Beautiful frontline townhouse with uninterrupted sea views in old town Ericeira
This beautiful frontline townhouse with uninterrupted sea views in old town Ericeira is a hidden gem. Upon entering Vila Palmira's gates, you are met with a white stone courtyard and passage leading the way to a zen rock garden overlooking the beach.A wrought-iron door introduces the property's entrance reception area with original, traditional tiled flooring. With wood flooring throughout, the house offers spacious accommodation. The ground floor features three double bedrooms - one bedroom suite and two, with a shared bathroom, that lead on to the rock garden facing the sea. A wrought-iron staircase makes way to the bright first floor with a second bedroom suite, powder room, kitchen and the main living areas. The large living/dining room, with a feature fireplace, is the focal point of this floor with access to a lovely small stone patio and a spacious enclosed balcony with spectacular, unobstructed sea views. Featuring sliding double-glazed doors, this indoor/outdoor area can be used year-round - perfect for an extra living space to relax and watch the wonderful sunsets. The ample kitchen also has direct access to the balcony, making it an ideal additional dining area as well. The traditional eat-in kitchen features a terracotta tiled floor with stone countertops, Portuguese tiles and original white cabinetry. Its double range is adorned with a cast stone hood. The first-floor landing also makes way for an amazing pantry/storage area and an excellent attic conversion. Complete with wood panelling, the attic is home to another double bedroom, bathroom and a large multipurpose area that can be used for guests, an office, or extra living space. Vila Palmira's grounds enjoy breathtaking sea views and overlook the quiet Algodio beach, arguably the best Ericeira has to offer. The property also benefits from an attached single garage and off-road parking for an additional 3-4 vehicles.
A popular weekend beach location for Lisbon dwellers, Ericeira is located approximately 30 minutes northwest of the capital and its international airport. Originally a sleepy fisherman's village, it is a charming town that offers great amenities and a relaxed lifestyle. Located within a 45-minute drive of several of the best international schools the country has to offer, makes Ericeira an ideal spot for a family home away from the hustle and bustle of Lisbon city.Home to a World Surfing Reserve, the first in Europe and the second in the world, the town attracts tourists, surfers, and local people who are drawn to the wonderful coastline and beaches. The narrow cobblestone streets feature a wide variety of wonderful cafés, shops, markets, as well as traditional, seafood, and international restaurants – a foodie's paradise.The several surf schools, yoga retreats and its proximity to various golf courses make Ericeira an attractive destination for those seeking a healthy lifestyle.With easy access to Mafra (3km), Ericeira is also less than 20km away from the UNESCO World Heritage site, Sintra.