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Classic Villa in Great Location With Lots of Potential in Carvoeiro, Algarve


Classic Villa in Great Location With Lots of Potential for sale in Carvoeiro, Algarve


This charming home is located a short walk from the centre of Carvoeiro with its beautiful beach, plenty of shops and many fantastic restaurants.

Located on a peaceful road the property has electric gates opening to a cobblestone driveway with plenty of space for 4 or more cars. The main entrance is off a pretty, enclosed courtyard with a well and a cistern that collects rainwater for garden irrigation.  It also features a closed off section currently housing the washing machine, extra fridge and cistern pump.

The front door opens to a  split-level living room with traditional Santa Catarina tile floors and plenty of windows to let in light.  A small step leads down a snug lounge area with wood-burning fireplace and patio doors out to the terrace. The terrace has a spacious covered patio and boasts lovely views over the pool and established gardens with plenty of mature trees and plants.

Back inside, there is a cosy TV area off the lounge and a dining area next to the kitchen.  From the dining area, a door leads to the compact classic fitted kitchen.  It has marble counter-tops, traditional Portuguese wall tiles and attractive wood cupboards.  There is space for a small table here, or the kitchen could easily be opened up to the dining area if you prefer a spacious  open plan kitchen/diner. 

A door off the lounge leads to the 3 ground-floor bedrooms.  They are all spacious and the master has an en-suite bathroom and fitted cupboards. There is also a generous family bathroom.

A staircase leads to the upper level which is currently a bright and spacious bedroom, with a wraparound terrace with plenty of space to relax and enjoy the view. This could be modernised as a fantastic master suite and an en-suite bathroom could be added.  Alternatively it would make a lovely office or games room.

The property has many traditional features which create  an authentic Algarvian feel.  All of the floors are original Santa Caterina handmade tiles.   There is an old  bread oven set in the grounds, where the owner used to make her own bread and cook fish and meats. The wood-burning fireplace not only heats the lounge and dining area but also vents to the bedrooms. There are attractive gates on most of the doors and windows so that you can leave the windows open and benefit from the cool evening sea breeze.

The gardens are a small oasis of peace and calm, and the pool with ample terraces is a lovely spot to relax and enjoy the sun.  For additional outdoor storage, there is a shed.

This property is in a great location and has the potential to make a fabulous home or a superb rental investment property.  Situated just one kilometre (10 minute walk) to the centre of Carvoeiro it is an easy walk to the beach, daily market and restaurants.  There is a good selection of supermarkets close by, and for the children there are two water slide parks within 15 minutes drive.  The Nobel International school is just ten minutes away.

  •  fantastic location only 1km to beach
  •  3 or 4 bedrooms plus 2 bathrooms
  •  swimming pool plus outdoor shower
  •  plenty of parking and cobblestone driveway
  •  mature gardens
  •  wood burning fireplace
  •  solar panels for hot water
  •  traditional features including bread oven
  •  energy certificate: D
  •  160 m² living area
  •  1600 m² land area
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