Charming Townhouse in Historic Centre for sale in Silves, Algarve
This charming traditional house provides a rare opportunity to own a property in the sought-after historic heart of the medieval town of Silves. Located in a superb position on a quiet cobblestone street, just steps from the cathedral and the castle, this lovely 2-bedroom home boasts a beautiful, secluded courtyard garden. It has been recently renovated and is ready to simply move in and enjoy.
The front door opens to a sunny living room with vaulted wood-beam ceiling and rustic stone wall. Opening off here is a well-fitted kitchen with granite worktops, under-counter oven, hob, dishwasher and fridge-freezer. There is space for a table and chairs for cosy meals inside. Steps from here lead to the garden where there is a well-equipped summer kitchen with gas barbecue, wine fridge, granite worktops and prep sink, perfect for entertaining. To the side is a laundry area with cupboard for a washing machine and dryer.
The private garden is charming with natural stone wall terraces creating shady spots to relax in the sun or the shade, as well as dining and entertaining al-fresco. A lovely variety of succulent plants add greenery while remaining low-maintenance, and there are also two fruit trees (loquat and fig). For hot summer afternoons, there is a refreshing outdoor shower. Ambient lighting makes this a gorgeous spot for dining al fresco in the evenings.
Back inside, next to the living room, is a ground-floor bedroom with office nook under the window. Also on this level is a bathroom with shower cubicle, a storeroom with lots of shelving, and a second smaller storeroom. Upstairs is the second bedroom, also with vaulted ceiling, and with a window looking onto the garden.
There is air-conditioning to heat and cool for year-round comfort, and the property was renovated a few years ago, including roof insulation. Fibre internet is installed, making this a great work-from-home property.
This is a unique opportunity to own a lovely year-round home in an excellent location with charming outdoor space and would serve equally well as a lock-up-and-leave holiday home. Situated in the historic centre of the medieval town of Silves it is just steps to cafés, restaurants, river walks and the castle. There is a daily market in town as well as a wide variety of shops and all the amenities you could need including public swimming pool and gym facility. Beaches are close by - either 15 minutes by car or a short train ride. Faro airport is only 45 minutes by motorway.
- character property with 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom
- courtyard garden with summer kitchen and outdoor shower
- steps from the cathedral, castle, cafés and riverfront
- located on a quiet cobblestone street
- recently renovated
- air-conditioning to heat and cool for year-round comfort
- energy certificate: exempt
- 48 m² construction area
- 66 m² plot area
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