Savills | Magnificent Property with Sea View, Colares, Sintra | Property for sale
858 sq m
Asking price €4,750,000

Magnificent Property with Sea ViewColares, Sintra


    Key features

    • Historic property inserted in 70.000 sq.m plot
    • Two country houses of 327 sq.m and 332 sq.m
    • Includes a ruin of an old Convent inserted in 6.300 sq.m plot
    • Beautiful gardens, patios and terraces
    • Fantastic Sea view
    • Located in the enchanted village of Colares

    Romantic and charming property with sea view, original from the 18th century, located in Colares - Sintra.

    About this property

    • This amazing property is original from the beginning of the18th century. Passing from generation to generation, welcoming people and gathering History, among Nobel Prices, writers, poets and artists from around the world, until it was bought by the current family in 1976, who lives there ever since.

      Major renovation works were done in 2005. The improvements carried out to the buildings since then show a balanced relation between comfort and authenticity.

      Many original details can be found inside and outside that have been carefully preserved and these are the details that keep the true authenticity of the buildings alive and the property as a whole.

      The property comprises two houses surrounded by patios, terraces, gardens and an incredible swimming pool set in a 70.000 sq.m plot of land. It also includes a Ruin from an old Convent that had a license to build 400,00 sq.m, in a plot with 6.350,00 sq. m.

      House A: 163,50 sq.m of Construction Area and 327,00 sq.m of Total Interior Usable Area, spread over 2 floors with 2 bedrooms, 5 rooms and 5 bathrooms.
      House B: 166,10 sq.m of Construction Area and 332,20 sq.m of Total Interior Usable Area, spread over 2 floors with 4 bedrooms, 7 rooms and 4 bathrooms.

      Both houses also have attics, that can be used as interior usable area that can add up to 100 sq.m to each house.
      There is the possibility to connect both buildings (one sole building with 859,20 sq.m): and there is also some flexibility to adapt the existing layout to create new compartments or to remove walls in order to change the traditional layout.

      The property is licensed to be leased for lodging and other touristic events.

      Equipped with Central heating Diesel powered boiler to supply both buildings with hot water and central heating. Heat recovering system and fireplaces.

      Automatic Fire Detection System with emergency plan, approved by the local Fire Department and Civilian Protection Unit.

      The natural beauty and singularity of the Serra de Sintra have for long inspired poets and artist that visit or settle here and has led to different sorts of myths and legends.

      Let yourself be enchanted by the view over the sea, discover the mysteries of the forest around you, listen to the stories that every corner of this wonderful property has to tell you and that will make you dream.

      We are available to join you on this journey through time. Please contact us for more information.

    Local information

    • Colares is an ancient village with an interesting past. Located at the bottom of the north-west slope of the mountain, overlooks a fertile green valley with the ocean in the background, and 5.5 kms to the south-west from the Cabo da Roca.
    • 10 km away from Sintra, and 39km from the Lisbon Airport by the A16 highway. The reverse direction on the A16 leads to the village of Cascais at a distance of 18 km, where the nearest seaport is located: Marina de Cascais. The best way to reach directly to the center of Lisbon is the route IC19, that offers several other alternatives depending on the final destination.
    • A suburban railway line is also available in the town center of Sintra, where the terminal station is located, for a journey of 33 minutes to the capital.
    • Around 4 km to the North-West of Colares, famous local beaches can be reached in a few minutes, such as Praia das Maçãs, Praia Grande or Praia da Adraga, with very good conditions for leisure, water sports or surfing.

    Additional information

    • EPC RATING: C