An architectural designed property built buy a well-established local builder which has been their family home for 13 years. Offering spectacular views from all aspects of the property. Viewing essential to appreciate the layout and location of this much sought after home.
Built on two levels which at present are operating as two individual 2 bedroom self-contained units. The property offers great options to be a large family residence or two separate units.
Enter the property through an impressive handmade wooden double door into the main entrance hall which gives direct access to a wonderful open plan lounge with raised area for office or library with patio doors opening onto a south facing wrap around terrace. Double doors open into a very large fully fitted kitchen with separate dining area, kitchen pantry and utility room. Off the inner hallway is the main reception with cloak room/bathroom, bedroom 1 which is a large double room with fitted wardrobes and the south facing master bedroom with patio doors out to a private terrace, fitted wardrobes and en suite.
Lower Level Accommodation. The lower level basement has been maximised to take full advantage of the space available and the owners have created practically a self-contained unit comprising of very large lounge with open plan dining and family kitchen with patio doors having direct access to the swimming pool and terrace. Further accommodation includes kitchen, an inner hallway with office area, shower room and double bedroom and another large double bedroom with shower room and patio doors out to a private terrace. There is a second shower room/cloak room which also has external access from the swimming pool.
Outside the property sits in one of the best elevated plots in Sao Bras de Alportel giving 360 degree views across countryside and the sea towards Tavira and the Spanish border. Fully walled and fenced plot of 11,755 square metres offering total privacy from this well established plot. Access is from a tarmac village road through electrically operated gates onto a long winding driveway to the top of the hill where the property is located. A triple carport provides parking plus additional parking for many cars. The plot is mature with various trees and in some areas a blank canvas to allow the new owners to take the grounds to a personal new level. The pool area is a great entertaining area with covered terrace and brick built barbecue area. Large sun bathing terrace and 10m x 5m swimming pool.
Benefits include: alarm system, centralised cooling and heating system, double glazing, security shutters, fitted kitchen, log burner, bore hole, carport, telephone available, satellite TV, Wi-Fi/internet available.
Faro airport and the beach are a 20 minute drive and it is a 10 minute drive to the shops.
Build size: 286 square metres
Plot size: 11,755 square metres
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An eclectic mix of world famous luxury resorts and traditional Portuguese towns, central Algarve remains the heart of the Algarve region with beautiful beaches and coastlines.
Central Algarve is home to the "Golden Triangle", a prestigious area between Faro and Albufeira, host to three world famous holiday and golf resorts: Quinta do Lago, Vale do Lobo and Vilamoura. These three resorts have cemented the Algarve's reputation as one of the best golf destinations in the world. Just as popular is the beach resort of Albufeira, which features vibrant wildlife and several gorgeous beaches.
Not just resorts and tourism, central Algarve is also home to traditional towns like Sao Bras de Alportel and Loule, which are popular with British ex pats. Just as beautiful is the Ria Formosa National Park, a natural reserve that extends from Faro to Tavira.
With a variety of well-developed resorts, central Algarve still retains its natural beauty and authentic splendour all across the region.
The beauty of the central Algarve region is in its accessibility from the Faro airport, with many of the main resorts and towns all within a 30-minute drive from Faro airport, one of the reasons the central Algarve is popular with families.
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.
Receiving more sun each year than California, central Algarve is a hotbed for beach lovers, especially in the summertime. With fairly low wind speed compared to the western Algarve region, the summers in central Algarve are long and dry, with up to twelve hours of sunshine a day.
As for the winter months, temperatures sit at around 11°C to 18°C, making for a fairly warm winter season. The shorter days and increased rainfall will bring less sunlight, however, there are days in which temperatures reach as high as 20°C in the sunlight.
Ria Formosa National Park – It's no surprise that this national reserve was recently elected one of Portugal's seven natural wonders, with its spectacular coastal lagoons and wetlands making it a paradise for nature lovers and bird watchers. From guided walks to kayak trips through the lagoon, this national reserve has something for everyone.
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.
Central Algarve is the heart of the Southern Portuguese coast and is one of the most sought-after European tourist destinations. With a stunning national park and beautiful beaches just within a few kilometres of Faro, central Algarve is also home to a variety of small Portuguese towns if you're looking for an authentic Portuguese experience.
Since central Algarve is the hub of the Algarve you'll find a large range of available types of homes and property. From plots of land and luxury villas along the coastline to villas and apartments within the beach towns and fishing villages, Central Algarve is full of options. You'll also find a variety of fabulous villas and houses spacious enough for families and close to the many golf resorts, catering for families and golf lovers alike.
Some of the most popular places to live in Central Algarve include Vilamoura, Sao Bras de Alportel, Vale do Lobo and the prestigious Quinta do Lagos.