Attractive Country Home With Pool and Garage for sale in Silves, Algarve
This charming property is set in pretty countryside close to the medieval town of Silves and walking distance to a restaurant and café. It features a 3 bedroom home with heated pool and outdoor entertaining area plus a separate garage or workshop.
The original farmhouse has been tastefully updated and extended, and retains some traditional features including cane and beam ceilings in the living room and master bedroom, Santa Catarina tiled floor and thick stone walls. A glass front door opens to a sunny entrance hall and the open-plan living room. The lounge area features a wood-burning stove for cosy winter evenings and patio doors open onto a covered terrace with views south over the hills and orange groves. The dining area is next to the kitchen which is well-equipped with Silastone counter-tops, plenty of cupboards, two AEG ovens, gas hob, dishwasher and fridge-freezer. A window over the sink gives pretty views to the pool and north garden. Opening off the kitchen is a glassed-in conservatory overlooking the BBQ and entertainment area. The doors can be opened wide to make this a great extension of your indoor-outdoor entertainment area. The pool is raised with a lovely sunbathing terrace around it, plus it is heated to extend your swimming season. Next to the pool is a circular gazebo covered with grape vines, perfect for al-fresco dining on a warm summer evening.
Back inside, there are 3 bedrooms. The master suite faces south with patio doors into the garden, and an en-suite bathroom with bath and integrated shower. Also opening off this room is another room which is currently used as a laundry. There are 2 bedrooms on the north side, each with patio doors onto a paved terrace with views of the pool. They share a spacious family bathroom with walk-in shower. For year-round comfort there is air-conditioning to heat and cool in each bedroom and the living room, as well as electric radiators plus heated towel rail in the bathroom.
Beautiful gardens surround the house with plenty of mature trees. From the pool level, a path leads to terraced gardens with natural stone walls and an abundance of Mediterranean plants. To the east side of the property is a vegetable garden and this is irrigated using water from the dam (keeping your costs low). There is a great variety of fruit trees in the orchard, a garden shed for all of your tools, and even space for a horse or other animals. For shady parking there is a carport, plus a separate garage or workshop.
Although in a peaceful location it is just a short walk to a restaurant and local café. There is easy access to walking trails and it is not far from a dam. Just 6km to the town of Silves with all amenities, 10 minutes to golf, 20 minutes to beaches and only 45 minutes from Faro airport.
- 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (1 en-suite)
- heated pool with cover and lovely outdoor entertainment area
- open-plan kitchen, lounge and dining room plus conservatory
- separate garage or workshops
- traditional features include cane and beam ceilings plus santa catarina tiles
- mains water plus water from the dam for irrigation
- pretty countryside views and close to silves
- energy certificate: B-
- 162 m² living area
- 6500 m² land area