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Enjoy Waterfront and Sunshine!
Waterfront!!! Algarve, Portugal. Two old houses to renovate or demolish and build new. Situated in a quiet hamlet in the foothills of the Serra de Monchique, Fishing, Boating, Hiking, Biking on your doorstep. The houses are elevated above the lake and the land of 2720m2 slopes down to the water.
Enjoy solitude, gorgeous views, Milky way nights, abundant wildlife yet only 30 minutes from some of Europes best beaches shopping and nightlife.
Renovate or Rebuild
There are two cottages each with its own title. They can be kept separate or combined, one would make a one bedroom guest/rental suite and the other a double storey 2 bedroom house, or combine them to make a 3/4 bedroom house. There would be spectacular 360 degree views from a roof terrace, if so designed. Launch a Kayak from your Garden or launch a trailered boat just 75 meters away.
The property is located in a sunny location with good access from a tar road with connections to Monchique, Albufeira and Lisbon. Faro airport is just 50 minutes and Lisbon is just 2 1/2 hours.
The property has two villages within a few minutes drive with shops and restaurants. South coast beaches and Algarve shopping are approximately a half hours drive.
Let us Manage Your Project
All this is possible, we have a project manager who can handle everything from your design, planning application, licenses, construction right up to handing over the keys.
Google earth as at June 2011 after construction of the dam wall and inauguration. The water level is now much higher and is flooding both valleys on either side of the hamlet.
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Envisage a roof terrace to take advantage of the 360 degree views, enjoy watching both sunrise and sunset from this great feature.
Raised terracing for a private alfresco breakfast and dining area leading from your designer kitchen. Snuggle up next to your open log fire on those cooler winter evenings.
Workshop or garage underneath the main house to store your man toys and a separate guest/rental suite to accommodate friends, family and relatives who are bound to turn up or rent out for some additional income.
On the land leading down to the lake, relax or entertain on the large suspended deck complete with a roofed portion for shade, Jacuzzi tub, bar and bbq.
Take a stroll down the meandering walkway through shady vines down to the water.
Escape to 300 Days of Sunshine and all the History that Iberia has to Offer!
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The Algarve has the perfect sunny climate for those wishing to escape the colder and wetter winters of the United Kingdom and Northern Europe. This property is situated in a great location to enjoy the warm and mild winters and to enjoy the fantastic summers in this part of the world. Enjoy swimming or kayaking in the lake or visit some of the Algarve's famous beaches just a half hour away. It is also the perfect base to explore southern Portugal and Spain. There are many historical cities that can be visited within a short drive, Lisbon, Sintra, Evora, Faro, Setubal and Seville, just to name a few. Slightly further away, Porto, Coimbra, Obidos, Granada, Cordoba, Cadiz, Cartagena, Madrid, Gibraltar and the White villages of Andalucia, great places to explore.
There are two villages nearby, Alferce and Sao Marcos da Serra each within a few minutes drive, here you will find all the charm of unspoilt Algarvian villages with local shops and restaurants. Just 20 minutes away is the famous town of Monchique, (follow this link), with spectacular views, world class spas, first class restaurants serving regional food, local fairs and much more.