Farm House for sale
Portugal - Carvoeiro, Algarve
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Set in secluded grounds, this quaint four bedroom Farmhouse has many quirky features including a lovingly restored front door taken from an old Chapel, beautiful wooden arch to the master suite, original hand painted wall tiles, and unique wall seating in the lounge with a tiled open fireplace, completes the ambience of bygone times.
With grounds of around 4 acres , drive to the Quinta through secure electric gates, admiring the magnificent bougainvillea and agapantha. There are olive, fig and citrus trees in the orchards and a spectacular palm tree, reputed to be the tallest in the area, stands proudly by the pool. A huge old carob tree in the garden lends shade on hot sunny days and there are distant sea views over to Carvoeiro.
Enter through the chapel confessional door into a spacious hallway used as a games room. The lounge has a feature raised open fireplace with antique hand painted tile surround and shelves. Original hand thrown ladrillo floor tiles lead the way to the dining area which has wood shuttered windows.
The kitchen has new modern units but the traditional Portuguese handpainted blue tiles are still in place, and there is a breakfast alcove with a door leading to the gardens with a feature bread oven used as a barbeque.
The master suite and bathroom has and access off the lounge, and there is a further twin room with a shared bathroom leading to a children's room which has a door to the shaded pool terrace. A single bedroom with separate shower can be found discreetly off the entrance hall.
The large swimming pool has roman steps and covered dining terraces overlook an abundance of Mediterranean plants and flowers.
Within the Quinta grounds, is a large studio apartment which has a kitchenette and shower. Discreetly set in the gardens with a separate access, there is a lovely two bedroom cottage, which has its own private swimming pool and timber summer house.
There is also a large laundry room with washing machine and drying area, shelved to accommodate linen for holiday rentals and provides a great space for storage. Solar panels supply hot water, and there is a garage adjacent to the Quinta.
Parts of the Estate were converted many years ago, and the studio and stable conversion do not at this moment have updated documentation.
The Quinta is a truly beautiful traditional home with extensive family accommodation, or a fantastic home and income opportunity with clients enjoying a tranquil holiday in the Algarve, many choosing to return year after year.
- Faro (International), 45.1 miles
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