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OverseasEuropePortugalAlgarveFaroFranqueira, Silves, Faro, Portugal


Franqueira, Silves, Faro, Portugal

3 beds 2 baths 234m 2House / Villa
#43 of 335 Properties Viewed in Faro
Locations Estates Agency
Locations Estates Agency
Tel: 01 677 1188
PSRA Licence No. 001989
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Set in the tranquil Algarve countryside, this villa has total privacy and fantastic country views. Located just 10 minutes outside the Historic Town of Silves which has all the amenities required such as restaurants, cafes, banks, supermarkets, health service and pharmacy’s. The closest beach is 15 minutes’ drive and Faro airport 45 minutes. The villa is all on one level and has an entrance hall with indoor garden, which provides separation between the living areas and accommodation. There is a split level in living and dining room with a log burning fireplace and Fantastic views over the pool and garden to the Monchique hills in the distance. There are large patio doors from the lounge giving access to the private pool and gardens. The kitchen is fully fitted with a large picture window, again with fantastic country views, there are integrated appliances and a utility room. Adjacent to the dining area is an additional room which could be utilized as an office, this room also has patio doors to a private terrace and the gardens. The bedrooms are to the rear of the house and there is a large double bedroom with sun room attached, and en-suite full bathroom with bath and separate shower. The 2 additional bedrooms have a shared shower room and all bedrooms have built in wardrobes and air conditioning. There is a second lounge in this section of the villa, also with a log burning fireplace and patio doors to a terrace and the gardens. Outside there is a separate building with two good size rooms and W/C. This is currently utilized as a games room, with storage room attached but could be re-modeled to create additional accommodation or Granny flat if required. The villa is surrounded by its own landscaped gardens with several gravel pathways and secluded, shady seating areas between the mature trees and plants as well as two ornamental ponds. There is a large swimming pool (12 x 5 metres) with terrace surround, ideal for relaxing on sun loungers. An additional bonus of this villa is a roof terrace with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. The garden has full irrigation supplied from a borehole and there is main water for the house. The plot of 3,800 square meters is fully fenced and there is private parking for several cars. The enchanting town of Silves which sits on the banks of the Arade River ("Rio Arade") is just a 10 minute drive away. In Silves there is history everywhere you look to remind you of its affluent and bold past as the Moorish capital of the Algarve. The most prominent feature in Silves is Castelo de Silves (Silves Castle), which is now the best preserved castle in the Algarve. Sitting on the hilltop above the town, the castle and the Cathedral beside it are the first buildings you see as you approach Silves making a stunning first impression. This villa is in a great location to have the best of both worlds - a place in the country and days at the seaside as the closest beach is only a 20 minute drive away! It is also ideally placed for those family fun things like horse riding, quad biking, hill walking, water parks (Slide and Splash at Lagoa is only a short drive away), Crazy World is only a 10 minute drive and a great day out for all the family especially the ones, there are also several golf courses within easy reach. >