The house benefits from central heating in the first floor, provided by a multi-fuel stove installed in the kitchen. All of the windows in the house are white aluminium framed double glazed. The majority of the windows have traditional interior wooden shutters.
The house is located on a very quiet tarmac lane by a T-junction. It has two entrance doors. The entrance door on the ground floor is red painted iron and it opens into a hallway on the left which leads to a corridor that runs the length of the house. There are three bedrooms on the left side of the corridor, each room has a window. There is a fully tiled bathroom at the end of the corridor with a shower, a hand wash basin and a toilet. The corridor has a window facing the lane. Other than the bathroom the flooring is parquet flooring throughout. From the corridor there is a stone staircase that leads to the first floor. At the top there is a traditional wooden paneled door leading into a corridor which runs the width of the house.
From the upstairs corridor there are two bedrooms on the left side and a door that leads to the double aspect dining room. On the right, opposite the window in the dining room there are French doors to a study which has no window. All the floors in this part of the house are also wood parquet. From the dining room there is a door to the kitchen.
The kitchen has a tiled floor and tiled walls and is double aspect. The kitchen is fully fitted with modern wood units, a solid black granite work top and single draining sink. There is a ceramic hob and integral electric fan assisted oven, and an extractor fan. The multi-fuel stove to heat the water for the central heating system is installed in one corner of the kitchen. Next to the kitchen there is small corridor leading to a pantry where the refrigerator is located.
From the kitchen there is a door to the double aspect conservatory with windows on three sides and a tiled floor. The conservatory is heated by a wood stove. Next to this there is a door to a family size bathroom with a bath, hand wash basin and toilet. This bathroom is fully tiled.
The conservatory has an external door to a walled courtyard, secured to the street by a painted iron gate. At the far end of the courtyard there is a shed with a painted iron door and a window which has been used as workshop and storage. On the left side and four steps up off the courtyard wall there is a large open faced barn being used for storage of agricultural appliances and firewood. On the right side of the shed there is another painted iron gate leading out of the courtyard and down a path which opens into the garden. There is a large well and the pump house.
The garden measures 4800m² in total and is largely flat and fenced. There are a good number of mature fruit trees on the land, including citrus trees and many apple trees of different varieties.
The property is connected to mains electricity, has mains water, telephone, and a well for irrigation purposes, there is a sealed cesspit. Hot water for the bathrooms and kitchen is provided by a boiler run on bottled gas.
The house was fully refurbished in 2008 including a new roof. It is detached from the ruin of its twin, which will shortly be demolished.
The property is located between Cabaços, which has a weekly market, cafes, restaurants, bank, pharmacy, post office, mini-markets and one small supermarket, and the larger town of Ferreira do Zezere. There is a large weekly market in the council town of Ferrira do Zezere, several supermarkets, post office, medical center, clinic, several schools, indoor swimming pool, library and all other amenities.
The property is five minutes’ drive away from the picturesque village of Dornes which has a lakeside beach. The lake is formed by the Castelo do Bode dam, which is Portugal’s second largest reservoir. Castelo do Bode lake is popular for all kinds of water sport activities including water skiing, jet skiing, canoeing, swimming, sailing, scuba diving and fishing.
The nearest airport to the property is situated at Lisbon, which is approximately one hour and a half hours away by car. Lisbon airport is serviced by a variety of international airlines including some low cost ones, who provide regular flights into and out of the United Kingdom and other European countries. The international airport of Porto is two and a half hours away. The historic town of Tomar is less half an hour away and has a train station.
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