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Villa for sale

Monchique, Algarve, Portugal


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Call: 03339 390342

Key features:

  • Balconies
  • Character Property
  • Double Glazing
  • Fireplace
  • Fish pond
  • Garage
  • Garden
  • Peaceful
  • Pool

Full description:

Are you looking for something extraordinary? Your guests will be blown away with every detail of this property.

This property is the complete package from the classic exterior architecture, striking internal wraparound balcony, grand sweeping staircase, spectacular clear crystal chandelier dropping several metres from the ceiling, bespoke wrought iron balusters, secret layered gardens, natural granite stone used in abundance, generous living areas, all in a very special location.

This detached striking property is set over 3 levels comprising on the ground floor of a hallway, 3 bedrooms all with private ensuite bathrooms, family bathroom and pantry, on the mid-level a lounge, living room, dining area, kitchen and bathroom and on the lower level three rooms, a kitchen and bathroom.

The property benefits from several large balconies overlooking the walled garden and swimming pool, outside terrace, several gardens, a swimming pool and storage and garage.

Amazing rare opportunity to own a stunning, renovated Manor House style property in the Western Algarve, Portugal. If you are looking for a quiet, laid back and relaxed place to live among nature, then look no further!

The Location

The area is characterised by narrow, winding cobblestone streets, orange groves, the smell of the pinetrees, shepherds herding their goats, the sound of the church bells, cafes, restaurants and shops offering homegrown produce and handicraft. The village square is tree lined, surrounded by benches with an attractive Moorish water wheel feature in the centre. Nearby are ruins, chapels and natural spring waters. This property is located just a short distance from a traditional market town, surrounded by a thickly wooded backdrop, typical Portuguese character properties with white washed walls, bands of colour framing the windows and doors and unique chimney designs. The main village square offers a friendly community, a tavern with a roaring log fire in the winter selling typical Portuguese food cooked in a traditional bread oven, snack bars and nearby a selection of restaurants that residents and visitors travel many miles to dine in. Also nearby are a selection of high-end well-being, health, beauty and fitness facilities including an indoor pool gym, sauna, steam baths, therapy tubs and relaxing treatments. For the adventurous the area offers a Motorsports circuit, go-karting, walking hacks, bike trails and horse-riding. There are also the practical facilities of a post office, creche, primary school, secondary school and hospital.

Just approximately 20 minutes drive is access to a choice of 2 very different coasts to enjoy, either head West to sunsets, deserted beaches, the rugged cliffs of the Algarve and surfing or head South to the popular tourist beaches, restaurants and golf courses. Access to the motorways and shopping malls is approximately 15 minutes drive away and Faro International Airport can be reached in approximately 1 hour's drive.

The Property

The current owner has maintained the property to a high standard and has renovated and upgraded throughout as follows:-


Repainted the exterior


Repainted the bedrooms


Installed a new fully fitted kitchen


Fitted beautiful antique style lighting to the garden and pool areas.


Bespoke venetian style stairwell black wrought iron railings with gold emblem


Installed elegant antique crystal chandeliers, two are 2 metres long.


New wrought iron chandelier to the bottom terrace.


Installing brand new double glazed windows with interior shutters and mosquito nets.


New toilets and bidets in the house.

Originally built 1938, the interior has now been completely rebuilt leaving only the original outside walls. The impressive architecture of the property is carried through to the inside with wrought iron balcony overlooking the open plan lounge below. Through the impressive front door on the street level the property opens up to a reception area (5.7m x 3.5m) with the wow factor of an amazing mezzanine gallery (7m x 6.5m) with wrought iron balcony overlooking the open plan living accommodation below. The top floor accommodation includes 3 large bedrooms with fitted heated wardrobes, each with their own private ensuite and separate bathroom, cloakroom and laundry room. The Master bedroom faces the garden with a corner window feature, patio doors to a terrace, fitted heated wardrobes with storage above.


Sweeping venetian stairs lead to multiple living areas including a raised cinema entertainment area (5m x 5m) wired for 5.1 surround sound system, cloakroom, bar, lounge (9m x 8m), raised dining area (4.5 x 4), a guest bathroom with bath, a newly fully fitted kitchen with access to the four level garden, garage and pool. French doors lead to an attractive shaded terrace (8m x 3m) ideal for alfresco dining overlooking the pool and garden below also wired for sound.


The kitchen is fitted with solid marble work tops, mosaic wall tiles, floor to ceiling wall units, and island breakfast bar with sink unit. Appliances include in-built dishwasher, fridge freezer, fridge, freezer, oven, hob, microwave, 3 extractor fans and attractive solid fuel 'Franco Belge' cooker range. The ensuite bathrooms are finished with floor to ceiling mosaic tiles, WC, bidet, handwash basin with undersink storage and walk-in showers with a brand new high quality range of sanitary ware.

