Located in the very quiet and exclusive area of Monte Judeu, near the award winning Penina Golf Course, is this truly unique spacious property surrounded by beautiful mature, landscaped gardens with impressive outdoor entertainment areas. Nestled in the rear garden area is also a completely independent one bedroom guest cottage.
Electric gates open to a large, sweeping teardrop traditional cobblestone driveway that leads to this stunning villa with ample parking and a large carport for shade. Mature trees and manicured lawns enhance this impressive entrance.
A generous covered porch opens to the grand entrance hall with plentiful natural light from the feature domed ceiling. The walls are artistically decorated and murals evoke the roman ruins of the area. This grand hall separates the sleeping quarters from the living areas.
The kitchen diner boasts a large centre island, granite worktops, dishwasher, 5 ring gas hob and large oven. There is more than enough space for table and chairs to the right and double doors lead to the covered terrace with built-in BBQ - perfect for al-fresco dining. Adjoining the kitchen is the utlity room housing the laundry machines and providing additional storage.
A separate door leads to the formal muralled dining room which also offers double doors opening to the large covered terrace. A set of interior double doors lead back to a smaller hall / waiting area from which you also access the grand lounge.
The 70m2 grand living room with large feature fireplace offers views over the gardens to the countryside and mountains beyond. Double doors open to the terrace, bar, pool and entertainment areas.
A second lounge is also accessed from the great entrance hall and features a cosy fireplace and lovely views over the countryside to the sea beyond. There is another room in this area that could be used as a 5th bedroom or large office.
To the opposite side of the grand entrance hall are the sleeping quarters and guest cloakroom.
The spacious master suite of 48m2 is air-conditioned and a wall of double doors let in an abundance of natural light and lead the eyes to views over the gardens and to the countryside and mountains beyond. The master en-suite bathroom offers a twin bath and a separate shower and a walk-in wardrobe.
There are 3 further en-suite bedrooms, all with built in wardrobes and air-conditioning. Two have en-suite bathrooms with bath and separate shower and one with a shower room en-suite.
The completely self-contained independent guest cottage is set within its own grounds adjacent to the main house offering 1 bedroom, a bathroom with bath and over head shower, a cosy lounge and a fully equipped kitchen with space for a table and chairs. It has its own private terrace and garden area laid with gravel.
The outside areas are designed for fabulous entertaining with a large covered terrace where you can enjoy al-fresco dining and plenty of space for relaxing in the shade. Various shady, secluded nooks underneath the mature trees provide quiet spots to read or take an afternoon nap.
The large 12 x 6m pool offers a vast sunbathing area and is supported by a fully equipped bar and a pergola with dining area.
The property's many extras include intercom entry, alarm system, borehole for water, main sewage and automatic irrigation.
This luxury property is completely fenced and gated offering total privacy in a quiet area yet only a short drive to all amenities. Penina Golf is only a 5 minute drive; this is where the bus stops for the international schools of Porches and Burgau. The traditional fishing village of Alvor with its wide variety of restaurants and the beautiful beach is under a 12 minute drive, as is the town of Portimão with the harbour, daily fresh produce market and a variety of shops and services. Faro airport is a 45 minute drive.