bidet and Jack and Jill hand-basins.
The bedroom has dual aspect double windows and oak parquet flooring.
All windows have external fully adjustable shutters fitted.
Upper Floor
Three further very good sized double bedrooms.
Bedroom 1 (19.8 sq. m) is currently used as a crafting room-dressing room with open access to the main bedroom. It has double windows overlooking the whole terraced garden. Oak parquet flooring.
Bedroom 2 (19.2 sq. m) has double French doors leading to a covered veranda at the rear of the property has air conditioning oak parquet flooring and an en-suite (6.5 sq. m). The en-suite room comprises a bespoke double sized shower area toilet bidet and wash hand basin.
Bedroom 3 (20.7 sq. m) also has access to a large veranda at the front of the house via two French doors.
There is also another Shower-WC-Bidet-Wash hand basin room (4.6 sq. m).
At the top of the stairs there are two more built in wardrobes.
All three top floor bedrooms have double sized built in oak wardrobes
All windows have external fully adjustable shutters fitted.
The villa is set on a plot measuring 3080 square metres two sides of which are fenced and covered with green shrubs the front garden is walled and the river Nabao forms the lower boundary.
The middle terrace is grassed and has a large viewing platform where you can look over the gardens and river. There is a larger lawn by the river with a willow tree to provide shade.
The swimming pool is 11 x 6 metres and is situated to the rear of the villa. The spacious patio area surrounding the pool has recently been covered entirely with non-slip tiles and there is a substantial gazebo offering welcome shade on sunny summer days. The pool is situated next to the upper gardens which provide plenty of colours throughout the year.
The BBQ area is a purpose built roofed structure also containing a sink and a wood fired oven.
In front of the double garage is a large patio area where additional cars can be parked if required.
A pontoon is situated next to the river where you can launch a canoe or do some fishing.
The gardens surround the property and have been impressively constructed to show off the wide variety of flowers trees shrubs and plants. There are a variety of fruit trees including Fig Clementine Orange Pomelo Lime Olive Plum Pomegranate and Cherry. There is also an additional area using raised beds for growing vegetables and salads.
There is a separate machine room containing the heating oil tank central heating combination boiler automatic irrigation controls and the pump controls for the swimming pool. Irrigation water is supplied free using a submersible pump in the river.
The gardens and river attract a large number of birds.
Regular visitors include Herons Storks Cormorants Bee Eaters and Hoopoes. Residents include Owls Woodpeckers Finches Tits Nightingales Blackbirds Nightjars and Nuthatches.
The property is situated near the village of Quinta do Falcao which has two restaurants-cafes-bars and a small RC chapel.
Castelo do Bode Lake Portugal's second largest reservoir is less than a 10-minute drive from the property. This lake is popular for all kinds of water sport activities including swimming sailing canoeing scuba diving wind surfing and water skiing.
The property has excellent motorway links via the A13-A23.
A 10-minute drive takes you to Entroncamento railway station where fast intercity trains can be taken to Lisbon Porto etc or take the slower regional trains from either Tomar or Santa Cita stations which are less than 10 minutes away.
Tomar is a bustling market town which has a good variety of supermarkets cafes restaurants banks shops pharmacies health centres sports centres library university hospital bus and train station historic monuments and parks.
The house is about 50 minutes from the Silver Coast beach resorts and 2 hours to the Serra da Estrela Portugal's highest mountains and ski area.
The closest airport to the property is Lisbon which is around one hour by car.
Key features:
An immaculately maintained very attractive and extremely spacious villa set in a peaceful yet convenient country location just 8 Kms from the World Heritage tow
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