Substantial country house set in mature gardens with far reaching views over the countryside with large private swimming pool. Located in the sought after village of Salir do Matos, 10 minutes from Caldas da Rainha.
This excellent detached property has well laid out accommodation arranged mainly over one floor but with the potential to increase to two floors. The spacious hallway makes a grand entrance and has doors off to all rooms. The fully fitted kitchen features high quality appliances, plenty of storage and space for a dining table and chairs. There is a walk in pantry and a good size separate laundry room.
From the hallway, double doors lead through to the elegant sitting room with a cosy fireplace and French doors leading to a sunny balcony with fabulous views over the pool, garden and countryside.
The four double bedrooms all have fitted wardrobes and two have en suite bathrooms, one with a whirlpool bath. The family bathroom features a four piece bathroom suite complete with a bath tub.
Stairs lead down to the lower floor, which currently comprises a very spacious and bright room (107 sqm), which has potential for a number of uses. On this level there is also a shower room and door through to the two car garage.
Outside the cobblestone driveway has plenty of room for turning and parking several cars.
The garden is fully fenced with areas of lawn and more natural grass with a variety of fruit trees including orange, apple, pear, apricot and quince. At the bottom of the garden is a natural pond surrounded by reeds and plants where the owners used to keep bees. Closer to the house is a vegetable garden and chicken coop.
The heated saltwater swimming pool measures 10 x 5 metres and is complete with a thermal cover. The surrounding terrace has plenty of room for seating and enjoys the fabulous views.
Extras include double glazing throughout and central heating.
The village of Salir do Matos has very good amenities including shops, cafes, pharmacy and doctor’s surgery. The market town of Caldas da Rainha is a 10 minute drive and Lisbon Airport is less than an hour.
Caldas da Rainha - This bustling and vibrant market town on Portugal's Silver Coast in the Estremadura region is fast becoming popular as a tourist destination and the ideal place to own a holiday home. Its location only 4.9 miles (8 kilometers) from some of the region's finest beaches and its central position less than an hour's drive north of Lisbon makes it the ideal place to be based on order to set out and explore some of the surrounding medieval towns and fishing villages. It also boasts some first class golf hotel resorts nearby including the Praia d'el Rey Marriott Golf & Beach Resort. The town has a lively and colorful fruit and vegetable market in the main square while the stunning and dramatic saltwater lakes at Praia Foz do Arelho and Salir do Porto combine with miles of clean.
This is a great location on the Silver Coast with all amenities, beaches, golf within a short drive. The capital city of Lisbon is a 45 minute drive.
Broadband is widely available in Portugal and is known as 'broadband'. It is considered to function better than broadband services in the UK due to the fact that Portugal was one of the last countries to embrace broadband technology and thus has a system with newer design and technology. There are several service providers offering ADSL, fiber and wireless services in Portugal to the residential and professional markets.
Build size: 412 square meters
Plot size: 5,691 square meters
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The Silver Coast is located under an hour's drive north from the country's capital, Lisbon.
It remains one of the country's most beautiful regions offering a wealth of charming coastal towns and villages across a breath taking coastline that runs approximately 150 Km up towards the fishing town of Nazare.
An authentic slice of Portugal that has remained traditional, visitors and settlers arrive on the Silver Coast in search of the 'real Portugal'.
Flying into Lisbon from the UK will take around 2.5 hours then it's a pleasant drive (less than an hour) to the Silver Coast.
If driving isn't an option, there is a good hourly bus service from Sete Rios station or you could hop a taxi.
The silver coast offers a combination of both the Mediterranean and Atlantic climate, this means that winters in the Silver Coast are mild and summers are dry and hot.
Winters see an average temperature of 17°C, while summers offer a comfortable 27°C day time average.
Either way, you can expect to enjoy almost 275 days of sun shine each year.
Obidos - A picturesque gem on the Silver Coast. The white washed houses and cobble stoned streets will take you back in time and provide the perfect setting for a leisurely walk admiring Obidos.
Each year Obidos' castle grounds play host to several events including the Chocolate Festival, Medieval Fair, Opera Festival and Christmas Village.
Foz do Arelho – The point where Obidos Lagoon encounters the Atlantic Ocean. The beach here is a natural wonder and on one side offers the crystal blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean and to the other, picturesque, tranquil waters of the Obidos Lagoon.
The Lagoon is ideal for kids and a variety of water sports, they are even said to have therapeutic properties.
Alcobaca - Explore the stunning architecture of the monastery founded in 1153 by the first Portuguese King- Afonso Henriques, another of the seven wonders of this amazing country.
As well as offering a flavour of real Portugal, property prices on the Silver Coast are typically up to 30 percent lower than in the Algarve.
If you want to immerse yourself in authentic Portugal, the Silver Coast offers quaint towns and villages where people actually speak Portuguese rather than English.
There are properties to suit most budgets ranging from large country homes and contemporary villas, good size family villas with swimming pools to small holiday homes and apartments. As well as properties, plots of land for development are available across the Silver Coast.
Some of the most popular locations to buy property on the Silver Coast include Foz do Arelho, Sao Martinho do Porto and Nadadouro, Obidos and Nazare.