€ 3,950,000 £ 3,486,451 $ 4,710,186
This exceptional luxury villa, occupies a prominent and elevated position in Praia da Luz. This family home is truly breath-taking and benefits from spectacular uninterrupted and panoramic sea views over the Atlantic Ocean. The property has been a family home and has been constructed with great attention to detail and comfort. It boasts every modern convenience and luxury and has been meticulously maintained.
Surrounded by an area of 12.400 sqm of land, this superb 1.372 sqm built property is unique in both style and decor. Maintained to exacting standards, whilst being stylish and modern, the design carefully incorporates the elegance and charm of the traditional Algarvian architecture with many Moorish traditional features. The result is a property with a feeling of grandeur and elegance, without losing its homely qualities.
Majestic, whilst enjoying every modern convenience and luxury expected from a property of this calibre, it offers several excellent reception rooms, 6 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, swimming pool, spa, gym, cinema room, games room, beautiful gardens all which provide extensive family living and entertaining space.
The property is designed into two sections: the living area, and bedroom wings, and is entered through imposing electric secure gates with entry phone access, up a driveway of crafted granite cobbles and luxury landscaped grounds. There is a covered car area for 4 cars and access to the double car garage with electric doors. Leading off the driveway, is a rear entrance to the house which leads to an area which could be used for a tennis court or a Heli Pad.
Access to the main house is done through a “Hotel like” large covered area, leading to the main hand carved double wooden doors. These open to a spacious entrance hall, which has French doors leading out on to the extensive terraces which surround the entire house. These give the first tempting glimpse of the beautiful ocean view beyond and the different aspects of the views over the wonderful manicured landscaped gardens, lawns, stunning pool areas and the Summer House.
To the right is the Living Area, with its elegantly designed sitting room with large feature open fireplace and French doors leading out onto the covered terrace.
Steps lead down into the “heart” of this splendid property, a bespoke Loxley kitchen, with central island, black granite worktops and Villeroy et Boch Belfast sink and top of the range Miele appliances. The kitchen also incorporates the dining room, with its feature fireplace, it opens up to a superb covered outside Alpendre area, serving as dining area with extensive seating and BBQ, a superb extension to the greatly executed family and entertaining space.
These bespoken kitchen, dining and living spaces are simply stunning. Rustic floor tiles and feature brick coving, contrast beautifully with white country-style cabinets and black granite kitchen tops. The laundry and pantry area are accessed from the kitchen and are fitted with the same high quality appliances. A stable door gives access to the wonderful herb garden, with olive and citrus trees.
The spacious pool terrace gives access to the 12m x 6m overflow pool, heated with solar panels and the spectacular Summer House, with its own changing rooms and small pool which adjoins the main larger pool, ideal for total relaxation or Yoga moments.
The stunning landscaped grounds have numerous areas which give different vistas to the ocean, with an abundance of outside relaxation areas, including the covered terrace, children’s play area and poolside sun-bathing terrace.
A quiet office is located within the turret feature of the home, with its own private terrace. The Bedroom wings give access to the bedrooms and bathrooms all with fitted wardrobes and excellent high quality fittings. The master bedroom suite, with private dressing area and access to the outdoor terrace, three further bedrooms, two family bathrooms, a play room and the spa area, with gymnasium, hot tub, steam room and shower room, are all located in the eastern wing of the property.
The superb recreational facilities include a games or entertaining space, currently used as a snooker room with bar, a spa with gym, sauna, hot tub and steam room and a cinema room.
Home Theatre Cinema Room is just a stroll along the corridor from the Games room, the cinema room is completed fitted with climate control system, low level lighting, projector and amplifiers and speakers all of top quality and definition.
There is a Spa with jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and rain showers and fully equipped gymnasium.
The Games room, with its own fitted out kitchen/bar area, with seating area and snooker table, with windows leading out onto a covered courtyard, is ideal for any kind of other games.
A special note for the Wine Cellar wracked out and fitted to give the effect of a traditional bodega, with a hipper cooling system.
Furnishing of the property has been done by professional designers and no expense spared in creating the wonderful ambience of the interior of this property. It is a property of great character and distinction.
Special and unique features of this magnificent villa are Air Conditioning, Domotics, Alarm System, Central sound system, BBQ, Children's Play Area, , Fireplace, Garden, Automatic irrigation, Borehole and Mains Water, Electric blinds, Intercom, Pool, Pool Bar, Sauna, Solar Panels, Turkish Bath and Underfloor Heating.
Local A22 and A2 modern high-way links, provide easy access to Faro International Airport (85 kms) and Lisbon International Airport (300 kms).
Praia da Luz is another Algarve resort that has seen much development in recent years and it has become a firm favourite for several ex-patriot communities. It has retained its appeal and attractiveness by being held to a relatively low-rise landscape. A lot of the development has gone to the west of Praia da Luz, but it now boasts a wide selection of accommodation, with several hotels in the central hub of the village and many private holiday rentals.
Despite its growth, much of Praia da Luz accommodation is easily accessible and within walking distance of the town and the beautiful beach, whose bay is sheltered by the 'Black Rock'. There are lots of restaurants, cafés and shops along the promenade, which runs behind the beach. There are also all sorts of market stalls and artists displaying their work where you can browse if you want a break from the beach.
There are also some ruins of Roman baths from 3rd to 5th century A.D., just behind the wall that runs along the promenade. There is a door in the wall which is open from 10am to 5pm every day and just up the steps are the remains of Roman baths. This last piece of history is very well preserved and deserves a viewing.
Stalls, shops and accommodation on the promenade, several mini-mercados (including a Spar) and a main supermarket ('Baptista') for your everyday needs and also a good shop selling natural products and all those alternative food products you thought you wouldn't be able to find, explain why Praia da Luz is so popular for holidays.
The resort has everything you need - banks, shops for everything you are likely to need and all in a very attractive setting. It is an ideal resort for family holidays with everything so close at hand.
Praia da Luz is an excellent family beach resort and you really don't need to travel further afield, but if there is anything else you need, Lagos is around a 8-minute drive away!
Praia Da Luz, Western Algarve
Built in: 2004
1,372m2 build size
€ 2,879 £ 2,541 $ 3,433 / m2 build
12,400m2 plot size
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