Property Description

Caracara is a beautifully designed six-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 semi-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 can be used, if required, as 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 good sized bedrooms, one with an en-suite on this floor make it 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) Bath-Shower-WC-Bidet. Double French doors lead 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 to the open plan living and dining room (42.68 sq. m)

The living room is fitted with air conditioning and 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 covered veranda, where garden furniture can be located.

A stone archway provides access to the kitchen and the rest of the floor.
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 granite topped island is located centrally.

There are a number of other base and eye level oak units fitted. All work surfaces are granite.
The kitchen is double aspect with a double window over the sink 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 of the 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 open 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 to provide additional storage.

All three top floor bedrooms have double sized built in oak wardrobes with sliding doors.
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 whilst 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. Here you can eat al fresco at any time. 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 try your hand at 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 with 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 for the garden is supplied free via 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 Falcão 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 45 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 town of Tomar

Magnificent views of countryside.
River frontage
Beautiful gardens installed with automatic irrigation system.
4 + 2 bedrooms (three en-suite)
3 further shower/WC rooms
Air conditioning and double-glazing
Oil fired central heating and hot water system
Large double gated garage for two cars with additional secure outside parking
Secure access to property via remote controlled electric gates
11 x 6 m swimming pool
Easy access to the motorway and rail networks as well as the towns of Tomar and Entroncamento.
Located in a quiet cul-de-sac
Energy rating – B

Address Map
W9° 35' 44.5''
N39° 36' 19.4''
: Central Heating
: Fully Equipped
: Double
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Key Features
Attractive Country Villa
River Frontage
Elevated Position
Beautiful Gardens
Countryside Views
Secluded and Quiet
10 minutes from World Heritage town of Tomar
Fully Automatic Irrigation system for garden
6m x 11m Swimming Pool
Energy Certificate - B

Villa Price €370,000 1386

Portugal Santarém Tomar

6 Bedrooms
5 Bathrooms
Listing ID #1386
Basic Details
Listing ID : 1386
Property Type : Villa
Listing Type : Sold
Ref ID : 1386
Price : €370,000
Bedrooms : 6
Bathrooms : 5
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