Stylish Country Villa With Guest Cottage, Land and Pool for sale in Silves, Algarve
This charming and spacious quinta is set amidst mature trees and lawns in a valley just a few minutes drive from the medieval town of Silves with its castle and river-front. The original farmhouse has been tastefully renovated and extended and there is an adjacent annex perfect for guests. There is plenty of level land should you wish to keep animals, grow your own produce, explore rural tourism opportunities or just enjoy space from neighbours.
The ground floor is open-plan with the lounge and dining area opening to a covered pergola with shady seating overlooking the tropical gardens and pool. A central feature fireplace keeps the living space cosy in winter. The farmhouse kitchen has a tasteful mix of granite and wood counter tops, induction hob, under counter oven and a central island with bar stools. It boasts a large picture window overlooking a covered terrace and summer kitchen with barbecue, perfect for entertaining. To the other side of the kitchen, there is an office space or reading nook and for guests there is a separate cloakroom. Outside is a secluded cobblestone courtyard with a pretty water tank with goldfish plus an outdoor shower. Opening off the courtyard is a separate utility or store room with the hot water tank and plumbing for a washer and dryer.
Back inside, the floating wood staircase leads up to the bedrooms with beautiful sloping wooden ceilings. The master bedroom has an en-suite shower room with underfloor heating, and views south over the garden to the surrounding hills. Bedrooms 2 and 3 share the family bathroom which has a bath with shower over and also boasts underfloor heating. All bedrooms have built-in wardrobes.
The house is well insulated with good quality tilt and turn windows and doors to keep you comfortable year round. In addition to the fireplace downstairs and underfloor heating in the bathrooms, it features air-conditioning in the bedrooms to heat and cool and it has pre-installation for air-conditioning downstairs.
Separated from the main house by the summer kitchen is a spacious guest cottage with open-plan lounge with wood-burner, dining space and kitchenette. There is a separate bedroom (currently used for storage) and a bathroom with walk-in shower. From the bedroom and lounge, doors open to a terrace and the gardens, screened from the main house by plants and mature trees. This space is large enough to make a lovely home office or games rooms plus studio apartment for guests.
Lush lawns extend from the main house to the pool deck with outdoor shower, sunbathing areas and 4x8m pool with water feature. Pretty gravel pathways wind amongst the mature trees and flowering bushes creating secluded seating spots. There are a variety of fruit trees including orange, lemon, clementine, quince, plum and pomegranate trees as well as grape vines, bananas, bay laurels and rosemary. To the side of the property as well as to the south there is a large field or meadow with a pond filled with water lilies. This would be perfect for horses or other animals and would also make a lovely vineyard or larger orchard. There is a separate access from the road to the land at the side of the house.
The property is fully fenced and there is parking for a number of cars. A wooden garden shed (4x7m) provides extra storage and is used as a workshop. Water for the house is from mains with irrigation water from the canal system for a small fixed fee per year. An automatic garden irrigation system keeps maintenance to a minimum.
The property is located less than 5 minutes drive from the medieval town of Silves with all amenities. It is on a main road with access to Silves by bus. 10 minutes to Silves Pestana golf course, 20 minutes to beaches and 40 minutes from Faro airport.
- main house with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms plus guest wc
- separate annex with 1 bedroom, living room with kitchen, and shower room
- 4 x 8m pool (newly tiled)
- fenced land with space for animals, agriculture or even rural tourism
- year-round comfort with air-conditioning, underfloor heating and fireplace
- fibre internet available
- irrigation water for land plus mains water for house
- energy certificate: C
- 271 m² living area
- 6910 m² land area
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