Internal steps on the middle level, lead to further living accommodation and the pool level. On this third basement level are a further 2 bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchen and lounge area, ideal set-up for a separate apartment with access to the pool, finished outside with attractive granite stones.

The Gardens and Garage

The outside space is split into 4 levels, surrounded by granite walls, the secret gardens all offer different features with double wrought iron garden gates. Each garden area offers peace and tranquility in an idyllic location. The street level garden has a traditional and charming purpose built-in pergola covered seating area, access to the front garden and garage/workshop. The granite stone built garage with an up-and-over electric door has a high ceiling and space for 3 cars, storage and workshop. Throughout the garden has a selection of mature palm trees, exotic plants and a variety of fruit trees including advocado, orange, tangerine, lemon, fig and nespera. The swimming pool is a unique octagonal shape measuring 10mx7m surrounded by a spacious calcade stone terrace, 2 x mosaic poolside showers and set-up for an outside sound system. The ornamental koi pond has a stone lion head feature fountain and there is a further garden past the pond. Another garden level offers a tree lined, irrigated lawn area.

With a separate water and electricity supply, 3 windows and a side door and measuring 8m x 7m the attractive build of the granite stone garage offers a perfect platform to convert to a guest annex, subject to permissions.

Property features include;-


Solar water heating


Electric water heating


Wood fired central heating system


Two wood burning fires


Satellite TV


Highspeed broadband


Mains water & drainage


Plot size of almost 1500m2


Build size of just under 400m2

Price 825,000 euros (negotiable)

Private viewings by appointment only with www.DiamondPropertiesAlgarve.com by email DiamondP@mail.telepac.pt or phone Tel 00351 289362130 or Facebook or Twitter @DiamondAlgarve.

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Nearest Airports*

  • Faro (INTERNATIONAL), 39.3 miles

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Diamond Properties Algarve , Algarve

Rua Cardeal Neto No. 49, Apartado 2106, 8100-070 Boliqueime, Loulé, Algarve, Portugal
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About Diamond Properties Algarve , Algarve

Welcome to our Shop

A warm welcome awaits you at Dream Diamond Properties Algarve. Visit our boutique village centre shop in Central Algarve, where you can enjoy a local coffee, browse through our property portfolio, meet the team in person, ask any questions and organize your property viewings of the ones you choose to visit. Telephone 00351289362130, Facebook DiamondAlgarve or visit our shop Rua Cardeal Neto 49, Boliqueime 8100-908, Loule, Central Algarve, Portugal.

Our Legacy
Dream Diamond Properties Algarve are a long established, independent company and we have been running our real estate business in the Algarve long before the financial crisis, so we are very experienced and steadfast. We are professionally qualified, passing the required government real estate exam in Portuguese at Faro University. We run our company in accordance with all the required government regulations which are fully displayed in our shop; we are a commercially registered company No. 4477/20000105, we are fully insured, and are fully licensed AMI 1110. We are consulted by governing bodies of real estate INCI and APEMIP giving us direct access to vital industry information and legislation. You can rest assured that you are dealing with a company with enhanced credibility and defined standards of service and knowledge to ensure you receive the best professional service within our industry.

Our Service
At Dream Diamond Properties Algarve we offer a personal service at our one-stop-shop for all your property needs. Our relationship doesn’t stop at selling you a property and all the necessary legalities, we are also on-hand for all the emotional and social aspects of moving to a foreign country. We continue to be available to you with the practical side of owning, setting up and running a property abroad with our fully inclusive personal property management and maintenance service including weekly maid, poolman, gardening and property checks as well as bill payments and much, much more. We have used and tested comprehensive and easy-to-use processes to help you in your Algarve property journey, so you can enjoy the lifestyle you want to achieve, while we do our job to make sure that you do!

Our Location
Our fantastic location in Central Algarve is one of the most popular areas for expats with easy access to a great transport network of buses, trains, motorways, waterways and planes! The three main roads of the Algarve; the motorway A22 and EN125 and A2; are just minutes from our shop. The airport is 25 minutes away and beaches and golf courses are just 10 minutes. We cover the reputable location of the Golden Triangle where some of the most exclusive millionaire properties are to be found.
The appeal of the Algarve has increased further in 2014 with the attractive exchange rates, EU residency permits, tax free pension benefits, award winning beaches, championship golf courses, international airport and 300 days of average sunshine a year. On top of this Portugal was recently recognized as one of the top 20 peaceful countries in the world and the Algarve is No 1 in 2014 for the best place to retire.

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Rua Cardeal Neto No. 49, Apartado 2106, 8100-070 Boliqueime, Loulé, Algarve, Portugal
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