Plot of land in Alfarrobeira with approved project for a single storey villa.
Located in a tranquil area which is renowned for its natural beauty. The surrounding areas offers picturesque hiking trails and untouched green pastures to the sweeping panoramic views from the hilltops. Although the area is considered to be in the Algarvean countryside, the lively cities of Loule and Almancil, can be easily reached via the N125. Price for plot only.
The approved project is for a single storey villa of 258 square metres on a plot of 5,722 square metres ensuring a great deal of privacy and outdoor spaces.
The landscape of the plot will be similar to the existing one with minor adjustment to increase accessibility and privacy, whilst keeping in tune with the surrounding areas.
Proposed accommodation is as follows: hall way, which will feature a guest toilet on your right, spacious open plan kitchen and dining room with pantry with large sliding doors out to the covered terrace. There will be a living room and adjacent office plus 3 en suite bedrooms, with one being the master bedroom suite. The master bedroom suite will feature a spacious walk in wardrobe and a bathroom with both shower and bathtub.
Continuing down the hallway there will also be a large laundry area and a storage area.
In addition, the following will be included: electric and telephone network infrastructures (existing and already at the location), public sewer, licence for a cistern and borehole, thermal insulated double glazed windows. Mains water is very close and easy to connect.
There will be a south facing 12x2.3 metre private swimming and pool deck..
Loule is around 16km to the north of Faro. It is a large town with all the usual amenities you would expect to find - a great selection of shops, numerous banks, art galleries, swimming pools and sports pavilion to name but a few! The landmark church of Nossa Senhora da Piedade - a modern dome shaped building reminiscent of a space ship - can easily be seen on a hill, just to the west of the town, from the A22 motorway.
Loule is famous for its Saturday morning gipsy market (at the end of Rua da Nossa Senhora da Piedade) it also has a really good daily market in the Arabian style market hall on Praca da Republica (open every morning except Sunday).
Apart from the historical points of interest, there are also lots of cafes and shops in the criss-crossing network of cobbled alleys and streets and plenty of places to sit in the sunshine and watch the world go by.
Broadband is widely available in Portugal and is known as 'banda larga'. 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, fibre and wireless services in Portugal to the residential and the professional markets.
Plot size: 5,722 square metres
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To reach Faro city from the airport it's a 10-15 minute drive or taxi ride, with the rest of the Algarve region opening up once you've arrived at Faro City's bus or train stations.
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Faro - The capital of the Algarve, Faro stands as a picturesque beach town which offers a brimming nightlife and historic Portuguese sights and architecture. From the well-preserved "Old City" and its cobblestone streets to the Faro Jewish Heritage Centre, you've got plenty of history to look at throughout the city. The multiple kilometre long Praia de Faro beach offers room for anyone to set a towel down and relax in the sun as well.
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