Elegant and Spacious Country Home With Views for sale in Silves, Algarve
This gorgeous property is located in a privileged position close to Silves with views to the distant coast. Split over two levels, it boasts 5 bedrooms (4 en-suite) with a living room and kitchen on each level. This comfortable home is designed for year-round living with central heating (from solar with a heat pump for back-up) and air-conditioning. There are generous terraces surrounding the house, ideal for entertaining and making the most of the outdoor lifestyle, while soaking up the panoramic views.
Electric gates open to the paved driveway which winds up through the gardens to the house and garage. The front door opens to a spacious entrance hall, flooded with light. A stylish spiral staircase leads upstairs. On this level there is a generous living room with patio doors onto the wraparound terrace with views over the pool and surrounding countryside. The lounge area has a wood-burning fireplace for cosy winter evenings, and the dining area has ample room for formal dining. Next to the living room is an eat-in kitchen, also with patio doors onto the terrace. The kitchen is well-fitted with granite counter-tops, plenty of cupboards, gas hob, electric oven, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. There is also space for a table and chairs for casual eating, should you prefer to eat inside. Outside on the terrace there is plenty of space to dine al-fresco and as this is south-east facing, it is a lovely spot to enjoy the morning sun.
Also on this upper level are two large bedrooms, one with an en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower. Both bedrooms have built-in wardrobes and doors onto the wrap-around terrace. Next to the second bedroom is a family bathroom with corner tub.
From the terrace, there are steps down to the pool level. On the upper terrace level is a lovely shady area with a barbecue, and nestled amongst the trees is a wooden art studio. The driveway wraps around the house so that you can access this upper level by car (making it easy to bring in your groceries).
Back on the lower level, a glass sliding door from the entrance hall leads to the lounge or games room, with fold-back glass doors that open onto the lower terrace and pool. This room is spacious and has dual aspect windows to make the most of the views. Next to the lounge is a second kitchen with dining area and patio doors to the pool terrace. Also on this level are 3 more bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom and built-in wardrobes. The bedrooms boast polished wood floors as well as air-conditioning to heat and cool. There is a guest toilet close to the lounge.
Outside, the expansive terrace gives plenty of space for sunbathing and relaxing. The large, heated 14x6m pool has an area for playing, as well as a deeper part for swimming. It can be heated by solar panels and the heat pump to extend your swimming season. Next to the pool is an outdoor shower, and there is a separate toilet. Beautiful gardens surround the house with plenty of mature trees and shrubs, and lots of shady areas with seating designed for you to enjoy the views. There is a great selection of fruit trees including carob, almond, olive, peach, nectarine, pomegranate, plum, mulberry, walnut and banana, as well as raised vegetable beds. There is an automatic irrigation system and water from a borehole (mains water is available as well).
This would make a lovely large family home, or one level could easily be used for guests with their own kitchen and living room. It can be sold furnished, ready for you to move in and enjoy. Located just 10km from Silves, the property is quite private without being isolated. It is about a 20-minute drive to both the Nobel and German school, and 18km to the coast. Faro airport is about 45 minutes on the motorway.
- beautiful country home with views to the distant coast
- 5 bedrooms (4 en-suite) and 7 bathrooms
- split over 2 levels with a lounge and kitchen on each level
- 14x6m pool (heated)
- central heating (solar & heat pump), airconditioning and fireplace
- variety of fruit trees and raised vegetable beds
- only 10km from silves and 18km to the coast
- energy certificate: C
- 562 m² construction area
- 11080 m² plot area