CAL380: Algarvian House

Faro, Faro



Current Status:SOLD

Traditional Algarve 4 bedroom house and annex. Land with olive, almond and carob trees.

Property Advertised by: Owner

Property Description

Traditional Algarvian 189m2 house with an 112m2 annex, refurbished in 2000, full of character. Annex currently in use as an artist’s studio with open first floor, possibly could be converted to a guest house. Balcony over front part of the house and a smaller one at the back.

Retention of original features of the house, e.g. old bread oven in the kitchen, wooden ceilings, stone door frames inside and out. Has air-conditioning, fire place, storage heaters, double glazing, mosquito netting. Mains water and sewage plus independent cistern.

Ground floor: 3 double bedrooms, 2 living rooms (one with fireplace), large kitchen/dining room with huge traditional fireplace incorporating an original bread oven, passageway leading to twin bathrooms, one with laundry.
1st floor: Bedroom with balcony (açoteia: typical Algarvian roof patio)

Ground floor: Main room with walk in cupboard and old stone benches and floor, kitchenette, storeroom.
First floor: Studio room, 2 storage spaces.

Garden area:
Patio with Santa Catarina tiles and barbecue, original cobblestone surrounds, gravel and stone pathways, lower gravel area with flower borders and a lemon tree, parking and turning area shaded by old carob trees, wall mosaics, double iron gate leading to cobblestone entrance.

Exterior land area:
Walled or fenced entire boundary, farm gate entrance, gravel drive lined with olive trees, adjacent land with mature olive, almond and carob trees, large circular threshing ground above, open garage with separate storage space (closed), shaded parking spaces.

Possibility to build a swimming pool, extend the house to 300m2 (for habitation) and/or 2000m2 (for tourist accommodation), convert studio annex to guest house/tourist accommodation.

Ideally situated in a quiet and peaceful countryside area, with good access by local tarmac road.
Perfect central location: 25m to Faro, 20m to the airport and Faro island and beach, 10m to Loulé, 10m to São Brás de Alportel and 8m north of Santa Bárbara de Nexe. 20m to Quinta do Lago / Vale do Lobo resorts. Local café and shop within 5m drive.

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