SPACIOUS VILLA, OUTSTANDING VIEWS IN HILLSIDE RETREAT
An unusually spacious single storey farmhouse style villa built to a high standard in 2013, superbly positioned to have panoramic views over the wonderful countryside and hills that surround it. Access is from a tarmac road through double gates onto a stone chip driveway with parking for several vehicles. The majority of the property is enclosed with fencing and front walling making it an excellent prospect for anyone with horses and/or dogs. The Accommodation briefly comprises an enormous fully fitted Kitchen with superb old Victorian Range Oven set into its own Chimney Alcove, large Dining Area, Utility Room with access through to a fully fitted Shower Room/Guest Cloakroom, very spacious Lounge having a central stone clad chimney breast with fitted fireplace having glass doors to two sides, Inner Hallway, Master Bedroom with Ensuite Bathroom, Second Double Bedroom with Ensuite Shower Room, Two further Double Bedrooms, Family Shower Room, A/C units throughout, beautiful Swedish Pine lined ceilings, fully insulated and damp proofed, large double glazed windows and doors allowing for a bright and airy home, high ceilings and many other useful features. Outside is a lovely full length covered Verandah, external lighting, Swimming Pool with corner step entry, Sunbathing Terrace, very well stocked Gardens with irrigated borders containing many specimen tropical plants offering colour, form and year round interest. There is a large Timber Workshop and Storage Shed that would be useful for Equestrian purposes. Beyond the gardens the land has both hilly and flat areas ideal for paddocks, a second gateway at the far end of the land leads out onto a track ideal for outriding or dog walking through the beautiful countryside. There is also a further area of unfenced land across the small road where the borehole is located.
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FITTED LUXURY KITCHEN 4.35m x 4.20m (14’3” x 13’9”)
A truly superb kitchen with fabulous space ideal for a central island bar or work unit, but already having an extensive range of fitted wall and floor units with ample work surfaces, tiled splashbacks, space and plumbing for a dishwasher, space for a fridge freezer, electric cooker, stone clad chimney breast alcove with old Victorian cast iron working Range cooker giving a wonderful ornamental look, but also great for making bread and cakes, enamel sink unit with mixer tap over, fitted spotlights, Cathedral ceiling, tiled floor, dual aspect with window to the side also patio doors to the rear and a further multi-lever door.
DINING AREA 4.30m x 4.20m (14’1” x 13’9”)
Plenty of space for a large table and chairs, wall mounted electric control panel, A/C unit, wall mounted night storage heater, doors to lounge and utility room.
UTILITY ROOM 4.39m x 1.76m (14’5” x 5’9”)
With fitted work surface, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, wall mounted hot water heater and storage cylinder, part tiled walls and door to guest Shower Room.
Comprising large shower cubicle with glass door and panel, pedestal wash basin with mixer tap, mirror fronted medicine cabinet over, low level WC, chrome towel rail, small wall mounted shelving unit, good sized opaque glass window, tiled floor and walls.
FANTASTIC LOUNGE 8.65m x 5.08m (28’4” x 16’8”)
Dual aspect with window to the front and also patio doors to the rear covered verandah, superb Cathedral ceiling in Swedish Pine cladding, A/C unit, attractive wall mounted light points and the main feature is a central stone clad chimney breast with fitted wood burning fireplace having glass doors to two sides, a wonderful feature in this spacious room.
Giving access to all bedrooms, family shower room and the sunbathing and pool terrace. There are three attic storage lockers above each of the bathrooms, night storage radiator and fuse board.
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE 4.76m x 4.29m (15’7” x 14’1”)
Window to front aspect, wall light point, night storage heater and A/C unit, door to Ensuite Bathroom having a panelled bath with mixer tap and overhead shower attachment, low level WC, pedestal wash basin with chrome mixer tap, bidet, opaque glass window to side, towel rail and tiled walls.
BEDROOM SUITE TWO 4.72m x 4.36m (15’6” x 14’3”)
A/C unit, wall light points, sliding patio doors onto the covered verandah, night storage heater and door to Shower Room having a large shower cubicle with glass door and panel, pedestal wash basin with chrome mixer tap, mirror fronted medicine cabinet over, low level WC, chrome ladder towel rail, tiled floor and walls.
BEDROOM THREE 4.44m x 4.22m (14’7” x 13’10”)
With window to front aspect, wall light points, A/C unit and night storage heater.
BEDROOM FOUR 4.67m x 4.26m (15’3” x 13’11”)
L-shaped room with sliding patio door to covered verandah, wall light points, night storage heater and A/C unit.
FAMILY SHOWER ROOM
Having a large shower cubicle with glass door and panel, pedestal wash basin with mixer tap, mirror fronted medicine cabinet over, low level WC, chrome towel rail, opaque glass window, tiled floor and walls.
There are modern, efficient Night Storage Radiators and Air Conditioning units in every main area of this lovely property to keep it warm in Winter and cool in Summer.
COVERED VERANDAH 19.3m x 1.79m (63’4” x 5’10”)
Having a tiled floor and really superb views of the hills, mountains and valleys the surround this property.
SWIMMING POOL 8m x 4m (26’3” x 13’1”)
Having corner step entry. There are also steps down to an area below the pool that contains all the equipment for operating the pool.
Spacious area around the pool for relaxing and gazing out over the wonderful surroundings.
ENTRANCE DRIVEWAY and PARKING
The property is accessed via a pair of iron gates (formerly electrically operated) onto an attractive stone chip driveway providing ample parking for many vehicles.
Well stocked, irrigated borders surround the immediate area of the house, well maintained and providing year round colour, form and interest.
LARGE GARAGE/WORKSHOP 6.54m x 2.96m (21’5” x 9’8”)
Sturdy timber building having light and power.
The property offers Three Phase Power, satellite dish in situ, telephone line installed with phone points in each room, 80,000 litre private water deposit and last but not least is that the tarmac road that passes the front of the property only serves two other properties. It is within walking distance of the little ‘Hamlet’ where you will find a small bar/cafeteria.
The house and majority of the land is either walled or stock fenced so will prevent animal escape except from the most ardent escape artists! The land itself provides a gentle backdrop with both hilly areas and level ones which would be ideal for horses and even room to put in a Sand Manege. There are many mature trees, Pine, Olive, Carob and Fig for that all important shade and there is a second secure iron gate that gives direct access out on to a rear track ideal for days out trekking the hills, lanes and byways of this outstanding countryside without crossing busy roads.
The property is freehold with 3 phase electric, own borehole, cisterna and drainage is private. The prettiest village of the Algarve, Alte, is very closeby and has all facilities including a small supermarket and village pet donkey. The country town of Messines is a 15 minute drive from Alte itself. And offers restaurants, cafes, supermarket etc. The major town of Albufeira that has everything required for modern living and two beaches is just under 30 minutes away.
Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise that all rooms and any land are measured by you or your appointed solicitor or surveyor prior to purchase. All measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only. It should not be assumed that the property meets all the appropriate legal requirements.
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