This impressive, modern villa located in the very quiet residential area of Monte Canelas has been thoughtfully designed by Mario Martins an internationally acclaimed and award winning architect, to flow seamlessly with an abundance of natural light giving the villa a bright and airy ambience throughout. It has been finished to an extremely high standard with luxury finishes and offers superb open plan living with spacious rooms and high ceilings.
Electric gates open to a calçada cobble-stoned driveway with a parking area in front of the garage.
The front door opens to a double-height, sunlit entrance area that leads to the spacious living area. The living area has been designed for entertaining with a wall of sliding doors overlooking the 8x4m pool, garden and terrace area for seamless indoor-outdoor flow. The dining area overlooks the garden with patio doors leading to a covered terrace with summer kitchen, as well as a garden area bringing the outdoors in. The patio doors in this room flood the living-dining area with light. There is a wood burning fire place to keep you cosy and warm on those cooler winter nights and zoned recessed lighting also sets the ambiance.
The stylish kitchen features a quartz worktop and splash-back, an eye-level oven and microwave, an integrated dishwasher, and side by side fridge and freezer. There is a large peninsula breakfast bar with an electric hob and extractor and prep sink. Patio doors again let in lots of natural light and lead to a covered terrace perfect for al-fresco dining and outdoor entertaining with a built in BBQ and sink area.
Also on this level is a guest cloakroom, a utility/laundry room as well as a door leading directly to the integrated garage with plenty of storage space.
Concrete and wooden floating stairs with a glass balustrade lead to the upper level where you will find all three bedrooms. The master bedroom benefits from a built-in dressing area with abundant wardrobe space and boasts a south facing terrace overlooking the pool and gardens. The en-suite bathroom has twin sinks and a large walk-in shower. Bedroom 2 boasts an en-suite bathroom and a large terrace affording unspoilt views over the countryside to the Monchique mountains - a perfect spot to rest and relax. Bedroom 3 offers an en-suite shower room and a nice sized terrace facing south. All bedrooms benefit from large fully fitted and lined built-in wardrobes. All of the stylish bathrooms have beautiful raised wash basins and modern wall hung sanitary-ware.
The property is surrounded by beautifully landscaped, automatically irrigated, low maintenance gardens with pretty stone paths. There are plenty of spaces for sunbathing, relaxing and alfresco dining.
This elegant villa has been built to the highest specifications offering all the luxuries you require - there is central air-conditioning throughout for heating and cooling; underfloor heating which is individually room controlled and run via an air source heat pump; solar panels for hot water with an air source heat pump backup; double glazed thermic windows with electric external shutters as well as electric internal fabric blinds; a central vacuum system; video intercom entry system and an automatic gate and garage door. The property also boasts a 20,000m3 underground water tank to harvest the rain water to use for irrigation. All of these features have resulted in the villa being awarded a coveted A+ energy rating.
This immaculate villa is located in the very quiet residential area of Monte Canelas in the countryside, yet close to all amenities. It is only a 5 minutes drive from the championship Penina Golf Resort and less than 15 minutes from the pretty village of Alvor with its wide selection of restaurants and beautiful beaches. It is a similar distance to the vibrant town of Portimâo with its river front esplanade, shopping centres, cinemas and other amenities. Faro airport is only 50 minutes away.