3 bedroom villa for sale
Portugal - Algarve, Barão de São João
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- Fully renovated traditional 3 bedroom quinta
- 4 stables, hay barn, tack room, sand arena and horse-walker
- Apartment for a groom or caretaker
- Beautiful country location
- Air-conditioned and alarmed
- Tilt & turn quality wooden double-glazed windows
- Dog kennels
- Space for a pool
- Walking distance to the village of Barão
- Approximately 2.5 acres of land (10,800 square metres)
This fabulous country property is situated close to the bustling little village of Barão de São João and is only 7kms from the historic town of Lagos and some of the Algarve's best beaches. The surrounding area is fantastic riding country and this property is ideal and perfectly set up for anyone wanting to keep horses.
The access is good, via a tarmac road. Double entrance gates open to a large parking area with shade provided by several majestic mature cork oak trees. The house is a traditional Portuguese 'quinta', with thick walls keeping it cool in summer. It boasts many character features such as high ceilings with thick wooden beams and the traditional Santa Catarina tiling on the floors. The windows have all been replaced with beautiful wooden tilt and turn double glazed windows.
The property comprises a large L-shaped living / dining room, with patio doors leading to a superb covered terrace, ideal for summer BBQ's. The living room benefits from a large air-conditioning unit, plus a log-burning fireplace for winter evenings. The country kitchen features a stable door and the tiling and sink are all in-keeping with a country property of this period. There's a small laundry room just outside of the kitchen door. There are 2 bedrooms off the living room, one of which has a mezzanine level, plus there's a spacious family bathroom. A wooden staircase leads to a further attic bedroom with views over the paddocks and stables.
The property is surrounded by several landscaped areas and has a small lawn, and surrounding this are the horses paddocks, divided up using electric fencing. For the horses, facilities include a row of stables consisting of one large foaling box, plus 2 standard stables, a tack room, feed shed, hay barn and an area that has been converted into a one bedroom apartment. There's also a full sized outdoor sand school plus an automated horse-walker and a separate stable in one of the paddocks. There are also 2 good sized dog kennels with individual runs and the property is fully alarmed.
The property benefits from both mains water and a well (that can be used for irrigation) and there's a septic tank system for waste water. There's ample space to put in a pool (planning permission granted).
The lively, arty village of Barão is only 2 or 3 minutes away by car and offers plenty of restaurants, bars and cafés and even a zoo. The huge pine forests around Barão and the wilderness beyond provide excellent riding terrain in this area, which is very popular with horse owners. This pretty country property would suit anyone looking for a home with plenty of space for animals yet within walking distance of the village.
SeaToSky Homes Property Reference: 2295
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