Property Description

Hidden Gem!! Gorgeously renovated stone cottage surrounded by nature yet only 20 minutes from the nearest beach.

Deceptively spacious, fully modernised stone cottage comprising of three large double bedrooms, three bathrooms, a good size lounge/diner with the most amazing view, a fully fitted modern kitchen, a garden filled with fruit trees, herbs and flowering shrubs, a waterfall and fully stocked Koi pond, purpose-built BBQ and dining terrace, several sun terraces – all in a peaceful and tranquil setting. This approx. 200 yr old finca has been extensively renovated to an extremely high standard and includes:-

  • Mineral water direct from the tap! Water with a pH of 9.5 and considered one of the most beneficial waters available in Europe is piped directly to the house 
  • new plumbing throughout (to a no-maintenance septic tank) 
  • new electrics throughout 
  • all walls and ceilings fully insulated 
  • double glazed windows throughout 
  • removable and/or retractable mosquito blinds to all windows 
  • solar powered hot water
  • gas central heating 
  • air conditioning to the first floor
  • modern fitted kitchen with Fagor gas hob and integrated oven, extractor fan, integrated Bosch dishwasher, integrated Whirlpool combination oven and microwave, and integrated fridge
  • new roof
  • satellite television
  • wood burning salamander in the lounge which heats the entire first floor
  • external purpose-built BBQ 
  • additional external dining area
  • 4 external seating areas
  • Koi pond and waterfall
  • purpose built worm farm and additional compost section creating natural fertiliser for the garden
  • covered wood storage
  • plenty of lockable and dry external storage areas
  • private Moroccan courtyard with bubbling water feature off the master bedroom
  • separate walk-in wardrobe and utility room off the master bedroom
  • sold as partly furnished
  • ideal holiday rental income opportunity
  • Energy Certificate C rating

​Living Area: approx. 150sqm

Plot Size: approx. 800sqm (Opportunity to purchase an adjacent rustic plot of approx. 10,000sqm)

  • Distance to beach: 20 mins to south coast beaches, 35 mins to west coast beaches
  • Distance to local amenities in the beautiful Medieval town of Monchique: 5 mins
  • Distance to the world famous Caldas de Monchique spa: 3 mins
  • Distance to local school: 5 mins
  • Distance to local hospital: 20 mins
  • Distance to airport: 1 hour to Faro airport, 2.5 hours to Lisbon airport

The house exudes charm and soul and requires no additional work. The current owners (a landscape gardener and an artist) have poured their creativity into it, retaining many quirky original features such as exposed stone walls, and added new chestnut wood beamed ceilings. Two ancient cork oak trees stand sentinel at each side of the house, giving the feeling that you are living in a luxury tree house. The result is a living space that literally hugs you and doesn’t let go. This property has to be seen to fully appreciate how special it is.

Address Map
Portugal
Algarve Western
Monchique
W9° 26' 17.1''
N37° 17' 6.1''
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Features
: Central Heating
: Fully Equipped
: Semi Furnished
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Key Features
Surrounded by nature
Fully renovated old stone cottage
Beautiful views
Peaceful and tranquil setting
Close to all amenities

Portugal, Monchique - Nature lovers paradise above the Algarve coast

Portugal Algarve Western Monchique

3 Bedrooms
3 Bathrooms
150 m²
€370,000
Listing ID #2180
Basic Details
Listing ID : 2180
Property Type : Villa
Listing Type : For sale
Price : €370,000
Bedrooms : 3
Rooms : 10
Bathrooms : 3
Plot Size : 800 m²
Build Size : 150 m²
Year Built : 0
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