Charming Country Property With Annex And Great Open Views
€ 375,000£ 330,992$ 447,169
14-01-2020€ 430,000€ 375,000-13%
Overall price change-13%
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Loule, Central Algarve
Ownership Status: Private
Built in: 2002
344m2 Build size
€ 1,090£ 962$ 1,299
/ m2 build
1,650m2 Plot size
€ 227£ 200$ 270
/ m2 plot
This is a charming rustic property just outside the market town of Loulé.
It sits on a 1,650m2 plot which offers great open views of the hills, rich with fruit trees and lush vegetation. A peaceful location but close to everything.
It has a one-bedroom independent annexe with a living room and en suite bedroom. Ideal for guests and/or rentals.
The main house has one en suite bedroom downstairs, a bright lounge, storage room, a guest toilet, dining room and kitchen, also a new conservatory to enjoy the sunlight all year round.
Upstairs there is a very large terrace and the en suite master bedroom which has amazing 360' views of the Loulé hills. This property is very private and not overlooked.
Lovely gazebo and various terraces with tables to enjoy the colourful flowery garden
The entrance to the plot has an electric gate, plus an extra gate divides the main house from the annexe.
Air conditioning, water tank, and mains water. Possibility to install a swimming pool or a plunge pool since the water tank can easily be converted.
This villa is only 5 minutes away from Loule centre and all its amenities - schools, shopping centre and very close to the new luxury golf resort Quinta da Ombria. A peaceful location for living, but could also represent a rental option for both golf and rural tourism.
15 minutes away from the beaches of Vilamoura and 20 minutes from the International Faro Airport.
Covered dining area
Features great views
Near bars / restaurants
Near a golf course
Near the beach
The energy rating shows the energy efficiency of a building on a scale of A to G. The most efficient homes – which should have the lowest fuel bills – are in band A, whereas the most inefficient homes are in band G.
Loulé is famous throughout Portugal for hosting the biggest and most flamboyant Brazilian-style carnival each year before Easter. At carnival time the town is transformed into a mesmerising party of colour, music and dancing. The event attracts people from all over the Algarve who come to watch the processions and join in the festive atmosphere.
Loulé sits 12 km from the coastline of the 'Golden Triangle', an area which encompasses the luxury resorts of Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago.
The centre of the town is steeped in history. Its thirteenth century castle is built on an area previously settled by the Romans and its main church, Igreja Matriz de S.Clemente, was built on the site of an ancient mosque and also dates back to the thirteenth century. Loulé market hall (Mercado Municipal) is a striking landmark and an excellent example of classic Moorish architecture. It re-opened in early 2007 after a long period of renovation. Browse the town’s cobbled streets and you will see how Loulé has gained a reputation as the craft capital of the Algarve. Local handicrafts include ceramics, copperware, leatherwear, embroidered linen and tableware, quilts and lace, many of which can be purchased at the colourful Saturday gypsy market.
Some perks of owning property in Loule: Faro Airport is just 20 minutes’ drive away and is served by several low-cost airlines, it is traditional Algarve combined with modern living, just 10 minutes’ drive to the 'Golden Triangle' town of Almancil, easy access to excellent road and rail networks, close to world-renowned golf courses, a wide choice of local leisure activities for all ages including art galleries, swimming pools and a sports pavilion, a wealth of restaurants and bars serving international cuisine, traditional markets, numerous supermarkets, English-speaking banks, pharmacies, local health centres and other amenities. A new major retail outlet with Ikea and 110 shops, opening in 2017, is a short drive away, plenty of entertainment for the children in and around the area including Roma mini golf park in Vilamoura, Aquashow waterpark near Quarteira and the renowned Zoomarine centre in Albufeira.
If you are seeking a property in an authentic country town in the foothills of the Algarve mountains then search no further than Loulé. This town is one of the oldest in the region and is located just 18 km (11 miles) northwest of Faro.
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