€ 1,950,000 £ 1,721,159 $ 2,325,281
This is a beautiful 4 bedroom villa on a nice sized plot with stunning sea and country views, enjoying privacy and quiet. The property is located on top of a small hill, a mere 12 minute drive from Vilamoura. Set on a 2000+ m2 plot of land with mature, well manicured and totally fenced garden. As you enter on the property and drive through the electric gates, you can see a spacious front patio that has a car port for 2 cars and enough parking space four another 4 cars approximately. The house has a majestic entrance door in moroccan style, and the front of the house has a large covered area to welcome the guests on any weather, sun or rain!
As you enter, the entry hall splits the house in two: the sleeping quarters on the left and the living ones on the right. The house has a fully fitted and equipped kitchen, with a double fridge and the rest of equipment of Miele brand. At the back of the kitchen, there is the laundry room with plenty of cabinets and washing and drying machines - also Miele. The laundry has a separate back door to give access to the front of the house, also to be used for a easier access to kitchen with the shopping. The kitchen is spacious and with a West facing window and also has a serving window for the dining area in the lounge. The lounge is extra spacious with 180º views of the countryside and of the sea, with a fireplace in the middle and has access to a large covered terrace with staircase to take you to the pool and games areas outside. In the hall there is a social toilet to support the lounge.
From the hall on the left you will find 3 en-suite bedrooms, all with walk-in, fitted wardrobes and wooden floors. Two of these have double showers and sea views, the thirds one is East facing and gets the sun in the morning. From the hall on the left, up the stairs on the first floor, the master en-suite bedroom can be found. It has a beautiful luxurious bathroom with shower and jacuzzi bathtub and separate toilet and bidé area. This bedroom has double the wadrobe space then the other bedrooms and gets also beautiful views of the pool and back garden, as well as the sea.
The house has Toshiba central airconditiong system, Cabilt electric under floor heating, central vacuum system, alarm system with 6 exterior cameras, solar panels for hot water with a 400l tank.
The south facing infiniti swimming pool is surrounded with a lovely wooden decking for the sunloungers and soaks in the sun all day.
The garden is lit and irrigated.
About the area:
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.
Loule, Central Algarve
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400m2 build size
€ 4,875 £ 4,302 $ 5,813 / m2 build
2,560m2 plot size
€ 762 £ 672 $ 908 / m2 plot
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