DescriptionThis is an affluent property in immaculate condition and is located in the prestigious area of Monte Judeu. Although situated in a very quiet residential area it is a mere 10 minute drive to the Traditional Fishing Village of Alvor with its superb long open sandy beach, rolling sand dunes and variety of restaurants. Also within a 5 minute drive is the famous Henry Cotton Championship Golf Course at Penina and Faro airport is approximately 45 minutes’ drive.
Outside, the villa is surrounded by mature, landscaped gardens with a mixture of tiered beds and lawns all with computer controlled irrigation system. The private swimming pool (13 x 7mts) has a large terrace surround with ample space for sun loungers, a barbecue area and shaded outdoor dining area. The lower garden has large lawn spaces, mature planted borders and fruit trees and there is plenty of space for tennis courts. Exiting from the lower gate gives you the opportunity to take fantastic walks through the local countryside.
On entering the villa there is a spacious entrance hall with double doors leading to a large lounge with FEATURE FIREPLACE and patio doors to the pool and gardens. There is a separate dining area which also overlooks the swimming pool to the countryside beyond. The kitchen can be accessed from both the entrance hall and the dining area and is fully fitted with integrated appliances including an American style fridge-freezer, there is ample space for a breakfast table and there is also a walk in pantry.
Also on the ground level is an octagonal office and 2 good size bedrooms with built-in wardrobes and patio doors. Both bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms, one with a corner, Jacuzzi bath, separate walk in shower and double sink unit and the other with an en-suite shower room and double sink unit.
The upper level is reached via an attractive curved, wooden staircase leading to the additional bedrooms. Each bedroom has large built-in wardrobes and patio doors to a shared terrace overlooking the pool and grounds with far reaching country views. The master bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with corner Jacuzzi bath, separate shower and double sink unit, the remaining bedrooms on this level share a shower room also with double sink unit. There is an additional octagonal room on this level which could be utilized as a 6th bedroom or would make a perfect reading room or studio.
The basement area extends to the full size of the house and consists of a very large games room with cinema area, seating area with a log burning fire place, plenty of space for additional games and gym and a shower room. There is also a basement garage with large double doors, two storage rooms and a utility / laundry room.
The property is fully fenced with an electric, main entrance gate and an additional entrance gate to the lower gardens. There are outdoor store rooms as well as technical rooms for pool maintenance, borehole and irrigation systems.
The nearby village of Alvor is most popular for its superb long open sandy beach, rolling sand dunes and variety of restaurants. The famous Henry Cotton Championship Golf Course at Penina the closest and within a 20 minutes are the courses of Vale da Pinta and Gramacho, Morgado, Alto, Palmares and Boavista.
Alvor village itself has retained a lot of its traditional charm with its maze of narrow streets and white houses perched on the hill overlooking the lagoon and sand dunes. A few of the old local fishermen still clean their catch by the old fish market and meet up with their friends to chat away the hours. During the day Alvor is a sleepy seaside village but by night there is quite a vibrant scene, with many diverse bars and restaurants to suit all tastes.>