Villa for sale in Santiago do Cacém - Vale da Água
Energy efficient country home that offers the opportunity to sell excess power back to the grid. Located in a very quiet area yet only 5 minutes walk to Vale de Aqua historical centre this superb house offers exceptional space and sustainable living conditions.
Approached via large gates and a long drive the house has open views, an extensive lawn and to the side of the property the current owners are growing a variety of fruit and vegetables.
On entering the house there is a sizeable entrance hall, the sitting room is very spacious, has double French doors leading to the garden and a fan assisted wood burner with a vent to the kitchen. The separate kitchen has very generous proportions offering lots of cupboard space and also benefits from a kitchen island with oven/hob and extractor fan.
The sleeping quarters comprises of 4 double bedroom, a shower room and a bathroom. All bedrooms have countryside and garden views and are centrally heated by a heat pump.
The ample loft space which is accessed via an exterior staircase, offers great potential for a variety of uses and is currently utilised for storage purposes. There are a number of transparent tiles on the roof to enable natural light to filter through to the loft.
There is a detached outbuilding with BBQ, bread oven, kitchen area and shower room. Additionally there is a garage, a wood store and pump house.
The property benefits from central heating powered by a heat pump. Any excess energy that is generated is sold back to the electricity provider. Solar panels heat the hot water.
There are 2 wells, one of which has a pump, and a borehole on site. The borehole currently provides water for the garden while the house is connected to the mains water supply.
Located 30 minutes from Santiago do Cacem, 30 minutes from Vila Nova de Milfontes and 25 minutes from stunning unspoilt beaches.
A truly unique property that offers potential for off grid living minutes from a friendly Portuguese community.
Substancial loft space
1.2 hectares of flat fenced land
Solar powered hot water system
Central heating powered by heat pump
Walking distance to town centre amenities
Opportunity to sell excess power back to energy provider