TWO SEPARATE COTTAGES situated in a beautiful location in the hills above Sao Bras de Alportel and Loule. Two separate cottages with scope for further development. There is a pool and outside shower, terraces sauna, workshop, detached garage and landscaped gardens.
This exceptional property is situated in a stunning location in the hills above Sao Bras de Alportel and Loule and is comprised of two separate cottages. The main cottage features a reception hall, spacious master bedroom with en suite shower room and dressing room with fitted wardrobes, a family bathroom, a versatile 2nd double bedroom with en suite shower room, a beautiful kitchen/diner with marble worktops and flooring, utility/storage room and a spacious lounge with lovely views out to the covered terrace and gardens beyond. The spacious second cottage has an open plan kitchen/living room, double bedroom, en suite shower room, covered terrace and roof terrace with views to the hills beyond. There is a swimming pool and outside shower, terraces sauna, workshop, detached garage and landscaped gardens.
The main cottage benefits from underfloor heating and comprises a large reception hall/study with a very large utility room to one side and wardrobes to the rear. This area could be easily reconfigured to a allow a large bedroom whilst retaining a spacious hallway. There is a superb master bedroom with en suite shower room and dressing room with fitted wardrobes. There is a family bathroom, a versatile 2nd double bedroom with en suite shower room, a beautiful kitchen/diner with marble worktops and flooring and sink , utility and an elegant lounge with lovely views out to the covered terrace and gardens beyond.
The second cottage has an open plan kitchen/living room, double bedroom, en suite shower room, covered terrace and roof terrace with views to the hills beyond, and across to the pool area.
Outside, the property is approached from a long unpaved well maintained road leading to a detached garage for three large vehicles, wonderful gardens and grounds with fruit trees, mature pines, cork oaks, mimosa, prickly pears and well stocked borders with well established ornamental plants.
There is a private swimming pool, terrace and poolside shower. Below the pool area is another fitted shower room, a sauna and workshop. This entire area is suitable for creating another studio apartment (subject to planning approval). A further outbuilding houses all the new water system equipment including the borehole pump and filters.
Benefits include 3 car garage/workshop, air conditioning, underfloor heating, solar hot water, double glazing, landscaped gardens, fruit trees, Wi-Fi/internet/telephone, septic tank, 10x5m swimming pool, outside shower, roof terrace, sauna, fruit trees, TWO COTTAGES.
Faro airport is a 30 minute drive, the beach is 30 minutes away and shopping 15 minutes away.
Build size: 394 square metres
Plot size: 34,400 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.