Attractive Country Home With Magnificent Views for sale in Silves, Algarve
This charming property is set in peaceful countryside close to the pretty village of Amorosa and near the bustling market town of SB de Messines. It is surrounded by rolling hills, cork trees, and views that go on and on. From here you can see Silves castle and then all the way to the coastal town of Portimão with the sparkling sea on the horizon, as well as to the Monchique mountains. It benefits from many traditional features such as wood shutters, vaulted ceilings and Santa Catarina tiles, combined with many stylish updates including an elegant new kitchen and bathroom.
A pretty gravel courtyard accented with natural stones, shady trees and flowering succulents provides ample room for parking. The front door opens to a spacious lounge with a vaulted ceiling. A log burner keeps this room cosy in winter. Patio doors open onto a glass conservatory, ideally positioned to catch the afternoon sun. This is a lovely spot from which to watch the sun set, with views south-west to Silves castle and beyond.
An arch leads through to the open-plan kitchen and dining area. The light and airy kitchen has been completely remodelled. It boasts Silastone worktops, ample cupboards, integrated appliances including a wine fridge, induction hob and under-counter oven. The adjoining laundry is used as an extension of the kitchen with more preparation space, a second eye-level oven, American style fridge-freezer, as well as the washing machine and a door to outdoors. The ample dining area has a patio door onto a charming terrace overlooking the land. It features pretty bench seating and traditional Santa Catarina clay tiles, a shady area with wood beam ceiling, as well as a built-in BBQ for easy entertaining.
Back inside, there is one bedroom on the ground floor. It has built-in wardrobes and is next to a family shower room with walk-in shower. From the lounge a stylish wood staircase with glass panel leads to the two upstairs bedrooms. The second bedroom faces north-west and features a sloping ceiling. The master bedroom has patio doors onto a private terrace facing south-west to capture the fantastic views. This is a lovely spot from which to watch the stars! The master bedroom has built-in wardrobes and an en-suite bathroom with bath with shower over.
From the BBQ terrace steps lead down to a lovely shady area under the cork trees, a seasonal stream and a flat area of land suitable for a veggie patch or keeping animals. In front of the house is a gravelled garden with low maintenance plants, and this would make a lovely spot for a swimming pool or just another area to relax and soak up the peace and quiet.
This lovely home is just a 12 minute walk into the little village of Amorosa with a small supermarket, café and social club with exercise classes and other activities. The market town of São Bartolomeu de Messines with a daily fruit and veg market, restaurants and cafes, hotel, train stations, schools, heath centre and other amenities is only 5km and the medieveal town of Silves with its castle, river walk and restaurants is a short 20 minute drive. The property is in a lovely area for hiking, close to the "Via Algarviana" walking trail which stretches across the Algarve, and a variety of beaches can be reached with a 30 minutes drive. Faro airport is 45 minutes away.
- 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (1 en-suite)
- conservatory or winter garden
- magnificent country views all the way to the distant coast
- peace and quiet, well-spaced from neighbours
- close to a village with supermarket, cafe and social club
- great area for hiking and cycling
- well-maintained property with good insulation for year-round comfort
- air-conditioning, fireplace and panel radiators
- energy certificate: D
- 200 m² living area
- 6240 m² land area
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